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UT2004 Mod Tool

Epic sends along news of a new tool release for Unreal Tournament 2004 modification authors:

As part of Epicís commitment to providing outstanding support and features for mod authors using Unreal Tournament 2004 as a mod platform, Epic integrated a licensed version of the Impersonator speech and facial animation tool from OC3 Entertainment ( http://www.oc3ent.com/home.htm ), making it easy for mod authors to create realistic and emotive talking characters. Impersonator support is integrated directly into the UT2004 game editor, UnrealEd, once UT2004 is patched to version 3204. Epic Games and OC3 Entertainment are today releasing tools, samples, and documentation for Impersonator, available at http://unreal.epicgames.com/files/UT2004ImpersonatorPack.zip ."

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19. Say what? May 27, 2004, 22:08 StreetPreacher
 
Epic second fiddle to Valve? How in the world would you justify that statement?

By my count, Epic has actually shipped *3 AAA title games* since Valves last one that they're STILL relying on for revenue.

Don't get me wrong, I thought HL1 was a great game 'n all, and I'm sure that HL2 will be great too, but I hardly think that releasing a good game every 6 or 7 years makes everyone else who's actually out there shipping product year after year (like Epic and id) "second fiddle."

 
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18. Re: No Subject May 27, 2004, 09:59 Baudkarma
 
Well, Valve has done quite a bit towards the community too. They released patches and updates and new maps for HL for several years after it was released.

I suspect part of the reason that Epic is trying so hard is that they're trying to get gamers in the habit of buying a new version of UT every year. If supporting the community and releasing updates every few months means a significant percentage of your customers will "renew their subscription" at the end of the year, then it makes good business sense.

I'm surprised Epic hasn't taken a page from Quickens playbook, and put "upgrade coupons" in the game that are good for $5 or $10 off next years version. I know they offered a rebate with the cover from the manual, or whatever, but who hangs on to that?



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17. Re: No subject May 27, 2004, 09:58 Gandhi
 
Epic is second fiddle, but I figure they're doing more work than Valve towards the community.

Epic is a much larger company then Valve. They have pumped out more games, and their engine has been liscensed for other games more then Valve's Source. When it comes to community involvement, Valve plays second fiddle to Epic, IMO.

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16. No subject May 27, 2004, 07:46 Tanto Edge
 
Anyone else notice how hard Epic is working in spite of being second fiddle to Valve?

Maybe I'm stepping across the wrong line (line nonetheless) but if you consider their style differences, I'm really comparing apples and oranges.

But I digress, for I am debating the view from a business point.

Point being: Epic is second fiddle, but I figure they're doing more work than Valve towards the community.
I can't quite understand why that is... though I suspect it has largely to do with people's preferences in terms of style. That being that Valve's is superior in the mind's eye to Epic.

....eh?

 
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15. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 27, 2004, 07:12 complicity
 
part 2 of the community bonus pack 2 will be released tomorrow, so be sure to snag that as well.
The release of CBP2 Part 2 has been pushed back to May 29 now.

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14. No subject May 26, 2004, 21:34 Elf Shot The Food
 
http://www.planetjailbreak.com/

Jailbreak mod for UT2004.

 
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13. No subject May 26, 2004, 19:40 StreetPreacher
 
The way these guys keep supporting the community is just unbelievable. I don't think you could ask for more.

 
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12. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 18:38 Krovven
 
http://www.unrealtournament.com/ut2003/ct_phase2/winners.php

Doesnt have "all" mods, but it has the ones that are worth playing.

 
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11. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 18:13 J/K
 
This has actually been out for a few days now

no, that was part one of the UT4(!) CBP.

 
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10. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 17:44 Syntarsus
 
Also, part 2 of the community bonus pack 2 will be released tomorrow, so be sure to snag that as well.

This has actually been out for a few days now:

http://www.planetunreal.com/cbp/

 
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9. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 17:32 Gandhi
 
Those 2 onslaught levels released for Windows XP only as a promotion by msft/atari

Ahhh, I see. Already got those the day they came out. I have downloaded Red Orchestra, but have not had the time to check it out. Will try it out this weekend. Hope there are some servers out there to play in.

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8. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 17:20 Ryan
 
what's the "xp" bonus pack ?

Those 2 onslaught levels released for Windows XP only as a promotion by msft/atari.

Non-xp specific versions on filerush:

http://www.filerush.com/download.php?target=ut2004-onsbonusmappack.rar

 
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7. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 17:03 BicycleRepairMan
 
http://mods.beyondunreal.com/

Modworks at BU is a cool idea and all, but its also a joke in certain ways, the highest rated mod for UT2004 is ActionUT, and thats not even released yet... Also, some fanboys tend to vote 1 for every mod thats not their favourite. So unless the voters become registered and obvious spammers are deleted, just ignore the rankings on the mods..

Also, Mod database is always helpful
http://www.moddb.com/

Released UT2004 mods so far: Deathball and Red Orchestra http://www.deathball.net http://www.redorchestramod.com



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6. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 15:49 Gandhi
 
what's the "xp" bonus pack ? Never heard of that one.

Also, part 2 of the community bonus pack 2 will be released tomorrow, so be sure to snag that as well.

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5. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 15:23 Ryan
 
I finally picked up ut2k4 last night, but haven't played yet (I left my comp torrenting RedOrchestra, the patch and the community and "xp" bonus packs, so I'll be all set to play tonight)

Anything else I need?


 
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4. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 15:20 J/K
 
the Neotokyo mod looks really interesting. if it plays as good as it looks.. wow.

 
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3. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 14:44 Gandhi
 
SS -

This one is pretty good about listing mods. Even have a progress estimator, that is usually quite good about showing when to expect a mod to be release

http://mods.beyondunreal.com/

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2. Re: Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 14:32 sc4r4b
 
Check this out...

http://www.mechnex.net/



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1. Anyone know a list of mods? May 26, 2004, 14:27 Silent Sorrow
 
For UT 2004? Is there one particular place that gathers them all up with descriptions and such?

I'd particularly like to know if anyone has done a mecha-type mod for the game.

 
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