Ioquake3 Needs Some Help
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 3 April 2017 at 06:28 AM EDT. 3 Comments
LINUX GAMING --
Following last month's ioquake3 security issue, the project has been reassessing their state of security and could use some help on that front as well as other matters.

This long-standing open-source project around the id Tech 3 code-base needs more development assistance. When security updates do come up, one of their issues they face right now is it's not trivial always for ioquake3-based games to pick up the revised files. There isn't a way to get the ioquake3 changes into games automatically, ioquake3 doesn't have modernized installers, and similar infrastructure problems to overcome.

So Ioquake3 is in need of macOS/Windows/Linux install experts, help for documentation writing, and help with bug triaging, among other topics.

If you want to get into open-source game engine development, learn more at ioquake3.org.
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