Unreal Tournament

Description

Multiplayer-oriented FPS released in 1999 with native Linux port. Many game types are available (Deathmatch, CTF, Assault, Domination, etc...)

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Requirement

Any computer after 2000 should be ok. (It works perfectly on a P3-450 with 128mb of ram and a Riva TNT 2 Ultra).

Install UT99 on Debian/Buster (AMD64) (working on 2019-02-24)

Game Of The Year edition includes bonus packs 1,2 &3.

1. Install old gtk libs

...
Package: libgtk1.2-common
 Status: install ok installed
 Multi-Arch: foreign
 Priority: optional
 Section: misc
 Installed-Size: 944
...

edit 2019-02-24 : links are dead...you can download the files here

note that you should also install the libsm6:i386 package available in the official repos

2. Run the installer

sudo linux32 sh unreal.tournament_436-multilanguage.goty.run 

3. Install oss compatibility libs

sudo apt-get install osspd-pulseaudio:i386 libpulsedsp:i386 

4. Create a padsp32 script

...
if [ x“$LD_PRELOAD” = x ] ; then
LD_PRELOAD=“/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/pulseaudio/libpulsedsp.so”
else
LD_PRELOAD=“$LD_PRELOAD /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/pulseaudio/libpulsedsp.so”
fi 
...

5. Create a launcher

 #! /bin/sh
 cd /usr/local/games/ut/System/
 /path_to_new_script/padsp32 /usr/local/games/ut/System/ut-bin 

6. Enjoy!

Troubleshooting

Config file

The config file (?UnrealTournament.ini) is located in ~.loki/ut/System/ On Gnome-DE with dual screen, a good option is to play in windowed mode and with captured mouse:

...
WindowedViewportX=1024
WindowedViewportY=768
WindowedColorBits=32
...
StartupFullscreen=False
CurvedSurfaces=True
CaptureMouse=True
...

Segfault with intel integrated GPU

...
[Engine.Engine]
GameRenderDevice=SDLSoftDrv.SDLSoftwareRenderDevice
WindowedRenderDevice=SDLSoftDrv.SDLSoftwareRenderDevice
RenderDevice=SDLSoftDrv.SDLSoftwareRenderDevice
...


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