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The Praetorian
date: 20th of July 2001.
Quake3Arena DM/Tourney (maybe Team Deathmatch) level.

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title: The Praetorian
file: praetorian.pk3
author: Dane "DECAY" Kljakovic
email address: **email removed**
URL: none
textures authors: (most of the textures, i've just changed the tone)
author: Nunuk (Nicolas Bouvier)
email address: **email removed**
website: www.planetquake.com/nunuk
(few are taken from meatpak textures by, and they where also recolored)
author: Pete Parisi
email address: **email removed**
website: www.badmeat.com
skybox author: (Socks skybox "Graveyard" was recolored... but it looks as great as the original)
author: Sock
email address: **email removed**
website: www.planetquake.com/simland
(...all these guys are great at what they do. I would suggest to anyone to visit these sites.)

description: Praetorian is a medium space map.
fast and furious jumpad action, good for
1on1's, 2on2's. DM up to 5 people,
I don't think more will work

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play information

skills 0,1,2,3: no
tourney: 1on1 and 2on2 is cool
deathmatch: Space DM (up to 5 ppl)
CTF: no
Bot File (aas): yes
other: no
new sounds: no
new graphics: yes
new music: no

how to play place praetorian.pk3 in your /baseq3/ folder
start quake3arena
hit ~
type /map praetorian
type /addbot <botname> <skill>
hit ~ (to clear the console)

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info

My first Q3A map. The idea was to make a perfect space map that would reach the glory of maps like "The Longest Yard" by ID, "Flying Plutonians" and "Distonic" by Nunuk, "Majesty" by Ned ... Maybe that is to big goal for a first map, but you will judge weather I did it or not : )
Map is a little too difficult for moving thorough, there is way too much falling of the edge.(that is why we have two teleporters) ...but after a while, when you learn the map, there is not that much falling of so playing it becomes fun. I included few shooters just to speed up the action, and because of them mashinegun gets to be more useful weapon. ...by the way, I always wanted a map where BFG isn't too dominant weapon... and I belive this is it!
...hint: One can shoot through the grate : )
Bot's are not playing this level too good. They fall of a lot and never go for floating items (ammo) and BFG... they don't shoot through the grate and I am not sure if they shoot the shooters by mistake or on purpose?

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construction

base: none
editor: GtkRadiant 1.1 by Id Software
other progs: Photoshop 6
know bugs: none known
build time: eternity!!! (I was learning GtkRadiant) ...but when you pile it up, about 3 weeks full time (ten hours a day)

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thanx to ...

Nunuk, Tigger-oN, papri-K, not Nicholas, nullpoint and Squeak for beta testing.
ID, Nunuk, Lunaran, Bal, Ned, Requiem, Charon and other great mappers for inspiration and years of good time in Quake3Arena world. Guys at QMap for advices. My brother Nikola for beta testing, comments and support. Sima for DOS advices. ...and Lunaran for spell checking : )

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Distribution / Copyright / Permissions

Copyright (c) 2001 ray, Decay, **email removed**
All rights reserved.

Quake III Arena is a registered trademark of
id Software, Inc.

This level may be electronically distributed only at
NO CHARGE to the recipient in its current state, MUST
include this .txt file, and may NOT be modified IN
ANY WAY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THIS LEVEL TO BE
DISTRIBUTED ON CD-ROM WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION.

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