This is yet another in a series of Quake Live strategy discussion posts.
Earlier xephyr wrote a guide on how to defend Ironworks. Today I’ll write up some tips for when you’re on the attacking side of Ironworks. Keep in mind these tips are just suggestions. If you strongly disagree on something feel free to join the discussion in the comments! Here it goes. Read More
update: It is now possible to change the crosshair colors by using the menu or console settings! This method is a lot easier than the method described below.
Building on EmSixTeen’s custom HUD installation guide we thought it would also be interesting to explain how to install a custom crosshair in Quake Live. Read More
Originally written by Wolfclaw’s Thormam, edited later by zhakal and even later by xephyr, and even latererer by InFerNo. This guide is meant for people who are new at CTF, to help the #ctfpickup games to become more like real Clan wars for better practice. We will discuss every position in this guide. DEFENSE Often Read More
Over the past few weeks we have received many questions that seem obvious for Quake veterans, yet they are certainly not for the newcomers. Therefor we have added a new segment to our game website, i.e. Quake Live Beginner Guides. Here you will find answers to questions like “how do I change my ingame name Read More
Quake Live has many different enemy skins you can choose from. Id software’s Quake Live team has done a great job improving the graphics of existing quake 3 skins, as well as adding a varierty of new skins to the game. Yet when it comes to racking up frags, a varied series of dark and Read More
Sure, the ingame rocket smoke in Quake Live might look great in frag videos, but during the game itself it doesn’t really help you much. In the Q3 CPMA modification you could change the size of the rocket smoke trail, yet in Quake Live this isn’t possible. All you can do in Quake Live is Read More
When you finally located your Quake Live config, you will be confronted with two game config files, i.e. qzconfig.cfg and repconfig. To be quite honest it’s a bit silly to have two config files even. Therefore, I’ve got my own method to work with my Quake Live config. I’ll run you through it step by Read More
Id Software has done a great job hiding your Quake Live config so let’s try and find it. I’ll explain how to find your Quake Live config for Windows XP, Windows Vista, 7 or 8(.1) and the Steam version separately. Read More
You might need your console pretty often to customize quake live. But how exactly do you open the Quake Live console? Opening the quake live console for the first time can be done with the key combination Ctrl + Alt + ² on an azerty keyboard or Ctrl + Alt + ~ on a qwerty Read More
Time has gone by and things have changed. Not just at holysh1t.net, but mainly in quake live itself. Here are some key developments that occurred in the last few weeks:
Change #1: The Quake Live website has permanently moved
The Quake Live website has changed its location from quakelive.idsoftware.com to beta.quakelive.com. The beta is still closed and you still need an invitation to get in. Yet id software is sending out a massive amount of invites and it is said that the current user base of approx 25,000 will be doubled in no time, bringing Quake Live to about 50,000 closed beta testers very soon (rough estimates). Ask around in #qlpickup.eu on mIRC if you need an invite, you will surely be assisted soon enough. Read More