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TrueCombat Beta 1.0 Nears Release
7:13 AM | Eddie Park | Comment on this story

Fans of Quake III mods such as Urban Terror will probably be interested in an upcoming mod in the same vein. Enitled TrueCombat, it's described as a realism-based mod, this time with an even heavier emphasis on the realism factor, to the point of referring to itself as a "superreal conversion". Featuring a host of real world weapons and player models, the upcoming version beta 1.0 promises the following features:

  • Tactical mode wherein you aim using the iron sights of the actual gun; read: no crosshairs.
  • Two teams, different mission objectives, emphasising realistic team tactics.
  • Scriptable mission objectives in maps.
  • The ability for different weapons to penetrate different objects with varying degrees of success.
  • Realistic sounds for both enviroment and player.
  • The addition of C4 and smoke grenades to your arsenal.
  • New attachment system for weapon upgrades (scopes, silencers, laser sights, etc.).
  • Brand spankin' new models for the weapons and player.
  • A host of new animations for weapon reloads, player movement, etc.
  • Realistic lens flares, glare, and flash blend effects.
  • Voice commands for quick communication with teammates.
  • The choice between 4 different huds, including the old-school flavor from previous builds.
Beta 1.0 is currently scheduled to see release this Friday, June 13th. Those interested in seeing the title in action can find screenshots, weapon sight shots, and various animations at the official site, which can be accessed through the link below. The mod will be completely Mac-compatible, and according to TrueCombat's official forums a native installer is in the works.

TrueCombat


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