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Sunday, August 8, 2004

WINE-ing about DOOM3

Well, I got DOOM3 yesterday from Circuit City (no affiliation, yadda, yadda) for $44.99. I did manage to get it working with plain old WINE. Unfortunately, there are some graphics issues. The two main ones are that the terminals you are supposed to interact with are all static and the framerates are what might be considered puke-inducing. There's also a nasty problem with the flashlight that blocks a good chunk of the lower right part of the screen. I was able to play enough to know that it is a genuinely spooky, immersive game--way different from any previous id title, IMO. Details will follow, likely after the Linux client is finally released.

News for 08/08/2004

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