It is an open source multiplayer first-person shooter. It uses the id Tech 3 engine source code (which is released under the GNU General Public License v2), and fills in the blank with all new media to make a playable game.

  • It's not a 'scavenge the internet for stuff' compilation project, the only things scavenged are some maps, which are OKAY because their source was released under the GPL.
  • Everything is strictly open source so they can be improved forever (and ever).
  • The additional "Missionpack" game types and weapons are merged into the base, so you get to lay the mines in overload maps.
  • There's more game types than the base game, like Domination, Last Man Standing, and what not. ("What not" does not refer to a gametype of that name - Ed)
  • Uses ioq3 for various feature additions, but it is not ioq3 dependent; it's also intended to be vanilla compatible. (The only thing that won't work is ogg music)
  • The art direction is different and not strictly 'gothic'. There's more of a eastern slant than the usual 'put skulls n' blood all over it's cool' you find in most games.
  • It's not next-gen, and computer compatibility range is wide enough to run on that dusty Pentium II in your attic.
  • There are bots, perfect for when you're stranded on an island.
  • There's also people playing it on the internet.
  • It is Free Software, so there's no guilt in downloading it and redistributing it.

OpenArena is licensed under the GNU GPL version 2 - data and engine. Anyone can contribute to it, if it complies with the GNU GPL.

WARNING: OpenArena contains Mature Content. I'm serious. If you don't like shooting the bloody guts and beating hearts out of voluptuous barely modest combatants then don't play it, or play without the mature pk3 file and use com_blood 0/cg_showGibs 0 (but be aware that pure servers may not agree with this).

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What better way to end a stressful working week than with a fistful of freedom! This week we have three fresh faces for everyone to enjoy along with an old favorite!

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Come back next week as we roll out another foursome of freebies for the freedom admiring gamer!

0.8.8 at desura

0.8.8 at desura

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OA 0.8.8 finally arrived at desura and is distributed for Windows, Mac, Linux (32 / 64 bit)

OpenArena 0.8.8 released

OpenArena 0.8.8 released

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Mostly map changes, bugfixes and an addition of a new character. No pussyfooting around here.

OpenArena Weekly Update #2

OpenArena Weekly Update #2

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Our second weekly update ever. This edition covers: new menu color scheme, two FFA maps, and busty cats.

OpenArena Weekly Update #1

OpenArena Weekly Update #1

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This is the very first in hopefully a series of weekly updates. This edition covers: New logo, specular lighting, and player models.

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Quake 3 Characters Pack Demo 1

Quake 3 Characters Pack Demo 1

Demo

Demo which includes Bitterman, Doomguy, Ranger and Sarge. All PC3 files must be transferred to the BaseOA folder.

NextArena Source Code

NextArena Source Code

NextArena Server

NextArena Source Code Android And Pc By Danil_Dm

NextArenaMobile Patch 3.1.2

NextArenaMobile Patch 3.1.2

NextArena Patch

NextArenaMobile 3.1.2 Patch By Danil_Dm. NextArena is my project that implements everything that the OpenArena players wanted.

NextArena Patch 3.1.2

NextArena Patch 3.1.2

NextArena Patch

NextArena 3.1.2 Patch By Danil_Dm. NextArena is my project that implements everything that the OpenArena players wanted.

NextArenaMobile(Full Version)

NextArenaMobile(Full Version)

NextArena Full Version

NextArena Mobile Full Version By Danil_Dm. NextArena is my project that implements everything that the OpenArena players wanted.

NextArena(Full Version)

NextArena(Full Version)

NextArena Full Version

NextArena Full Version By Danil_Dm. NextArena is my project that implements everything that the OpenArena players wanted.

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BlaringCoder
BlaringCoder

Has anyone got 0.7.7? I think I remember playing that version before.

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gato303
gato303

I tried to load a couple of bots I downloaded for Q3A and a map and Open Arena doesn't recognize them, aren't they compatible?

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modpromotion
modpromotion

you can playing many quake 3 Arena mods with openarena Openarena.wikia.com

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sonceman
sonceman

very bad using mouse (win 8.1). Game is clone quake 3 but free!

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me_savage
me_savage

Donewmouseaccel.blogspot.com

Got a fix for that.

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darter90
darter90

Quake school

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igorcristiano2
igorcristiano2

Good Game :3

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LoCraftLoco
LoCraftLoco

Great Game
:D

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crisinapol
crisinapol

Prety Cool Game . But when Im playing multiplayer . sometimes it disconect and say internet error .....
and sometimes it won't search for servers
anyways , It's an awesome Game !!!!! And I hope You fix My Problem ^_^

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KingMofrace
KingMofrace

Downloading :D

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