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Burpy
07-31-06, 02:22 PM
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Quake 4 Point Release 1.3 {Full Install - 234MB}
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[ Q4 PR 1.3 Full Install @ FileFront (http://files.filefront.com/Quake4+1+3+Patchexe/;5333803;/fileinfo.html) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Full Install @ FileCloud (http://www.filecloud.com/file/3186/Quake+4+v1.3+Patch+Windows/) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Full Install @ FileShack (http://www.fileshack.com/file.x/8431/Quake+4+Retail+Patch+1.3+-+Windows) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Full Install @ Levitation (http://download.levitation-gaming.com/?action=download&fileid=2440) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Full Install @ Quake4Maps (http://doom3.planet-multiplayer.de/q4download.php?view.159) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Full Install @ PlanetQuake4 (http://www.planetquake4.net/download.php?op=fileid&lid=2327) ]

Quake 4 Point Release 1.3 {Upgrade 1.2 ~ 1.3 - 140MB}
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[ Q4 PR 1.3 Upgrade Install @ FileFront (http://files.filefront.com/Quake4+update+12+13exe/;5333779;/fileinfo.html) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Upgrade Install @ FileCloud (http://www.filecloud.com/file/3185/Quake+4+v1.2+to+v1.3+Patch+Windows/) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Upgrade Install @ FileShack (http://www.fileshack.com/file.x/9190/Quake+4+Retail+Patch+1.2+-%3E+1.3+-+Windows) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Upgrade Install @ Levitation (http://download.levitation-gaming.com/?action=download&fileid=2439) ]
[ Q4 PR 1.3 Upgrade Install @ PlanetQuake4 (http://www.planetquake4.net/download.php?op=fileid&lid=2328) ]

Quake 4 1.3 Readme: [ Link (http://www.idsoftware.com/documents/readme_full_13.htm) ]

We've been working hard and playing harder to bring you the release of version 1.3 for Quake 4. This update includes a host of new and community requested features such as: more agile player movement, weapon balance adjustments, a single ambient light option, improved rendering and cpu peformance and much more. We are also excited to introduce some brand new elements to Quake 4:

- New gametype - DeadZone
- New multiplayer weapon - Napalm Launcher
- 8 new professionally made maps
- 4 revized maps for additional DeadZone support
- Buy mode server option that allows you to purchase weapons and equipment.

We hope everyone enjoys the new content, features and fixes! For a complete list of changes, please see the README.

The 1.3 update affects pure server and protocol consistency. Therefore, players who update to 1.3 from ANY previous version will only be able to connect and play against other 1.3 users.
Save games created on any previous version of the game will not be compatible with the 1.3 update.

Source: [ id software (http://www.idsoftware.com/) ]

jAkUp
07-31-06, 02:26 PM
Nice!

ynnek
07-31-06, 03:19 PM
ahh.. i'll have to wait till Wednesday, when I get back a replacement 6800GT from my RMA.. sigh.

shungokusatsu
07-31-06, 03:32 PM
Anyone test it? Does it actually play like Q3 now in terms of 100% air control etc?

jAkUp
07-31-06, 03:37 PM
Yes! Impressions! :D

johnkeel105
07-31-06, 05:47 PM
Ill post what I think after I get it downloaded and installed!

CaptNKILL
07-31-06, 05:57 PM
Wow... thats a bit update...

Did they ever make the server browser not suck ass?

shungokusatsu
07-31-06, 06:28 PM
It looks like they did add good air control, but all the maps are so small and confined, you can't strafe jump more then three times. And they wonder why Q3 was picked over Q4 for professional play?

johnkeel105
07-31-06, 06:34 PM
Well I have played it for a bit Quake 4 was never my favorite game or my favorite style of gameplay. But this is a good improvement over what it was. Deadzone gametype is fun and simple. It is alot like a 1 man capture and hold.

You have to pick up a floating icon then run to the Deadzone and jump around like a madman dodging bullets, rockets, and flames. You get a point every second ur alive in the deadzone. So it is very fast and fun gameplay. Both teams are doing this at the same time, so there is alot of bloody chunks and gore going everywhere.

Naturally this is a rough review. There are roughly 70-80 servers up and there is plenty of room to play. Xfire even launched their own servers, but for some reason they are empty. Hope this helps a bit....(nana2)

Brimstone7
07-31-06, 10:49 PM
Does anyone else think that they are gearing up for an Expansion Pack to be announced at this year's QuakeCon? I mean, we've all been playing Quake games for years but I've never seen a point release like this before. Most of those new maps are featuring new texture sets, plus we get a new gametype AND a new weapon?! Just seems like a lot of effort for a simple patch...

Burpy
08-01-06, 12:02 AM
Does anyone else think that they are gearing up for an Expansion Pack to be announced at this year's QuakeCon? I mean, we've all been playing Quake games for years but I've never seen a point release like this before. Most of those new maps are featuring new texture sets, plus we get a new gametype AND a new weapon?! Just seems like a lot of effort for a simple patch...

Actually, Ritual (http://www.ritual.com/) was contracted by id software to create an expansion pack for Quake 4. That expansion was cancelled & the content that was already created is now part of this patch.

jAkUp
08-01-06, 12:07 AM
Installing now :D

K007
08-01-06, 12:13 AM
new gun..ooooo..now to find a server with less than 100 ping..oh wait..all empty ffs :/

K007
08-01-06, 12:32 AM
The new Deadzone thing is pretty cool..if u jump up the person who is actually standing / touching the floor is the one who will score..its pretty cool..fast/tight..intresting..

Only problem..

NEED MORE PLAYERS DAMMIT!!!

New gun is pretty cool as well.

http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/3136/untitledif7.jpg

jAkUp
08-01-06, 12:52 AM
I'm impressed! Deadzone was alot of fun.

K007
08-01-06, 01:05 AM
btw..can anyone tell me how to keep the refresh rate locked..i keep adding it into the autocfg file..and it runs 85hz first itme..but second time i come back the line is missing and goes back to 60hz..

AngelGraves13
08-01-06, 05:17 PM
Every server I try and join says "you do not have files needed to play on this server and this server does not allow downloads" So what is the point of multiplayer?

K007
08-02-06, 04:57 AM
works fine for me..downloads **** for me as well..not sure if its amod though..like RA?

Gnu_Raiz
08-02-06, 11:00 AM
All I can say is what is up with the buying weapons idea!

I was playing on a deadzone server and it had buying on, of course no one knew what to do, I had to go to the readme, and enable a key to make buying work. Seemed kind of lame for a quake game, it does add a new dimension to the game, might be fun for ctf, other more team play games. At least it's free, but I will avoid servers with it on, also after you kill someone with a better weapon you can't pick it up when buying is on. I do like the armor, and ammo options also the team boosts. But finding a good group that plays as a team can be a problem.

ynnek
08-03-06, 10:03 AM
ugh, it just seems faster and more hectic.. Guess i"ve been playing the slower shooters too much..

And wow..I couldn't even find one CTF server that hand more than 1 player on it.