27 Feb '15, 12pm

Quake 3 Arena by @IDSoftware benchmarked on the #RaspberryPi 2 by @Stanto

I've been a Quake 3: Arena gamer since it was released into open beta. Many, many point releases ago. When I learned that it had been ported to ARM for the Raspberry Pi it piqued my curiosity, and I am more of a purist when it comes to frame-rate. In the earlier days of gaming, frame rate truly mattered. These days the game tends to be locked to 30 or 60 frames per second. Quake 3: Arena, though, if you managed to hit the sweet spot of 125fps you had the gaming edge. People made jump height calculators to help. The new incarnation, Quake Live, kinda limits your frame rate as well and it is why Doom 3 limited their frame rate to 60fps (John Carmack's reasoning was probably 'why do you need more? this solves problems') but it made it less fun. I ran Quake 3: Arena on the Raspberry Pi with the config attached to this post (as in, it's a Quake 3 config, so you put it in your b...

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