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Quake Arcade tournament edition is a port of Quake for arcade machines developed by LBE Systems and fully licensed from Id Software. The machine was manufactured and distributed by Lazer-Tron. The game port is somewhat different from standard Quake. The game simulates a deathmatch round (with the addition of monsters), several cabinets can be linked together for group play. The levels available were not exactly the same as the ones on the Quake CDROM (most notably the famous Quake 2 map "The Edge" was in this game as well).

Some monsters would drop prize packs when shot (this would dispense tickets out of the machine, as this was also a redemption machine). Finally, the weapon lineup was not exactly the same (more of a hybrid of the weapon selection from both Quake and Quake II).

Inside the cabinet was a standard AMD (or Intel as they weren't all the same) computer with a Quantum3D video card. No JAMMA boards or anything like that at all. There was even a keyboard and mouse inside the cabinet. That would have made for the perfect general gaming machine (the machines could run more than just Quake, as they were normal computers).

Quake Arcade was also installed at all of the US based Sega GameWorks centers connecting 4 seats in each GameWorks, and connecting the machines to the Internet would allow up to 32 players in a deathmatch. They were $7500 each, so this game is hard to find. However, the game files were found and added to MAME arcade machine emulator, so now you can download the game and run it on new computers.

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