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Q3-Based Reaction 1.0 Beta Released

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Published on 01 April 2012 06:07 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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Reaction 1.0, a game derived from Quake III, has been released in beta form after being in development for the past decade.

Reaction (formerly called Reaction Quake III) started out life as a total conversion mod for Quake III Arena but has since morphed into a standalone game built atop the open-source Quake 3 engine code-base in the form of ioquake3. Reaction is available freely and the content is licensed under the Creative Commons. After being in development for a long time, Reaction 1.0 Beta is now available for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X platforms.

This announcement comes at the same time Quake2World was released. It's too bad though there aren't any new open-source games to report on yet using the iodoom3 engine.

The Reaction beta announcement along with other information is available from RQ3.com.

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