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Raze - a new open source fork of EDuke32 backed by GZDoom tech

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Late last month to coincide with the 24th anniversary of Duke Nukem 3D, the EDuke32 fork Raze was announced.

What's the point of this then, what does it do? They say it's a fork of EDuke32 that's "backed by GZDoom tech" and it combines together EDuke32, PCExhumed, NBlood, and RedNukem all under a single package. Right now, they said their main focus is on usability "and actually being able to PLAY the games without frustration". You can see their teaser video below:

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One of the team said to think of it a bit like BuildGDX, as Raze "shares the renderer, the sound system and the input/system interface code across games". Thanks to the use of some of GZDoom, it also includes a bunch of their post-processing effects.

You can see their brief announcement here along with all their replies to questions, plus check out the code and download from the GitHub.

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ageres 6 Feb, 2020
What is Raze needs it, but I cannot find a package that contains it.
Liam Dawe 6 Feb, 2020
Quoting: ageresWhat is Raze needs it, but I cannot find a package that contains it.
ageres 6 Feb, 2020
Quoting: Liam Dawe
Quoting: ageresWhat is Raze needs it, but I cannot find a package that contains it.
Thank you, but that installed, not I copied it to the Raze folder, renamed to and finally could launch Raze with LD_LIBRARY_PATH=./ ./raze
It even found my installation of Ion Fury in its Steam folder and ran it!
ageres 6 Feb, 2020
No, nothing. I was surprised to see it launched. Try to edit ~/.config/raze/raze.ini to add it manually.
Hamish 6 Feb, 2020
I have been kind of just sitting in limbo for the last few years waiting for one Build engine port to become definitive enough for me to play through Blood again. Here comes another contender.
ageres 6 Feb, 2020
Quoting: Guestis there a vintage build?
No, this is leftovers from GZDoom which dropped old OpenGL versions support some time ago and has this message too now.
Pit 7 Feb, 2020
Hmm, if I add my ION Maiden Folder to the ini, I can run it.
My Eduke32 stuff is in /usr/share/games/eduke32, which is also in the ini, but it won't find/run it :(
Any ideas?
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