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Provided by: quake2_0.3-1.1ubuntu1_i386

 

NAME

        quake2 - popular 3D action game
 

SYNOPSIS

        quake2 [options]
 

DESCRIPTION

        This manual page documents briefly the quake2 command, which is used to
        launch the Quake 2 game engine.
        This manual page was written  for  the  Debian  GNU/Linux  distribution
        because the original program does not have a manual page.
 
        WARNING: The network part of Quake 2 has several unfixed security prob‐
        lems. You should not use Quake 2 in untrusted networks.
 

OPTIONS

        +set vid_ref driver
               Set the video output driver to use for playing the  game.   Cur‐
               rent  values available for driver are soft, softx, glx, softsdl,
               and sdlgl.
 
        +set cd_nocd 0
               Disable CD audio
 
        +set s_initsound 0
               Disable sound
 
        +set _windowed_mouse 0
               Disable mouse grabbing.
 
        +set dedicated 1
               Start a dedicated server, no graphical client will be  launched.
               Clients may connect to this server for multiplayer games.
 
        +exec config.cfg
               config.cfg  should contain commands to set server variables like
               so:
 
               set timelimit 20
               set fraglimit 25
               set dmflags 532
               map fact3
 
               If you use a config file, you must put a "map" command in it  or
               the server will not load a map.
 

BUGS

        quake2  +set  vid_ref  soft  only works on i386, due to some unportable
        SVGALib code.
 
        The model viewer in Multiplayer->player setup displays the skins incor‐
        rectly.
 
        If  you  upgrade this package, your savegames will not work, due to the
        way savegames are made.
 
        There are several unfixed security issues in the network code.  Do  not
        use in untrusted networks.
 

AUTHOR

        quake2 was originally written by iD Software.
 
        The   SDL   vid_ref   driver   was   written  by  Steven  Fuller  <rel‐
        nev@icculus.org>.
 
        This manual page was written by Jamie  Wilkinson  <jaq@spacepants.org>,
        for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
 
QUAKE2(6)
 

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