ITK Podcast #13 DBThanatos & Michaelis (QC: Doom Edition)

This week, DBThanatos & Michaelis are here in the Keep to chat about their amazing career in the Doom modding community. These two partners in crime have developed some of the most interesting, amazing, fun, sometimes controversial Doom 2 mods ever created and QC: Doom Edition in particular checks all the boxes.

Our conversation covers the development of their work on QC: Doom Edition, Death Foretold aka D4T, the infamous Worst Wad of the Year Cacoward that was given to Aeons of Death, working with the various online Doom clients, QC:DE eSports and more.

We also took some time to chat about the legality of QC:DE as it obviously pulls inspiration from id Software’s Quake Champions. More on that around the 21:05 mark.

Thanks to those at QuakeCon 2019!

The beginning of this episode is a compilation of people hanging out in the BYOC at QuakeCon 2019. You’ll hear from some familiar and not so familiar names as they describe their QuakeCon experiences.

At 09:11 we make a big announcement for future ITK episodes. Huge thank yous owed to Mitch, Paul, Moose, Flambeau, Larissa & Branflakes for making this possible.

We also want to take this opportunity to mention that several exciting interviews were recorded or at least networked at QuakeCon so we can all look forward to some really good content in the coming weeks.

These include: janedoe aka Ms.X (Quake 3 Pro),
Carnevil (Skulltag/Wrack: Exoverse), in depth Doom discussions with the Multiplayer Doom Federation and thus collaborations with the Doom Is Dead? Podcast to name only a few. So don’t be afraid to hit that subscribe button.

The Doom Community showed up in full force to QuakeCon: Year of Doom!

QC: DOOM Edition & Other Links

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Until next week, go frag and gib your hearts out, much love and stay In The Keep!

TALKING DOOM w/ Flambeau & NationwideMoose

In this episode we get In The Keep with Flambeau and NationwideMoose to talk about ZDaemon and Doom in general. Flambeau is a veteran of the multiplayer Doom community, having done everything from administrating the ZDaemon Discord to development work on some of your favorite Doom mods including John Romero’s Sigil. NationwideMoose is the head of the U.S. Quake Community where he administrates their Doom servers and Doom events.


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Artwork by Haducant/Spaced

Music by igracsimon:…


Discovering ZDaemon and Doom
Multiplayer Doom Federation
Favorite Doom Clients and Modes
New Players/Brutal Doom/BethesDoom
The Psychology of Doom
MDF Events
USQC Events/The “Perfect” Client
Maturity in the Doom Community/And Lack-There-Of
Flambeau’s Work on Sigil/Helpful Community
Watching Growth in the AFPS Community
ZDaemon City (GTA in Doom)
The Variety of Mods in Doom/FCT
ZDaemon Sessions
Michael Jackson in Doom
Best Days to Play Doom
Why Play Doom?

In The Keep Podcast- #10 BPS (QuakeWorld Pro)

In this episode, Motherload finally gets to chat with Jon “BPS” Cednert. His accolades precede him. He’s competed in and won in every competition and every category a QuakeWorld pro could dream of. Aside from being one of the most decorated players in Quake history, he stands at the forefront of the community, helping to organize and the beloved QWiki, putting together competitions including the upcoming QHLan2019 and far more than could ever be listed here.


Topics include:
– Getting into Quake
– Passion and Contribution to QuakeWorld
– Beginning the QuakeWorld Renaissance in North America
– BPS: Voltron’s Head
– Configs/Custom HUDs
– The Drowned God Compels You To Support The AFPS Community
– Black Helicopters!!!
– Mapping/textures
– Maps in Competitive Duel
– Playstyle
– Experimenting in other games: Quake 3/Live, QC:DE, Battlefield
– Suddendeath/eSports/money in QuakeWorld
– QHLan/event planning
– Production in QuakeWorld

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In The Keep Podcast – #08 M3ssia (US Quake Community)

M3ssia, “The Messiah of QuakeWorld”, is an admin for the United States Quake Community where he manages their Quake servers and events. His team is at the tip of the spear in the effort to revitalize the QuakeWorld and AFPS community in North America.

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