The Quake engine is the game engine that was written to power 1996's Quake, written by id Software. It featured true 3D realtime rendering and is now licensed under the GPL.

After release it immediately forked, as did the level design. Much of the engine remained in Quake II and Quake III Arena. The Quake engine, like the Doom engine, used Binary space partitioning (BSP). The Quake engine also used Gouraud shading for moving objects, and a static lightmap for nonmoving objects.

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0 comments by Hajas on Feb 19th, 2008

The Latest Patch 2.2 was released at 23.Jan.2008! You need this patch to connect at our server!

This patch aside add few more maps and fix some other small graphic details, was more focus in the network, fixing overflow messages, and other tweaks that made everyone have less pings in our server and better connection stability.

Seams all the connection problems of Q2E 0.40 were solved right now... until we find another... :D

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Nilghai
Nilghai Mar 1 2010, 11:09am says:

So epic!

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leilei
leilei Mar 8 2010, 2:39pm replied:

WRONG. Epic has Unreal

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Ichiman94
Ichiman94 Dec 25 2009, 3:19am says:

here is the kurok engine Bladebattles.com

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Justin123991
Justin123991 Feb 6 2010, 11:24am replied:

Does the Kurok engine make games?

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Ichiman94
Ichiman94 Mar 14 2010, 5:41pm replied:

kurok engine is free quake engine that can run on PSP, and some games (Solitude, Nazi zombies portable) uses Kurok engine

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notoriousD
notoriousD Dec 10 2009, 4:49pm says:

what is the Quake engine for? and what does it do?

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Ichiman94
Ichiman94 Dec 7 2009, 6:21am says:

quake engine->kurok engine for portability

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Frozen442
Frozen442 Mar 18 2009, 7:00am says:

forever!

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Rigelblast
Rigelblast Oct 29 2008, 5:31pm says:

The Quake Engine was one of the first true 3D engines. It was technically very advanced in its time and it had many cool features. The engine was also very popular and much of it was also used in id Software's later engines (such as Quake 2 Engine), which made it a good base for games.

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viper276
viper276 May 6 2008, 12:42pm says:

this was one of the first 3D engines used for quake.

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Released Jun 1996
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wtf? this engine is EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!! FUCK YHEA.

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