In The Keep Podcast – #07 LocKtar (QuakeWorld Pro)

We are very proud to present the first independent episode of ITK with “The World’s Best DM2 player” himself, Dennis “LocKtar” Larrson. We go in depth about his QuakeWorld career spanning decades, his way of life, his departure from competitive play and a whole lot more in our longest episode yet!

LocKtar/QW Links:

ITK Podcast available: iTunes (soon), Stitcher, Spotify, YouTube, Google Play, Alexa, Soundcloud (soon), or whatever podcast app you prefer.

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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Soundcloud // Youtube // iTunes // Spotify // Google Play // Stitcher

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State of Quake Podcast – Episode 9 PlagueTV

Episode Breakdown

In this episode, special guest PlagueTV joins us as we passionately discuss the confidence (or lack of) in the Quake community, community managers, rumors around id taking over development, on-boarding and inspiring new players, content creation, changes to the duel format, Joe Rogan playing Quake Champions and much much more!

Giveaway!

Don’t forget to enter our Scalebearer Statue Giveaway: playr.gg/contest/uP0XzIM

Timestamps:

  • 1:34 – Plague’s background
  • 4:09 – State of Quake community events
  • 7:41 – The community confidence crisis
  • 9:48 – Quake community management discussion
  • 16:42 – The lack of Quake Champions news
  • 20:20 – id’s involvement in developing Quake Champions / Takeover rumors
  • 24:49 – The importance of on-boarding for new players
  • 31:25 – How to inspire new players to “git gud”
  • 36:35 – The importance of shareable game content
  • 39:06 – The role of content creators in relation to gaming
  • 47:14 – Who should the development team cater to?
  • 50:08 – Where do you see Quake Champions in 2 years?
  • 52:06 – What is your favorite map / champion?
  • 55:10 – What are your top 5 games?
  • 58:40 – Who is your favorite streamer / caster?
  • 1:00:39 – Discussion around changing the current duel format
  • 1:11:53 – More Battle Pass afterthoughts – the XP grind
  • 1:17:50 – Joe Rogan was spotted playing Quake Champions
  • 1:20:18 – TWLOHA – To Write Love On Her Arms shout-out

Be sure to subscribe to these guys and PlagueTV on Twitch!

https://twitch.tv/stateofquake

https://twitch.tv/PlagueTV

Even me if you want https://twitch.tv/SmangoTV

Quake Champions Doom Guy Helpful Beginner’s Guide

Quake Champions Doom Guy

Quake Champions Doom Guy spotlight is for all those Doom fans. Also for all those QC beginners and noobs out there. That might want to know more about him and some helpful fragging tips. The Doom Slayer is better known in the “Doom” Games. Probably even more well known from the 2016 game Doom. With … Read moreQuake Champions Doom Guy Helpful Beginner’s Guide