VALVe have done it again. A full 365 days since the new Inferno was first shown to the public in a beta state and the Counter Strike staple de_dust2 has been re-released. Visually the update is a complete overhaul of the map. Not a single stone has been left un-textured as the historic map once set in the middle east has become a small North African town. The bland pallette of yellows and browns has been mixed up and a splash of colour and visual fidelity has been added to the map.
Textures are quadruple the size what they were previously meaning you’ll no longer have to wonder if it was a head or a bit of rock you just shot at however, sadly, our friendly Chickens are [...]
When is racism acceptable in this day and age? Never? Thought so.
As time moves on, and we see more and more UK CS veterans retire from competitive Counter-Stike, we always seek comfort in knowing there’s a new generation of players ready to slide into their shoes. Some even go as far as to say that the scene will improve when the new generation take over as we could lose this “mix” mentality we seem to have been stuck with for the last 7+ years.
However, events came to light tonight which made me seriously question the possible pros of the future, and made me realise we could be in a lot worse shape than we are now.
Reports started to surface [...]