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papa rabbit
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O knowledgable AATGers!

I'm trying to set up a college PC games club and need your advice. I've got a computer room sorted out and am looking for a decent roster of games we can play.

Do you know of any good freeware FPS / RTS games we could use for LAN games, or is this an impossible task?

As we are just starting I've got to keep it no-hassle and no-cost for the meantime. I can imagine that if we breach copyright or make things difficult for the IT dept we aren't going to last long at all.
#1 at 13:42:41 - 26/02/2007
peej
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Freeware wise, have a look at WarRock - it's not a bad Battlefield-esque clone, IIRC it's definitely freeware and good fun.

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#2 at 13:43:51 - 26/02/2007
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Wolfenstein Enemy Territory is a good freeware shooter IIRC. Looks alright despite not needing a monster rig to play on

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#3 at 13:44:59 - 26/02/2007
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Thanks guys, I had been thinking about those two, and also open source games like Sauerbraten which we might be able to integrate into the software / IT courses and keep the club going for longer.

I've also been told that Quake 2 & 3 are available as open source too, plus they can be run as a standalone - I mean they don't need to alter the registry or other core folders. Does that sound right to you?
#4 at 11:53:57 - 28/02/2007
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peej said:Freeware wise, have a look at WarRock - it's not a bad Battlefield-esque clone, IIRC it's definitely freeware and good fun.

Peej
It's freeware with the ability to buy in-game upgrades for cash.
#5 at 12:07:28 - 28/02/2007

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