EQUINE: Information, FAQ and Download

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EQUINE: Information, FAQ and Download

Post by Sergi4UA » Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:46 pm

EQUINE or Easy & Quick Install Environment is a mod manager for Diablo 1. Think D2SE but for Diablo 1 and ability to download mods directly from the program.
You can backup saves from the original game, download & install DDraw wrapper, IPXWrapper and downgrade to a previous patch version. You can also force update the game to 1.09 or 1.09b.

Current version: 0.8.1b (Codename: Pegasus)

Main Features:
Mod downloader - download mods directly from the program
Add-A-Mod - a feature that allows you to add a mod that isn't in the list. Can be used for previous mod versions, etc.
Copy DIABDAT.MPQ from Diablo CD - allows you to copy DIABDAT.MPQ from your Diablo CD.
Jarulf's Guide - online and offline versions for the best Diablo guide.
IPXWrapper - install IPXWrapper to play over Hamachi or ZeroTier
Mod Updater - automatically (can be turned off) update mods when a new version is out
Mod Force Updater - if for some reason you're experiencing issues, use this function to re-download the mod.
Auto updates - the program will auto-update itself when a new version is out.

1. Download latest version from GitHub
2. Extract the ZIP archive to the root of your Diablo/Hellfire directory
3. Run EQUINE.exe
4. Play :D

Q: How i can submit my mod to EQUINE?
A: If you're a part of the modteam or making the mod solo, you can submit your mod to EQUINE using this link. After you submitted the form, PM me on Discord or on the forums.

Q: Is there a Discord server?
A: Yup: https://discord.gg/ymqHuWE

A: Look at its icon :P

Q: Where can i report bugs?
A: Either here or on GitHub's Issue Tracker :D

Q: Is EQUINE open-source?
A: Yes! It is available under the GNU GPLv3 license.

Q: Will be there be EQUINE for Diablo 2?
A: Yes. Sometime in the future :D

Q: How can i help?
A: If you know C# and wish to contribute, feel free to submit a pull request :)

Q: How EQUINE handles the mod list and where are the mod hosted?
A: EQUINE uses modinfo.json file located in the repo and redownloads it everytime the program launches. Mods themselves are located on my website (hosted on GitHub Pages) and on my dropbox.

Q: I can't click the Initalize button.
A: Use the 'INIT-EQUINE' link on the top-left.

If you have any questions or suggestions feel free to ask.

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Re: EQUINE: Information, FAQ and Download

Post by Sergi4UA » Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:39 pm

I was a bit quiet around here, but I'm back with some EQUINE 1.0 updates :D
EQUINE 1.0 will feature MPQ editor that will allow you to edit Diablo 1 and Diablo 2 MPQ files (think of it as a modern replacement of WinMPQ).

1.0 will also fix the uninstall bug that haunts EQUINE with each release. Here are some screenshots (WIP):

Updated download window (WIP)

DIABDAT.MPQ extractor


Release date: this december (I hope :D) Stay tuned for more updates :D

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