Doom 3 Source Code To Be Released Soon

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  1. Hadrian
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    Great news! While Doom 3 hasn't quite aged too well (for me anyway) it could be a great thing for not just indie game development but also for porting this to other formats...Doom 3 Wii? I really don't know, there was an official Xbox version so maybe though I've not actually seen that port or know if it would need to be scaled down much.

    http://www.rockpaper...-3-source-code/
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  2. FragAguy

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    Indeed good news, but I really doubt id tech 4 running well on wii.
     
  3. supersonic124

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    Damn this is cool. It's gonna be exciting to see what people do with it when it gets released. A Doom 3 port on the Wii/360/PS3 with HD or motion controls would be cool.
     
  4. Guild McCommunist

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    I'm wondering why anyone would choose the Doom 3 engine over Source. Sorry, I've seen Doom 3 and it just looks like utter garbage.
     
  5. _Chaz_

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    Agreed, the Source engine is so much better.
     
  6. Lube_Skyballer

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    Doom 3 looked good at the time. Now it's just meh. Although D3 still has better textures than Rage /troll

    Anyhow I'm interested what the indie scene's gonna do with this one.
     
  7. ZAFDeltaForce

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    Even though the Doom 3 engine has better lighting IMO, I prefer the smoothness of the Source engine on virtually any PC
     
  8. coolness

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    dumb question
    what is Doom 3?
     
  9. tueidj

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    How are homebrewers meant to choose the Source engine if the source code isn't available?
     
  10. Guild McCommunist

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    Use the SDK?
     
  11. tueidj

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    An SDK is not the same thing as source code. Especially in this case, the Source SDK is only for creating game content for existing games.