Dave Gnukem

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Dave Gnukem
Dave Gnukem
GenreSide-scrolling, Platform game
Latest release1.0  (Announcement)
Release dateApril, 3, 2018
DeveloperDavid Joffe[1]
Code licenseGPLv2, MIT
Media licenseCC-BY, CC0[2]
P. languageC++
Dave Gnukem is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

Dave Gnukem is a 2D retro-style platformer shooter inspired by a famous proprietary game Duke Nukem 1.[3]


The game takes place 8 years in the future, from whatever the current year is. Evil Dr Proetton is trying to infect and cripple computers around the world with software called SystemD. In order to save the world the player has to find a floppy disk with Devuan and install it on the main computer.

The game proceeds to explicitly mention that resemblances of any actual people or entities are purely coincidental.


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