Having a good setup is very important to get the edge in Quake, and while a PC that can run Quake Live at a stable framerate is very important, so is the peripheral that is the mouse. A lot has been said about which mouse is the best, but even if you have the absolute Read More
(This was originally posted here on EmSixTeen’s blog)
Prompted by a thread on the QuakeLive forums asking if there were any programs with syntax highlighting for editing QL configs, and the fact that there isn’t, I just went off and made a custom language file for Notepad++.
I went through the configs from the games I play, and added in some extra things to make those work too. It’s not perfect and I’m no guru, but it’s better than just plain old black text on a white background. The colours need tweaked, but they’re workable at the moment. Read More
I love it when people take on a project that tackles the difficulty for new players – or just makes it easy for the lazy 🙂 – by creating something for their favorite game. Namad is such a person who started working on Visual HUD: a Quake Live online HUD generator.
I can relate to such projects, when releasing my first version of the config generator, I had to fix a huge amount of bugs, in little spare time, with almost weekly updates and changes to the commands and variables in Quake Live. That was even during closed beta. I can only cheer for a fellow gamer who took the bull by the horns in releasing a HUD generator. And when that person asks me to promote this thing, of course I will spam it wherever I can. 😀 Read More
Some things about the existing config generator could use some improvement (such as it being crammed into a small column) so I decided to renew it and at the same time make it even more userfriendly by adding a couple of features: Preview weapon style images (due long time) A keyboard that maps your bind Read More
The Railgun is not just a very lethal, key weapon in Quake Live, it can also bring shiny color effects to the screen. Most players won’t care and use the default settings, but some like to tweak it just perfect to their likings.
There are two styles to the railgun, set using the cvar cg_railstyle. For the new style, which gives a very nice swirl effect around the beam, set it to 0. For the old style, a beam with disc elements in it, set it to 1. Read More
The qlhud.lifeisabug.com website provides a free platform where anyone can download and share custom made HUD(s) for Quake Live. You can: Find a HUD that suits your needs (search by description, author) Upload your own custom HUD together with a screenshot and get a permanent link to the preview/download page. and more… Example: The default Read More