TFTC Quick Installation
This is a quick guide on how to install X-Wing Alliance TIE Fighter Total Conversion on your computer. The aim is to keep it fast and simple. Be sure to follow all the steps in sequence.
- 50GB Free Space
- Run all installations as the Admin
- Perform the steps below in sequence
Need to install X-Wing Alliance (XWA), X-Wing Alliance Upgrade (XWAU) and TIE Fighter Total Conversion Re-Imagined (TFTC-R).
Stage 1: Install XWA and XWAU
- Install XWA Vanilla GOG version (You can purchase your own copy here: https://www.gog.com/game/star_wars_xwing_alliance)
- Once installed, run XWA with a token pilot
- Visit https://www.xwaupgrade.com/index.php?action=downloads
- Download and install the Mega Patch XWAU (2 GB) from https://www.xwaupgrade.com/download/installers/XWAU2020.exe
- Select the correct Aspect Ratio (Default / 16:9 / 16:10 based on YOUR display settings). The most common ratio in today's computers is 16:9. If you are unsure what your aspect ratio is, you can check it in your computer's display settings by right-clicking with your mouse on the desktop.
- Download and install XWAU version 5 (1 GB) from https://www.xwaupgrade.com/download/installers/XWAU2020update_v5.0.exe
- Once installed, run XWAU with a token pilot
Stage 2: Install TFTC-R
- Visit https://www.moddb.com/mods/tie-fighter-total-conversion-tftc/downloads
- Download and install the full 1.2 release from https://www.moddb.com/mods/tie-fighter-total-conversion-tftc/downloads/tie-fighter-total-conversion-tftc-v12-full-patch (9.4 GB)
- Select Updated Tutorial Missions at the bottom of the installation
- Very Important: Once the installation is complete, launch the alliance.exe and choose the Palpatine Total Converter
- Select Customize your X-Wing Alliance: Load a Total Conversion
- Select Convert your X-Wing Alliance: Switch to the Dark Side (TFTC Reimagined)
- Very Important: Select Total Conversion Reimagined
- Launch the game and press ESC (Escape Key).
- Under Video Options, goto Hardware Only Video Options and set the Lens Flare to OFF
In-Flight Control Changes
- Slam Key = toggle K (the accelerator for the Missile Boat)
- To open your S-Foils = close landing gear: Control + L and then press V
- 13 minute video for the TFTC Installation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xkTvWJ6CW0&t=0s
- Joystick Preset Config Options: https://github.com/edemirkan/tftc-joystick-resources
- You can also check the XWA Upgrade extended installation guide
(If in trouble, contact Genie)