When launching darkplaces quake from emulation station, the game seems to get messed up a bit. It goes into some weird load cycle where it keeps loading a few different levels, then winds up in the beginning of a level — not the game.
Also, when loading DP Quake from Emulation Station, the menu does not work. When bringing up the menu it will just freeze up.
Neither of these problems happen when running darkplaces-sdl from the command line (with the same arguments as emulation station uses).
Has anyone exxperienced similar issues or have any idea how to fix this?
To avoid running darkplaces-sdl as root I went ahead and added an account called “quake” with the groups “video” and “audio”. I made sure the user had read/write access to the config.cfg and read acces to the basedir location. I then modified the launcher to look like this: