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Pro Android Games, Third Edition by Massimo Nardone, Vladimir Silva

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Chapter    6

3D Shooters for Quake

This is where things start to get really exciting. I’ve always been a huge fan of first-person shooters (FPS), and when Android came along, I had to jump at the chance of getting involved in bringing this gem (Quake) to the platform in all its beauty. Almost everybody knows of or has played this astounding game for the PC. It was originally created in 1996 by the great game developer John Carmack for id Software.

Quake is the successor to the Doom game series. At the time of this writing it was possible to play Quake online following this link: http://www.quakelive.com/#!home.

The Quake engine of the game was developed by id Software when powering their 1996 video game Quake. It is a 3D real-time rendering ...

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