Quake (DOS)

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Quake
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Platform: DOS
Year: 1996
Developer: id Software, Inc.
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For other games in the series see Quake.

Quake is another first-person shooter of major importance. From the same group that brought to Wolfenstein 3D (DOS) and Doom (DOS), you now get a much more impressive 3D environment. Dynamic lighting, stackable sectors, 3D sprites, and plenty of other advances make Quake technically superior to any 3D game before it. The game is an FPS, so ignore story, just run around and shoot stuff. The Windows and Linux versions of Quake use identical music to the original DOS version of Quake. Quake also received a couple updates with GLQuake (using OpenGL for graphics).

Screenshots

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The main menu.

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The introduction portals.

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Making good use of a weapon.

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Underwater.

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Making the enemy go BOOM!

Music

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id Software was clever enough to get the industrial Nine Inch Nails master himself, Trent Reznor, to create their music and sound effects. Although his work on the game's soundtrack wasn't on par with his normal album music, it did provide a much more professional sounding soundtrack than another MIDI set ever could. Also, having Reznor create the soundtrack was a major selling point for the game. Basically, if you like Nine Inch Nails, you'll be able to enjoy this industrial soundtrack. Oddly enough, the game never released an official soundtrack, but since the music could be played via the game disc (provided you skipped track 1) it wasn't really needed.

Recording

# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Quake Theme Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 5:08
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02 Intermission Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 2:26
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03 Start - Whispers Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 8:20
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04 Grisly Grotto Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 6:05
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05 Slipgate Complex Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 7:24
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06 The House Of Cthon Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 8:38
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07 Castle of the Damned Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 5:35
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08 The Necropolis Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 6:28
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09 Ziggurat Vertigo Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 3:32
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10 Gloom Keep Trent ReznorTrent Reznor 5:13
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Credits

(Sources: DOS, W32)

Game Rip

Format

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The soundtrack is CD audio on the game disc. It was ripped using CDex. CD audio is too large to store in its raw format, besides, the recording sounds the same as the rip.

Audio Devices

You don't have to setup up an audio device in Quake, it automatically configures itself when you start the game.

Releases

  USA.svg   USA
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Title: Quake (Shareware)
Platform: DOS
Released: 1996-05-31
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  USA.svg   USA
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Title: Quake
Platform: DOS
Released: 1996-06-23
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  Australia.svg   Australia
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Title: Quake
Platform: DOS
Released: 1996-11-05
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  Germany.svg   Germany
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Title: Quake
Platform: DOS
Released: 1996-??-??
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  UK.svg   UK
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Title: Quake
Platform: DOS
Released: 1996-??-??
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  USA.svg   USA
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Title: Quake
Platform: Windows 32
Released: 1996-??-??
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  Brazil.svg   Brazil
Quake - DOS - EU.jpg
Title: Quake
Platform: DOS
Released: 199?-??-??
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  France.svg   France
Quake - DOS - EU.jpg
Title: Quake
Platform: DOS
Released: 199?-??-??
Publisher: id Software, Inc.

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