High-Resolution Creative Commons Texture Replacement Pack

Looking for a graphical update to Quake 3? Check out this new texture pack from Paul Marshall (aka Kpax). It replaces the original textures in Quake 3 with high-resolution versions, and it is licensed under the creative commons! Download now: xcsv_hires.zip (179MB) Unzip this file to your baseq3 directory, note that pure servers will need… Continue reading High-Resolution Creative Commons Texture Replacement Pack

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ioquake3 (kwaak3) on the Droid & G1

Via Thunderbird’s excellent kwaak3 ioquake3 spin-off, I just tried out ioquake3 on a borrowed Verizon Droid (Motorola Milestone). I’ve also tried kwaak3 on a donated T-Mobile G1 (HTC Dream): it is truly amazing that ioquake3 can run well on these platforms, not just for first-person-shooters or doom clones, but for new kinds of games to… Continue reading ioquake3 (kwaak3) on the Droid & G1

ioquake3 on the Nokia n900

One of the more interesting platforms for ioquake3 is the Nokia n900. The n900 is a smartphone running the Maemo version of Linux and a few months ago a project started to bring ioquake3 to it. Oliver McFadden maintains this version and demonstrated it in this video captured at Maemo Summit 2009 after the break.… Continue reading ioquake3 on the Nokia n900

ioquake3 hosting fundraiser

Update: We’ve met our goal, the drive has ended. Thank you again for all your help! Donations are required for ioquake3’s hosting to continue every two years. Next month, ioquake3’s hosting bill comes due. Fortunately it is only due once every two years which means that requests for donations will be infrequent. Thank you for… Continue reading ioquake3 hosting fundraiser

ioquake3 1.36 in the news!

Since the release of ioquake3 1.36 we’ve had a lot of attention from various sites and I thought it would be nice for people who only read ioquake3 to check out the reaction we’ve gotten in comments on some other places: ioquake3 1.36 Goes Gold (Slashdot) New ioquake3 (bluesnews) ioquake3 Goes Gold WIth Ogg Decoding,… Continue reading ioquake3 1.36 in the news!

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ioquake3 1.36 Gone Gold

ioquake3 1.36 is here! Go get it as a package for your system, or a source zip file/tarball. Check out your options for help if you run into a problem. If you find any bugs, please search bugzilla, and then report them! Here is what you can do with ioquake3: Play Quake 3: Arena and… Continue reading ioquake3 1.36 Gone Gold

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vi-oquake3

Effectively immediately ioquake3 will be dropping the established rendering path of OpenGL and moving directly into the future of gaming, rendering through a text editor. We realize this decision may come as shocking to some, but with increased competition from browser-based games like id software’s Quake Live, we must compete on a whole new level.… Continue reading vi-oquake3

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