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7 comments by Urby on Dec 3rd, 2014

Several sites featured our news article as thousands of Internet goers shared and retweeted. Reactions were mixed of course. For every person saying that the GoldSource engine still held up today, another would ask "What's the point?"

We have voiced our opinions on the GoldSource engine before in our Q&A videos. It's a part of gaming history, it's classic, it's clunky, it's frustrating, it's... lovable. The sheer number of projects both long running and new on this now 16 year old engine just goes to show that several people still have a special place in their heart for what is essentially a finely mangled Quake engine. :D

We don't expect to get anywhere near as many votes as last year, but we appreciate all the support we get from our followers and if you feel we're still worthy.

For old times sake, here are some of the most popular images from 2014.

The Empire Strikes Back The Empire Strikes Back
Diversion (WIP) A thank you to our 1,000 followers!
Legalities, legalities... [WIP]

All the best, and Merry Christmas from everyone at SnCGames

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TheEdvinazard
TheEdvinazard Feb 26 2015, 11:18am says:

A quick question:
Are you gonna allow people to use The Core textures?

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Archie_SnC Creator
Archie_SnC Mar 2 2015, 11:33am replied:

Just tidying up the comments to avoid confusion. There has never been any doubt about releasing the .wads. What we're still discussing is whether to release our original PSDs.

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bluewario
bluewario Feb 25 2015, 7:31pm says:

How's this project coming along? I've been watching this one for years and playing other awesome mods as well from other genres.

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Urby Creator
Urby Feb 26 2015, 3:48am replied:

It's still going, slowly but surely. Real life events have reduced the amount of time we can work on it at the moment, but it will never die. :)

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Kazemeka
Kazemeka Feb 24 2015, 9:57am says:

Can't wait for this mod.
The only thing that is bothering me is that GOLDSRC engine's limitations wouldn't make this mod into a kind of retro mod, that is being made for the last 15 years and would only include good mapping, modeling and a beautiful story.

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seniorcitizen
seniorcitizen Feb 19 2015, 4:52pm says:

would be amazing if some of the areas were cut and turned into cs 1.6 maps.

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Urby Creator
Urby Feb 22 2015, 5:58am replied:

Uhm... ahem. Twhl.info

It's actually reversed though. This map was used as a base for one of the mods chapters, albeit with a hell of a lot more detail added.

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seniorcitizen
seniorcitizen Feb 23 2015, 3:02am replied:

yea i actually tried this one. you really should consider doing, tho. honestly i'd rent a server and dedicate it to yr maps specifically, if you did.

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Urby Creator
Urby Feb 23 2015, 3:56pm replied:

Well, if it were to happen it wouldn't be until after the mod is out. That is assuming we don't start on another project afterwards.

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Orzie
Orzie Feb 16 2015, 1:53pm says:

It looks so professional, like a dream.

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TheEdvinazard
TheEdvinazard Feb 17 2015, 6:04am replied:

Dreams are "made" in our brain, so everyone is a professional :D

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