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what is a pk3?

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i know about wad, how to edit maps,but i have no idea about pk3!
i need an answer please.
thanx in advance.

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A pk3 is basicly a zip file where all the resources is located in different folders like their counterparts is lumps in a wad file.

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PK3 is just a name id invented for Quake 3 to prevent clueless users from unpacking these files with Winzip. The name happened to stick around.

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I guess the name does help in that regard. Early .ZIP releases of my mod prompted a complaint that "It just contains a bunch of PNGs of guns, no wads"

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