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       quake3 - Quake III Arena client


       quake3 [-h|--help] [-q|--quiet] [+set option value]...


       quake3 is the client for Quake III Arena, a multiplayer network game.


       The wrapper script used for Quake III Arena in Debian accepts these options:

       -h, --help
              Display a short help summary

       -q, --quiet
              Disable all console output

       Any  console  command can also be prefixed with + and used as a command-line option (press
       Shift+Esc to access the in-game console), including:

       +set option value
              Set an option (see below for some options)

       +connect server[:port]
              Connect to a server

       Options that can be set with +set (note that this is not a full list!) include:

       cg_drawFPS <bool>

       cg_drawTeamOverlay <bool>

       cg_fov <value>

       cg_lagometer <bool>

       cg_shadows <bool>

       cg_thirdPerson <bool>

       cg_thirdPersonAngle <value>

       cg_thirdPersonRange <value>

       cg_zoomfov <value>

       cl_mouseAccel <bool>

       com_blood <bool>

       com_hunkMegs <value>

       com_maxfps <value>

       com_soundMegs <value>

       com_zoneMegs <value>

       fs_basepath <string>

       fs_game <string>

       r_allowExtensions <bool>

       r_allowSoftwareGL <bool>

       r_customheight <value>
              (Requires +set r_mode -1)

       r_customwidth <value>
              (Requires +set r_mode -1)

       r_dynamiclight <bool>

       r_ext_compress_textures <bool>

       r_ext_compressed_textures <bool>

       r_fullscreen <bool>

       r_ignoreGLErrors <bool>

       r_mode <value>


              Configuration and state for Quake III Arena

              Configuration and state for Quake III: Team Arena, if installed


       The wrapper script used to launch Quake III Arena allows it  to  be  debugged  by  setting
       environment variables.

              A  debugger  or  other  prefix  to  prepend  to the Quake III command line, such as
              strace; overridden by QUAKE3_BACKTRACE

              Use gdb(1) to get a backtrace if  Quake  III  crashes  (the  gdb  package  must  be


       quake3-server(6), ioquake3(6)


       The Quake III Arena binary used is a modified ioQuake3; originally created by Id Software,
       now maintained by the ioQuake3 community.

       This manual page was written by Jack "jscinoz" Coulter <>, Bruno  "Fuddl"
       Kleinert  <>  and Simon McVittie <> for the Debian project (but
       may be used by others).  Permission is granted to  copy,  distribute  and/or  modify  this
       document  under  the  terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version
       published by the Free Software Foundation.

       On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License  can  be  found  in

                                            2010-10-15                                  QUAKE3(6)