Pariah: James Schmalz Interview

We recently got a chance to fire off some questions to James Schmalz of Digital Extremes about their upcoming Unreal Engine powered game called Pariah. Pariah is set on a futuristic Earth with an anti-hero character that is a doctor of all things. The game is the first big venture outside of the Unreal Universe for DE Team. As with all things here at […]

Synthetic Benchmarking: Good or Obsolete?

A-KO recently told me about a discussion on the Guru of 3D forums regarding the ATI/NVidia Driver cheating debate.  I wanted to chime in from an avid Unreal gamer’s POV.  The discussion of who does what with their drivers for 3DMark Scores’ sake is no longer valid in my opinion.  The days of Futuremark, or any other ‘sythentic’ gaming benchmark, are gone.  While the benchmark is fun to use and watch, it is no longer relevant in ‘real […]

Map Review: DM-Stalwart ][

Welcome to my first Unreal Ops Map Review. I will be using SwitchyB’s criteria for reviewing maps. I would like to note that my review is based on a player’s perspective. I have mapped with the unrealed, but my skillz are not up to par with most of the Unreal mapping community.  Before you start please review […]

UeD Tutorials By Rachel Cordone

Advanced xEmitters and xEmitter Properties In this tutorial I am going to cover the properties of emitters and show you how to make various effects with them. Feel free to skip the first section if you are only trying to make one effect in particular. There are 4 groups in the xEmitter’s properties that we […]

UnWheel Mod Interview

Thanks to Kenneth “Shrimp” Watson for giving his time to set down and do this interview. Also thanks for answering my questions in full and giving almost every little detail I wanted to know.  Here is the interview… r3v:   First of all, can you tell me a little about yourself, such as name, age, where you are […]

UeD Tutorials By Rachel Cordone

Unreal Editor Beginner Tutorial So you’ve decided to start making levels for Unreal Tournament 2003, but have no idea where to begin? This basic tutorial will get you far enough to start making maps of your own, whether you are a complete beginner or already proficient in another 3d program. Although it might seem overwhelming […]

Weapons Preview

In keeping with an Unreal Ops tradition we are happy to bring you a new Weapons Preview.  This time we take a look at the weapons that are from the upcoming Single Player first person shooter Unreal 2: The Awakening.  To do some background for this article I had to break out and dust off the […]