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News Archive for January 2010


"Monkey Mod Error"
  posted January 31 - 2:14AM EST by Mr.Damage
If you receive this error - Internal Error Occured when attempting to connect to a server running the Monkey Mod then here is how you fix it:-
Open your Kingpin folder and delete the file mmclient.dll. Now you should be able to connect to the server. If you check your Kingpin folder again you will see a new mmclient.dll which should be around 30kb in size.

"Kingpin Available At Xfire Game Store"
  posted January 29 - 7:46PM EST by Mr.Damage
I see that Kingpin is now available for download for $9.95 US from Xfire Game Store. You can also view some Kingpin videos and screenshots there.
Check it out here.

"Screenshot Of New Bagman Map"
  posted January 29 - 6:36PM EST by Mr.Damage
Stigma is working on a new Bagman map which he is calling Team Winter's Edge. A small BM map with a Winter time setting. It should be finished soon but i nthe meantime here is a screenshot.


"KingpinQ3 Update"
  posted January 29 - 6:27PM EST by Mr.Damage
0xA5EA has updated his KingpinQ3 Website with news that his forum is back online and that he now has a project management web application that will keep ppl upto date with goings on withthe KPQ3 Project.
You can check it all out here.

"Bikini Babe Bitch Skin"
  posted January 28 - 2:01AM EST by Mr.Damage
Here is a skin which gives the bitch model a nice bikini to wear to the beach lol. It was made by RetroJosh.
You can download the skin from here.
Just extract all the files to your Kingpin folder.


"Campblood DM Map Released"
  posted January 27 - 2:24AM EST by Mr.Damage

Campblood by StigmaDownload

Stigma has now released his latest Deathmatch map for Kingpin.
It's a smallish map with most of the action taking place outdoors although the map does include a barn and a watchtower. The map is based in a grain and timber storage camp. The building come from a sof map and there are some custom textures used from sof and also Quake2.
It has lots of weapons and items and 10 player spawns. The map also features a custom sky, a secret room and fog.
I will be adding this map to the rotation on our Kingpin Legacy Server shortly.


"Kraze Bot Server Updated"
  posted January 25 - 12:27AM EST by Mr.Damage
I have added the two latest maps that have been released to the rotation at the KP4Ever's Kraze Bot Custom Maps Server (IP 216.234.116.11:31530).

The maps are:-
Rampage
DM Coretex

Thanks to all the ppl who have already downloaded these maps and hopefully some more of you will now download them too. The best way to keep ppl mapping is to download and play their maps :)

There are five maps in rotation on the Kraze Bot server and currently the other three maps are:-
Look Back In Anger
Total Overdose
2 Gun War

"Xena Warrior Princess Skin"
  posted January 24 - 8:22PM EST by Mr.Damage
Here is a skin for the bitch model based on the popular TV character Xena Warrior Princess.
You can download the skin from here.



Just extract all the files to your Kingpin folder.

"KP4Ever Servers Updated To V1.60 MM"
  posted January 22 - 4:40AM EST by Mr.Damage
I have taken this opportunity to update our three servers that run the Monkey Mod to V1.60.
The servers updated are:-
Kingpin Legacy Server - (IP 216.234.116.11:31532)
KP4Ever Bagman Server - (IP 216.234.116.11:31523)
KP4Ever Detropolis Custom Maps Server - (216.234.116.11:31510)

This means that anyone who has the downloaded version of Kingpin from GoG.com or Steam should now be able to play on these servers with no problem with the Monkey Mod client :)

One of the additions to the Money Mod v1.60 is to have the option to enable single player props and weather on the server so they show up in multiplayer map that have included them.
I have enabled this option on the Legacy and Bagman servers.

"Thug, Runt & Bitch Skinpack"
  posted January 22 - 4:21AM EST by Mr.Damage
Here is a skinpack that contains all the skins for the thug, runt and bitch models that were submitted to KP4Ever from back in Febuary 2002 up to June 2005. The pack contains about 50 skins with a good mix of thug, runt and bitch.
The pack contains a readme which lists all the skin names, file names, authors, installation instructions and a simple method to quickly change skins.
You can also view all that info here

You can downloa the skinpack from here

Gordon Freeman & Redneck Bitch


"Screenshot Of Upcoming Map"
  posted January 21 - 4:16AM EST by Mr.Damage
Here is a screenshot of a new DM map by Stigma called Camp Blood.
It should be reelased soon.


"New Monkey Mod Server Files"
  posted January 16 - 6:04PM EST by Mr.Damage
TiCaL has released updated Monkey Mod files for both Windows and Linux:-
Version 1.60 of Monkey Mod is out that supports GOG and Steam versions of Kingpin and it includes some changes Fredz made.
List of changes.
1. added kingpin.exe from Steam and GOG (Good Old Games) to the whitelist of allowed kingpin.exe flies
2. added new cvar (no_props)
- no_props stops the stock model props from appearing in maps
- no_props is 0 (off) by default, set it to 1 (on) for it to take effect
3. no_spec can be set from server.cfg
4. fixed check of banned ip addresses (FREDZ)
5. added locks to other motion settings and gun recoil (FREDZ)
6. fixed a bug in texture checks (FREDZ)
7.changed weapon priority so that Bazooka is higher priority selection than Flamethrower when there is no ammo (FREDZ)
8. changed every instance of "poisonville.net/mm" to "kingpinforever.com/mm"

You can download the new Servr Files from here:-
Windows v1.60
Linux v.60

I will be updating our serves to v1.60 shortly.

"Modelling Tools"
  posted January 16 - 5:45PM EST by Mr.Damage
We host many tools that can be used for making models for KP here at KP4EVER.
We have a downloads section dedicated to these tools which you can check out here.

Recently Quadrant sent some old Kingpin related files in to us. One of them was a modelling prgram called StudioMDx094b. We already had it in our downloads section but not to worry. If you want to have a look at it you can check it out here.


"Dedicated Server Updates"
  posted January 16 - 4:39AM EST by Mr.Damage
Apart from working on updating the Monkey Mod TiCaL has also created updates for the Kingpin Dedicated Server Files for both Windows and Linux:-
I have made some fixes to the Kingpin engine and want to release them as unofficial v1.22 dedicated server update for both Windows and Linux.
Kingpin v1.22 Fixes:
--------------------------

+ Released as kpded.exe as fixes are only server related
+ qconsole.log is now appended to instead of overwritten
+ Runs in dedicated mode by default (no need for +set dedicated 1)
+ Fixed cvar leak exploit
+ Fixed download command exploit (Win32)

You can download the new Dedicated Server Files from here.
Windows v1.22
Linux v1.22

If you are just planning on running a dedicated Kingpin server without having Kingpin installed you will also need to download the existing v1.21 Dedicated server files.
Windows v1.21
Linux v1.21

These Kinpin Dedicated Server Packs are all you need to run a server.
You can also run server mods, just install them as usual.

Install the v1.21 Dedicated files
Extract the kpded.exe file to your Dedicated Kingpin folder.
Then you should edit the server.cfg file and either the Maps.lst or Teammaps.lst in the main folder with your settings before starting the server.
After you have started the server type "exec server.cfg" in the console.

"KingpinQ3 News!"
  posted January 13 - 2:27PM EST by Mr.Damage
It's been a long time but recently 0xA5EA has updated his KingpinQ3 website. The posts shows a video of him playing against some bots in KPDM5 in KPQ3.
Check it out here.

"El Fortresso Grande DM Map"
  posted January 13 - 5:32AM EST by Mr.Damage
This one is a map that TiCaL made back in November of 2000.
El Fortresso Grande is a fairly small map inspired by the game Rainbow6. It's an fast paced map and even though it is small there are lots of areas to frag in. It also contains several vehicles and even a room with a secret entrance.

You can download El Fortresso Grande from here


"Official Uncompiled Maps"
  posted January 6 - 5:19PM EST by Mr.Damage
I have uploaded some of the official Kingpin maps in uncompiled format for mappers to check out.
The four Steel Town Episode maps were created by Dan Koppel the Senior Level Designer for Kingpin and Method was kind enough to send them in.

I have also uploaded the maps that are included in the Kingpin Software Development Kit which Quadrant sent in.

Descriptions of the .map files from the SDK readme:-

bar_sy.map: how to build a bar level.

rival_teams.map: how to build a teamplay or deathmatch
level.

rtpv20.map: an unfinished example motorcycle level. You will
need to type "g_vehicle_test 3" before starting this level.
Keep in mind that the motorcycles are very rough and unfinished.
We decided to keep them in there, incase some mod authors wanted
to make a motorcycle-based mod, this gives you a head-start.

sr1.map: the first playable level in the game, this map shows
how to build a single player level, with various characters
assigned to different gangs, AI moral levels, etc.

If your a mapper you should download these uncompiled maps and have a good look at them.

Steel Town Maps
Maps from the SDK

"New DM Map - Rampage"
  posted January 6 - 4:59PM EST by Mr.Damage

Rampage by Mr DamageDownload

Recently I have been playing Redneck Rampage and I have just found an opengl port for it too which makes it look great.
Anyway I was surprised how many of the maps look Kinpinish and how similar the texture set is. So I tracked down the textures on the net and converted some of them to Kingpin format and decided to add them to a map to see how it looks.
The map I chose is my old Frag'N'Die4 map which is smallish map with a large courtyard area, three small rooms and ladders that give you access to the upper ledges.
I totally retextured it using the Redneck textures and added sounds and a sample from one of the soundtrack songs. I also made a few minor structural changes. I like how it turned out and I hope you do too!



Btw you can download the original Frag'N'Die 4 map from here

"TiCaL To Update Monkey Mod"
  posted January 6 - 5:57AM EST by Mr.Damage
That's right, TiCaL is planning to update the Monkey Mod. Amongst other things he is going to add the kingpin.exe from the downloadable versions, and make it more user friendly and add proper support for Vista/Windows 7 and 64-bit versions of the operating system.
He is looking for someone to send him the Steam version of the Kingpin.exe and also for ppl to let him know about any other problems they have with the monkey mod client. If you can help him out or want to highlight a problem etc check out his forum post over at the Kingpin Steam forum here.

"Games On Our Servers"
  posted January 6 - 5:51AM EST by Mr.Damage
Just a reminder that we try to organise nightly games on our servers.
If your looking for a game anytime check this forum post for games and times here.

Alternatively, just join when ever you feel like a game and if no one is there wait awhile until someone shows up :)

"Two Servers Updated"
  posted January 3 - 3:24AM EST by Mr.Damage
Now that we are into January and Christmas is over I have taken down the two Christmas themed servers.
The Kraze Bot server is back to rotating normal deathmatch maps and the XMas mod server has been replaced by the Extreme Mod server.

"The latest nVidia Drivers"
  posted January 1 - 9:07AM EST by Mr.Damage
As you probably know by now if you install the latest nVidia display drivers Kingpin will stop working.

I just updated to the latest drivers on my PC that runs Vista and my kingpin stopped working too.
I then installed the nHancer progam, set up a profile for Kingpin, and now Kingpin works fine again.
You can download nHancer from here.

Then set up a profile for Kingpin:-
Create a profile for kingpin and add the executable (kingpin.exe)
Click on the 'Compatability' tab and then go to the 'Opengl Settings' tab and set the following:
in the settings "conformat texture clamp" check and select 'off'
in the settings "driver extension limit" check and type "11a8"
exit nEnacer and then execute the game, and it should work.

"KPDMMaymen Deathmatch Map"
  posted January 1 - 8:34AM EST by Mr.Damage
Way back in 2001 [YFS]Mayhem released a map called KPDMMayhem.
This map was a tribute to KPDM5 by [YFS]Mayhem. It's a medium to large sized map, with the Central Towers themed architexture, mostly set indoors but with a small outside area. It has ample weapons and other items, is a well made map and so should go well on any custom maps server.

You can download KPDMMayhem from here.

"Happy New Year"
  posted January 1 - 8:22AM EST by Mr.Damage
Happy New Year everyone.
I hope 2010 is going to be a good one :)
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