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    OK. First- you need to be aware that game developers such as Raven heavily modify the q3a engine and add their own code to it.

    If they didnt- it would be IMPOSSIBLE to have the games we have today built from the stock q3a engine simply because the stock q3a engine is pathetic.

    Examples- Medal of Honor and Jedi knight 2.
    The Developers did massive engine upgrades to get these games looking and performing as well as they do. Remember Soldier of Fortune? Remember how it used the GHOUL engine to render what seemed impossible to render in the Quake2 engine?
    Thats what im talking about.
    Stock q3a engine-crap. IMO of course, and im entitled to it.
    q3a engine with improvements- awesome.

    Despite my hatred for q3a/ID software, I thougoughly enjoy(ed) the games out there based on its engine.

    A quick rundown of what Soldier of Fortune will include.
    Quake III: Team Arena Engine Enhanced With:
    - GHOUL 2 Rendering System
    - TORR Terrain System
    - LICH AI System
    - ICARUS2 Scripting System
    - Dynamic Sound and Music System

    So sure- the q3a engine is good to build from, but theres alot of needless time wasting going on if ID would stop being so anal and support some features by default. (sound technologies, lighting and other things)

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    Hmmmm... I wouldn't say the Q3A engine is crap, personally... what do you think of id's work with the Doom 3 engine?

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    From a tech point of view- pretty awesome if they do actually pull it off and support the technology that is out there. (and keep supporting it/new technologies)

    Unlike with q3a where that wanker carmack refused to include eax support because 'its a gimmick we can do without'. Problem with that twerp is that he wants to dictate what technology is and isnt used and it dont work that way. You support what is out there and dont be a friggen wanker. (read- the ppl that left ID because of the Doom3 project)

    From a gaming point of view- itll be lacking in every way for sure. They havnt pulled a game out of their asses since quake.
    By game i mean game.
    as in- entertaining, challenging, story, goals, skill involvement etc.

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    yea i agree with what u're sayin, but i'm just sayin, it cant be too bad if its one of the most used engines around. albeit heavily modified each time..
    Q3a did what id wanted it to do..and what many fans wanted.
    It got many 90%+ reviews. i dont think it would have achieved this if it was a bad game. or if it wasnt at least entertaining. you could probably now say that it doesnt have some of your other qualities that you mentioned....ie. its not challenging, ****/no story and ****/no goals. well. being a MP game, you cant really blame them for skimping on those aspects. And with Skill involvement, well i guess all you gotta do is point and click, but once again, thats what makes it soo accessible to soo many ppl. first time players can grab the controls and get a few frags, unlike some of the newer games, where they wouldnt have a chance. It was meant to be a fast paced, full on game. and by utilizing the simple control method, simple weapons, and "no skill needed" game play, it achieves this. Some ppl just wanna jump into a game, get a few frags, and just tune out, without having to learn all the ins and outs of every weapon, every control, every feature..basically just jump in without having to think. that's what the game was designed for. and it achieves this

    bah. i dont even know why i'm defending it. its just a game! lol. and one that i dont even play anymore. so who cares?
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    Personally....I prefer the unreal engine, much easier for modding/mapping IMO. But then again, I haven't had that much experience with the q3a engine whereas I have with the Unreal engine, maybe i'm just being bias :D
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    Hmm ive not played Diablo 2 expansion but i finished diablo 2 and the video did seem to lead onto a third game.
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    D2 end vid leads onto the d2 expansion.

    d2 expansion leads onto....
    nope, not tellin. :)

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