In real life, I use AutoCad to design granite & marble furniture products. In the summer of 2005 I stumbled into taking over my favorite Q3 mod (Western Quake 3) when development by the original team ceased & the website was about to expire. This game is a team effort built on a foundation created by Iron Claw Interactive. Several coders, level designers & a website developer from all over the world joined my efforts. (The team members hail from Germany, Norway, France, USA, & are all great guys!) I managed to learn level design so that I could be useful beyond the scope of a public relations person & I picked up a few other game related skills along the way. After several years of making improvements to WQ3, we released a Stand Alone version known as "Smokin' Guns" on January 1st 2009. Development continues & a very meaty version 1.1 should be available soon.

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ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 28 2010, 6:14pm says:

At long last... WOOT!!!

+1 vote     download: WoP 1.5 full installer (Windows)
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jul 6 2010, 7:44pm says:

Shoot'em up Pardner!!

+1 vote     media: Lago
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Feb 9 2010, 7:18pm says:

Truely an honor to see Smokin' Guns nominated in the Editor's Choice category. Thanks MoDDB & congrats to all games that were in the running, especially the winner!

+1 vote     article: Editors Choice - Best Indie Game
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 20 2010, 9:51am says:

Nice map!

+1 vote     article: SG BETA 1.1b4 Released
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 14 2010, 9:35pm says:

It was a ton o' fun!

+1 vote     media: Chaos
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 14 2010, 9:23pm says:

Hmm, yes. We've been wanting something like this for a very long time. Thanks guys!

+1 vote     media: Horse in Tillian Farm
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 10 2010, 2:21pm says:

I concur!

+1 vote     media: Enhanced kick player menu
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 7 2010, 11:33pm says:

O_o

Bird_of Prey: That's quite the compliment! Thank you!

+1 vote     media: White Falls
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 7 2010, 11:31pm replied:

Thanks Leon. Means quite a bit coming from you! (And I like the colors too!) <3

+1 vote     media: White Falls
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 7 2010, 11:29pm replied:

You gonna pull those pistols or whistle dixie? :P

+1 vote     game: Smokin' Guns
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 7 2010, 11:20pm says:

Congrats on the top 100! You know, Chris asked me to do some voice acting a long time ago. But I can't remember if it was for your mod or one of his films? If it was for your mod, then I'm ****** that I never heard anything else from him about it. :P Would have been special to be a part of this game. Ah well, maybe next time!
The podcast interview was cool. Really a treat to hear your accent. X)

+2 votes     mod: Flesh
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 7 2010, 9:59am replied:

Thanks!

+1 vote     media: White Falls
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 3 2010, 12:55pm says:

Congrats on the release! Gonna pimp this for ya over on the SG website. :)

+1 vote     article: Flesh version 1.0 released
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 22 2009, 7:26pm says:

I like the transparency & location. :)

+1 vote     media: New ingame lagometer
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 21 2009, 1:39pm says:

In time for New Years Eve!

+1 vote     media: Firework experiment for Smokin'Guns
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 20 2009, 1:08pm says:

Hey... I represent that remark! :P

+1 vote     media: Skeet Shooting!
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 12 2009, 9:08pm says:

The buildings look great!

+1 vote     media: dm_lago
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 12 2009, 9:04pm says:

Looking spiffy!

+1 vote     media: Terrain, Barber, and Bank
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 11 2009, 8:59pm says:

Very flattering to see some World of Padman devs watching our progress. Truely a great compliment! Kudos to you & your gang over at WoP, Kai-Li! <3

(PS. Don't know why I couldn't reply under your comment. Wierd.)

+1 vote     article: Smokin' Guns v1.1b3 update
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 11 2009, 8:49pm says:

If you like spaghetti western movies, or western based shooters, you'll probably like Smokin' Guns so give it a try!
Tequila is a tireless, talented coder & we are VERY priviledged to have him on the team. Great work amigo! :)

+1 vote     article: Smokin' Guns v1.1b3 update
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 11 2009, 7:05pm replied:

Thanks, we do try! :)

+1 vote     game: Smokin' Guns
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Apr 29 2009, 8:13pm replied:

Nice to see you hanging about Leon. :)

+2 votes     media: BR Tournament 2009
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Feb 7 2009, 1:37am says:

Smokin' Guns got Staff Selection!?!
Wow, thanks Henley & MODDB! We'll be imbedding this over at our site for sure. Such an honor!
Great vid, btw. Always a treat to see new & exciting footage by the modding community. :)

+1 vote     article: Mod Video Spotlight - January 2009
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 14 2009, 12:16am replied:

You're protesting something you know nothing about. In addition to what's included in the manual, the name Iron Claw Interactive is all over the Smokin' Guns intro & lengthy credits video.
After lying dormant for 2 years, ICI turned WQ3 over to us because they didn't want to see their mod DIE. The name of the game had to be changed because leaving the word QUAKE in the title posed copyright concerns with Id Software. If you'd bothered to download SG & try it you would have seen that Smokin' Guns 1.0 is a DRASTIC improvement over WQ3 beta 2.0 (which was released in 2003) & honors ICI in every way. If you're playing WQ3 Beta 2.2, as I suspect from your comments, who do you think released that? We've been at the helm since 2005 & this is our third release!

Trust me, the founder of ICI keeps an eye on the project & is very pleased. Just try the game friend! You can do so with a clear conscience. :)
But to avoid more misunderstandings, perhaps we should include some of this history in our summary & at our website.

+3 votes     article: Smokin' Guns release
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 13 2009, 12:32am says:

Great review as far as I'm concerned. :) ICI really put together an incredible gaming experience. I'm just glad I was part of the team that kept the mod alive & pushed it to stand-alone status. Thanks so much MODDB!

PS. I saw you guys on the servers with your moddb tags but I was at work & couldn't join. I sincerely hope to get the chance to swap lead with you folks on a server someday. (I've got yer gatling right here! Hehe.)

+1 vote     article: Modcast S02 E08
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ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 12 2009, 9:59pm replied:

A guy named Picard has some sort of work-around happening in our forum, in the SVN section. (I don't have a mac & can't test it. Mighty big download too.) But an official mac version probably won't happen untill we've finished back porting to the IoQ3 engine.

+1 vote     game: Smokin' Guns
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Jan 6 2009, 10:06pm replied:

From here maybe. Many downloads from other places. Unless you like western themed games it may not be your cup of tea anyway. Still, it's a free game ya know? :P

+1 vote     game: Smokin' Guns
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Dec 24 2008, 1:24am replied:

Make that 12/31/2008 ;)

+1 vote     mod: Western Quake 3
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Sep 9 2008, 7:39pm replied:

Howdy pvt.Johnson! We are FINALLY working on a release candidate for our testers! :) We WILL release the stand-alone in 2008... hopefully sooner rather than later. Stay tuned!

+1 vote     mod: Western Quake 3
ReD_NeCKersoN
ReD_NeCKersoN Aug 15 2008, 8:59pm replied:

Going very slow at the moment. Practically the entire team is on vacation the last few weeks. Thanks for keeping an eye on us. :)

+1 vote     mod: Western Quake 3
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