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We're proud to announce the start of the Off Limits Closed Beta. We've managed to track down and fix the remaining known issues, so we're finally ready to call this a beta. This is where you guys come in: if you're reading this it means the mod is available on Desura and we've sent out our 200+ beta invites, so check your mailbox for the invite and get downloading! If you haven't got an invite yet but still like to join the beta test, it's not too late - just let us know.

Posted by KeaTs on Mar 27th, 2011


After nearly 8 years we are proud - among other things - to announce the start of the Off Limits beta [ and I'm extra happy we got to beat Duke Nukem Forever after all ;) ]. We've managed to track down and fix the remaining known issues, so we're finally ready to call this a beta. This is where you guys come in: if you're reading this it means the mod is available on Desura and we've sent out our 200+ beta invites, so check your mailbox for the invite and get downloading!

Desura Digital Distribution

If you haven't got an invite yet but still like to join the beta test, it's not too late - just let us know. We've also deployed Off Limits to our beta servers. We have four servers in the US and one in Germany, with some more in the UK coming soon, so we should be good for the betatest period. All of these servers are linux dedicated servers. Special thanks go out to Mourad for the server in Germany and the guys at wakkaservers.com for hosting the US servers, the least we can do is give them some visiblity, so check out their great coming soon page!

We've provided some aliases for our servers, you can find them at the following addresses:

us.off-limits.be:27050 ( IP 69.147.229.218:27050 )
us.off-limits.be:27060 ( IP 69.147.229.218:27060 )
us.off-limits.be:27070 ( IP 69.147.229.218:27070 )
us.off-limits.be:27080 ( IP 69.147.229.218:27080 )
de.off-limits.be:27015 ( IP 78.46.99.138:27015 ) 

As for the actual betatesting, make sure to read our official guide if you haven't already ( there's some finesses in the game that are all explained in the manual ), and go out and have some fun. We'd love to hear your feedback on bugs, gameplay, artwork, balance, anything really. We have two main focuses: search & destroy whatever bugs are left that spoil the fun in the first place, and hear the first actual player feedback on our gameplay so we can tweak where necessary. All feedback should go through our moddb forum - do a quick check to see if you're not reporting eg a duplicate bug and put up a new thread if you found a new bug or want to discuss a new topic.
 
Be kind and constructive: Off Limits has seen a lot of contributions but has been mostly made by myself and Wesley in our spare time. We've tried to make it the best quality we could, but we know there are areas of improvement. Thanks in advance for helping us finish this game, and we hope you get to have some fun in the process :)

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[PraPor]
[PraPor] Mar 28 2011, 6:41am says:

I want to take part in beta testing

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SoJa
SoJa Mar 28 2011, 6:53am says:

Can you send me invite please,
thesoja@hotmail.com

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Dr.Goupyl
Dr.Goupyl Mar 28 2011, 7:52am says:

Got my invite ! thanks :) (i mean 2 lol iv' recieve 2 mails^^)

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ForK
ForK Mar 28 2011, 7:58am says:

Woo, just got my gift! Cheers! Will see you all there! :P

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Владимир
Владимир Mar 28 2011, 8:35am says:

Hello! I would like to get a key. My mail: laevskii-vladimi@yandex.ru Thanks.

P.S.: Sorry for errors (if make), I bad know English :D

P.S.S.: Hello Russian! Привет всем русским, мы лучшие ^_^

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Ghostie
Ghostie Mar 28 2011, 9:14am says:

I would love to play the beta been waiting forever.
game looks awesome can't ewait to play

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jsmars
jsmars Mar 28 2011, 10:16am says:

hey, haven't got an invite yet, if there are any left I'd love to try it.

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shaftling
shaftling Mar 28 2011, 10:58am says:

beta - key -> me

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FishMan:E
FishMan:E Mar 28 2011, 11:06am says:

Servers are so empty ))))
C'mon man lets try it! ))

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rainerwain
rainerwain Mar 28 2011, 12:02pm says:

Ready to go in a few minutes!

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FireIndy
FireIndy Mar 28 2011, 1:23pm says:

I would like to be in this beta :D looks really awesome and my friend Silvers is in it :)

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jakemaniang
jakemaniang Mar 28 2011, 1:29pm says:

Hello.
May I joined the closed beta?
I've been told by my freind, glowykangaroo, that I was invited.

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Vanua
Vanua Mar 28 2011, 1:29pm says:

I would like to be in the beta please =)

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krypton2
krypton2 Mar 28 2011, 1:38pm says:

Can I be in the beta please? Thanks.

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Apeee
Apeee Mar 28 2011, 1:39pm says:

If you still have a spot open ill like to be in the beta, thanks

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Wesley
Wesley Mar 28 2011, 1:40pm says:

Just added the latest requests for beta playtesting, check your mails!

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TrooperMike
TrooperMike Mar 28 2011, 1:48pm says:

Hope im not too late for an invite! I would like one if you still can

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Wesley
Wesley Mar 28 2011, 1:51pm replied:

You sir are nr. 218 ;)
Only 135 people accepted invite so far... ;)

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uberv
uberv Mar 28 2011, 1:56pm says:

Nice guys! If y'all wouldn't mind an extra player i would like to join ya.

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emetalce
emetalce Mar 28 2011, 1:59pm says:

posted before, but forgot to include email: emetalce@gmail.com

Would love to test!

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Pärserk
Pärserk Mar 28 2011, 2:44pm says:

If you still have a spot i would really like to join. I will play furiously and vigorously for many hours :D

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Ninpou
Ninpou Mar 28 2011, 3:12pm says:

I'd like to help with the beta test :D

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Sharkfucker
Sharkfucker Mar 28 2011, 4:53pm says:

When I click the redeem button in the email it says the gift has been de-activated?!

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DarkeSword
DarkeSword Mar 28 2011, 8:21pm says:

Are there any beta invites left? I'd love to have one. darkesword@darkesword.com

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Anddos
Anddos Mar 28 2011, 9:18pm says:

i get an error failed to update Desura, couldnt resolve proxy name

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lodle
lodle Mar 29 2011, 4:46am replied:

Hey Anddos, Desura uses your proxy settings from internet explorer. Please make sure they are correct.

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Wesley
Wesley Mar 29 2011, 6:46am replied:

You weren't in the invite list? I just added you.

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Spooboy
Spooboy Mar 29 2011, 2:38pm says:

I've been away from my PC for quite some time and I can't believe I missed this opportunity. If you guys have any spare keys left I would love to participate. If not, it's still alright, because I'll still be following up on the mods progress. :)

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Wesley
Wesley Mar 29 2011, 3:01pm says:

I just had a conversation with someone on MSN who couldn't see our servers. Just so everyone knows, there are 5 servers up and running which are all empty (maybe because you don't see them either). This is how to view all servers in the "find servers" menu:

Turn off "map list" in the server browser window and you should see 4 US servers and 1 DE server (IP's mentioned in news post). When you use the "large/thumbnail server view" it doesn't show any (most likely a Source bug).

Hopefully people will join servers now :)

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demolitio2
demolitio2 Mar 29 2011, 3:32pm says:

Can I get a beta invite please? I hope I'm not too late but I'm eager to try this out.

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Wesley
Wesley Mar 29 2011, 5:16pm replied:

sent

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LeafRunner
LeafRunner Mar 29 2011, 8:52pm says:

I'd like a beta key, please.

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Mc_Casper
Mc_Casper Mar 29 2011, 9:23pm says:

Hello! I would like to receive a beta key! Many thanks in advance!

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Nuborn85
Nuborn85 Mar 30 2011, 11:15am says:

Mod looks good, glad to see you made it to beta, wouldn't mind an invite if you still have one

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GORILLAJOE
GORILLAJOE Mar 30 2011, 4:00pm says:

I would very much like to test this out. I know how hard you guys have worked on this!

~dynamiteshoes

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LordLOC
LordLOC Mar 31 2011, 2:39am says:

I'd love an invite to the beta. Looks like an interesting little mod, and I'd certainly love to help out and squash some buggies and thingies!

If no keys are left, that's cool. :)

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BeMyBee
BeMyBee Mar 31 2011, 5:47pm says:

Just placed my comp in my new place, ready to test it!!
Oh I need an invite :P

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fotdm
fotdm Apr 1 2011, 6:31pm says:

Hi, if it is not to late I would like to join the beta test. Mod seems great, very good work.

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Jermatoo
Jermatoo May 1 2011, 3:57am says:

I'd like to join if it's not too much trouble. :3

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