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Thursday, July 14, 2005

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Aspyr Releases DOOM 3 Patch
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Aspyr has released the DOOM 3 1.3 patch. The patch will update version 1.1 of the first-person shooter to version 1.3. The patch introduces a preview OpenAL support for Open AL compliant 5.1 sound cards and Punkbuster support, among other fixes.

Here's the list of changes:

1.3 Update Changes

Punkbuster support
server provides pk4 file download URLS ( http/ftp ), client has internal download
new class of pk4 files: 'addon paks' are only referenced when the map is loaded in
pk4 downloads and addon paks come with a number of fixes to the 'pure server mode' filesystem code
fixed ragdoll bouncyness
fix how D3 detects LAN client vs internet clients
LZW compression of render demos
fix command line parameter passing

1.3 Update Changes MAC Specific

Preview OpenAL support ( 5.1 Sound + External sound cards )
Keypad keys are correctly handled
Fixed Creator Code
French Keyboard Fix
Fixed crash when restarting using custom mods
Fixed crash with vid_restart
Fixed crash on 10.4 when canceling the startup dialog

To download the 10 MB patch, head over to

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