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Some minor observations regarding QC from a spectator POV (15 comments)
Posted by svr @ 22:39 CDT, 17 July 2017 - iMsg
As and old Quake vet who doesnt play anymore (and doesnt intend to) but still enjoys watching the occasional video of competitive Quake duel or Starcraft Brood War, I thought it might be worthwhile to share some observations regarding QC from a spectators perspective. Of course this is all my subjective opinion.

1. Visuals
- There is more fidelity but to a certain extent this has come at the cost of clarity for the spectator. Ultimately I just wanna clearly see what is going on.
- The gun movement in QC seems much less of a tight translation of player action. This is a trivial point but for instance Q3/QL does a much better job in this respect. In Q3 there is a tighter link to the gun swinging left / right (walking) and the gun bumping / kicking up down (jumping / being in air). Its trivial but helps the viewer better understand what the player is doing. In QC this is less clear, in fact the gun model appears to do all sorts somewhat random wobbling and angles up / down when jumping which is a bit of an annoying distraction as it does not reflect the direction the player is aiming at.
- Player models are also harder to see

2. Sound
Even if I turn up the volume some sounds effects seem flat or more implicit. Again this doesnt help the spectators experience to understand what is happening. Its less entertaining as well

3. Rules
Just a matter of taste, but so far, from a spectator perspective the rounds based system come across as annoying breaks to the action, killing the pleasant flow of seeing either player moving across the map pursuing their hunt or map control or trying to evade or regain control, etc. I am sure it adds new forms of depth but I am not too fond of the breaks

Again just my 2 cents on this, dont know if relevant id people still read ESR. Either way, interested to hear your views on this. Do you agree or do you think my observations are bollocks :)
Edited by svr at 22:50 CDT, 17 July 2017 - 5350 Hits
Challenges EU CPM 1v1 Open Cup (85 comments)
Posted by svr @ 18:39 CDT, 27 July 2008 - iMsg
We are proud to announce the CPM 1v1 Open Cup for July. We are planning on holding these once a month.

Information
Thursday July 31st at 12:30 CDT
CPMA 1.46
Challenge Promode (CPM) gameplay
Maplist: cpm1a, cpm3a, cpm15, cpm22 and cpm24
Best of three (bo3)
Single elimination
32 Players

Coverage will be provided by #DmRadio (video stream) and GTV will also be available.

Signing up and selection
To play in this cup you must register an account at www.promode.org/challenges/ and sign up.
The check-ins are in #play.cpm on QuakeNet at 12:00 CDT (that's 30 minutes before the cup starts).
Edited by Nicky at 12:36 CDT, 1 August 2008 - 21017 Hits
CPM 1v1 Newbies Cup (44 comments)
Posted by svr @ 16:05 CDT, 20 July 2008 - iMsg
Noobs Anonymous will organize another Challenge Promode duel cup for beginning players.

This edition is intended for people inexperienced with CPM and also for people who are curious to try it.
This cup is not intended for Warsow or Quake veterans who are new to CPM!
It's aimed towards european players so matches will be played on euro servers.

Registration will open 45 minutes in advance of the tournament. (11:15 CDT). If you want to play make sure you're on IRC in #cpma.na on QuakeNet.


Visit the following link for the Cup's website noobs-anonymous.net
Edited by svr at 16:12 CDT, 20 July 2008 - 9641 Hits
CPM 1v1 Newbies Cup (7 comments)
Posted by svr @ 16:41 CDT, 13 July 2008 - iMsg
Noobs Anonymous will organize another Challenge Promode duel cup for beginning players.

This edition is intended for people inexperienced with CPM and also for people who are curious to try it. It's aimed towards european players so matches will be played on euro servers.

Registration will open 45 minutes in advance of the tournament. (11:15 CDT). If you want to play make sure you're on IRC in #cpma.na on QuakeNet.


Visit the following link for the Cup's website noobs-anonymous.net
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Stop making babies! (109 comments)
Posted by svr @ 07:14 CST, 18 February 2008 - iMsg
Interesting lecture on how people have no clue about exponential growth.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1382251841067168618

We're waiting for Cold Turkey

Discuss
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Gellehsak -vs- pod1 (22 comments)
Posted by svr @ 18:20 CST, 24 January 2008 - iMsg


0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: 7.8 (3 votes)
Gametype: Duel
Map: Various Maps
Mod: Challenge ProMode Arena
Viewpoint: MVD
Version info: CPMA 1.44
How to play back Q3 demos

>> 62583-pod_gel.zip <<
(3682KB, 230 DLs)

Loser brackets round 4 of CPM 1v1 Open Cup 2008 - Winter Shivers

Poland pod1's map: CPM3a
Canada Gellehsak's map: CPM15
Decidermap: CPM22
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Vo0 -vs- Light (61 comments)
Posted by svr @ 18:16 CST, 24 January 2008 - iMsg

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: 8.4 (4 votes)
Gametype: Duel
Map: Various Maps
Mod: Challenge ProMode Arena
Viewpoint: MVD
Version info: CPMA 1.44
How to play back Q3 demos

>> 62582-vo0_light.zip <<
(2614KB, 547 DLs)

Winner Brackets final of the CPM 1v1 Open Cup 2008 - Winter Shivers

Netherlands Vo0's mappick: CPM1A
Denmark Light's mappick: CPM3A
Edited by svr at 18:18 CST, 24 January 2008 - 11839 Hits
Vo0 -vs- Jon4than (117 comments)
Posted by svr @ 03:41 CST, 24 January 2008 - iMsg


0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: 9.3 (15 votes)
Gametype: Duel
Map: Various Maps
Mod: Challenge ProMode Arena
Viewpoint: MVD
Version info: CPMA 1.44
How to play back Q3 demos

>> 62559-jon_vo0.zip <<
(2486KB, 928 DLs)

Clash between Polish Allstars winner Poland Jon4than and dutch gaming celebrity Netherlands Vo0

Winner brackets semi-finals of CPM 1v1 Open Cup 2008 - Winter Shivers

Netherlands Vo0's map: CPM22
Poland Jon4than's map: CPM1A
Edited by svr at 03:42 CST, 24 January 2008 - 25836 Hits
United Kingdom -vs- Finland (8 comments)
Posted by svr @ 16:03 CDT, 19 April 2007 - iMsg


0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rating: 7.5 (1 vote)
Gametype: Team Game
Map: N/A
Mod: N/A
Viewpoint: MVD
Version info: CPMA 1.41
How to play back Q3 demos


Noobs Anonymous CPM TDM Nations Cup 2007
Group B week 1
Finland's map pick CPM21
http://noobs-anonymous.net/nations/?sid=1
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