Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 20:45:04 PDT 2005

On Monday 25 April 2005 19:24, Christopher Nehren wrote:
> On 2005-04-26, Michael C. Shultz scribbled these
> curious markings:
> > Error: Main WAD file not found
> > You need either doom.wad, doom1.wad, doom2.wad,
> > tnt.wad, plutonia.wad, heretic.wad or heretic1.wad
> > from any sharware or commercial version of Doom or Heretic!
> > If you have one of those files, be sure it has the correct case
> > or use the -IWAD command line switch.
> You need to get a WAD from somewhere (e.g. a shareware copy of one of
> the aforementioned games, or commercial, registered installation media).
> In the U.S., you should be able to pick up a copy of DOOM '95 or DOOM2
> '95 at your local Wal-Mart for ~ 10 USD (which is what I paid for mine).
> Just copy the WAD from the disc and you're ready to go.
OK, I found a wad file through google and this works now, the doomsday port
I'm giving up on however. Thanks for your help!


> > also,  "... that's for games/doomsday, which you start with deng, as the
> >  pkg-message clearly shows you when you install it." does not seem to
> > work as the pkg-info suggested it should when I ran
> > "/usr/local/bin/doomsday -g jdoom -f
> > /usr/local/share/deng/Data/jDoom/jDoom.wad".
> Hmph. Blame my (normally superb) memory for that one. My apologies.
> Best Regards,
> Christopher Nehren

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