Note by the uploader : The HACX Add-On has changed it's distribution
restrictions. The information in the file
LEGAL-R.TXT within hx11pack.zip is outdated. What
currently counts can you read in the 'Copyright'
-section of this text-file.
Primary purpose : Single+Coop play / Deathmatch
Title : Hacx - The Full Version (v1.1)
HACX (tm) - Registered Version
(Files only package)
Filename : HACX.WAD etc.
Release date : 1997 commercial release,
changed 2000 into freeware
Author : Banjo Software
Official Homepage : http://www.sonic.net/~nostromo/
Description : HACX is an action filled add-on for DooM II.
The story is set in the near future and you will
find yourself engrossed in a international
blastfest. Combating weapons of mass destruction!
This files only release doesn't need an
installation to be playable.
* What is included *
New levels : 21
Sounds : Yes
Music : Yes
Graphics : Yes
Dehacked/BEX Patch : Yes (HACX.DEH and HACX_F.DEH, see below)
Demos : Yes
Note : HACX was originally a commercial add-on for
DooM II, that has been later changed into
The freeware HACX has been published within
hacx1_1s.zip (the release with DOS-installation)
and also within hx11pack.zip (files only without
installation routine). The game executable in the
files only release is for some reason different
from that one, that results from the installation
of the files from hacx1_1s.zip. That difference
makes recorded demos incompatible with demos,
that have been recorded with the game executable
from the other package. Read the file
descriptions below for a solution.
Files Included : # Official Files of the files only package #
DHSERSET.EXE - Multiplayer Setup
EDITING.TXT - Basic statistics and information
for add-on designers
HACX.BIN, .DAT, .EXE, .WAD - Game files and
HACX.DEH - A dehacked patch, that contains the
differences between the DHACX.EXE,
that is created by the installation
package (hacx1_1s.zip) and a
normal doom(2).exe v. 1.9.
If you want to play HACX with a
doom-source-port, you have to use this
deh-file in the -deh parameter, in
order to play the game in the intended
Users of source ports, that can
playback vanilla-demos, should use
this HACX.DEH in the -deh -parameter
in order to watch either the internal
demos of HACX.WAD or user-recorded
demo-lmps, recorded with the DHACX.EXE
from the installation-version. Users
of vanilla-compatible operating
systems can of course also use
dehacked, in order to patch their
vanilla doom2.exe with this HACX.deh.
The result will be an executable, that
acts like the DHACX.EXE, created with
the installation package (hacx1_1s.zip).
LEGAL_R.TXT - Limited Use Software License
Agreement [Not up-to-date: See the
section 'Copyright / Permissions' in
READMEP.TXT - All the information about this
DHACX.EXE - The source executable
You can run this from the command line
by using the following command:
dhacx -file hacx.wad
DHACX.EXE takes the same parameters as
the normal doom2 executable.
Because this is for some reason not
identical with the DHACX.EXE from the
installation version, it cannot
correctly playback demos, that have
been recorded with that
version (including those within
# Files that are added in this /idgames -upload #
HACX_F.DEH (along with hacx_f.txt) - dehacked
patch, extracted by Grazza from the
dhacx.exe in this files-only package.
If a user of a non-vanilla compatible
operating system wishes to watch
demo-lmps, that have been recorded
with the files-only distribution of
HACX, he has to run them with a
source-port, that is able to playback
vanilla demos, with this dehacked
patch in the -deh parameter.
hx11pack.txt - This template. Contains amoung
other info the latest legal info.
* Play Information *
Game : DOOM2
Map # : MAP01 - MAP20 and MAP31
Single Player : Designed for
Cooperative 2-4 Player : Designed for
Deathmatch 2-4 Player : Designed for
Other game styles : No
Difficulty Settings : Yes
* Construction *
Base : New from scratch
* Copyright / Permissions *
This Add-On is made possible by a license agreement between Banjo
Software, Inc. and Id Software, Inc.
Neither Banjo Software, Inc., nor the game HACX (tm), are
affiliated with Id Software, Inc. and will not be supported by
Id Software, Inc.
"HACX (tm)" is a trademark of Banjo Software, Inc.
"HACX (tm)" and all material in "HACX (tm)" are copyrighted, 1995-97 by
Banjo Software, Inc.
"DOOM II (tm)" and "DOOM (R)" are registered trademarks of Id Software,
"DOOM II (tm)" and all material in "DOOM II (tm)" are copyrighted, 1994 by
Id Software, Inc.
Unlike what 'LEGAL-R.TXT' says, HAXC is permitted to be distributed by
anybody, who wishes to distribute it. This is, what has been published on
the officicial HACX-website at: http://www.drnostromo.com/hacx/GetHacx.html
Now for the Terms & Conditions
Hacx can now be distributed freely by any site that wishes to host it.
Also, any site that wishes to create a distribution area for files, mods,
bug fixes, etc., please, feel free to do so. I'll be glad to link you.
Hacx is now a royalty free item. This means that Hacx may NOT be used to
generate income of any kind nor can it be used to promote any activity that
would generate income.
* Where to get the file that this text file describes *
The Usual: ftp://archives.3dgamers.com/pub/idgames/
Submitted to the /idgames-ftp-archives by FunDuke --> email@example.com