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Doom 3 Source Code Published Under The GPL

Gaming

Published on 22 November 2011 07:02 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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The Doom 3 source-code -- based upon the id Tech 4 engine -- is now available as open-source software to the gaming community under the GNU GPL license.

Pushed onto GitHub is the Doom 3 source-code. This comes after John Carmack had to work-around Carmack's Reverse due to legal issues. The source drop is right in line with what we were expecting.

More details to come soon on the open-source drop of Doom 3, which will hopefully spark a new wave of more impressive free software games.

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