The other day Foone decided to hack an improved screen inside a…pregnancy test. And when you do something like that, it’s not a matter of if you can get Doom running on it, but when.
While some of the sound effects in the original Doom were created just for the game, most of them actually came from sound libraries. This means dedicated fans with some time on their hands can actually dig around and find exactly where nearly every sound in the game comes from. Turns out camels are a very important part of Doom.
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At the end of Doom II players face off against The Icon of Sin, which is really just a large and creepy texture that spits out demons. But this boss fight has some odd mechanics and quirks, including a small programming oversight that could lead to players having to wait over a decade for a demon to spawn.
If you’ve already ripped and torn your way through Doom Eternal and you’re looking for more ahead of the upcoming campaign DLC, here’s some good news – people make mods for Doom and Doom II. (Crazy, right?) This week has seen the Doom community launch what might just be the most inspired WAD concept yet: Spaceballs.
Lodged in the status bar, ready to pull faces at all your baddie blasting, Doomguy’s blocky visage is one of the most famous aspects of the FPS game’s first title. Heck, we’ve even got our own Doom-inspired avatars adorning our site here at PCGamesN. These days he’s usually covered up with the Doom Slayer’s helmet, but, with the help of a little AI, one fan’s imagined what he might look like in real life.
E1M1, the first level of Doom, was actually brought to you by the US Air Force. ARS T...
While being a PC gamer is great for playing older games – since most of the time there’s usually someone, somewhere, who’s managed to get the CD-ROM version of James Bond 007: Nightfire working – there are hundreds of games that slip the cracks and are just impossible to find, let alone play.