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id Software Releases Doom 3 BFG Source-Code

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  • #11

    I see no problem playing D3 BFG via wine 1.5.15+, but of course you can use steam (-no-dwrite) just to download everything only as soon as somebody manages to port it to Linux. The video playback must be changed as well but should not be that problematic as libav/ffmpeg can play the videos directly, most likely you just have to force the 16:9 aspect.


    • #12
      It seems someone has already ported Doom3 BFG to Linux or atleast it compiles and runs. Sound doesn't seem to work but otherwise it runs just fine.

      Doom 3 BFG Edition source port with updated DX12 / Vulkan renderer and modern game engine features - GitHub - RobertBeckebans/RBDOOM-3-BFG: Doom 3 BFG Edition source port with updated DX12 / Vulkan...


      • #13
        That's really cool, just tried it but there have been some mouse issues. caedes told me that there is another repo with a branch that fixes those:

        GitHub is where people build software. More than 100 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 330 million projects.

        Basically it works but no videos/sound yet. I would not use fullscreen because alt-enter/alt-tab does not work yet. So start it like:
        ./RBDoom3 +set r_fullscreen 0
        I hope to hear something soon and see the videos, then it would be perfect.