"Quake is the biggest, baddest, bloodiest and most atmospheric 3-D action game ever conceived." -- PC GAMER
"The most important PC game ever."-- PC ZONE
"Quake looks like no other game and perfectly displays id's trademark fusion of nightmarish art and advanced technology." -- WIRED
"The vanguard of a terrifying new level of immersive interactivity."-- COMPUTER GAMING WORLD
"The new, radically different graphics engine delivers mesmerizing 3-D effects." -- TIME
From the creators of DOOM and DOOM II comes the most intense, technologically advanced 3-D experience ever captured on CD-ROM. Features free and fluid motion, ambient sound and lighting, and unmatched multi-player capabilities (play with up to 15 others via internet, modem, LAN or serial connection).
Source code availabilityThe source code was released on December 21st 1999, under the GNU General Public License 2.
How-to-play On-lineThe digital version on Steam features a closed, proprietary multiplayer experience. It is incompatible with most modifications, QuakeWorld and more. In order to experience the entire world Quake multi-player has to offer - get a third-party client based off the source code release.
Grab a FTE QuakeWorld executable for your system and start playing immediately! You can host a server without port-forwarding by changing the 'Public' setting to 'Hole-Punch', which will show up in Frag-Net.com's master server list immediately!
This is a curated selection of official files. Files we deem a must-have! You can find a more complete list of official files compiled by Jason2Brownlee right here.. Excellent work!
Third-party downloadsYou can find loads of custom levels to play with your install of Quake by visiting Quaddicted!
Even the most advanced singleplayer levels work flawlessly under FTE QuakeWorld. Quaddicted is the largest Quake level archive, ever.
Scourge of Armagon
Dissolution of Eternity
Aliens vs Predator
Duke Nukem 3D
Quake III Arena