2017 New mappers!

New mapper highlights. 2017 saw a number of new arrivals to the Quake mapping scene. We even saw a number of mappers produce multiple maps, Redfield and Danzadan each made 3 maps, Dumptruck_DS released 5 maps, and Muk0r released 6 maps. But the biggest map releaser for 2017 was Naitelveni with 9 maps released! However

The winners have been announced!

A massive thanks to everybody who voted and nominated maps, thanks to the judges who gave their time to judge and shortlist the maps. And of course to all the winners and runners up, congratulations! You can check out the category winners here. and you can check out the People’s Choice Award winner here.

Interview with a Judge 6

Interview with Muk0r   Hi, thanks for agreeing to be part of this process. I’d like to ask a few questions so that people can get to know you a little better. So you burst onto the Quake mapping scene in 2017 with a flurry of releases, what drew you to Quake mapping as opposed

Interview with a Judge 5

Interview with Joshua Skelton Joshua. I’d like to start off by saying thank you for being a part of this process. It’s been good to have your positivity and helpfulness on board. Thank you that is very kind of you to say! I’d like to start by asking how things have been since the release

Interview with a Judge 4

Interview with Khreathor:   Hi Khreathor, thanks for agreeing to be a judge for the awards. One of the things I’ve noticed during the process of selecting the Judges is that there is a massive variety of skills in the Quake community. I noticed that while you have only a couple of maps published, you’re

2018 Honourable Mentions

Honourable Mentions. As I mentioned in the shortlist post, we had a plethora of nominations. in total we had 116 nominations across all the categories, most of which were eligible. The competition was significant and hats off to the judges who shortlisted for being able to condense the very competitive field into a small shortlist

Interview with a Judge 3

Interview with ArrrCee. Hey ArrCee, thanks for taking the time to be part of the awards.   As I’m sure you’re aware I’ve been interviewing the other judges of the awards so that people can get to know you a little better… and now it’s finally your turn. I took the liberty to have a

Additional Content Highlights

As was mentioned in the shortlist post, there really weren’t enough nominations for this category in order to do justice to any of the nominees. So, rather than have an explicit competition I decided to highlight the eligible nominees instead. Music:   Quake Ghosts by JP LeBreton modifies Quake, removing monsters and weapons and allowing the

Interview with a Judge 2

Interview with Ionous. Hey Ionous, thanks for agreeing to being a judge for the awards. I’d like to ask you a few questions for the site so that the public can get to know you a little better.   I noticed on Quaddicted that you have maps dating back to 2005 and (I assume) before

Interview with a Judge 1

Over the coming days I’ll be posting some short interviews I had with the judges for the Awards.   Interview with scar3crow:   Hi, thanks for agreeing to be part of the Quake Awards. I have a few questions for you so that our readers can get to know you a little better. So you