No offence intended to the game, or its creators, Ravenger. Its just that I like it so much I would spend time trying to find a way past any issues, so that more people can enjoy it.
As I say though I think ithe Wolf's lair stationary freighter problem is connected to the issue where some vessels just start stacking up on the exit of a jump point.
I fully understand! I spent 7 years officially supporting the I-War games, and I want people to play them and enjoy them. It's by far my most favourite game series I ever worked on.
It's a shame when the original developer is no longer around to provide official support - all that expertise that made the game and the knowledge of how to fix it is now gone, or at least virtually inaccessible.
By the way, I've uploaded the mod which bypasses the mission to my I-War paper model website: