RDN tools is a pack of tools (toolkit) created by Relic Developers Network for people wanting to create modifications to games developed by Relic Entertainment.
Software in Homeworld 2 RDN
FX Tools Editor
Tool allowing to create custom special effects - for example weapon fire effect. This comes with FX Tools Manual
Source Models and Textures
Unpacked from .big file sample textures, hardpoints files, nebulae and more
Relic Plug-Ins for Maya 3.0
Plugin or Maya 3D modelling software allowing to read and save 3D models from Homeworld
Relic Plug-Ins for Photoshop
Plugin for Photoshop allowing to read and create files in texture format used by Homeworld
Sample Game Mod – Resource Race
Example of small mod, packed in .big format.
Documentation for people creating mods for Homeworld 2, provided in PDF and DOC files