Package Details: loderunner 1.50-5

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Package Base: loderunner
Description: Lode Runner Online: Mad Monks' Revenge. A puzzle video game from 1995
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Licenses: custom-freeware Abandonware
Submitter: float
Maintainer: mischka
Last Packager: mischka
Votes: 8
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2013-02-14 17:08 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2018-03-05 14:30 (UTC)

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float commented on 2023-07-02 14:51 (UTC)

Thanks, @dapruster for the hint, that's awesome! Too bad it's not open-source but still, it's a good remake.

daprutser commented on 2023-07-02 13:53 (UTC)

Somebody has made a re-implementation of the game for Windows, Linux and Mac. It can be downloaded here:

Omar007 commented on 2020-08-16 13:12 (UTC)

I pulled the direct link behind it from the file you get when visiting that link;

That should work fine I think.

mischka commented on 2020-08-06 14:38 (UTC)

@Omar007 Nice, though unfortunately that link doesn't actually directly serve the file, so I don't think it can be used in the PKGBUILD. I'm not really sure how to go about fixing that.

Omar007 commented on 2020-08-06 13:32 (UTC)

Source website seems to be gone but it can still be found on the Wayback Machine:

Omar007 commented on 2018-03-05 17:46 (UTC) (edited on 2018-03-05 17:48 (UTC) by Omar007)

_install_dir is expanded within the PKGBUILD. The base path (up to $pkgname) should stay as a string with variables; encapsulate the value in single quotes '...'.

slobeck commented on 2018-03-05 17:04 (UTC)

I worked with Todd at a company in the 90's. I'm sure he'd be cool with it. Even then he regarded it fondly almost like a student project. Hit him up in an email, you might be surprised at how into it he's be to see Loderunner live on in the Arch community. He's an awesome guy.

Omar007 commented on 2017-06-13 13:50 (UTC)

Improvement Suggestion: Make use of the XDG Base Directories. Concretely this basically means install to "${XDG_DATA_HOME}/loderunner" instead of "~/.loderunner". Replacing occurrences of "$HOME/.$pkgname" with "${XDG_DATA_HOME:-${HOME}/.local/share}/${pkgname}" should do it. See also:

johnnybash commented on 2016-11-27 14:58 (UTC)

arch has to be an array: arch=("any")

float commented on 2013-02-14 17:47 (UTC)

Website and download are provided by Todd Daggert, the Lead Programmer of the game, so I would call that "official abandonware". Leave a comment, if you think there still is a license problem.