Campus Party was founded in 1997 as a gaming and demoscene event, with Quake tournaments. In 1998, Skuda was crowned the Quake champion of Spain. Skuda was awarded a boxed copy of Quake II signed by John Carmack and all the game's creators at ID Software.
The first web comic strips reflected the office cubicles and Quake deathmatches of the late 90's. These comic strips moved gaming culture from society's fringe into the mainstream, and made it cool to be a nerd.
ARQuake: The Outdoor Augmented Reality Gaming System by Wayne Piekarski and Bruce Thomas. Big thank you to the Tinmith Augmented Reality Project for maintaining an excellent archive of research, photos and videos, without which this deep dive in ARQuake would not have been possible. Please check out tinmith.net for more information!
Take a look back at the creative, fun maps that IROQ Clan custom made for Quake 2. Dedicated to IROQ_Vixen, and the Immortal Rulers of Quake.
The Panther XL allows the player to "Free-Look" totally independent of the direction of travel. With this independent control you can run one direction and fire in another without breaking stride. You can also "slide" around corners with your gun always aimed in front of you, ready for anything. John Romero, Co-creator of Quake, famously said, "If you wanna crack skulls with the big boys, get a Panther XL."
The Zen of Frag: The PC Gamer editors chip in with their own personal tips for success in a Quake II death match.
Let's go back in time to the summers of 1997 and 1998, in Edmonton, Alberta, where inside an airplane hangar we find the flowering of Canada's e-sports scene: Fragapalooza, the biggest LAN gaming competitions in Canada, where the first Canadian Quake champions were crowned.