With over 24k downloads and counting and more interest than anyone here at Rush ever expected we are proud to announce the release of version 1.5 of the brink Configurator created by our very own RJayW.
Over the past week since release we have had a lot of companies parsing the application such as PC Gamer, Steam, File Planet just to name a few and we would like to thank them for the support they have given this application as development continues to improve it as much as possible.
Our Brink config program has now hit over 14,000 downloads in 4 days with a new version of the program released every day so far
Thanks to everyone for supporting the tool and we will continue to add cvars when useful ones are found!
Its early days for brink, it has multiple issues with performance which will hopefully be fixed in the coming days
Stayed tunned to rush-zone for all the latest Brink information!
For quite some time now, the competitive first person shooter community have been without a new refreshing title to replace the previous successful ones, but this era might have come to an end with the release of Brink. As the game is developed by the Splash Damage team it already looks promising, as they have been known to support the competitive community in various ways with their previous titles, however a quiet fear still dwells amongst the competitive FPS fans,
who fear that Brink might be yet another game that cater more to the public side of gaming rather than the competitive clan community. In this article I will try to sum up a few things that might help Brink in becoming the next popular title in eSport.
So first of all let us take a look at what Brink has to offer in terms of gameplay. To those new the Splash Damage shooters you should know that they have been known to have a steep learning curve which require huge amounts of dedication and skill to master.
The Portal 2 Authoring Tools include versions of the same tools we used to make Portal 2. They'll allow you to create your own singleplayer and co-op maps, new character skins, 3D models, sound effects, and music.
Here's what's included:
- Updated version of Hammer, the Source level editor
- Updated Faceposer
- Example maps and instances to help build new maps
- Updated suite of command-line compiling utilities
Our Brink config program v1.2 can now be found on the frontpage of www.fileplanet.com
This program is to be used with the Brink it allows you to configure settings that are not in the in game menus.
Those playing TF2 have probably noticed the main screen changing, showing the upcoming Saxxy Awards accompanied by..erm..that sound...bit dubious isn't it? Those up to date with their update history will know the replay update was last, and the Saxxy Awards directly link with this update.
It's basically in a nutshell, an Oscar/Grammy/Britt awards rip off, for TF2 movies. The TF2 community has in the past produced some simply outstanding video's, which I think is helped by the fact the the official ones from Valve are fantastic.
The full list of categories for the awards are as follows: