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    Postby DoomJedi 24 Jan 2019, 12:26

    Splitwolf: It's time to tag team some Nazis

    We're proud to announce that Splitwolf is now available on RetroPie! That's right, you can frag Nazis with up to 4 players on the big screen.

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    Full game controller support

    Splitwolf has been moved to SDL2 and has support for tons of game controllers, with many improvements:

      Modern FPS controls (strafe/move with left stick, rotate with right stick)
      Smooth gamepad controls let you strafe, turn, and creep up slowly behind your enemies
      Support for SDL_GameControllerDB with controller mappings for all known game controllers
      Ability to remap all 13 supported gamepad buttons
      Ability to map pause to button on gamepad
      Ability to map change player color key on gamepad
      Ability to map show/hide minimap on gamepad
      Ability to map strafe left / right buttons on gamepad
      Ability to map turn left / right buttons on gamepad
      Ability to zoom minimap with gamepad right stick Y axis
      Ability to set per-gamepad sensitivity settings (so you can turn faster without pressing run)

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    Supports

      Wolfenstein 3D
      Spear of Destiny
      Mission Packs/Return to Danger
      Vanilla mappacks and mods

    Enhanced keyboard and mouse controls

      Support enabling/disabling moving with mouse (player 1 only)
      Support mapping strafe left/right and weapon prev/next to keyboard keys

    New game modes

    In addition to co-op classic Wolfenstein 3D gameplay, Splitwolf brings 9 new game modes:

    Instagib
    You have only one life, but your weapons only take one shot to kill. Watch out, because so do the enemy's weapons!

    Defuse the bomb
    A bomb is spawned somewhere in the level, players must find and defuse it before time runs out, only then will the elevator unlock!

    Carry the Flag
    One player must carry the flag to the end of the level before the time runs out. You can't shoot when you have the flag, but you can impale Nazis with it or pass it to your friend with the use key!

    Vampire
    Drink the blood of your enemies to survive! Spawn with all weapons and infinite ammo and try to finish the level before your blood bar drains.

    Harvester
    Harvester pillars are placed randomly around the level, and after each kill, a skull is spawned on the pillars. You must find a pillar and collect the skull before the countdown ends to stay alive!

    Mutant BJ
    All of your enemies are zombie BJs with random weapons!

    Rampage
    Put your dukes up and knock your enemies out with fists of fury! Keep your adrenaline up to instagib enemies with one punch.

    Zombie
    Nazi zombies are attacking! Kill them by ganging up on them with shots from multiple players, otherwise they reanimate!

    Zombie Harvester
    Just like harvester, but with Nazi zombies that reanimate for an added challenge.

    New weapons

    Splitwolf brings the pain with an armored vehicle equipped with a mounted gatling gun!

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    Tons of new art

    From 8-way boss sprites to gib animations, Splitwolf brings a ton of new art that fits perfectly with the existing look of the game

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    Installation

    If you already own Wolf3D or Spear of Destiny, dump all the files loosely into roms/ports/wolf3d/
      Run RetroPie Setup
      Select "Update RetroPie-Setup Script"
      Select "Manage Packages"
      Select "Manage experimental Packages"
      Select "splitwolf"
      Select "Install/Update from Source"

    After installation, you'll be able to launch Splitwolf from the Ports menu in EmulationStation.

    Game data

    Game files should be added to roms/ports/wolf3d/ before installation. If not present, the install script will download the shareware versions of Wolf3D and Spear of Destiny.

    If you add new game data after install, simply run the following to create new shortcuts:

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    sudo ~/RetroPie-Setup/retropie_packages.sh splitwolf configure


    Support

    For RetroPie-specific Splitwolf support and questions (RetroPie installation, game files, etc), post on the RetroPie forums.

    For general Splitwolf support and questions (how to build, support for other platforms, map packs, etc), post on the Team Raycast forums.

    If you already have Splitwolf up and running and you've found a bug (glitch with the game, crash while playing, etc), please report it using the Splitwolf issue tracker.

    If you've found a bug with the RetroPie Setup installer, please report it using the RetroPie-Setup issue tracker.

    DO NOT USE ISSUE TRACKERS FOR GENERAL SUPPORT OR QUESTIONS, YOU WILL NOT BE HELPED!

    See the Splitwolf wiki for additional details, compilation instructions, game mode instructions, etc.

    Credits

    None of this would be possible without the hard work of the following people:

    Multiplayer framework, new game modes: LinuxWolf
    Gamepad support, configuration UI, and RetroPie implementation: lazd
    Additional art: DoomJedi, Untrustable, Atina, PSTrooper, ArmanAhmadi
    Title Screen: Atina
    Title Screen Font: Tormentor667
    SDL Port: Moritz "Ripper" Kroll (http://www.chaos-software.de.vu)
    Original Wolfenstein 3D: id Software (http://www.idsoftware.com)
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    Postby DoomJedi 25 Jan 2019, 09:45

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    Postby DoomJedi 25 Jan 2019, 09:47

    Promotion was posted on moddb, doom forums (zdoom and russian forum), wolf3d forum, keen forums, reddit, retropie facebook group, retropie forum etc.

    33 likes on retropie facebook group so far, comments on other sites as well.
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    Postby Ron 25 Jan 2019, 18:45

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    Postby DoomJedi 27 Jan 2019, 09:36

    Thanks :)
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    Postby DoomJedi 27 Jan 2019, 23:05

    We are one of moddb top stories this week:

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    Over 90 retropie version installs so far.
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    Postby DoomJedi 04 Jul 2019, 08:32

    Retropie 4.5 released....loookie here :)
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