Enemy Territory – Quake Wars: Linux FPS game based on Quake

Enemy Territory - Quake Wars: Linux FPS game based on Quake

Enemy Territory – Quake Wars: Linux FPS game based on Quake

Today, for our last publication of the year in our series of «Linux Games» We offer you one more exciting and fun FPS game, so you can enjoy these last days of December, with your friends and family, after the traditional Christmas activities on your computer, with or without GNU/Linux. Since, today's game is multiplatform and is called «Enemy Territory – Quake Wars» or simply, ETQW.

And if you have never read, heard or seen anything about it, it is worth noting, as in our previous publications, that all the games in this series of publications are retro and old school in style, some original and independent and others simply a modification/ update (fork) of other existing games, such as Doom, Quake, Duke Nukem and Wolfenstein, among others. Therefore, ETQW is, basically, a adaptation of the multiplatform FPS game Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, but set in the history of the Quake II and Quake IV games.

Enemy Territory - Legacy: Linux FPS game based on Wolfenstein

Enemy Territory – Legacy: Linux FPS game based on Wolfenstein

But, before starting this post about «Enemy Territory – Quake Wars», the multiplatform adaptation of the old Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, we recommend exploring a previous related post of this series, at the end of reading this:

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What is the FPS game for Linux called Enemy Territory - Legacy?

According to its developers in its Official website, «Enemy Territory – Quake Wars» is

A game, which takes place in the year 2065, and allows you to play as GDF or Strogg in one of five unique character classes, either online or offline with AI-controlled teammates and opponents. All this, andemploying an arsenal of deployable weapons, vehicles and armaments, and engaging in an action-packed test of skill and coordinated teamwork across a series of combat objectives. Additionally, persistent character growth and achievements reward players for teamwork, while clearly defined mission and class objectives guide new players toward meaningful contributions on the battlefield.

Beyond said description, there is no more official information visible. But, in it, they offer all the cross-platform installers (Linux, Windows and macOS), for both client and server mode. However, it is worth noting that although these installers are free and freely downloadable, To play, the ISO image of the original and legal game is required, which, evidently, is not provided here. Hence A viable option is to download it from the following link with or without the installers also offered in it.

Screen shots

Once downloaded and mounted the ISO image of the game is available, downloaded and executed the installer (*.run file) of the game and successfully completed its installation and configuration, we can enjoy it and its wonderful settings and exciting story. As shown below in the following link:

Enemy Territory - Quake Wars: Screenshot 01

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ETQW: Screenshot 05

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Enemy Territory: Quake Wars was also distributed for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles, and said release for both consoles took place on May 27, 2008 in the United States. In addition, id Software developed a version for GNU/Linux as it does with many of its products. Wikipedia:ETQW

Top FPS game launchers and free FPS games for Linux

And if you want explore more FPS games for Linux Before we bring you one more new post, you can do it yourself through our current Top of:

FPS game launchers for Linux

  1. chocolate doom
  2. Crispy Doom
  3. Doomrunner
  4. Doomsday Engine
  5. Gzdoom
  6. Freedom

FPS games for Linux

  1. action quake 2
  2. Alien Sand
  3. Assaultcube
  4. Blasphemer
  5. COTB
  6. Cube
  7. Cube 2 - Sauerbraten
  8. D-Day: Normandy
  9. Duke Nukem 3D
  10. Enemy Territory - Legacy
  11. Enemy Territory - Quake Wars
  12. IOQuake3
  13. Nexuiz Classic
  14. quake
  15. openarena
  16. Q2PRO
  17. Quake
  18. Q3Rally
  19. reaction quake 3
  20. Red eclipse
  21. rexuiz
  22. Shrine II
  23. TomatoQuark
  24. Total chaos
  25. Tremulous
  26. trepidaton
  27. Smokin 'Guns
  28. Unvanquished
  29. Urban terror
  30. Warsaw
  31. Wolfenstein - Enemy Territory
  32. World of padman
  33. xonotic

Or through the following links to various websites related to Online Game Stores:

  1. AppImage: AppImageHub Games, AppImage GitHub Games y portable linux games.
  2. Flatpak: flat hub.
  3. Snap: Snap Store.
  4. Online stores: Steam e Itchio.
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Summary 2023 - 2024


In short, we hope you like this new gamer publication about “Enemy Territory – Quake Wars”, which, despite its years of creation (since 2007) and being completely abandoned (Abandonware) is a fun and exciting retro FPS game available for Linux/Windows/macOS, which will surely offer pleasant moments to many. And as in every entry of this FPS game series for Linux, we invite you if you know of any others that are worth exploring and playing, do not let them know via comment to include them in our current list on this topic or area.

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