KingpinQ3 is a clone of Xatrix's Kingpin - Life of Crime.

Our goal is to merge Kingpin's unique atmosphere and gameplay with the capabilites of  a highly modified Id-Tech3 engine. The Id-Tech3 engine was released under the GPL a few years ago and KingpinQ3 is based on this engine which has been significantly modified.
KinpinQ3 never was a Quake3 mod and it never will be. We have started the development of KingpinQ3 after the GPL-release. KingpinQ3 is a noncommercial project, it will be a FREE standalone game available for PC, Mac, Linux. We have no public releases yet (only internal alphas).

KingpinQ3 will provide the following gamemodes:

  1. Deathmatch
  2. Team-Deathmatch
  3. Bagman
  4. Capture the Flag

All gamemodes listed above can be played with four different weapon-modes:

  1. regular weapon-mode
  2. realmode
  3. hitmen
  4. hitmen-realmode

KingpinQ3 is designed as a Online-Multiplayergame only, but it will support bots so you can play offline against them on regular maps.
Another notable feature of KingpinQ3 is the controversial "Bunnyhop".
The project was founded in Oct. 2006 by the autor of this arcticle.

KingpinQ3 Legality


KingpinQ3 is, as already mentioned above, a clone of Kingpin and this fact may pose the question:

Is KingpinQ3 a legal project ?

KingpinQ3 will not use any files of Kingpin at the point of release. Currently there are some original Kingpin files still in the game but they are being replaced by rebuilt versions as development continues.
Surely, cloning a game or any other product may be a controversial matter because the developers safe alot of work by cutting down the concept-phase. But I know a few products which have been cloned and they are legal products. A well-known example is Linux, Linux is a Unix clone and i've never heard anybody say "Linux is illegal".

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2 comments by 0xA5EA on Aug 2nd, 2011

Hello people, I haven't updated this page for a long time. This project is still alive !! I'm just to busy with my main website . We also have a project-management-page here where you can see what's going on.I've created a video a couple of month ago were I play against bot's on kpq3dm5.


I also added some new screenshots.

0xA5EA :)

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Roarkes
Roarkes May 17 2014, 11:19am says:

Sexy images !

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Xylemon
Xylemon Apr 22 2014, 10:10pm says:

Is there any hope of this still being alive?

Edit:

Scratch that, if you go to their site: Kingpinq3.com

You'll see it's still being worked on!

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T-F
T-F Apr 30 2012, 3:58pm says:

any chance for an update?

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Eagle12687
Eagle12687 Aug 26 2011, 1:52pm says:

Just change the name to something else, but tell everybody that it is inspired by Kingpin and you won't have any legal woes. I think that the multiplay maps for Kingpin are incredible, and to think that they were made on the Quake 2 Engine. Making realistic city scenes on such an old engine is nothing to be scoffed at. Obviously, I am interested in what you will do with the Quake 3 engine.

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DEAD_FiSH
DEAD_FiSH Aug 9 2011, 12:29am says:

Groovy! Added to tracking...

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RangerC
RangerC Mar 8 2011, 11:49am says:

Kingpinq3.com
Don't forget to get here some.

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Stoof
Stoof Jun 21 2010, 5:01am says:

Looks damn good.

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MadWolf
MadWolf Sep 18 2009, 12:26am says:

hi all

what is the status of this game ??

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stripes56
stripes56 Aug 27 2008, 11:27am says:

Nice work. The important thig is: Linux ready!

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Sangelothi
Sangelothi May 25 2008, 2:25am says:

this game looks nothing like kingpin, and thats good! keep up the good work!

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