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Today we've got some new 3D Renders brought to you by Fallout eXtreme!

Next I've got a little info for those of you who are having some firewall problems (Compliments of Karl Burdack).

    "Hi Folks, For those technical minded people that are trying to get tactics working through a firewall, here is a link to the Microsoft site, describing the solution for DirectPlay 7.0, which is used by Fallout Tactics as well.

    It includes information on what ports to forward etc. I would be intereseted to see what kind of results people get... I have no information as yet on what ports GamesSpy Arcade uses.

  • support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q240/4/29.ASP

    - Karl Burdack"

Also the Micro Forte guys made a script for Linux to solve firewall problems. It has been updated by a forum member... Here are the links to the board: Hope that helps you guys out a little bit!
^..^ Krazikatt


Okay I've got some cool stuff for you today, but first some news about the contest...

The Falcon Contest is now over! Good luck and thank you to all who participated. The winner will be posted on the Winners Page sometime on February 7th.

Next, for all of you who've wanted to know a little more about me, Krazikatt, well here's your chance. KellyX at Fallout eXtreme has done an interview with me and asked some very interesting questions. Check it out, you might get a kick out of it. :)

Alright, now for some goodies... Yuri from Freelancer has posted a new poster that he has created. (please note that the "bonus cd's" on this new poster were also created by Yuri, they are not infact the real CD's).

Okay, now that you're done looking at all that fun stuff, jump on over to the Links Page for a new preview from Happypuppy.com.

Also, I know that some of you have been having "black screen" problems with the demos... well, here's a "Black frozen screen solution" from Karl Burdack (Lead Programmer):

    Those people that are getting a black frozen screen when launching the game from gamespy. Try launching the game normally by running it from the start menu, do you still get the black screen?

    If you still get the black screen, try creating a new shortcut to the executable and add the command line option: -nosound

    Try the following:

    • Control Panel
    • Sound and multimedia
    • Audio tab
    • Advanced button in the Sound Playback section
    • Performance tab
    • Turn hardware acceleration up to full"

Okay, I hope that helped you all! Have fun with the other goodies!
^..^ Krazikatt


Hello everyone! Today I've got a ton of links for you to check out!

First of all head over to Fallout eXtreme where you'll find 4 new (exclusive) 3D renders!

Now... if you haven't downloaded the Multiplayer demo yet, then head on over to the Demo page! Here you can either download it from us, or one of many other sites listed!

Alright, last but not least, just check out the Links page! You'll notice that I've added a bunch of new links to interviews, screenshots and more!

^..^ Krazikatt


Pre Order Update!

Now I know there are still a few of you out there who haven't pre-ordered the game yet, so for those of you who are still waiting (for what I don't know!) I just wanted to let you know that the pre-order goodies are halfway gone! If you are interested in getting the Bonus CD and the Camouflage bag you'd better hurry!

Also for those of you who wanted a better look at the camouflage bag, Fallout eXtreme has a pretty good size picture of what it will look like! (do keep in mind that this is a mock-up... it will have a patch where we've pasted the logo).

For more information on the Bonus Mission CD Click Here.

^..^ Krazikatt


So you've had all weekend to play the multiplayer demo and from what I hear on the boards it's definately a hit!

For all of you who are just now realizing that the multiplayer demo is here, you can find a bunch of different places to download it on the Demo Page. (Thanks JC!)

There are also some MP Demo reviews on the Links Page for you as well as a new preview, so go check it out!

^..^ Krazikatt


It's the moment you've all been waiting for...
(well one of the moment's anyway)
..........Drum role please..........


Yep, that's right! Some time after 6:00 tonight (PST) at PC IGN!

Have a good time!
^..^ Krazikatt


Hey Everyone! It's Another Fallout Tactics Chat!

The gang at Duck and Cover is hosting an exclusive chat with the developers of Fallout Tactics in the TacticalPlanet lobby.

  • What: Fallout Tactics developer chat, hosted by TacticalPlanet
  • When: January 31st, 2001. 4pm PST, 7pm EST, 12am GMT (next day)
  • Where: The Tactical Planet room on Gamespy Arcade
  • Who: The developers attending will be Parrish Rodgers, Ed Orman, Karl Burdack, Chris Taylor, a large assortment of talented artists (inlcuding the famous Tariq) and whoever else decides to drop in.

To participate in the chat, you'll need to download GameSpy Arcade, which you can get for free from www.gamespyarcade.com.

^..^ Krazikatt


Hi Everybody!

Today for your enjoyment I've got some links to a really cool Fallout Tactics Trailer! Yep, that's right... IGN and Daily Radar have this great 10MB trailer for you to download.

Also while you're at IGN make sure to check out their latest Fallout Tactics preview! It's all in the Links Section!

Hope ya like it!
^..^ Krazikatt

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