User:Axper/sandbox/Quake 1

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Reason: How to install original proprietary game data? Add troubleshooting, level editors, multiplayer. Configuration/cheats. What is Quake World? Are nQuake & ezQuake engines or data? (Discuss in User talk:Axper/sandbox/Quake 1)

"Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed and published by Id Software in 1996. In the game, players must find their way through various maze-like, medieval environments while battling a variety of monsters using a wide array of weapons."wikipedia:Quake_(video_game)


You need both game engine and data files in order to play. There are several packages available for Arch Linux.


  • Darkplaces — Advanced Quake 1 game engine || darkplacesAUR
  • fitzquake — Another modern Quake1 engine port || fitzquakeAUR
  • ezQuake — Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps. The popular, modern and maintained Quake/QuakeWorld client. Manual post-installation setup required. Can play on-line for free. || ezquakeAUR
  • nQuake — Fast paced multiplayer FPS focusing on movement and trick jumps. This is the popular Quake / QuakeWorld package, including ezQuake client, 24bit textures, maps, bots and more. Automatic post-installation set up. Can play on-line for free. || not packaged? search in AUR


  • oqplus — Free content replacement project for Quake 1 || oqplus-svnAUR
  • Quake Revitalization Project — High quality textures for Quake || quake-qrp-texturesAUR

See also