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Willits Responds to Quake Map Controversy, Fails to Address Lineage of Multiplayer-Only Maps

By David Craddock, Sep 01, 2017 8:06pm PDT

Willits shared a video of a partially finished Quake map in response to John Romero's recent blog outlining the history of multiplayer-only maps in shooters.

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"Tim look a moment to respond to my comments here in case you may want to update a bit on the ..."

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All id Software Co-Founders Refute Tim Willits' Quake Map Anecdote (UPDATED)

By David Craddock, Aug 30, 2017 5:25pm PDT

Tim Willits claimed to invent deathmatch-only maps in FPS games, but Romero's detailed archives tell a different story.

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"HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA <breathes> BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA <catches ..."

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The Forgotten Sepulcher Map Is Next Level Quake Modding

By John Keefer, Aug 09, 2017 12:50pm PDT

Yes, people are still developing mods for the 21-year-old game.

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"Wow, that looks amazing! I might have to check this out. I know it will never happen but I ..."

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Quake Champions Finally Patches Rocket Launcher Latency, Update Available Now

By Asif Khan, Jun 27, 2017 11:00am PDT

Time to get your gib on, Shackers!

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Happy 21st Birthday, Quake! You Are Now Legal in Every State

By John Keefer, Jun 22, 2017 5:15pm PDT

Go have a round or three on us, a site founded on your greatness.

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"He's not wrong, nuDooM is an example of how it's supposed to be done. You are wrong."

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NIN's Trent Reznor To Release Quake Soundtrack on Vinyl

By David Craddock, Jun 07, 2017 4:00pm PDT

Kick back and relax to the not-so-soothing sounds of Quake's haunted playgrounds.

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"Who did the Quake 2 soundtrack? Trent did Q1 and Sonic Mayhem/Front Line Assembly did Q3A. "

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E3 2017: Everything We Know About Quake Champions

By David Craddock, Jun 06, 2017 4:40pm PDT

Between our hands-on impressions of the game's beta and further updates from id, we've got a lot of info about Quake Champions.

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Museum Takes Possession of Original Doom Memorabilia Under Guard

By John Keefer, May 03, 2017 10:00am PDT

The exhibit will feature game development in Texas and how it has shaped the current industry.

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""It’s all marked as invaluable," Romero said. "So, if anyone steals the stuff, I get ..."

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Quake Champions: How to Earn Favor and Shards

By David Craddock, May 02, 2017 8:15am PDT

Learn the types of in-game currency in Quake Champions and what you can buy, as well as how real-money transactions work.

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Quake Champions Weapons Guide

By David Craddock, May 02, 2017 8:15am PDT

Choose which of Quake Champions' starter weapons to take into combat and learn what other weapons are available.

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Quake Champions Servers Getting Fragged by Overwhelming Demand

By David Craddock, Apr 06, 2017 3:00pm PDT

id and Bethesda are increasing server capacity to hold all the guns and gibs.

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"I'll take anyone's key that doesn't want to wait for the servers. haha"

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QuakeCon 2017 'BYOC Select-a-Seat with UAC Command Center Seating' is now open

By David Craddock, Mar 30, 2017 5:01pm PDT

The package includes VIP seating, fast-pass registration for the BYOC, and more.

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"Not really a scam if they're selling what people want for a price they're willing to pay. I ..."

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Quakeworld Tournament at DICE Will Pit Legendary Devs Against Each Other

By Asif Khan, Feb 20, 2017 1:30pm PST

Jeffrey Kaplan, Randy Pitchford, Tim Willits, Ted Price will join 12 more prolific game developers in a 1v1 Quakeworld Tournament at DICE 2017.

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"Still having a hard time understanding "do it for shacknews". Is the guy from obsidian ..."

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Shack Ten: Video games that changed dramatically between announcement and release

By Shack Staff, Dec 02, 2016 4:00pm PST

Team Fortress 2? Is that you? And Halo! Did you do something third-person-y with your hair?

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"For the record I actually like the way Dark Sector turned out. There was too little in the ..."

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7 Awesome Shooters in Need of Revival

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 02, 2016 10:08am PST

In the wake of Doom, Wolfenstein, and Shadow Warrior, we look at a few other older shooters whose return is long overdue. 

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"It is great! And it did some really cool technical things to boot ;)"

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