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Posted by DOOM3 Ercalidas @ 22:19 GMT, 27 January 2022 - iMsg
Ladies & gentlemen, I’m proud to present to you what will be the following guidelines / rules for an upcoming just for fun (or eventually with a prize pool) tournament on… Doom 3!. Yes, you heard it well, Doom 3 classic multiplayer is back!. Since I started playing D3 multiplayer when it was basically already dead (in 2018 if I’m right), the passion for this game took over so I’ve decided to make a turning point. After all these years of silence, what I simply thought is ‘I need to do something to bring a little light back to this game’ so here I am!. Already started to spread the word among the last “active” players with no very promising results BUT I still managed to get the attention of some important old school players and ending up with a collaboration with some couple of eXg clan members that are helping me a lot with this project of mine and they are also still active/cool players. I think that D3 multiplayer was and still is an underrated yet very exciting experience that needs to be shown to the new generation of fps players.

IMPORTANT: I’ve done my best to be as detailed as I can, sorry for my bad english. Maybe the rules will need some editing or fixing but as long as I’m alone I can’t do too much or cover all the essential things that a respectable tournament should have. Just want to specify that I will post this also on Doom 3 Steam Community to get more attention. I'm open to all kinds of constructive advice / tips.

Why I choose to post on ESReality?. It's simple, I think there's no better place than this one to talk about the competitive fps scene worldwide :)

Now, enough with talking!. All you need to know is stored in these 2 links that I will leave you here below. You can contact the fool behind all this at: or simply add me on Steam through the Friend Code, mine is: 857460537


One special thanks to 5M1L3Z, HavoK!, Henry Sellers, Bonehead and pointb|anK for supporting me with this idea and of course to all of you that will be seriously interested in making this tournament possibile!
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Paul "astz" McGarrity passed away (18 comments)
Posted by zelvZ @ 22:37 GMT, 21 January 2022 - iMsg
Dear ESR Users,

I'm really saddened to let you know that ScotlandPaul "astz" McGarrity passed away last night.

Most of us knew Paul as a true artisan and member of the UT2004 community. He was a true friend for this community and was a competitive professional player on UT2004. He also played QuakeLive in the early days of the game for team dignitas.
Paul was also a kind and funny guy to spend time with, and a great father for his 3 kids.

I had the pleasure to meet him during a LAN tournament he organised in Dundee, in 2011 (he did the full coverage of the tournament on ESR). I remember having a blast meeting for the first time UT Legends such as ScrMz, Frantic, ecko and of course Paul.

May you rest in peace UT Legend, you will be missed.

For the memories :
Edited by qahdrk at 11:28 GMT, 22 January 2022 - 1845 Hits
[fps]rain passed away (9 comments)
Posted by twister @ 22:00 GMT, 20 January 2022 - iMsg
Very sad news from the defrag discord: Russia[fps]rain passed away today from a coronavirus infection, after two weeks in the hospital. He was a top defrag player who finished 13th place in the recent dfwc. Searching his nick on youtube yields many world records he held. rip
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czm solves subconvexity problem, related to Riemann hyp. (28 comments)
Posted by son1dow @ 00:23 GMT, 14 January 2022 - iMsg
United States of America Paul 'czm' Nelson, Quake legend, CPL and QuakeCon champion has solved the subconvexity problem, a problem two steps removed from the Riemann hypothesis. The Riemann hypothesis is one of the most important unsolved problems in pure mathematics and if solved, would help us know more about prime numbers, which are important in all manner of areas including basic cryptography.

In a paper posted in September, Paul Nelson of the Institute for Advanced Study has solved the subconvexity problem, a kind of lighter-weight version of Riemann’s question. The proof is a significant achievement on its own and teases the possibility that even greater discoveries related to prime numbers may be in store.

“It’s a bit of a far-fetched dream, but you could hyper-optimistically hope that maybe we get some insight in how the [Riemann hypothesis] works by working on problems like this,” Nelson said.

He wrote two papers, one in 2020 and one in September of last year that put together solved the subconvexity problem.

Article link
Edited by Demiurge at 22:39 GMT, 18 January 2022 - 3477 Hits
Cyberfrags '69 - new superfast FPS (9 comments)
Posted by lmx @ 11:30 GMT, 12 January 2022 - iMsg
Cyberfrags is a super-fast arena/movement shooter, with loads of guns and lots of ways to move REALLY fast. Since the CF community is still small there aren't many servers floating around, so feel free to hop into the discord and we'll double-jump into a game with you!

Movement-wise its a mix between Quake & Titanfall, but faster. ( including Walljumps.)

Steam page:


Thanks for taking a look!
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Event Horizon Original Trilogy Redux (1 comment)
Posted by TeamEventHorizon @ 17:20 GMT, 7 January 2022 - iMsg

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Presenting the original Event Horizon trilogy, remastered in 4k 60fps and only available on the official Event Horizon YouTube channel. Enjoy!

Now also available the whole 1st season of Sessions series. Check it out!

More news to come later this year. Keep your eyes peeled!
Edited by Demiurge at 22:38 GMT, 18 January 2022 - 601 Hits
CS:GO: My Crosshair Guide (1 comment)
Posted by Rvg7D!s @ 00:34 GMT, 3 January 2022 - iMsg
This guide is geared toward analyzing the components of a CS:GO crosshair, based on what some of the pros use.

Take for example, the shape of an average crosshair. Usually, you'll see 4 ends pointing outward and inward at the same time, in the shape of a T. But have you ever wondered why the t shape is so commonly used over another shape, such as a circle?

For starters, all 4 ends of the crosshair, as I mentioned before, seem to be pointing inward, thereby gravitating your attention towards the center (it's also why you might see a small gap in the middle of the crosshair). This in turn, helps you focus on centering your shots, such as a headshot.

My guess is that our minds seem to pay more attention to patterns or consistency (such as the ends pointing inward toward one direction) rather than something a bit more random (such as the same ends also pointing outward in 4 different directions). Nevertheless, this crosshair also provides a boundary of some sort by covering all directions (left right up down) given it's natural shape (or t).

There's nothing wrong with a dot crosshair though; in fact it probably provides the highest degree of parallelism with respect to your opponent's head, given it's natural shape. My main concern however (as I used to use one) is visibility and direction, meaning the dot is just there, but it does not "guide you or shift your focus toward the center, like a t-shape crosshair would. Least, that's the way I see it.

Nevertheless, I respect personal preferences, and this is just a small snippet of some of the crosshair features to look for or think about.

Full article (I wrote) can be found here: Top CS:GO Crosshairs (imo)

Lastly, if you have any comments or suggestions, feel free to share them. Thanks.
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72THINGS - PART TWO | Quake Live Fragmovie (4K@60fps) (No comments)
Posted by TUMULT @ 18:37 GMT, 2 January 2022 - iMsg
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HoQ TDM 2v2 Winter Season 2022 (1 comment)
Posted by doz3r @ 04:17 GMT, 26 December 2021 - iMsg
The sign-ups for ql Quake Live TDM 2v2 Winter Season will be open from Sunday 2nd January until Sunday 23rd of January 2022.

The League start will be Sunday 30th of January, duration depends on the sign-ups (1 match per week). Division 1 plays Sunday at 21:00 CET, Division 2 Monday at 21:00 CET, Division 3 Tuesday at 21:00 CET.

Check below for all needed informations and sign-up! If you already have player and clan account on House of Quake, feel free to sign-up right away. Otherwise make sure to register yourselves and your clan first.

Streams: twitch 102
Links: Rules 2v2, Signups 2v2 HoQ Discord, Twitter HouseofQuake
Edited by doz3r at 14:09 GMT, 7 January 2022 - 910 Hits
Team Event Horizon Presents: Sessions - Episode XII (No comments)
Posted by TeamEventHorizon @ 21:48 GMT, 24 December 2021 - iMsg

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DFWC 2021 The Style Points (3 comments)
Posted by mouse* @ 16:22 GMT, 6 December 2021 - iMsg

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Hi all,
I havent made a movie in some 10 years but this year's DFWC was so fantastic I put together some memorable moments and runs.

A few notes:

-This movie is meant as a celebration of the event and a tribute to the brilliant work of the organisers, mappers, streamers, donators and of course the runners. My respect and thank you to everyone involved, it was an amazing event.

-I focused on top20 runs and I tried to offer a large variety of runners, a healthy balance of vq3 and cpm. There was twice as much material as I could use so I had to make some hard choices, if you are a top20 runner and you did not make it into the movie I hope you understand.

-No Top1 runs. It is an unspoken tradition that movie makers much more skilled than myself eternalise the DFWC with a top1 runs movie. I did not use any of the top1 material for this reason.
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DOOMBRINGER Duel League (11 comments)
Posted by GMT @ 13:30 GMT, 2 December 2021 - iMsg
We are very proud to announce the inaugural DOOMBRINGER Duel League. With DOOMBRINGER’s largest ever prize pool and the grandest production yet, the DBDL marks a significant step-up in competitive DOOMBRINGER. For months, the finest duellers from around the globe will battle for their shot at the crown.

Sign-ups, now open, will dictate the league’s length and format. They will close on the 25th of December 2021, when the final details will be revealed. For now, here’s what we do know!
- 8 to 16 week main season round-robin starting January the 3rd 2022
- Gauntlet style playoffs
- NA, SA and EU players welcome
- Weekly show on - Fridays 8PM CET
So join us, won’t you, as the history books are written, and stake your claim!

Admin: United Kingdom GMT#4367
Stream: Europe TimConLAN
Links: Sign-Up, Discord, Bracket, Donate, DOOMBRINGER on Steam.
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#CPMDUEL CUP 24 (1 comment)
Posted by neverGreen @ 16:52 GMT, 30 November 2021 - iMsg
The cpma CPMA crew brings you yet another dose of Promode action in the form of the twenty-fourth #cpmduel Cup! This cup will be held on December 11th, 2021 at 17:00 GMT. If you are interested, join the CPMA Discord Server and PM Czech Republic @neverGreen#3910. After signing up, you will get a participant role on CPMA Discord server that will allow you to access the #cpmduelcup24 channel.
-- Good Luck & Have Fun!

Register: Players must join the CPMA Discord Server and message @neverGreen#3910 on Discord to be given the participant role and be added to the cup. Players must also sign up themselves via challonge Challonge sign up page

Prize Pool:
cup_gold 100 EUR
cup_silver 60 EUR
cup_bronze 40 EUR
All prizes are funded directly by Germany panikborke

Stream: twitch
Links: CPMA Discord Server, Official CPMA Website, challonge Bracket&Rules
Edited by neverGreen at 16:54 GMT, 30 November 2021 - 1121 Hits
House of Quake Winter Drafts (3 comments)
Posted by Drayan @ 15:29 GMT, 24 November 2021 - iMsg
HoQ will be hosting two draft cups on our Discord this December:
Sunday 5th December: TDM 4v4 in #tdmdraft
Sunday 12th December: CTF 5v5 in #ctfdraft

Signups are already open in the respective channels.

To participate, you must:
1. Sign in to and make your stats public
2. Have 20 or more matches played in respective pickup channels on the HoQ Discord
3. Read and follow the rules

Links: HoQ Discord
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Ironfist Invitational LAN (London) (30 comments)
Posted by diegowar @ 01:36 GMT, 23 November 2021 - iMsg
When : November 26th to November 28th of 2021
Starts at : 11:30 AM GMT / 5:30 AM CST.
Main Stream :
Other streams : (B Stream), (CIS), (CIS)

Quake Champions is finally returning back to LAN, thanks to this tournament organized by Myztro Gaming.

Here are the players attending : United States of America Rapha, Australia Zenaku, Argentina Maxter, United States of America Dramis, Brazil Nosfa, United States of America Sib, United States of America Effortless, Italy Vengeur, Poland Av3k, Hungary Raisy, Russia Base, Estonia Cnz, United Kingdom Garpy, United Kingdom Hell, Latvia Bukster and Poland Wolfy.

You can find the live bracket here, and also the Liquipedia page here. did some nice interviews from most of the players, that you can read here.

Prepare your snacks and get ready for some exciting Quake on LAN !
Edited by diegowar at 12:58 GMT, 28 November 2021 - 5176 Hits
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