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Wanna bet? Buy them on Steam. They work just fine. They also have updated graphics packages built in somehow too (or maybe mine do because I downloaded some patches, I don't remember).
Is it multiplayer-compatible with the original CD releases? Otherwise I'd have to convince all my friends to get Steam and repurchase the games which probably won't happen.
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Long time FPS player and I grew up on Wolf, Doom, Quake and Duke on the pc.

They sure don't make em like they used to.
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I honestly grew up with these games and don't really like quake 3, 2 or 1. My first real FPS I enjoyed was duke 3d.

I started gaming with Kings Quest and Kings Quest 2 on the 5.25'' floppies.

My first real multiplayer experience was with Starcraft, first FPS Multiplayer was Half-Life and Team Fortress Classic (AH TFC, I loveth thee).

I still play the classics though, Red Faction, TFC, and last but certainly not least Unreal Tournament GOTY
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I honestly grew up with these games and don't really like quake 3, 2 or 1. My first real FPS I enjoyed was duke 3d.

I started gaming with Kings Quest and Kings Quest 2 on the 5.25'' floppies.

My first real multiplayer experience was with Starcraft, first FPS Multiplayer was Half-Life and Team Fortress Classic (AH TFC, I loveth thee).

I still play the classics though, Red Faction, TFC, and last but certainly not least Unreal Tournament GOTY
UT99 is a king among online FPS. I played insta + assault competatively for a long time.

I remember playing random servers as well, and all the people were so friendly....this is another difference between then and now

Also, I swear to god the netcode in the older games was better than any of the modern ones...there always seemed to be less latency. Perhaps that's just my imagination.
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this was a great find of a vid...glad to see other people still play UT, I haven't played online with people in forever, just play against the bots here and there...good times to be had by all
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post #36 of 93
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UT99 is a king among online FPS. I played insta + assault competatively for a long time.

I remember playing random servers as well, and all the people were so friendly....this is another difference between then and now

Also, I swear to god the netcode in the older games was better than any of the modern ones...there always seemed to be less latency. Perhaps that's just my imagination.
There was less leeway for lag on a 56k then there is a 10mb connection.
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post #37 of 93
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There was less leeway for lag on a 56k then there is a 10mb connection.
Yup, when I got hardcore into Q2, and Unreal, had to have the phone company come out and test every one of the 130 lines in the relay box and give me the one with the lowest ping. And they didn't even mind doing it for you.
I really miss those railgun instagib and freezetag servers. You had to have MAD skillz back then, brotha. Try playing "tactical" Q3 and see what happens to yo arse!
Only problem now is I can't seem to get it to install on the 64x os.
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For whatever reason, I cannot get Q3 and Q3:TA to play on my 64bit Win7 machine. However, Q1 and Q2 work just fine.
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For whatever reason, I cannot get Q3 and Q3:TA to play on my 64bit Win7 machine. However, Q1 and Q2 work just fine.
Q3 has a 16-bit installer. I'm sure there are ways around it, and someone posted earlier that you can get them from Steam.
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I may not be from the quake generation, but I have played a lot of games similar to this when I was a full time Linux user.

Some of them include:
Nexuiz
Alien Arena
Cube 2 (saurebraten)
Enemy Territory
World of Padman

They are all quake based so I guess they are similar.

EDIT: Anyone know of a video that shows awesome quake skills at really high sensitivity? there was a video somewhere but I cant find it anymore haha
Edited by Romanrp - 11/2/11 at 12:28pm
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