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Free-To-Frag: QuakeWorld’s Once-Planned Business Model

When John Carmack started tinkering with Quake's multiplayer code in 1996, his plans for the QuakeWorld client went deeper than TCP and UDP. Its new netcode made playing an FPS online over dialup not total garbage, sparking the multiplayer FPS explosion, but Carmack had also once intended for QW to be what we'd now consider free-to-play. Though the plans changed and this never happened, I…

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