I started this on January 14, 2008, with the goal of reimplementing Blood (by Monolith software) on eDuke32 port, with which it shares the engine. That requires converting all Blood resources to Duke3d format and recreating the missing game mechanics. The idea of remaking Blood went to me when I tried to have a Cooperative game with friends. I didn't find a version of Blood which would run on modern computers, so I decided to remake it myself. At first, I wanted to remake just maps, leaving Duke3d mechanics untouched. Later on, I read about eDuke32 port, which offers reach script extensions and thus more !stuff! for port and total conversions. The first thing I did was recreating the Blood HUD under eDuke, and I managed to make it perfectly identical. Seeing the power eDuke32 scripts offer, I decided to proceed with full conversion. This site lets you keep track of the project, latest news are available here. Here's some screeshots:

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New polymer shade table comparison E2M7: Bowels of the Earth E2M5: The Haunting

You can't use any zombie head in "Kick the Head" attraction. Only three heads in front of the attraction.

If you choose the wrong door in the room with 3 doors, the exit will be locked until the cannons stop firing.

Cannons fire randomly after picking up Fire key.

Crouching won't help you avoid Cheog's and gargoyles' attacks.

You can't finish level without the Moon Key. It's probably a bug in Blood that allows you to crouch under the fence at the end of the level.

Completely different way to reach the super secret.
You can't lock yourself in the underground tunnel.

You don't need Boots of Jumping to pass the section after the presses.



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BloodTC on Linux

BloodTC on Linux

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How to install eduke32 and BloodTC on Linux.

High Resolution Pack and Music Packs

High Resolution Pack and Music Packs

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High resolution menus, fonts, skyboxes, models and textures. 3 high quality music packs.

BloodTC is a recreation of Blood (by Monolith Productions) for EDuke32 to bring all the fun and action of Blood to the EDuke32 port. This mod will be more powerful in the future, considering EDuke32 keeps getting better and better.
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Blood Crossmatching (BloodCM) version of August 2015 has a lot of fixed, 3 episodes from original game.

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BloodTC 15.10.2012

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BloodTC 29.09.2012

BloodTC 29.09.2012

3 years ago Full Version 4 comments

New full release of BloodTC is avaible for download. Now BloodTC includes all maps of first episode, which was reconsturted on 100% (or 99% we'll see...

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timothyhale Dec 6 2013 says:

Got this working on Linux, great work. Do you need help? Used to be with the Blood Source Release and ReBuild project.

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FSGFSD Dec 9 2013 replied:

Why not? We really need mappers.
The problem is, CM grew so complicated, that even we barely remember all of its functions. Starting from scratch won't be easy.

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timothyhale Dec 9 2013 replied:

If it's code work, I'll help where I can. Was thinking of trying to figure out how you guys ported the maps. blud2b was a converter Mathieu Oliver made for the purpose of converting the maps over to vanilla build format.
Do you have all the project resources still? If at a minimum I could make like a manual or work on inline comments for the scripts.

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FSGFSD Dec 11 2013 replied:

I guess we have all the effects required to recreate the maps. But we still need a lot of work with enemies' AI.
M210 will tell if he needs any help with the code.

We have all the maps converted with blud2b, but after converting we got only map geometry and sprites. We should recreate all the sounds, effects, doors, elevators from scratch.

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timothyhale Dec 13 2013 replied:

Hmmm. This looks like a good time to dig into blud2b and make it more Duke3d export friendly. Whatever you had to redo by hand I could see how it was tagged in blood and then try to export it to the duke3d equivalent.

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FSGFSD Dec 13 2013 replied:

Not sure if it's possible. Some of the Blood effects don't exist in vanilla eduke. The others (like doors) are made completely differently and still need manual editing.

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timothyhale Dec 23 2013 replied:

Found some old notes on the blood map "x" data. Also found a site that describes some of the blood specific mapping tricks in mapedit. Contemplating adding native blood map editing support to mapster32.

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FSGFSD Nov 16 2013 replied:

Not yet. eduke32 doesn't support custom cutscenes. Developers have some plans for them, though.

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D1rkGER Nov 8 2013 says:

Looks really great - i just created an account to track your game. Keep up the good work. Looking foward to your next update....

Blood ftw !

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Luktom100 Nov 6 2013 says:

So, hows the development going on ?? When the next relase will be ready ??

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FSGFSD Nov 16 2013 replied:

Maybe December or early 2014.

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