The only good zed is a dead zed, so have some fun running them over and ramming them into walls, with the new vehicle mod by Braindead. Be careful not to run out of fuel though as you may be left stranded and surrounded by dangerous enemies, although you can purchase fuel at your nearest trader (at a hefty cost) Repair your vehicle with the new welder and carry on killing. First release will include the following vehicles: Police Car Assorted mini coopers Army Truck Forklift Truck Helicopter and will also contain the new weapons/tools Fuel Can Welder

Report RSS Closed Beta Testing | Preparing for a Public Release

Closed Beta Testing session in preparation for releasing a public candidate.

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Thank you all soooo much for joining in a very serious and focussed Beta Test session yesterday. It was the first time we could test the mod with more than 2 players in one sitting. We peaked the server with 6 players.

Players were comprised of Beta Testers and invited community guests. The criteria for being a Beta Tester is to:

  1. Remain KF active and contribute to the community.
  2. Display a consistently mature and rational (eccentricity besides) Tripwire forum presence.
  3. Understand the game and may possess specialist knowledge in one part or another.

We tested for about 3 and a half hours solid and rotated through the following maps:

  1. Blood Mountain (A gentlemanly Zed hunt)
  2. Death Basin (to Patty)
  3. Farm Fuzz (At the end for a cool down)
  4. Manor Mini (For less than one wave)
  5. Mountain Peak Day (A good introduction to passenger role)
  6. Multistorey Car Park (We did eventually go to lower levels)
  7. West London (Early warm up)
  8. Tricky (Helicopter ejector seat)

We have still yet to test:

  1. Manor Forklift Frenzy
  2. Mos Eisley Scum
  3. TheddlePedal (Waited for THEDDLE)

We played in the Chicago server due to a technical glitch with the Euro one (after a restart it appears to be OK again) and our pings were pretty even at all in the 120 ~ 150 region reflecting our locations.

After a few questions about controls and features and a little warm up everybody 'mastered' the vehicles very quickly and we knuckled down to some very efficient fragging. This was particularly so in the latter stage in Death Basin where we managed to complete 7 full waves and face the Patty.

Here are a few screenshots showing everyone's commitment to making sure the mod was thoroughly and professionally Beta tested.

Testing the passenger weapons in the Camper Van. The driver needs to find the right balance in speed and distance to Zeds to ensure the passengers can do their thing effectively and efficiently.

Packing the Camper Van

A most gentlemanly Zed hunt in Blood Mountain with numerous Merlin helicopters cooperating in the round up and finish off.

Circling Prey

The army lorry allows for 2 front seat passengers and 3 rear passengers with No.5 placement being a rear seat gunner.

Rear Seat Gunner

The minis were all following each other in procession making for some great rear view scenery.

Rear View from a Mini

An assortment of inside view and passenger focused images from what was a collage of carnage. The passenger role is as important as the driver role in many tight situations.

Inside View

We heard some great feedback about features and ideas, namely, Chopper blade efficacy on Zeds | Parachute escape seats for Heli (could be implemented into cars for a James Bond moment as well with flames skirting from the sides of the vehicle with remaining fuel?) | Vehicle volume suggestions | Map features.

I hope all Beta Testers and guests felt that even in its current form it was a very bug free experience and provided a dynamic and challenging new game mode. Thank you very much for testing on this occasion and I hope it was a lot of fun.

For all our friends at moddb, this Beta test is a last opportunity for us to ensure that the public release is a bug free experience and worthy for the community. We are very near that release stage now so please hang in there for just that little bit longer.

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kazumo
kazumo

Finnaly! xD Can't wait for it!

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arramus Author
arramus

Yep, for one and all with Killing Floor (regardless of where you bought it), this will be a free download.

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kazumo
kazumo

Yaaayy!!!The maps will be included in the addon?

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arramus Author
arramus

The initial release will include at least 10 maps so you'll have plenty of environments to choose from.

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DarkLiberator
DarkLiberator

Can't wait! Looks epic.

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Rain0
Rain0

:O a van?! aw sweet.... come here zeds i have candy in my van xD

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arramus Author
arramus

The van steers oh so sweetly and pulls some of the most amazing hand brake turns. If you're travelling at high speed and pull one into a crowd of Zeds the carnage is very stimulating.

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Rain0
Rain0

are there tanks also :O?

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arramus Author
arramus

Not with the initial release but there's always something cooking on the back burner ;)

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-Dusk-
-Dusk-

Two words: Splatter Spree!

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AJ_Quick

hahaahh the shaggin' wagon is key! Guess it's more of a "fraggin'" wagon, now amirite ? :D

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Gregs2k2
Gregs2k2

Hur hur. You are right though. No time for shagging in this mod ;)

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Technodude010
Technodude010

Oh this is just like in one of my dreams!

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