id Software Open-Sources ET, RTCW
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming on 13 August 2010 at 10:38 AM EDT. 34 Comments
id Software has announced from their annual QuakeCon event that they have open-sourced their Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Return To Castle Wolfenstein games under the GNU GPL. id Software is known for open-sourcing their games and engines after some years of use and this day has finally come for these two very popular Wolfenstein titles.

Those interested in obtaining the source-code to Enemy Territory and Return To Castle Wolfenstein can find the source in this FTP directory. The new source releases are the,, and files.

The developers behind the ioquake3 engine (the open-source project built on the previously opened-up Quake 3 engine) are already working on iowolfet and iortcw projects. These details can be found at

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