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= Introduction =
 
= Introduction =
[http://prboom.sourceforge.net/ PrBoom] is a cross-platform version of the classic 3D first person shooter [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doom_%28video_game%29 Doom] from id Software. Originally written for win32 (MS Windows), PrBoom has since been ported to Linux and many other platforms.  It offers a number of enhancements over the original game, including OpenGL rendering and high video resolutions, while attempting to remain true to the original Doom in terms of play.
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[http://prboom.sourceforge.net/ PrBoom] is a cross-platform version of the classic 3D first person shooter [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doom_%28video_game%29 Doom] from id Software. Originally written for win32 (MS Windows), PrBoom has since been ported to Linux and many other platforms.  It offers a number of enhancements over the original game, including OpenGL rendering and high video resolutions, while attempting to remain true to the original Doom in terms of play. You will need the original Doom data, unless you install the FreeDoom package (see below).
  
 
= Installation =
 
= Installation =
 
PrBoom is available from the standard repos:
 
PrBoom is available from the standard repos:
  # pacman -S prboom
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  pacman -S prboom
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= Data =
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If you do not have the original Doom data available to play PrBoom, you can install the <tt>freedoom</tt> package from the [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6176 AUR].
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yaourt -S --aur freedoom
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This will place the data in the correct directory, so you can just start PrBoom and frag away!

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Introduction

PrBoom is a cross-platform version of the classic 3D first person shooter Doom from id Software. Originally written for win32 (MS Windows), PrBoom has since been ported to Linux and many other platforms. It offers a number of enhancements over the original game, including OpenGL rendering and high video resolutions, while attempting to remain true to the original Doom in terms of play. You will need the original Doom data, unless you install the FreeDoom package (see below).

Installation

PrBoom is available from the standard repos:

pacman -S prboom

Data

If you do not have the original Doom data available to play PrBoom, you can install the freedoom package from the AUR.

yaourt -S --aur freedoom

This will place the data in the correct directory, so you can just start PrBoom and frag away!