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
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Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: Open World Doom mod adding all Ultimate Doom levels as 1 single level

About Doom 1 as 1 level, Doom 2 as 1 level with 3 comments by Ronnie42 on Feb 8th, 2014

Update: 15/9/2014

The Ultimate Doom 1 Beta 3 build has been tested, is now working on the Doomsday Engine.

Blog from Feb:

Currently I'm proud to say that the Ultimate Doom is now working as 1 single level. So you should in theory be able to explore the entire Ultimate Doom, be able to go anywhere, that includes all the secret levels (except the Xbox version's because I don't have those files)

Feel free to check the full preview here:

Doom 1 build here:

Doom 1 under 1 level.Version 3

(Doom 2 build can be found in downloads section but I'm trying to work on a new build, just currently have problems with loading more than 22 levels with the non-existent demon kill bug)

Blaze Blaze

Updated 10 hours ago TBD Single Player First Person Shooter

Blaze is a sci-fi first person shooter action game using a modified Chocolate-Doom engine. It's about shooting a lot of aliens, mutants and whatever else...


Doom Doom

Updated 4 days ago Released Dec 9, 1993 Single & Multiplayer 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...

Doom II

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Updated 4 days ago Released Oct 2, 1994 Single & Multiplayer 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...

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Updated 4 days ago Released Aug 26, 2014 Single & Multiplayer 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...


Superpluma Superpluma

Updated 6 days ago TBD Single Player First Person Shooter

A retro-style FPS. The SuperPluma Program has taken by unknown intergalactic forces. Unfortunately, they made experiences with the scientiststs, turning...

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szemi Jul 28 2014, 3:51pm says:

Doom engine 4ever.

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BrownmanJose Mar 4 2014, 11:54pm says:

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

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GamingEVOlut1on Mar 13 2013, 2:19pm says:


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Kontra_Kommando Mar 6 2013, 1:49pm says:

Love this game

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Wolfyboy Apr 2 2012, 9:05am says:

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.

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Mastermagic Sep 10 2010, 9:22am says:

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.

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DEAD_FiSH Jun 28 2011, 10:17am replied:

And Hexen.

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Guest Feb 6 2014, 11:41pm replied:

Elder Scrolls?

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Gore33 Aug 2 2014, 5:50am replied:

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

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Ichiman94 Feb 23 2010, 3:05pm says:

still good engine for modding :)

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Released Dec 10, 1993
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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, 4:47am by poshgaloo

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