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Classic Games (Games) Open Source Games

id Software's Original 'Softdisk' Games Open Sourced 100

Posted by Soulskill
from the free-as-in-antique-fun dept.
An anonymous reader writes "The original games developed by John Carmack, John Romero, and Adrian Carmack at Softdisk, where the legendary programmers originally met and went on to start id Software, have been open-sourced under the GPLv2. The games are now owned by Flat Rock Software and the open-source titles available are Catacomb, The Catacomb, Catacomb 3D, Catacomb Abyss, and Hovertank3D. The oldest of these games are written in Borland Turbo Pascal while the others are in Borland C++. The source-code can be downloaded from GitHub."
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id Software's Original 'Softdisk' Games Open Sourced

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  • Re:Awesome! (Score:3, Informative)

    by Desler (1608317) on Saturday June 07, 2014 @04:38PM (#47187407)

    Can't tell if trolling. First, the Apple II version was released in 1989 while the DOS port was released in 1990. The in 1991 an Apple IIgs version was released. Also, the Apple II version had 15 levels while the DOS only had 10. I was not wrong about anything.

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