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New Year At ..::LvL
Back from a short break at ..::LvL. This update contains 6 maps in three release. To be honest, these are not the best maps that have ever been on ..::LvL, but they are also far from the worst too :]

* The Edge (2) by V1979
* The Double Camping Grounds by V1979
* Mech by r3x.theCat

Videos for the first two and panoramas for all.

In other news, there is now a ..::LvL Android App. The App is in a beta stage and features may be added in the future. For now, the only real advantage over the web site are notification (which can be disable).
Skatepark Central For Kickflip Quake
Word up!

I gone and made a map for Kickflip Quake. Only took me a few hours but I personally think the map is fun even though the mod itself is a bit buggy. Tell me what you think :)

Download / Screenshot 1 / Screenshot 2
Daikatana 1.3 Patch Updated
The Daikatana 1.3 patch has been updated, you can now remove the two sidekicks, allowing Daikatana to be played like a regular FPS.
Q1SP: Beyond Belief In 1 Map
Anyone fancy a nostalgia fix? Based on a joke comment made during Matthias Worch's recent retrospective streams (the context was new engines/tools and his map sources), and partially inspired by something necros did with the id sources, I made a little map experiment:

All of Beyond Belief merged into a single level; the maps arranged and connected to one another allowing a continuous playthrough from start to finish.

No sophisticated or visible visual tweaks, but a couple of new features, like coop shortcuts and BB/ID1 compatibility. Perhaps this is of some interest to those who were already considering giving BB another spin some time.

The map requires an engine port with increased limits and BSP2 support, e.g. Quakespasm 0.90.0 or Darkplaces 14-May-2014+.

Screenshot | Download
Replacement KNIGHT.MDL
Replace that ugly old knight with a slightly newer ugly knight. Now with something resembling "feet" and "a head", and not just weird pointy things!

Includes knight.mdl and h_knight.mdl with several skins for including in your fancy new mods and levels, as well as the same files in a PAK2.PAK if you want to plop them in /id1/.

Look! | Readme! | Download!
Jackhammer 1.1 Public Alpha Is Out!
Jackhammer is a brand new level editor for games with a quake-style BSP architecture. The aim is to develop a convenient cross-platform tool capable of incorporating the best features of existing editors, such as Valve Hammer Editor, Q3Radiant and others. Despite Quake and Half-Life having been released a long time ago, the large community have arisen around, still developing mods and games on their bases. However the existing editors suffer from fundamental disadvantages their users are well familiar with. Jackhammer does aspire to be the universal level design tool for classic games. But not only the classics! The editor shall become a key development tool for the Volatile3D II engine, that is why its second name is Volatile Development Kit.

Jackhammer is being developed since August 2013, that means the editor is quite young. Today our team is ready to present the latest public alpha - new version 1.1.500. Despite not all the ideas being implemented and not all the functions being completely error-free, you are already able to download almost fully functional version of the editor, install and evaluate Jackhammer in action. Please don't forget that alpha may contain some issues. We are interested in a vast testing of the editor and grateful in advance for your comments and suggestions. In addition, you can provide Jackhammer with financial support, donating funds for the further development.

This version supports Quake, Quake II, Quake III, Half-Life and their modifications.
Supported operating systems: Windows, Linux.
Supported architectures: x86 (32-bit), amd64 (64-bit).

Web page
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Mapcore's Quake 3 15th Anniversary Contest Winners
Hey guys,

So we have announced the winners late last night. I've posted the top 3 below. For the complete overview go here.

1st Place:

Tom "Phantazm11" Perryman


2nd Place:

Greg "Flipout" Ward


3rd Place:

Pat Howard

#Q1RetroJam2 Released
The Quake 1 Retro Jam 1 pack has been released. The mapping theme was "fantasy brick cities in the skies" with inspiration images here. Mappers involved were RickyT23, Skacky and Sock. As always demos are welcome.

Screenshot / Download
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