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Introducing the second trailer and new gamemode for Jailbreak: Source - Deathball!

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We love listening to our community, and we're always watching what they're up to, so when Nyght, one of our most loyal fans, released a custom map for Jailbreak: Source and claimed that he'd made a whole new gamemode out of it, we paid attention. The whole team got together and had a play, and that evening we decided that Nyght's map, jbo_pong HAD to be adapted into the new gamemode for Jailbreak: Source 0.5.

So, we took his concept, created a whole new map, fiddled with a few things here and there, and today we announce... DEATHBALL! Check out the trailer and pictures below to see what it's all about!






The concept of Deathball is simple, when the ball is in the goal, the enemy jail is locked. So keep the ball in the goal, and kill off the enemy team! If the ball is out of the goal, the enemy can let themselves straight out! And if the ball is in your goal, you best get it out quick, otherwise you're going to very rapidly find yourself on your own, or vapourised!

The best bit is, the more you get killed, the more points you get, as you're always escaping! So by round two, most players have Level 3 perks and everyone's Stealth/Double Jumping all over the pitch!

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Mastix
Mastix

Another amazing trailer!!! =O
The music fits perfectly and it looks intense just like it plays =)

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Dogmeat65
Dogmeat65

MOTY awards should have a best trailer section ;)

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PytoX
PytoX

nice stuff made! :)

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CustomCharacter
CustomCharacter

Hah. Pong was a brilliant map. Nice to see it converted into official status. Also, I like the fact that you pick the ball up now, not have to hit it.

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Wills Author
Wills

Yeah man! Pong was awesome, it was such a fun map to play and really enforced teamwork, so we knew it was perfect for Jailbreak. As for the picking up the ball thing, we changed to that fairly recently, as we felt it would speed up the game a whole lot and as soon as we changed it, it became insanely fun! Thanks for the comments guys, we can't wait to unleash this on you! Make sure to keep voting too!

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Draken101
Draken101

coughbugscough

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Wills Author
Wills

lol, ratted out by a beta tester... ok and because the considerable amounts of physics collisions was causing some crashes :D

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AgeNt_
AgeNt_

its nice looking in all but what happened to "jailbreak"?

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Wills Author
Wills

It's incorporated into the new mode, the ball itself is now the release button, when you remove it from the goal it unlocks the jail and lets your team mates out :D

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IZaNaGI
IZaNaGI

Indeed it works almost entirely like the standard Jailbreak maps but with the added dynamic element of the ball, which becomes the key to locking the Jails. There are no escapes other then the reliance of your team to keep the ball out of your own goal.

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NullSoldier
NullSoldier

You guys deserve nominations for MOTYD for all your hard work. This is genius. Excellent idea!

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laserpanda
laserpanda

looks like the gmod hoverball

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Bender411
Bender411

Awesome guys! Pretty awesome:)

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darknessexzero
darknessexzero

AHHHHH I CANT WAIT LOL DINO VS ROBOTS :D

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Spooboy
Spooboy

I'm speechless, death ball sounds fun as hell i cant wait to play it!

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Wills Author
Wills

Hehe! Thanks man, it's rapidly become the beta testers favourite since we began testing... Also I forgot to mention this in the post, but we requested a few months back that people on our forums submit photos of themselves waving their arms in the air like loonies with the promise of appearing in Jailbreak if they did... We had a huge response, and those photographs were then used to make up the crowds all around the stadium :D

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Jayjack7414
Jayjack7414

Imagine the fun in the mode! Imagine the intensity when you're racing to get the ball out of your goal and racing to get it in the other goal.

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Asskicker
Asskicker

Awesome trailer wills, I love it! :)

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Nitram
Nitram

Nice work! Looking forward to the release ;D

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Qu1f
Qu1f

Good work guys.

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce

awesomesauce

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Camopig
Camopig

I have to say that changing the combine and rebels to dinosaurs and robots ruined the game for me. I'm sorry I loved the mod but the dinosaurs are corny and the robots do not look like they want to kill you.

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Mastix
Mastix

Well, atleast you don't give the stupid explanation of "it's not realistic" like the other people who never playd JB did.

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Dogmeat65
Dogmeat65

Well, as they say, you can't please all the people all the time.

Sure we could have just thrown in some realistic tactical ops style player models, but where's the fun in reproducing something that's been done a million times?

We're a small mod team with no commitments and as such we're free to (and want to) try out different things to see where they lead.

If people aren't interested in trying something different, then that's fine, popularity as such isn't our main objective (although of course it's nice).

If it were we'd be simply another tactical shooter in the wall.

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey

New modes for jailbreak? Yes please!

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