Bug#193061: Please provide free game data for LGeneral
On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 05:07:04PM +0200, Markus Koschany wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> i intend to adopt LGeneral and would like to maintain it as part of the
> Debian Games Team.
> I'm also cc'ing Moritz and Drew because you seemed
> to be interested in LGeneral in the past and to let you know what i've found
> out about the "replacement" files.
> It's technically possible to substitute the game data of Panzer General
> with the files provided at lgames.sourceforge.net. That wouldn't create
> the most beautiful game on earth though. Again the main issue is about
> finding the original creators and to obtain a free license from them. At
> the moment these files don't provide any kind of copyright information.
> I've created a wiki page for LGeneral where i collect links to potential
> free game data for LGeneral.
> One of my ideas is to use files from
> http://kukgen.tripod.com/ and create WW1 scenarios provided i can use
> them with a free license. That's work in progress. I also try to
> reintroduce a new version of LGeneral with lgc-pg.
> You can find more information at this thread.
Sorry, no time for that.
Another option to reviving lpc-pg is to integrate support for lgeneral into