Before you start you should see if you fulfill the pre-requirements for playing pickups at #gtrpickup:
- Quake 4 with the newest available patch (Windows) (Linux)
- Newest version of the game modification Gametype-revolution
- GTR mappacks for the given gamemodes you want to play.
- A copy of a IRC client or using http://webchat.quakenet.org and joining the channel #gtrpickup on Quakenet
- Be able to write basic English
Some of the mod content like maps and game files are provided through the built in auto-download feature of Quake 4.
To enable this feature pull down console (CTRL + ALT + ~ or ~ ) and type the following : net_clientDownload 1