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Quake is the first game in the Quake series. This game pits you as a slipgate explorer, ridding the world of demons and monsters and genetically-modified humans, to save humanity from the wretched grasps of Shub-Niggurath, a terrifying tentacled slop of lard.
By id Software.
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