The Pigeon Classic 2019 Recap Show!

We’re joined by The Keep admins Spaced, Haducant & eXtwofour to discuss the success of our recent Pigeon Classic Annual FPS charity event which raised $600 for the Egyptian Cure Bank. Topics include the Doom Friday Night Survival, the Quakeworld exhibition between BPS & LocKtar, the European dominance in Warfork, Motherload’s experience working with Jehar … Read more The Pigeon Classic 2019 Recap Show!

State of Quake Events for Quake Champions 2019

State of Quake Events

State of Quake Events! Are you looking for some Quake Champions Events to be a part of? Want some amateur action that even YOU can be a part of? THEN LOOK NO FURTHER the State of Quake Events for Quake Champions is here to save the day! State of Quake is a Podcast about Quake … Read more State of Quake Events for Quake Champions 2019

In the Keep // Episode 2: Dots (OpenArena)

In the Keep // Episode 2: Dots (OpenArena) – The State of Quake Podcast

State of Quake is proud to present “In the Keep” hosted by The Motherload of Cthalha’s Keep. In the Keep is an interview-focused series serving the entire Arena FPS community.

Dots is a software developer by day & a member of the NiN Clan, OAC community leader and competitive Open Arena player by night.

Time Stamps

  • 0:45 – Intro
  • 2:21 – Open Arena vs Quake 3
  • 05:24 – Development
  • 06:55 – Maps
  • 06:55 – Open Arena Competitive
  • 09:44 – Being a competitive player / Clan member
  • 11:18 – Tournament organization
  • 13:45 – “I’d never heard of Doom” / winning contests
  • 18:40 – idTech3 engine / OpenArena updates
  • 21:18 – Servers / Mods
  • 24:12 – PROJECTILE DELAG!!!!
  • 25:08 – Teaching a new teammate / recruiting
  • 28:53 – Duel Pools
  • 29:50 – Streaming & casting/eSports
  • 31:50 – The Aftershock mod
  • 33:51 – Settings & specs
  • 36:06 – PROJECTILE DELAG!!!!!
  • 37:29 – Europeans / server locations
  • 39:30 – Reasons to try OpenArena / How to reach out

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State of Quake // Episode 11: Jehar (TastySpleenTV)

Episode Description

In this packed 2-hour episode, we’re honored to have special guest Jehar (Alex Popa) with us. Jehar is the host and creator of TastySpleenTV, he’s been a pillar of the Quake and Doom community for over a decade and is a seasoned esports caster having covered big stage events like Quakecon, Dreamhack and PGL.

Jehar on Twitter

TastySpleenTV on Twitch

Time Stamps

  • 0:27 – State of Quake community events
  • 2:47 – Jehar Intro
  • 6:00 – The origin of Jehar’s gamertag
  • 8:18 – Rotten Rose / The Quakecon proposal
  • 11:34 – How’d you get hooked on Quake?
  • 14:50 – Quake 2 <3
  • 16:12 – Least favorite Quake game
  • 17:40 – Quake mods spawned future game franchises
  • 21:10 – Doom or Quake?
  • 24:44 – Exploration and creativity in video games
  • 28:40 – How’d you get into casting and commentating?
  • 32:10 – TastySpleenTV origins / The Planet Quake days
  • 37:16 – When is a game “dead”?
  • 39:50 – The evolution of streaming
  • 46:50 – Most memorable casting moment
  • 50:30 – Advice to new casters / Jehar’s approach to casting
  • 56:46 – Behind the scenes help
  • 59:28 – Quakecon production
  • 1:00:25 – Casting at Quakecon
  • 1:04:52 – Who do you like to cast with?
  • 1:06:50 – Watching people play video games
  • 1:08:12 – Quakecon then vs now / What is Quakecon like for a newbie?
  • 1:15:00 – Quake: The granddaddy of gaming communities
  • 1:16:54 – The difficulties of modern AAA game development
  • 1:19:00 – Will id ever allow the community to help?
  • 1:26:50 – Jehar’s take on the id/Saber takeover rumors
  • 1:28:33 – What would John Carmack do if he was still at id?
  • 1:34:50 – Bringing people into Quake
  • 1:36:52 – The March patch – do or die?
  • 1:37:58 – What if they pull the plug?
  • 1:39:50 – Apex Legends
  • 1:40:13 – Things we should be thankful for in Quake Champions
  • 1:42:50 – Apex Legends contd’
  • 1:44:46 – Diabotical thoughts
  • 1:49:04 – Is this game alive?
  • 1:51:36 – Doom Eternal thoughts / Spectator mode?
  • 1:54:52 – We’re all part of the same Quake family tree
  • 1:56:08 – What players to look out for in 2019 (NA)

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