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RTCW Competitive History: Trailer
  Posted on Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 12:40:16 AM | twister
  Hi guys.

I'm currently working on a movieproject about the history of RTCW.

Yesterday I released a trailer, you can download it on filefront:

http://files.filefront.com/rtcwhistoryrar/;9108413;/fileinfo.html - Highquality: 1280x720
http://files.filefront.com/rtcw+historyrar/;9108559;/fileinfo.html - Lowquality: 800x600

Or in a stream on stage6:

http://stage6.divx.com/RTCW/video/1885578/RTCW-History---Trailer

However the main point of the release is to attract more people to send me their demos/shoutcasts.
I'm still missing lots of demos from early rtcw - 2002. Any support is welcome!

If you got some demos/shoutcasts or have an idea who i could ask, you can contact me on rtcwhistory@gmx.de,
in #rtcwhistory on gamesurge(not in the night though) or
/q twister on quakenet.

Hf!

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New Article: Things that could make RTCW better.
  Posted on Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 01:56:50 AM | -doNka-
  I came up with a list of things that I thought would make a game that's been nearly perfect even better. You will agree with some, and others may be questionable. Give it a read and post a comment or two.

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Japanese Pen Spinning...
  Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 03:42:34 PM | Mauler [c0ff]
  Does this remind anyone else of an RtCW highlight video? There's... Music, and highlights, and names in the bottom left corner, and credits where they list their uber 1337 pens. I forsee lox rocking out to this.

http://www.5min.com/Video/The-art-of-Japanese-pen-spinning-11388

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Gaming Couples.
  Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 02:48:40 PM | BYE|ralphtehnader
  Here's an article of mine that was published on 1up.com a few months ago in regards to couples who game.

Thought I'd share a different post as a change of pace.

http://www.1up.com/do/feature?cId=3161660

Hope you enjoy,

Bill

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Weekly OSP / TF2 Team Assembly
  Posted on Monday, October 15, 2007 at 06:50:20 PM | BYE|ralphtehnader
  Hope to see you all again on Wednesday around 8pm for some OSP gaming. The vent info is still the same.

After playing OSP for about an hour or so, let's play some TF2 for the remainder of the evening. I concur with the TF2 players on here that we should put together a team. I would be willing to host a server if there's enough interest to develop strats and pub on home turf on a 18 player server or so.

So far we have:

-Ralph
-Donka
-Juventus
-Ding
-w0rd (Papi Chulo)
-Bullz
-Paco's Gun
-BigshoT
-Snappas
-playa
-CaseyJones
-Spiza
-Tyson
-be4st

Anyone else interested?

If so:

http://www.totalgamingleague.com/team/Triad

join pw: vodka

Edit: As for the team name, some have suggested Team RtCW, which is cool. I was thinking of Team Wolfplayer or sticking with the classic BYE| = Bomb Your Enemies to go with the spam :D

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10/10/07 Wednesday Night OSP Pug
  Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 12:57:01 PM | BYE|ralphtehnader
  Hello All,

Nothing like some RtCW to bring up your spirits on a gloomy, rainy day.

Vent Server: ventrilo4.va.powervs.com:5066
Password: bcdcrules

ECGN warm up around 8pm or so. I will most likely not be around tonight due to real life stuff, lol. Hopefully you guys will keep the spirit alive. And pickup a copy of TF2 when you can, it will be a ton of fun with all of us playing on a server.

Rock on,

Bill

74.86.91.157:27960

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TF2 4 Newbs Tonight?
  Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 03:42:51 PM | BYE|ralphtehnader
  Hey Folks,

It's been a while since I've been excited about a new game, and with Donka talking up TF2 and Orange Box arriving in the mail, I'd like to get some peeps on vent tonight to go over the fundamentals, and give it the old college try.

And if you don't have a copy of TF2 yet -- it's 5-games in one Box, for $45 bucks. Awesome deal.

http://www.ebgames.com/product.asp?product_id=646931

You can also order via Steam I'm told.

If you'd like, stop by at 8pm EST:

Vent Server: ventrilo4.va.powervs.com:5066
Password: bcdcrules

I'll make a TF2 channel, and maybe we can hop on ECGN afterwards for some comparing/contrasting.

Rock on,

Bill

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10/03/07 OSP Wednesday Night Pug
  Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 10:08:43 PM | BYE|ralphtehnader
 
Hello All,

Hoping we can assemble enough for a pug tonight set to kickoff at 9pm EST. I'll be on ECGN before then, trying to round up the troops. I'm now hosting a Ventrilo server out of Virginia. Here are the details:

Vent Server: ventrilo4.va.powervs.com:5066
Password: bcdcrules

It's 24 slots so hopefully it will be enough for everyone still playing this wonderful game.

I'll be on vent around 6pm EST to setup the
red/blue pug channels.

Rock on,

BYE|RalphTheNader

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eXtinction 3v3 Tournament
  Posted on Monday, October 1, 2007 at 04:53:04 AM | eX||hosey
 

eXtinction 3v3 Tournament!

This 3v3 double elimination RtCW 1.41 OSP tournament has been put together by a group of players that would like to see the OSP community get one last competitive run in this great game! It has been in the making for about one month now we thought it is about time we announce it to the public.
This tournament has been fully thought out and has everything almost ready for sign ups to be up.

Prizes
______

1st Place: Black Icemat Mousepad, Logitech G7 Laser Gaming Mouse, Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard

2nd Place: Black Icemat Mousepad, Logitech Precision PC Gaming Headset


Sign ups and website containing Rules and everything you need to know will be posted shortly.


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Weekly Wednesday OSP
  Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 10:23:05 PM | -doNka-
  As suggestions are flying around I'm re-doing this post into a reminder for Weekly Wednesday OSP pub. Now all we gotta do is to have all those people from ECGN and PCNups to unalias and come back to OSP for 1 day of the week. Start spamming IRC around 9pm this Wednesday for some OSP action.

70.86.152.27:27960 or 65.90.251.190:27970
Dallas based, 24 slots.
TWL OSP league config.

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What's your dm_base of the future?
  Posted on Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 08:11:23 PM | MUST B H4X
  So... RTCW is bleeding out dead and there are some interesting games comming out rather soon (which means long before RTCW2 will ever come out). I would like to know what games the RTCW community (of the past and present) is planning to move on to or at the very least is looking forward to. Are there any former RTCW teams that are planning to head to another game and stay as a team? What are you guys looking forward to and why?

I know that personally I'm looking forward to Crysis because of the insane engine and the way that you customize the style of play. I'm also looking forward to Call of Duty 4 as far as competition goes, because it looks like (for the most part) it would be a good competition game. Haze is a game that looks like it may have a good single player. The game Severity that is being developed for the CPL for obvious competition reasons... as well as StarCraft II because of the replayability of a good RTS.

No need to say RTCW2.

(p.s. anyone know where invisi has gone? :p)

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RTCW OSP 3v3 Tournament
  Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2007 at 02:23:51 AM | cr//st33la
  Over the past few weeks myself and a few others have been working on throwing a RTCW OSP 3v3 Tournament. Before ordering servers, and posting the sign up page, we would like some feedback on the idea from the OSP community. So we know if it was a waste of time or if teams will sign up and participate. There is still a bit of work that needs to be done but if we get the feedback we hope we do sign ups will be available shortly.


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team america playoffs and such!
  Posted on Monday, August 13, 2007 at 08:19:47 PM | Mauler [c0ff]
  because we're never on irc anymore but everyone still comes here...

WE START PLAYOFFS THE WEEK OF AUGUST 20TH.

so start getting on irc (fuzion, juvy, newt, mutha, etc.) so we can dominate european face.

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anyone else see this?
  Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2007 at 03:02:26 AM | Mauler [c0ff]
  http://www.quakecon.org

Wolfenstein: Fans were given an update on id Software’s new Wolfenstein title in development by Raven Software for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 with multiplayer by Threewave Software."

not spamdamage?

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id games on Steam
  Posted on Saturday, August 4, 2007 at 08:52:40 PM | KillerMik3
  Not a lot to really say. I see Wolfenstein, Quake, and other id games on the buy section.

http://www.steampowered.com/v/index.php

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Castle Wolfenstein movie news
  Posted on Saturday, August 4, 2007 at 01:36:42 AM | v1k!ngISCG
  "Producer Samuel Hadida has secured the rights to the vidgame “Return to Castle Wolfenstein,” with Roger Avary attached to write and direct the adaptation of the ID Software property.

Project reteams Avary with Hadida after he penned company’s horror pic “Silent Hill.”"

"Avary most recently adapted Robert Zemeckis’ take on “Beowulf,” which Paramount opens Nov. 16. He previously penned “Pulp Fiction,” “The Rules of Attraction” and “Killing Zoe.”"

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117969626.html?categoryid=13&cs=1

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NEW OSP LEAGUE!
  Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at 02:16:51 PM | OSP4LIFE
  http://www.eternalrtcw.tk/

these guys are starting a rtcw league and doing osp seasons only. sounds pretty cool. i just registered on the site and seems like there well organized and prepared for a season

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RTCW Veterans in ET:QW
  Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at 05:38:31 PM | -doNka-
  In preparation for QuakeCon 2007 gameriot.com interviewed a couple of top teams from Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. Radea, Sage, and digital had a few words to say about upcoming tournament. v1D was also briefly mentioned :)

digital: This is the only game that I can duck tape mouse1 down and go afk for the rest of the match and get most kills.

Read Interviews here:

Radea of 20ID
Sage and Digital of x6

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RTCW2 Petition!
  Posted on Friday, July 27, 2007 at 07:12:40 AM | hollywood
  Slag started a petition to keep RTCW2 away from splash damage and make it in best RTCW spirit. Sign it here:

http://www.petitiononline.com/RTCW2/petition.html

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Gang Kidnaps Top Gamer to Get His Password
  Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at 08:57:21 PM | -doNka-
  An armed gang of four kidnapped one of the world's top RPG gamers after one criminal's girlfriend lured him into a fake date using Orkut, Google's social network. After sequestering him in Sao Paulo, they held a gun against the victim's head for five hours to get his password, which they wanted to sell for $8,000. And yes, the story gets even better.

Link to article

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RTCW2 exists?
  Posted on Friday, July 20, 2007 at 08:16:59 PM | FuZioN)nG(
  Small mentions of RTCW 2 in an article over @ IGN

"IGN: So what's going on with id right now?

Tim Willits: We have a lot of stuff going on right now. You're here to see Quake Wars [check out that preview here] so I won't go into that right now. We're working with Raven on Wolfenstein right now and we'll have a little more to talk about with that at QuakeCon. We're here talking to potential licensees about id Tech 5, which is the structure of our new title being developed internally."


Link: http://pc.ign.com/articles/804/804112p1.html


Someone going to Quakecon, please fill us in. And pictures too if we're that lucky ;)



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Support RTCW @ Qcon 08!
  Posted on Friday, July 20, 2007 at 08:05:55 PM | Mauler [c0ff]
  http://www.quakecon.org/forums/showthread.php?p=152173&posted=1#post152173

WTB RTCW at Qcon 08.
Please no flames (no flaming rtcw or other games or other anything).

Just say: "Yay I like RTCW! Please have a tournament! kthx!".

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Burner Cup Match
  Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 07:27:48 PM | mutha'
  Today, the mighty Forsakens take on the minnows one.soldier in a battle royale no surviv0rs match of 4 rounds, te_escape2 and mp_village.

IP: 62.75.221.160:27990
WTV @ 3:30 PM EST

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QuakeCon Registration
  Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at 06:15:15 PM | -doNka-
  To whom it may concern:

TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT QUAKECON.ORG ON
Wednesday July 18th @ 6:00 PM CDT

Games/Prizes:

Prize money for ET:QW 6v6:

1st: $22,000
2nd: $16,000
3rd: $8,000
4th: $4,000

Prize money for Quad-Damage(all versions of quake) 1v1:

1st: $20,000
2nd: $12,500
3rd: $7,500
4th: $5,000
5th/8th: $1,250

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Classic RTCW videos
  Posted on Monday, July 16, 2007 at 10:28:14 PM | FuZioN)nG(
 

There's a nice collection of high quality streaming RTCW videos over at divx.com

Here's the link:

http://stage6.divx.com/RTCW/videos/

Notable movies:

Serb's Epic Effect
4k Revolution
Operation Big Mac
Remedy's s12
Lammatitude (Panzer)

Among others!

The movies do not require a download, simply press play and enjoy :)


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WTV Sunday 7/15/07!
  Posted on Saturday, July 14, 2007 at 07:18:03 PM | FuZioN)nG(
  Get your first peek at Team America!

Sunday we take on #not.rtcw -- with recognizable former euro stars such as Creamy, Ogdoad, and Yilider from 4kings, Ramzi from GMPO, and Artan from ECGN 24/7 Beach ;p


MAPS: TE_ESCAPE2; MP_VILLAGE (both maps abba on each)
WTV INFO: /connect 62.75.221.160:27990
TIME: 3eastern/2central/21:00euro

Expected TEAM AMERICA Lineup:

elusive
FuZioN
Juventus
mutha``
newt``
snappas


Each map will be played on a seperate server. One map european and one map american. Come support us :)





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WTV Thursday 7/12/07!
  Posted on Thursday, July 12, 2007 at 05:04:15 AM | FuZioN)nG(
  Tune in Thursday at 21:30 central europe time (3:30 EST) for some RTCW OSP action.

not.rtcw -vs- Highbot

Maps: MP_ASSAULT, TE_FROSTBITE (abba on each map)
WTV INFO: /connect 62.75.221.160:27990


If you need the WTV files, grab them here:
http://returntocastlewolfenstein.filefront.com/file/;3639

For more Burner cup news go to http://www.pmcgclan.de/rtcwcup/




PS. Team America is 1-0 :)

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FIGHT NIGHT TONIGHT
  Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 10:31:42 PM | -doNka-
  We've had a fabulous pub last week and I believe many would like to continue the Wednesday OSP tradition. Birds are hosting a server, I post news, you bring your own weapons and beer.
Server IP: 66.254.117.183
Vent IP: ??
Time: 9EST or earlier

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ET: Quake Wars IRC Developer Chat
  Posted on Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at 05:30:44 AM | (7*up)LoXodonte
  I was present for the first half of the 2nd irc interview with the eq's development team. The majority of this interview was comprised of feedback/questions regarding the first public beta. I asked a couple questions that I considered fairly important, and if you're a l33tzor semi-pro gamer such as myself, you'll consider them important as well! View the goods here:

http://qwtracker.com/thread.php?postid=298796


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OSP Pub Night This Thursday.
  Posted on Monday, July 2, 2007 at 03:32:11 PM | -doNka-
  It's time to stop beating around the bush and put your mouth where the balls are(Dodgeball). The ideas and requests are flying around to get the OSP night going on. We've seen a few suggestions for both, a pug or a pub night. Let us start with a pub night to see how many people we can gather on a given night. I'm sure with what we have right now we can easily fill up a 16-20 slots server and get some good old wolf OSP action going like the old times.


OSP Server IP: 66.254.117.183:27960 }-{eaven's Gate by The BirdZ 333 FPS!!!!! (CHI, needs rotation)

I'm sure most of the people would like to join some vent to chat, so we need a Vent info as well.

Vent Server IP: TBA
OSP pub night Thursday July 5th 9EST

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Article: RTCW Competition History
  Posted on Friday, June 22, 2007 at 07:44:27 PM | -doNka-
  Believe it or not, some people don't even know that article column exists, so there's a need for this post.

Karpov & Co spent quite a bit of time lining up the most detailed history record of RTCW competitions and major dramatic events that followed. Besides actual events you will find some scores, rosters, champs, and comentaries by those who could remember their lives behind the monitor 5+ years back. The whole thing came out to be pretty lenghty, but read it anyway, you will be entertained.

Artice: RTCW Competition History

Link with colors: DOWNLOAD NOW!

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TWL Shrub Lucky 7 Results
  Posted on Friday, June 22, 2007 at 04:35:18 PM | -doNka-
  Match Date: Thursday, June 21, 2007

Map: Tundra_Rush_Beta
Championship:

Syndicate. vs. Paco 3 - 0

Season Standings:
1. Syndicate.
2. Paco Familia
3. SS Frogmen and Trinity

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So far has ET:QW met up to your expectations?
  Posted on Thursday, June 21, 2007 at 05:31:11 PM | hollywood
  Splash Damage opened up the Enemy Territory Quake Wars beta to the public yesterday. Currently only fileplanet subscribers (have to pay $) can only test out the beta. In the next couple of days it should be open up to non file planet subscribers (free) but you will not be guaranteed an etqw beta key. There will only be 60,000 slots. If you are not in the beta already, there is close to 1,000 people playing online on about 140 servers across the US, Australia and Europe.

Splash Damage had made it clear that this is a beta version and not a demo. Many people on various forums that have played many previous team based games are already calling it a failure.

http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?p=1031191446&posted=1#post1031191446

If you are in the ET:QW beta please post your feedback.



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TWL Shrub Lucky 7 Playoffs: Finals
  Posted on Monday, June 18, 2007 at 05:27:23 PM | SyndicateGromit|TWL
 

06/21/07 Syndicate. -vs- Paco @ Tundra_Rush_Beta

Thanks for a great season, everyone.
Gromit|TWL

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id Software
  Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at 09:42:12 PM | [+ oo] rampage
  Just a follow up from the already well known "secret" engine that id has been working on. It has finally been put to video and shown for the first time to the public. I couldn't get a better link other than a download link so if anyone can find one please post it.

http://www.gametrailers.com/downloadnew.php?id=20463&type=wmv



You could also go to www.gametrailers.com and view it there.

10:14AM - "So the last couple of years at iD we've been working in secrecy on next-gen tech and a game for it... this is the first time we're showing anything we've done on it publicly." iD Tech 5... "What we've got here is the entire world with unique textures, 20GB of textures covering this track. They can go in and look at the world and, say, change the color of the mountaintop, or carve their name into the rock. They can change as much as they want on surfaces with no impact on the game."

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TWL Shrub Lucky 7 Playoffs: Semifinals
  Posted on Friday, June 8, 2007 at 06:00:52 PM | SyndicateGromit|TWL
 

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