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QuakeCon 2006 Coverage

The official QuakeCon website has been updated with tournament results. Techfear takes a look at the event's exhibitors and sponsors. Gamernode has a best-of video. And lastly PlanetQuake4.net has videos from John Carmack's keynote speech, id Software's Q&A session and Splash Damage's Enemy Territory: Quake Wars tools session.

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Quake 3 Source Code Released

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As expected, the full source code for Quake 3 is now available. The source code, available under the GPL license, can be compiled under Windows, Mac and Linux environments. The zip also includes the source code to Q3Radiant 200f. You can find the included readme.txt here.

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"Yes, for the sake of Linux and Mac, GTK had a GUI that only a programmer could love. On the plus ..."
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New Generations Arena

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DOOM 3 is all the rage right now (we're starting to add early mods on FileShack) but that doesn't mean there wont be any updates for Quake 3 mods. The WireHead Studios guys have released the latest Generations Arena, and you can grab the full installation version from FileShack.

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"that would be awesome, it's always been a dream of mine to play Quake 3 with only four people"
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New Urban Terror Release

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The final version of Urban Terror has been released, ending the development of the mod on the Quake 3 engine with v3.4. You can download either a 414mb full installer or a 12mb patch to update the previous v3.3 release.

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Urban Terror 3.3 Released

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Silicon Ice Development has released version 3.3 of the Urban Terror mod, which is the last release for the Quake 3 engine. As we reported last month, the mod will be ported to the Enemy Territory engine.

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Painkeep Arena Q&A

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HomeLAN Fed has a new Q&A with Robert Waring, asking the Team Evolve team leader about the 3.0 release of Painkeep Arena mod for Quake 3. JCal asks about the delay in getting 3.0 released, new content, graphical improvements, the current status of the mod and plans for releases after this version.

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Urban Terror Goes Stand-Alone

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PlanetQuake3.net is reporting that the Quake 3 mod Urban Terror will become a stand-alone game. The mod will be ported to the Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory engine, though it will be able to run on its own and the Silicon Ice development team no longer considers it to be just a mod. They still intend to release the game for free. More info here.

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Urban Terror 3.0

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As noted on the mod's official website, version 3.0 of the Urban Terror mod for Quake 3 Arena is now out. Version 3.0 features a new Bomb/Defuse gamemode, a new weapon, new player skins and more. You can grab the release from FileShack.

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New Rocket Arena

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For you Rocket Arena fans, a new version 1.65 release is now out. This release fixes a bunch of bugs found in the recent 1.6 release. You can find the upgrade files on FileShack.

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"Definately.... But I haven't played any Q3 at all for a long time really =/ Is there still a ..."
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New Reaction Quake

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A new version of Reaction Quake 3 has been released, offering new and improved maps among several other things. You can find the 308mb (!) file mirrored on FileShack.

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"This is a great mod, I'd love to see this one get more attention (there are actually a lot of ..."
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Orange Smoothie Interview

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HomeLAN Fed's Saturday morning mod interview is with Jason "Rhea" Keimig of Orange Smoothie Productions, known for their OSP Tourney mods for Quake 3, RTCW and other games.

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"dont even say sims online....my girlfriend has been braindead ever since shes started playing ..."
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Quake 3 Linux Update

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id Software programmer Robert Duffy updated his .plan file with the news that a new version of the Quake 3 Linux point release is now out. You can find it on id's FTP server or FileShack.

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"Kudos to id... this version (1.32b) finally fixes the hitching I was experiencing with an SMP ..."
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Urban Terror v2.6

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Quake3 Urban Terror v2.6 has just been released, although the website doesnt seem to be up to date on that stuff as of this posting, you can already grab the files on Fileshack of course. Keep in mind things are a bit crowded today with the big Spearhead demo release yesterday. Also, for those of you who were having slowdowns, we've tracked that down and things should be snappy again.

- Urban Terror v2.6 - Urban Terror v2.5 to 2.6 Upgrade

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"You need to remove pak4.pk3, pak5.pk3, and pak6.pk3. Fire up the game. Refresh the list. ..."
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New Mac Q3 Point Release

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Graeme Devine updated his .plan file, announcing that he has released a new beta Mac patch for Quake 3 Arena. It now includes Punkbuster support files.

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New Quake 3 SDK

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id Software programmer Robert Duffy updated his .plan file, mentioning that id's FTP server now has a new Quake 3 (+ Team Arena) SDK containing the 1.32 source code. There is a Windows version as well as a Linux version. Both of those links go to FileShack where the files are mirrored.

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"Dunno, personally I can't wait to see what happens when they GPL the whole source code (engine ..."
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