Quake 3 Arena and Quake 3: Team Arena

Quake 3 Arena overview
Quake 3 cheats
Quake 3: Team Arena overview
Technical support

Quake 3 Arena overview

Quake 3Type: Action
ESRB Rating: Mature
Release Date: 12/2/1999
Developer: id Software
Publisher: Activision, Loki Software (Linux)

Like its predecessors, Quake 3 Arena (also called Quake 3) brings back the action of the first person shooting games. Quake 3 brings a new arenas, new models, spectacular multi-player action and support for single player where the player plays against bots.

Quake III is a must for anyone who has enjoyed the previous versions of Quake or is interested in getting into first-person shooting games.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 3.0 with Service Pack 3+
Processor: Intel Pentium MMX 233 MHz - With a 8MB video card
Intel Pentium II 266 MHz or AMD 350MHz K6-2 - With a 4MB video card
Memory: 64MB RAM
Graphics Card: **Requires OpenGL
Supported Video Cards:
All 3dfx chips
ATI Rage Pro & Rage 128
S3 Savage 4
nVIDIA Riva 128 & 128x
nVIDIA TNT and TNT2
nVIDIA GeForce 256+
Matrox G200 & G400
Intel i740
DirectX: DirectX 3.0
Sound Card: DirectX 3.0 compatible
Hard Drive Space: 70 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 4X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: Yes - 28.8 kbs or faster modem, TCP/IP compatible network card

Quake 3 cheats

The following commands need to be entered in the game console to activate the cheat:

Command Effect
/imacheater All skills unlocked at skill level 1
/god God mode
/noclip No clipping mode
/give all Get all weapons and ammo
/give quad damage 4x damage
/invisibility Become invisible
/give battle suit Get the battle suit powerup
/give mega health Get +100 health over the maximum

**These cheats only work in single player mode

Quake 3: Team Arena overview

Tribes 2Type: Action
ESRB Rating: Mature
Release Date: 12/19/2000
Developer: id Software
Publisher: Activision

Quake III: Team Arena brings even more of a punch for players who enjoy Quake 3 Arena. Team Arena has new weapons such as the nail gun, prox launcher, chain gun. New abilities such as kamikaze and invulnerability sphere, new game modes such as new modes of CTF, harvester, hunting, and overload.

Anyone who really enjoys Quake III will definitely enjoy Team Arena.

Game types:

  • Harvester - Objective is to collect skulls in the middle of the map that are generated when a member of the opposite team dies. Once skulls are collected you must take them to the enemy base to score. If you are killed you lose all skulls.
  • Overload - Objective is to destroy the other teams skull-adorned obelisk. The skull has a total of 2500 health and regenerates 1 health per second.
  • One flag CTF - Collect the flag in the middle of the map and return it to the enemy base without being killed.

New weapons:

  • Prox mine launcher - Launches prox mines on the ground, wall or other players. Will explode if enemy is close or after 30 seconds.
  • Chain gun - Chain gun similar to other guns in other first person shooters.
  • Nail gun - Like the gun in the original Quake. A little slower however.

New items:

  • Doubler - Doubles the damage.
  • Scout - Doubles speed of character.
  • Guard - 200 armor 200 health.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000
Processor: Intel Pentium II 300 MHz or AMD K6-3 350 MHz
Memory: 64MB RAM
Graphics Card: 16 MB 3D hardware acceleration video card with OpenGL support

Supported Video Cards: All 3dfx chips, ATI Rage Pro & Rage 128, S3 Savage 4
nVIDIA Riva 128 & 128x, nVIDIA TNT and TNT2, nVIDIA GeForce 256+, Matrox G200 & G400
Intel i740
DirectX: DirectX 3.0
Sound Card: DirectX 3.0 compatible
Hard Drive Space: Enough space for the original install of Quake 3 Arena, Team Arena requires an additional 25MB plus the 45MB used by the swap file.
CD/DVD Drive: 4X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: 28.8 kbs modem or TCP/IP compatible network card

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