From QuakeWorld Wiki
QuakeNet is an IRC network, built around the gaming community, and is an organisation that facilitates the communication of many teams and online organisations. Though originally founded as a chat network for gamers, by gamers, QuakeNet welcomes everyone to chat about anything (within its rules). QuakeNet is also currently the largest chat network in the world, with a peak usercount each week of around 180,000 to 190,000 users.
IRC stands for "Internet Relay Chat", and is a means for people to talk together in a text-based, real-time environment on the internet.
 How to join a QuakeNet server
The easy way
- open http://webchat.quakenet.org
- type your nickname and channels you want to join (see channels below)
The tradicional way
- Open your IRC client (you must get one, like mIrc)
- Click on the status window
/server <server>(or chose QuakeNet from the server list menu)
- And then join the channels you want by typing
/join #qwrookieon the status window
 QuakeNet servers
For information purposes only. All irc clients have QuakeNet irc configured.
 Popular channels
 Community channels
North and South America community