Alternatives to Quake (series) for Linux with any license

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  • Xonotic icon

    Xonotic

    Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    Warsow

    Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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    • Discontinued Development has been discontinued, as stated at https://www.warsow.net/forum/thread/17216/1 . Last version, 2.1, released in March 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    OpenArena

    OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch FPS based on GPL idTech3 technology. There are many game types supported including Free For All, Capture The Flag...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Development is not stopped but last version, 0.8.8, was released in February 2012.
    • Built around the same engine as Quake III. Contains a lot of action, speed and online modes. Guest • Feb 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Red Eclipse

    Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with...

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    Cube 2: Sauerbraten

    Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS. Much like the original Cube, the aim of this...

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    • Discontinued No more updates since Jan 2013 : http://sauerbraten.org/ . 2013, like Alien Arena, noticed discontinued.
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    Unvanquished

    Unvanquished is a free, open-source first-person shooter combining real-time strategy elements with a futuristic, sci-fi setting. It is available for Windows, Linux, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    AssaultCube

    AssaultCube is a FREE, multiplayer, first-person shooter game, based on the CUBE engine. Taking place in realistic environments, with fast, arcade gameplay, it's...

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    • Discontinued No more updates since Nov 2013 : http://assault.cubers.net/ (like Alien Arena, also noticed discontinued)
  • Urban Terror icon

    Urban Terror

    Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena. Nowadays, Urban Terror is played using the free, stand-alone, ioquake3...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Nexuiz Classic icon

    Nexuiz Classic

    Nexuiz was originally developed by Lee Vermeulen and Forest ‘LordHavoc’ Hale, who started Alientrap in the summer of 2002. The goal of the project was to create a high...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Nexuiz is no longer developed. It's successor is https://alternativeto.net/software/xonotic/ , but last version of Nexuiz Classic, 2.5.2, released in 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Zandronum

    Zandronum is a multiplayer oriented port, based off Skulltag, for Doom and Doom II by id Software. Zandronum brings classic Doom into the 21st century, maintaining...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Zandronum is an engine based on Zdoom, not a game. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Serious Sam (series) icon

    Serious Sam (series)

    Serious Sam is a first-person shooter video game series that follows the adventures of protagonist Sam "Serious" Stone and his fight against the forces of the...

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  • Alien Arena icon

    Alien Arena

    Alien Arena is a free and opensource first-person shooter game that combines a 1950s-era sci-fi atmosphere with gameplay similar to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued The last update was released on September 6th, 2013.
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    Freedoom

    Freedoom is a WIP a complete free content game based on the Doom engine. It's not an engine, but it's replacement game data with entirely original content...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Tremulous

    Tremulous is a free, open source game that blends a team based FPS with elements of an RTS. Players can choose from 2 unique races, aliens and humans. Players on both...

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.2 Beta, released in December 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website. The project has been forked by https://alternativeto.net/software/unvanquished/