ChaosEsque Anthology

ChaosEsque Anthology

ChaosEsque Anthology is a first person shooter. It is a standalone modification of Xonotic which includes extended weapons, maps, vehicles, buildable buildings, mounted weapons, spell casting, monsters, player characters, textures, and game modes.

It has over 100 maps. Some are futuristic, some are ancient, and some are medieval. A few evoke platform games such as sonic, others follow a style more akin to diablo. Some are static maps, others are randomly connected.

There is something to fit your mood. There are mutators that can add mounted weapons in any map, buildings, monsters, foliage, hazards, and even balloons and bumpers. You can fight with futuristic weapons, medieval weapons, and /or hand to hand combat (over 100 weapons). There are also many vehicles (and a mutator to spawn them in maps that do not have them, as is tradition (as you can see)).

You can also set each team to start with different specific weapons if you want to test a theory that you could defeat a well equipped military force with your bolt action rifle or crossbow. Same with vehicles and mounted weapons spawning (you can set which spawn near which team in CTF etc). You can drink wine, potions, learn magic, read scrolls, so on and so forth.

The goal, and much of this has been reached, is to not limit the player.

Special thanks to NASA for images of Earth and Mars.

Minimum system requirements: 

3d Card

External links:
Developer: ChaosEsque Team

Comments

Release 84

New buildables for utilitool, new spawn prefs options, misc features and improvements, important bug fixes.

Updated pkgs:
zzzzz..99999....pk3
z9_buildable....pk3

release 83

More. More weaps, More buildables (moving gates, canopy shield), Built energy generators can be set to local only (pressF) More city gen improvements, Bug fixes, Medeval/Magic Style turrets for medeval turret towers (when set to ancient only for multitool built buildings (default)) (IE: Fire arrows rather than bullets, fireballs rather than missiles, etc), etc. More.

Updated packages for those who want to update that way:
The zzzzz..99999....pk3 (as always)
z9_buildable....pk3
z1_...tilescompiled.pk3
sc_tiles.zip

In the ISO some duplicate _norm maps were symlinked in the texture pack suburbantex 2of3 .pk3 (thus saving space, zip doesn't detect files that are identical...?)

r81

Extensive City Generation Improvements, Spawn Preferences Feature, Spawn permissions for buildings you build, Misc Improvements.

Updated packages:
zzzzzz..99999....pk3 as usual
z1..compiled...pk3
sc_tiles.zip

r79

106 Weapons. City generator improvements (new highrise etc). Buildable building improvements. Misc bugfixes and improvements. DL now!

Updated pkgs:
zzzzzzzzz9999999... as usual
z1...compiled..pk3
sc_tiles.zip
dastower40.pk3

r76: 100 Weapons!

Release 77: In this release we have reached
100 Weapons! (8 new). 4 new spells.
New Weapons:
-Staff of Flame (decreases fire spell refire and mana)
-Magicians Staff (decreases magic-fantasy spell refire and mana)
-Infantry Axe
-Elven Axe
-Quarterstaff (can double, triple, quad, etc attack (alternate mouse buttons))
-Elven Sabre
-War Axe (can double attack (press 2ndary after primary attack: double bit axe))
-Elven Staff
New Spells:
-Raise Undead
-Phantasmal Barrier
-Explosion
-Septre of Fire
One can increase a spell's level by use also now.
Misc other improvements aswell (if no mana will only cycle scrolls etc via X and Z)
Enjoy!

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ISO Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaosesqueanthology/files/latest/download

R77 ISO Signing files:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaoseesquesupplemental/files/signing/
XonoticChaosEsqueAnthologyREL77.iso.asc
public_key.asc

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If you have release 76 and just want to upgrade by updating files in your XonoticChaosEsqueAnthology/data/ directory you need 2 packages:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesque/?source=directory
zzzzzz999999_xmod-chaos-esque-xonotic-full_source_and_exec_binaries.pk3
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesque/files/zz99-xmod-chaos-esq...
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ISO Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaosesqueanthology/files/latest/download

r76: SIege Cannon (Mortar), More buildable.

Release 76:
SiegeMortar (New Mounted Gun),
New Buildables: Dome Roof (many colors) (Multitool)
New Furnishings: Chairs, Tables, Forge, Columns (many colors) (multitool)
New CastleColor: PinkStoneBrick (for Tsarist Moscvy Style)
Misc Improvements.
This release focuses on the buildable system, but also adds
a new mounted gun for your use: the siege cannon. These will
also spawn in siege workshops if the multitool is Not set to
medeval only. It is similar in range to the Charbelcher fire mortar
but fires an explosive shell.
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ISO Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaosesqueanthology/files/latest/download

R76 ISO Signing files:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaoseesquesupplemental/files/signing/
XonoticChaosEsqueAnthologyREL76.iso.asc
public_key.asc

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If you have release 75 and just want to upgrade by updating files in your XonoticChaosEsqueAnthology/data/ directory you need 2 packages:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesque/?source=directory
zzzzzz999999_xmod-chaos-esque-xonotic-full_source_and_exec_binaries.pk3
z9_buildable_buildings.pk3
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ISO Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaosesqueanthology/files/latest/download

r75, more buildable options

Release 75: This release adds items to build in the buildable building system:
(Auto-centered) Arrow loops, windows, bricked up areas, for multitool, sheetmetal, gunloops,
etc for utilitool that are auto-centered like doors are.
This allows you to fortify unused hallways or doorways in your castle or bases.
More medeval(sp) furnishings.
ISO Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaosesqueanthology/files/latest/download

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R75 ISO Signing files:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaoseesquesupplemental/files/signing/
XonoticChaosEsqueAnthologyREL75.iso.asc
public_key.asc

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If you have release 74 and just want to upgrade by updating files in your XonoticChaosEsqueAnthology/data/ directory you need 2 packages:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesque/?source=directory
zzzzzz999999_xmod-chaos-esque-xonotic-full_source_and_exec_binaries.pk3
z9_buildable_buildings.pk3
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ISO Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaosesqueanthology/files/latest/download

74 release: 90 weapons achieved.

90 Weapons Achieved. New Weapons: ChainSaw, ClawHammer.
Do you think it's over, better think again; there will be no compromise.
Also work done on monsters mutator: map can set (default) height limits (min/max) for spawning areas for monsters.
Updated pk3s: zzz..9999..etc.pk3 darkhold18.pk3.
Release: 74
Size: 4672884736 XonoticChaosEsqueAnthologyREL74.iso
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R74 ISO Signed:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaoseesquesupplemental/files/signing/
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For R74, 2 new weapons + the settings for darkhold18 have been updated, (R73 brought new areas) so it works better with the zombie apocalypse mutator (added Z min and max settable limits so you can keep them spawning in a certain strata of a map). New weaps: chainsaw and clawhammer. Total number now: 90

If you have release 73 (or 72) and just want to upgrade by updating files in your XonoticChaosEsqueAnthology/data/ directory you need 2 packages:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesque/?source=directory
zzzzzz999999_xmod-chaos-esque-xonotic-full_source_and_exec_binaries.pk3

http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesquemedia/?source=directory
darkhold18.pk3 (remove old darkhold18)

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73

Release 73: This update has an important map update, and improves the friend system for buildable buildings. May it be sufficently Metal.
Map Update: Darkhold18. Deeper. Minatour maze below, then the pinaccle, and then caves, darkness.
Friend system has been fleshed out.
You can have friends, tolerated, hated. exfriends, exhated.
You can set tolerateall toleratenone, hateall, loveall, etc, for defaults
for your kingdom.
g_allow_friends (0, 1, 2, 3): or go to create>advanced for the button
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ISO Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/chaosesqueanthology/files/latest/download

If you have release 72 and just want to upgrade by updating files in your XonoticChaosEsqueAnthology/data/ directory you need 2 packages:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesque/?source=directory
zzzzzz999999_xmod-chaos-esque-xonotic-full_source_and_exec_binaries.pk3

http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesquemedia/?source=directory
darkhold18.pk3
(remove old darkhold17)

Release 72

Release 72: New weapon: SKS Rifle.
New Features: Friend system: if the server admin allows it (g_allow_friends, or click the button in "advanced" menu under create match) you may set other players as a friend when executing the "friend" command while looking at other player (within range). Friends may (in non-team games) enter your doors, and your turrets you build and your soliders you recruit will not attack the friend. In team games only team mates are allowed to be friended. It is mainly a feature for non team games.
New feature2: Map Torches etc are given dynamic light when the skycycles mutator is enabled (as are starburst entities) (can be disabled g_skycycles_nodynamiclight). Quake1 map entity of trap_shooter etc now supported so quake 1 maps will be more complete if played (for quake3 compiled maps use misc_fire_crossbowbolt (0-19 different emissions) as it has more options (see spikerailpath map for example).
Various other bugfixes aswell.

If you want to upgrade by updating things in /data/ from version 71
rather than downloading the ISO you need to update 9 packages
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesque/?source=directory
zzzzzz999999_xmod-chaos-esque-xonotic-full_source_and_exec_binaries.pk3

http://sourceforge.net/projects/xmodchaosesquemedia/?source=directory
redstarrepublic5.pk3
snowforest3.pk3
roundel12.pk3
nordiccastle71.pk3
kstbunkerctf64.pk3
desertofice2.pk3
expanse2.pk3
desertcastles8.pk3
(Updates to set default season for citygenerator)