"Welcome to the complete playguide that will transform both newbies and veterans alike into Quake II Gods. No longer will you be the one at the LAN party yelling out, 'Hey! How the hell can you run that fast?' or 'Who took the megahealth? I didn't hear no-one rocketjump!' Now your computer will be the one everyone gathers around, jaws on the floor, emitting wow's and oh-my-god's at your unmatched skill and precision... Okay, maybe you'll need a little practice as well as this guide."
"My philosophy is simple. Hell the very nature of Quake and Quake II demands simplicity. Most deathmatchers have one thing on their mind. ANYTHING MOVES= MUST DIE. Simple huh? Well things start getting complex in the melee of battle, and even more if you want to win. I don't claim to be a Quake god, I'm just trying to help those struggling to get better. All I can say it begins with a simple solution as practice. Keep playing, you'll get better."
"An increasingly larger proportion of women are getting onto the net and gaming. It has indeed been predicted, by a certain magazine which I have now forgotten the name of, that by 2002 there will be more women using the net than men and as a result more will be involved with online gaming... We will soon discover that females in game servers will become the norm..."
"The bottom line is that we need hard and fast, unalterable rules for games like Quake in order to ensure that the playing field remains level."
The Zen of Frag: The PC Gamer editors chip in with their own personal tips for success in a Quake II death match.