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ckt1138 on Mar 14th 2021
The entire Marathon OST meticulously restored with new instruments and better production value.
Unlike most M1 music replacers, this one does NOT try to heavily alter the original composition nor is it simply a sound font swap. I remixed everything inside of FL Studio 20 with high quality VST instruments and (occasionally) real hardware synths and sounds. My goal was to create a faithful reinterpretation of the OST with mostly appropriate sounds (nothing more modern than 1990's electronic instruments, etc) but with a better overall balance and less cheap sound. I'm extremely proud of the outcome, and I think fans of the original game and its score will really appreciate it too!
This download contains a FLAC and OGG version, to replace the in game music, simply drop the OGG files into the "Music" folder in your Marathon directory.
If Aleph One is ever updated to allow gapless looping of music, I will create a loopable mix.
(if you enjoyed this music, check out fragileforms.bandcamp.com , where I post my original music as MetaMorphosys)
Notes for version 1.4:
Corrected typographical errors in the tags
511 downloads, 1 review, 1 screenshot, 5.0 rating
The Man on Mar 10th 2021
To be clear: I didn’t create this – it’s the work of James Hastings-Trew (of Tempus Irae fame). Hopefully he won’t mind me uploading this here.
This won the Bungie Mapmaking Contest back in the day – deservingly so; it’s a superb package in almost every manner. It’s become increasingly difficult to find, though, and the main version available requires running a patch on the classic Mac OS. Hence this upload.
Overall, this is a fun three-level pack with some great new textures. The story is fairly cursory (though well written), and it ends on a cliffhanger for an intended sequel that James never made because he got roped into Tempus Irae instead. TI is great, though, so no major complaints.
This is intended to run in Infinity; it includes a map and a shapes file. Further info is included in the “Simplici7y Megiddo Read Me” file found in the download.
308 downloads, 0 reviews, 3 screenshots, 0.0 rating
W'rkncacnter on Mar 7th 2021
HD monsters for Marathon 2 / Infinity. These were generated with Topaz Gigapixel AI upscaling using Art settings, with some automatic processing to correct colors and smooth the edges of the sprites. The art style upscales have less detail than the other gigapixel plugin, but this is typically a good thing, as the extra "detail" in the other plugin was controversial. If you like some monsters from the other plugin better, it should be easy to mix-and-match monster collections, by copying the numbered folders from one plugin to another. For reference, the other plugin can be found here: http://simplici7y.com/items/marathon-infinity-upscaled-monsters.
There were some manual edits done to the fighter shapes to keep their staves/glow maps consistent between frames. The inconsistencies were obvious with the higher definition monsters, so thanks to Aaron for cleaning up the originals.
349 downloads, 2 reviews, 7 screenshots, 5.0 rating
Kuurin on Feb 20th 2021
Have you ever wanted to rend apart monsters, friends, or just your own good self with the endless amounts of energy trapped between the boundaries of space and time? Now you CAN!
Simply place and configure a platform with some simple parameters, and our magic gimmick script takes care of the rest!
Highly adaptable! Hilarious fun for all ages!
Try it today and go nowhere fast!
Notes for version 1.0:
Cleaned up and more or less good to go!
Fixed trap contact/proximity detection, optimized monster checking
Cleaned up script in general
243 downloads, 0 reviews, 2 screenshots, 0.0 rating
Tick Rider 0.2?
Kuurin on Feb 18th 2021
Soar on the wings of a bowl of spoiled pudding!
Ride on a tick, and fight from the sky!
Jump from tick to tick, or abuse the improbable physics of whatever a tick is made of to boost yourself over long distances! Blast the tick out from under your foes! Ride on the wrong tick and explode!
The possibilities are endless!
This fun and mildly-insane netscript is best suited to larger maps with open spaces. And it's even better with lava. Try it and you'll soon understand why!
Highly configurable, with various weird secrets and bizarre instances of what may possibly pass for humor. Try adding your own nonsense – Amuse, bemuse, or disgust your friends!
This package includes one shoddy, simplistic, yet lovable and purpose-made netmap, Tick Stew, that will allow you to explore the possibilities in various networked gametypes or just by yourself in a solo game.
Take to the un-friendly skies and become a Tick Rider today!
Notes for version 0.2?:
Position ticks out of impassable polygons.
Deal with some Lua errors caused by exceeding monster limits with too many ticks.
Added super-informative read-me documentation.
Added special Tick-Netmap "Cavendish Tick Catastrophe"
272 downloads, 0 reviews, 3 screenshots, 0.0 rating
djkontraktor on Feb 15th 2021
RyokoTK on Feb 7th 2021
Shappie on Feb 6th 2021
"An enormous 6-level total conversion. (Well, okay, not total... and that's its biggest weakness.) The mapmaking is pretty good, and the new creatures are quite cool (you can see them in a series of very nice pics here if you're up for a 3 meg download, or get an idea from this 500K desktop picture), but I was bugged a bit when a new monster, with lots of new looks/sounds, died with an old sound, or fired with an old sound, or... Okay, it's a trivial complaint. Overall, this is really, really well done. It's been out for a while (as have lots of the recent uploads), but it's the first time I've seen it, and maybe you, too. Lots of art, lots of sound, lots of music (that's where all the new size comes from)."
Created by Marcos T. Pinheiro - 1/30/99
431 downloads, 0 reviews, 4 screenshots, 0.0 rating
Shappie on Feb 4th 2021
It is 40 years after the combined forces of Earth and the S'pht Kr sacked the Pfhor system. You were put back into stasis after your legendary battles at Tau Ceti and L'howon. You've been recalled from stasis to help the UESC on a mission of utmost importance. You are aboard the UESC Leviathan and headed towards the Kolana system. Hobbes, the onboard AI, informs you of the situation. The Pfhor are back. So are the S'pht. More importantly, there is a new player in town, an AI called Wanda.
- An epic 3-way battle for the Jjaro AI with fluid alliances. Fight with the S'pht against the Pfhor, fight with the Pfhor against the S'pht. Fight alone against everyone.
- A new texture set
- 12 solo levels
Created by John A. Hancock, 1998
425 downloads, 0 reviews, 4 screenshots, 0.0 rating
irons on Feb 2nd 2021
A physics-to-JSON and JSON-to-physics utility that creates human-readable output useful for version control systems such as
git. You can then edit these JSON files using a text editor, another program, etc. and turn them into physics files. Also included are utility scripts for:
- viewing differences between
gitcommits for physics, between any two non-tracked files, or between some mixture of these
- retroactively building a parallel set of commits for a JSON version of one or more physics files' existing history
- automatically generating JSON for every committed physics file, bundling the JSON into the commit
Source code and binaries are available on my website; also available there are signatures for individual binaries. I recommend using them to verify whichever you might run.
Notes for version rolling:
Rolling release based on the current production branch of code.
2021-09-08: added ability to generate binary physics files from JSON