The Ruins of Oehm (oehm.pk3) was an early custom Q3 map that was popular on some ProMode servers. It vanished when all those Quake-era game-files websites died off. It's not the GREATEST MAP EVER (as I remember) but it's basically the only map that I used to run on my server which I now can't find, anywhere. Kind of annoying! If anyone out there happens to have a copy it would be cool to take a peek at it.
historical / dead / unarchived download locations:
- aless's website @ qscene.de . qscene.de died some time in 2001.
- Khaile's QWfix mod @ q3w. Q3W stopped hosting sites around Feb. 2001. I don't know if DOOMer et al. would have access to an archive of these. Khaile ( twitter.com/jeb_ ) might have some of his old files.
Further notes which may or may not be helpful (bear in mind I am not a CPM/CPMA player) :
Per web.archive.org/we...:80/index2.html , oehm was supposed to make it into the 'next promode release'. This would have been around CPM Beta 28 (May 2000; promode_beta28.zip) and the Lansanity 0.85 (July 2000; CPM_Lansanity_085.zip) versions. I have not found a trove of beta maps in the old versions of CPM I could locate. Each time it has been cpm1-cpm4 or no maps at all.
It does mean that the map may have made it onto official CPM FTP(s). If so, that still doesn't help us much, because webspiders generally didn't index FTPs.
A few new CPM maps appeared in this period (e.g., Prophecy by Mr.CleaN, Old School by r_speeds), so it's possible that there might have existed some kind of beta/test compilation pack of new submissions... somewhere.
shiva might have been Polish player t5.shiva , if that helps anyone.
There are no search engines available for this kind of work, so progress comes in fits and starts. Was there anything like www.gametracker.com/search/q3/ or www.gs4u.net/en/quake3/ operating back in 2000? (As in: web-browser list of servers instead of a program like gamespy or qtracker to download.) I've used archives of theclq.com a bit, but if there's some 'obvious' resource that everyone used back in the day, please advise.
(edit: Lest the final paragraph sound like a non sequitur, I have occasionally found missing maps via 'maps we play on our server' resources.)
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I have one more thread I'm following up which might strike gold, but we'll have to wait and see.
Meantime if anyone does have any PK3s that aren't already in the archive as per that link on Quake3World, please do get in touch. I'm trying to make it as complete as possible and will hopefully issue a better-sorted, even more comprehensive torrent at some point medium term.
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I was going to make a topic about finding japanese mapper maps but lvl errored out. I know there's more than coral/fs3dm1-3 out there.