Most hardcore Quakers are using a customized HUD and since a few months ago, a new element has been added that allows HUDs to be scaled properly for widescreen. A lot of people seem to be aware that there is such a thing, but most don’t know how it works, however, it’s usage is pretty simple. I’ll explain by using a few images so you can edit your custom HUD as well.
(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
So, you want to use a custom HUD in QuakeLive and aren’t sure how? This is an easy to follow guide on how to get and install a custom HUD. Finding and using a custom HUD in QuakeLive is simple! Read More
For a while we’ve been trying to help people with our unofficial Quake Live FAQ page. This page mostly includes general gameplay and customization tips and guides. A few weeks ago, however, a more technical and official Quake Live FAQ about the game was created by the Quake Live crew. Some of the questions answered Read More
As a beginner in Quake Live it can be quite frustrating having to play, despite the matchmaking system, the many veteran Quakers roaming the servers.
Whatever you do or try,… these players always seem to have an edge on you.
As an initial answer to this ‘problem’ Gamedrone.net wrote an extensive article with 16 Quake Live gameplay tips for beginners. Read More