The speed of digital hardware progress is really amazing. Moores law (doubling of CPU speed every 1.5 year) is still alive, typical time-to-live of personal home computer is not more then 2-3 years, after that it is considered *ancient* and can hardly be sold for any money.
More and more often, there are voices standing against this speedy hardware revolution; they say, most of us can use not more than the tenth (or even hundredth!) of a typical todays computers power.
We would leave those objections for pessimists, because modern software brings amazing abilities to average human. For example, when Quake I, the forever-most-famous 3D shooter, was firstly released (June 1996, ten years ago), it required Intel Pentium with 16 Mb RAM (and it was VERY cool and expensive computer for that time). Today, the likewise CPU and memory parameters rapidly become normal for smartphones fitting in a pocket. OK, can we play the good old Quake on a smartphone? Of course, yes.
What I should say: there IS always released pre-alpha version of the classic Quake I for Nokia Series 60 smartphones. It is a really old Quake, on the square one day idSoftware had released it sources, and good people from Dr.Khumen Research Labs have adapted those sources for Nokia smartphones. Sometimes Moores law and overall technical progress are Good Things!
Quake I port for Nokia Series 60 HQ 0.065 Quake I port for Nokia Series 60 (1st and 2nd edition) (and other Symbian 6.1 based devices). High Quality Render beta version.Need 4 K Display and 9Mb of free RAM memory. Quake I
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