|A Dead Cat Exclusive ~ CTF-Crater of Snipers][|
|Posted by Toonces T. Cat on Wednesday, May 9, 2001 4:30 PM CDT|
Dale "Hobi-Wan" Hobill, author of several Dead Cat favorites such as CTF-Boom Boom Bridge, CTF-Ice Flow, and CTF-Twisting Jungle, is giving us first crack at the refined version of his new map CTF-Crater of Snipers][. This map, in the finest Hobi-Wan tradition, has some off-the-meter weirdness built into it. Of course, our Low-Gravity environment serves to exacerbate the map's unusual aspects.
CTF-Crater of Snipers][ is unique in a number of ways. First and foremost, all of you sniping whores out there will think you've died and gone to heaven...The place is simply lousy with Sniper Rifles and their attendent ammo pick-ups. Second, and of equal importance, if you have really great sniper cover, it is possible to score with a single dodge move. While testing the map, I used this technique against the Cat Bots for about 3 or 4 flags until they picked up on it...After that they made mince-meat out of me. If you like the character of CTF-Ice Flow mixed with the carnage and on-demand accuracy of Instagib, then you'll probably like CTF-Crater of Snipers][.
|The Dead Cat Servers are Updated with the UT v4.36 Patch|
|Posted by Toonces T. Cat on Tuesday, May 8, 2001 3:30 PM CDT|
The Dead Cat servers have been updated with the UT 4.36 patch. This has a couple of implications for many players that could possibly keep you out of the game unless you check a few things first:
1.) The 4.36 patch does NOT allow all of the older patches to play on the server. If you are not already at the 4.36 patch, DO IT NOW...I have made the 4.36 patch available on the website for everyone.
2.) The DE Mod that the 4.36 patch will install on your machine is fully compatible with the version that the servers are running. If for some strange reason, you experience a version conflict error, I have made a zip file of the de.int and the de.u from the .56 server. It is also available on the Filez page just below the link for the patch. If you are already at the 4.36 patch and get this error, just replace the two DE files and you should be able to get right on the server.
Here's the detailed scoop on exactly what the patch changes or corrects:
Version 436 is completely network compatible with all previous public releases
***Version 436 servers support only 432 and above clients***
- fixed joystick button handling code
|Custom Instagib Maps for the Stuffed Cats Server|
|Posted by Toonces T. Cat on Thursday, May 3, 2001 4:30 PM CDT|
What's wrong with this picture?
The map will be available for selection through the MapVote3 window at the end of each game. There are two differences of note between this map and any other map set to the Instagib mode:
1.) You will spawn with an Enforcer in your hand and will have to pick up an ESR. The Enforcer is fully functional until you exhaust the ammo.
2.) The Translocators will remain operational throughout the game. This change places a whole new spin on Instagib. Hitting a a player that is proficient with the Translocator is a bit more of a challenge than hitting one without it.
The zip file is available on the "Filez" page or you may take the push. Remember, that MapVote3 is set up to allow a map to be played only two times in a row. After that it is removed from the selection list until another map has been played. If this works and everyone likes having the option, I am open to suggestions regarding other maps as candidates for this modification.
|Pixs and Stats Page for the Dead Cats vs. the Robot-Clan|
|Posted by Toonces T. Cat on Sunday, April 29, 2001 7:30 PM CDT|
The Dead Cat Instagib Squad...
The games stats also tell the same story. If there was a significant and defining difference in the match, it was the superior Dead Cat teamwork. The offense was terrific, but the defense was simply spectacular!
I've prepared two large pages of high resolution screenshots of the game. The link to the second page is at the bottom of the first page. Follow the links below to see them. I have also made a permanent archive of the ngWorldStats page of the game. The link to the stats page is also listed below and on the screenshot pages.
To see a large collection of high resolution screenshots follow the links below:
To see a statistical breakdown of the game click on the link below:
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