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Re: Bug#598406: ITP: vavoom -- The most advanced Doom/Heretic/Hexen/Strife source port around!

[ Cc: debian-devel-games@lists.debian.org FYI ]

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 04:14:11PM -0300, gustavo panizzo wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: gustavo panizzo <gfa@zumbi.com.ar>
> * Package name    : vavoom
>   Version         : 1.32-1
>   Upstream Author : Janis Legzdinsh <vavoom@vavoom-engine.com> 
> * URL             : http://www.vavoom-engine.com
> * License         : GPL

I think a careful licensing check will be needed, iirc.

>   Programming Lang: C++
>   Description     : The most advanced Doom/Heretic/Hexen/Strife source port around!
> Vavoom is a source port based on sources of Doom, Heretic, Hexen and 
> a little bit from Quake. Supported platforms are Windows and Linux.
> Vavoom has a graphical launcher (vlaunch).

game-data-packager grew heretic support very recently (deng supports it too).
Hexen support is still needed.

> i intend to contact the games team regarding this package.

That would be awesome :-)  You would be very welcome and I encourage you to
join the team. You can request to join the team at

> The respective dsc file can be found at:
> http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/v/vavoom/vavoom_1.32-1.dsc

I'll try to take a look at it over the next week.

Jon Dowland

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