Previously referred to as the 'Doom 3 Engine', Tech 4 is id Software's current licensing platform. Powering games such as Doom 3, Quake 4 and Enemy Territory Quake Wars, Tech 4 revolutionized the use of realtime dynamic lighting as well as other technologies.

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A content pack of Star Wars themed levels designed for 8 to 32 players.
Point Capture is the emphasis, with deathmatch options.

Pics of Hoth level's terrain shown, with temporary textures for skybox

Levels include:
- Hoth
- Cloud City/Bacta Platforms
- Mos Eisley
- Tatooine
- Imperial Space Station/Under Construction Star Destroyer
- Coruscant/Wookie Planet
- Death Star Research Facility
- Remnants of Clone Manufacturer
- Republic Colony

This is a version of a Star Wars project that was being built in Unity 3D for web browsers.

A package of models is also in the works.

MosEisleyLevelByChristopherHarma 1





Cloud City Bacta Platforms


textures are still being updated, these screens are the levels using default Doom 3 stuff, and not the full Star Wars themed textures. The textures in Unity 3D are better so far, and the normal maps have to be rebuilt for Doom 3 vdersion of the levels. The next texture pack with be to bring visuals closer to that of recent shooters, since to get performance out of Doom 3 things have to look something like Battlefront 2. An update with other textures will follow. After that it will be the move of things to a version of Quake Wars. The versions for Unreal 2.5 that I built will be moved to Unreal Engine 3 with the updated textures.

Bot support via modified SAbot will be a feature after the level pack release. Some levels are now the size of the level with a train in Battlefield 4(with 32 players in mind)

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Ichiman94 Oct 15 2009 says:

until rage, its will be opensource, i cant wait for this :D :P
good engine

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Rigelblast Apr 26 2009 says:

id Tech 4 is an advanced engine which has really taken games to a whole new level.

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Landon1121 Jul 14 2010 replied:

same with the source engine...............

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pwnz Aug 30 2010 replied:

Yeah, Source engine has a more bigger community but from what I've seen so far, ID Tech 4 has a smaller one but stronger. They added so many new things from HDR to Megatextures.

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ibz Apr 9 2009 says:

dunno whether it's open source yet and we are in 2009?

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Argoon Jul 18 2009 replied:

I hope i'm wrong but with the selling of ID, i'm afraid idtech4 will not be open sourced, but as i said i hope i'm wrong.

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Gurra300 Aug 13 2009 replied: John Carmack said...he will release the source code for it when they release RAGE

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cortez666 Oct 6 2009 replied:

lets hope its true.
i really want make something with this engine

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Dafama2k7 Apr 7 2009 says:

As fas as i know, the NEW upcoming Raven software game Return to Castle Wolfenstein 2 is based on latest instalment of IdTech4 + MegaTexture amazing engine also !!!

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Slayer_2 Apr 6 2009 says:

For anyone who mods games using the ID Tech 4 Engine, this group is for you:

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