This project, ioquake3 (or ioq3 for short,) aims to build upon id Software’s Quake 3 source code release. The source code was released on August 20, 2005 under the GPLv2. Since then, we have been cleaning up, fixing bugs, and adding features.

Our permanent goal is to create the open source Quake 3 distribution upon which people base their games and projects. We also seek to have the perfect version of the engine for playing Quake 3: Arena, Team Arena, and all popular mods.

Here are some of the great improvements that the ioquake3 engine brings you:

  • Ports to new platforms
  • Off-server data downloads (http redirection) via HTTP and FTP with cURL
  • OpenAL sound rendering allowing for surround (5.1 and 7.1) speaker layouts and generally improved sound

    quality. Especially on the Windows Vista Operating System.

  • Ogg Vorbis audio decoding.
  • In-engine VOIP support, with optional Mumble player-location support.
  • IPV6 Networking. We’re ready to frag on the net of the future!
  • SDL backend for the OpenGL context, window management, and input. This also improves portability.
  • Anaglyph stereo rendering (for viewing with 3D glasses)
  • Full x86-64 architecture support
  • Rewritten PowerPC JIT compiler, with ppc64 support
  • Compilation with MinGW and cross-compilation for Windows for Linux
  • Improved console command auto-completion
  • Persistent console command history
  • Improved QVM (Quake Virtual Machine) tools
  • Colored terminal output on POSIX operating systems
  • GUID System
  • Multiuser support on Windows systems (user-specific game data is stored in their respective Application Data folders)
  • PNG format support for textures
  • Numerous security fixes
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news 20yearspadmod

It’s hard to believe, but 20 years ago today World of PADMAN was born as a modification for Quake 3 Arena, Happy Birthday! After two and a half years of hard development work, the first beta version was released on June 18th, 2004. It contained 11 maps, six player models with a total of 14 different skins, nine weapons, seven power-ups and the game modes Spray Your Color, Big Balloon and Last Pad Standing. World of PADMAN was subsequently voted Mod of the Week on planetquake.com and was published in international PC games magazines, sometimes with accompanying articles, as well as on DVD.

The development team was already facing big challenges at that time, and it is only thanks to ENTE and a hard core that the development did not die like other mod projects at that time. Without this commitment and passion, World of PADMAN would not exist as an independent game today. You can now read the whole story about the development of the PadMod in detail in our section The WoP Story on our website.

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If you want to experience the PadMod again and play it together, you are welcome to do so on Hectic’s server “PadMod | 20th Anniversary”. Instructions on how to get the PadMod running on modern systems can be found on our website. There you will also find a small patch that should make your life easier.

Have fun reading, discovering and reminiscing!

Time for a status update on WoP development

Time for a status update on WoP development

World of Padman

It's been a while since our last post on the development of World of PADMAN 1.7, so it's time for a status update. We are hoping for a release next year...

New shooter game! (Share your ideas and your opinion plz)

New shooter game! (Share your ideas and your opinion plz)

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A new shooter game is in development. Help promote the game so that I understand what kind of games you want to see.

World of PADMAN 1.7 in development

World of PADMAN 1.7 in development

World of Padman 2 comments

World of Padman 1.7 has been in development for a few months. Time to publish a list of planned features and some first screenshots. Take a look!

World of Padman 1.6.2 released!

World of Padman 1.6.2 released!

World of Padman

World of Padman 1.6.2 is now available for download as unified ZIP for Windows, Linux and MacOSX and as Windows installer and as Snap for Linux. Check...

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ZEQ2-Lite Dragonverse

ZEQ2-Lite Dragonverse

Fighting

ZEQ2-Lite Dragonverse is a multiplayer Dragon Ball fighting game with many playable characters from Dragon Ball Z, Super, GT, AF, Heroes and others.

World of Padman

World of Padman

First Person Shooter

World of Padman is an incredibly carefully designed and colorful freeware fun shooter for young and young-at-heart people, created by ENTE & team.

Q3Rally

Q3Rally

Racing

Open-source survival racing game on the ioquake3 engine.

Urban Terror

Urban Terror

First Person Shooter

Urban Terror is a free multiplayer first person shooter developed by FrozenSand, that (thanks to the ioquake3-code) does not require Quake III Arena anymore...

Mashup Dimensions

Mashup Dimensions

First Person Shooter

Mashup Mini Arena. Old-school arena-styled competitive shooter. Take a role of music-loving girl or careless biker guy, miraculously saved from car accident...

ZEQ2 Lite

ZEQ2 Lite

Tactical Shooter

ZEQ2-Lite is an open-sourced and mod expandable project based on a highly modified ioQuake3 engine foundation and features many true-to-reference DBZ...

Smokin' Guns

Smokin' Guns

First Person Shooter

Smokin' Guns is intended to be a recreation of the "Old West's" great atmosphere. It is being developed on IoQ3's implementation of Id Softwares IdTECH3...

Tremulous

Tremulous

First Person Shooter

Tremulous is a free, open source game that blends a team based FPS with elements of an RTS. Players can choose from 2 unique races, aliens and humans...

Diary - When past speaks

Diary - When past speaks

Adventure

Diary - When past speaks an adventure horror game.

B.O.N.D

B.O.N.D

Fighting

Welcome to the B.O.N.D page! This game will feature 4 fantastic Anime series, and combine them in an all out battle ! The fights will take place with...

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dumpydoodaa
dumpydoodaa - - 1,141 comments

The link goes to the unvanquished game.
Where is the link for ioquake3?

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Indloon
Indloon - - 21 comments

Great engine "fix"/tweak project.
However SDL makes it very difficult/nearly impossible to implement OpenGL 4.2 on ioquake3 rendering code.

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Guest
Guest - - 699,725 comments

have you seen rend2?

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FiredFox3
FiredFox3 - - 372 comments

Moddb.com

Как включить это?

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FiredFox3
FiredFox3 - - 372 comments

+ ioquake3 engine game - OpenArena )

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mxtomek
mxtomek - - 142 comments

And where is Urban Terror_

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MCvirus
MCvirus - - 5 comments

but how to download there is no sign of download written

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asvigny
asvigny - - 485 comments

I think you have to own Quake 3.

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fier_
fier_ - - 26 comments

The download for the engine is on the website. It is open source, so you do not need to own Quake III.

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MrNuclearMonster Creator
MrNuclearMonster - - 2 comments

you need to own Quake 3 if you wish to play Quake 3: Arena or Team Arena, if you wish to play a standalone game based on this engine you do not need to own Quake 3.

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