Descent and Descent 2 are first person shooter games that were developed in the 90's for PC. DXX-Rebirth is a Source Port of the Descent and Descent 2 Engines for Windows, Mac OS, Linux (most *NIX systems), offering OpenGL graphics and effects, advanced Multiplayer, many improvements and new features.


DXX-Rebirth is currently an experimental build that can be installed from the experimental menu of the setup script. It will build from the current source. Build time may take up to 30 minutes or more. It may have some issues with sound.

Descent 1

Emulator: D1X-Rebirth

Game Files

Add all of the core game files into the descent1 folder

~/RetroPie/roms/ports/descent1

Add all add-on mission files into the missions folder

~/RetroPie/roms/ports/descent1/missions

All player profiles, game settings, and save files are located in the config folder

/opt/retropie/configs/descent1

which should be symbolic linked from

~/.d1x-rebirth

Add all demo files into the demos folder

/opt/retropie/configs/descent1/demos

Controls

Action Key
Pitch Forward Up or Numpad 8
Pitch Backward Down or Numpad 2
Turn Left Left or Numpad 4
Turn Right Right or Numpad 6
Slide On Left Alt
Slide Left Numpad 1
Slide Right Numpad 3
Slide Up Numpad -
Slide Down Numpad +
Bank Left Q or Numpad 7
Bank Right E or Numpad 9
Cycle Primary ,
Cycle Secondary .
Fire Primary CTRL
Fire Secondary Space
Fire Flare F
Drop Bomb B
Rear View Right or Numpad 6
Automap TAB
Accelerate A
Reverse Z

Descent 2

Emulator: D2X-Rebirth

Game Files

Add all of the core game files into the descent2 folder

~/RetroPie/roms/ports/descent2

Add all add-on mission files into the missions folder

~/RetroPie/roms/ports/descent2/missions

All player profiles, game settings, and save files are located in the config folder

/opt/retropie/configs/descent2

which should be symbolic linked from

~/.d2x-rebirth

Add all demo files into the demos folder

/opt/retropie/configs/descent2/demos

Controls

Action Key
Pitch Forward Up or Numpad 8
Pitch Backward Down or Numpad 2
Turn Left Left or Numpad 4
Turn Right Right or Numpad 6
Slide On Left Alt
Slide Left Numpad 1
Slide Right Numpad 3
Slide Up Numpad -
Slide Down Numpad +
Bank Left Q or Numpad 7
Bank Right E or Numpad 9
Cycle Primary ,
Cycle Secondary .
Fire Primary CTRL
Fire Secondary Space
Fire Flare F
Drop Bomb B
Rear View Right or Numpad 6
Automap TAB
Accelerate A
Reverse Z
Afterburner S
Headlight H
Energy>Shield T