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This Week in SpyParty: Sharing SpyParty’s Arcanum

After a hiatus, we’re back with zerotka posting to the blog! – checker Information is a valuable thing in all areas of life. The government does a great deal of work to keep ‘sensitive’ information from the public, Coca-Cola has a vault for its secret formula, and there are even rumors of secret societies like the […]

Zero’s Replays Trailer Teaches You How Not To Get Shot in 3 Minutes (maybe)

What, are you saying my 30+ minute rambles about the new In-Game Replays System are too long? Fine, be that way. Well, zerotka‘s got you covered. He created a short and punchy trailer for using replays on the SpyParty YouTube channel to figure out why you got highlit1 and shot, check it out: What’s that […]

Really Cool Expert Game Analysis Using Replays

I expected the community to do cool stuff with replays, but this was even better than I expected! The other day, kcmmmmm grabbed a set of replays from a match played between drawnonward and smash10101, and went through them on his stream, analyzing the games, remarking on good and bad plays, getting into the minds of the […]

Replays Are Here!

I just released build v0.1.3240.0 to the beta, which has some minor bug fixes, but also In-Game Replays, the coolest thing since the new art went in! I am incredibly excited about the potential for replays!  I can’t use enough exclamation points!!! Update:  zerotka made a cool trailer showing them off: I wrote about replays […]

Triple Birthday Stream Tonight, Monday, February 24th, 6pm PST!

The awesome folks in the SpyParty beta usually ask me to play them for important milestone games, usually when there are a lot of zeros in their game count.  I’ve done a bunch of these before, as you can see.1  I call these “birthday matches”, and I love doing them.  I’ve done 500′s, 1000′s, 2000′s, 3000′s, […]