News » #Xonotic added to #OSX FreeSMUG directory
Posted on 27 Jun 2013 21:30
Xonotic first person shooter added to Games directory.
Xonotic is a free and fast-paced first person shooter, it combines addictive, arena-style gameplay with rapid movement and a wide array of weapons.
Xonotic is a direct successor of the Nexuiz project. It represents years of development from its humble beginnings as a Quake 1 engine modification, and now aims to be the best possible open source first person shooter available. It could be considered most similar to Unreal Tournament and Quake at its heart, especially regarding teamplay and game mechanics.
All Your Favorite Game Modes
All your favorite game modes and more! Expert flag-runner? We have you covered. Competitive dueler? Try XPM, our competitive settings. Want some good, old-fashioned fraggin? Go with traditional deathmatch, team deathmatch, or clan arena! All of these and more are available in the default install.
Xonotic has 9 core weapons and 16 full weapons. Each weapon has a UT-like secondary fire, giving you many different options for all the scenarios you’ll encounter.
Integrated Player Statistics
Track your performance with our integrated statistics system, XonStat. View game-level data such as scoreboard results or view personal data all from the same portal. View your wins/loss ratio, frag ratio, average accuracies, and much more with ease! Best of all, no login required! Find out more about XonStat here.
Xonotic has 18 official maps from small to large. Many more are also available from the community, including those ported from Quake! Our community has several dedicated, skilled map-makers aiming to give you a unique experience. Check out our maps under development here.
Our community recognizes the need to tailor the information on your screen to what you’re used to. With that end in mind we created a modular HUD editor for you to customize exactly what you see on your screen. Stick with the defaults, add all the whiz-bang widgets, or go minimalist – it is completely up to you!
Casual and Competitive
Xonotic is easy to learn, but hard to master! Besides thrilling action for the casual player, the game also provides e-sport opportunities for those interested in its competitive aspects. From mapping contests and monthly quick cups to sponsored tournaments, Xonotic allows every e-sport enthusiast to participate in competitions hosted by its open-minded community. Features such as simple items, fully customizable configs and servers, a functioning anticheat system, the spectator mode, and the opportunity to watch and record games makes Xonotic attractive to competitive players.