The TRIBES: Vengeance Chat
Log on Tribal War recaps an IRC session with some of the folks at Sierra and
Vivendi Universal involved in the production of the next installment in the
TRIBES series of multiplayer shooters. The log has been organized into a Q&A
format, covering a variety of topics ranging from gameplay through the modified
version of the Unreal engine they are using, plans for an open beta, and more.
You had to download maps in T1/2 sometimes. Those were the good ones with custom buildings and such. Even the server side maps were downloaded, but they were only like 100k so it only took a few seconds.