Originally Published: Sunday, 28 November 1999 Author: Terry Warner
Published to: news_enhance_games/Games News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Q3A's info packets

Pestilence at linuxquake.com mailed John Carmack of id software and asked about the UDP packets Q3A was sending to id software. John Carmack responed with the following: (click below)

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It has mostly been for tracking the amount of support we give by video card vendor. For instance, 3dfx and nvidia are about equal in players, but we get 10x the support email for 3dfx users.
Mac has held steady at 5% of the players. Linux was about equal to the mac, but dropped off, probably due to players dual booting into windows.




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