The project has gone commercial! - The Ball is an indie singleplay action/puzzle game, running on Unreal Engine 3, for PC. The expected release date is spring 2010. The project started out as a mod and has since gone stand alone. Best Singleplay Mod of 2008 according to ModDB MOTY 2008. Five-time first place winner in the UT3 MakeSomethingUnreal Contest. Used by Epic Games' to promote their UDK release.

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The Ball - Teotl has finally been released! Following the success of Oztoc and Pehua, Teotl continues the story and offers over four hours of singleplay gameplay.

Posted by Hourences on May 8th, 2009

It took our team 7 months, but we have finished and released the third installment of The Ball - Teotl!

  • At least twice as big as the previous release
  • We have redone large parts of the first three levels
  • More than 4 hours of singleplay gameplay
  • 100 Percent all new art and content
  • Over 16 secret to discover and one very hard to find shortcut.
  • Solve puzzles and fight monsters in a mysterious world deep inside a volcano!
  • Previous installments have won a triple first prize in the Make Something Unreal contest and was awarded "Best Singleplay Mod of 2008" by ModDB.

You must have Patch 2.0 for UT3 installed or above. You must manually remove any previous versions of the mod you may have installed.

The previous (and updated) releases of this mod are also included in Teotl - there is no need to download Oztoc and Pehua separately if you have not played those yet. In fact, it will not function if you try to combine this version with the two previous ones.

And some new screenshots - showing off the boss fight with our zombie gorilla.

The Final Fight of Teotl - The Gorilla The Final Fight of Teotl - The Gorilla
The Final Fight of Teotl - The Gorilla The Final Fight of Teotl - The Gorilla

Creative Director - Sjoerd "Hourences" De Jong
Programming - James "SolidSnake" Tan - Russ "Vaninadisc" McMackin - Markus Arvidsson
Level Design - Sjoerd "Hourences" De Jong - Thomas "Setheran" Browett - Kevin "Sklare" Cytatzky
Additional Level Design - Anton "Rendermonkey" Botvalde - Russ "Vaninadisc" McMackin - Dan "Daze" Banefelt
Level Scripting - Anton "Rendermonkey" Botvalde - Thomas "Setheran" Browett
Environment Art - Sjoerd "Hourences" De Jong
Character Art - Bart "Pestibug" Wiltenburg - Elusive - Markus "Tores" Palviainen
Additional Character Art - Manti
Animation - Hongman "Whackzero" Leung
Additional Animation - Markus "Tores" Palviainen - Charles "EvilEngine" Jones
Original Music and Audio - Theodore Wohng
Additional Music and Audio - Epic Games
Voice Acting, Video, Additional Sound Design - Henrik "Bersy" Ryosa
Additional Help - Hal:Forums - Hazel;Textures - Mr.Prophet:Story - Utz:Animations - SBR:Palm Trees - Polycron:Loading Screen - Winegums:Website - DGUnreal:Programming - Zynthetic:Intro Voice Acting - Psychotropic Circle:Music Samples - - And the unknown makers of our fonts

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PytoX May 8 2009, 1:25pm says:

Downloading right away! :D

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do365nic May 8 2009, 1:31pm says:

looks nice
not my style of game tho

Nice that you got epic to help you with this

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stenchy May 8 2009, 1:36pm says:

Nice surprise this morning, will check it out soonish.

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Daystranger May 8 2009, 2:39pm says:

"singleplay gameplay"

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Bender411 May 8 2009, 5:04pm says:

w00t!!! Downloading right now!!! Kick *** mod!!!

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SaintWilly May 8 2009, 6:04pm says:

looks tight! i wasih i had unreal tournament to play it tho :/

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Colossal May 8 2009, 7:05pm says:

Too bad I can't beat 2 because I get stuck and no one will help...

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armanguy May 8 2009, 7:30pm says:

cant wait to grab this once home!

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ausbushman May 8 2009, 10:17pm says:

That's one awesome looking ape!

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Spycon_Fighter May 8 2009, 10:48pm says:

The puzzles in this one actually made me think D:... But I still loved it :) and the Boss at the end was GREAT.

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q0rra May 9 2009, 4:27am says:

Hmm, maybe i should buy UT3 just to play this (?).

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Squeebo May 9 2009, 11:15pm replied:

You probably should, yeah, and for some other mods that'll be coming out(Some time)

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PytoX May 9 2009, 6:02am says:

Yes and for many others :D

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dave_5430 May 9 2009, 6:55am says:

O.o The ball.

Righto, well, apart from the name I bet it's pretty fun.
Lets start this f**r up and see what it can do eh?

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ne_zavarj May 9 2009, 8:32am says:

Is this mod working with the DD version of UT3? (Steam,Impulse,Direct2Drive)

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Hourences May 10 2009, 7:03am replied:

It should yes. We have only tested it with regular and steam. There is no reason why it shouldn't work with other versions.

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ne_zavarj May 10 2009, 9:55am replied:


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Ynkyr May 9 2009, 9:09am says:

The video is awesome! Very atmospheric.

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SludgeFactory Jun 3 2009, 8:37pm says:

For some reason I can't get this to work...whenever I click on the shortcut it just opens UT3.

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sauerfreak Jun 11 2009, 5:41pm says:

Hehheh, whenever I get UT3 for my PS3 (my PCs performance is degrading...) I'm going to be sure to d/l this. :D Thanks for making The Ball PS3 compatible!! ;)

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