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Golmore May 31, 2014 @ 4:08pm
Looking for source ports of older games and engines.
I have recentlty been playing older games in Linux thanks to projects like these:

I was hoping some people here could point me to other game and engine source ports to Linux that I might have missed.
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Dusk of Oolacile May 31, 2014 @ 4:30pm 
I don't think anyone here can help you more than Google.
Golmore May 31, 2014 @ 4:32pm 
"that I might have missed"

I can Google source ports all day, but someone may know of an obscure game or project I'm not ever likely to find on my own.
phillippi2 May 31, 2014 @ 4:52pm 
There's one for System Shock 1 called TSSHP (The System Shock Hack Project).
Golmore May 31, 2014 @ 6:13pm 
Thanks for that one. Project looks old but I like the idea of getting back into System Shock.
There's one for Star Wars Dark Forces called "DarkXL."
It's Windows exclusive as of now but works beautifully under WINE (Linux support is planned IIRC).
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Golmore May 31, 2014 @ 7:53pm 
They apparently have a few projects.
Thanks very much for that one too.
instabilis Jun 1, 2014 @ 1:18am 
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Golmore Jun 1, 2014 @ 8:24am 
Wow. For some reason I thought the Aleph One project was only Windows. Lol. I've been playing it for years.
ack0954 Jun 1, 2014 @ 8:30am 
I'll be looking into some of those.

These are pretty common old ones:

Exult - Ultima 7/ Ultima7 Part 2

IOQuake3 - Q3A

IODoom3 - Doom 3
mindedie Jun 1, 2014 @ 8:47am 
Heroes of Might and Magic III
Golmore Jun 1, 2014 @ 9:03am 
I'm fairly sure iodoom3 was abandoned. Exult looks cool. And HoMM III is great.
Xantas Jun 1, 2014 @ 12:16pm 
Open source clone of UFO: Enemy Unknown (X-Com: UFO Defense in USA):
They're finally releasing versione 1.0 (
Golmore Jun 1, 2014 @ 12:33pm 
Do you know if the nightlies are stable enough to use?
I found one being done for Dark Forces II.
Xantas Jun 1, 2014 @ 3:50pm 
Originally posted by Golmore:
Do you know if the nightlies are stable enough to use?
Yep i've played it and no problem at all until now. You can consider them a sort of release candidate
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Date Posted: May 31, 2014 @ 4:08pm
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