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QuakeCon BYOC Info

15 03 17 - 11:16

QuakeCon 2017 announced the BYOC registration setup for this year. The quick and dirty (details here) is:

March 30 – BYOC UAC VIP tickets ($400, limit 32)

April 6 – BYOC Quakecon Done Quick ($150, limit 300)

April 13 – BYOC Select a seat ($50, no limit stated).

April 24 – General Admission (free)

As usual the last several years, BYOC costs $ while the general admission to the event is free. If you're in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and think that because you don't have any spare cash so it's not worth going to, the non-BYOC side of the event is amazing. You should still go, it's like a county fair for Quake fans, but free! :) $50 for a BYOC event for a weekend isn't bad either. Right now I just checked and flights for me to Dallas are super-cheap (under $300 round trip, cheaper then the last time I went in 2009!) so hey, if I can come up with several hundred extra buckaroos I might go! :) 

The QuakeCon staff also gave an explanation of what and why things are different this year vs last year, so give that a read. You can read that here.

New IqeBrowser 2.16 Out

08 02 17 - 12:04

IqeBrowser is a program to browse IQE, IQM (Inter-Quake Model format) and many other 3D models. Any 3D model can be saved as IQM (a binary format) or IQE (a text format) file.  You can download the latest version here.  New features since 2.15 are:

  • Skeleton/Model creator cuboid
  • A new dialog. Creates models based on the skeleton and cuboids.
  • Creates minecraft like models.
  • Models can be imported from from the MCSkin3D application.
  • Reuse of already existing minecraft model skins is possible.
  • The current loaded model is exported as a Q3 player model.
  • Resort joints tree by recursive walking the tree and bring the child's in a proper order.
  • Re-links a joint to an other parent or make it a root joint.
  • If meshes share the same texture, now all meshes are displayed. The selected mesh shows white lines, other meshes show light blue lines.

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New Quake 2 Unit

07 02 17 - 12:29

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What is a Quake 2 Unit? It's a set of maps for Q2, similar to an episode of Quake. The plot is that you got dropped off a dropship prematurely and work his way to the surface.

This unit is by colonthreeenterprises and you can view his tumblr page here and download it here.

Thank's to Func_Msgboard for the heads up!

Twitter blew up since yesterday... Quake Con 2017 Announced!

27 01 17 - 12:40

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QuakeCon!  :)

Here's the skinny:

  • @ the Gaylord Texan.  Rooms @ $185/night here, or call 1.877.491.5138 (the hotel)
  • August 24-27th
  • Still free to attend

Some things not posted yet:

  • the cost of the BYOC
  • tounyments
  • new game announcements (but it's assumed Quake Champions will be discussed).

Qbism of QuakeExpo 2016 Interview

09 08 16 - 22:04

Qbism, the one that managed getting Quake Expo 2016 off the ground, gave me some time for an interview.  We cover his begignings in Quake, Quake Expo, and more! Click the "Read More" button down below for a gander.

Read More

QuakeCon is Here!

05 08 16 - 11:06

With QuakeCon in Dallas comes some neat stuff for those who aren't there!

Quake Champions Trailer:

Doom Mulptplayer DLC Unto the Evil:

Steam QuakeCon sale ~50% Off

Stay Tuned to QuakeCon for the latest tourney updates and what not. I'm not there so I can't say much. :)

Quake Expo 2016 Booth Previews

18 06 16 - 22:19

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Today is Quake Expo's Booth Preview Day!  :D  Head on over to Quake Expo 2016 to preview several of the booths that will be showing next month!

What is Quake Expo?  It's an online showing of all things Quake, and like an Expo in real life it runs only for a limited time!  Gamers/Quakers with Quake content to show can read the FAQ on how to share their creations/ideas with the Quake community.  Use #qexpo to spread on unsocial media!  :)

IQE Browser 2.15 Release

16 06 16 - 11:08

IQE Browser is a 3D model program that views IQE/IQM & a variety of other 3D models formats, and can export them as IQE/IQM for various id GPL games.

You can download it at moddb.com, and a tutorial for using IQE Browser with some 3D sculpting applications is also available at moddb.com.

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