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  • Wolfenstein 3D $5 on App Store $0 on Cydia. Exact Same Game. Legal.


    ID Software released the ever popular Wolfenstein 3D Classic for iPhone on the App Store on the 23rd of March for the price tag of $5. Now just two short days later Zodttd has released the exact same game on Cydia for $0. Yes when I say exact same game I really mean it is the SAME game.

    The game is published by ID Software under a General Public License (GPL). If you check out the ID Software's Wolfenstein site you can grab the source for download in the bottom right corner. Zodttd simply downloaded the source, compiled, and published to Cydia.

    Free on Cydia vs. $5 of the AppStore. What are YOU going to choose?

    /Win Jailbreaking

    EDIT: McCarron lets us know "they are not the same game, because the version that was released via Source Code is not the full game and only includes the first Shareware episode. The one on the AppStore has all 6 six episodes."

    EDIT 2: But it is still many missions of fun for free.


    EDIT 3 (CPJR): Seems zodttd pulled it from the Public Repo and moved it to his Beta Repo. Access to this repo can be had with a donation. Dont be mad, bandwidth was eating him alive.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Wolfenstein 3D $5 on App Store $0 on Cydia. Exact Same Game. Legal. started by Cody Overcash View original post
    Comments 94 Comments
    1. confucious's Avatar
      confucious -
      Quote Originally Posted by rabanjr View Post
      Did the trick!

      Thanks

      RabanJr
      Thanks can be expressed better by clicking on the 'Thanks' button in his post
    1. fathom's Avatar
      fathom -
      zodttd, thanks for the help on getting this to work!
    1. dsmoot's Avatar
      dsmoot -
      Quote Originally Posted by zodttd View Post
      Just so people are aware, the crash is related to the addition of the Mobclix (analytics software) I added. This type of crash is affecting only some jailbroken users, and I'm not sure why yet. If those dealing with the crash would like to help me debug this, make sure the following directory exists and has permissions set to 777 (chmod)...
      /var/mobile/Documents/

      If there are any mobciix.db or mobclix.db files in place, just delete them.

      Then try running it again and let me know if it works.

      The bug seems to have something to do with the Documents directory being shared by all apps on jailbroken devices, instead of individual Document directorys in the AppStore sandbox. It may have to do with the SQL Lite library as well. Still determining why.

      If you are one of the handful of people who it crashes on and you can't wait, the AppStore version will work fine for you.

      Thanks,
      ZodTTD
      This worked for me. Thanks!
    1. Grimwall's Avatar
      Grimwall -
      Thanks Zodttd, you're a star!

      For reference, I only changed the Documents folder permissions. There was indeed a file mobclix.db in it but the game worked without me deleting it. Let me know if you require further info.
    1. petereoin's Avatar
      petereoin -
      I don't see the app in the games section?
    1. kenfly's Avatar
      kenfly -
      Quote Originally Posted by TheOrioles33 View Post
      I agree. I downloaded the Cydia version but will most likely get the App Store version as well.
      Try Before You Buy!
    1. adrian1480's Avatar
      adrian1480 -
      what repo is this release found in?
    1. rburg's Avatar
      rburg -
      Quote Originally Posted by adrian1480 View Post
      what repo is this release found in?
      It's Zodttd's repo. It's a standard repo installed with Cydia...
    1. adrian1480's Avatar
      adrian1480 -
      i checked and have that repo. I do not have this app listed anywhere.
    1. cpjr's Avatar
      cpjr -
      It was there for me....game runs very smooth.
    1. lillewis51's Avatar
      lillewis51 -
      u are amazing zod.

      haha i love the way the enemies talk. ark! ark! ark!

      i also remember playing this game.. oo the good old floppy disk games :P
    1. cpjr's Avatar
      cpjr -
      ^I remember playing the game in high school on the classroom computers when we where supposed to be doing school work Now I am dated
    1. lillewis51's Avatar
      lillewis51 -
      naa cpjr your still young at heart. idk if any of u remember this game but i also remember playing xon or xeon. it was a very weird game but i still loved it
    1. adrian1480's Avatar
      adrian1480 -
      glad it was there for some of you, at least. I hope to become as cool as you all one day.
    1. cpjr's Avatar
      cpjr -
      ^Make sure Cydia's refreshing...I know sometimes mine sticks and wont. Try rebooting the phone too, that helps sometimes.
    1. lillewis51's Avatar
      lillewis51 -
      yea we are pretty fly .
    1. cpjr's Avatar
      cpjr -
      True true.
    1. GADeputy's Avatar
      GADeputy -
      For those of you that can't find it in Cydia just do a search for "wolf" and it will be the only app that shows. The actual name of it on Cydia is "idSoftware Wolf3D".
      This ia a great game. I've been playing it for the last 4 hours. It sure brings back memories.
    1. JRUNCK's Avatar
      JRUNCK -
      I was having problems with this game crashing also until I uninstalled the Cydia version and installed this ipa . . .

      **EDIT CPJR - We dont allow linking to IPA's**
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      Quote Originally Posted by rburg View Post
      Um maybe I'm missing something but on Zodttd's version I can access and play all six episodes. Just tested it out actually. So yeah... Seems like the same game to me. On another note I was so happy to see this game ported!!! So many memories. I remember playing this on Windows 3.1 with 16 mb of ram. Hahaha what a joke. But seriously great work developers.
      I can play all six episodes also from the cydia version