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Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
|Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory|
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|Engine||id Tech 3|
|Version||2.60b (2.60d for Mac)|
|Platform(s)||Linux, Mac (Universal), Windows|
|Mode(s)||Multiplayer, Single player (using bot mods)|
|Rating(s)||ESRB: Mature (M)|
|System requirements||600 MHz CPU, 128 MiB RAM, 32 MiB OpenGL graphics card, 56.6k Modem|
|Input methods||Keyboard + Mouse|
|Reviews for PC|
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory (WET) is a free multiplayer first-person shooter (FPS) set during World War 2. The source code for the game logic was released in 2004, allowing the development of many mods.
- 1 Downloads
- 2 Game tweaks
- 3 Mods
- 4 Screenshots
- 5 Videos
- 6 References
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory installation files
All files can be downloaded from the idsoftware FTP, here:
NB: make sure you download and install the patches up to the latest version, for older version contain bugs and security breaches.
Alternative download links for Windows:
A major annoyance is the impossibility to minimize the game window. On Windows, this can be fixed using a utility called etmin (Enemy Territory Minimizer). You can download it here: etmin (more info).
Fixing PunkBuster issues
A common PunkBuster issue under Windows 7 or Vista is getting kicked for "RESTRICTION: Inadequate O/S Privileges". This occurs because PunkBuster needs Administrator permission to run properly on those Windows versions. The solution to this is to configure Enemy Territory to run as administrator.
Custom screen resolution
As an aging game, Enemy Territory natively supports only 4:3 resolutions. It is however possible to specify a custom resolution, by setting r_customwidth (the width you want), r_customheight (the height) and r_mode to -1 (so that the game will use the custom width and height). This can be done either in through the console (open the console using [~] and type
/set [setting] [value]) or by directly editing autoexec.cfg located in the etmain folder). For instance:
seta r_customwidth "1440" seta r_customheight "900" seta r_mode "-1" unsafe
Not many servers run the original, unmodded game. The most commonly used mods are ETpro, Jaymod, ETpub and No Quarter. The main total conversion of WET is TrueCombat:Elite.
- Official website: http://etpro.anime.net/
ETPro is a close-source mod specifically targeted at competition play. It is currently by far the most used mod (1800/3897 servers). Its development stopped in mid-2006 (the latest version was released on 2006-09-18).
- Official website: http://jaymod.clanfu.org/
Jaymod is a close-source mod. It adds Molotov Cocktail weapon and other fun oriented gameplay. It's currently the second most used mod (590/3897 servers). Its development seems to have halted during 2008 or earlier. The latest stable version is 2.0.6 released on 10 April 2007, the latest beta version is 2.1.7 released on 4 September 2007. A nightly version of Jaymod 2.1.8 has been released, the last one being the 25/01/2008 version. It could be find there : Wolfmap.de Jaymod 2.1.8 (Beta) download.
- Official website: http://www.etpub.org
ETPub is an open-source mod, originally targeted at giving better server-side configuration options. It's currently the third most used mod (475/3897 servers), although it's development stopped in summer 2007, when the source code repository (http://www.linespeed.net/projects/etpub/) went down. The latest stable release is version 0.8.1, released on 9 August 2007, but various semi-official nightlies and releases are still being posted on their forums.
- Official website: http://shitstorm.org/noquarter/wiki
No Quarter is an open-source mod, targeted at fun gameplay with many weapon additions (added bazooka, "venom", which is an imaginary hand weapon looking like a heavy MG...) and fun improvements (camera on rockets and mortar shells...). It was originally close source, and became open source in September 2007 when development slowed down. It's currently the fourth most used mod (407/3897 servers). The latest stable release is version 1.2.5, released on 25 August 2009.
- Official website: http://www.tcelite.net/
TrueCombat:Elite is a close-source total conversion. It takes place in the modern world and focus on bringing a realistic gameplay. Although officially still in development, no updates have been made since 2007-01-02, when the current 0.49b version was released, and most download servers are down. 182 servers currently run this mod.