If you want Quake 2 Live anyway, check Jake 2 (java) or Quake 2 (HTML5) (instructions Linux only, harr harr).
A new premium pak has been released by Id Software. There aren’t any major game changes but there are 4 new maps to play with. Let’s get right into it. Monastery is a medium-to-large sized map most suitable for Clan Arena, Free For All and Freeze Tag. Lots of edges and crates allow for a
The new mappool for standard players has been released this morning. A choice of 26 maps is available for people who do not have premium or pro accounts. CTF’s most interesting map rotation will include Japanese Castles, Shining Forces, Spider Crossings and Finnegan’s. I’m pretty sure Bloodlust and Railyard will get their own fair share
CrazyAl from Reddit has announced a newbie duel cup next saturday, 8th of March, starting at noon CET. Anyone sub 1400 ELO is welcome to join in, if you have participated in at least 1 Community Game before. No worries if this hasn’t happened yet as we still have monday and wednesday to participate. The
If you’re looking for practice and you don’t want to get your ass handed to you all the time when you join random servers, look no further. CrazyAl90 from Reddit has been organising Community Games geared towards newer people. If you want to be more competitive but at your own pace, join the Community Games. Monday and wednesday are aimed towards duel, saturday is all in the name of team modes. I will try to tweet when Community Games are hosted, so follow us to be reminded.
You can join in today at 6PM CET!
Id Software has released a small game update to Quake Live., mostly to fix exploits and callvote bugs. I think the most important bit about this update is that the bots will properly switch weapons when they run out of ammo and Clan Arena won’t crash when there are more players than spawn points on the map anymore. So people playing Clan Arena against bots, rejoice!
Holysh1t has been down too often in the last months, due to a (probable) misconfiguration on our VPS. Me and Lashknife have moved to a new server, hosted in Amsterdam, NL. This new VPS has been running for a few months without going down once so we hope that all issues are now resolved. I
For those of us who have Pro accounts, you are now able to launch any gametype and host it for standard players as well. This should allow some gametypes to get more traction and along with that more players. If you ever wanted to try some of the non-standard gametypes, look for spawned servers by pro subscribers.
The standalone game has been released and besides people experiencing some problems with the .Net launcher, the major change of the standalone game is that Mac and Linux support are dropped. For those users Quake Live became Quake Dead. If you want to continue with the game, you will have to purchase a Windows licence. But it’s not all bad news.
Holysh1t, time is flying and there’s been some interesting news lately. One of the most interesting bits of news is the announcement that Quake Live will be turned into a standalone game. A lot of people see it going back to the roots of Quake 3 but there’s more to it than just a Quake 3 re-release. 1 of the most discussed items is the discontinued support for Linux and Mac.
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