Without further ado, the top 3 in the "Best Original Level" category are:
<li>Bridges of Druzhina - wins $2,500, an Intel Motherboard DZ68DB and a Core I7-2700k CPU</li>
<li>Coldsteel - wins $1,000</li>
<li>Univermag - wins $500</li></ul>
The other category was for "Best Remake". Here we were really excited to see which of the old maps from Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 and even the Red Orchestra mod days would be brought forward. The winners are:
<li>Gumrak Station (a remake of the original Basovka) - wins $2,500</li>
<li>Arad 2 - wins $1,000</li>
<li>Ogledow - wins $500</li></ul>
We want to see more of the old favorites appearing!
So far, that is $8,000 in cash given away, plus hardware. Breakout, Phase 2 of the contest, is on now reaches its' conclusion on 30th November. Many of the first round maps have been heavily updated - and many new ones have appeared. This time, there is $15,000 in cash prizes, a top-of-the-line Origin laptop, custom painted and a whole bunch of other hardware to give away. To the mappers - make sure you get your entries in on time! And for all the rest of us, go play the new maps out on the public servers and let us (and the creators) have your feedback. Soon, you will be able to grab new maps and other content through the Steam Workshop for RO2!
Now's your chance to take part; view our entertaining and distinctive Kickstarter video and see the rewards you can reap for supporting the game. Any great ship needs a successful launch and your help to fund this project, however big or small, is invaluable. Become a member of The Royal Society for the Proliferation of Steam, support the project, tell all your friends, and join us to complete with the finished game.
It's Halloween and this latest update has plenty of gear for all your Halloween triggering and treating!
The "<font color=#FF6600>Magical Broom</font>>" in the Shop (MP) will cause a bigger mess on the battlefield than it can clean! Or perhaps you prefer to blast away enemies with your new <font color=#FF6600>Pumpkin rocket launcher</font> from the Capsule Machine! There's also a new <font color=#FF6600>Brilliant Halloween Hammer Box</font> to win a Gold, Silver or Bronze Skull Melee!
Dress up as a cutesy witch, a mythical fairy, a grimacing jack-o-lantern and much more! Each and every character has new <font color=#FF6600>Halloween Bundles</font>! Check it out in the Shop > Parts > Package.
You'll also notice that new Halloween MP Parts now have higher Run Speed/HP stats to help you out on the battlefield while new RT Parts now have added +5% MP Bonuses!
There are a ton of new MP & RT Accessories for Halloween also! Run around with the new <font color=#FF6600>"Goblin" or "Bogle" Mask</font> for C.H.I.P. or swarm your enemies with new <font color=#FF6600>"Demonic" or "Devil" Wings </font>for Naomi and Pandora!
All (old and new) MP Accessories now have equal stats to RT Accessories but you'll notice that all RT Accessories have a +5% EXP bonus for faster leveling-up!
Natural Selection 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the popular Half-Life mod, is now <a href="http://store.steampowered.com/app/4920/" target="_blank">available for purchase</a> on Steam and includes support for its own modding and Workshop right out of the gate.