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JFDuke3D README

Locating game data from retail or shareware editions

Where you place the DUKE3D.GRP file depends on the operating system where you intend to play JFDuke3D:

Where you source the DUKE3D.GRP file depends on which retail or shareware edition you have access to:

MS DOS Registered version CD-ROM
From the DN3DINST directory of the disc.
MS DOS Atomic Edition CD-ROM
From the ATOMINST directory of the disc.
Megaton Edition from Steam on macOS
In Steam, go to Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition, open the 'gear' menu, choose Manage > Browse local files. In the Finder window that opened, look within the gameroot folder for duke3d.grp.
Megaton Edition from Steam on Windows
In Steam, go to Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition, open the 'gear' menu, choose Manage > Browse local files. In the Explorer window that opened, look within the gameroot folder for duke3d.grp.
Atomic Edition from GOG.com on macOS

In GOG Galaxy:

  1. Go to Duke Nukem 3D Atomic Edition > More button > Manage installation > Show folder.
  2. In the Finder window that opened, right-click (or hold Control and click) the highlighted Duke Nukem 3D.app item, and choose Show Package Contents.
  3. From the Go menu choose Go to Folder... and type Contents/Resources/game/Duke Nukem 3D.app/Contents/Resources/Duke Nukem 3D.boxer/C.harddisk. Press Return.
  4. Look for DUKE3D.GRP.
Atomic Edition from GOG.com on Windows
In GOG Galaxy, go to Duke Nukem 3D Atomic Edition > More button > Manage installation > Show folder. Look for DUKE3D.GRP in the Explorer window that opened.
20th Anniversary World Tour from Steam on Windows
In Steam, go to Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary, open the 'gear' menu, choose Manage > Browse local files. Find DUKE3D.GRP in the Explorer window that opened.
MS DOS Shareware version

If you have a downloaded file named 3DDUKE13.ZIP:

  1. Open 3DDUKE13.ZIP to obtain the DN3DSW13.SHR file.
  2. Rename the DN3DSW13.SHR file to DN3DSW13.ZIP, then uncompress it to obtain the DUKE3D.GRP file.