Cepheus - Quake deathmatch

A little 1v1 deathmatch level providing vertical action. Despite its multiplayer purpose, it aims to look good, create mood and immersion. I...


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A little 1v1 deathmatch level providing vertical action. Despite its multiplayer purpose, it aims to look good, create mood and immersion. It's a proof of visual concept for a future single player episode.

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About This Version (1.0.0)

Version: 1.0.0

Released: 17th March 2019 8:52pm

Map name                : Cepheus

Date of completion      : 15/07/2015
Author                  : Adib Murad
E-mail address          : adib.murad@gmail.com
Website                 : www.adibmurad.com

Description             : A little 1v1 deathmatch level providing vertical action. Despite its multiplayer 
                          purpose, it aims to look good, create mood and immersion. It's a proof of visual 
                          concept, for a future single player episode.

Additional credits      : Gregorio Calleres (http://www.calleres.net/) for the soundtrack "Andromeda"

                          Sky texture is a derivative of this image: 

                          Two rosette textures are derivative of portuguese stucco artist 
                          Antonio Enes Morais (http://www.floroes-gesso.com/)

                          Skybox is a derivative of "flatrock" by amethyst7 aka Chris Matz.

                          Item and weapon textures are from Quake Revitalization Project:

                          iD Software for Quake and its stock teleport texture.

Special thanks          : FifthElephant, Shambler, Spirit, MFX, Skacky and QuakeOne community for their testing 
                          and valuable feedback.

                          Ericw for his amazing work on Tyrann's amazing light compiler, which beautified 
                          the level significantly: http://ericwa.github.io/tyrutils-ericw/

                          John Fitzgibbons aka Baker, who provided support on his Fitzquake Mark V engine.

* Play Information *
Game                    : Quake. Tested on Fitzquake Mark V and EzQuake engines.
Single player           : No
Cooperative             : No
Deathmatch              : Yes
Difficulty settings     : No
New sounds              : No
New graphics            : Yes, my Eclectic Architecture texture set and original skybox
New music               : Yes, "Andromeda" by Gregorio Calleres (http://www.calleres.net/)
CD track #              : 01
Demos replaced          : None
WADs used               : Stock Quake, my own
Misc info               : This map should be played with a quake client that supports ".lit" lighting files 
                          and "{" fence textures.
                          Fitzquake Mark V is recommended.
* Construction *

Base                    : None
Editor(s) used          : Worldcraft 3.3 build 1315
Build time              : 3 months.
Known bugs              : None

Compile utilities       : Ericw fork of Tyrutils' QBSP, VIS and Light.


Along with Quake content files (pak0.pak and pak1.pak), you will need a modern engine, like Fitzquake Mark V
or EzQuake.

Extract the map's archive in your quake\id1\ folder. After that, run Quake and press the ~ key (or ┬▓ key) to bring
down the console and play the map by typing this: "map dmcepheus".


Neither I or id Software, are responsible for any damage these files may or
may not cause.  However, it is highly unlikely that any damage will be
caused as a direct result from these files.

Other authors are permitted to use this level as a base to build additional 
levels, provided they include this dmcepheus_readme.txt file and mention 
in the credits:

"This level is based on Cepheus, by Adib Murad. Please see dmcepheus_readme.txt for details".


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This level is copyright 2015 by Adib Murad. All rights reserved.
Distribution of the files outside of the original archive
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1 year ago by MrDamage

Great map :)


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