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The future of ZS in general

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So as many of you are aware Nox is gone, and if youve seen the player count of zs servers it seems most players have completely dropped off the mode completely, i know HG is still active but it doesnt even appear in my browser atm. Im curious what those of you who still ghost the forums think is going to happen now all the code is out there and probably the most major server is gone. New types of zs so new players? or do you rekon its reached the end of its lifespan?

Personally i like to think we will see alot more variety and new players but i think i know that this is it as all the major reg on nox will prob not return now :/

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I honestly just want Ywa to release the older gamemodes at this point :v, he mentioned releasing them in a past thread.  If there's a working copy of ZS from 2013-2014 around anywhere still, I'd happily try to stitch it back together as a side project.

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The decline in ZS players hasnt begun overnight and eventually none will remain. We are talking about a game that is more than 10 years old, it has had its days. Its a shame that most games nowadays dont work with dedicated servers, but with finding people and matching on skill. Noxiousnet has seen this aswell and people moved on. We will always have our memories of ZS :)

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10 hours ago, Ben_almighty said:

i think the code is on a github somewhere but if you want to make a zs ur better off using the new 3.0 stuff jetboom put up an just tweaking it till its a close clone

the code that's been molested over several years is up on github.  But an older, unmolested version before anyone else took over probably only exist on Necro's hard-drive at this point. 

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6 hours ago, Braindawg said:

the code that's been molested over several years is up on github.  But an older, unmolested version before anyone else took over probably only exist on Necro's hard-drive at this point. 

 

I have a copy of Deluvas Classes ZS from roughly 2009.

Necro's 2013-14-15-16 ZS

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I just happened to remember about the Mr. Green forums all of a sudden while working on Lambda Wars. Decided to check if anything's going on.

I agree with bringing back Mr. Green old zs game mode as it will bring back the nostalgic feel. Perhaps not bringing it back forever, but as an event of sorts would do the trick. I mean, most of us are mature adults already with our own jobs/studies going on without much free time or interest but remembering something like this would be so on point right now, especially given the fact that Summer is close, you know.

And yes, I think the best would be playing ZS of the old-old 2008-2009. I would love to play that again. Was some tense shit back of the day, would be awesome.

 

P.S:

[topcrew]Will I get banned for using the topcrew tag still? :v[/topcrew]

awww

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On 5/18/2018 at 3:40 AM, Duby said:

 

I have a copy of Deluvas Classes ZS from roughly 2009.

Necro's 2013-14-15-16 ZS

oh man, that Deluvas gamemode is probably beyond broken at this point.  If anyone took the time to fix/rebuild it I'd play the hell out of it.

I'm probably just clouded by nostalgia though, Necro's gamemode ironed out a ton of problems that the 2008-2010 gamemode had with balancing and glitches.  The only real big missing features were the lack of un-nailing and prop ghosting.

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