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The Modcast is back for another week of news, features and releases for you all to enjoy. In this weeks episode Brian is back as well as the new face AJ Hallmon from the Source Developers Club here on ModDB.

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The Modcast is back for another week of news, features and releases for you all to enjoy. In this weeks episode Brian is back as well as the new face AJ Hallmon from the Source Developers Club here on ModDB.

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Other:

So that's it for this week modders, but don't fear we will be back next week with more mods and goss for you all to enjoy! Don't forget to send your modding/gaming questions to dave@moddb.com and we will answer the questions on the show!

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Dunkelschwamm
Dunkelschwamm

Awesome. I still can't wait for Mortewood Plaza.

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DecDoyle
DecDoyle

Wow, awesome! :D

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum

YAY! some one remembers My MOD! Blind monk society.
Check out my new one The Nightmare Chronicles! This one has graphics!

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stonecold23
stonecold23

lol awesomepossom by saying that it sounds like your bringing us something totally new to gaming :P

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum

HEHE, Indeed! I am making the first game with graphics... All i need to do is finish my time machine and go back to the before pong!

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DOLBYdigital
DOLBYdigital

I don't think I will ever forget your Mod.
Truly a great idea that really pushed my ideas and concepts on games ;)
Great job!

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum

Thanks!

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Herr_Alien
Herr_Alien

Ha, we got mentioned on the modcast :)
Some extra info needs to be added related to the AvP2 online community: I am not the only guy behind keeping AvP2 online. Jeff (his nickname on lithfaq.com is The_One) also plays an important part, hosting the server, providing various interfaces for third party game broswer-like tools and so on.

Regarding the mod itself, Brian got closer to what we aim for: play AvP2 (keep the universe) in a different style, by adding new game modes, objective based instead of frag based. The Team Fortress concept provides that. Another thing that we aim to enforce is better teamwork and the class system from TF is designed with that in mind.

I guess that these two (teamwork + objective base gameplay) guarantees that Team Fortress mods will still be made, for almost each FPS that is launched.

Crysis Team Fortress, anyone?

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The_Commander
The_Commander

Duke Theft Auto is a remake of Grand Theft Auto 1 only. GTA/DTA II will be the next project. ;)

I think I didn't explain the new engine to well. I will address about it more in depth in the next update, when ever that is. :)

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stenchy
stenchy

Still looking forward to updates, just don't succumb to feature creep!

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce

Hey guys,
I'm the leader and programmer for FragOut and I thought I'd clear up some things:
The gamemodes aren't just dm, currently there's a adapted form of deathmatch but with rounds and "survival bonus" which allows you to score more points for staying alive.

There's also a teammode which is Last Team Standing, if you played PVK2, Unreal Tournament, etc etc you may know it, two teams pitted against each other, each player has 1 life, if they die they have to sit out the (short) round, first team to kill off the other team wins.

As for released status, it's not released anywhere, it's still in Closed Beta with a some beta testers on the team, however some outsiders have gotten the chance to play it, such as CubicVirtuoso from Podcast17 and Editor321 from Half-Life creations.

About the windgrenade, if you're unclear what it does, watch this: Moddb.com

Like said it launches people away, but the most usefull propierty is launching yourself away, there's some maps that make heavy use of this, putting the holy hand grenade(a super grenade) into spots reachable only by using the sailboat.

As for future plans, FragOut isn't gonna release anytime soon, there's still a bunch of stuff to do and we are still moving further and further away from the HL2 universe... but you may see more of that soon.
Gamemodes are still something I'm thinking about, so they're not definitive.

I'm also sad so few people take the mod seriously, it's got wacky stuff for sure, but we are working hard to make the gameplay balanced, enjoyable and provide a fun new experience that will last for longer then 1 hour.
So ... don't be too fooled by the wacky looks, there's crazy stuff, but care will be taken to balance it all.

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0

Fair enough, looking forward to future updates.

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hushpuppy
hushpuppy

Finally Mech warrior on modcast :D

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SirBaron
SirBaron

(not sure why it replied) I put it as a new post

Nah I didn't get offended it's just for some reason stuff related to my mod is the only thing which seems to be able to get through my thick skin and really annoy me. ¬¬

Yeah I released that gameplay video just because of Ryan ;) :P

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Sorbitar
Sorbitar

"mmm yeah! somebody might enjoy this" made me laugh :D

good podcast. keep 'em coming!

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DecDoyle
DecDoyle

Awesome guys, just such a laugh! :D

Also, Mortewood main character is "Eric Slade", not "John".

Sorry AJ but you failed there, why don't you go back to your bungie! :P

Haha thanks for including me, it was awesome!

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Potteh
Potteh

Heh, I actually enjoyed this one, great array of people even you Henley.

Top notch.

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saivert
saivert

To ajhallmon: Just read a bit about the stuff you are going to talk about on the modcast. Write down some short notes about each mod. That way you will be better prepared and have more to say than just a couple of words (you know what I mean).

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Rigelblast
Rigelblast

Excellent Modcast! I think the new style (less length, more essential discussions) sounds pretty good.

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stenchy
stenchy

I don't think anyone said melee was dead?

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Henley Author
Henley

Exactly!

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Nozzy
Nozzy

Wow, I get so much adrenaline playing this.

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salazam
salazam

Go mortewood best out of all in my opinion big zombie fan got to test out few betas of some old school zombie games such as silent hill ah good ol days anyway good mods overall but mortewood takes cake for me :)

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leilei
leilei

melee IS dead, people play brawl now

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AlCool
AlCool

Melee will never die. It's still playing strong and will continue until the end of gaming aka the end of this world.

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Mars_3K
Mars_3K

I wish somebody could manage jedi Knight style melee from a FPS perspective, that would be awesome.

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dafatcat
dafatcat

Oh maw gawd I love the music for the modcast, and I love the mods on the modcast, and I love the Source engine :D

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Robots!
Robots!

I loved the Live episode... that was cool...

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Maddieman
Maddieman

Hey guys, thanks for the Real World mention - I really appreciate it. I wish someone had told me though -- I could have released an update for it. =)

Thanks anyway. ^_^

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q0rra
q0rra

I miss Lukas :(

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