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HoQ TDM Spring Season Round 6 (1 comment)
Posted by doz3r @ 18:58 CDT, 24 May 2015 - iMsg
The schedule for round 6 looks like this:

Wednesday 27/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div1 Russia Deliberate Murder vs Europe Infernal Gamerz
Div1 Europe Rekt vs Europe Unknown
Div2 Europe Phenomenon vs Madagascar Scythe

Thursday 28/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Czech Republic Virtual Owner vs Europe p1mps
Div2 Europe last pick vs Russia B52
Div2 Europe Pacmen vs Europe Phenomenon
Div2 Europe brainWashed vs Madagascar Scythe

Sunday 31/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Europe last pick vs Czech Republic Virtual Owners
Div2 Europe p1mps vs Europe brainWashed


Streams: twitch Flair (DoublePlus), twitch 102, twitch sparks
Links: Rules, Schedule, mIRC HoQLeagues, Round 5
Edited by doz3r at 18:59 CDT, 24 May 2015 - 340 Hits
Site summary for week ending 22 May (3 comments)
Posted by ESReality @ 18:00 CDT, 24 May 2015 - iMsg
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Is this guy cheating ? (10 comments)
Posted by intotherain @ 16:51 CDT, 24 May 2015 - iMsg
Hello guys.
I'm Not That Kind of guy who see cheaters everywhere, every time i lose but this guy is really suspect.
I asked He4rTL3sS to give me his opinion but he seems busy.

Spooky2 is all the time railing like k1llsen... i play since quake III may 1999, and i don't know what to think about.

I managed to record a demo of him tonight.

http://www81.zippyshare.com/v/iUx3Ha1X/file.html

His profil is here :

http://www.quakelive.com/#!profile/matches/Spooky2

Lasts 7 games played for example :

- 66 % rail with 20 impressives
- 59 % rail with 20 impressives
- 79 % rail with 19 impressives
- 59 % rail with 4 impressives
- 55 % rail with 11 impressives
- 63 % rail with 15 impressives
- 59 % rail with 14 impressives

Etc ...

What are your opinion ? i am curious.
Thank !.
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What happened to this ca map (26 comments)
Posted by yoyoman @ 00:12 CDT, 24 May 2015 - iMsg
I looked everywhere in-game and cannot find it anymore. Why was it removed? :(
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CPMA console cmds (No comments)
Posted by Nofri @ 18:45 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
Could someone give me pls console variables in cpma for the following ql commands:
g_infiniteammo
g_startinghealth
g_startingarmor
Thanks.
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( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) (4 comments)
Posted by quake666 @ 18:28 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
>at quakecon 2015
>ask a quake live pro player anything

>"what do you play?"

>"quake live"

>run away
>never do return to a quakecon event

>gg wp
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ESC 2015 (11 comments)
Posted by qtip @ 18:27 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
LMAO@GERMANY
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Found abandoned bird. Named her Sparks. (79 comments)
Posted by cl0ck @ 11:23 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
So I am rehabilitating this baby fledgling that I found near my car. It appeared to be abandoned by its mother. Unfortunately, it doesn't follow my direction very well (in regards to feeding), hardly responds to anything I do and does not seem strong enough to survive my care.

I have named her Sparks.

Sparks the bird video


So yesterday I noticed this bird next to my car, which was parallel parked near my house. I didn't think anything of it. I came back two hours later it was still there and I noticed cars that were attempting to parallel park were having to dodge it and were coming pretty close to hitting it. I lightly moved it closer to the street. I went back outside a few hours later to take my dog out and saw it was still there in the exact same spot I moved it to. I decided to scoop it up and take it in my house and figure out what to do with it.

I call my vet, they said they don't deal with wildlife but referred me to some wildlife rehabilitation centers in the Chicago area to call. I called a few and they referred me to two people who specifically handle rehabilitating these birds (this type of bird is a protected bird here in Chicago, called a Common Starling). Unfortunately due to the holiday weekend these people told me that they were unable to take in the bird until Monday. They advised me to either put it in a bush and hope for the best or attempt to take care of it until then. Being as I am such a nice guy, I decided to try and care for it until one of these centers is open to take it.

After googling stuff and making a few pet-store runs I have acquired the necessary materials to attempt to care for this bird until I can deliver it to this lady on Monday.

Edit: I have decided to begin accepting donations to help get the bird to Quakecon.
Edited by cl0ck at 11:47 CDT, 23 May 2015 - 3148 Hits
Velada 2: Part 1 (29 comments)
Posted by xajA @ 10:29 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg



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Rating: 8.6 (30 votes)
Description by Spain santile:
"This movie simply showcases some runs done by a few Q3df.org players. However this time I got rid of the run time overlay, hoping to make the action more clear. You can see the runtimes and download the demos below ;)
I decided to make it a series, hopefully having more regular content on my youtube channel. You can also enjoy 5 different audio tracks if you download the original movie, just in case this one isn't of your taste (I even included a metal one :o)
Other than that, it's the same old boring formula : show runs, some recams here and there, a bit of CC ... I focused a bit more on the synchronization this time, however I am far from mastering it :D"

Links: Demos, Q3df.org, movie on igmdb.org, Thanks and shoutouts
Edited by xou at 10:40 CDT, 23 May 2015 - 939 Hits
EMOTiONS CONTENT (15 comments)
Posted by dizzle @ 07:39 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
hello eSR! let take a thread to be as real as we are. dizzle brining the realest thread on ESR hahaah[=

post something that has choked u up or made u realise damn. or something. u know how i mean=] made you cry!

for me this song is remind me that bitch @LAN we never gonna see you again. sad times. ='[
(for those you hate whiz. do not do it. he still ahs talent OK!!!)

peace
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Razer lol (18 comments)
Posted by chace @ 04:04 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
Razer firefly. A mouse pad that lights up. http://www.razerzone.com/store/razer-firefly
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Life after 1.1a (32 comments)
Posted by TunaH @ 03:14 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
Dear Mouse experts of ESR,

How are you guys?
I have a quick question which I need your expertise on. I have been using the 1.1a for a decade. And currently the past year, I have been using it on 125hz (coz Windows 8).

I really want to have a mouse that is capable of 500hz but I dont know which one would be the most suitable for me. Because the shape of 1.1a gives me orgasms while I play and in my mind it's the only mouse I really like.

I have seen some Zowie mouse, but they are like a freakin cellphone manufacturer, just too many of them. Which one of those would be suitable?

Let me know your suggestions. Thanks in advance.

PS: I have a MX518, DA 2007 here. And both feel like a brick to me. Especially the DA. It's super heavy.
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Carmageddon: Reincarnation is out (2 comments)
Posted by Teen Queen @ 02:42 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
Friendly reminder, now that the beta is over, you can order it on steam steam and stuff.


Looks fun

Edited by xou at 04:13 CDT, 23 May 2015 - 160 Hits
Scheduled: ### TIME SYNTAX ERROR ### (11 comments)
Posted by wem420 @ 00:15 CDT, 23 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: ### TIME SYNTAX ERROR ### to ### TIME SYNTAX ERROR ###
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EU & NA Reflex #DP_One Duel Cup June 20 (12 comments)
Posted by sane @ 12:13 CDT, 22 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 08:00 CDT, 20 June 2015 to 22:00 CDT, 20 June 2015
Begins In:

Germany Def is starting up a duel cup for all Reflex players! You are free to sign up, and enjoy great games that will be casted and possibly have a prize pool as well! There will be 2 links for both Europe EU players & United States of America NA players! Read below for informations!



Links: #DP, EU Cup page, US Cup page
Edited by xou at 10:50 CDT, 23 May 2015 - 990 Hits
infinity[mdf.cpm] (2 comments)
Posted by Kapiter @ 11:17 CDT, 22 May 2015 - iMsg



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Rating: 7.8 (5 votes)
Yet another Defrag CPM straff run edited by New Zealand MrHollyDriv3r and performed by Russia Enter on the well named map Infinity.

Relax and enjoy.

Be sure to check MrHollyDriv3r's youtube channel for a lot more awesome defrag videos.
Edited by Kapiter at 11:18 CDT, 22 May 2015 - 145 Hits
CSGO-STATS.NET opinion (2 comments)
Posted by oijcaramba @ 09:37 CDT, 22 May 2015 - iMsg
Hey guys,

some of my friends developed a platform for watching and tracking your statistics in CS:GO.

The community CSGO-STATS.NET is a unique platform that presents Counter-Strike players their own statistics in a special way for comparing, sharing and developing themself. Further media companies could extract some graphics and statistics about Pro-Teams like fnatic or Ninjas in Pyjamas for their editorial content. The whole content is also available for mobile devices. Otherwise the community
elaborated more graphics and statistics better prepared then other competitors.

What is your opinion? What is positive? What is negative?

www.csgo-stats.net

Thanks
oijcaramba
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c9nothing interviewed by joe rogan (14 comments)
Posted by Shin-obi @ 19:20 CDT, 21 May 2015 - iMsg
http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/62532086

happened earlier today on his podcast. click the link to watch.
A few quake mentions(big dick rapha, quakecon, thresh, etc) throughout.

joe rogan coming to twitch is confirmed. tweet him to stream some quakelive when he gets on there ;p
Edited by Shin-obi at 19:22 CDT, 21 May 2015 - 784 Hits
N.A. QuakeLive DUEL CUP #9 May 2015 (11 comments)
Posted by flair @ 17:25 CDT, 21 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 17:00 CDT, 24 May 2015 to 21:00 CDT, 24 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

This Sunday at 17:00 CDT you're invited to the 9th North American Duel Cup! We finally have the five maps for QuakeCon, so all Duel Cup's leading up to the event will feature the QuakeCon 2015 Duel Map pool plus two maps. The NA.DuelCup will remain a seven map event. This month our May 24th map pool will see cure and silence will join the LAN pool. Sign ups open the same day as usual, and please make sure you are signed up before 16:50 CDT to avoid being locked out of the brackets!

I know some of you from Europe have wanted to stay up and watch the cup, and to make it things more manageable for you I will also be rebroadcasting the cup the following day (about 12 to 14 hours later).

Thank you For Quaking, and Good Luck!


Stream: FlairTV (VODs)
Links: Brackets, DuelCup.com - #duelcup
Edited by flair at 22:16 CDT, 24 May 2015 - 2686 Hits
thcdm13 re-release minicup (10 comments)
Posted by tehace @ 16:16 CDT, 21 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 11:00 CDT, 23 May 2015 to 14:00 CDT, 23 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

Im going to re-release thcdm13 with pretty substantial modifications and therefore I thought it might be a good occasion to host a minicup on it - so here we have a thcdm13 minicup with gaiia, impulse, lunokhod-2 and afgan.

http://challonge.com/thcdm13mini

The minicup will take place at Saturday 18:00 CEST with hopefully everybody showing up ;p Its a round robin bo3 on single map so we're looking at like 1:30h event.

The stream will be provided with Holi and DraQu, I'll post a link here when I get it, 3 games will be streamed 3 will get into VODs that I'll post here or in map topic.

Stream: United Kingdom PHGP
Edited by tehace at 05:58 CDT, 23 May 2015 - 1505 Hits
Demoflex - Native Reflex Demoplayer (9 comments)
Posted by phgp_zEv @ 23:09 CDT, 20 May 2015 - iMsg
Today we are very excited to introduce the first Reflex Demo-editing tool. Demoflex is a stand-alone Windows client that makes it much easier to filter, edit, preview, and manage your Reflex Demos/Replays. We built Demoflex from the ground up with Moviemakers in mind but also wanted to make it easier for new players to watch and analyze matches.

Some Key features of Demoflex:

Inline Demoviewing
Easy Export of TGA's
Demobrowser
Easy Previewing of Demos
Predefined Moviemaking Settings
Runs on Windows Vista and higher ( best experience: windows 8 )
How to install ? - Just put the "Demoflex.exe" into your Reflex game directory, Thats it!

After the very exhausting last few days we are happy with the result and are sure you will be too. If you encounter any bugs tell us in the comments below and we will fix them asap! Now lets watch some Replays!



You can download Demoflex here - http://phgp.tv/news/introducing-demoflex/
Edited by Teen Queen at 02:17 CDT, 21 May 2015 - 456 Hits
Post your hardware setup! (39 comments)
Posted by NinjasInPyjamas @ 11:45 CDT, 20 May 2015 - iMsg
Hello,
i am interested of which hardware you guys are using ? Intel i5 or i7 ? ATI or Nvidia GPU ?

Mine is (Fucking very old, soon upgrading to an recent hardware setup):

CPU: AMD Athlon +5000 X2 2.5ghz
RAM: 2GB
GPU: AMD Radeon HD4600
HDD/SSD: 1TB HDD / 500GB SSD
Headset: Steelseries Siberia V2 Black Edition
Mouse: Razer Mamba Red Edition
Mousepad: Steelseries QcK+
Keyboard: Razer BlackWidow Chroma Ultimate

In 2 weeks i am upgrading to this:

CPU: Intel Core i5-4460, 4x 3.20GHz, boxed
GPU: Sapphire Vapor-X Radeon R9 280X Tri-X
Mainboard: ASRock B85M Pro4
RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport DIMM Kit 8GB, DDR3-1600
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB, SATA 6Gb/s
PSU: Cooler Master G450M 450W ATX 2.31
Monitor: LG Electronics 24MB56HQ-B, 24" 144hz
Case: Corsair Carbide Series 200R

Now post urs :F
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125 FPS QL Duel "Random" Cup (50 comments)
Posted by Nico_QD @ 08:38 CDT, 20 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 10:00 CDT, 24 May 2015 to 12:47 CDT, 24 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

125FPS presents a new Quake Live Duel Cup with five classic oldschool maps and an elaborate map choice system ("\cv random 5")!

Brackets are available.


Links: Random Cup, 125 FPS rules
Streams United Kingdom FlairTV, Russia 102
Edited by xou at 12:47 CDT, 24 May 2015 - 4664 Hits
Donation for Igamerz (Hotel) (82 comments)
Posted by strenx @ 05:27 CDT, 20 May 2015 - iMsg
Hello everyone,

I really do not like to ask this, but I will take my courage to do so. I do not think for myself, but for my team. As you might know, we are playing for Igamerz, which can pay us the travel in order to partcipate to Quakecon. Nonetheless, we've been told that it is a better option to ask for donation for the Hotel. (As far as I know it is near 900-1200 $ for the Hotel but I'm not sure exactly, as we can have some reduction.

A friend of mine asked me kindly to share a room with his friends as they needed one more to pay the hotel, so it would less to pay for the team. I ask this for my 3 team mates + manager (Clawz, silencep and Cypher + Surion (known as pussychevsky ;)). Would you be kind enough to help us, and I swear that I really don't like to go this far. I appreciate and I hope we will do good in this event.

Do not even start with Get a job! :) haha, have a nice day and thank you !

My paypal is : kevalanoe@hotmail.fr

As I told you, someone need to ask for it, I do not mind to ask for it. At least I try, I can fix my problem, but I ask this for my 3 team mates
Edited by strenx at 08:28 CDT, 20 May 2015 - 2566 Hits
David.Q2 Movie (46 comments)
Posted by sofiene @ 17:50 CDT, 19 May 2015 - iMsg



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Rating: 9 (46 votes)
A Q2 Quake 2 frag highlights movie by Australia cse featuring duel/team deathmatch frags by Poland V3.David, the reigning European Duel League champion, he been in the scene for quite a long time and he is the champion of EDL#10, EDL#12 and and the latest EDL#13 Beating the all-time stars like Sweden PURRI and Finland Damiah.


Links: EDL website, Tastyspleen, Quake 2 Starter Pack
Edited by xou at 16:36 CDT, 21 May 2015 - 2287 Hits
Question about life (22 comments)
Posted by rawrawraw @ 15:01 CDT, 19 May 2015 - iMsg
If quake live is a fast paced fps why people walk?

killed it.
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QCon CTF/TDM Practice Streams (15 comments)
Posted by magadog @ 14:32 CDT, 19 May 2015 - iMsg
Anyone know the addresses to the QCon CTF/TDM streams? The only ones I've found are these two:

http://www.twitch.tv/lteamgaming

http://www.twitch.tv/br1ck89

I was watching some CTF last night, it was pretty good. I liked it better than the regular ctf coverage with announcers because in the streams you can hear the teams communicating and it makes it much more interesting. I wish they could incorporate that into the qcon coverage somehow.

Thanks.
Edited by magadog at 14:34 CDT, 19 May 2015 - 954 Hits
QCON No Evil ? (73 comments)
Posted by Grota @ 07:18 CDT, 19 May 2015 - iMsg
Hasn't he found a team yet ?

I'm usually a cooller / rapha / cypher fan but i'm disapointed evil isn't attending.

The 1v1 tourney looses its "who's the best in the world ?" property if one of the 5 (3 ?) top contestants is not playing :/

and he has a unique style. Even if its almost only online, he's one of the big names now and its always a shame when a big name doesn't attend (I have the same feeling about k1llsen)
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Solution for reflex ingame item timers (43 comments)
Posted by Teen Queen @ 02:12 CDT, 19 May 2015 - iMsg
Reflex devs finally found a way to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.

The new HUD which shows item timers is a great addition for those unfamiliar with timing and meta game aspect - at the same time it arguably ruined the competitive aspect and a large portion of so called meta game.

A future update will include a HUD callvote that enables or disables the timers for all participants on the server.

Official statement from newborn:
At some point in a future update we will be adding a "callvote lockhud" command. This will force players to use the official, unmodified HUD files only and will not include item timers (or strafe jump helpers, or grenade timers etc). Over time, this will become part of a larger system of settings that are appropriate for competitions and high level play but not for general pub games.

Source: Official forums/Statement
Edited by Teen Queen at 02:12 CDT, 19 May 2015 - 1484 Hits
My logitech diededed, recommendations? (47 comments)
Posted by piss_wizard @ 16:36 CDT, 18 May 2015 - iMsg
My G400s is dying/dead and I'd like to replace it. I'm a fingertip player and I use a medium/low (37cm/360) sens. My mousepad is a QcK SK Gaming edition, but I'll want to replace that too.

I was looking at the G402 (used to the shape since i've used an mx518 + g400 prior to my g400s) but I was wondering if the sidebutton would hinder my ability to grip the thing properly (I have pretty long fingers), and I feel like the G502 would be too heavy for me.

I hate to be the guy that doesn't have any idea what he's looking for, but yeah, I am that guy. If anybody has any recommendations for me, it would be much appreciated. Thanks!
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matic strafes (61 comments)
Posted by matic @ 14:51 CDT, 18 May 2015 - iMsg



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Rating: 8.3 (53 votes)
A Quake 3 defrag movie featuring some of my older/newer runs I made the last years. All runs performed in CPM mode.


Enjoy watching!
Edited by xou at 16:35 CDT, 21 May 2015 - 2435 Hits
Mad Max : Fury Road (28 comments)
Posted by skint @ 11:36 CDT, 18 May 2015 - iMsg
WOW what a film with amazing visuals and sound, has to be seen at the cinema!
Infact I want to go and see it again... and again.
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Doom teaser for E3 2015 (76 comments)
Posted by neeple @ 09:16 CDT, 18 May 2015 - iMsg
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THCUP Vods (6 comments)
Posted by tehace @ 23:55 CDT, 17 May 2015 - iMsg
Russian vods (they were fuckign fast) ;p
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL81RL9...e1VAsU5MHw

zliveVODS:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL37zHS...EtTkHYZUR2

RAW vods wihtout commentary from games that were played off-stream (including gaiia's trip to the loosers bracket). Ill upload more games throughout the week.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLb6M5N...LnPc1MDwBZ

ArenaFPS opening rounds:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8Ckkn1uVyM

demos:
http://thc333.com/reflex/thcup-demos/
Edited by tehace at 04:34 CDT, 21 May 2015 - 500 Hits
Tim Willits Unveils Quake's Tombstone (11 comments)
Posted by zaggs @ 23:18 CDT, 17 May 2015 - iMsg
Paid for with your tears.
Edited by zaggs at 23:19 CDT, 17 May 2015 - 452 Hits
HoQ TDM Spring Season Round 5 (10 comments)
Posted by doz3r @ 19:12 CDT, 17 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 14:00 CDT, 24 May 2015 to 16:00 CDT, 24 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

The schedule for round 5 looks like this:

Monday 18/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Europe p1mps vs Russia B52 (VOD)

Wednesday 20/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div1 Europe EliteFour vs Russia Deliberate Murder wildcard by (E4)
Div1 Europe Infernal Gamerz vs Russia planB wildcard by [iG]
Div1 Europe Averagers vs Europe Rekt (VODs: fazz / sparks)
Div2 Europe Phenomenon vs Europe p1mps wildcard by Phn

Thursday 21/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Russia B52 vs Europe Pacmen (VOD)
Div2 Europe Phenomenon vs Madagascar Scythe reschedule

Sunday 24/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Europe last pick vs Czech Republic Virtual Owners
Div2 Europe p1mps vs Europe brainWashed 22:00


Streams: twitch Flair (DoublePlus), twitch 102, twitch sparks
Links: Rules, Schedule, mIRC HoQLeagues, Round 4
Edited by xou at 15:56 CDT, 24 May 2015 - 4443 Hits
Site summary for week ending 15 May (4 comments)
Posted by ESReality @ 18:00 CDT, 17 May 2015 - iMsg
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Is rapha a racist? (293 comments)
Posted by razor ramon @ 21:51 CDT, 16 May 2015 - iMsg
In a span of a month two black players have been kicked off his quakecon team first br1ck and now sparks.
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Q43A update #19.9-gv (7 comments)
Posted by p0rt @ 12:23 CDT, 16 May 2015 - iMsg
heres a update patch repack

adds si_gravity and pm_jumpheight to q43a launcher, and server setup cvars

if no si_gravity is set,in the used serve config then you maps will use the gravity key in the maps worldspawn, if worldspawn key is not set then the games hardcoded default gravity

download : http://www.mediafire.com/download/2wny283ez8r...-repack.7z

includes a new comp damage set which lowers the damage on all weapons a little, and fixes the rocket jump so it wont send you to the other side of the map

extract .7z into q43a folder thats in the quake 4 folder

run q43a launcher, and load the q43a_launcher_cpma_ish.cfg server config, and launch your server
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The BEST TDM PLayeR of ALL timE (39 comments)
Posted by dizzle @ 11:52 CDT, 16 May 2015 - iMsg
so i am just havin a conversation with an old friendship in the teamspeak and he quote saying ' i best tdm player all time' fuck the 'xxx' team or 'xxx' and rest of 'xxx' ping just losers hahaha

xxx = muted as to not be nuked

my game. for you ESR friends!

you have only one guess

who was it, with the attitude? attiude = I AM bEST TDM PLAYER ALL TIME.
Edited by xou at 02:32 CDT, 18 May 2015 - 2209 Hits
Re: Future of e-sport (2 comments)
Posted by Lup1n @ 04:49 CDT, 16 May 2015 - iMsg
...
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Mortal Cookie movie (14 comments)
Posted by kevlark @ 18:02 CDT, 15 May 2015 - iMsg
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* N U K E D * (14 comments, locked)
Posted by Nuked User @ 18:47 CDT, 14 May 2015 - iMsg
* N U K E D *

Bad Maps sucking the fun out of the game (20 comments)
Posted by wanna_fight @ 16:27 CDT, 14 May 2015 - iMsg
As you may know, I think Syncerror is a nice individual.
Everything he does seems to make the game worse. Today I'm going to rant about the maps.

First he removed 19 maps, some of which were rather popular.
Then he set it so that players (+90%) can't vote on which of the remaining maps they prefer.
And finally he stuck us with the same map rotation for what feels like 6 months!

Is he trying to drive people away? Why the hell can't we get a little variety? The map pool used to change every month, now it's the same fucking thing every fucking day! I'm beginning to forget what the other maps look like!
Edited by xou at 04:24 CDT, 15 May 2015 - 1296 Hits
125 FPS Pro League S#24, qualies (43 comments)
Posted by Nico_QD @ 11:01 CDT, 14 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 13:00 CDT, 22 May 2015 to 16:00 CDT, 22 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

As usual huge thanks to our sponsor Alexey A from the Moscow region and to the rest of the donators as well. We are starting season#24 our regualar QuakeLive Duel Pro League, welcome and good luck!

The season is starting 18th May, with its 1st qualification. The map list was defined as quakecon2015 duel maps +dism and +aero, so finally it is sin t7 ztn dm13 elder dism aero.

All informations, schedule, results and live report about the season can be found on the Cup page.

Links: 125FPS PL Season#24, mIRC #125fps, 125fps cash flow
Edited by Badb0y at 05:05 CDT, 22 May 2015 - 7938 Hits
So i lied... (9 comments)
Posted by gojira_ @ 08:38 CDT, 14 May 2015 - iMsg
I'm back to playin quake and visiting esr.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00G6IWEE0/r...&psc=1
Let me know what any of you think of it if experienced with this model/brand. I just threw some money down on this 144hz monitor. Back to the good old crt hz feeling. Been stuck on 60hz against my liking for far too long (5 years) and I will welcome the floating aim sensation once more.

I guess if I still suck horrendously i'll have nothing left to blame.

Edited by xou at 04:23 CDT, 15 May 2015 - 720 Hits
FragMovie #2 (9 comments)
Posted by Andrii @ 05:43 CDT, 14 May 2015 - iMsg
My 2nd fragmovie. I'm not great play, so the frags aren't . Anyway i think this movie is better than first.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M54fFh4ztc
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Reflex 0.34 is out, so is this video! (163 comments)
Posted by phgp_zEv @ 03:56 CDT, 14 May 2015 - iMsg
Press release:

Reflex 0.34 has been released, featuring a new sun/sky system, a new race mode and the usual slew of bugfixes and tweaks! But more importantly it also brings the last pieces of our core tech into the game, marking our transition from pre-alpha to alpha. To celebrate, not only have we released a new development update video, we've decided to go 50% off for the next week.

The last four-and-a-bit months have been breakneck for developers and players alike.

We've released a netcode update that has been widely praised by the most competitive and demanding AFPS players on the planet.

We've launched a brand new, extremely configurable UI and HUD system. User-made custom HUDs are appearing almost daily and game configuration now much more accessible for players who haven't spent 15 years using console commands.

On the graphic side, we've made huge tweaks to the renderer that not only brought the finishing touches to our PBR rendering pipeline, but also gave solid framerates to players with hardware that would struggle to be considered "low end".

Throughout this development, we've also seen over 200 community made maps uploaded to the reflexfiles.com fan site. There have been multiple competitions each month, ranging from the low-skill focused Garbage Cup to competitions like the THC Cup and Sanetopia, featuring some of the best players in Europe and North America. Each competition is seeing more signups and a larger prize pool than the last.

With all our tech now in place, we're ready to start smashing out art and gameplay updates, squashing bugs and implementing features the community has been eagerly awaiting like matchmaking, VoIP and Steam Workshop.

Get involved!

Check out the new trailer here! - http://phgp.tv/media/reflex-034-trailer/
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Quakecon 2015 Hype (82 comments)
Posted by Asuka_ @ 22:47 CDT, 13 May 2015 - iMsg
QuakeCon 2015 will take place at the Hilton Anatole in United States of America Dallas from the 23rd to the 26th of July 2015.


Teams attending:

Breaking the curse: United States of America DaHanG, Canada id_, United States of America viju, United States of America kgb
Deliberate murder: Russia coolleR, Russia Latrommi, Russia Pavel, Russia 421
Meltdown: France l1nkin, France winz, Sweden Tox, Italy zyrinx,
Whos Next?: United States of America rapha, United States of America ZeRo4, United States of America cl0ck, United States of America whaz
Infernal Gamerz: Belarus Cypher, France strenx, Netherlands Silencep, Belarus clawz
Severed Legion: Argentina Doomsd4y, Argentina c0d47, Chile ejtx, Colombia Crazy
Averagers: Australia noctis, Sweden fazz, Sweden Spart1e, Belgium dem0n
Skrympy Lingerie: United States of America Br1ck, United States of America psygib, United States of America Fear, United States of America Avenged
Ghost Squad: Chile Fack1u Chile Mesita Chile Vodkax Chile Koraza
Dont let Zorak Pick: United States of America ZorakWar United States of America Pthy United States of America Vibration United States of America miles

Duelers:

Belarus Cypher
United States of America rapha
United States of America DaHanG
Russia coolleR
SwedenTox
Sweden Spart1e
Argentina Doomsd4y
Chile Vodkax
United States of America ZorakWar



With more or less 2 months ahead of the tournament and pretty much all the top contenders announced already, let’s bring hype to the major/only quake lan tournament of the year!
Post here any information regarding teams, your predictions for the tournament, drama, etc.


Links: Quakecon official site Tournament Rules Tournament example
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Future of e-sport (31 comments)
Posted by nined @ 14:16 CDT, 13 May 2015 - iMsg
Hello guyz,

1st of descibed concept is not new and already got some analogs.

-------intro
Found ESR community forum best place to describe in a brief my futuristic but mb interesting idea :-) Cause on ESR are the most progressive, open-minded, active nerds, youngsters and big ballers community ever. Best gaming, non stoping, wanking bunny hoping rabbits, very smart and high educated individuals.

What is described below are related to whole competitive gaming or so called cybersport, e-sport. It is about decentralization, bitcoin and brand new vision to old things. It is just short memo but worth a big article with history, theory etc. It's not unique but kinda words not spoken.

------histrory/theory/conspiracy (!content warning! pass this part you can feel sick)

Let's take modern e-sport history from twitch tv times, casters, big tournaments, big games. 90% of players playing just for fun, ye ye players know how to jerk a mouse and keyboard decent part of theirs damn lifes with visual interaction they see on the screen, so most action take place in da brains, like interactive sweet motion fantacy, at 1st glance looks like kinda cyberpunk stuff)

Gaming is similar to real mastrubation and is an addition/substitition to this, just another form of mastrubation, kinda safe/indirect form. It is researched by smart BIG people, books written etc, if you disagree just deal with it. This forum is not a place for detail descibtion of such 'deep, dark' psy/ conspircy things. But in a brief. No talks about who is Carmac and why quake are full of some 'devil textures', why Carmac gone to research wanking helmet hardware/software, why LOL/DOTA sponsors are porntubes, why oldgames and games are not supported anymore.

So 90% of players are just for fun players - yes it's ok and kinda normal. But addiction to gaming is powered by some 'unconsciousness impulses', engine is youngster 'sexuality' (libido, hormones, complex things ) and competitive games are developed in special way, saying it without 'psy' things is like..in special way then outcome of a match, battle is very unpredictable and it is similar to real gambling then u place a bet and get excited of a win and loose, whatever hormones/psy mechanic used and you playing more and more. Look at large cut of stats of team play based games, you'll see aproximated 50% wins and 50% looses and you will never be sure of match result till last second - that how modern games are developed.

Also moden online games are kinda substitution (projection) of real life success absence/failure so that why people who play games called tards, nerds etc. But better play games for fun while you are young instead of going to streets and fighing for you slave rights, its like 'utilization' of our energy, 24h wank a mouse, fight with monsters, repeating devils texture more and more untill full unsatisfaction. Thats is conspiracy part, yes not all words spoken....on public but that is enough to catch idea

----the IDEA
Ok, there is like 2 ways of playing modern competitive games
FOR fun and like a pro with sponsorts, tournament, money prizes, casting, fun sector etc attributes. Important thing is that you can get money only from sposnors ie centralized. So called pro playing is depended on sponsors who are just figuratively speaking 'jew-mascons' companies with their OWN interests.

It's like you are a bitch and you income depends only from P.I.M.P rest of the time you just sucking rockets :-) for fun! Can you be described as pro bitch, the answer is - "no', you just kinda slave and regardless how good you are in sucking, you cannot get benefit from it. Can Cooller or someone else get more benefit from his wins more then just fun, may be yes if someone deside to make a tournament..on old game..i dont know....how to monetize Cooller skills? I dont know..just play for fun) But got some idea/teknology that can change it) if it will be accepted and realized.

If you are playing really good, you have talant, train well, got xp or just smoke damn kushy kush before online/lan matches like Cypher/Avek/Cooller/Rapha etc did. You can get benefit from you everyday play, you do moneytized you addiction/hobby, but those people are like 1% and industry use only new games, new trends, new players of certain game generation - big brother pay only big brothers games, community, tournaments. Nobody needs quake, cause its old and community are old)

---The idea itself
Imagine you are pro sportsman or pro team of damn pro uber railers) Imagine the game is damn good no matter who developed it, how old it is, gfx etc just good game for e-sport. What you will do? Wait for sponsors or start for fun...Now imagine gambling nerd - addicted of 'adrenaline' of wining or loosing his money (form of energy), He place a bet and rely ONLY ON LUCK, CHANCE. Gambling nerd cannot AFFECT on result directly or even indirectly - wheel just rotating its totally random.

Now imagine a cybershamanic sportsman and gambling approach. You play match/ tournament/ league and invest small amount of money..lets imagine teamplay of some 12v12 game like BF or ETQW or even QL (not matter of stupid mechanic)

and invest small amount of money into you match, its like a bet but you/team can affect on outcome, you are responsable for result, you playing serious, better and its 100 times more exiting (main point)..you can loose you bet or double it or take the whole tournament prize

For those of you who thinging right now (wtf, i will never invest money in this - its just no fun,its just a game. i'm not a gambler..yes you are not, you are super shamanic cyber sportsmen and you earned some small money using you skills instead of playing for fun...)

Imagine you are Agent and working hard on russian car factory doing robotic stuff whole week or just euro unemployed individual with small income or pocket money) You want to relax on Sunday, smoke some kush or drink gozhelka (vodka) add $5-10 to tournament (inside safe, secured, decentalized bitcoin based, not gov regulation, prooven gaming-gambling system) is you chance to get fun playing + earn at smallest double money or more.

Is it better instead playing for fun or rely on sponsors, is it for adults? is it serious, more then. You can play any game even those who not anymore supported for 'some reason'. Games can be more interesting, more exiting cause its very close to real things.

I dont like gambling and never bet money on something, but gambling then you are fully involved and responsable for outcome is much better, its is sport without sponsors...It is way of free people)

I would not descibe tech aspect detail of such e-sport system but in can be real competetor to real gambling and someone want to regulate/tax it. Bitcon, blockchain and modern technologies is your friend my dear. Think about income of such e-sport casinos (dont like this word) and their %'s?

One more time such private e-sport casinos already exist but not developed well or are just developing right now.

----fun sector
For you shamanic haters and lovers i can recommend best and last Carmacs quake creation ever, it's a pity not seen it being younger) It called ETQW - yes best developed and designed team-class-based fps game ever made. So i write this concept ('idea') inspired by brilliant teamplay game, combining best from TF's, ET, all versions of quake, BF's and more

Quake are just too way old and outdated, simple robotic gameplay even in tdm. It was good for all time. But i think e-sport+gambling concept desribed here can be applied to any game.


Thanks for reading, no i released my brain)


http://coub.com/view/5p59a
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respawn system on quake live (24 comments)
Posted by quake666 @ 15:13 CDT, 12 May 2015 - iMsg
hello everyone! i'm new here :)

i have a few simple questions to ask

>i want to know more about the respawn system on quake live
>in particular during a duel
>for example... in maps like blood run it may happen that you respawn 4 (or 3?) times in the same place
>in my (noob) opinion that fact is really annoying because you gifts frags easily and in the last seconds of a match it can mean everything
>what can i do about it?
>it's all about training?
>or is there something more that you can advise me about it?
>if yes, any help is welcome!

thank you in advance :)
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#tdmpickup draft #11 (34 comments)
Posted by Lam @ 14:05 CDT, 12 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 09:00 CDT, 17 May 2015 to 16:00 CDT, 17 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

This Sunday the weather is forecast to be rainy, so why not play in another multi-team pickup, also known as #tdmpickup Draft Tournament!

The 10th tournament we've hosted gathered 92 players forming 23 teams. You can watch VODs at Flair TV and Level Up TV. Spoiler: it was won by team pecka (pecka, lethiferous, Apollo440 and Batu1), followed by team empish and "team Harry" ;) who were awarded paintings and postcards signed by the most acclaimed Quake painter, Russia vikatje. Some action shots!

Our 11th Cup in this series will start at 10:00 CDT, 17 May 2015. Signups will start at 09:00 CDT, 17 May 2015 and will last for one hour.

We'll try the incomplete DE format once again, and to motivate you to play until the last game, there's again a prize for third place!

All players are invited to participate, but remember, each player has to play at least 10 TDM pickups prior to the tournament. Please warm up by playing with us all week!


Links: Brackets
Streams: twitch Flair
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Old Unreleased Fragmovie (15 comments)
Posted by Vig1lante @ 13:57 CDT, 12 May 2015 - iMsg



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Rating: 3.3 (5 votes)
This is mostly an older/unreleased version of what my first video was gonna be. Since i know Davai never turned out to be good. i could show you how this was originally going to be along with frags that were never used. Note this was never better in my part.

Music: KMFDM - Megalomaniac (Single Mix Edit)
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r9 290x gameplay videos (11 comments)
Posted by kevlark @ 18:29 CDT, 11 May 2015 - iMsg
[new] witcher 3 benchmark settings and gameplay 60fps on radeon r9 290x - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1MjoHj4Qdo


Shadow of mordor radeon fps test r9 290x tri-x - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJncqMDQD0o
Maximum+ settings 2520x1575 @ vsync @ 30fps limit
benchmark - https://youtu.be/XJncqMDQD0o?t=698
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HoQ TDM Spring Season Round 4 (30 comments)
Posted by doz3r @ 20:20 CDT, 10 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 14:00 CDT, 17 May 2015 to 15:30 CDT, 17 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

The schedule for round 4 looks like this:

Wednesday 13/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div1 Russia Deliberate Murder vs Russia planB (VOD)
Div1 Europe Rekt vs Europe EliteFour wildcard by (E4)
Div1 Europe Unknown vs Europe Infernal Gamerz wildcard by [iG]

Thursday 14/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Europe Pacmen vs Europe last pick wildcard by last pick
Div2 Madagascar Scythe vs Russia B52 (VOD <- watch me!)

Sunday 17/05/15 15:00 CDT
Div2 Czech Republic Virtual Owners vs Europe brainWashed 0-2

Monday 18/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Europe p1mps vs Russia B52

Wednesday 20/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Europe Phenomenon vs Europe p1mps


Streams: twitch Flair (DoublePlus), twitch 102, twitch sparks
Links: Rules, Schedule, mIRC HoQLeagues, Round 3
Edited by doz3r at 19:11 CDT, 17 May 2015 - 8444 Hits
Site summary for week ending 08 May (4 comments)
Posted by ESReality @ 18:00 CDT, 10 May 2015 - iMsg
Edited by xou at 17:38 CDT, 11 May 2015 - 1793 Hits
Going about change (11 comments)
Posted by BalkanFM @ 16:58 CDT, 10 May 2015 - iMsg
Change and Quake never went good together, the biggest negative effect of this in my opinion are the thousands of maps that never got played because of peoples unwillingness to change..

it was reflexs item timers that got me thinking about this, but as i read later, it wasnt an intentional change in gameplay... however it might be, i am a bit sad about this change, because i think it gave a lot of depth to the game.(not the math part, but how you had to orient yourself in time, between items and goals with the information you gathered, deducted, guessed)...

now again, i know that the item timers are a consequence of the new ui system, but many players have found sound arguments why they are a thing to keep. I think its mostly new players that like the new system because they havent been with the game long enough to really appreciate this element. It took me many years of playing to realy realy realize how strong positioning is.(think of how good strenx already was, but still cooller opened a whole new chapter in his playbook with his "know when to be aggressive and when to not be aggressive"... its the same with timing, you cant ever just learn it like a circle jump, there are just to many factors to consider to completely analyze even a short section of a duel game. No one can ever attain this perfection, thats why its beautiful because at times, magic happens and players reach towards this perfection.

Regardless of this i can see myself enjoying games with item timers, and just as you have fast maps like aerowalk, and slow like ztn, you could have maps with item timers and maps without them.

To give more examples; people go nuts over "small" changes like lowering the lg damage from 6 to 7, why not have them both? it was apparent very early in quake 3 that some weapons worked in duel but didnt have a desirable effect in tdm.
I dont think players would have such a strong resistance if the core gamplay stayed the same and give the mapers the power to incorporate the change where it is desired.

Mechanics such as the rocket and plasma ground boost which i really hope get added to reflex, would not appeal to everyone but im sure they wouldnt mind it if it was a map element, (map and area specific) and you could play maps with or without it.
The way it is with weapons basically, the mapper decides which weapons to include in his map

In short, dont change the core, instead introduce changes as map elements.
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THC Cup #1 Final Weekend (41 comments)
Posted by tehace @ 14:47 CDT, 10 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 10:00 CDT, 16 May 2015 to 13:30 CDT, 16 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

The final rounds of the Reflex duel cup will be played on the 16th of May! The brackets still features players such as Bulgaria HAL_9000, Finland DraQu, Russia Lunokhod2, Poland fagn4h, Serbia Miha, Finland Mazu, Sweden rokky, Finland Kyto and Finland gaiia.

Map list: thcdm13a, thct1, thct2, thct5, thct7
Current prize pool: $379

Stream: United Kingdom Zlive Russia deliberatemurder
Links: Brackets, cup page, forum post, mIRC #reflex.thc
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WMO officially out dated!? (click bait) (34 comments)
Posted by StillBlaze @ 12:25 CDT, 10 May 2015 - iMsg
I have come to the realization that i think i might be ready to admit the the WMO is out dated and a hinder in performance.

How what why did i come to the conclusion?

I was messing about in my familys 27 inch IMac with a 20 euro Logitech wireless mouse, i ended up on the reaction time tester found here http://www.humanbenchmark.com/tests/reactiontime/

I am "old" (26) and slow so i get like 220 ms average when im fresh and like 260ish when im drunk, stoned, tired or just not feeling great. My brother is 5 years younger and he always averaged 180-220ms under the above circumstances roughly.

We both scored a good 30-50ms faster using far inferior setup and my only and instant feeling is the WMO mouse click is a lot heavier and harder, more defined ect. And its shown in CSGO that if your not fast and hard with your 1 taps you can easily shoot 2 bullets when not trying to burst.

So i compare what i know, 144hz BenQ, i7 4770k/4790k + 970/780ti gpu sitting ready to game on both our setups. WMO @ 500hz

Verses

2009 27 inch i5 imac with 2500xwhatever resolution at 60hz while standing up and laughing at the wireless mouse.

There has to be at least 20ms or more added time on the imac? or am i looking at things illogically?

This is nothing more then food for thought, and if you are interested in proving this correct or even false i challenge all of you to get all your spares or old gaming mice out and do at least 3 or so 5 click tests and post the averages between them all. This will only work properly if done one after another ect witin 10-20 mins and not hours.

I would really be interested in what people say and find, WMO still the best weight, best size, best or equal sensor, but the scroll wheel is garbage and it seams the mouse clickers might be inferior.

If i were to have to explain it even though my DA 2013 feels like a whale the clicker feels easier and gradual as where the WMO is more hard style click.

./troll away if you must

if i missed anything sorry
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Welcome to SNPland (14 comments)
Posted by CrazyAl @ 11:22 CDT, 10 May 2015 - iMsg
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If you need a GraKa with 2 DVI ports (8 comments)
Posted by crea* @ 08:01 CDT, 10 May 2015 - iMsg
..don't compromise.
I did. It went very wrong.

I own two fine Samsung 2233rz monitors and I use them as dual monitors. The 2233rz has the port standard of his time, DVI. For 120 Hz, dual link output is needed.

I got a new PC with graphics card HIS Radeon R9 280.
Ports available: 1xDVI dual, 1x HDMI (1.4a), 2x mini DisplayPort.

Now, DVI-D or DVI-I in dual link pinning will always give you 120Hz for at least 1080p and lower resolutions. Good old trusty DVI.

HDMI is basically useless. There is no way I know of to get even low resolutions at 120 Hz... can't even overrule the predefined resolution/refresh settings....60 Hz is max.

DisplayPort _should_ theoretically have been fine, but it isn't. Because to convert DVI to DisplayPort, an "active" adapter is needed, which is horribly expensive (80-100 eur). Such bullshit, why not think of this converting issue from the start.

So anyways, I made this thread to 1. warn you about HDMI and displayport, which are pure shit if you want compatibility,
and 2. ask if anyone maybe has found a solution or workaround for this?


Edit: I found a non-expensive active mDP to dual-link DVI adapter:
"Delock Adapter mini Displayport 1.2 DVI 4K Aktiv"
I emailed the manufacturer to ask if 120hz is possible, I'll update if I get an answer
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Censorship in Reflex forums - be warned (180 comments)
Posted by storm @ 04:02 CDT, 10 May 2015 - iMsg
Yo,

Just letting you all know that I posted a reasonable non-abusive thread on the official Reflex forums, asking that they remove the in-game timer with good reasoning as to why I was asking.

There were quickly a whole lot of replies from other forum users agreeing with me, and I thought 'brilliant! the community is smart' I was thinking how great the developers were listening to the community and making improvements based on suggestions etc... Then......

My thread gets deleted.......

I don't have an exact copy of what I wrote, but from memory it was something like this "Please remove the in game timer. To be taken seriously as a competitive game it needs to be removed. Having this creates situations where players constantly rush items instead of thinking 'Okay my enemy has more armour, he's just fragged me, I'm not 100% sure of the RA time so I'll run the secondary items to stack back up' etc, all that strategic side of the game doesn't currently exist due to these timers.

Anyway yeah, on ESR we have free speech, this is why I love this site.
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a few questions from a noob... (20 comments)
Posted by draxus99 @ 21:18 CDT, 9 May 2015 - iMsg
1)How do you get this crosshair that I see in so many vods on youtube: https://youtu.be/gTVvHox7B90?t=6m57s (It's like drawcrosshair 2 only with longer thinner bars!)

2)If using a custom HUD based crosshair is there a way to get it to show the crosshair when spectating?

3)Is there a way to use different HUD based crosshairs for different weapons?

4)Is there a way to get cg_crosshairHitStyle effect on a HUD based crosshair? (turn crosshair red when scoring a hit)

5)Do most players use cg_simpleItems 1 or 0? Is there any advantage to either?

6)How do you get enemy names over their heads? (People will be like "kill so and so first" and I'm like ... how do I know which enemy he is?!)

7)Do people use cg_truelightning 1.0 on LAN?

8)cg_lightningImpact 1 or 0? cg_lightningImpactCap?

Thanks for the help :) P.S. I'm going to QuakeCon this year just for fun and to watch the matches :)
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dem0n dislikes puppies (4 comments)
Posted by sonic @ 13:02 CDT, 9 May 2015 - iMsg
[18:20] <nsx> a little dog puppy dies every time dem0n times out
[18:20] <nsx> never4get
[18:20] * dem0n (~IOWNPEOPL@4.4-241-81.adsl-dyn.isp.belgacom.be) Quit (Ping timeout)

http://i.imgur.com/vawaxK0.gifv

:'(
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Sapphire r9 290 tri-x and crt monitor (5 comments)
Posted by ndp15 @ 04:17 CDT, 9 May 2015 - iMsg
I bought this graphics card some days ago and I want to use it (play quake and normal usage) with my NEC MultiSync FE1250+ monitor (http://www.cnet.com/products/nec-multisync-fe...-22/specs/).
The graphics card has 4 output port: 1 x HDMI (with 3D), 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 2 x Dual-Link DVI-D.
The crt monitor obviously has only a VGA input port.
I understand that I need a digital to analogical active adapter to use them but here we come to the problems: which input port is better (if there is one..) to use? Can I use low resolution (like 800x600 or 1024X768) and change refresh rate up to 144hz with an adapter like this? (sorry for the italian link, it says that is a DP to VGA adapter and you can use it up to 1920x1200 resolution).
Do you have some cheaper solutions?
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g100s cable doesn't work with aurora? (11 comments)
Posted by odellus @ 22:34 CDT, 8 May 2015 - iMsg
why? what cables do? can't stand this shit anymore and need a new one asap.
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Similar mice to abyssus? (51 comments)
Posted by ddk @ 06:38 CDT, 8 May 2015 - iMsg
Hey guys!

I'm looking to replace my abyssus as it's on its last legs. I wonder if anyone has any idea for something with a similar shape that has a decent sensor etc?

Cheers! <3
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Mouse hell (28 comments)
Posted by Spaceboy @ 06:23 CDT, 8 May 2015 - iMsg
Ever find yourself in a situation where for some inexplicable reason your mouse doesn't feel like it used to and shots that used to be easy now take an immense amount of effort to hit? Players you used to beat routinely are now giving you a hard time or even kicking your ass. etc

So you double check your config and sensitivity and all that stuff, trying to figure why this is happening. Nope, everything is fine. Got the same old sens, acceleration and Windows settings. But still something about the mouse feels a bit off.

So maybe you try changing mice or mouse pads. With one mouse you shaft like a pro but can't hit rockets to save your life. Another mouse gives you back your rocket aim but now your LG is all over the place.Eventually you'll find a combination that sort of works, but it's still not quite the same as it used to be.

"Why is this happening? What am I doing wrong? Maybe Windows Update screwed it up somehow. Is my USB port overclock still working? Maybe I should try reinstalling the Win7 acceleration fix. And maybe also reinstall the game. Ok, I guess I'll reinstall Windows too."

Welcome to mouse hell.
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TF See - A Team Fortress Movie. (2 comments)
Posted by maximumoverrustle @ 04:18 CDT, 8 May 2015 - iMsg



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Rating: 5.6 (8 votes)
A Team Fortress Classic Movie.

Best Viewed at 720p / 60fps


Featuring:

blx - reaction - rizzo

Thanks to:

HLAE - rodox

#tfc.pickup


Music: Tycho - See
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Reflex Official racemode Preview! (16 comments)
Posted by phgp_zEv @ 01:27 CDT, 8 May 2015 - iMsg
Today we received access to Reflex 0.34.0 which includes some awesome stuff. The official Race mode, which includes some cool new options for map makers. Another great addition is the implementation of a real directional sun. "r_sun 1" gives positional light which makes all maps look much more dynamic! Check out the VOD's here! -> http://phgp.tv/news/0340-preview-shows-racemode/
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ASUS ROG Sica (15 comments)
Posted by h8m3 @ 14:03 CDT, 7 May 2015 - iMsg
Has anyone else tried it yet? http://www.asus.com/Gaming/ROG_Sica/
I really like the shape so far. Front is a lot like aurora(a bit less wide, slightly more \_/ shaped) while back is a mix of g100s and abyssus, fits my palm really well.
Sensor feels good, can easily do over 5m/s, etc.
The only negatives so far are rather thick cable(I've swapped mine to old razer thin one) and high button latency around 20ms(although that has never been a problem for me). The latter is most likely caused by the fact that the mouse features easy-swap switch sockets and they made a huge debouncing delay to be sure there're no problems with any microswitches. Could be fixed with a firmware update in the future, my mouse already updated once after driver installation.
Overall the mouse seems like a proper abyssus update.
Here's my comparison photogallery with other popular symmetrical mice:
http://imgur.com/a/r0srd
The mouse has been selling in Taiwan for a couple of weeks, so it should arrive everywhere worldwide soon. For anyone eager to try one now - http://global.pchome.com.tw/english/prod/DCAN8H-A90061N15, delivery takes 4-5 days.
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New Movement System [UT4] (29 comments)
Posted by busiko @ 13:11 CDT, 7 May 2015 - iMsg
Anyone tried this new movement system?
Looks kind of floaty but very interesting and surprisingly fast.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxkeSd2XZ38&hd=1

What do you guys think?
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125 FPS One Map Cup - Elder (136 comments)
Posted by Nico_QD @ 10:56 CDT, 7 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 13:00 CDT, 14 May 2015 to 16:00 CDT, 14 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

We are continuing our tradition of running "One Map Cups" for the new map from our next Pro League season (#24), this time i am talking about Elder, new QuakeLive duel map.

14 May 20:00 CEST One Map Cup - Elder, Double Elimination, all matches BO1, prizepool now is 100 Euro (70 for 1st and 30 for 2nd).

Detailed informations about the 125fps cash flow in 2015 can be found on this doc. Of you guys continue to donate - we will continue to provide our tourneys. Welcome and thanks.

Stream: United Kingdom Zlive; Russia 102
Links: 125FPS post, Brackets, VOD
Edited by Badb0y at 05:05 CDT, 22 May 2015 - 12501 Hits
Brutal Doom v20 official trailer :] (17 comments)
Posted by kapca @ 22:16 CDT, 6 May 2015 - iMsg
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Duel, is there matchmaking? (22 comments)
Posted by rawrawraw @ 17:23 CDT, 6 May 2015 - iMsg
Hello im new to quake and after playing a couple of days of FFA I kinda got bored of it and wanted to play duel. Was wondering if I queue for duel will I get matched to someone as bad as me or just some random dude? Ive been asking on FFA servers, and duel and noone said a damn thing dunno if this game is full of non english people, uber tryhards or whatnot autism was very strong nonetheless
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Someone stole $1 billion from Moldova (16 comments)
Posted by wn @ 16:21 CDT, 6 May 2015 - iMsg
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Rudimentary Peni (8 comments)
Posted by skint @ 15:12 CDT, 6 May 2015 - iMsg
Not heard of this band before (somehow) but I fucking love it! Always liked punk just never seen these guys.



Stumbled across one of their songs on a skate vid.
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15 years ago (17 comments)
Posted by zfred @ 08:10 CDT, 6 May 2015 - iMsg
yesterday i was watching several videos and i find this one :

cpl hollande

after 15 years quakelive seems really close to q3 osp :(

with bigfoot review every week from barryswold today i could remember my teenage !

(<3 lakerman)

ps: feel free to correct my poor english
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practice game crash [MAX_CVARS] (6 comments)
Posted by crajdle @ 04:36 CDT, 6 May 2015 - iMsg
Hello!
My game crashes everytime i try to start a practice game (but only practice games) with this as the bottom of the crash log:

----- finished R_Init -----
Sound memory manager started
Loading dll file ui
RE_RegisterFont: FreeType code not available
UI menu load time = 270 milli seconds
UI menu load time = 179 milli seconds
34 bots parsed
Loading dll file cgame
----- CL_Shutdown -----
RE_Shutdown( 1 )
Shutting down OpenGL subsystem
...wglMakeCurrent( NULL, NULL ): success
...deleting GL context: success
...releasing DC: success
...destroying window
...resetting display
...shutting down QGL
...unloading OpenGL DLL
-----------------------
----- Server Shutdown -----
==== ShutdownGame ====
AAS shutdown.
---------------------------
Disconnected: 17 ConnUserDisconnected
MAX_CVARS

I have cleaned up my cfg, so its only 8kb, so i dont know why it crashes. can anyone help??
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Elder as a competitive map. (85 comments)
Posted by fny @ 02:34 CDT, 6 May 2015 - iMsg
If I had to take one conclusion away from casting a few games on it during the small cup we had, it's that it looks super promissing but sure could use some tweaks. I'm a huge fan of the old Q1 aspects like the key, which adds another dynamic of control of being able to chase and run in a position where your opponent can't, and the buttons to open staircases that can be used both for trapping and for fooling.

Overall it needs more playtesting, I'm hoping someone, if not myself, will arrange a more planned cup for it and actually have more players play on it to see various playstyles and what could need a tweak or two.

Still, fun games, thanks to the people who played and watched the cup last night, was fun. Ash #1.
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ârkinholm reloaded (11 comments)
Posted by SUCKMYROCKET @ 23:35 CDT, 5 May 2015 - iMsg
what is exact reason arkinholm is not played? it looks really great with all those details in certain areas, like foottrap next to ya. the quad+lg area is one of the best powerup zones ever!

give it a try!
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how do u get pumped (55 comments)
Posted by dizzle @ 12:34 CDT, 5 May 2015 - iMsg
how do u guys get pumped to play quake live

i personally look my face in mirror and tell myself i can do it

i have sometime used inspiration music

just my thoughts, i know a old cs pro. he used to pray to god before lan event =]
Edited by dizzle at 12:36 CDT, 5 May 2015 - 2740 Hits
KINZU MOD - KINZUYSSUS (2 comments)
Posted by JiyhuaWei @ 20:42 CDT, 4 May 2015 - iMsg
Hi,

I made a kinzu mod, i coupled a kinzu squeletal with an Abyssus PCB (not 2014 version, not sure if Abyssus 2014 PCB would fit, if you have picture of it pls send it to me).

The original kinzu PCB is in two parts, the scrool wheel and the buttons on one PCB and the sensor on another.

So i had two ideas :

1 - i find a mouse featuring everyting on one PCB (wheel, button and sensor) fitting the entire shell of the mouse which is VERY unlikely, especialy the buttons would not meet the shell at the pressur points.

or 2 : i find a mouse featuring double PCB and i keep the sensor part and fix it to the kinzu button and wheel part. So far i made a list of mouse featuring dual PCB but i do not know for sure if they are compatible.

List of dual PCB mouse :
Corsair M45
CM Storm Recon
g400s
Kone Pure Optical
Kone Pure Optical Military?
Zowie EC eVo
Zowie EC1-A ?
Deathadder 3.5G
Deathadder 3G
Deatheradder 4G = no
Deathadder chroma ?

To my surprise the Abyssus is a mono PCB mouse and the PCB fit almost EXACTLY the dual PCB of the kinzu sensor position and scroll wheel and buttons are almost to the milimeter at the right place, so i decided to try and mod it!

It works perfectly.

(pictures coming soon!)

PS : i would like to compile a listing of mice PCB. With one side mouse with mono PCB and one side with mouse with dual PCB. I already have quite a few mice, i will put this in this thread if it's ok.
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Edited by larix at 14:41 CDT, 4 May 2015 - 618 Hits
How to increase your idiocy (33 comments)
Posted by nthreem @ 13:20 CDT, 4 May 2015 - iMsg
I usually just stalk these forums, but I just had to post this.

I'm mainly a CA and insta player, but I definitely enjoy watching the duel leagues going on every month. I've dabbled in duel and other game modes, but most of my friends stick to the easier ones, so that's where I am mostly.

For the most part, I just stay quiet and keep to myself on public servers, but for some reason this player named "derb_" has a terrible grudge against me and my clan P4F.

About a month ago I'm just spec'ing quietly and waiting to join the a game and derb_ callvotes to kick me. It was a server mostly of my friends, so it really backfired on him. He starts spewing profanities and attempts to kick the server owner. That led to his own kick from the server.

Fast forward up to yesterday, and I'm in a pub server minding my own business. It became a lop-sided game after a high skilled player joined my team. I think derb_ joined the server when the score was 3-1.

The following round, I had a pretty good run with a nice LG wall-pin to rail combo, then I cleaned up with some easy jumppad LG kills. I'm not a rockstar by any means, but I do have my moments. But immediately after this round, derb_ starts to berate me, calling me a hacker, and harassing me.

I'm not here to cry like a little baby; I'm a big boy and can handle stupid behavior. I'm just curious what the community thinks about his accusation.

Here's the video starting from the round derb_ joined, up until right before he left (when the game kinda got too lop-sided).

https://youtu.be/grORX766fIo
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Reflex Sanetopia Day 1 completed! (5 comments)
Posted by sane @ 09:45 CDT, 4 May 2015 - iMsg
With most of the matches completed (the goal was to go through round 3 of winner/lower brackets) we are finished with day 1 of the sanetopia tournament. There were some no shows as expected, and sadly Gellehsak did not show up for the tournament, but hopefully next time it will be a different story. Besides all the walk overs and no shows, I believe we had some great games and there are much more to come!

I would also like to thank the casters: Mtarget & Phylum For an awesome job and all the support

With that I would also like to thank PHGP for all the support as well and giving us streaming + casting help! They also gave out many prizes during the duration of the tournament on stream. Gave away 6 copies of Reflex to the people that were watching the games! Thank you PHGP

The rest of the games will be played during the week (if both players agree) but the majority of the games will be played/finished Sunday May 10th starting 4pm PST - 7pm EST

Good luck to all the players and lets have an amazing Grand Finals!!

Brackets: HERE

News + VOD's + Winners of reflex copies!: PHGP Coverage

Forum Post: Here

Live Stream + Casting starting may 10th!: HERE
Edited by sane at 10:33 CDT, 4 May 2015 - 1233 Hits
Run DEX (90 comments)
Posted by Kapiter @ 08:37 CDT, 4 May 2015 - iMsg



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Rating: 6.9 (83 votes)
Defrag movie edited by United Kingdom stpdFRESH featuring the legendary Ukraine DEX.



Links: Original post on q3df.org, stpdFRESH YouTube channel, igmdb
Edited by xou at 04:12 CDT, 5 May 2015 - 6104 Hits
KYA CUP Season 14: Bomb 3V3 (4 comments)
Posted by Kapiter @ 18:25 CDT, 3 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 08:30 CDT, 16 May 2015 to 14:00 CDT, 16 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

Europe KYA Team presents its 14th season featuring a Warsow Bomb 3v3 competition which will be held 08:30 CDT, 16 May 2015.


Streams: TBA
Links: Sign-ups, Cup page,mIRC #kyacup
Edited by xou at 22:21 CDT, 3 May 2015 - 1286 Hits
Site summary for week ending 01 May (6 comments)
Posted by ESReality @ 18:00 CDT, 3 May 2015 - iMsg
Edited by xou at 19:34 CDT, 3 May 2015 - 2429 Hits
Pre-Quakecon Elder Onemap Cup 15/5/5 (74 comments)
Posted by fny @ 16:57 CDT, 3 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 12:00 CDT, 5 May 2015 to 13:15 CDT, 5 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

Switzerland THE_NSX AND Sweden FUNNYB IS AWESOME Elder ONE MAP CUP will be played 12:00 CDT, 5 May 2015.

It is going to be a bo1 Single Elimination tournament to see how Elder is played on a more serious level. Unfortunately at this moment no prizes will be paid out except for the ULTIMATE prize.


FIX: YOU WON'T HAVE TO REGISTER AS A TEAM ANYMORE

Check out the Promo-video from the one and only creator of ze dem0n q-con movie.

Links: Sign-up / Brackets, mIRC #nsxrulez
Streams: twitch United Kingdom funnyb & secret mämmi-loving co-caster - twitch Russia elder_ru(fitting, right?)
Edited by xou at 13:09 CDT, 5 May 2015 - 13253 Hits
Huge problem: 500hz USB, WMO, Win7/64 (19 comments)
Posted by TicoTico @ 16:12 CDT, 3 May 2015 - iMsg
Hello all!

I was hoping someone else had got into a corner case (?) I seem to have been stuck into, and is able to help me out on this one. If so, or otherwise know, what gives, please, help!

I just can't get the USB poll rate increase work on a WMO of mine I recently acquired. I've tried out the most of the HIDUSBF instructions on the net, and I always end up the same: Nothing seems to change, WMO just updates at 125Hz.

For starters, there's one specific thing I'd like to ask:

In the "path" of user interface actions "Device Manager/Human Interface Devices/Microsoft USB Wheel Mouse Optical/Properties/Driver/Driver File Details", there's a list of four driver files for the WMO:
C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\hidclass.sys
C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\hidparse.sys
C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\hidusb.sys
C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\hidusbf.sys (this looks promising)

but, when selecting the "hidusbf.sys" one, in the details it says:
"Digital Signer: Not digitally signed."

Is that correct, should it show up like that? Or does this mean the signing didn't work even if the "dseo13b.exe", the "Driver Signature Enforcement Overrider" reported that the file was succesfully signed?


Some possibly relevant details:

- Experimenting with this on a Windows 7 Pro, 64-bit
- Multi-boot setup with Linux (main boot loader), Win7 Home and Win7 Pro
- Asus K55VM laptop, the spec says 2 USB3.0 ports, 1 USB2.0 port
- Also have Logitech G400 installed, with Logitech Gaming Software
- WMO: Microsoft Wheel Mouse Optical 1.1A
- I've also been through recovering from "dead" USB ports, caused by this poll rate overclocking operation.

I'm getting desperate!

Cheers,
TicoTico
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HoQ TDM Spring Season Round 3 (9 comments)
Posted by doz3r @ 15:18 CDT, 3 May 2015 - iMsg
Scheduled: 13:00 CDT, 7 May 2015 to 16:00 CDT, 7 May 2015
Schedule: Passed

The schedule for round 3 looks like this:

Wednesday 06/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div1 Europe Rekt vs Russia Deliberate Murder 0-2 (vod)
Div1 Russia planB vs Europe Unknown wildcard by planB
Div1 Europe Infernal Gamerz vs Europe Averagers reschedule

Thursday 07/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Madagascar Scythe vs Europe last pick wildcard by Scythe

Sunday 10/05/15 14:00 CDT
Div2 Europe p1mps vs Russia B52 reschedule
Div2 Europe Pacmen vs Czech Republic Virtual Owners 2-0
Div2 Europe brainWashed vs Europe Phenomenon defwin for brainWashed


Streams: twitch Flair (DoublePlus), twitch funnyb, twitch 102, twitch sparks
Links: Rules, Schedule, mIRC HoQLeagues, Round 2
Edited by flair at 18:39 CDT, 12 May 2015 - 10302 Hits
Gaming Headphones (21 comments)
Posted by h4rdy- @ 11:42 CDT, 3 May 2015 - iMsg
Looking for suggestions on a good gaming headphones. I'm willing to spend tops $250USD. Any input would be much appreciated, thank you.
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How do you hold the MSI 1.1 ? (15 comments)
Posted by genra @ 14:30 CDT, 2 May 2015 - iMsg
i heard five finger tip claw is possible with it. i found that interesting.
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randon weapon switches (9 comments)
Posted by barrybumcheeks @ 09:08 CDT, 2 May 2015 - iMsg
Hi,
Last month I noticed that when I selected the LG the GL would be incorrectly selected resulting in my death. I figured it was a problem with my mouse as both weapons were bound to the mousewheel. MWHEELFOWARD for LG MWHEELBACKWARD for GL. The mouse was a Razer Deathadder 3.5G. I decided to buy a new mouse as Id had that one for 3 years. I bought the new Razer Deathadder Chroma.

I could not successfully install this mouse as during the installation it would hang at 60% or some other random number during the Razer update. After looking around the web I was informed that I should install the latest edition of Microsoft.NET framework if I had problems installing the mouse. I did this. I still could not install it. The software is called Synapse and is a universal driver for ALL Razer products. The is no discrete driver for my mouse!

I contacted Razer Tech support and basically they more or less said I should reinstall windows to install their mouse... Well at this point I decided to just use the mouse as an ordinary plug and play mouse and let Quakelive handle the sensitivity and stuff. This works well but I still have the problem with weapon switches! Its not just the mouse wheel either it happens with all weapons from time to time. Any ideas what may be causing this? Is it because I have not installed Razers Spyware...sorry mouse driver or is it something to do with Qlive itself? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance
CaTfOoD aka Bumcheeks
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[CB]Wob (6 comments)
Posted by Ins0mnia @ 07:14 CDT, 2 May 2015 - iMsg
In case you wonder what co-founder of ClanBase (Amsterdam Wob) does these days.

https://youtu.be/WrCzjDqPM-I?t=1m11s
Edited by Ins0mnia at 07:23 CDT, 2 May 2015 - 982 Hits
BENQ Monitor - displayport needed? (7 comments)
Posted by t0rte @ 05:35 CDT, 2 May 2015 - iMsg
Hi folks,

I wanna get rid of my 60hz NEC, which I never thought could be beaten by a 144hz. Oh boy was I wrong.

I was choosing either the benq XL2430T or the XL2411Z.

But here is the point. I'm playing on a macbook pro which only has a thunderbold connection.

So which one will support my notebook with 144hz? HDMI doesnt work as far as I know. But can I connect this Mini-Displayport with DVI on the monitor to receive 144hz? (pic attached)

The XL2411Z doesn't have a displayport connection - the 2430T does have it.

In your opinion which of the both monitors are better for playing with the notebook? displayport > DVI?

Thanks
Edited by t0rte at 05:36 CDT, 2 May 2015 - 791 Hits
Where is the 125fps league final thread? (1 comment)
Posted by thuNDa @ 05:03 CDT, 2 May 2015 - iMsg
this is not acceptable.

and btw, what happened to the justquake / lithz thread, where he asked to report him?
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my shaders/fx (13 comments)
Posted by Legless @ 04:01 CDT, 2 May 2015 - iMsg
tl;dr: download/mirror/share
http://fragged.by/leetcam.rar

There's archived wolfcam with all my scripts.
All you need to do is copy ql's pk3s to /baseq3/.
Stuff may be buggy on lower cl_aviframerate/mme_blurframes.

---

The only thing that kept me in quake was fragmovie I making since ~2013. I spend years polishing my config and now I realized, that that was only beginning: now I will spend years to polish my montage, sound, etc.

I wanted it to be perfect. I drawed all the scenes/3d/etc on paper, i made perfect scenario and stuff. I even buyed greatest domain ever to host my fragmovie when it's done.

I wanted to make something great. I wanted this movie to be my legacy.

Many people asked my fx-es, but I refused them. I wanted to publish fx-es after the movie.

I just realized, that I already made that movie perfect in my head, and I am satisfied.

So I gave to you my wolfcam with all stuff I made/found. Its kinda messy but Im sure you'll find out how to use this.

This is my legacy for you, my dear quakers.
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