Quake III Arena (also Quake 3, Q3A, Q3) is a first person shooter developed by id software and released in 1999. It is the third game in the Quake series, and the first in the series to exclude the standard single-player elements of the game and focus on online play.

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Urban Terror not launching on OSX 10.9

I installed Urban terror yesterday on my Mac OSX 10.9 and It refuses to launch, I just get a black screen and then it quits. It's in my applications folder. I ran it from the ...
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Connection to own Q3 dedicated impossible

I'm trying to run a dedicated Q3 1.32b linux-i386 Nov 14 2002 from a headless Ubuntu 12.04. Server is not seen in server list. When trying to connect explicitly by address:port from from client ...
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Quake 3 Team Arena won't start without restarting Steam

I have Quake 3 Team Arena installed on Windows 7 32 bit via Steam and whenever I start up Steam and go to play it, it'll boot up just fine. If I play another game on Steam beforehand and then go to ...
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How do I learn to strafe jump in Quake3?

I have read tutorials, watched videos, still can not strafe jump (movement by bunny hopping with gained speed) in Quake 3. Do I need specially made maps for it to work? Is there some settings I need ...
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Starting Quake 3 Arena Server Using Config File

I would like to know how I can accomplish the following: Start dedicated Quake 3 Server using a config file (rather than manually entering settings each time) Setup bots in the config file Setup ...
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Quake 3 Private Server With Bots

I'm trying to get the right combination of settings for my server so that I can do the following: Start 7 bots (works fine) Allow up to 4 humans to join (works fine) Require password for all humans ...
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How can I stabilize my ping?

I've been playing Quake 3 for a long time now. I recently bought a new laptop and I am experiencing highly variable latency. My ping seems to just bounce around between 30 - 140ms at random. Since ...
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i3 core performance problems

I just tried to play Quake3 (QuakeLive) on a new laptop with an i3 core integrated GPU, running Ubuntu 10.10. Strangely, the performance was terrible. I'm running on intel driver, which seems to load ...
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Where should the q3config.cfg file be?

I've installed Quake 3 with the Q3 Pro Installer, and I'm not sure where the thing put my q3config.cfg file, if at all. Now, I know that the file is usually in [my directory of choice]\baseq3, but ...
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How can I make FFA server in OSP which anyone can join even during match

When I create server in OSP mod, anyone can join the game during warmup. But after the game has been started, new players can't join the game, server says something like "You can join the game after ...
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In Quake, what's the difference between Armour and Health?

Obviously when your health is 100 you can't pick up any more (normal) health, but you can add armour. But do they act different against damage? Or is armour just extended health? When you've hit ...
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Why does strafe-jumping/bunny-hopping work?

Long story short, I want to know the math behind Strafe Jumping (and any other odd ways of acceleration), and I'm not sure if such info exists. If it does, could somebody either write the formula down ...
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Quake 3 vstr Rotation with Custom Bots

I am using the following config to cycle through maps on a CTF server: set d1 "devmap q3ctf4 ; set nextmap vstr d2" set d2 "devmap q3ctf1 ; set nextmap vstr d3" set d3 "devmap q3ctf2 ; set nextmap ...
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Enabling speedometer in Quake 3

I have OSP installed but Quake 3 says that cg_speedometer 1 is an unknown command. Which version do I need in order to use it?
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Quake 3 doesn't install in Windows 7

I have a Dell Studio laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz processor, 4 GB Ram, 512 MB ATI Raedon Graphics Card and 500 GB HDD with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I was checking my shelf for old games ...
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Quake 3 Cheats - Enable Give All Persistently

I have disabled pure server to try out some of the built-in cheats. I like using '/give all' but as soon as you die you lose all weapons. Is there a way to persist this throughout an entire map, ...
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How do I specify 16 slots in Quake 3

Is there a command that I can run in-game to open up more slots during a networked game of Quake 3 Arena?
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3D Anaglyph Gaming (FIFA10 & Quake3/ioquake3)

I'm organizing a gaming event, which will have FIFA 2010 and Quake 3. We want the audience to be able to see the action in true 3D, so we're going to make use of anaglyph glasses. For this, we'll be ...