Projects / Open Quartz

Open Quartz

Open Quartz is a project to supply artwork to create a full game based around the Quake source code. The pak0 module contains content (maps, models, graphics and sounds) and Quake code which controls the behavior and rules of the game. There is also a playable version available that ships with the Darkplaces engine by LordHavoc. The final goal of Openquartz is to become a 100% replacement for the original Quake game data that runs in all the free Quake engines available at present.

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Recent releases

  •  25 Jan 2005 22:59

    Release Notes: This update to the Open Quartz documentation shows how to set up the build system that allows you to build the entire game data from "source" files automatically, and how to set up the map editor GTKradiant correctly for Open Quartz.

    •  10 Nov 2004 11:48

      No changes have been submitted for this release.

      •  14 Oct 2004 17:07

        Release Notes: New high-poly weapons are now available. These override the normal Open Quartz weapons and give the game a more ID-style touch.

        •  01 Aug 2004 15:21

          Release Notes: New monster models were added. The maps for monster deathmatch were modified. A new map, "nsa" Nuclear Storage Area, was added. The bot code for monster deathmatch was improved. New and improved sounds were added for Doll-Fiend. Respawning explosive boxes for monster deathmatch. In-game help was added. A bug was fixed, so Shambler and Shalrath will now spawn properly. The utils will now compile against gcc 3.2. The "par" util was added for easy pak file exploring.

          •  13 Jul 2004 06:06

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

            Recent comments

            15 Oct 2004 09:17 jeffcovey

            Re: Freshmeat edited the release announcment rendering it useless
            You'll find it more productive to contact us directly about a problem
            instead of posting a comment.



            14 Oct 2004 10:32 Toddd

            Freshmeat edited the release announcment rendering it useless
            Those new weapons can be obtained through a SEPERATE PACKAGE you can find on the open Quartz Website!!! The .tar.gz packages has NOT CHANGED!!!

            The freshmeat team removed that information from the release annoucements for undisclosed reasons.


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