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Today is yet another special day! It not only marks Return to Castle Wolfenstein's 21st anniversary, but also Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player's very first! As usual, such milestones require proper celebration with exciting new announcements! Get Psyched!

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Today is yet another special day! It not only marks Return to Castle Wolfenstein's 21st anniversary, but also Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player's very first! As usual, such milestones require proper celebration with exciting new announcements! Get Psyched!


Announcing 'Warbell' expansion - coming early next year!

Six months ago, I announced a partnership with the very unique Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory mapper and friend KeMoN, one that allows me to use the sources for his various maps and remasters for potential story-driven conversions for Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player & Cooperative. Today, I'm excited to announce the first conversion project that will be released: Warbell.

KeMoN's outstanding Warbell remaster was just recently released for ET: Legacy. I figured the timing's perfect to announce its single-player and cooperative conversion, since the plan is now to release said adaptations in parallel to KeMoN's releases. This doesn't mean, however, that I'm forgetting about KeMoN's previous works - their conversions are being worked on as we speak.

Originally developed by Matthias 'McNite' Neiss, Warbell is simply one of the best occult-themed Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory maps ever released. It fits Return to Castle Wolfenstein so much that it almost feels like a continuation, and not just an excellent tribute.

Set after the events of Return to Castle Wolfenstein and the Central Europe campaign of Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player & Cooperative, and based on the scenario of Warbell's remaster, the conversion's story will see B.J. Blazkowicz and his squad mates return, to face some familiar faces who somehow managed to come back from the grave!

Warbell is coming early 2023 for Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player & Cooperative.


Vanilla Plus edition coming VERY soon!

Back in May, I also announced Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player - Vanilla Plus Edition, an optional addon for Mod DB's RealRTCW 4.0 version of the mod, and standalone Workshop release for Steam's, for those who want to experience the mod with standard/classic models and visuals instead of new ones, while preserving exciting modern features - such as achievements, expanded arsenal, rebalanced gameplay, etc... Today, I'm happy to announce its imminent release, and provide some more details!

First of all, you may wonder what's the purpose of releasing it at all now that the new RealRTCW - Vanilla Plus edition is out, and it does splendidly work with addons. Well, it's because Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player - Vanilla Plus Edition goes deeper into the vanilla conversion optic. Of course, you can still get a proper vanilla experience by just installing the RealRTCW - Vanilla Plus edition, and playing Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player through that same installation. But Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player - Vanilla Plus Edition brings back the true vanilla interface, allows use of vanilla-exclusive Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player addons, such as the console ports interface and sounds, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory sounds and fire-rates (new), etc... while adding some vanilla-adapted missing RealRTCW features, like expanded vanilla options menus, sleeve colors (as you can see in the screenshot above featuring the white vanilla sleeve), optional health screen taint, customizable HUDs (you can customize all vanilla HUDs, basically)...

Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player - Vanilla Plus Edition is coming this Holiday, as an optional addon a standalone installation option for Mod DB's RealRTCW 4.0 version of the mod, and as a standalone Workshop release for Steam's. RealRTCW - Vanilla Plus edition will be required for both.


Need a medic patron!

As you may know, I have a Patreon account for my modding activities. My mods are released for free - always have been, and always will be - so those who are/will be kind enough to donate (aka become my patron) will be getting in-game goodies as well as early access to demos and/or full versions of my current and future projects, depending of which tier they've subscribed to (subscriptions ranging from 1-5 EUR), and of course that includes Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player & Cooperative and its future expansions and versions.



Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player is available on Steam for RealRTCW (Windows), and on Mod DB for Return to Castle Wolfenstein/iortcw (Windows, Mac and Linux), RealRTCW (Windows), RTCW4A/RTCW-Touch (Android), vitaRTCW (PlayStation Vita) and RTCWQuest (VR).

Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Cooperative is available on Steam for RealRTCWCoop (Windows), and on Mod DB for RTCWCoop (Windows, Mac and Linux) and RealRTCWCoop (Windows).


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FlippedOutKyrii
FlippedOutKyrii - - 3,489 comments

You guys are machines! At this rate we're getting a new release from you guys every year!

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