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Quake3 and OpenArena on RPi Arch Linux

Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:58 am
by PrettyCoolBruh
Hey all,

Before you point out this is not Raspbian, yes. I am fully aware of that. The reason why I am posting this is because I have struggled with this a lot and found out that it was simple fix. I didn't want others to go through this, so I made this simple guide.

Okay, so open your LXTerminal, then type in:

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sudo pacman -S ioquake3
It was a simple fix, and made me pretty mad, but at least it works now. Note that it installs the shareware files too, so you don't have to grab those. If you have a registered copy (assuming you followed the guide), open terminal, then type in

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cd ~/.q3a
grab your registered .pk3 files, then do

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mv [where your .pk3 files are] ~/.q3a/baseq3
Done! Keep in mind that the .q3a folder is HIDDEN in your HOME directory, not the / directory. To see your .q3a folder, go to the PCMan File Manager, go to your home directory, then click on view>>Show Hidden Items. That's it!

Now for OpenArena. Grab the .pk3 files from OpenArena, then do

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cd ~/.q3a/baseq3
then do

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mkdir oa
Finally, then do

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mv [where your OpenArena .pk3 files are] ~/.q3a/baseq3/oa
Then go to ioquake3, select Mods, and click on oa. It should run. Enjoy!

-PrettyCoolBruh

Re: Quake3 and OpenArena on RPi Arch Linux

Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:17 am
by ellisgl
Out of the box (from shell), sudo doesn't exist. So ended up SU'ing to root. And packman -S ioquake3 comeback with target not found. Did you add extra repos?

Re: Quake3 and OpenArena on RPi Arch Linux

Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:19 am
by ellisgl
Actually it looks like it's been named ioquake3-rbp

Re: Quake3 and OpenArena on RPi Arch Linux

Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:43 pm
by PrettyCoolBruh
ellisgl wrote:Actually it looks like it's been named ioquake3-rbp
It should automatically resort to the ARM/Raspberry Pi build of Quake3. The AUR Package is available at https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/ioquake3/

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