1. Armenius

    Quake Remastered

    UPDATE 1900 UTC The remastered version of Quake went live on Steam and is included with the original game, so no additional purchase is necessary. It has launch options to choose to run the original version or the remastered version...
  2. scojer

    Happy Quakiversary!

    25 years ago yesterday, Quake was released. My first Quake experience was Quake 2 - I remember killing the Strogg and gibbing them, and that game barely ran on my 333Mhz processor, but it did somehow. I eventually got a hold of Quake and had a blast with that, but I'll always fondly remember...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Nvidia Skips Ampere at GTC 2019

    Several news outlets seems to think Nvidia's GTC presentation was relatively longwinded and unexciting this year. The three-hour keynote reportedly featured some software announcements and a low power Jetson board, among other things, but didn't feature the 7nm Ampere GPUs many were expecting...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Q2VKPT Brings Ray Tracing to Quake 2

    Graphics developers just released an ray traced version of Quake 2, which they claim to be "the first playable game that is entirely raytraced and efficiently simulates fully dynamic lighting in real-time." Calling it a Quake 2 mod is a bit of an understatement, as the project represents a...
  5. cageymaru

    Latest Nvidia Drivers Break Quake HD Remix for Pascal Owners

    Nvidia drivers have broken Quake HD Remix for Pascal users. The game now chugs along at 15 FPS on a Nvidia GTX 1080 whereas before it was a near constant 60 FPS on an Nvidia GTX 970. It seems that Pascal has optimization issues with the Darkplaces Engine if using the latest drivers. Many of...
  6. H

    FS/FT: $30 DiRT Rally/Rise Tomb Raider/Quake Champions Plus (STEAM)

    I am selling 3 Steam games, all for $30: DiRT Rally, Quake Champions & Rise of the Tomb Raider (all redeemable on Steam). Quake Champions includes a Ranger champion and the champion BJ BLASKOWICZ from WOLFENSTEIN; as well as 50 Shards, 100 Platinum, and 2000 Favor. I am open to trades, and I...
  7. G

    FS: Quake Champions Pack

    I've got one Champion's Pack for sale that you can redeem through your AMD account. Asking $10 via PP. Heat is under the same name. Thanks!
  8. R

    Quake 2 With Realtime GPU Pathtracing

    Edd Biddulph, computer graphics programmer has released a video showing his from-scratch GPU-based pathtracer created specifically for Quake 2. Despite running on a Titan Xp there is some noise, which is inevitable on today's hardware. By Biddulph's estimates, it will be another 15-20 years...
  9. M

    Cliffy B Prefers Quake Controls

    Adding more fuel to the fire of the great Quake vs. Unreal debate nearing two decades, Cliffy B otherwise known professionally as Cliff Blezinski, admitted to the greatness that is Quake's movement system during an interview with Shacknews. The developer is attempting to adapt a similar type of...
  10. M

    Quake OST Releasing on Vinyl

    Put on your hipster glasses and prepare your best gaming headset, Trent Reznor is planning to release the OST for Quake on vinyl. Engadget has shared with us his plans to have a reissue of the soundtrack. Considered one of the best soundtracks ever created for a videogame featuring a heavily...
  11. B

    Bakersfield, CA - LAN Party (BAKOLAN)

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/Bakolan/ We are voting on several dates for our upcoming LAN Parties. Join out FB group to vote on a date. We are about 2hrs north of Los Angeles. We do a lot of drinking and stick to FPS games with the occasional RTS. If you have any questions feel free to do...
  12. FrgMstr

    Played Quake 2 Lately?

    I saw a tweet about this from EVGA. PCGamer has an article up about revisiting Quake 2. That sure brings back a lot of memories. Back in December I wrote about replaying the original Quake with a mod-pack that brought its graphics up to levels that look good even today. Do you guys have any...
  13. Z

    Quake VR / Sideload VR

    For any of those interested, You can get more Gear VR Apps through this app... I have tried the Quake VR and Youtube VR app and both are worth trying. SideloadVR for GearVR - Android Apps on Google Play. - Sideload VR App Link - Installation instructions if needed. - Video of Quake VR Gameplay.