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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Hello everybody, after dealing with KingpinQ3 for about eight years we are proud to announce a Beta release of KingpinQ3. You can download the game here.
The beta includes three ctf and bagman maps and four deathmatch maps. We have a couple of server running for Capture the flag, Bagman, Team Deathmatch, Hitmen, Realmode and Gangbang.
The beta also includes everything you need to create custom maps on windows (radiant, compilefrontend, tons of textures and map-models).
Supported operation systems are currently windows, linux 32-bit and linux 64-bit.
I've created a forum for feedback and bug reports here.
So have fun.
0xA5EA

It's really time for an update

It's really time for an update

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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.

map kpq3dm5 is close to final

map kpq3dm5 is close to final

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Hi, here is a screenshot of the map kpq3dm5 which is close to final.

Preview of map Sick City

Preview of map Sick City

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Heres, a preview of a new deathmatch-, bagman- and ctf-map called Sick City.

Preview of a new DM-map

Preview of a new DM-map

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Preview of a new DM-map "Klinsky's Manor" for KingpinQ3

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PCG
PCG

This looks good, shame it wasn't made into a singleplayer remake as well.

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0xA5EA Creator
0xA5EA

Not in its first release, but maby after. Who knows yet. It is possible to add single-player to KingpinQ3, because the Id-Tech3 engine includes a very good Bot-library. We will see what happens ;-)

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f0rqu3
f0rqu3

botlib works but bloated

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PCG
PCG

Oh, far out. For some reason I coulda sworn there was some "legal" reason for the lack of an SP campaign.

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Akerfeldt
Akerfeldt

Excellent, Kinping was such a fun multiplayer game

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Akerfeldt
Akerfeldt

Kingpin*... damn im tired

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f0rqu3
f0rqu3

kingpig?

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Sangelothi
Sangelothi

nice! looking good looking good...keep up the good work!

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dinky
dinky

Looks good! Releasing as stand-alone or is it a mod of Quake 3? The Q3 Source is free you know, along with a license :).

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0xA5EA Creator
0xA5EA

Its standalone ;-)

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leilei
leilei

Standaloning a game, using trademarks in the name and assets from other games is sure asking for trouble especially mixing it with a Free Software engine license only just for the free beer.

Shameful. Go back to being a Quake3 mod.

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0xA5EA Creator
0xA5EA

Thanks for your advice. We possibly make some mistakes during the development process but we are willing to correct them if necessary.

I'm not surprised you're one of the Open Arena Team-members. Nice game, i hope we can coexist in a peaceful way.....

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Duckman142
Duckman142

looks like real good moddeling

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