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gg winz (4 comments)
Posted by koOma @ 14:48 CDT, 27 May 2016 - iMsg
why u playing support tho? :(
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Qcon QW 2v2 TDM: Building a team (No comments)
Posted by enzo4567 @ 11:44 CDT, 27 May 2016 - iMsg
Qcon QW 2v2 TDM: Looking for central/west coast players to form a team

Be me 18 want to go to Qcon for the first time.
Looking for players going to Qcon in the central/west coast. I really want to form a team or even have an other team to practice against. Im not VERY experienced with QW but I know the mechanics, movement, values, maps and all that good stuff. I live in Vancouver, BC Canada.

Don't be shy :)
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Reflex CTF Draft Cup (13 comments)
Posted by CrazyAl @ 11:31 CDT, 27 May 2016 - iMsg
Tonight at 14:00 CDT on twitch ArenaFPS will be the first ever Reflex CTF Draft Cup hosted by Netherlands Pill.


Stream: twitch ArenaFPS
Links: Official Announcement, Bracket.
Edited by CrazyAl at 12:27 CDT, 27 May 2016 - 529 Hits
Looking for high quality visual config (4 comments)
Posted by storm @ 04:58 CDT, 27 May 2016 - iMsg
Heya,

I'm looking for a high visual quality config that used to be available on the old VoodooExtreme site back in 99', it was made by Brett '3Fingers' Jacobs, it was designed for the 12mb Voodoo 2. I think he was the guy who made that 'crusher' timedemo map of 64 players in deathmatch for benchmarking.

Anyway, it seems it's completely lost to the internet and google isn't bringing up any results apart from dead links. Does anyone happen to have such an obscure config still laying around somewhere?

Thanks =)
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Hey, a new sexual title. (8 comments)
Posted by wem420 @ 22:44 CDT, 26 May 2016 - iMsg
Hey i dont know why anyone would give TeddyFag or JuioVEgan faggot a mod but suck my tits bitch ill fuck u at quakecon vegan.
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spiritual awakening (No comments)
Posted by SUCKMYROCKET @ 20:49 CDT, 26 May 2016 - iMsg
spirituality is a particular term, which actually means dealing with intuition

what is actually important is here and now

in those days it's really hard to stay conscious, people thinkin free, but they are tracked by evil forces..
lost in time and space and pray for money, stripped of innerself, walkin through life, essence as dummies,
this word is full of lies, it's easy to get confused,
don't listen to nobody, just listen to yourself,
concentrate on your life and your spiritual health
you are all what you want and what you wanted to be

we all are ruled by the snakes who love hate the most,
but we are all spiritual beings,
there's much more than flesh and bones under the skin

if you are reading this text and understand
you are ready for awakening

higher plains of existence, natural mystics encrypted,
no fear for the unknown, feel as they can deceive me,
when I feel like I'm alone,
but as time gonna reveals and love all the battles, I really realize its only spirit that matters

awaken the minor, where pagan their spirit has taken,
forsaken by the moves that we makin, we facin the matrix,
and lackin the patience, whether its ours or ages',
our mentality changes

we depend on the satans

we need to get up and setup a development of innerself,
ponder decision for missions of our spirits health,
help and build an realm of universal consciousness,
create a correlation with the saviors' providence

now there's a prominent promise to help us live with the confidence of eternal accomplishments after living physically with abolishment of materialistic things, awaken the spirit and live as a king

contemplate the revelation through meditation for his return,
adapting to the consequential character we earn,
this is only the beginning, eternity still awaits,
the holy ghost is guidin for our' spirits to wake

seekin higher consciousness I am alone in,
zionism prayin this earth we live in riot

I walk a lonely road, cuz that is the life I chose,
a revolutionary development to an overgrow with innerself from a different realm teach us zen,
beyond the limiting material aspect, adress spiritual delivery,
living infinitely with felicity, no misery

thats why everyone care, look to my direction,
I know where I am coming from,
build a resume morally, specifically for the eternal spirit,
cuz physically your things will disappear,
along with the physical experience we are facin
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Need to be able to reply with images (7 comments)
Posted by zlr @ 16:50 CDT, 26 May 2016 - iMsg
Make me trusted level so I can reply to people with inline images for the lols :)
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Fix for game crashes (No comments)
Posted by BaMoFu @ 16:19 CDT, 26 May 2016 - iMsg
There is a better fix than the one previously discussed in a thread. Hopefully it works for the lot of you who's still having problems since it really is an inconvenience to kill the awesomium process everytime you've joined a server. Try this instead: rightclick on Steam.exe, choose properties/compatability and then in the droplist choose your OS. In my case it was Win 7. Works splendidly for me, hope it works for you people still having problems and for you who's using the "kill awesomium process" fix too.
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Need some commands for CTF server (2 comments)
Posted by -Caco- @ 12:21 CDT, 26 May 2016 - iMsg
Hi, someone can help me with some commands to add to config in my ctf servers?

need:

loadsout off
ammo weap
timers off


i need the commands to put in the cfg of the server

thanks :D
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Thunderdome 6 WB: Even titanier! (10 comments)
Posted by leopold @ 10:54 CDT, 26 May 2016 - iMsg
Today, 13:00 CDT, 26 April 2016 the Winner bracket final will be played between ace player Norway Rikoll and runner up France NPH in Thunderdome Season 6!




VOD

Links: QW Get QW, QW Community, QW Watch it
Edited by Ňke Vader at 05:18 CDT, 27 May 2016 - 674 Hits
Im challenging another streamer (5 comments)
Posted by Zeebrah @ 20:50 CDT, 25 May 2016 - iMsg
Drejjk, the one who gets the most wins out of all played duel maps (we play once on each), wins. Both our streams has to be on while doing the showmatch. Im trying to give you more than 2 viewers brah. See this as a good oppurtunity. Tell me when you wanna do it.


prob 97% chance ur gonna dodge
Edited by Zeebrah at 01:10 CDT, 26 May 2016 - 319 Hits
Best nvidia drivers for win7 (15 comments)
Posted by Nofri @ 18:42 CDT, 25 May 2016 - iMsg
Didnt update those for a while so wonder whats currently the best nvidia driver for win7 in terms of lowest input lag.
With poor nvidia coding that was always pain in the ass since different drivers introduced different sort of problems such as worse fps or higher input lag and there were just few chosen ones which were considered flawless such as old 186.82 or later on 295.73 etc. So wonder whats the safiest go now among those shitty drivers in post 300. era?
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Now kith (3 comments)
Posted by netrex @ 10:02 CDT, 25 May 2016 - iMsg
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GosuGamers - Alienware Monthly Melee (1 comment)
Posted by koOma @ 19:04 CDT, 24 May 2016 - iMsg
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Overwatch Alienware Cup (127 comments)
Posted by Slasher @ 14:54 CDT, 24 May 2016 - iMsg
Hey all,

It's been a while since I posted here, and I'm sure the reception to Overwatch content may be lukewarm at best, but with the games release today Alienware is hosting a $3,000 64-team 2-day Cup today and tomorrow. Among the teams competing are many familiar faces from Quake, along with star players from other games such as Team Fortress 2, CS:GO, UT, Dirty Bomb, etc.

Among the teams competing are as follows:


Europe Rogue featuring France winz, France aKm, and Sweden TviQ (TF2) will be competing in the TakeTV LAN this weekend.

The tournament begins today and tomorrow at 5 PM EST/23:00 CET at http://www.twitch.tv/GosuGamers
Edited by fazz at 08:38 CDT, 25 May 2016 - 4647 Hits
Spoilers - new Elder secret (17 comments)
Posted by Yakumo @ 11:19 CDT, 24 May 2016 - iMsg
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Last (8 comments)
Posted by Meph1stoo @ 10:59 CDT, 24 May 2016 - iMsg
Last
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QL Old Maps Cup !elo 2100- #3 (No comments)
Posted by Kaintt @ 02:31 CDT, 24 May 2016 - iMsg
Full Double Elimination
Duel 1х1

Prize pool now: 50RUR

For participate in the tournament yours !elo must be less than or equal to 2100.

Check !elo: www.qlstats.net/players

Maps:
Aerowalk
Blood Run
Campgrounds
Proving Grounds
Furious Heights
Lost World
Vertical Vengeance

bo3 for winner's bracket:
-1 -1 -1 -1 - loser cointos drop first

bo1 fo loser's bracket:
-2 -2 -1 -1 - loser cointos drop first

Servers: any servers with acceptable ping

Admins:
Pio
inz
Kaintt
cccp.ka

Donate to prize pool:
https://www.paypal.me/kaintt
www.money.yandex.ru/to/410012507364076

Welcome!!! ;-)
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QL EURO TDM 4X4 (4 comments)
Posted by Kaintt @ 02:23 CDT, 24 May 2016 - iMsg
Scheduled: 06:00 CDT, 28 May 2016 to 10:00 CDT, 28 May 2016
Begins In:

http://challonge.com/ru/TDM4x4

When: 28 May 06:30 CDT
The cup will be played using a 7 maps pool:
- Deep Inside, Dreadful Place, Grim Dungeons, HiddenFortress, Limbus, Purgatory, Ragnarok.
- mappick rules
bo3 for winner's bracket: pick, pick, drop, drop - loser cointos drop first
bo1 fo loser's bracket: drop, drop, drop, drop, drop, drop - loser cointos drop first
- Servers: any servers with acceptable ping

Admins: Pio, inz, Kaintt

Pls donate to prize pool:
https://www.paypal.me/kaintt
www.money.yandex.ru/to/410012507364076
Edited by Nico_QD at 08:54 CDT, 25 May 2016 - 725 Hits
First (25 comments)
Posted by the_cool_gamer @ 17:13 CDT, 23 May 2016 - iMsg
First
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Hide the weapon in overwatch ? (70 comments)
Posted by He4rTL3sS @ 15:08 CDT, 23 May 2016 - iMsg
Anyone knows if it will be possible to hide the gun in future OW patches ? Or at least having the possibility to make it at the center or left of the screen ?

I'm asking that because it's possible to hide the gun in games like the new Unreal Tournament, Team Fortress 2, the new DOOM etc...

And considering that they plan to make the sensitivity slider more "precise" and that you can already change your FOV and crosshair, why not more weapons configurations in future patches ?
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Current 125FPS evil vs old Zotac strenx (24 comments)
Posted by He4rTL3sS @ 14:59 CDT, 23 May 2016 - iMsg
Who would win ?

Back in the days strenx won like 38-42 zotac cups afair, how many 125FPS evil has won ?

Who would have the strongest combat skills ?
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My thoughts about the new Doom game. (27 comments)
Posted by kapca @ 14:30 CDT, 23 May 2016 - iMsg
I clocked in more than 20 hours (which is sadly a high number for me nowadays), so here is my opinion.

Letís get over with the multiplayer first: Itís awful! Itís so bad it literally hurts! Whoever made it with the moduls, the DLCs, and the whatevers, they can go and die in a fire as far as Iím concerned, because itís shit.

The single player is a different thing tho.
- Yes the graphics is pretty far from being a technical marvel in 2016. It's static and it will age badly because of the low res megatextures.
- Yes itís repetitive, and you gonna do the same thing over and over again until the end
- Yes itís the same bad story telling again from id
- Yes the enemies are stupid, and there are not enough of them
- etc.

But,
- Itís beautiful and itís fast (on a modern system)
- The weapons and the responsiveness feels so good, itís like kissing tits: It doesnít matter how many times you do it, it never gets old (e.g.: <3 plasmagun).
- There is actually a nice story this time, but who cares, when you have awesome weapons and enough ammo.
- The enemies are indeed stupid sadly, but Nightmare is challenging enough to keep you busy and smiling.

I hated Doom 3 and Quake 4 and I was sure that this one will be bad too, but I was wrong. While it's nothing like the original Doom was (sadly), this new Doom SP is not bad at all and it was great fun for me tbh. Now all we need is some new campaigns, online coop and lots of enemies modded in:)

ps.: Oh and again, whoever did the multiplayer: please die!
Edited by kapca at 14:48 CDT, 23 May 2016 - 767 Hits
spring pictures (18 comments)
Posted by Demiurge @ 14:10 CDT, 23 May 2016 - iMsg
So, I realized I virtually stopped taking pictures, and I thought why, and it's clearly because I'm lazy. So, a few months back I consciously forced myself to start carrying a camera around, and lo and behold, I took a decent pic a day for two weeks straight, and ended up making an Instragram account: https://www.instagram.com/daemiurge/

Let me know if anyone knows cools users to follow. Right now, I'm mostly following guitar pr0n =)

Attached are some recent pics









Edited by Demiurge at 08:08 CDT, 27 May 2016 - 502 Hits
CPM Discord Server (3 comments)
Posted by xerosawyer @ 12:49 CDT, 23 May 2016 - iMsg
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Resolution and sensitivity change [Help] (No comments)
Posted by LLih @ 08:31 CDT, 23 May 2016 - iMsg
Hello

Change resolution on my monitor from X to Y, but changed back to X after one game. Now my mouse feels off. I do small errors, can't hit targets like I used to. I swear the mouse sens has changed some how, yet the numbers are the same. Anyone know of this shit?
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kukkii last ffa before ow launch (11 comments)
Posted by kukkii @ 04:56 CDT, 23 May 2016 - iMsg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83QLmMyEQ_E

thank you for everything.
ill see you soon

battletag: kukkii#1763
steam: http://steamcommunity.com/id/kukkii/
Edited by kukkii at 11:18 CDT, 23 May 2016 - 644 Hits
Site summary for week ending 20 May (5 comments)
Posted by ESReality @ 18:00 CDT, 22 May 2016 - iMsg
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Vote for heartlesss @ discord : (4 comments)
Posted by He4rTL3sS @ 14:51 CDT, 22 May 2016 - iMsg
vote for heartlesss put into "pros/top tier competitive" @ overwatch discord channel http://www.strawpoll.me/10283418

xD
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GTKRADIANT SHOW ONLY SELECTION (3 comments)
Posted by Daniel2 @ 14:21 CDT, 22 May 2016 - iMsg
Hi,

Is there a way to show only the selection in GTKRadiant?
Maybe there is abetter place to ask this question?

Cordialy!

E: So far i found that i can press i to select all and then deselect what i want to keep in the view than press H to hide them. Any easier way? :P
Edited by Daniel2 at 14:24 CDT, 22 May 2016 - 183 Hits
Trying to find QL players to play QL (6 comments)
Posted by ttuvapor @ 13:51 CDT, 22 May 2016 - iMsg
What's the best way of finding QL players in the US to consistently play duel with?
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125 FPS Sunday Cup#39 (Season#30) (9 comments)
Posted by Nico_QD @ 13:38 CDT, 22 May 2016 - iMsg
Scheduled: 10:00 CDT, 29 May 2016 to 14:00 CDT, 29 May 2016
Begins In:

The 125 FPS QuakeLive Duel Sunday Cup #39, as a part of Duel Season#30, will take place this weekend.
Season#30 includes 8 SundayCups and Final Day 26 June


Streams: Russia 102, United Kingdom zLive, Stream's HUB
Links: Season#30 page, Event Rules, Web chat, 125FPS Balance 2015-2016; PF.net; ESport
Donate: 125FPS Donate link. Guys, pls donate some money, and we will continue our events
Edited by Nico_QD at 13:38 CDT, 22 May 2016 - 941 Hits
AGENT RAGE-TO-THUMBS-UP COMBO REACTION (25 comments)
Posted by 8952341 @ 12:45 CDT, 22 May 2016 - iMsg
agent's combo reaction
https://www.twitch.tv/agentjkezoor/v/67950548?t=1h47m20s

evils pov from zlive
https://www.twitch.tv/zlive/v/67953086?t=1h30m55s

someone should create a gif (of both)
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QL Euro TDM 4X4 (7 comments)
Posted by Kaintt @ 09:33 CDT, 22 May 2016 - iMsg
http://challonge.com/ru/TDM4x4

The cup will be played using a 7 maps pool:
Deep Inside, Dreadful Place, Grim Dungeons, HiddenFortress, Limbus, Purgatory, Ragnarok.

bo3 for winner's bracket:
pick, pick, drop, drop - loser cointos drop first

bo1 fo loser's bracket:
drop, drop, drop, drop, drop, drop - loser cointos drop first

Servers: any servers with acceptable ping

Admins:
Pio
inz
Kaintt

Donate to prize pool:
https://www.paypal.me/kaintt
www.money.yandex.ru/to/410012507364076
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4on4 Allstars Nr. 2 (3 comments)
Posted by leopold @ 04:02 CDT, 22 May 2016 - iMsg
Community Grand Master Norway ocoini strikes again with another 4on4 Allstars QW match. It will be played at 12:00 CDT, 22 May 2016 so grep some beers, close all doors and windows and get ready for top level QW action!



VOD

Links: QW Get QW, QW Community, QW Watch it
Edited by leopold at 03:21 CDT, 23 May 2016 - 749 Hits
eBattlegrounds CA League Championship!! (6 comments)
Posted by Forcee @ 23:00 CDT, 21 May 2016 - iMsg
Quakers!

ebattlegrounds.net CA league championship match is SUNDAY 5/22/2016 at 9:00pm CST!!

Make sure you visit the website for the live twitch channel, you won't want to miss this! Team SEMEN vs Team pak2 Cheaters. Players expected to play are team SEMEN: SisemeN, InstiN, Bently, aXema, mRz. Team pak2 Cheaters: KGB, _pit, novmode, 72826, squeeze.

Winner of this match will be the champion of the eBG NA Clan Arena League. The eBG CA league has been a 15 week long battle with most of the top clan arena players competing against one and the other. These last two teams have proven to be the best of the best and this championship match is guaranteed to keep you locked in your seat!

Check out ebattlegrounds for more info, rosters, news and upcoming tournaments.
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deal -vs- 102 (No comments)
Posted by xou @ 15:11 CDT, 21 May 2016 - iMsg


0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: - (0 votes)
Gametype: TDM 4v4
Map: Various Maps
Mod: Team Death Match
Viewpoint: silencep
How to play back QL demos



HoQ TDM Spring 2016 - Division 1 - Round 2

Europe deal with it vs Russia Deliberate Murder

Maps: Dreadful Place, Ragnarok

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8fp25UR8kc&a...oqAugthrcO
Edited by xou at 08:12 CDT, 22 May 2016 - 250 Hits
Thund3rbolt -vs- Twister (No comments)
Posted by thund3rbolt @ 13:10 CDT, 21 May 2016 - iMsg


0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: - (0 votes)
Gametype: Duel
Map: qzdm13 - Lost World
Mod: N/A
Viewpoint: thund3rbolt
How to play back QL demos


Long time ago, when i played vs him i got rekt xD Now he lost :)
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How to Campaign for President (3 comments)
Posted by M1zzu @ 13:07 CDT, 21 May 2016 - iMsg
[[[ Epilepsy warning ]]]

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Zhu Streaming Thread (29 comments)
Posted by Zeebrah @ 11:31 CDT, 21 May 2016 - iMsg
Stream: http://twitch.tv/GG_Pontus

I'll post here everytime i go online!
VODS from every stream will be available on the channel.

QL Config: zhu5.cfg

QL Stats: http://qlstats.net/player/81557#duel

Contact: ggaberg91@gmail.com

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LEFT FOR EDITS
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Edited by Zeebrah at 14:46 CDT, 21 May 2016 - 1395 Hits
Second zhu stream at 18.00. Tune in. (16 comments)
Posted by ZhuMusic @ 08:57 CDT, 20 May 2016 - iMsg
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Quake may be next reboot project from id (80 comments)
Posted by Clau @ 16:06 CDT, 19 May 2016 - iMsg
Hello my fellow Quakers,


I found an article on hexus.net regarding a possible Quake reboot project from iD Software.

http://hexus.net/gaming/news/industry/92876-q...-software/

Bethesda and id Software have only just pushed the DOOM reboot out of the door Ė last Friday. Now it looks like they want another roll of the reboot dice, as a number of job vacancy adverts have appeared mentioning the Quake franchise. The ads, posted on the official Zenimax Media website, have given fresh new hope to fans of the Quake franchise hoping for a new game in the series.


Here is a quote from that advert:
id Software is looking for an Art Supervisor to work as part of a development team on legendary game properties like DOOM and QUAKE, developing custom tools and technology for the game industry's most advanced titles.

Here is the link to it:
https://jobs.zenimax.com/requisitions/view/920

What do you guys think, could this mean they are working on a new Quake? I hope so! :)
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Simple Frags (10 comments)
Posted by ollir @ 14:52 CDT, 19 May 2016 - iMsg



0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: 9.2 (17 votes)
Here's a little frag video I made.
It's called "Simple Frags" and it contains just that.

Enjoy :)
Edited by ollir at 16:11 CDT, 19 May 2016 - 706 Hits
Edited by Gazz12 at 13:37 CDT, 19 May 2016 - 1234 Hits
deal -vs- rekt (6 comments)
Posted by xou @ 11:30 CDT, 19 May 2016 - iMsg


0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: - (0 votes)
Gametype: TDM 4v4
Map: Various Maps
Mod: Team Death Match
Viewpoint: silencep
How to play back QL demos




HoQ TDM Spring 2016 - Division 1 - Round 4

Europe deal with it vs Europe REKT

Maps: Ragnarok, Purgatory, Hidden Fortress

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lohHj8PPsYo&a...Fwcojq_qqa
Edited by xou at 15:07 CDT, 21 May 2016 - 540 Hits
Doom (64 comments)
Posted by Gobotz @ 07:58 CDT, 19 May 2016 - iMsg
It's fun.
we can have weapons and ammo spawn...
i think duel could even be set up.


https://youtu.be/Xz07prsN5YA
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New computer issue with QL, ESR help! (22 comments)
Posted by ZhuMusic @ 07:05 CDT, 19 May 2016 - iMsg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nO7g27_rAo&feature=youtu.be

So I recently got my new computer for streaming, I just tried h1z1 on ultra and I had max fps. Coming onto QL I came onto a problem i've never had before. Watch the video where I further explain.

My specs:
Intelģ Core i7-6700
GeForce GTX 970 4 GB
16gb memory
Windows 10
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How to remove the .cfg files... (2 comments)
Posted by He4rTL3sS @ 21:58 CDT, 18 May 2016 - iMsg
... in steam quakelive's folder, once and for all ?

I mean I have 2 files that I want to get rid off : weapons.cfg and test.cfg. If I remove them manually, each time I relaunch ql they will be back in the folder.

Is it something saved in steam cloud ?

How to remove them definitely ? How to clean steam saved files in the cloud ?
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An exposition on why Quake 'failed' (67 comments)
Posted by zlr @ 19:03 CDT, 18 May 2016 - iMsg
I see a lot of people on the internet think of the oldschool shooters as 'mindless' twitch FPS games that don't require any tactics. I've seen this in vods, trailers, twitch chat over the years and it got me thinking of why Quake doesn't exist in modern gaming culture.

When those people watch team games in Quake all they see is 'people shooting stuff'. However, at every LAN event I have been to over the years, and I have been to a lot of tournaments since the early 2000's for Q3 and Q4, most I have spoken to at the events who have never seen Quake played before were very impressed by the duelers when they were up on the big screen. At many events the duelers got the crowd cheering more than the CS and RTS games did, and many people I spoke to said they found watching Quake to be the best part of the tournament. Duel is the reason why Quake is considered the pinnacle of FPS skill by non-quakers who know what they are talking about.

And to be honest, CTF and TDM tactics aren't that advanced when you consider the bigger picture in Quake, it's more about acquired CTF/TDM mode experience and being able to instinctively and habitually work well with the other 3-4 players on the team without having to communicate the overall strategy because the gameplay is so fast paced that by the time one person articulates a strategy the opportunity to apply the in depth tactical routes / teamwork / maneuvers has already gone. It is chaotic, teammates are dieing and respawning constantly and being repositioned elsewhere throughout the whole game. Compare that to CS where the casters have a whole bunch of time to talk about the overall strategy and what is going on because the game is slow enough to allow it.

I would estimate that 70-80% of what goes on in a game of CTF or TDM is not recognised by a viewer who doesn't understand the complexities of Quake, whereas with Duel it is more noticeable and the casters have more time to explain what is happening and why.

There has been a few threads on ESR trying to say why Quake has failed, Disrepute tried to blame the focus on duel as the reason, others say it's iDsoftware's fault, but so far everyone is only peeling one side off the methaphorical 'banana' that is 'why quake failed.' It's more complex than what has been discussed so far. Tennis for example shows that a 1v1 sport can be very successful where the top percentage of players in the world make an extremely good living off playing from travelling around the world competing in grand slams and smaller tournaments, and the grand slams are watched by millions of people.

So I sat down and tried to reason through why Quake has failed and get to the core reason why, and came up with the following summaries:

Increased popularity of the gaming industry: It is a fact that starting from the early 2000's most games that are massively popular are dumbed down to make them more accessible to a wider range of audiences. The more popular something is, the easier and more friendly it is to lower skilled players. Quake in its current form just does not fit into the modern gaming culture because it demands dedication, skill, determination and most relevantly lots of time and practice to get to a high level. Quake is a game for people who are competitive, but the majority of the gaming culture just want to play games to have fun by themselves or with friends or waste time on something that makes them feel good.

Inept adaption by iDsoftware: iD failed to see the trends of popular gaming, or saw it and chose to ignore it. Instead of following the trends of modern FPS of dumbing down gameplay and make it more simple, introducing experience levelling, item unlocks, achievements, ladders, etc they released games like Quake4 and thought they could just repeat the same success they had with all of their flagship games before. By the time Q4 came out the whole culture of gaming had already changed dramatically in that it wasn't just a select few 'nerds' playing it at school any more. By the time Q4 came out there was already masses of casuals getting into gaming and with all the easier and more accessible alternatives to Quake4 that was out at the time it had no chance of drawing a large number of players.

Regulated official eSports oversight: there is no governing body that decides the rules and regulations of 'electronic sports'. Anyone can throw up a website, run a tournament, and call it esports. With real life sports, going back to tennis as an exmaple, you had set rules that have been in place for years and these rules are applied globally and controlled centrally for all official tournaments. Sports have a standard that must be met by tournaments, an official ATP tennis tournament cannot simply say 'we are going to dumb down the professional game of tennis by allowing a second ball bounce so we can get more participants and make more money,' however this is what has happened in 'esports' over the years. When you consider what is an 'electronic sport' skill, Quake is a timeless skill that still hasn't been matched today in any popular modern FPS games. With a more regulated eSports body that is honest and operates on integrity and focuses purely on the most skillful forms of 'electronic' sports, Quake may have seen more success than it did for a longer period of time.

Popular gaming culture and consumerism: With the advent of popular gaming culture comes big money, big companies and consumerism. A game like Quake was made in a era before gaming was part of everyones lives in popular culture. Some of the pressures of consumerism did not have as much of a part to play as it does now. Truely competitive gamer numbers pale in comparison to the casual market who are not competitive. If you are playing a game casually for the simple of reason of enjoyment and that 'new' feeling you get when you try a new game for the first time and you aren't interested in being competitive and practicing, you will run out of stuff to do very quickly in the pre-2000 era of gaming. Big publishers recognised this and this is when you started to see all of the bells and whistles come into a game like achievements, unlocks, experience levelling, etc (in FPS games, obviously RPG's had this formula already). Once a casual player has finally sunk hundreds of hours into their game to unlock all of the meaningless achievements a brand new game is already out again these days. Now they can do the same thing all over again. By the time 2008/2009 came around, iD finally caught on and attempted to modernise Q3 in the form of Quakelive, but it was executed poorly which resulted in large queue times on launch day, ineffective matchmaking and ranking, a tiny budget and bad marketing and decision making.

Conclusion/Summary:

When you consider all of this, and what Quake's strong points are and why there is a dedicated small number of players who love it and recognise it for its brilliance, you will realise that Quake and popular gaming can't co-exist how we would want it. To make Quake popular today and played by hundreds of thousands or millions of players, you need to chop out the heart of Quake to the point that it won't even be recognisable as Quake any more.

I think there is nothing that could have been done to prevent Quake from losing its spot as the most popular competitive FPS while retaining the part of what makes Quake so good, given the trends of popular gaming culture and how it is driven by big publishers whose only goal is more $$$, however if a number of things were done differently by iDsoftware, community organisers and a couple of sponsors Quake could have still been a staple eletronic sport today, it wouldn't have had huge numbers of players, but a bracket of professionals that played on a year round circut similar to how tennis operates. Non-quakers enjoy watching Quake, just like people who have never played tennis enjoy watching the grand slams, because they can appreciate the masters and skill that the players have. I know many people who have played tennis maybe once or twice in their life, but still watch the grand slams. It could have been the same for Quake.

Quake demanded excellence, honesty and professionalism in a culture and industry of mediocrity, laziness and greed. I think that it's too late to change anything now, unfortunately.
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HoQ TDM Spring 2016 - Rankings (46 comments)
Posted by xou @ 11:18 CDT, 18 May 2016 - iMsg
Last Tuesday, the HoQ TDM Spring 2016 league saw its last match played. The time has now come to release the rankings for the three divisions.

First, if you missed some games, most of the VODs are available on Plus Forward (please point out the missing ones). We also hope some players will come forward and upload some demos.

Final Rankings


Prize Distribution

Thank you all for your donations, again!
Division 1
cup_gold deal with it - 210 EUR
cup_silver REKT - 150 EUR

Division 2
cup_gold B52 - 120 EUR

Division 3
cup_gold Zombei - 80 EUR
Thank you all for donating, watching, streaming, and playing.

Links: Results, Prize Money - mIRC #HoQLeagues
Edited by xou at 14:37 CDT, 18 May 2016 - 2467 Hits
Quake 3 retrospective memories (11 comments)
Posted by Red Spark @ 07:21 CDT, 18 May 2016 - iMsg
If there are still some people old enough to remember those times, it would be interesting to hear their perspective on what Q3 was like back in its very early days (1999 - 2001). How did it play, what bugs were present, what hardware was popular back then. Was it playable without competitive mode? How public games were going? What did patches bring to the table? How competitive scene started to arise?

Would be great to see some interesting stories from the dawn of the new millennium.
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Quake Live Old Maps Cup !elo 1700- (6 comments)
Posted by Kaintt @ 07:07 CDT, 18 May 2016 - iMsg
Date: 2016-05-20
Time: 5pm GMT (19:00 MSK)
Prize pool: 65RUB

Full Double Elimination
Duel 1&#1093;1

Map pool:
Aerowalk
Blood Run
Campgrounds
Proving Grounds
Furious Heights
Lost World
Vertical Vengeance

All rounds for winners - bo3.
All rounds for losers - bo1 (and final)
Superfinal - bo5 (+1 for winner)

Site of event:
http://goodgame.ru/cup/3408/

Your support:
https://www.paypal.me/kaintt
www.money.yandex.ru/to/410012507364076

Welcome!!! ^)
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clan aren tier 5 tactics tutorial by ika (14 comments)
Posted by ika @ 20:08 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg


This is part 2 of my clan arena tutorial series :]

You can find part 1
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Quakelive on the brink of collapsing (262 comments)
Posted by un4x @ 17:45 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
Hello everyone,

Many of you may have lately noticed the various unfortunate events that have taken place in our QuakeLive community.

1) HOQ TDM this season was pretty devastating. Teams couldn't gather players and many clans decided to drop. Streamers barely casted 1/3 games.
2) #tdmpickup has taken a hit and has dropped from around 200 average connected players on the channel to an average of 150 and sometimes less than 130 at nights.
3) #capickup has completely stopped and has not had a single game in over 2 months
4) #ctfpickup is struggling to gather 8 players for a game (barely a couple of games a day)
5) the duel scene has gone pretty inactive.
6) Most top notch streamers have stopped caring or have other priorities (zoot, disrepute, ddk, etc)
7) Surely other events I can't think of atm

We are reaching the point where we every player counts, and where imho we are on the verge of reaching particularly low numbers leading to a flee of the very few players left.

To all those who still love this game and who always have, wether it is old school players are recent new blood, I urge everyone to make a move.

If you love this game and wish to keep it from becoming what Quakeworld, Quake2 and Quake4 have become then now is the time to act.

Everyone can contribute in some way, wether it is motivating old school players you know to come back or simply playing a few games yourselves....

Think of the nostalgic old days where clanbase would host an opencup with over 125 teams whilst hosting eurocup and nations cup at the same time just in TDM...

Any suggestions are welcome to boost this community and help avoid an actual end which imo is on the brink of taking place.
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Qlstats.net (7 comments)
Posted by wem420 @ 16:03 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
Hi owner of Qlstats.net. I see you have no contact information i enjoy on your website, so hereit is

No matter what computer i log in on, the "All" refinery tab does not show america, ie. Rapha would be 1st or 2nd on the overall list.

If it cause hes from Murrica, i understand easy to be against us murricans, but please fix your site, and make it more like qlranks.com, please, ty, use , of , comma's, incoorect.
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True Damage International Series QW 2on2 (17 comments)
Posted by TheEarl @ 15:54 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
With the heat being generated in preparations for Quakecon 2016, the True Damage International is a prelude event that will be fully shoutcasted.
Players can accumulate points to enable a better seed at Quakecon's $25,000 QuakeWorld Tournament.

Event One: Sunday, June 26th
Event Two: Sunday, July 10th
Event Three: Sunday, July 24th

Sign Up


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NEW QUAKE recommendations (9 comments)
Posted by wwwAnyBoy @ 15:13 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
Time to write a new Quake

As a fan of the game with the experience of 13 years, I give expert analysis and 100% working recommendations, absolutely free.


We have long worked on Quake Live, we wrote a new good dueling maps. Period 2009-2016 = 7 years of work. 7 years should not be drop out !!!!!

WIN Formula:

New Quake = QuakeLive + NewGraphics + Innovations (+ SinglePleer).

QuakeLive:
-We need to take all the QuakeLive code and simply upgrade the graphics part to the modern level.
-All Dueling maps (in online tournaments) should save all that they have, diagram, proportions, dimensions, have 2-3 texturing variants (1 variant of the textures for the pro) like campgrounds and bloodrun in QuakeLive.


Now the main part:

Innovations = Innovations for PRO + Innovations for NOOBS.

Innovations for Noobs:

-Elo Rating (Glicko) should be everywhere and prevent novice sound the siren of a strong opponent. And do not give to play. Noobs needs less frustration. Moreover, the rating must be recognized by each duel map SEPARATELY. Just players with a high ELO should have the crown on the head in game, nick must be red and radiate
curvature of space and time.

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Innovations for PRO:
-Server Must be 100 fps.
-Ability to increase ping on /cv sameping

UPDATE 19.05.2016
-Some duel maps must have super powerups, like Invisibility (duration 2 sec, player model fully invisible, spawns like quad 3-5 times during game), Silence - no any sound from player.
-Selectable spawns http://www.esreality.com/post/2811344/duel-selectable-spawns/ . But i think also about how players choose spawn points during their movement, like proximity mines setup( its Very tactical)
-Of course wall demolition.! You rocketJump and crash wall by your body!! Some animation required! =). Also you can make holes by rocket and hide inside!
-Rockets fly not only linear but also little right or left like some wind move it!
-3 jump states! Little higher, little lower, but faster


to be contunued,
I'll write more later
Edited by wwwAnyBoy at 15:43 CDT, 18 May 2016 - 906 Hits
Before Daybreak (30 comments)
Posted by happy @ 14:46 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg



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Rating: 8.3 (49 votes)
The second quake live movie in my practice. Hope you enjoyed it. (c)impegZ

Starring: cityy, cthulhu_, d1z, davis, DSTEKER, HiRi, Insaccato, Karwik, LEE, loveless, MaGGoTkil, Slimk, Todesknecht, twister.

Music:
she - Insomnia
Fraunhofer Diffraction - Lost
Fraunhofer Diffraction - Before the dawn
Fraunhofer Diffraction - On the bottom
Edited by Teen Queen at 09:00 CDT, 18 May 2016 - 1873 Hits
Probation (28 comments)
Posted by ZhuMusic @ 12:20 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
Hello, I think you could let go off my very old probation now. All of the old me was always a act, a troll.

As im coming up with my new stream soon, I want to go forward. Hope the staff wants to give me a shot at it!

I'd also appreciate if i could get my stream in the featured box when it starts going.

Thanks!
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New Quake in development? (27 comments)
Posted by [eXodus] @ 09:48 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
id Software is looking for an Art Supervisor to work as part of a development team on legendary game properties like DOOM and QUAKE,

id Software is looking for an Anti-Cheat / Security Programmer to work as part of a development team on legendary game properties like DOOM and QUAKE,

id Software is looking for a talented Backend/Server Programmer to help create and maintain game services as part of a development team on legendary id game properties like DOOM and QUAKE,

id Software is looking for a talented Database Programmer to work as part of a development team on legendary id game properties like DOOM and QUAKE,

https://jobs.zenimax.com/locations/view/1
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thund3rbolt -vs- waro (No comments)
Posted by thund3rbolt @ 09:15 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg


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Rating: - (0 votes)
Gametype: Duel
Map: N/A
Mod: N/A
Viewpoint: thund3rbolt
How to play back QL demos


Online duel: Thund3rbolt vs waro
i lost twice in my map pick furiousheights, but won in his map pick sinister :)
Edited by thund3rbolt at 09:16 CDT, 17 May 2016 - 166 Hits
Fragged by thund3rbolt & themarkuha! (8 comments)
Posted by thund3rbolt @ 07:19 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg



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Rating: 4.5 (10 votes)
Quake Live Fragmovie called : "Quakelive Fragged by thund3rbolt & themarkuha! "
Feauturing EstoniaThemarkuha & EstoniaThund3rbolt
Quake bros since 2013!
Clips recorded by Thund3rbolt
Clips edited by themarkuha
Peace!Thanks for watching!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8BvsTo0y28
Edited by thund3rbolt at 07:25 CDT, 17 May 2016 - 394 Hits
Experts help needed (22 comments)
Posted by @ 05:37 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
Hello,

i am bigfoot, i never a had a problem like this one, yesterday, i was playing and suddenly got 999, i can't even move, but i can type ( it takes time to send it ).

Things i'm sure about :

* No one is using my internet, i turned off the wifi.
* No program is using my internet.
* Browsing and other games work fine, ( i tried romero's aftermath, no lags ).

Other information :

* I can see all servers, when i try to join a server, awaiting gamestat... takes 20 seconds ( this never happened ).
* my ping is normal for a while, and suddenly 999.


Please help me, Thank you !!!
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Quake Live Clan Arena 4x4 #2 (No comments)
Posted by Kaintt @ 00:05 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
Quake Live Clan Arena 4x4 #2
Full Double Elimination

Date: 2016-05-21 Time: 2pm GMT

Map pool:
Campgrounds
Eviscerated
Asylum
Almost Lost
Hidden Fortress
Thunderstruck
Drunken Mummy

All games winners - bo3
All games losers - bo1

Cointoss bo3:
Loser's pick
Winner's pick
Loser's drop
Winner's drop
Loser's drop
Winner's drop

Cointoss bo1:
Loser's drop first

Site of event:
http://goodgame.ru/cup/3398/

Your support:
http://www.paypal.me/kaintt
http://www.money.yandex.ru/to/410012507364076

Past event:
http://goodgame.ru/cup/2880/

Welcome!!! :)
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Quake Live Clan Arena 4x4 #2 (No comments)
Posted by Kaintt @ 00:05 CDT, 17 May 2016 - iMsg
Quake Live Clan Arena 4x4 #2
Full Double Elimination

Date: 2016-05-21 Time: 2pm GMT

Map pool:
Campgrounds
Eviscerated
Asylum
Almost Lost
Hidden Fortress
Thunderstruck
Drunken Mummy

All games winners - bo3
All games losers - bo1

Cointoss bo3:
Loser's pick
Winner's pick
Loser's drop
Winner's drop
Loser's drop
Winner's drop

Cointoss bo1:
Loser's drop first

Site of event:
http://goodgame.ru/cup/3398/

Your support:
http://www.paypal.me/kaintt
http://www.money.yandex.ru/to/410012507364076

Past event:
http://goodgame.ru/cup/2880/

Welcome!!! :)
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my soundcloud account (2 comments)
Posted by santile @ 20:43 CDT, 16 May 2016 - iMsg
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Changing fov from a different resolution (2 comments)
Posted by marissa @ 14:25 CDT, 16 May 2016 - iMsg
I just recently made several changes to my config settings and computer.

Well i moved from 1366x768 resolution, a non true 16:9 resolution to a true 1792x1008 resolution. I cant do 1920x1080 because my fps is not stable but 1792 it is stable.

However, i have had 103 fov and the enemy looks farther away since i changed my resolution. This would make sense i suppose. So im assuming that i need to change my cg_fov to more closely resemble what i had with my last resolution?

If so, is there a place or way i can calculate a similar FOV so i have the same feeling i had by factoring in the resolution change?
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lets make the new quake 5 ourself [IDEA] (24 comments)
Posted by dizzle @ 12:54 CDT, 16 May 2016 - iMsg
why not make the new quake game i am sure we are amongst a various talent peoples here on esr i mean come on we have not last as long we did without those people always pushing for the rite stuff am i rite hehe =]

i would like to assisst in the new quake as i have learned to code since last year and have improved my english vast amounts

we could do it in our spare times

me well i have any time i can give because i all have is my fam and a job at the store atm so just holla at cha boi dizzle u know what im saying =]

i would make quake such an awesome game even for the noobs

i need your help because iD software do not response to my CV ??

peace out ESR
til next time
- big homie dizlat
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Doom WASN'T 3D! - Digressing and Sideque (4 comments)
Posted by zeroql @ 08:21 CDT, 16 May 2016 - iMsg
Interesting video! :)

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Easier to shaft up than down. (8 comments)
Posted by Lollo2 @ 07:56 CDT, 16 May 2016 - iMsg
Hi guys howcome it is easier to shaft up than down? If I stand on red armor on dm6 and my enemy is at plasmagun I usually stay in the duel. Also on Thurnderstruck if enemy goes up the stairs to the platform I usually hit better. Is it because shafting up gives more knockback?

I also have a question about plasma. I find it easy to hit with shaft/lg. But much more harder to hit with plasma. Do plasma(cells) have a minor hitbox than shaft rail rockets?

Hope you wanna discuss... Take care
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125 FPS Sunday Cup#38 (Season#30) (27 comments)
Posted by Nico_QD @ 07:26 CDT, 16 May 2016 - iMsg
Scheduled: 10:00 CDT, 22 May 2016 to 15:00 CDT, 22 May 2016
Schedule: Passed

The 125 FPS QuakeLive Duel Sunday Cup #38, as a part of Duel Season#30, will take place this weekend.
Season#30 includes 8 SundayCups and Final Day 26 June


Streams: Russia 102, United Kingdom zLive, Stream's HUB
Links: Season#30 page, Event Rules, Web chat, 125FPS Balance 2015-2016; PF.net; ESport
Donate: 125FPS Donate link. Guys, pls donate some money, and we will continue our events
Edited by Nico_QD at 13:37 CDT, 22 May 2016 - 2380 Hits
Q4 reborn duel cup #2 (6 comments)
Posted by Poliakov @ 04:49 CDT, 16 May 2016 - iMsg
Scheduled : 23 may to 29 may

It's time to reinstall q4 and play some cups!



Admin : Francepoliakov - Austria Zuphrin
Links : Sign-up
Links : website
Streams : twitch
Contacts : Q4
discord Channel
- q4reborn@gmail.com
Edited by Poliakov at 04:47 CDT, 20 May 2016 - 558 Hits
F*CKMEGEDDON: A Xonotic Frag Movie (6 comments)
Posted by Smilecythe @ 23:39 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg



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Rating: 7.4 (15 votes)


F*CKMEGEDDON is a 15min long Xonotic slideshow content of frags that I've been collecting ever since I started playing about six years ago. Some clips are old, some are new and some I can't even remember. I've got footage from various tournaments as well as public/pickup matches, featuring game modes such as Duel, DM, TDM, CTF, Vehicle CTF, Instagib and some weird modifications in between - against various opponents chosen indiscriminately by skill or reputation, rather by the coolness of the frag like in the old times. The result is a disorienting chaos filled with randomly modded announcer sounds and gun models determined by the server I was playing in. A ton of airshots, killing sprees, spawn killing, vortex whoring, mortar ricochets, curve rockets, flickshots and in general buttloads of Xonotic exclusive gimmicks. Little bit of everything! What can I say? I love this game and every (most) part of it.

This is an old movie project that's been collecting dust for a while. Quality is a bit below the standard and the fps is only at 30. This is because when I started this project I intended it as a youtube only release and back then standards weren't as high, let alone you couldn't even upload at 60fps yet. I promise my future videos will be at a solid 60fps and a decent resolution, assuming the game (that I'm working with) has avidemo features or that my toaster can handle fraps/bandicunt/camtasia/whatever type of recording that would be necessary due the absence of it.

DL: https://www.dropbox.com/s/k8ttevrof06zp2x/Fuckmegeddon.mp4?dl=0
Edited by Smilecythe at 08:27 CDT, 18 May 2016 - 516 Hits
Reflex EU Duel Cup #3 (4 comments)
Posted by CrazyAl @ 19:24 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
Scheduled: 09:00 CDT, 11 June 2016 to 12:00 CDT, 11 June 2016
Begins In:

Reflex community members organise a duel cup in light of the new competitive rule set (no timers). The cup will take place on Saturday, 11th June at 09:00 CDT. Players can sign up on Challonge.


Stream: twitch ArenaFPS
Admins: Germany Benz, GayPride Qualx, France Ramagan Poland Tehace
Links: Official Announcement, Discord, Sign-Up
Edited by Teen Queen at 17:03 CDT, 27 May 2016 - 1017 Hits
Site summary for week ending 13 May (2 comments)
Posted by ESReality @ 18:00 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
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Webbased Namegenerator (2 comments)
Posted by HuXX @ 15:44 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
I was playing around with javascript and php. The result is a webbased quake 3 namegenerator. Maybe its useful for somebody.

Click here to generate your playername
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Masterserver down? Solution! (1 comment)
Posted by HuXX @ 15:15 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
IDSoftware switched off again their quake 3 masterserver. Players cant see anymore servers in the quake 3 ingame browser.

As a solution, we, the BMA Team are running now our own masterserver. Players can see again servers in the quake 3 ingame browser, that were added to our masterserver.

Masterserver: master.huxxer.de

Click here to read the tutorial for serveradmins

Click here to read the tutorial for players / clients

Click here to view the webserverlist

Feel free to donate for us, if you honor our work!
Click here to donate
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eBattlegrounds CA League Match Tonight! (3 comments)
Posted by Forcee @ 14:00 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
Tonight 5/15/2016 9:00pm EST
pak2 vs e- . CA League Loser bracket finals!
Winner will move on to play in the championship match vs SEMEN.
- eBattlegrounds for Live Twitch Channels and more info about the league and upcoming tournaments.

pak2 Cheaters | expected line up:
KGB , _Pit , novmode , 72826 -
Alternates: squeeze , icelore , thorleo

e- Eminence | expected line up:
rapha , Banks(pure) , t1g , poptrunk
Alternates: phelon , fingaz , demex

Come watch this intense match up between these two stacked teams. The losing team tonight is out of the league as the 3rd place team in the standings. The winning team moves on to play the proven SEMEN line up that has been dominating this league for the championship match. Don't miss out!
More INFO here!
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Discord Channel (No comments)
Posted by Poliakov @ 06:51 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
I just create a quake 4 channel, we're 6 for the moment.
Any qu4kers is welcome!
It could be a place to find player and play! :)

https://discord.gg/010nyQ0GaHOoCWbi5
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HoQ TDM Spring 2016 - Round Catchup (10 comments)
Posted by xou @ 05:29 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
This Sunday, 15th of May, will see the last round of the ql HoQ TDM Spring Season 2016!

We're now in the round catchup, where all the late and wildcarded matches will be played. The last Division 1 match was played last week. Only Division 2 and 3 are still running now.

Here is the schedule for the last matches.



Update: Europe nerds were sanctioned with a noshow against Czech Republic Virtual owners (insaccato preferred to go and play another match). They didn't agree with the admin decision and decided to drop from the league.

Streams: 102, klyb, k1lljoy, g4rlock, flair
Links: Schedule, Rules - mIRC #HoQLeagues
Edited by xou at 07:20 CDT, 17 May 2016 - 1186 Hits
The Paco is out on the streets (11 comments)
Posted by Pawulon @ 05:19 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
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Streams starts in a few days (7 comments)
Posted by ZhuMusic @ 03:51 CDT, 15 May 2016 - iMsg
Just ordered my new streaming pc. My old one was too bad for streaming.

Follow me as i try to achieve the top ranks at ql duel. Right now im a bit rusty cause i didnt touch the game for 3 years and the overall skill level is higher now. But I know I can get there with hard training and I want you guys to go along my journey. I Will also do my own personal tutorials on every map. There are good guides on all maps. But i do Think i got some unique insight to share. I have played this game since 2002 so i got much experience.

I havnt decided the name of the twitch channel yet. I'll write the link when i go online. Looking forward to hang with you guys.
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UT 4 CTF NW - CUP STARTING SOON! (1 comment)
Posted by seN-s-a-t-i-o-N @ 17:02 CDT, 14 May 2016 - iMsg
Sign-up now to our 5vs5 European CTF NW Draft Cup! 



Click Here to Join!

What more could you want?

Over the next week we plan to host a Draft Cup for nwCTF. Seeing as we've been a little left out lately, it's time the spotlight is ours!
Or could it be yours? This Championship will focus on teamwork, skill and dedication; with only the best TEAM coming out on top.

JOIN US @ DISCORD
Edited by zaggs at 22:44 CDT, 14 May 2016 - 144 Hits
New Spielberg movie about a famous gun (1 comment)
Posted by Brancaleone @ 15:50 CDT, 14 May 2016 - iMsg
It looks like Hollywood has finally gained interest in our beloved arena fps.

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GHOSTING IN QL (4 comments)
Posted by Daniel2 @ 16:21 CDT, 13 May 2016 - iMsg
Interrestingly people can now ghost in QuakeLive as some already does in this totaly dead mod that once was fun, namely Trouble in Terrorist Town.

Ghosting consist of beeing in the server as a spec but not listed in the scoreboard so they are undetected. Server owners can do that and maybe other people with enough admin rights.

I don't see why on earth would the developers make this feature on purpose.

You can argue that if you have a couple of PC you could do same but you would be seen on the scoreboard at least.

So far i havn't seen anyone talking about this so here is a thread for it.

Note that i only slightly care because i play mainly FFA, but for duel and CA i can see the trouble.
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Midair - A Tribes Spiritual Successor (10 comments)
Posted by AFireInAsa @ 12:52 CDT, 13 May 2016 - iMsg
Hi, I feel like this game could be of interest to the ESR community. If you don't know what Tribes is, it's a video game series that came out in 1998 with it's last installment in 2012 (Tribes: Ascend). Ascend wasn't received well by the hardcore Tribes crowd, so some players from the community who had previously worked on successful projects together decided to make their own Tribes-like called Midair.

Here's the Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/archetypestudios/midair

It's not some pipe dream fantasy Kickstarter game, it's playable and already awesome. I've been testing this game for months along with other core Tribes community members and here's a short gameplay frag film I made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFj3ChJf9C4

If you like CTF (the main gametype), high-skill games, or jetpacks, check it out.
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play of the day (18 comments)
Posted by esdf @ 12:03 CDT, 13 May 2016 - iMsg
https://www.twitch.tv/supesdf/v/66036733?t=03h05m31s

supplemented by hue's voice acting :D
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Hour long quake "documentary" (No comments, locked)
Posted by Lup1n @ 11:52 CDT, 13 May 2016 - iMsg
Haven't had the chance to watch yet but I assume it will be as good as his other content, enjoy.

https://youtu.be/OipJYWhMi3k
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RetroAhoy: Quake (39 comments)
Posted by CrazyAl @ 10:40 CDT, 13 May 2016 - iMsg



0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: 9.7 (54 votes)
See also:
Doom. https://youtu.be/6A4-SVUHQYI
Wolfenstein 3D. https://youtu.be/BSb87DC-PtA

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AhoyYT
Twitter: http://twitter.com/xboxahoy
Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/xboxahoy
Edited by CrazyAl at 11:09 CDT, 13 May 2016 - 3253 Hits
Snarl (32 comments)
Posted by gbmaster @ 04:42 CDT, 13 May 2016 - iMsg
snarl
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Reflex Update 0.43 (39 comments)
Posted by entik @ 23:50 CDT, 12 May 2016 - iMsg
The highlights of this update include major optimizations to server traffic and server CPU & memory loads, which will help performance and stability during high player count matches. And also the introduction of casual, competitive (no timers), and experimental rulesets. The change log has more information on what these rulesets entail.


Links: Reflex Forums Post
Edited by entik at 23:51 CDT, 12 May 2016 - 2559 Hits
QuakeCon 2016 (23 comments)
Posted by zaggs @ 15:56 CDT, 12 May 2016 - iMsg
Scheduled: 15:00 CDT, 4 August 2016 to 15:00 CDT, 7 August 2016
Begins In:

Celebrating 20 years of Quake, QuakeCon 2016 will be held August 4-7, 2016 in Dallas, TX at the Hilton Anatole Hotel.

In addition to hosting thousands of Gamers at one of America's largest LAN parties, players from around the globe will once again come together to compete for their share of $25,000 cash in the QUAKEWORLD 2on2 Team Deathmatch Open and the QUAKE LIVE Duel Masters Championship.


Links: quakecon.org, Duel Masters Challonge
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QuakeCon 2016 (4 comments)
Posted by zaggs @ 15:22 CDT, 12 May 2016 - iMsg
View Coverage: QC16
Organiser: QuakeCon
Website: http://www.quakecon.org/
Location: Dallas, TX, USA
Duration: 4 Aug 2016 to 7 Aug 2016

Celebrating 20 years of Quake, QuakeCon 2016 will be held August 4-7, 2016 in Dallas, TX at the Hilton Anatole Hotel.

In addition to hosting thousands of Gamers at one of America's largest LAN parties, players from around the globe will once again come together to compete for their share of $25,000 cash in the QUAKEWORLD 2on2 Team Deathmatch Open and the QUAKE LIVE Duel Masters Championship.


Links: quakecon.org, Duel Masters Challonge
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So quakelive is down ?! (7 comments)
Posted by beAsty @ 10:13 CDT, 12 May 2016 - iMsg
So I haven't been playing Quakelive for ~2years... I just wanted to check my account and noticed that quakelive.com redirects me to steam.

What is that?
Is my account gone?
Are the "clans" still there in which I was?
Do I still have my friends list?
Can I even expect any of my old buddies to be active?

Shoutout to T1E, mumu, xanthic, ROFL, dronsu, swords, kazunoko, T1hol, Uraz, pinaZZ, seiya, Ba77osaI, h8m3, ulbe, He4rTL3sS, ..... and all the others that I am forgetting right now :(
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What group will first crack Doom? (49 comments)
Posted by LOLatRoflexTimers @ 17:55 CDT, 11 May 2016 - iMsg
Im betting on razor1911, they are legends and I remember playing cracked psx games by them since I was a kid.
Edited by LOLatRoflexTimers at 17:56 CDT, 11 May 2016 - 2857 Hits
So i went over to the dark side.... (25 comments)
Posted by He4rTL3sS @ 13:22 CDT, 11 May 2016 - iMsg
Like you already probably know, i bought overwatch yesterday, and i plan on playing it a lot when the game is finally released (24th of may).

I will be playing "soldier: 76" only because i went from lvl 1 to 22 in 3-4 days while playing this character only.

My best kill/death ratio with him was like 28 kills 4 deaths or something. I also did better than a lvl 60 player in 3 games. Then he left :>

Since my PC can handle overwatch ez (210+fps average depending on the maps), and since I'm not forced to play with a retarded circle crosshair, and I have the choice of using a large cyan cross and on top of that FOV 90 > all, everything is fine basically.

For all the haters saying thunderstruck is useless and not quake, I can tell you that all these years playing it made me a more than decent overwatch player after only 3-4 days of playing it.

I hope that I won't get bored by playing overwatch 24/7, if so I'll go play reflex and thunderstruck anyway, so it's ok

I won't play starcraft 2 multiplayer (even tho i finished all the 3 campaigns with the 3 races (terran, zerg, protoss), and it was a VERY enjoyable experience actually), because there is no way i can reach top player lvl even if i play it 24/7, i won't have the patience and dedication to do it, and all these years i've been playing much more FPS games than RTS games like starcraft or warcraft.
I'm 27 years old, I think it's pretty realistic to say that at that age you can't beat a nerdy 16 years old korean dude that plays the game from 8 to 12 hours/day for 3-4 years in professional conditions.

So yeah, I think the best option for me is to play overwatch from 1 to 4 hours almost everyday with my beloved hardstyle music radio (hardbase.fm) and then play with friends that have the game and are good at it too (preferably french players, because it's much easier to communicate in french in a game like ow imho), make a team and play hard go pro :D.

TL;DR OW will probably be my main game because I already ordered it and plan on playing it at release (24th of may) with the character "soldier: 76" only and also because I did very good in the open beta with this character annnnnd..... I can play with music which is awesome TL;DR
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Re: Most enjoyable player movement wise? (17 comments, locked)
Posted by krysa @ 13:16 CDT, 11 May 2016 - iMsg
v3rb, nuff said
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Most enjoyable player movement wise? (108 comments)
Posted by Herezja @ 05:03 CDT, 11 May 2016 - iMsg
I've always enjoyed watching Cypher, av3k and agent due to their agressive style of play, endless rocket jumps and 360s as opposed to evil or k1llsen for example who seem rather clunky with their movement.

What are your thoughts?
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eBattlegrounds iCTF Tournament info (4 comments)
Posted by Forcee @ 22:26 CDT, 10 May 2016 - iMsg
Hey Quakers!

ebattlegrounds.net is hosting a Instagib Capture The Flag tournament. Team sign ups are now open! Please visit www.ebattlegrounds.net - forums - ictf tourney board, for more information on rules , map pool, team rosters etc.
After the successful CA league we hosted we got great demand from the public to host an ictf tournament to try and help bring back the instagib community.
Team sign ups END this FRIDAY (5/13/16) so make sure you don't miss out! Also there is a draft sign up section. If you are alone without a team but would still like to play sign up still for the draft to be placed on a team.

Oh almost forgot! Once we conclude our ictf tournament we will be working with some of the European players on setting up a EU vs NA ictf match. Best from NA vs the best from EU. Don't miss out on the chance to compete in a world wide match! Information on the EU vs NA match is still TBD.

Lets Bring Back Instagib get your teams signed up now!

ebattlegrounds
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<< Comment #1 @ 07:54 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Sweden Paladia 
The result of this would at least to some degree be interesting if the poll was made neutral.
<< Comment #29 @ 18:23 CST, 6 December 2009 >>
By clawo Liam  - Reply to #1
Yeah true... y'know... with all the respect and influence dird has over the community.
<< Comment #30 @ 20:25 CST, 6 December 2009 >>
By inuyasha8 sonic  - Reply to #29
tird*
<< Comment #2 @ 08:03 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By AUSNL by dann zkyp 
FGS, NO!
<< Comment #3 @ 08:07 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Brazil _agu 
say yes to: A G P !!
<< Comment #4 @ 08:13 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
Well, I do realize these last 2 days have had alot of AGP in headlines but its for point, I was asked to do an interview so I did it. Things are on a calendar and we are trying to keep them weekly. Usually it is just the AGP Classics Match of the Week. This week had 2 though as player election started. Once everything is announced there isn't much to be announced. SO, to the haters, just be patient. This might seem insignificant to some of you and rightly so, but it is not to many others.
Edited by Streetrunner at 08:20 CST, 24 November 2009
<< Comment #8 @ 08:42 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Beer! becks  - Reply to #4
you might wanna stop giving them reasons!
<< Comment #16 @ 12:17 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Denmark light  - Reply to #4
Imho its super exciting so far. You should consider getting more interviews with all of the council in-depth analysis of what they are working for and what they stand for. I imagine you get one of those sticky news items on ESR with all the candidates for at least 3-5 weeks. You should perhaps also post some articles as its been a while since last time, just to discuss how and what the AGP can do. I also suggest that the members start blogging in their journals about all this important stuff that i, as one of the gamers that only follow ESR wouldnt get to know anyway else.
<< Comment #17 @ 12:53 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By AGP Streetrunner  - Reply to #16
It is planned and you are right. It isn't like esports sites cannot interview either. Things are just starting.
<< Comment #18 @ 13:01 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Beer! becks  - Reply to #17
you might wanna invest in one of them sarcasm detectors...
<< Comment #26 @ 17:01 CST, 25 November 2009 >>
By Sweden vanne  - Reply to #18
they're not sanctioned by the AGP.... yet :)
<< Comment #25 @ 16:33 CST, 25 November 2009 >>
By Poland bd--k  - Reply to #4
if i were you id just do my thing regardless trolls.
<< Comment #5 @ 08:25 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By acoolstfu cyan 
Yes, i love having news where i can express my disgust with the human race.
<< Comment #6 @ 08:31 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Australia zlr 
stupid poll.

go back to high school.
<< Comment #7 @ 08:37 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By 2k2_2 Nukm 
( Major Poll: QL)
<< Comment #9 @ 09:46 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Sweden Paladia  - Reply to #7
I agree, no biased poll should be major.
<< Comment #14 @ 10:43 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Imminent_Team iNkind  - Reply to #9
I think we need a new poll for the front page that takes up less space though :P
<< Comment #19 @ 15:05 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Dird's Xmas tree ;o Dird  - Reply to #9
its not biased
<< Comment #20 @ 15:46 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Sweden Paladia  - Reply to #19
"Should Streetrunner be allowed to post AGP "news" on this site at the rate of a sad person on Twitter? "

By calling it "news" and saying something about a sad person on twitter you already make clear what you think is the appropriate vote.
<< Comment #21 @ 16:48 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Dird's Xmas tree ;o Dird  - Reply to #20
dont see how :P
<< Comment #23 @ 05:36 CST, 25 November 2009 >>
By Sweden Paladia  - Reply to #21
Cause you try to belittle his news in the poll instead of letting people decide that for themselves.
<< Comment #24 @ 06:08 CST, 25 November 2009 >>
By Dird's Xmas tree ;o Dird  - Reply to #23
ye i know i was joking ;p
<< Comment #32 @ 10:10 CST, 7 December 2009 >>
By Unset Aaron  - Reply to #24
this is paladia we're talking bout
<< Comment #33 @ 17:01 CST, 8 December 2009 >>
Everything I write is © 2001-2009. If you want to reproduce it in any way, use a small snippet and then link back to the original post with due credit. If it is not in text form, contact me beforehand to work out the details.
<< Comment #10 @ 10:24 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
I can't believe this is a fucking poll.

Pathetic.
<< Comment #11 @ 10:28 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By wc3_undead mammon 
For unbiased poll, I require "Why Yes?" and "I don't give a damn." options.
<< Comment #12 @ 10:42 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By aggnog_duck spyteman 
heard AGP tournament PCs will run on Google OS
<< Comment #13 @ 10:43 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Imminent_Team iNkind 
Everyone can post news, I guess the issue is being able to major them.
<< Comment #15 @ 11:07 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
By Unset gnarf 
As long as we let you post "polls", why not?
<< Comment #22 @ 21:34 CST, 24 November 2009 >>
Why not? It's an Esports site , AGP is an esports organisation, their weekly AGP classics are entertaining to reminisce about or to find out for somewhat new players like me. Just make some common sense filters bout Major News cos a lot of it is just provoking #care resposnes
<< Comment #27 @ 02:03 CST, 1 December 2009 >>
By Plusme ins 
#care
<< Comment #28 @ 13:05 CST, 3 December 2009 >>
By United Kingdom Six16 
Yes, aslong as its either a weekly AGP classic, or Major "Major" news..
<< Comment #31 @ 23:39 CST, 6 December 2009 >>
By Samoa adventô 
It's ESR. Do you really take the fact that Streetrunner wants to post lots of news that seriously?
<< Comment #34 @ 17:13 CDT, 20 September 2012 >>
By Scotland Something  - Reply to #31
Yes.

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