DevilutionX is a reimplementation of the engine that powers Blizzard's Diablo 1, developed by numerous highly dedicated contributors and by careful and deep analysis of the original game files. It allows you to play Diablo 1 on a wide variety of operating systems, including GNU/Linux.

Even though DevilutionX is an open source project, the Diablo 1 game files are not free and protected by Blizzard's copyright. Therefore, you need to provide your own legitimate copy of the game.


In order to play the game, you need to get a legitimate copy of the Diablo game files, either by copying them from an original game CD or by extracting them from the version.

After installing DevilutionX, copy the file diabdat.mpq from the Diablo game files to the following directory:


Please ensure that the filename is lowercase only.


DevilutionX is released to the Public Domain. The documentation and functionality provided by Devilution may only be utilized with assets provided by ownership of Diablo.

Diablo® - Copyright © 1996 Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved. Diablo and Blizzard Entertainment are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Devilution and any of its maintainers, including the maintainer of this Snap, are in no way associated with or endorsed by Blizzard Entertainment®.


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