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The Quakecast
A new podcast celebrating video games, Quake and the games it inspired. Your hosts are ArrrCee and dumptruck_ds. The first episode is just a chat between hosts but upcoming guests include Ionous and Joshua Skelton. More to come!

Hosted on Podbean and available on iTunes.
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Episode 46

This ep showcases a new test server where mappers can upload and test mp maps easily.

You'll need a login available at: Ask for m3ssia! 
Episode 47 Ivar Hill's Core Decay

Dumptruck welcomes Ivar Hill to discuss his in-development, indie shooter "Core Decay". Inspired by games like Descent, Deus Ex and the System Shock series, "Core Decay" promises puzzle solving, satisfying combat and deep storytelling. The project recently has added team members as development ramps up for its beta release later this year. Get all the details of this striking new IP in episode 47 of the Quakecast.

Ivar's website:
Core Decay website:
Core Decay Discord: 
Epsiode 48 Greenwood's Scoops And More

Greenwood is back with more of his Vanilla Scoops! Great maps you may have missed from across the Quake Mapping universe. Also a quick preview of some new projects... both real and rumored! Including Castle Zanthu, Quoth rumors and Jokejam.

Tony "Frogger" Boyer
Staging Point

Benson "El-Magoo" Russell
The Keldjoran Outpost

Peter "Hrimfaxi" Sørensen
Sewage devastation

Greenwood's Castle Zanthu

Jokejam announcement

Quake Mapping Discord 
Episode 49 - Michael Markie - Composer

Yeshche odin otlichnyy podkast! Michael Markie is a composer of game music, a sound designer. a competitive player and a Quake mapper. In this episode, Michael walks us through his journey from dealing with flaky musicians to composing for a multitude of projects including the Quake Champions Pro League. And if that wasn't enough, he's the composer of our new theme song. GG Markie! 
Episode 50 ArrrCee Vs. Doom Eternal

To celebrate episode 50, JCR and dumptruck_ds welcome ArrrCee back to the show to catch him up on recent Quake releases and share a deep dive into Doom Eternal. Also, Greenwood has another Vanilla Scoop from one of the Quake scene's most respected mappers.

ArrrCee on YouTube

JCR on YouTube

dumptruck_ds on YouTube

Scampie's Dead Memories

Map Jam 6

Scampie's Latest Copper Map

Thanks to Michael Markie for our great theme music! 
Episode 50 
What is this thing? 
Quake is popular now!? 
It Is! 
Episode 51 Zigi

Show notes:

This episodes welcomes zigi, Quake mapper, YouTuber, game tattoo aficionado and the owner of two Swedish Vallhunds. zigi's involvement in the Quake community came into focus after some traumatic loses in his personal life. Hear how he's turn loss into creative momentum and much more, including some lawlessness in his early gaming years! Here are some links where you can find zigi:

Youtube -
Twitch -
Twitter -
Discord -
zigi's maps on Quaddicted -

Greenwood on YouTube:
dumptruck_ds on YouTube:
Theme song courtesy of Markie Music 
Episode 52 M3ssiah And Nico

Nico and m3ssia school dumptruck_ds on the latest developments in Quake mulitplayer community in North America and beyond. In a small amount of time, the North American Quakeworld community has seen a resurgence with new players and new events. Inspired by the European Quakesword scene, the community continues to grow along with a new slate of events. Listen for tips on how to get involved in the mulitplayer Quake scene, whether you are new to the game or returning after many years!

More info and matchmaking here: 
awesome episode. i'm excited to play quake MP again. what client are the cool kids using? 
I think ezQuake is the client included with nQuake. And that seems to be the client of choice but you can get more updated info at the Discord linked in the show notes. 
reminds me of warsow. nice! thanks 
Episode 53 Dwell With Fairweather 
fairweather joins us in this episode to chat up the fantastic new multi-episode Quake project "Dwell." Among other things, we'll discuss why the team decided to embrace Copper for this project. Also, how the Quake community can learn a thing or two from the Doom community and a whole lot more!

Get Dwell Episode 1 here:


Danz modelling on Twitter:

Copper Mod (not required for Dwell):

Phasewarp mod:

Theme Music by Markie Music:

In the Keep podcast:

Quake Mapping on Discord: 
Episode 54 Graven With Chris Holden

Chris Holden, lead level designer for 3DRealm's upcoming fantasy FPS Graven reveals how the team is using a blend of old and new technology to create the game. Chris discusses his start in the industry, his personal and professional journey so far, and much more.

Find Graven on Steam here:
And Chris online: 
Episode 55 Arms Of Asgard With Ryanscissorhands

ryanscissorhand's "Arms of Asgard" is an ambitious new "complete weapons conversion" mod for Quake, currently in beta for both single player and multiplayer. The mod dates back to the early 2000s and was completely re-imagined once ryanscissorhands re-discovered the Quake modding scene back in May of 2020. Ryan is also hosting a QuakeC tutorial series on Twitch and YouTube in addition to other projects both big and small. 
Episode 56 Jpal

Jpal joins Greenwood and dumptruck to discuss his journey from his first ever installation of Quake on a Pentium 100 to his mapping rampage in 2020. Lots of great tips for new mappers in this episode. Also, hear how the next generation of mapping has already begun with Jpal's daughter joining the ranks of the Quake community! Will there still be new map releases in 25 years!?!

All of Jpal's maps on Quaddicted:

Jpal on YouTube 
Excellent new episode with the smej2-team. Really looking forward to the release. 
Episode 57 Smej2 Crew 
Woops I posted everywhere but here! 
Episode 58 REVEL (Darkplaces To Unreal)

When the global pandemic halted his career overnight, Carlos "REVEL" Lizarraga decided use this time to make a game. This episode examines Carlos' adventures creating the world of "SPRAWL," a hardcore retro FPS set in an endless cyberpunk megapolis. Carlos and his coding partner Hannah, are crafting an impressive game world inspired by 90's music and movies. If you're even remotely curious about using the Quake engine for an indie game project, this episode is a must.

You can find Carlos and Hannah's fine work on 
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