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Quakecon 2016 Tournament Details

26 02 16 - 11:41

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To celebrate QuakeCon’s 20th anniversary and 20 years of Quake, we’re pleased to announce this year’s official tournaments will be held August 4-7, 2016 in Dallas, TX in the Wedgwood Ballroom at the Hilton Anatole Hotel.

Players from around the globe will once again come together to compete for their share of $25,000 cash in the QUAKEWORLD 2on2 Team Deathmatch Open and the Quake Live masters will be invited back to battle for the 2016 title in the QUAKE LIVE Duel Masters Championship.

Official QuakeCon 2016 Tournament details and registration information can be found below:

QuakeWorld 2on2 TDM Open:

The QUAKEWORLD 2on2 TDM Open will feature a competition for up to thirty-two (32) two-player teams battling it out in a double elimination bracket and best-of-three games format. Teams who come out on top will share prizes of $25,000, including $12,000 for the team of champions.

To register for the QUAKEWORLD 2on2 TDM Open, interested competitors can visit the QuakeCon tournament area on-site in the Wedgwood Foyer from 10:00am to 6:00pm CDT on Thursday August 4th for participation availability.

Quake Love Duel Masters Championship:

The QUAKE LIVE Duel Masters Championship will feature known professionals and top QUAKE LIVE competitors in an exclusive tournament. Up to thirty-two (32) of the world's best QUAKE LIVE players, hand selected by tournament staff from the open online registration, will face-off in the 1 vs. 1 duel for $25,000 in a double elimination bracket, with each match played in a best-of-five-games format.  With two competitors remaining, thousands will gather to watch as these two best-of-the-best survivors go head-to-head in a single elimination, best-of-five-games throw-down with a $12,000 check written to the champion.

Competitors can register for the Intel QUAKE LIVE Duel Masters online now through April 26th at: quakecon.challonge.com.

For all the official details on QuakeCon tournaments and trials, including rules, requirements, prize money distribution, pool of arenas and additional information, visit www.quakecon.org.

 

About QuakeCon 2016

QuakeCon, the ultimate video game festival, will take place on-site at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX on Thursday, August 4th – Sunday, August 7th. Doors to QuakeCon will open on Thursday, August 4th at 10:00am CT and will remain open through 12:00pm CT August 7th. For more information visit: www.quakecon.org.

 

Pre-registration for QuakeCon will begin shortly. Visit quakecon.org for pre-registration dates and details.

Overdose New Year Updates

04 01 16 - 11:56

It's been a while but Overdose has some news about tools and engine upgrades. I don't want to post all the info here (as it's a lot) but, to sum it up: they've got a new custom Radiant, game code as been added to let the player fire & reload, UI's been updated, completely updated sound system (remember, Q2 came out almost two decades ago!), and a fully scriptable particle & FX system.

You can read all the details over at their moddb.com page. By the way, they're not going to keep their own domain & webpage any more, they found that almost noone used it so they feel it's not worth the money.

OverDose is a class, team& objective based multiplayer game set on a post apocalyptic Earth, were the Confederate Marine Corps and Marauders battle it out for supremacy over the destroyed cities of a war torn world. Using idTech2 as a base, we are writing our engine from the ground up to take advantage of modern day graphical options and details levels to bring you eye popping class based multiplayer mayhem. This isn’t just war... Its an all out apocalypse!

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OverDose Health/Ammo HUD

Brutal Doom v20b Released

01 01 16 - 15:06

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We've got two flavors of Brutal: Vanilla (Mediafire Mirror) and Doom 2 (Mediafire Mirror). The basic package (vanilla) contains just the Brutal Doom content, no engine, extra files, etc. The Doom 2 package is everything you want (including the starter pack!) to play EXCEPT your Doom 2 wad (or FreeDoom Phase 2). 

So, if you're a mod savy Doomer you could get away with just the basic package. Me, I wanted the extra's, so I'm getting the Doom 2 edition. Enjoy! Be sure to mail some pic's in of your Brutal Doom'n action to the_happy_friar_planet@yahoo.com!

RBDoom 3 BFG Allied Helper Tutorial

30 12 15 - 12:19

Radegast on idtechforums posted a tutorial on how to create a fellow marine to fight the depths of hell! He includes step-by-step instructions and a script file. Remember, it's for RBDoom 3 BFG, not the original Doom 3. You can read the tutorial here.

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Demon Steele Release by the end of the year!

28 12 15 - 12:16

The Demon Steele developer, Terminus, made a promise to release the new playable character for Demon Steele by years end and he's ready to release the untested product on us players! So get ready folks! 

What is Demon Steele? Designed as a love letter to retro games, 80s/90s anime, and early heavy metal, DemonSteele is a complete and total gameplay overhaul for GZDoom/Zandronum that dramatically changes the flow of the game to an extremely fast-paced hack-and-slash brawler.  

That's gonna leave a mark.

Brutal Doom v20b & Starter Map Pack Out Soon

28 12 15 - 12:07

Bug fixes and, more importantly, a map pack, will be released on December 31st! How awesome! Check out the really cool Brutal Doom v20b trailer and begin the wait!

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Jackhammer 1.1.855 Public Beta Out

24 12 15 - 12:11

Jackhammer is a new editor for id based games and incorporates the best of Hammer, Q3Radiant, and others. Supporting Quake, Q2, Q3A, Half Life and Gunman Chronicles, it's got three of our favorite Quake game covered!

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Some improvements with this version are improved arch tool, multilingual support, and new curve types.

Download it over here and check out the Jackhammer website. You can get the full list of features here and the latest changelog here.

If you're thinking “Hey, I don't have one of those great Quake games!”, Gog.com has them on sale right now (Quake, Quake 2, Quake 3 Arena). No DRM at all, just Quake!

Thanks Func_Msgboard for the news.

22nd Annual Cacoawards Announced

11 12 15 - 11:18

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The annual “Best Of Doom”, the Cacoawards, has been announced. You've got twelve pieces of awesome Doom goodness that if you don't keep a keen eye on the Doom community (like me) you need to check out. There's also the Lifetime Achievement Award, Best Gameplay, Mapper of the Year, and a lot of Doom trivia along the way.

So check out the Cacoawards over at DoomWorld!

 

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