Marathon 2 for Win 95 support?

I noticed that there are very few programs to edit the Windows 95 version of Marathon 2. I was wondering if it might be possible to add support for the Windows 95 version of Marathon 2 to XWE. Marathon 2 can be downloaded here: Marathon 2 Durandal at Home of the Underdogs.

As for the data files, they are marked very clearly and seperated into a few groups: Map, Sounds, Images, Music, Shapes, and Fonts. I hope this helps!

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I decided to edit the original request so it made more sense, and I'm also going to post links to download other games that use the Marathon 2 engine that were released for Windows 95, just in case you need more files to study.

Here they are:
ZPC (Zero Population Count)
Damage Incorporated

These two games have their files set up pretty much exactly as Marathon 2 does, although ZPC has a seperate file for Landscapes(skies), while Damage incorporated is the oddball of the group with completely diffent file names for the Map, Physics, etc. and a new entry, Voices. If you do not wish to download these games from Home of the Underdogs, I can send you the necessary files via email instead. Also, if it impossible to add support for these games or you simply don't want to, that's fine!

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Hi,

Sorry for not replying to your post, I really should have said something. Actually I got a request for these exact three games quite a while back by email (could have been you). I grabbed Marathon 2, I have the files. It's not a quick add though, I will need some time for this. It's probably possible to add some support for sure, but it's on my long-term to-do list. (BTW music.mus2 is a simple WAV file.)

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It's fine you didn't reply earlier! I understand that you're probably very busy, and I'm sorry if I put any pressure on you. I didn't send the email, but that's pretty cool someone else was asking for those games, heh.

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I'd third the request for Marathon 2 Windows support in XWE, if only for the reason that it is easier to deal with than opening Anvil in the Basilisk 2 emulator and hand-record sounds/printscreen graphics that I might possibly need.

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Was Marathon 1 a Mac only release, or did it ever come to the PC Platform?

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Veddge said:

Was Marathon 1 a Mac only release, or did it ever come to the PC Platform?

It was Macintosh only. Marathon 2 was the only one in the series to ever make it to PC, and it failed miserably on the market (hence why they never did Marathon Infinity subsequently).

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