In the far distant future of the 40th millennium behind the stars there is only war. Enter the universe of WARHAMMER 40,000 and play a mighty warrior for one out of an ever growing list of rival species.

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10 years ago News 1 comment

Since the Release of beta 1.2, we had quite some progress! I'll show some of it in here, but there is more to find on our homepage.

Originally, it was planned to release Dark Marine's latest addition to our line of maps with beta 1.2. However, he closely missed the release date and since then it is lurking in my folders for a release. And since such a thing is coming up, here we go showing it: The new version of deathvalley by Dark Marine!
deathvalley by dark marine

The new species for our upcoming release is the Cadian Guard. For it, we created three classmodels and several weapons. The basic class of the Cadian Guard is the Trooper, completely done by Jove.
Cadian Guard Trooper
And for their Specialist class, Chromeangel provided the skin for their sniperrifle.
Cadian Guard Sniperrifle

As ususal, we have also been working on the content for the next two beta versions. The Gaussflayer is such a fine piece of content. We will use it as the basic weapon for the species of the Necrons in beta 2.1. Chromeangel strikes again with the skin for this weapon by Jiggaman.
Necron Gaussflayer

So what will the upcoming version feature codewise? Well, to boost the long term motivation, I've fiddled a bit with the gameplay. Apart from numerous little improvements, you will mainly find, that our classes are now categorized! You will start off with a class of category bronze, and as you shoot your way through the enemies of the opposing team and accomplish mission goals, the heavier classes will be made available to you. All that is based on a pointpool that you increase by kills and decrease by spawns. Whats new here you might ask? Well with beta 1.2, this pool was reset and refilled each round. However, now you keep your pool over the rounds and even over mapchanges! And you will need to, since it is damn hard to reach classes of category gold ;).

Release of Rival Species 1.2

Release of Rival Species 1.2

10 years ago News 1 comment

Though our intended release date before the New Year slipped through our fingers, today, after seemingly endless bug hunting, we are finally able to introduce...

New Year progress roundup

New Year progress roundup

10 years ago News 7 comments

A new year also brings a new release! We are currently preparing version 1.2 and it already passed stability testing. At the moment we work on the final...

Map-package and modelling news

Map-package and modelling news

11 years ago News 0 comments

Since our last news, we had some great progress in the modelling area: Chromeangel finished the Necron Warrior. This beast will be the basic class for...

Rival Species Modelling Update

Rival Species Modelling Update

11 years ago News 0 comments

Since our STEAM-Release, we have been striving towards a new version of Rival Species. Tonight I want to show off some of the work, that our team has...

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Termin-X-man Apr 4 2006 says:

anyone still play this? i just now found it and it looks pretty leet.

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Typheron Dec 27 2005 says:

A new version of Rival Species has been released, check the main site for full details on it.

A few of the new features are new weapons for the Orks, a new scoring system allowing more re-spawns as you can earn them and better equipment via kills or completing objectives. Also the Imperial Guard have been added to the game.

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Typheron Dec 19 2005 says:

Go to the hame page and get the links from there, cos theres a pre-release on the front page and more in the forums.

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db12rex Dec 18 2005 says:

i certainly would how nome i cant doenload it wahhhhhhhhhhhhh

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Raider666 Nov 28 2005 says:

Sweet, i hope evryone PLAYS THIS GAME!

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Chaosky Nov 26 2005 says:

Whooptie dooo, the mod looks leet! One problem: All the download links in english: DEAD!

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Bahl Oct 13 2005 says:

well no, its not dead... but you might call it 'in degression'. i am still working on a new (and according to the alpha testers, also better) version. we will see if we can make it grow again after the release.

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Raider666 Oct 11 2005 says:

hey is this mod dead or what, no one is
EVER in the server. me and my buds have to lug our computers to eachothers houses to play this game in LAN, BACAUSE ITS FRICKEN AEWESOME YA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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beretta Sep 12 2005 says:

wtf can someone set a server up that ppl can join cuz there are no server up right now ;-(

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st0lve Aug 29 2005 says:

you guys never really pushed the engine, but you are still going :)

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