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No you can do this and he does not need to run a dedicated server. He starts
the multiplayer server in his menus then to connect just pull down your
consol and type in /connect xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx where xxx is his ip address
you do not need port if he is only running one server. One problem is he
will have a ping of 0 and you may have a 100 plus depending on his and your
If you do not know his address just have him type in a browser
www.whatismyip.com to find his ip.
"Dariusz" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi. I'd like to play quake3 with my friend. Is it possible to do it
> using an external server? Can one create his own server for the time being
> so as to frag by internet? How to set "dedicated" option: no or Internet?
> Are there any reasons for why one can't join such a server?