World War II rages and nations fall. SS head Himmler has Hitler's full backing to twist science and the occult into an army capable of annihilating the Allies once and for all. Battling alone, you're on an intense mission to pierce the black heart of the Third Reich and stop Himmler -- or die trying.
User reviews: Very Positive (1,277 reviews) - 93% of the 1,277 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 20, 2001

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World War II rages and nations fall. SS head Himmler has Hitler's full backing to twist science and the occult into an army capable of annihilating the Allies once and for all. Battling alone, you're on an intense mission to pierce the black heart of the Third Reich and stop Himmler -- or die trying. Fighting in advanced team-based multiplayer mode, you'll wage your own WWII in an all-out Axis vs. Allies contest for frontline domination.
Powered by the Quake III Arena engine, the Wolfenstein universe explodes with the kind of epic environments, A.I., firepower and cinematic effects that only a game created by true masters can deliver. The dark reich's closing in. The time to act is now. Evil prevails when good men do nothing.
  • Epic Environments
  • Intense Story-Driven Action
  • Ferocious A.I.
  • Big Screen Cinematic Effects
  • Team-Based Multiplayer Action

System Requirements

    3-D Hardware Accelerator (with 16MB VRAM with full OpenGL® support; Pentium® II 400 Mhz processor or Athlon® processor; English version of Windows® 2000/XP Operating System; 128 MB RAM; 16-bit high color video mode; 800 MB of uncompressed hard disk space for game files (Minimum Install), plus 300 MB for the Windows swap file; a 100% Windows® 2000/XP compatible computer system (including compatible 32-bit drivers for video card, sound card and input devices); 100% DirectX® 8.0a (included); 100% DirectX 3.0 or higher compatible sound card and drivers; 100% Microsoft-compatible mouse/keyboard and driver
    Multiplayer Requirements: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP and IPX) play supported, Internet play requires a 100% Windows 2000/XP compatible 56.6 Kbps (or faster) modem
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138 of 144 people (96%) found this review helpful
52 people found this review funny
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 10, 2015
I used to think first-person shooters were all about the graphics. I used to think old games like this one just weren't worth it anymore in the modern era of action games. I was an idiot.
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57 of 71 people (80%) found this review helpful
22 people found this review funny
23.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 26, 2015
Wolfenstein.... Or RTCW you get me right ?

Actually ( when i write this review am 28 and soon 29 ) Date 27/12/2015 at 00:30 on the planet earth...... Sh!t !

I buyed this game in 2001 in the beautiful metal box so the limited edition.
My friend at that time was jalous ^^
My mother was mad about me cause she always said it was a Nazi game, and me to tell her that it was just a game.....
And yes its just a game ! Dont confond game and reality.


Anyway let start.....



Wolfenstein using the graphic motor of quake 3. And hell yeah this graphic motor do perfectly his job, very very well optimized ( well we know its a old game ok.... ) But imagine those graphic in 2001.... I remember and it was just amazing !!


The graphic are still very enjoyable and nice ( i dont givashit about graphic btw except for Thief 1 ... )

The environnement are very nice, there are different kind of environement too, castle for sure, forest, ruins, airport, small village in the snow, laboratory, there is also a U-Boat with the symbole of the smiling sawfish on it. Das Boat movie reference ? ^^
And way more stuff....

For sure if you are like me, saying that old game are .... Old but gold, you will, like me do the game in the hardest difficulty, your not a noob right ? You like it hard right ???...


So you will do the game in the I AM DEATH INCARNATE difficulty !

I did the game straight without pause, it took me around 7h30 the first time, using most of the time the sten, the G43 and the K98 + killing all the ennemy finding also all the secrets area.... ^^
For sure you will rage a little bit, the I.A ennemy are still very very very good ! They are smart, use environement object, use cover or take cover, throw back your grenade ^^



The badass thing in this game
The differents boss!
You can hear the ennemy reloading, so rush them and kick ther /-\ss ^^
You can open the door by kicking them and destroying item too that way.
Definitively in this game the IA is so GOLD, the intelligence of the ennemy in the hardest difficulty is just amazing seriously !
Different and nice environement.

The sound i like them... Especially the sound of the Alarm ^^
But time to time the music can appear too much repetitive, so i like to play without during some mission
There is some infiltration mission ! You can also use the sten to stay silent if you want.
And also my preferate thing is that in almost all the level there is some secret area, if you see a place where you cant go its generally cause this place is secret and you have to find your self the way in.

Last thing.. If you see a couple of barrel near a wall... Shoot them....

THE MOST BAD /-\SS SH!T IN THIS GAME
The boots !! Yeah you can kick with your foot door for example !! This is nuts !!

But with your boots you can also kick.... Lets say some poster paint picture, radio, chair,windows, soldier, door for sure, SOME BOSS :D, zombie and more !!!! BOOTS THAT SH!T MAN !

Opening a door the normal way ? NO USE YOUR BOOTS BOOOOM HELL YEAH !!!

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)




What about the weapons now ? They are realist for some and fun for the other one ^^ But enjoyable.
My preferate is for sure the Sten with the silencer what the fuerk man seriously this gun.... pew pew pew pew pew pew shhhhhhhhh .... <3

The headshot in the game are real headshot, one shot in the head = Ennemy down ^^ So the Hitboxe are good and better then csgo hahahahaha ..... ( badjoke right ? ) ...

What else ??? I think you can really enjoy this game seriously.

Different weapons, different environement, ennemy too.
The story is not the most important in this game, there is some reference about Indiana Jones for example... ^^ Find yourself..



ps I am French my english is not perfect, but you get me right ? Wolfenstein is a must do.

ps² There still some player on Ennemy Territory mod... <3


With HD texture. http://hpics.li/14144ab


EDIT
To avoid open GL error at start of the game and to be able to use high resolution in the game install this patch



Be sure to read the README from the patch.

Link >>> http://www.markshan.com/knightmare/downloads/rtcw-sp-1.42c-win32-bin.zip

And also i just re finished the game in like 3hoo new record.. :D i love RTCW ............ <3
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15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
14.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 16, 2015
One of the best games ever.

'the enemy is weakened'
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2015
DO NOT CHANGE THE RESOLUTION!
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 30, 2015
RTCW is a fun game and has aged well.

The premise of the story is very interesting. It centers around the Nazis' interest in the occult during WWII. While the story isn't the game's strongest point, it is satisfactory and never takes away from the gameplay. I appreciated the various letters that you find lying around during the game; they really add to the game's atmosphere.

Despite the game's age, the graphics are still good, in my opinion. By 2001 standards, they are exceptional.

The Quake 3 engine not only provides decent graphics, but, more importantly, makes for an awesome FPS combat experience. The weapons are great, and your character's movement is smooth. Combat is the game's main focus and without a doubt its strongest point.

The enemy A.I. is tough. I played the game on Bring em on! (the "normal" difficulty) and died several times during my playthrough. However, my deaths were never frustrating; I always felt as if each of my deaths was due more to my own shortcomings/poor play than by any cheapness from the A.I. I was forced to keep multiple save files and I recommend the same to anyone who isn't an expert at these sort of games.

The level designs are great. Plenty of hidden spots with loot for the players that appreciate that sort of thing in a game. I've heard complaints about the stealth missions, but I found these levels to be really fun and a great change of pace. My only complaint is that some of the levels were a little too dark for my taste. They made it difficult to see enemies who have no problem seeing and shooting you in the same poor lighting.

The game's music is good as well. The sounds of the game really add to the atmosphere, and in some parts the game is downright creepy. You also stumble on conversations between Nazis who are unaware of you presence. These conversations often add to the game's story, and a few of them are hilarious and memorable.

It took me about 6.5 hours of total playtime to beat the campaign. At the end I was more than satisfied. I highly recommend this game to anyone who likes fast paced FPS games.
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