Make friends all over the world, and blast them into the next — The Guardian, Thursday, January 23, 1997

"If you want to dip your toe in the water of online gaming rather than take the plunge right away, you could pay a visit to the Shoot'n'Surf Cafe in London, or a local equivalent. For 3.5 to 5 pounds an hour, you can experience multi-player gaming and get the benefit of expert tuition."

Tucsonan guns foes down as an elite Quake player, by Mitch Gitman — The Arizona Daily Star, Monday, August 4, 1997

"Tucson used to be a safe place. Sure, people would get shot and killed. But it wasn't like the violence was out of control, like those really crazy cities of the Wild West like Los Angeles or Dallas. But then one day a man with a rocket launcher showed up in town, started mowing people down, and things just haven't been the same since."

1997: Manhattan Memorial Marathon Photos, by David crt Wright — crt’s M3 Pictures

"M3: Manhattan Memorial (day) Marathon. m3 was a quake LAN party in NYC, May 23-May 26, 1997. m3 was free, and was held at Pseudo Online (home of quakecast). although m3 was byoc, many quakers graciously left their computers on, explicitly allowing those without computers to play quake. m3 was sponsored by the cyberweb cafe, pseudo online, and planetquake."

Quakeweek: the Original Fake News Site for the Quake Community

"Pauly Shore joins id. John Carmack announced yesterday its decision to hire the talentless actor to serve as comic relief during the hectic development process of Quake 2. 'So far,' said Carmack, 'Pauly has contributed some pretty good ideas. For instance, since Quake 2 will have absolutely nothing to do with Quake, he suggested changing the name to Pauly: The Game... He even gave us a new idea for a weapon, the weasel gun.' 'Check it, bro!' remarked Shore. 'In Quake, there's, like, Pauly-gons!'"

Australian Quake Clan: Bananas in Pyjamas

"A3 - Armegeddon 3 - Brissi Convention Center. Here are some photo's so you can put some faces to the people who have been slaughtering you over the past year. My GF's camera was FUBARED, and my photo's of [HF] & [BW] stuffed up :( A 36 roll and I end up half a dozen photos.... Heres what we salvaged..... Bro, came 1st and Trog 2nd. Seven and blade missed they're finals hopes by a single frag... doh! Zhakrin[B2] (yes I can spell it) came in the Top 16. And I, well...... took alot of photos :). Why hold it at such an expensive location and make us poor quakers shell out for it, instead of a couple big sponsors (or cheaper location) is beyond me. First prize was 3dfx Monster Card, and Sidewinder joystick but we're in it for the fun and the glory not for the prize-money...."