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0 comments by motorsep on Aug 10th, 2012

Seeing no feedback for the new features we implemented I figured Desura client doesn't ping owners of the game that there was an update. Therefore I made a screencast about new features including spellcrafting and new menu. We hope you will appreciate these features and will make some cool let's play style videos of you and your buddies chopping up skelies together online and growing your magical powers :)



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RaidenHitsu
RaidenHitsu May 15 2012, 3:25pm says:

Sooo, how to update the game if it's not on Desura again? :)

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motorsep Creator
motorsep May 16 2012, 12:52pm replied:

Download the patch from e-Shoppe (login > My Account > Download links or something like that) If you have the original alpha installed, and all previous patches installed, you simply untar 0.08a to the game's folder and enjoy (on Windows prerequisites are the same, except that you run 0.08a installer and it will do the job).

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RaidenHitsu
RaidenHitsu May 16 2012, 1:15pm replied:

thanks

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motorsep Creator
motorsep May 12 2012, 4:04pm replied:

The patch should be live now!

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Machinista
Machinista May 13 2012, 5:26am replied:

Thanks! Unfortunately this version seems to need GLIBC_2.15.

Any idea which package in need to install for Ubuntu 32bit?

TIA

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motorsep Creator
motorsep May 13 2012, 2:51pm replied:

You need to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 and all your problems will be solved :)

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Machinista
Machinista May 14 2012, 3:06pm replied:

Oh, lol. I wasn't planning on doing that anytime soon.

Bummer.

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motorsep Creator
motorsep May 15 2012, 11:36am replied:

The source code is there, simply compile it and you will have the game running. That's a downside of being on Linux - no consistency between distros.

Unzip engine_source.zip, go into the engine_source/ type "make sdl-release", once it's done, type "make sv-release" (no "" in both cases). You will have darkplaces-sdl and darkplaces-dedicated binaries. Rename them into tomesofmephistopheles or tomesofmephistopheles64 (depending on what your OS is) and tomesofmephistopheles-dedicated or tomesofmephistopheles64-dedicated accordingly. Copy and replace original binaries with the ones from engine_source/ folder and enjoy :)

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zweck
zweck May 22 2012, 6:06am replied:

or just compile your linux release with a _reasonable_ glibc version...

?

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motorsep Creator
motorsep May 23 2012, 4:01pm replied:

That's Linux for you, sorry :) Windows version runs on XP/Vista/7 no matter what.

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my work station and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32bit on my kid's PC just to supply both 32/64 bit binaries. I physically can't have different glibc installed and I linking it statically is not recommended by the engine's devs.

Eventually, most Linux users will migrate to the newer glibc, so why not to do it now? :)

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