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WSBN Broadcasts Tonight

Submitted by: Ratorasniki @ 05:00 PM | Tuesday, May 23, 2000 | (url: )

WarWitch sent this along:

The WSBN brings you an epic battle tonight!

S3 goes toe to toe with the Abusive for the #2 rank on the OGL ladder!

Dial in tonight at 6pm PST (9pm EST) as Warwitch brings you his pre-game
show, featuring music and a battlefield interview with =S3= Farm!

Then stick around as the game begins at 7pm PST!

Visit our website:

http://www.wsbn.org for all connect information.

Join us TONIGHT for what is sure to be a groundbreaking shoutcast!

Tell your friends, your tribe, and your foes!

It's time to rock once again with the WSBN!
With both #1 and #2 games being broadcast tonight, it should be an interesting night indeed.

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It Came From TsN!

Submitted by: Ratorasniki @ 04:28 PM | Tuesday, May 23, 2000 | (url: )

5150 takes on Jamz tonight for the #1 rung on the OGL Ladder. Match time is 10 EST, and this promises to be a fun game. Wonderdog and Beatstick have the call, so you can count on some really um...vivid descriptions *winks at wonderdog*.

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Patch Problems?

Submitted by: Calliope @ 11:24 PM | Monday, May 22, 2000 | (url: )

Tribesplayers offers the following advice regarding the Tribes v1.11 patch:

1) The new patch installer "Wise" is allowing partial installs of the wrong patches. Once the wrong patch is applied the users will need to install from the CD. Users need to verify the version number they have and which one they are getting before applying any patch.
2) The patches are looking for a number of files such as Release.txt. If you do not have this file on your client the patches will not apply. I believe this is being manually deleted due to the large number of readme files we are installing(a new one with each patch).

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Want More T2?

Submitted by: Calliope @ 07:42 PM | Monday, May 22, 2000 | (url: )

Still more new Tribes 2 screenshots for you over at Tribesplayers. As always, the images speak louder than my words, so check them out here.

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New Tribes 2 Screenshots

Submitted by: Calliope @ 07:15 PM | Monday, May 22, 2000 | (url: )

Tribes Station, a newly opened site, is celebrating their debut with a trio of exclusive Tribes 2 screenshots that are, in my opinion, quite nice. Check out the shots here, and visit the site here.

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IF vs E5 on TsN

Submitted by: Ratorasniki @ 01:51 PM | Monday, May 22, 2000 | (url: )

Tonight on TsN, Infinite Facet squares off against E5 for the number 13 spot on the OGL ladder. Looks to be a very good game, you should tune in and give it a listen. The match starts at 9 EST.

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Yet More E3 Goodness

Submitted by: Ratorasniki @ 09:32 PM | Sunday, May 21, 2000 | (url: )

Planet Starsiege has posted some more E3 pictures taken by Rifter. Rifter was actually nice enough to send me to pictures when he got back from E3 saying he would wait a while to post them, but i figure since he was going to anyways we'll just hold on to them for later. In the meantime you can check out Rifters new gallery here.

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Tribes 2 Poster

Submitted by: Calliope @ 06:45 PM | Sunday, May 21, 2000 | (url: )

The folks over at Fragtopia have scanned and posted a Tribes 2 poster. You have to see this; it's incredible! Wallpaper, anyone?

To see the poster, click here.

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BWAdmin Updated

Submitted by: Calliope @ 06:29 PM | Sunday, May 21, 2000 | (url: )

I received this in an email today from Barrysworld's Poker:

As promised, BWAdmin has been updated yet again. This time it has contributions from Wizard (author of Team Aerial Combat) and Mental Trousers, both of the TeamPlayers Guild, as well as more from myself.

I believe BWAdmin is possibly the most complete, configurable and
interesting BASE admin mod now. It should seriously be considered by anyone wanting greater control over their servers. It has an extensive feature list, great manual and is an almost indispensible tool for leagues, match admins and players alike.

There are also additional fixes for problems in the vanilla (base) version of TRIBES in this release. No more running over the CTF flag and only returning your own (which was already there) for a start!
BWAdmin is only available to server admin right now, but Barrysworld is welcoming all inquiries.

For all the details of the update, click here.

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WSBN Tonight

Submitted by: Calliope @ 06:21 PM | Sunday, May 21, 2000 | (url: )

WSBN is scheduled to shoutcast the match between Ex Nihilo and The Sodas tonight at 9:00 pm EST for the #18 rung on the OGL ladder. It will be called by Warwitch.

For more information or to connect to the shoutcast, click here.

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Another T2 Screenshot

Submitted by: Calliope @ 02:13 PM | Sunday, May 21, 2000 | (url: )

It's blurred but it's new .. apparently someone just got their pictures back from E3 and found a snapshot
of Tribes 2 in the roll. Check it out here.

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T2: Hands-on Review

Submitted by: Calliope @ 02:07 PM | Sunday, May 21, 2000 | (url: )

The folks over at ZDnet's Gamespot got the chance to play Tribes 2 hands on at E3. Here's a bit of what they had to say:

The gameplay takes place on a number of different planets that will have their own unique appearances, topography, weather, and in some cases, natural disasters. We didn't get to see all the new weather effects, but were told that the completed game would feature snow, rain, lightning storms, quicksand, and more. Fortunately, we did get to see some of the new weapons in action. The newly-revamped disc thrower packs an even bigger punch than before, while the deadly new rocket launcher can fire a tracking smart missile that skims the terrain with unerring accuracy toward a foe that's hundreds of meters away. The only catch with the smart missile is that you'll need an advance scout to spot your enemy for you, and to keep him in sight while the missile is tracking. We watched as a missile was fired toward a low-flying vehicle that tried to swoop behind a nearby hill for cover - but the missile maneuvered just the same, and smashed the vehicle anyway.
The article is general, but it provides some interesting new details on the game. You can read it in it's entirety here.

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TribesIP Updated

Submitted by: Ratorasniki @ 01:21 PM | Sunday, May 21, 2000 | (url: )

Thanks to Cowboy for dropping by our irc channel, #tribalwar, to give us the news:

OK. TribesIP 3.5 is finally done! I've added some cool features, like Individual Server Query, GameServerList.cs search, and a few other things! This one requires mIRC 5.7 or 5.71, and is a breeze to install and use! I have had a LOT of people test this out, I'd like to thank them all for their help -- even though I don't remember hearing of any bug reports
You can grab this very usefull mIRC script at CB's site, or you can grab it directly from his TribesIP Page.

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JAMZ Server Up

Submitted by: Rayn @ 02:08 PM | Saturday, May 20, 2000 | (url: )

ItzGman of JAMZ sent word that they've put up a new server:

"JAMZ has opened up a really great new public server based on the East Coast. Run out of Virginia, the server is on a shared OC 12 connection! ReD's PhAt PuB [JAMZ] IP:128.82.217.43. The owner/operator and admin is redwing of JAMZ. Itz running network outputs of 500/30 for the best ping and framerate possible - @home users should run anywhere from 20 to 50 ping
We can never get enough quality servers, thanks for sending word.

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Dueling Tourney starts soon

Submitted by: Monkey_b @ 09:12 AM | Saturday, May 20, 2000 | (url: )

Word has come from MysT, that his 1v1 dueling tournament will be starting soon. As of yet 119 duelers have signed up, this looks to be a promising event.


Matchups will be posted by Sunday the 21st at 9 PM EST. You can view matchups by visiting the official website.


Feel free to stop by #MDT in Dynamix IRC if you have any questions. Please be sure to review the tournament rules before you begin dueling. Good luck to all contestants.

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