Wiki content moving to website

Just a quick note to say that some content from our wiki is now available on our website. For example the Player’s Guide, SysAdmin Guide, and Get Involved. More is on the way.

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Idle Thumbs’ ioquake3 VOD

Since the sort-of demise of Idle Thumbs, notorious Phaedrus-enthusiast Nick Breckon has hijacked their Twitch account to play games online with a collection of international Tweens and Teens. This VOD is from Breckon’s ioquake3 session versus those Youths just this past Saturday.

A New ioquake3.org

Way back in the middle of 2019 the ioquake3 project ran into a security issue, 2020 was an almost complete tire fire and 2021 is… not great! Still, we are finally digging our way out of that mess and moving on. Some things are broken today, but the meta server remains operational and you can… Continue reading A New ioquake3.org

ioquake3 Security Notice 06/13/19: Test Builds Possibly Compromised

Summary: As an initial notice, I want to warn ioquake3 players and server operators that precompiled test builds downloaded from our website may have been compromised. Please do not use or run an ioquake3 test build until we provide new builds for download. This post will be updated and a new notice will be provided… Continue reading ioquake3 Security Notice 06/13/19: Test Builds Possibly Compromised

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Thank You, Zack Middleton (zturtleman)

Zack Middleton (zturtleman) announced that he’ll be leaving the project, and Quake 3 engine development in general, on October 10th, 2018: October 10th 2018 is the 10 year anniversary of when I started modding ioquake3. It was my third attempt at creating a Ninja Turtle fangame within a three year time period. I intend to… Continue reading Thank You, Zack Middleton (zturtleman)

Help Wanted: Volunteer Linux System Administrator

ioquake3 is an entirely volunteer-run project and we need more volunteers! Please share this post with your friends. If you love maintaining Linux servers, and specifically Ubuntu Server, this is the role for you. The ioquake3 project is looking for a qualified Linux Systems Administrator to assist with maintaining our Ubuntu VPS. We need someone… Continue reading Help Wanted: Volunteer Linux System Administrator

Auto-Update Update

Ryan “icculus” Gordon has surprised us with a cross-platform auto-updater for ioquake3. Created thanks to contributions to his patreon campaign, here’s how Ryan describes it: I’ve written an autoupdater for ioquake3, with the intention of the game operating much like Google Chrome…it just stays up to date and you don’t really notice. This has been… Continue reading Auto-Update Update

Help Wanted

Last month I wrote about an important security update, and we were lucky that the news was spread far and wide but many players still didn’t see it. Even if they read the news, and they updated to the latest build of ioquake3, they wouldn’t have caught the follow-up security commits to the code repository unless they downloaded… Continue reading Help Wanted

Important Security Update: Please Update ioquake3 Immediately

Please immediately update ioquake3 to the latest test build before you connect to any online servers. Despite the name, the test builds are in fact way more stable and secure than any release at this time. In doing so you’ll also receive access to all kinds of other updates and changes that we’ve made since… Continue reading Important Security Update: Please Update ioquake3 Immediately