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1 What is Urban Terror?

Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena. Nowadays, Urban Terror is played using the free, stand-alone, ioquake3 engine modified, which doesn't require Quake III Arena, in addition to being an add-on to id Software's Quake III Arena.

2 How much does Urban Terror cost?

Urban Terror is 100% free. It is a condition of the End User Licensing Agreement (EULA) when creating a mod that it not to be released for commercial retail. That means the team Frozen Sand who created Urban Terror is doing it for free. If you purchased Urban Terror, then some unscrupulous individual may have ripped you off. You should immediately report them to id Software or Frozen Sand.

3 Who is FrozenSand / Frozensand Games Limited?

Frozensand Games Limited is the business name of the development team that is creating Urban Terror. FrozenSand's only current project is Urban Terror, but in the future it's possible that we may add more projects. Check out the for details about the development team.

4 Do I need Quake III Arena to play?

No. Thanks to the ioQuake3 project, which aims to create an open source Quake III distribution designed to help people create their games and projects for free, UrbanTerror does not require Quake III Arena to be played.

5 What is Quake3-Urt?

Quake3-Urt is the free, stand-alone, quake3 engine modified to run Urban Terror. This is not a FrozenSand product and is not part of Urban Terror. Quake3-Urt can be used instead of Quake 3 Arena to run Urban Terror 4.2 on.

6 What is ioUrbanTerror?

ioUrbanTerror is the free, stand-alone, ioquake3 engine modified to run Urban Terror. This is not a FrozenSand product and is not part of Urban Terror. ioUrbanTerror can be used instead of Quake 3 Arena to run Urban Terror 4.0 and 4.1 on.

7 What sort of system specs do I need to play?

Depends on what you base system specs are. we used to say, if you can run Quake III Arena then you should be able to play Urban Terror. Since Quake III Arena is now an older game many of today's game machines should be able to run Urban Terror. If you are unsure, download the game and give it a shot. FrozenSand recommends the following as minimum specs:

CPU: Pentium 4 1.2GHz or higher.
RAM: 256MBs (512MBs highly recommended).
VID: NVidia or ATI card with 128MB RAM (256MB or more highly recommended).
HDD: 50GB, but the more the better for additional levels.

8 Where do I find more information?

The official web site for Urban Terror is located at and the FrozenSand, LLC web site is located at Both sites will provide you with the most up to date information relating to the development of Urban Terror. We also recommend you visit the official Urban Terror Forums that are a gold mine for tips and support from the community.

The Urban Terror Community also has some excellent support/information sites. Here is a short list of some of the sites you can visit that supports Urban Terror:

UrT Argentina
UrT Brazil
UrT Czech
UrT France
UrT Germany
UrT Italia
UrT Japan
UrT Poland
UrT Portugal
UrT Spain
UrT Venezuela

9 Where can I download Urban Terror files?

Visit the Downloads section on the website or from the forums and you will see a list of mirrors that will provide you the necessary files to play Urban Terror.
By FrozenSand  -  Tuesday, 05 January 2010  -  viewed by 4778 members and 147681 visitors

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