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Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« on: May 18, 2016, 04:54:08 PM »
Hey everyone, it's been a long time since I posted.

My friend asked me to buy the new DOOM to play with him, and I said I would only buy it if we played through DOOM 1-3. Well, we're three-quarters of the way through Brutal Doom and I linked my friend Chex Quest 1/2/3 from Chuck's website. Played through Chex Quest 1 and gave my friend a handicap (I'm Super Slimey, he's Gobs of God), but he still beat me to the finish line  :'(

Anyway, I've been mulling over two questions for a while now:

  • What happened to the potential for Chex Quest multiplayer versus?
  • Would it be possible to play Chex Quest maps cooperatively?

I'm going to try to get my friends to play 1-3 and hopefully The Ultimate Chex Quest and The Lost Quest after that.

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Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« on: May 18, 2016, 04:54:08 PM »

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Re: Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2016, 06:29:12 PM »
Hey everyone, it's been a long time since I posted.

My friend asked me to buy the new DOOM to play with him, and I said I would only buy it if we played through DOOM 1-3. Well, we're three-quarters of the way through Brutal Doom and I linked my friend Chex Quest 1/2/3 from Chuck's website. Played through Chex Quest 1 and gave my friend a handicap (I'm Super Slimey, he's Gobs of God), but he still beat me to the finish line  :'(

Anyway, I've been mulling over two questions for a while now:

  • What happened to the potential for Chex Quest multiplayer versus?
  • Would it be possible to play Chex Quest maps cooperatively?

I'm going to try to get my friends to play 1-3 and hopefully The Ultimate Chex Quest and The Lost Quest after that.

Both! Use Zandronum with Doomseeker, and search the IFOC servers. We do it all the time. Well... I do. When someone's on.
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Re: Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2016, 07:23:57 PM »
Hi there, welcome back!

There's a set of 24/7 servers I'm hosting right now, see this topic for a server listing http://www.chexquest.org/index.php?topic=3352.0

For Chex: I am running one survival (cooperative) server, one CTF server, one duel server, and one ZM server. I also host some Doom-related wads.

To play on these servers you're going to need Zandronum ( http://zandronum.com/ ). Everything else you need should be downloaded automatically.

In case the Chex IWADs don't come through, here's some links:

chex.wad: http://ifocserv.net/ftp/wads/chex.wad
chex3.wad: http://ifocserv.net/ftp/wads/chex3.wad

If you're willing to join IRC there's a much better chance of finding somebody to play with. It seems that the chat is busiest on nights and weekends.

Hope you'll join us for some games sometime, feel free to ask if you need anything.

Also, just wanted to mention, if you'd like to host your own servers, there's a service called best-ever ( http://www.best-ever.org/ ), it's designed for Doom but it should work with Chex, too.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2016, 07:29:14 PM by 75 »
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Re: Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2016, 08:58:26 PM »
Has anyone looked into modding the singleplayer maps to make a multiplayer coop campaign? Kind of like Left 4 Dead 2 or Alien Swarm.

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Re: Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2016, 11:04:56 PM »
If you mean, play Chex 3 online in a server, that's definitely possible.

There used to be a Chex3.wad coop server hosted by somebody else but it disappeared, do you want me to put a Chex 3 survival server up?


If you mean some sort of mod that's more like Serious Sam or Painkiller where flemoids come in waves, there were some really old invasion maps that were in chex pack at one point that I can dig out, but the old Chex Pack invasion maps haven't aged all that well IMO, well, "it seemed like a good idea at the time".
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Re: Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2016, 09:04:57 PM »
If you mean, play Chex 3 online in a server, that's definitely possible.

There used to be a Chex3.wad coop server hosted by somebody else but it disappeared, do you want me to put a Chex 3 survival server up?


If you mean some sort of mod that's more like Serious Sam or Painkiller where flemoids come in waves, there were some really old invasion maps that were in chex pack at one point that I can dig out, but the old Chex Pack invasion maps haven't aged all that well IMO, well, "it seemed like a good idea at the time".

A Chex Quest 3 survival server would be much obliged, 75.

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Re: Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2017, 08:40:32 PM »
I don't know what it is about May that makes me want to play Chex Quest, but I finally got to installing Zandronum and the chex wads today. I loaded into the Chex3 wad and in Multiplayer I loaded up an offline skirmish. I set it to cooperative with boths but no flemoids spawned and I couldn't pick up keys.

I'm going to force all of my friends to install Zandronum later today, but I'll keep playing around with multiplayer settings. Is there a tutorial for setting up servers? I can throw one on my Linux server and keep it up 24/7.

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Re: Finally got my friends to play Chex Quest!
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2017, 12:41:18 PM »
I don't know what it is about May that makes me want to play Chex Quest
For me, May always makes me want to play Manyland and Portal 2. ;D
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