DeviluitionX: Enjoying The 23 Year Old Diablo Game Atop An Open-Source Engine

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 22 March 2019 at 01:03 AM EDT. 41 Comments
The latest open-source game engine project working to re-implement a legendary commercial game is DevilutionX. This new effort is an open-source re-implementation of Blizzard's Diablo game from 1996 while now working on Linux and other operating systems nicely.

The DevilutionX effort has already reached "a fully playable state on Linux / macOS / Windows, with only minor issues remaining." DevilutionX does require the game assets from the official Diablo release, which is now available easily from following the recent Diablo release on that DRM-free platform.

With the basics in place, this open-source Diablo engine re-implementation will begin working on "quality of life" improvements like game controller support and high quality scaling.

More details on this latest open-source game engine re-implementation effort via GitHub.
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