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Resources for playing:
 
Source ports -- Rebirth/Retro installer focused on competitive play, D2X-XL is more experimental 
 
Level Downloads -- Descent Mission Database (D1/D2), Sector Game (D3) also includes current patches for D3.  This DBB thread also has active links for D3 patches.
 
Active Player Communities -- Descent Champions Ladder (competitive 1v1), Descent Rangers (all types of multiplayer and cooperative -- download mumble and connect to their server to talk to other pilots), RIP (hosts several D3 servers), VEX (German D3 clan) 
 
Game trackers -- Retro tracker (D1/D2; has its own twitter feed), Rebirth tracker (D1/D2), Descent-servers.net (D1/D2/D3), Descent.cx tracker/launcher for D3
 
Level Editors and tools -- DLE-XP ,  SDLDEVIL , Pumosoft master list of tools
 
Events:
 
Descent 3 CTF games, every other weekend, organized by LadySilver -- posted in this forum
Monthly Demo Viewing Party, the last Friday of each month, 9 PM CST -- on the DCL forums
Self Destruct Sequence podcast, live on twitch Saturday at 3:30 PM EST
The Crater Descent:Underground radio show, Sunday at 7 PM CST (archive)
 
Streams and videos:
 
Entropy - D1 ladder matches, includes demos with commentary from pilots
Glowhyena - D1 playthrough beginning
Blarget - Descent level builder
PigmyRhino - Descent Rangers games, and sometimes non-Descent stuff
Drakona's youtube channel, includes highlight videos from ladder and anarchy games
Roncli's youtube channel, lots of ladder matches
Hunter's youtube channel, D3-focused
The@$$man's twitch, mostly ladder matches
SpootyBiscuit, Descent speedrunner
Marvin, Descent speedrunner
Avder, Descent speedrunner
sfx007, Descent 2 player
StarManAevum, Descent 1 Let's Play
 
Websites/Communities:
 
DescentBB -- an older community site, mostly former players talking about their personal lives
The Other DescentBB -- an offshoot of the above, made by people who wanted more lax rules, mostly a ghost town now
Moon's Descendarium - Descent strategy
Descent2.com -- many links no longer work, but there's some good basic info like cheat codes, and some links to very old sites
 
Other Descent-like games:
 

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Come play original Descent! Full version setup instructions or Shareware unzip-and-play
Voice chat on Descent Rangers Mumble server address mumble.descentrangers.com port 31393

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Updated a few links, notably the Self-Destruct Sequence podcast.


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Come play original Descent! Full version setup instructions or Shareware unzip-and-play
Voice chat on Descent Rangers Mumble server address mumble.descentrangers.com port 31393

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I installed the D3 package. Worked easy.  http://www.dateilist.../descent-3.html

 

The site is down.


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Sadly it may be time to remove the GOG and Steam links from the original post. :(


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