View Full Version : Openarena: Totally Free FPS from Quake 3 engine

Apr 12, 2007, 12:17 PM
I stumbled across this (http://openarena.ws/?about) when looking for free FPS games... It's pretty much Quake 3 Arena (same engine) but re-skined and re-mapped to make it open source.

You don't need to buy Quake 3 to run it! Just download the Linux tarball; uncompress it, download the Mac application (called MAC ENGINE), put the mac application in the linux folder you decompressed and voila! Because it runs on a relatively old engine, it runs great on old machines.

Give it a try for a nice old-fashioned fragfest.

Apr 12, 2007, 12:36 PM
Another great free Quake3-based game is UrbanTerror (http://www.urbanterror.net). Its a little more complex (you have bleeding, breath, accuracy, etc...) but its very very fun. The graphics are also pretty impressive.

Apr 12, 2007, 02:45 PM
There was a post on Slashdot the other day about Quake-based games. It seems like they all (or almost all) work for Mac, so I downloaded a few that were linked to in the comments. Here's a link:

A Look At Free Quake3 Engine Based Games