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8:14 AM | Andy Largent | Comment on this story

The Marathon Open Source page has had a very interesting update recently, noting that three new gametypes are now available for the enhanced Marathon 2/Infinity engine known as Aleph One. You can now download and play on maps made specifically for Rugby, Capture the Flag, or Defense. Here's a clip from the site explaining more:

Benad has released Aleph One BNG, which stands for Benad's Net Games. The package comes with his Aleph One Netgame software development kit (SDK), which includes a tweaked copy of Pfhorte, an old level editor that has been modified to allow you to create new kinds of network levels. Download the package from our friends over at the Archives. But first, you might want to read about the new types of games you'll be playing:


Rugby:

The goal is to take the ball (the red ball) to the base of any other team other than yours. If you take the ball to your own base, it will reappear at its initial location on the map.


Capture the flag:

Take the flag (ball) of any other team to your own base. The initial location of your flag is inside your base. If you touch your own flag, it will return to your base. When you take the flag of another team to your base, the flag will return to the other team's base.


Defense:

The goal is that one player of any attacking team stays in the hill a total of more than half the time limit. The defending team is the "Slate" team (the first team in the menu). All other teams are attacking teams.

This is a very creative use of the open source engine. It looks like they're having a few version problems, though, and so this version is running with an older build of Aleph One. Look for an update soon, but for now, play on!

Benad's Net Games (4.3MB)
Marathon Open Source Site


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