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SplitWolf for retropie

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Splitwolf: It's time to tag team some Nazis

We're proud to announce that Splitwolf is now available on RetroPie! That's right, you can frag Nazis with up to 4 players on the big screen.


Full game controller support

Splitwolf has been moved to SDL2 and has support for tons of game controllers, with many improvements:
  • Modern FPS controls (strafe/move with left stick, rotate with right stick)
    Smooth gamepad controls let you strafe, turn, and creep up slowly behind your enemies
    Support for SDL_GameControllerDB with controller mappings for all known game controllers
    Ability to remap all 13 supported gamepad buttons
    Ability to map pause to button on gamepad
    Ability to map change player color key on gamepad
    Ability to map show/hide minimap on gamepad
    Ability to map strafe left / right buttons on gamepad
    Ability to map turn left / right buttons on gamepad
    Ability to zoom minimap with gamepad right stick Y axis
    Ability to set per-gamepad sensitivity settings (so you can turn faster without pressing run)

  • Wolfenstein 3D
    Spear of Destiny
    Mission Packs/Return to Danger
    Vanilla mappacks and mods
Enhanced keyboard and mouse controls
  • Support enabling/disabling moving with mouse (player 1 only)
    Support mapping strafe left/right and weapon prev/next to keyboard keys
New game modes

In addition to co-op classic Wolfenstein 3D gameplay, Splitwolf brings 9 new game modes:

You have only one life, but your weapons only take one shot to kill. Watch out, because so do the enemy's weapons!

Defuse the bomb
A bomb is spawned somewhere in the level, players must find and defuse it before time runs out, only then will the elevator unlock!

Carry the Flag
One player must carry the flag to the end of the level before the time runs out. You can't shoot when you have the flag, but you can impale Nazis with it or pass it to your friend with the use key!

Drink the blood of your enemies to survive! Spawn with all weapons and infinite ammo and try to finish the level before your blood bar drains.

Harvester pillars are placed randomly around the level, and after each kill, a skull is spawned on the pillars. You must find a pillar and collect the skull before the countdown ends to stay alive!

Mutant BJ
All of your enemies are zombie BJs with random weapons!

Put your dukes up and knock your enemies out with fists of fury! Keep your adrenaline up to instagib enemies with one punch.

Nazi zombies are attacking! Kill them by ganging up on them with shots from multiple players, otherwise they reanimate!

Zombie Harvester
Just like harvester, but with Nazi zombies that reanimate for an added challenge.

New weapons

Splitwolf brings the pain with an armored vehicle equipped with a mounted gatling gun!


Tons of new art

From 8-way boss sprites to gib animations, Splitwolf brings a ton of new art that fits perfectly with the existing look of the game



If you already own Wolf3D or Spear of Destiny, dump all the files loosely into roms/ports/wolf3d/
  • Run RetroPie Setup
    Select "Update RetroPie-Setup Script"
    Select "Manage Packages"
    Select "Manage experimental Packages"
    Select "splitwolf"
    Select "Install/Update from Source"
After installation, you'll be able to launch Splitwolf from the Ports menu in EmulationStation.

Game data

Game files should be added to roms/ports/wolf3d/ before installation. If not present, the install script will download the shareware versions of Wolf3D and Spear of Destiny.

If you add new game data after install, simply run the following to create new shortcuts:

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sudo ~/RetroPie-Setup/retropie_packages.sh splitwolf configure

For RetroPie-specific Splitwolf support and questions (RetroPie installation, game files, etc), post on the RetroPie forums.

For general Splitwolf support and questions (how to build, support for other platforms, map packs, etc), post on the Team Raycast forums.

If you already have Splitwolf up and running and you've found a bug (glitch with the game, crash while playing, etc), please report it using the Splitwolf issue tracker.

If you've found a bug with the RetroPie Setup installer, please report it using the RetroPie-Setup issue tracker.


See the Splitwolf wiki for additional details, compilation instructions, game mode instructions, etc.


None of this would be possible without the hard work of the following people:

Multiplayer framework, new game modes: LinuxWolf
Gamepad support, configuration UI, and RetroPie implementation: lazd
Additional art: DoomJedi, Untrustable, Atina, PSTrooper, ArmanAhmadi
Title Screen: Atina
Title Screen Font: Tormentor667
SDL Port: Moritz "Ripper" Kroll (http://www.chaos-software.de.vu)
Original Wolfenstein 3D: id Software (http://www.idsoftware.com)
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Re: SplitWolf for retropie

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Wow! All those game modes... looks so fun! :eek
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Re: SplitWolf for retropie

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Thanks :)

We'd sure need more feedbacks to properly balance them though.
And to have motivation to add DM modes as well (true CTF, Domination etc, currently all modes are coop)

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