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Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« on: December 06, 2012, 04:04:44 PM »
Salutations!

sponge from id Software is organizing a Q2 FFA event for Q2's 15th anniversary, scheduled for tomorrow night, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM central time, on the TS500 server!

quake2://67.228.69.114:27999

Currently the plan is just a big FFA game. The DM maps are in the rotation by default, but if lots of folks show up we can switch to the *64 maps, or perhaps some of the more well-known single player maps.


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Re: Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2012, 04:38:32 PM »
Fucking.

Awesome.

Also, it's crazy to realize that Quake2 has been a part of my life for roughly 50% of it. I was 17 when Q2 came out, and I remember shelling out every penny I had for a P2-300 and a Rendition Verite 4MB so that I could pwn the LAN games at UMass the following autumn. Man, those were the days.

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Re: Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2012, 05:15:59 PM »
Awesome.. I'll be there.
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Re: Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2012, 05:17:07 PM »
sounds like fun  ;D
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2012, 06:53:06 AM »
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Re: Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2012, 09:37:59 AM »
 Sounds like fun , be sure to stop by for some frags ! Long live Q2 :) :frag:
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Re: Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2012, 09:41:30 AM »
FRIGGEN AWESOME!

But it has to happen on a night I'm working extra, eh?  :)
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Re: Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2012, 10:03:42 AM »
I hope I can be there!

I bought Q2 on release day... I still remember doing so! I was 19 and now I'm 34. Scary to think about that!
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Re: Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2012, 10:36:58 AM »
see you there !  :rocketright:  :rocketleft:
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Re: Q2 15th anniversary FFA event, Friday Dec 7th, 8PM Central
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2012, 10:39:14 AM »
Also, it's crazy to realize that Quake2 has been a part of my life for roughly 50% of it. I was 17 when Q2 came out, and I remember shelling out every penny I had for a P2-300 and a Rendition Verite 4MB so that I could pwn the LAN games at UMass the following autumn. Man, those were the days.

I remember first trying to run it on a Cyrix 6x86 with a 1meg video card and a 1gig hard drive. 320x240 software mode... how I do NOT miss thee. ;)
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« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2012, 10:40:33 AM »
At 4:00AM GMT+2? I'm there!
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« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2012, 10:58:52 AM »
I remember first trying to run it on a Cyrix 6x86 with a 1meg video card and a 1gig hard drive. 320x240 software mode... how I do NOT miss thee. ;)

I first played it on a PMMX 200 with a Trident video card in software mode.  Ran like crap.  I got a VooDoo 2 and WOW!  It jumped up in framerates, there were COLORS!

In college I ran it on some of their P2-600's with software mode.  I still got better framerates on my old PMMX 200 & VooDoo2.  :)

Servers running off the dorm provided machine plus sharing the server folder so anyone in campus could play on the server if they wanted.  Those were the Quake days.  :)
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« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2012, 11:04:31 AM »
I first played it on a PMMX 200 with a Trident video card in software mode.  Ran like crap.  I got a VooDoo 2 and WOW!  It jumped up in framerates, there were COLORS!

In college I ran it on some of their P2-600's with software mode.  I still got better framerates on my old PMMX 200 & VooDoo2.  :)

I had a pair of 12meg Voodoo2's around 1999. Now that was sweet, especially once I put them in the 800MHz Duron box I replaced my Cyrix with. A thing of beauty seeing Q2 charge along on those!

Of course then along came AGP and before you know it, I'm running on a 1300MHz Athlon with 512 megs of RAM and a Geforce 5200... the glory days were over, really!

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Servers running off the dorm provided machine plus sharing the server folder so anyone in campus could play on the server if they wanted.  Those were the Quake days.  :)

Oh that's for sure! I don't miss the 400 pings of my dial-up days though!
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« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2012, 11:43:37 AM »
Sounds like fun. I'll be there if I can.
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« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2012, 03:02:08 PM »
I remember playing it on a coal powered abacus while riding on a wooly mammoth on my way to Fred Flintstone's house.
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