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Game Data Files

If you do not have Descent 1, purchase the game and install:
https://www.gog.com/game/descent

If you do not have Descent 2, purchase the game and install:
https://www.gog.com/game/descent_2

Windows

Install DXX-Rebirth:
DXX-Rebirth_Setup.exe

Place these Descent 1 executables (Retro versions) in your Descent 1 folder (alongside D1X-Rebirth):
d1x-retro-1.3.Windows.zip
d1x-retro-1.4.X6.Windows.zip

Place these Descent 2 executables (Retro versions) in your Descent 2 folder (alongside D2X-Rebirth):
d2x-retro-1.3a.Windows.zip
d2x-retro-1.4.X3.Windows.zip

Linux

To run DXX Retro on GNU/Linux, you'll need to build executables from the source code. You can download the source code of any DXX Retro version from the Releases page on GitHub. Once you've downloaded a version and extracted it, you can find instructions for building executables in the INSTALL.txt files (there's one in the d1 directory and one in the d2 directory).

Mac

Descent 1:
d1x-retro-1.3.OSX10.9.zip
d1x-retro-1.4.X5.OSX10.9.zip
d1x-retro-1.4.X6.OSX10.9.zip

Descent 2:
d2x-retro-1.3a.OSX10.9.zip

Why Different Versions?

The Descent 1 and 2 Retro 1.4.x builds contains a number of enhancements, but have team game bugs. For team games, we have to use the 1.3 builds.

The Descent 2 Retro 1.4.x build is not available for Mac. So, when Mac users play, we have to use the 1.3 builds.

Missions / Levels

Download and unzip the Ranger mission packs into the respective game "missions" folder:
http://www.descentrangers.com/WebContent/Index?key=Downloads

Network

To host Descent 1 and 2 games, you must open UDP port 42424 on your router.

Optionally, try using UPnP PortMapper (requires Java):
https://github.com/kaklakariada/portmapper

Descent Rangers

Learn about the Rangers here: http://www.descentrangers.com/About

Join us on Discord here: http://discord.descentrangers.com

Apply to become a member here: http://www.descentrangers.com/Apply

If you like 1v1 ladders: Descent Champions Ladder

Other Games

We also support these other games!

Descent 3: https://www.gog.com/game/descent_3_expansion

Overload can be purchased here:

There is also an Overload Community Level Pack available for purchase:

Overload Level Editor (free): Steam

Another Overload league: Overload Teams League

Forsaken (details need to be worked out on Free vs Commercial products):

Geocore: Steam

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