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OpenJazz is a free, open-source version of the classic Jazz Jackrabbit
games. OpenJazz can be compiled on a wide range of operating systems,
including Windows 98/Me/XP and Linux. OpenJazz requires the files
from any of the following games:

- Jazz Jackrabbit Shareware Edition (included in this build)
- Jazz Jackrabbit
- Jazz Jackrabbit CD
- Jazz Jackrabbit Christmas Edition
- Jazz Jackrabbit: Holiday Hare 1995

OpenJazz will not work with any of the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 games.

There is no support for saving/loading the game. Multiplayer
is supported, but not well tested. For more information, see

This build includes the data files from the shareware edition, installed
in /usr/share/openjazz/shareware, and a wrapper script openjazz-shareware
that runs them (along with a .desktop file that does the same). To run
one of the other supported games, you'll need an installed/extracted copy
of the game in its own directory, and you'll have to pass the directory
path to openjazz as an argument. Example:

$ openjazz /dosC/games/jazz

Note that all the actual data files need to have UPPERCASE names,
e.g. "BLOCKS.000". If yours are lowercase, you can use something
like this:

$ for i in *; do mv $i $( echo $i | tr a-z A-Z ); done

This requires: libmodplug

Maintained by: B. Watson
Keywords: jazzjr,jackrabbit
ChangeLog: openjazz


Source Downloads: (a570ae8b148a8b0fd7a3a121289a4721) (48bc5ae9ac3d0bb3a45a8262f68bf78c)

Download SlackBuild:
openjazz.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.1

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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