The UETF Chronicles: A Better Cooperative Shooter. Develop your characters & work together to defeat the deadly robotic horde. Better Combat by adding strategic depth and tactical options to high powered weapons, deadly enemies and custom environments. Better Customization through different player roles and classes combined with customizable ammunition, weapons and player techniques. Better Cooperation through game-play designed to encourage teamwork and reward support. Combat, Customization and Cooperation;The UETF Chronicles.

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4 weeks since the last UETF Chronicles Release! I had this idea that everything would get easier after release, but so far I've discovered that coding still requires effort, art still requires talent and that cutting sleep is still tiring - so much for that plan. The one thing that has become easier is getting feedback; with some solid numbers being tracked in our cloud, I can actually learn what players are doing in the game (most of them are still trying to find what button to press to harvest their crops). Seriously though, I've got some great data that I'm putting to use right now to improve the game - you can check it out in the 'By The Numbers' post on Iterative Games.


Anyway, I think bulleted feature-lists for updates are boring (Item 204.1: reduced enemy AI iron regression by .023); so instead, I'm giving you some great reasons to give the new update a try:

It's now available in .ZIP format! For everyone who couldn't/wouldn't use Desura - this one is for you. For those of you that have Desura - welcome to the joy of easy updates.

You like shooting robots in the face, and having them explode.
Now contains 200% more exploding robots! I was being serious about that. Part of the fun in being an elite super-operative with crazy weapons is just blowing the crap out of masses of enemy toasters. With the addition of hoards of low level minion bots and a general reduction in boss bots, your environment just got a lot more target rich.

You like gaining levels and unlocking new stuff. Gaining levels is fun, but nobody likes the grind - especially when you can't figure out what the reward is. So I've made all that easier. Lower level caps, lots of extra XP from killing minions, more upgrades per level and easy to find info on what you just unlocked and what unlocks you are working towards.

You like rocket launchers and explosions. I admit, there was no point in NOT equipping the micro-canister attachment for the rocket launcher before...but can I tempt you with a little heat seeking goodness? Now you'll have to make the hard choice of faster reloads vs. deadly heat guided rockets. For that extra level o' deadly I've also added the 'Head Seeker' technique - now your guided projectiles will automatically aim for enemy heads. Oh, and enemies that are on fire make are much easier for your missiles to find...you may want to pass that note onto your Ranger buddies.

You'd rather play a half-hour. Who has the time for 12 waves of unfeeling metal machines these days? Not you! You want your crazed robotic armies to deliver more madness in less time! So I've reduced the max waves down to 9 and redistributed enemy 'talent' so you'll see more challenge in less time.

For more updates, check out the Iterative Games Blog or follow us on Twitter. As always, thanks for your support and enjoy the new release. Go forth and frag some toasters!

Combat. Customization. Cooperation. The UETF Chronicles.

UETF Chronicles - Public Release on Desura

UETF Chronicles - Public Release on Desura

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The first public release of the new UETF Chronicles is now available on Desura!

10 Months Later

10 Months Later

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After going dark for 10 months, I attempt appeasement with a new trailer, beta signups, and few thoughts on co-op

New Forums up! 'Recon' Release Details

New Forums up! 'Recon' Release Details

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The new UETF forums are now up on moddb! Stop by to get the latest UETF News, send feedback to the Iterative Games team and meet other UETF operatives...

Legendary feats - creating our character perk system

Legendary feats - creating our character perk system

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Using perks is one of the most important and fun ways you can customize your character in UETF. Perks are a familiar game mechanic dating back to the...

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UETF Chronicles Release 1.1

UETF Chronicles Release 1.1

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.ZIP Release for UETF Chronicles version 1.1 Updates for 1.1: Reduced leveling XP requirements Reduced Max Waves to 9 Added new attachment for Rocket...

UETF Chronicles .ZIP Installer April 2009

UETF Chronicles .ZIP Installer April 2009

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The latest version of UETF Chronicles in .ZIP format. Extract all files to your Unreal Tournament 2004 directory.

UETF Launcher

UETF Launcher

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This page contains links to the UETF Launcher - grab the launcher to automatically download or update your version of UETF to the latest release. Requires...

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Iterator Creator
Iterator

1.1 Update got the official #Desura greenlight and .ZIP is awaiting authorization on #Moddb, hopefully ok'd before wkend.

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night96
night96

Hello?

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Iterator Creator
Iterator

.ZIP version coming out this week along with 1.1 updates; includes new upgrades, faster leveling and improved game-play.

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MrCal3x
MrCal3x

Euh, so, it's a Zombie mod, but with many robots, is that ?

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Iterator Creator
Iterator

With role based classes and modern warfare style character leveling/customization.

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Iterator Creator
Iterator

A few quick updates from the Twitter feed:

"Working on a big news update for UETF Chronicles. I'll share our release metrics and preview features from the new release."

"Also - .ZIP download coming soon for all our non PC fans."

Follow Iterative Games on Twitter here: Twitter.com

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markgmugen
markgmugen

can this be plaid with other players online? when i checked for online server there was not even a online but

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Iterator Creator
Iterator

This can definitely be played online but there aren't many servers up right now. I'm working on setting up a dedicated server - it should be up sometime next week.

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markgmugen
markgmugen

good stuff and can you make a user guide for setting up your player or a video?

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Iterator Creator
Iterator

Sure, I'll post up a video guide later this week.

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Iterator Creator
Iterator

I'll post the video up on moddb later, but here's the link to the 2 minute character setup tutorial on youtube: Youtube.com

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markgmugen
markgmugen

dude nice one. i cant w8 till i can play this with some of my m8s online

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