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  1. Chronohunter45

    Vanilla Doom smooth weapons

    Fraggle, I did something similar back in 2014/2015 at the tail end of Perk's smooth weapons thread. I went about taking the smoother sprites and implemented a demo-compatible DEHACKED modification of it, complete with all frames and a couple of vanilla frame fixes (such as fullbright attack frames of monsters). In order to do so, I stole a few frames here or there from some items/objects in the game. Examples: -Armors no longer "flicker" bright to dark -Health potions and armor helmets are no longer animated -Arachnotrons have the same plasma ball as the player now (which I honestly prefer, never made sense to be green to me) Anyways, it looks like it was lost to time, and since Perk's thread is now 2 years old un-bumped, I figured I'd post it here in case it helps you out at all. The DEHACKED is embedded in the WAD. Use SlumpED or something similar to access it. Cheers. https://allfearthesentinel.net/zandronum/download.php?file=boom_enhanced1_18.wad or https://allfearthesentinel.net/zandronum/wadinfo.php?id=3358
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    Nvidia launches RTX 2000 series

    Truth. I look forward to this path more so than VR, which to me seems like a gimmick (unless its being used for simulators, which in that case I'm really hyped and hope for a virtual cockpit for flight simulators). My comment was more so to point out the irony.
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    What is the closest you've been to death?

    Maybe not here, but if you ever posted on 4chan, I think I've read the story or a similar one before. I've almost died too many times to list. Most recent was due to some high school kid on his bicycle cutting in front of a hyundai (which was in front of me). I was on my motorcycle. It was a blind curve. The hyundai disappeared around the turn, and as I just started to roll into it, the hyundai reappeared in a dead stop. 2 lane traffic. Opposite lane was an oncoming bus. I opted to smash into the stopped hyundai. A near-shattered knee and totaled bike later (near totaled hyundai as well), I found myself standing up in the middle of the road, while everyone did the "are you okay?" and "stay down!" gambit, searching instinctively for the cause. I saw the kid. Rage consumed me. I sprinted on my injured knee, while he pedaled away on his bike. Chucked my helmet at him, hit him, but he kept going. Then the adrenalin wore off.
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    Nvidia launches RTX 2000 series

    I honestly just find this whole obsession with ray tracing hilarious. ATI did this 10 years ago with the HD 4800 series. They had that Crossfire 4800 series live rendered ray tracing tech demo. No one cared. But when Nvidia does it...
  5. Not sure exactly how long ago it was, but during the development of UDM3, I had 3 maps to contribute that were roughly 90% done. They were also saved to one of those infamous 500GB Seagate Sata 7200.11 drives... I lost more than just those maps - I lost photos of family, high school, music I had made, you name it. I learned the value of regular back ups that day - as well as how powerful RIPlinux and ddrescue are. I salvaged some data, but not all. Still have the drive in hopes that one day I can recover it.
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    Best pre-2000 game mods of all time?

    Quake MEGA TF Counterstrike Dwango Tag
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    What Video Game Are You Currently Playing?

    Quake Champions Space Beast Terror Fright Duck Game PUBG Hard Reset Doom 64
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    RIP 802.11, 1997-2017

    Wait, I'm confused... How does this effect RADIUS setups? Is the vulnerability specific to WPA2 AES personal? Or enterprise with handshakes and PKI? I read that this was only relevant to your basic ISP modem with built in wifi... Did more come of this?
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    What keeps people hooked on Overwatch?

    You're doing god's work, son.
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    What PWADs invoke the most nostalgia for you?

    It was from 1997? I had no idea. I have two directories for files - one for Getwad, and another one I built over the years which has it dated as 2001. I always assumed it was much older, but sure enough the one from Getwad is dated 1997. Thank you. Ah, my foot tastes wonderful - but needs more salt. That's what I get for only checking the first two pages. That's a thing? Born in 1987, but truth be told I only had access to doom back in 94/95 at a friend's house - my folks would never have let it fly...they had no idea. They were the anti-MortalKombat types. Winquake over Mplayer was my first fps internet deathmatch experience. Novalogic's F 22 Raptor was my first internet multiplayer experience period. 128 players on Novaworld, baby! And that was 1997. Way ahead of its time.
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    What PWADs invoke the most nostalgia for you?

    Ctrl+f No EARTH.wad? Really? So innovative for its time back in '94, and its still a blast to this day. I constantly host it. Multiplayer? UDM.wad. All day. Then there's the stuff from the old MJ Doom page I stumbled upon way back like the original Simpsons Mod, School Doom 2, and Batman Doom 2. Afterwards, any of the below do it for me: Dwango5 Dwango6 AZDwango DCDwango LBDwango DOOMMALL.wad (might be mall.wad, not sure) PLAYPEN6.wad SON, DO YOU EVEN POINT OF DEPARTURE? TNTBlood and I can't remember, but the old west one with the chaingun replaced by dual revolvers.
  12. Doom and the doomworld community have aged like fine wine to me. Many of us have been here to witness both tragedy and success, such as members passing away/taken before their time and others moving on to create their own games respectively. By far the most fascinating to me is how much the mapping architecture has changed over the years. Seeing limit-removing source ports open up the future to larger and more complex maps may not seem like that big of a deal to many newer members, but for myself at least the vast contrast between your circa 1995 DEU generated map and a modern Lutz map is quite extraordinary... ...and the realization that I've been around to witness it and map some maps of my own makes that experience all the more precious. Also, I think I still hold the current longest active member/lowest post count card. At this rate I'll never see a custom title.
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    Share a random fact about yourself

    Just people who coded.
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    Share a random fact about yourself

    I've lost count of how many strangers' ribs I have broken.
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    id Software Sets 3 Guinness World Records

    This. Build something well the first time, and it will outlast its creators. Regardless, well deserved record.
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