Previously called the "QUAKE 3 Engine" and one of the most successful licensed engines in history, id Tech 3 was the engine used to create games such as Quake II Arena, Return to Castle Wolfenstein and Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix. id Tech 3 introduced shaders, curved surfaces, 32-bit color, special effects, bleeding-edge networking and super-smooth speedy hardware rendering.

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We know many of you have been waiting for this moment.

It's here!

Time to wish-list The Wastes and get in touch with the development team (that's us!) via the community hub. Let's have a good time together.

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Why thank you. Yes, it's been a real brick road. I can tell you that much. In the coming weeks you'll hear a lot more from us. Soon you'll get a first peek at the Vehicular Carnage game-mode we've been teasing about! Make sure to follow us on Steam® and to wishlist us.

Also, if you're seeing this from the mod-page - check out the IndieDB/ModDB page of The Wastes (The Game) HERE!

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Avoozl
Avoozl

There was also console only games which used ID Tech 3 such as James Bond games like Everything or Nothing and Agent Under Fire, and I think maybe also From Russia With Love since it seemed very similar to EON.

How I wish they were ported to PC to keep them alive, could probably get the map editors to work with them too, custom Co-Op maps for EON would be awesome since that game already has a Co-Op mode.

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gamehacker
gamehacker

I am very happy to see that Jackhammer is still going :D

Keep up the great work :)

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HAELION01
HAELION01

One of the GREATEST engines ever composed...!

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ShouldBeNew
ShouldBeNew

Ummmmm Quake II Arena? Isn't it Quake III Arena?

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GeorgieeeX
GeorgieeeX

Can you download this game engine ?

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DiseMods
DiseMods

Yes, as long as you have QUAKE 3, Quake II Arena, Return to Castle Wolfenstein and Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix.
I'm not sure if they have released the source code without having to buy one of those games. I'm not sure.

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Jackie362
Jackie362

Great, I can make Free to Play game

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FiredFox3
FiredFox3

WHERE IS McGee Alice ???

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InStars
InStars

"...id Tech 3 was the engine used to create games such as Quake II Arena..."
We have a TYPO here! :D

But i'd love to see Quake II Arena though ;)

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leilei
leilei

GladiatorBot for Quake2's a pretty accurate approximation considering they're directly related

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Awesome lighting effects, a huge particles system, nice t&l and a really dynamical-gameplay, one of the best engines made by id tech.

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