The Doom Engine, is the game engine that powers the id Software games Doom and Doom II, as well as Raven Software's titles Heretic and Hexen, then finally wrapping its final license with Rogue Entertainment's Strife.

Graphical system features:

  • Renders in VGA 320x200 256 colors
  • 35Hz page-flipped screen updating
  • 2D Sector-based maps

  • Floor and ceiling texturing
  • Wall texturing
  • Animated wall and floor/ceiling textures
  • Transparent wall textures (holes)
  • Sector lighting, with animation of lights
  • Screen-size and low detail mode (horizontal pixel double) for slower computers
  • Certain colors on sprites can be remapped to a different color automatically
  • Top-down automap feature

Audio system features:

  • 11,025Hz playback frequency
  • 8 sound channels
  • Stereo support
  • Adlib (OPL2 FM), General Midi and Gravis Ultrasound support for music
  • PC speaker support

Networking features:

  • IPX
  • Serial, with null modem cable
  • Modem
  • Synchronized - players must have the same settings as the other for proper play
Post article RSS feed Related Articles

DOOM I


The daddy and still one of the most modded titles ever, with a variety of open source ports providing a solid foundation to play custom content on, This single game can provide a lifetime of re-playability and fresh experiences.


DOOM II


Just as popular today as it was a staggering 22 years ago, It's amazing the extra life modding can give games.



DOOM III


Whilst not even in the same league as other titles in the series, DOOM 3 allowed modders to make major changes to the gameplay creating some of the most beloved mods of all time, some becoming standalone titles, with the community still creating content, its worth more than a trip down memory lane if you have this in your game libary.


Did we miss any what are your favorites?, leave a comment below.


Open World Doom mod adding all Ultimate Doom levels as 1 single level

Open World Doom mod adding all Ultimate Doom levels as 1 single level

Doom 1 as 1 level, Doom 2 as 1 level 6 comments

All levels for Doom 1 playable as 1 level, all levels for Doom 2 playable as 1 level. Current downloads are out now but will update them with fix's whenever...

Doom 1 under 1 level preview.

Doom 1 under 1 level preview.

Doom 1 as 1 level, Doom 2 as 1 level 1 comment

Preview of Doom 1 all under 1 level preview. Basically this is show-casing the new build, the current state of the project at the moment. (Kind of like...

Doom 1, 2 fusion progress

Doom 1, 2 fusion progress

Doom 1 as 1 level, Doom 2 as 1 level 2 comments

At the moment testing what works, uploading my latest build to help trouble-shooting. Anyway the current build runs from Doom 1 on episodes 2,3,4 and...

Doom 1/2 compile files ready.

Doom 1/2 compile files ready.

Doom 1 as 1 level, Doom 2 as 1 level 7 comments

To be clear the Doom 1 download is a level fusion with all Doom 1 episodes in one single level with no loading screens. The Doom 2 download is basically...

Add game Games
Doom: Hell Unleashed

Doom: Hell Unleashed

First Person Shooter

Hell is back, and this time it is more aggressive and relentless than ever! Fight your way through the demonic armies and watch hell recede back to the...

Doom II

Doom II

First Person Shooter

Let the Obsession begin. Again. This time, the entire forces of the netherworld have overrun Earth. To save her, you must descend into the stygian depths...

Sonic Robo Blast 2

Sonic Robo Blast 2

Platformer

Sonic Robo Blast 2 is a free 3D Sonic the Hedgehog fan-game built off a heavily modified version of the Doom Legacy engine. It is closely inspired by...

Doom

Doom

First Person Shooter

The demons came and the marines died. Except one. Your are the last defence against these hell-spawned hordes. Prepare for the most intense mutant-laden...

Hell Realm

Hell Realm

First Person Shooter

I'm programming only from boredom and in UDMF Format So Do not expect a wonder. But I'll try my best.

Heretic

Heretic

First Person Shooter

Heretic was the first game to use the Doom engine outside of id. Produced by John Romero in cooperation of Raven Software, Heretic promises to be a great...

FreeDOOM

FreeDOOM

First Person Shooter

Freedoom is a project to create a complete Doom II-compatible IWAD file which is Free Software' The IWAD file is the file used by Doom which contains...

Doom 1 as 1 level, Doom 2 as 1 level

Doom 1 as 1 level, Doom 2 as 1 level

First Person Shooter

Production of the project has been going for a long time since sometime around 2007. I worked on it as an on/off project. I did a Doom 2 compile attempt...

Strife: Quest for the Sigil

Strife: Quest for the Sigil

First Person Shooter

Strife (released in 1996) is a Doom-engine game created by Rogue Entertainment and published by Velocity. It offered an RPG-like action game, with heavy...

Chex Quest

Chex Quest

First Person Shooter

Chex Quest, made by Digital Café, is a total conversion of The Ultimate DooM. It was released in boxes of Chex Cereal in 1996, becoming the first game...

Comments  (0 - 10 of 18)
[CGS]ioriyagami
[CGS]ioriyagami

Doom es el mejor de todos para mi =3

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
Shot846
Shot846

I'ts 2015 and it still rocks.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+4 votes
szemi
szemi

Doom engine 4ever.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+6 votes
BrownmanJose
BrownmanJose

Music ******* AWESOME!!
DOOM never gets old! :)

Reply Good karma Bad karma+3 votes
GamingEVOlut1on
GamingEVOlut1on

I LOVE THIS GAME AND MAKE WADS ALL THE TIME!

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Kontra_Kommando
Kontra_Kommando

Love this game

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Wolfyboy
Wolfyboy

Why isn't there a seperate engine-page for ZDoom or GZDoom? They are much more advanced then the vanilla Doom engine they derived from.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
Mastermagic
Mastermagic

A page about Doom Engine The Great... with Heretic screen on top!
I knew Heretic is more attracting: the "only" FPS set in fantasy\medieval enviroment.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
DEAD_FiSH
DEAD_FiSH

And Hexen.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+3 votes
Guest
Guest

Elder Scrolls?

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
Gore33
Gore33

Elder Scrolls isn't created on Doom Engine nor has nothing similar into it.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

Platforms
Windows, Linux, Mobile
Company
id Software
Contact
Send Message
Homepage
Idsoftware.com
Licence
GPL
Release date
Engine watch
Start tracking
Share
Community Rating

Average

9.2

62 votes submitted.

You Say

-

Ratings closed.

Highest Rated (2 agree) 10/10

The best engine on the planet that brought the best and my favorite FPS on the planet!

Jul 5 2012 by poshgaloo

Embed Buttons
Link to Doom Engine by selecting a button and using the embed code provided more...
Doom Engine
Statistics
Rank
31 of 815
Last Update
Watchers
95 members
Games
18
Downloads
108
Articles
12
Reviews
5