-----written in Quake era-----
well-known quake addon development team
located at impact.frag.com. impact has
released quess (quake chess), and quake rally.
quake implementation using the java language. located at
in may, java quake offered deathmatch, but was forced to
shut down on 5/29 due to usage of id levels, textures,
and models. reborn in frag island
mplayer is a young multiplayer service that touts that
it is "the place for fast multiplayer games on the internet".
mplayer offers free and "plu$" access for multiplayer gaming.
it supports great games such as quake (+ctf), and other games
such as red alert or mech warrior 2.
mplayer came under attack by quake players who were angered
at the decision to hold the tournament for
John Carmack's "old" ferrari
on mplayer. (btw thresh won)
mplayer does not support quakeworld,
but uses its own lag reducing techniques
which may not be as good as those of quakeworld's.
one wonky bug was that players whose names were longer than
16 characters automagically qualified for the second round.
although players complain of misreported scores, poor lag,
and software problems, mplayer is working hard to improve their
technology and fix existing bugs.
mplayer currently supports "classic" net.quake which is better for
lpbs. company homepage:
quake browser plug-in that enables players to start a
quakeworld game from within
a browser. see
qplug info at stomped
WCU (worldcraft university) met quasi-weekly on Sundays on IRC. Its goal
was to instruct people about the use of the
Worldcraft level editor. check out
Impact is not developing anything currently. Java Quake II is not likely.
GameSpy and QII net.play are poised to take over any
-historian kolinahr, updated 98 mar 9