Every week, our resident hardware expert Love2Play gives you
tips and info on how to get the most out of your computer
for a rockin' game of Quake. It's everything from building
your dream gaming rig to tweaking your Q2 config. Read up
and get informed. Any questions? E-mail TechTips.
- TechTips Mailbag - June 23rd, 2001
Geforce tweakage and video drivers. Does it ever end?! And servers, get them up and running!
Quake Configurations & Guides
Quake 2 and Quake III Arena
- Quake 3 Server Setup - July 1, 2000
Scarab brings you his Quake 3 Server Setup Guide. None better anywhere!
- First time Online Quaking - June 17, 2000
Take the first step to joining Multiplayer online. C'mon ! We're here to help you all the way!
Quake Info & Resources Part II -
March 25, 2000
Using mods, skins, and maps. Plus links to cool stuff
for Classic Quake. Long live Quake 1 !
Quake Info & Resources Part I - March 11,
What you need, and how to get your Quake 1 movin' on today's
computers. Basic binds and a couple of tricks.
2 Info & Resources - February 26, 2000
Using Mods, Maps etc...for Quake 2. And links to Utilities,
add-ons and more!
III Arena Info & Resources - February
Understand how it works. Learn how to use it and links
to cool Q3A Utilities and useful sites.
III Arena Tips & Tweaks - January 1, 2000
Troubleshooting and tips for graphics and of course some
config tweaks for running Q3A faster!!
2 Configs - December 18, 1999
How to have multiple configs, essential binds and Deathlok's
Action Quake2 config guide!
2 Tweaks - December 4, 1999
How to make your own config and tweak it for lag!
- OS & harware tweaks and explanations, guides and info.
- Windows System Information - February 3, 2001
Know what's in your computer and what drivers you have installed BEFORE you need help. This guide to using Windows System Information will
show you how to know and diagnose your computer components and drivers.
- Build your own Gaming Rig - Part I - August 26, 2000
Part I of our guide to assembling your own gaming rig. That's right, we are going to take you from shopping for parts to hardware
assembly and on to installing the Windows OS for the first time! Hold on to your wallets!
The Secrets of Overclocking - June
Spoon walks you through the ins and outs of that mysterious
process known as overclocking.
Linux Server Networking - May
20 , 2000
Tiberian once again takes us into the mysterious world
of Linux. This time as a guide through setting up the server
Up and Running Linux - May
6 , 2000
Learn how to get Linux up and running. Choices, choices!
a Dedicated Server Box (on a budget) - April
8 , 2000
list and good deals on hardware. Plus suggestions on using
those old parts laying around.
Windows - January 15, 2000
How to take charge of your OS! Registry cleaning and formatting
made easy (ok, easier).
- November 20, 1999
Upgrading your machine to get the most out of your Quake
Windows - August 10th, 1999
Tips to speed things up, clean drivers, healthy Windows!
your modem - June 29th, 1999
Squeeze all the juice from your 56k modem... yum!
your video card - July 7th, 1999
Get your video card all Quaked out!
the ISP? - June 22nd, 1999
Checking out your internet connection problems.
Gaming Extras- Interviews, reviews, and maybe some
interesting extra gaming goodness.
Mailbag - Every other week we answer the burning questions
readers need answered. Your answer may be here!
- TechTips Mailbag - June 9th, 2001
Choosing a new gaming device, video card drivers and a lil grapple hook. Something for everyone. And what's with the Invalid cd key thing?!
- TechTips Mailbag - May 12th, 2001
A variety this time, and a mini mouse review. No copyrights were infringed upon! NOT that mouse!
- TechTips Mailbag - April 27th, 2001
Focus on servers. The cry for help is heard running your servers here!
- TechTips Mailbag - April 14th, 2001
Oh those naughty GeForce cards again and heavy on the hook man!
- TechTips Mailbag - March 31, 2001
Love2Play rants a bit and then gets to the meat. Oh yeah, we got Quake questions!
- TechMailbag - February 17, 2001
Server errors, hardware problems and oh yeah.....Quake Quake Quake!
- TechMailbag - January 20, 2001
Quake 3 Arena 1.27g and h and j and k... ok, only g and h ;-) And how about those Quake 2 servers?!
- TechMailbag - January 6, 2001
Lots of internet and lag problems and video cards!? When will they stop making us crazy!?
- TechMailbag - December 23, 2000
Resolve those pre-Holiday blues with some fixer uppers for point release 1.27, some connectivity issues and a few links for mapping.
- TechMailbag - December 9, 2000
Some more of the same but we all need a little reminder now and then. And the Newbies, mustn't leave them behind!
- TechMailbag - November 25, 2000
A little of this and a little of that and a list of the current Quake 3 headaches!
- TechMailbag - November 11, 2000
Quake 3 troubles online, voodoo2 in Quake 1 and the old Nvidia darkness. Read up, it's in there!
- TechMailbag - October 28, 2000
Server setups, LANs, Routers, you name it. We deliver your Quaking questions and answers on it!
- TechMailbag - October 14, 2000
Oh the pain of lag and the heartbreak of lock ups. Let's settle some differences on Point Release use between 1.17 and 1.25 while we're here.
- TechMailbag - September 30, 2000
Some Quake 1 here, Quake 2 there and a new motherboard. And suggestions from readers for making your rig building schweeeeet.
- TechMailbag -September 16, 2000
More! always more! and a little schweeet review of Q3Offline's features.
- Tech Mailbag - September 2, 2000
Oh yes, the GeForce 2 again and then a little Quake 3 fixer upper and some modem and joystick advice. You never know what issues lurk in
- TechMailbag - August 19, 2000
A little of this, a little of that and a few tips on upgrading, overclocking and running your Quake 3 mods.
- TechMailbag - August 5, 2000
Quake 2 servers, Quake 3 model files, and of course the ever so troublesome GeForce card. It's pretty, but it's a pain!
- Techmailbag - July 22, 2000
Server Q's, AMD's, and Quake patches. It's in there!
- TechMailbag - July 8, 2000
More server issues and GeForce is sweeping the market. Plus some Quaking business.
- TechMailbag - June 24, 2000
Win98SE ICS installation, upgrades and issues with the Quakes. You send it, we answer.
- TechMailbag - June 10, 2000
News for Internet Gate users, Quake 3 benchmarking and what to buy for your new box.
TechMailbag - May 27, 2000
Linux mail mixed with Athlon opinion and a little Quake
2 and 3.
- May 13, 2000
Quake III Arena Point Release 117 salvation plus Linux
questions with answers that make your hair curl! Added Bonus:
Jason Begley tells us how to start a Quake 3 server on NT.
- April 29, 2000
Quake questions and a review of video card fixes.
- April 15, 2000
Alternative operating systems, Q3A's system reqs, more
classic Quake, and other questions.
- April 1, 2000
Q3A demos, Q3A and Win2K, and as always, more!
- March 18, 2000
Issues of ping, lag and the old dilemna: Which one should
I use? Cable or DSL? Plus some basic Quakin' business.
- March 4, 2000
GeForce issues, motherboards and Quake questions. And
what are we doing for Quake 1?!
- February 19, 2000
Spoon gives a review of the Ratpad plus more Quake woes
- February 5, 2000
Suggestions from readers for onboard sound cards, and some
questions about running mods in Quake III Arena. PLUS! a
GeForce DDR solution worth checking out!
- January 22, 2000
All kinds of goodies for your Quake III Arena. Readers tips
etc... And believe it or not, GLQuake is alive and kicking!
- January 8, 2000
Questions, answers, yada yada. And a couple of cool links
for modems and cooling fans!
- December 25, 1999
Answering Questions and providing tips even on the Holiday
because WE LOVE YOU GUYS! Oh yeah, and check out the review
for the Boomslang Razor Mouse!
- December 11, 1999
Answers to those burning questions and BigDaddie's Tips
for using the PantherXL for Quake2!
- November 27, 1999
From soundcards slowing you down to GLQuake revisisted.
Readers asked, we answered.
Glossary of Commonly seen words while Quaking.