Return to Castle Wolfenstein

PC, PS2 / Action / Release: Nov 20, 2001 / ESRB: M

Test New RTCW

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 18, 2002 6:28pm PST

Brandon James from over at Nerve Software updated his .plan file with news of some problems in the recently released Return to Castle Wolfenstein...


"how about the frickin sdk? Im sure there wouldve been a much larger mod communityif one ..."

- Xion see all 6 comments

RTCW v1.3 Linux

By Steve Gibson, Mar 16, 2002 7:18am PST

The Linux server and client for RTCW v1.3 is now available, you can grab it from the id Software FTP here. If you missed it, the client for Windows...


"And someone last night was panicking that there wouldn't be any Linux support... geez, this is ..."

- Postal see all 5 comments

RTCW Patch Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 15, 2002 6:38pm PST

A day late, but the Return to Castle Wolfenstein 1.3 patch has been released. The 8.0mb file can be downloaded from Fileshack, Blues News or 3D...


"how about a news post about the results of the Battle on the Beachhead tourney? the ..."

- elosorojo see all 45 comments

Wolf Patch Delay

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 14, 2002 6:16pm PST

For those of you waiting for the new Return to Castle Wolfenstein patch, Activision sends word it has been delayed until tomorrow. If you missed...


"Hopefully they're quality checking the installer this time :)"

- scrooge see all 13 comments

RTCW v1.3 Tomorrow

By Steve Gibson, Mar 13, 2002 5:17pm PST

Return To Castle Wolfenstein v1.3 is slated for a release tomorrow afternoon according to Activision. Here's a big description of what is going on,...


"Punkbuster? oh geez not this again.. "You have not been Punkbuster authenticated. You will ..."

- TegSkywalker see all 30 comments

Nerve Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 03, 2002 8:55am PST

Wolfenstein Extreme has posted a brief Wolfenstein multiplayer Q&A. They talk to Josh Jay of Nerve about working together with 3 companies, plans...


"Please please please please release the sdk with the game code in it so we can make mods :)."

- Vorlonesque see all 2 comments

Wolfenstein Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 01, 2002 5:50am PST

The LA Times website is carrying an interview with Drew Markham of Gray Matter. The interview is about (not much of a surprise here) Return to...


id RTCW Server

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 30, 2002 4:00pm PST

id Software's Christian Antkow updated the ol' .plan file saying he now has a 64 player Wolfenstein server running. The IP is


"I wonder what kind of PC guts are required to serve 64 people smoothly."

- abrasion see all 8 comments

Wolf Tournament Expansion

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 27, 2002 7:35am PST

The OGL Home Page has word of the news that the maximum amount of teams that can sign up for the Battle on the Beachhead tourney is now 128....


"Is this the Wolf tournament with the elite $10.00 grand prize?"

- hi-c see all 6 comments

Wolf Tourney Update

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 25, 2002 3:56pm PST

Activision sent along word that the RTCW Battle on the Beachhead tournament has a new sponsor, NVidia. The winning team will now receive GeForce 3...


"was that Activision's, PR rep formerly known as Hellchick, who sent word or did Activision do it ..."

- hal9000 see all 5 comments

RTCW GtkRadiant Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 23, 2002 6:02am PST

The QERadiant website has the first release of GtkRadiant with support for Return to Castle Wolfenstein. You can still use it to edit Quake 3 maps...


"I hate GTKRadiant... Q3Radiant, using the normal win32 API is way better."

- TPSReport see all 6 comments

RTCW Tourney Reminder

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 22, 2002 10:08am PST

Activision's Caryn Law sent along a reminder that sign ups for the Return to Castle Wolfenstein Tournament (see story) start today. You can check...


"Who's clan can i join? I can play anything, but i very much like to be an LT, regardless, ..."

- cavalier see all 7 comments

Punkbuster Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 22, 2002 8:42am PST

Fragnation has interviewed Tony Ray of Punk Buster, asking him about the future of this program. As you might know, EvenBalance (makers of PB) was...


"Paladin is sooooo much better, gets the cheaters kicked without them even knowing..."

- tunis5000 see all 4 comments

Wolfenstein Tournament Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 21, 2002 9:37am PST

Activision and id Software have announced a tournament for Return To Castle Wolfenstein, Battle on the Beachhead. The tournament will be ran by the...


"With a grand prize like a Nintendo Gamecube up for grabs, I wager you'll see Johnathan ..."

- hi-c see all 50 comments

Wolf Source Code Soon

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 19, 2002 4:01pm PST

id programmer Robert Duffy updated his .plan file trying to clear up some confusion about the Return to Castle Wolfenstein SDK released yesterday....


"I'm really looking forward to this one for writing mods (I think its the best platform to do ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 11 comments