About this websiteThis website was created with the intention to aid active Dreamcast Quake III Arena players, and for peopel planning to play this wonderfull game online for the first time. With some basic knoweledge that may be helpful in certain situations. and to put usefull hinds and tips that are scatered around the web into a central hub. Like basic console commands that can be usefull while playing offline or online. Mod specific callvote options,Dreamcast only console commands...
The website is coded in html 3.2 specs in favor of the dated dreamcast www browsers. If you are browsing this website from a personal computer or smiliar device, you may want to visit the Personal computer version of this website aswell for downloads and Q3A server configuration files. Click here
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Enable Console for online matchesTo use any of the following commands during online matches you have to enable the console first. To do so boot into the game and start a singleplayer match on any of the aviable tiers.
Now press the F12 key or ^ on your keyboard to bring up the system console.
Type the following string into the console ;raster 1 to enable the console during online matches.
Now you can exit the singleplayer match and return to the main screen.
Change nick, Private messages,...
Voting for maps,gamemodes,...During online matches you can vote for certain things if the serverowner have callvote enabled in his serverconfig.
The following list consist of the most important and usefull callvote options.
Open the console with the F12 key or ^ and input any of the following commands to initiate a vote.
Connect to Passworded Servers
How to connect to Private Servers protected with a password
Tune your Dreamcast Modem SettingsPlease note that while some peopel reported that modifing there modem settings that they felt the game ran smoother for them, others have reported that they see no or atleast no big difference then running the default modem setting. Or even worse faced more lag and disconnects.
Enter this into your modem string box in the browser's internet connection option.
Tune your frames per secondFor a smoother game experience yust like the modem settings, some peopel have reported that this changes make there online play more fluent and smoother. Other report that it makes no difference at all for them. While it is quite common for players of the PC and MAC version of the game to tweak there hearth content out of the game.
You should note that Quake III Arena for the dreamcast have a frame lock at 30 frames per seconds, but in hectic deathmatch battles with 4 players in close combat it may drop.
You may try any of the following commands and see for yourself if it makes any difference for you.
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Last Modified: 17.01.2011 GMT+1
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