[quake3] Python game code

Daniel Lord daniellord at mac.com
Tue Nov 21 11:32:40 EST 2006

On Nov 18, 2006, at 22:09, Neil Toronto wrote:

> Matthew R. Dempsky wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 06:09:16PM -0500, JoeHill wrote:
>>> On Sat, 18 Nov 2006 13:11:04 -0700 Neil Toronto got an infinite  
>>> number of monkeys to type out:
>>>> Place the script in a .pk3 file, somehow notify the server that  
>>>> you want it loaded (cvar?), and viola! You can even chain these  
>>>> little things.
>>> Seriously. That's it??!! That's all you need to code a basic mod?
>> I got the impression he was presenting a hypothetical scenario
>> supposing someone had spent the time to replace Quake 3's existing VM
>> with Python's.
> I got the impression that Joe was saying that tongue-in-cheek. ;-)
> But yes, *if* someone had spent the time modifying the Quake 3  
> engine to load Python game files (I'm starting that now, by the  
> way), that's all you'd need to code a basic mod. Is that not nifty?

Yes it is 'nifty'. If you get a prototype, you should post it to the  
python and Mac-Python groups.
Being a hard-core Python fan boy and hacker, I'd love to get my hands  
on it.


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