Ragnarok Arena is a sidescrolling multiplayer shooter developed on the Source Engine. Gameplay is brutal and fast paced, with realism being thrown to the side in exchange for adrenaline-fueled arcade action. Relive the joy of playing in the style of older titles like Mega Man, Contra and Metal Slug with friends in eye-popping HD, and with a new control scheme custom-tuned for a keyboard and mouse.

A year in review, 2008 may be done and dusted but the ModDB Crew still need to get in one last word. Grab a coffee this might take a while!

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2008 a year in review... Some new faces on the ModDB Staff helped to kick up a media storm, with Ryan and I taking over the editorial side of things leaving Scott and Mark to work behind the scenes. Both have done amazing things for the site including launching a new forum, detailed statistics, new video/audio/image support, HD and Levelling with many more secret projects being worked on as we speak. With a focus on the things that matter (mods) the staff were able to come up with some amazing content and features like the Spotlight, Developer Banter, Reviews, Previews, Interviews and even the Modcast and all of its experiments (MCL) throughout the year to help put the focus back on the teams that make the epic mods you all hold so close to your hearts. The year of Mod and Indie love is now over but we still keep the lessons we learned and the memories we made *sobs quietly*. So as a celebration of everything listed above here is the last Modcast of 2008, a 2 hour episode chocked full of puns, plugs, news and jokes that isn't suitable for mums to listen to. Enjoy my fellow modders and we will see you all next year!


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This weeks forum question is all about your gaming new years resolution, have a game on your pile of shame that you want to finish? Do you have modding goals that you want to set? We want to know about them! To answer just post in this thread and the ModDB Crew will read your answers out next episode.

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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OkeiDo
OkeiDo

Great modcast, long as hell but it's nice to run in the backround while browsing the net. Has been a great year for modding, can't wait for the next one.

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phnomen
phnomen

M to open map in RnL, its a really cool feature ;D

RnL is awesome.

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InebriaticXP
InebriaticXP

how come I only get the audio player? There's no video. =[

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stenchy
stenchy

Because there is no video.

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InebriaticXP
InebriaticXP

But I thought it was a video?

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Henley Author
Henley

Nope

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Kai-Li
Kai-Li

Thanks for mentioning X-Mas WoP mod. Actually the new game type in there is the good old and well known freezetag. You can play the mod at 62.75.222.123:27975.

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PytoX
PytoX

i thought X-mas Wop wasn't mentioned, the X-mass mod is for doom3.

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Henley Author
Henley

It was...

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Kai-Li
Kai-Li

Both were mentioned. ;)

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Godwin
Godwin

Awesome, truly. It's great you guys take the time out for these podcasts, I don't really follow them but this was an enjoyable listen, got me exposed to quite a number of mods and games too. Also, in favour of a moddb mods server!

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broadsword
broadsword

No love for zombie master D:

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OkeiDo
OkeiDo

They discuss recently released mods. Zombie master was mentioned the month when they released their latest patch.

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Krenzo
Krenzo

Thanks for talking about Smashball. To clarify the situation with Empires, I turned development of Empires over to members of the community after 2.1 was released, but I'm still keeping a watchful eye on their work. I got tired of working on it after 5 years (started in January 2003 on the BF1942 version).

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Henley Author
Henley

ah cheers for clearing that up :D

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Godwin
Godwin

Haha I remember playing the BF42 version, was buggy as hell but something really fresh and different. Now Smashball, really fresh and different too, haven't got to play it much though, there aren't many players on the servers.

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FlameOfHeaven
FlameOfHeaven

Just want to clear out that obsidian conflict is not made by the same people who did synergy, and its not simply "the same crap again", we mainly focus on custom maps by giving the mapper a lot of possibilities.

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LongBottom
LongBottom

LOL @ thier talk on grey shot mod :D

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coolkid87
coolkid87

glad you included warzone 2100 to bad your guys are always confused about it lol

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