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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    August 19, 2005 1:38 PM

    iD rocks for doing this.

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      August 19, 2005 1:56 PM

      true... and I suggest people check out http://quakedev.com/ and see what people have already done with the q1 & q2 engines... fun stuff. can't wait to see what people do with q3!

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      August 19, 2005 3:05 PM

      Just curious, and I in no way mean to be an ass about this, but you and a number of other people I've seen post spell their name "iD," and yet, I've never seen something official from id Software that spelled it that way. Do you spell it that way just because you've seen others do it? Throughout their history, I've seen them spell it "ID," "Id," and now the official spelling is "id," but never "iD."

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        August 19, 2005 3:45 PM

        iD is how Apple would spell it.

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        August 19, 2005 3:50 PM

        Because we're unable to connect the name to Freud.

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          August 19, 2005 3:52 PM

          Would you be one of those who also pronounce their name like "eye-dee"? :)

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        August 19, 2005 4:46 PM

        I think their old logo was iD

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          August 19, 2005 6:38 PM

          As far as I have seen, it has never been "iD." If you look at the Commander Keen games and Wolfenstein 3D, it's "ID."

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            August 19, 2005 11:00 PM

            correct, they have NEVER been iD. it bugs the hell out of me when so many people write it like that. so uninformed!

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            August 20, 2005 8:34 AM

            Yeah but it kinda looked like iD. So some people always capitalized it that way.

            Plus id keeps it in lowecase (except for certian kinds of legal documents which I guess would shit themselves if it was spelled that way, "Id"). And the name Doom is supposed to be spelled DOOM.

            I think they just like fucking with us :)

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        August 20, 2005 7:45 AM

        some ppl think it looks like a typo if you don't do something to it.