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Questions tagged [quake]

Quake is a first-person shooter that was developed by id Software. It was the first game in the popular Quake series of games.

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Bunnyhopping in quake: how does the movement model allow this? [closed]

I was watching this interesting video about bunnyhopping and speedrunning in Quake's E1m1: I must confess I've never really understood how bunnyhopping works (in ...
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Q3 TA : all my server bots end up as spectators

How do I reset everything without reinstalling q3TA? Where I start a server, all of the bots end up killing themselves and joining as spectators...very sad, indeed.
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Getting Quake 1 to work

I have an old copy of Quake 1 I bought years ago as part of an id Anthology, but it won't install on my Windows 10 PC - Whenever I try to run setup.exe I get a message saying "This app can't run on ...
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Etymology of announcing headshots, double kills, multi kills, etc [closed]

I used to think that the origin of headshot, double kill, multi kill,... feature come from cross fire - an online game. Thanks to this answer, I re-think about the origin of this feature. I see that ...
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Differences between strafe jumping in Quake series?

In Quake 1-3, what is the difference between strafe jumping between them? Do they keep the same vector summation overshoot from Quake 1, or does each engine/game vary?
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What recommended upload/download speeds should I have for a Quake 1 server?

I know that this sounds extremely outdated to talk about, but what are some recommended Internet speeds for a Quake 1 server? I've been catering to the lone players looking around on the DarkPlaces ...
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Is it possible to disable camera sway and/or weapon bobbing in Quake 1?

Upon sorting some of my games into categories on Steam I realised I had the original Quake in my Steam library (bought as part of a Steam sale pack no doubt), and decided to give it a go. ...
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Is it possible to play the Steam version of Quake on Ubuntu?

I understand that playing Quake on Linux requires three things: An engine A launcher The data files (either shareware or registered) The first two have GPL packages available and are as simple to ...
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Quake 1 under Linux using QuakeSpasm 0.85.9 “Couldn't find a cdrip for track” and “Couldn't handle music file”

I'm trying to get Quake 1 music to work under Linux. I've downloaded the shareware version, downloaded the music, manually done de-emphasis on them (sound bassier and heavier), packaged both data and ...
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How to add music to Quake1?

I am using Quakespasm (version 0.85.9) - 64 bit on Windows and it works very well. I found a free music pack named quake1_music_diabolipak.pk3, which I unpacked into the folder C:\Programs\quakespasm-...
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Can I play any Quake 1 mods without original game?

I've found quite a lot "mods" on http://quaddicted.com, and I've tried some open-source Quake engines (QuakeSpasm, DirectQ), but they all seem to complain in this way or other, that I haven't got the ...
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How can I play Quake on OS X 10.7 or above?

Is there any option for native playing Quake on OS X 10.7 and above?
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How can I find the Quake room?

In addition to the Doom room and the Wolfenstein room, I have also heard that there is a secret level as a homage to id Software's game Quake. Where can I find this level and what do I need to do in ...
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How do I change projectile (nail, rocket, etc) speed?

I'm playing Quake 1 in single-player mode with QuakeSpasm 0.85.7 engine. I want to limit the speed of projectiles, like thrown grenade, launched rocket of rocket launcher and fired nail of nailgun/...
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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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Quake PC Game (Steam Ver.)

My inquiry is; is there a command\ prompt that can be used to play my installed Quake game via Win98, while my steam account has no internet connection (completely offline)? I had noticed I was able ...
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Playing Quake 1/2 on Linux?

What should I get, and from where, to be able to play first and second Quake, on Linux, in single-player mode?