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Quake III Dedicated Server Setup Under FireDaemon Pro
Work fast with our official CLI. Learn more. If nothing happens, download GitHub Desktop and try again. If nothing happens, download Xcode and try again. If nothing happens, download the GitHub extension for Visual Studio and try again. This is a guide for setting up a dedicated Q3A server on Linux. It is mostly distribution-agnostic so it will work on almost any Linux flavor with little or no modification. The required software is available for many hardware platforms, so you can very quickly setup your own server on almost any kind of computer.
While it is possible for almost anyone to set up a server , a server will only be successful if it is sufficiently fast to keep players coming back. If you wish to set up a gaming server for public use, you should have the following:. A static IP: Since players will connect to the Internet Protocol number associated with a server, it is extremely important that the server have a constant IP address. If you Internet Service Provider merely gives you a random number from its list of reserved addressees, then your connection is unsuitable for a public server. Players will never know where to look for your server.
Quake III is a first person action game. The dedicated server component can be run as a Windows Service using FireDaemon Pro, which allows you to start the dedicated server automatically at boot prior to login, start multiple instances of the dedicated server and more. You will need to use the executables included with your game.