User:Blackbird/Source ports with Steam

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How to make source ports work with Steam games with game tracking and sometimes even overlay

The Apogee Throwback Pack

Overlay doesn't work
WinRoTTGL
  1. Download WinRoTTGL here and GLgraphics/GLdllpack here
  2. Copy all of them to <path-to-game>\Rise of the Triad\ and <path-to-game>\Extreme Rise of the Triad\
  3. Open <path-to-game>\Rise of the Triad.bat and paste this code
@echo off
cd "Rise of the Triad"
WinRottGL_Full_v.1.70.exe
exit
  1. Open <path-to-game>\Extreme ROTT.bat and paste this code
@echo off
cd "Extreme Rise of the Triad"
WinRottGL_Full_v.1.70.exe
exit
bstone
  1. Download bstone here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>\Blake Stone\ and <path-to-game>\Planet Strike\
  3. Open <path-to-game>\Aliens of Gold.bat and paste this code
@echo off
cd "Blake Stone"
bstone.exe
exit
  1. Open <path-to-game>\Planet Strike.bat and paste this code
@echo off
cd "Planet Strike"
bstone.exe
exit

Blood

Overlay works
BloodGDX
  1. Download BloodGDX here
  2. Copy both to <path-to-game>

Commander Keen

Overlay works
Follow this guide

Doom engine

Overlay works in all games except Doom II
GZDoom
  1. Download GZDoom here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>\base\
  3. Rename GZDoom.exe to dosbox.exe
  4. For all games except Final Doom you can pick the correct .WAD and make it not show the dialog next time

NAM

Overlay works
eDuke32
  1. Download eDuke32 here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>\dosbox_windows\
  3. Rename eduke32.exe to dosbox.exe
  4. Go to <path-to-game>\NAM\
  5. Rename GAME.CON to NAM.CON
  6. Copy NAM.CON, NAM.GRP and NAM.RTS from <path-to-game>\NAM\ to <path-to-game>\dosbox_windows\
  7. Optionally uncheck Always show this window at startup for seamless launching

Quake and expansions

Overlay works
Darkplaces
  1. Download Darkplaces here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>
  3. Rename darkplaces.exe to Winquake.exe

Quake II and expansions

Overlay works
KMQuake II
  1. Download KMQuake II and its expansion pack support here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>
  3. Rename kmquake2.exe to quake2.exe

Redneck Rampage

Overlay doesn't work
Rednukem
  1. Download Rednukem here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>\Redneck\
  3. Open Launch Redneck Rampage.bat and paste this code
cd "Redneck"
rednukem.exe

Redneck Rampage Rides Again

Overlay doesn't work
Rednukem
  1. Download Rednukem here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>\AGAIN\
  3. Open Launch Redneck client.bat and paste this code
cd "AGAIN"
rednukem.exe

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2

Overlay works in OpenGL mode
OpenRCT2
  1. Download OpenRCT2 here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>
  3. Rename openrtc2.exe to RCT2.exe

Wolfenstein 3D engine

Overlay works
Wolfenstein 3D and Spear of Destiny only.
ECWolf
  1. Download ECWolf here
  2. Copy it to <path-to-game>\base\
  3. Rename ECWolf.exe to dosbox.exe
  4. For Wolf3D set --data wl6 parameter to skip IWAD picker

World War II GI

Overlay works
For expansion use ww2gi /xplatoonl.def /gww2gi.grp /gplatoonl.dat command line argument
Follow this guide