Blog 753: If I Wrote… UT2004

For some reason, it has become a festive tradition that I replay UT2004. To the festive tunes of artists I never listen to at any other time of year, I will joyously frag my way up the singleplayer tournament ladder and… dream of how it could have been?

For the UT2004 singleplayer ladder has a “team management” mechanic that ultimately offers nothing but fires my creative juices right up.

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Blog 675: Unreal II

Unreal II: The Awakening was Mass Effect before the world was ready for Mass Effect. A lone wolf saving the galaxy from an ancient evil, cruising about their own spaceship doing things their way? Saving the galaxy while helping your crew make peace with their pasts? Moderately hard sci-fi? Horrendously long level loading times? It’s all here!

Don’t get me wrong, I adore Unreal II, but there’s no denying a certain level of jankiness that a Mass Effect-level budget could probably have smoothed over. Even so, Unreal II got there first.

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Blog 480: Ultimate Unreal Binge 5: Unreal Tournament 3

I like the Unreal universe, and all of the Unreal games (yes, even the oft-lambasted UT3). I’ve reviewed some of the Unreal games multiple times, and some none at all — but since I haven’t played any one of them all the way through for a little while now, I thought it would be a nice exercise to play all of them all the way through. Back to back.

  • Unreal and Return to Na Pali
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Unreal II: the Awakening
  • Unreal Tournament 2004
  • Unreal Tournament 3

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Blog 479: Ultimate Unreal Binge 4: Unreal Tournament 2004

I like the Unreal universe, and all of the Unreal games (yes, even the oft-lambasted UT3). I’ve reviewed some of the Unreal games multiple times, and some none at all — but since I haven’t played any one of them all the way through for a little while now, I thought it would be a nice exercise to play all of them all the way through. Back to back.

  • Unreal and Return to Na Pali
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Unreal II: the Awakening
  • Unreal Tournament 2004
  • Unreal Tournament 3

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Blog 478: Ultimate Unreal Binge 3: Unreal II

I like the Unreal universe, and all of the Unreal games (yes, even the oft-lambasted UT3). I’ve reviewed some of the Unreal games multiple times, and some none at all — but since I haven’t played any one of them all the way through for a little while now, I thought it would be a nice exercise to play all of them all the way through. Back to back.

  • Unreal and Return to Na Pali
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Unreal II: the Awakening
  • Unreal Tournament 2004
  • Unreal Tournament 3

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Blog 477: Ultimate Unreal Binge Interlude

I like the Unreal universe, and all of the Unreal games (yes, even the oft-lambasted UT3). I’ve reviewed some of the Unreal games multiple times, and some none at all — but since I haven’t played any one of them all the way through for a little while now, I thought it would be a nice exercise to play all of them all the way through. Back to back.

  • Unreal, Return to Na Pali
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Operation: Na Pali
  • Unreal II: the Awakening
  • Unreal Tournament 2004
  • Unreal Tournament 3

What do you mean, Operation: Na Pali is a mod and not an Unreal game. Have you ever played it?

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Blog 476: Ultimate Unreal Binge 2: Unreal Tournament

I like the Unreal universe, and all of the Unreal games (yes, even the oft-lambasted UT3). I’ve reviewed some of the Unreal games multiple times, and some none at all — but since I haven’t played any one of them all the way through for a little while now, I thought it would be a nice exercise to play all of them all the way through. Back to back.

  • Unreal and Return to Na Pali
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Unreal II: the Awakening
  • Unreal Tournament 2004
  • Unreal Tournament 3

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Blog 475: Ultimate Unreal Binge 1: Unreal

I like the Unreal universe, and all of the Unreal games (yes, even the oft-lambasted UT3). I’ve reviewed some of the Unreal games multiple times, and some none at all — but since I haven’t played any one of them all the way through for a little while now, I thought it would be a nice exercise to play all of them all the way through. Back to back.

  • Unreal and Return to Na Pali
  • Unreal Tournament
  • Unreal II: the Awakening
  • Unreal Tournament 2004
  • Unreal Tournament 3

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