ETXreaL is a graphics mod for Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory using the enhanced XreaL id Tech 3 GPL engine.

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ETXreaL id Tech 3 Features
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* Modern OpenGL 3.2 renderer with all deprecated OpenGL calls removed
* Clever usage of vertex buffer objects (VBO) to speed up rendering of everything
* Avoids geometry processing each frame using the CPU (worst bottleneck with the Q3A engine)
* Renders up to 500 000 - 1 000 000 polygons at 80 - 200 fps on current hardware (DX10 generation)
* Optional GPU occlusion culling (improved Coherent Hierarchy Culling) useful for rendering large city scenes
* Doom 3 .MD5mesh/.MD5anim skeletal model and animation support
* Unreal Actor X .PSK/.PSA skeletal model and animation support
* True 64 bit HDR lighting with adaptive tone mapping
* Advanced projective and omni-directional soft shadow mapping methods like EVSM
* Real-time sun lights with parallel-split shadow maps
* Optional deferred shading
* Relief mapping that can be enabled by materials
* Optional uniform lighting and shadowing model like in Doom 3 including globe mapping
* Supports almost all Quake 3, Enemy Territory and Doom 3 material shader keywords
* TGA, PNG, JPG and DDS format support for textures
* Usage of frame buffer objects (FBO) to perform offscreen rendering effects
* Improved TrueType font support that does not require external tools
* Linux 64-bit support
* Linux sound backend using SDL
* .avi recorder from ioquake3 including sound support
* Optimized collision detection routines
* Support for Omni-bot
* GUID system to generate etkeys which are sent as cl_guid

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System Requirements
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Minimum system requirements:

CPU: 2 GHz Intel compatible
System Memory: 1024MB
Graphics card: Any graphics card that supports Direct3D 10 and OpenGL >= 3.2

Recommended system requirements:

CPU: 3 GHz + Intel compatible
System Memory: 2048MB+
Graphics card: Geforce 8800 GT, ATI HD 4850 or higher.

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Future Plan
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* Add a Creative Commons BY-SA high resolution texture replacement pack including new material definitions to support diffuse, normal and specular textures
* Create improved versions of existing maps with an etx_ prefix like:
etx_beach
etx_battery
etx_fueldump
...
* Improve ETXMap ET .map -> Doom 3 .map format conversion routine to handle spawnflags -> boolean type conversions
* Improve ETXMap compiler for better support of extracting models from .bsp files for further editing in Blender or other 3D tools
* Finish Doom 3 style DarkRadiant entity definitions file etmain/def/entities.def to have full support for all ET entity types
* Add Blender tools to make it easier to replace the existing models
* Optimize ET decal system with VBOs
* Add Bullet physics engine (maybe)

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Help us and contribute your media assets
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We are always looking for artists who would like to contribute.
You can chat with us via IRC. The channel is #xreal at irc.freenode.net.

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0 comments by treborator on Nov 13th, 2011

ETXreaL-0.3.0-20111110.7z is a complete download. You don't need any previous versions of ETXreaL.

You can download it from Sourceforge.net or this site.

If you find bugs, then report them to our bug tracking system at Sourceforge.net , please.

Have fun.

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ETXreaL 0.3.0

ETXreaL 0.3.0

Nov 12, 2011 Patch 8 comments

ETXreaL-0.3.0-20111110.7z is the first major release including over 1 GB of new textures. It contains binaries for Windows and Linux.

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Based on the Quake III Arena Shader Manual by Paul Jaquays and Brian Hook (rewritten by Robert Beckebans). Features a comprehensive list of all shader...

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KeMoN
KeMoN Jun 25 2011, 3:14pm says:

If I can help as a mapper in any way. Just say so. I would like to help you in bringing this forward.

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treborator Creator
treborator Jun 26 2011, 6:47am replied:

I would like to see an ETXreaL version of Pointe du Hoc or e.g. Battery.

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KeMoN
KeMoN Jun 26 2011, 8:35am replied:

sure. I can do so. First of all Backsnipe and me need to finish Pointe du Hoc then I can send you everything with the mapfile or you just tell us what to do. Backsnipe told me that you are already working together with modelling so the communitaction is there.

I currently started a new version of fueldump if you are interested. I wasn't in the mood to go on at Pointe du Hoc so I created the fueldump version. :)

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Indloon
Indloon Jun 18 2011, 11:45am says:

Nice work;)

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Eonfge
Eonfge Jun 17 2011, 9:26am says:

Yeah, nice Tr3b. I'll make sure that their will be a lot of stuff to show.

I would like to underline the demand for more artists. Texture artists, modellers and environment artists. It has proven to be very hard to find artist that have the skill and ambition to work in an Open Source project.

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Mateos
Mateos Jun 14 2011, 7:35am says:

Good idea to make a ModDB page, you'll have a larger amount of viewer ;)

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For a beta, the amount of work and changes, visual changes, is simply over everything. Plus the new graphic features such as Parallax, Bloom, HDR... Nirvana pal.

Nov 14 2011, 11:42am by Mateos

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