A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporations' (UAC) Mars Research Facility, leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, you struggle with shock and fear as you fight your way to Hell and back in an epic clash against pure evil.

Built on a revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, Doom III draws you into the most frightening and gripping 3D gaming experience ever created.

Dripping with atmosphere and changing the look of 3D games forever, Doom III features realistic physics, 6-channel surround-sound, and real-time dynamic lightingand shadows that create and environment of ever-changing fear and uncertainty. Compete in vicious multiplayer action where light, shadows, and a totally dynamic world can be used to your advantage or peril.

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10 comments by TheUnbeholden on Dec 11th, 2013

The WIRED interview with John Carmack
a snippet:

At the stroke of midnight on December 10, 1993, an executive at id Software uploaded a file to an FTP site on the University of Washington’s network. The filename was doom1_0.zip. Thus did one of the great revolutions in the world of gaming begin—not with a spectacular launch party and a multimillion-dollar ad campaign, but with a 2MB file transfer.

From there, gamers picked up the ball; they downloaded the shareware file and immediately uploaded it to other FTP sites and local bulletin board systems. Download by download, Doom started to make its way around the world. It would become nothing short of a cultural phenomenon, popularizing the first-person shooter genre of games and shifting the predominant aesthetic of games from “Saturday morning cartoon” to “Saturday night horror double feature.”

Id’s previous games like Commander Keen and Wolfenstein 3-D were technological marvels that were starting to make personal computers a viable alternative to game consoles for fast-paced action games. At the heart of these innovative games was the technology created by id’s programming genius and co-founder John Carmack, who in the years since Doom‘s release has continued to create increasingly stunning graphic engines for id’s games. On November 22 of this year, Carmack left id to become CTO of Oculus VR, a company developing a head-mounted gaming virtual reality display.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of his most momentous game release, WIRED spoke with Carmack about the creation of Doom, the game development world in 1993, and his thoughts on the future of the series. (Carmack’s responses have been edited for space and clarity.)

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doom 3 revise patch fixes some error patched some maps that pointleaks, hope you enjoy the new updates I improved.

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drop the *.exe into your Doom 3 main folder and .dll into Doom 3/base. to play run ioDOOM3.

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The Ultimate DOOMEdit Tutorial since doom3world.org is down made by me. You NEED DOOM 3 Resurrection of Evil to run the map because there are certain...

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Chuck_the_Duck
Chuck_the_Duck Feb 17 2015, 12:49pm says:

I'm surprised they are no mods that add in all the beta weapon skins and sounds. In my opinion the beta models and sounds are better than the final product.

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Zelousmarineinspace
Zelousmarineinspace May 7 2015, 6:15am replied:

Actually most of the old sounds were made by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, & he recently released the sound codes to his work.
You can find most of the original sounds in the Doom 3 mod Absolute Hd

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Baphomet‪
Baphomet‪ Feb 7 2015, 11:40pm says:

I love Doom 3 but the existence of BFG edition displeases me, not only because they made it too easy and removed certain things but also because people are now only making mods for BFG edition rather than the original version, and I don't want to have to buy BFG edition just for those new mods. :(

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Miia
Miia Sep 24 2014, 8:05am says:

Are there any coding tutorials for this game? Because I want to make A mod that adds new enemies, weapons, and features.

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HellKnightX
HellKnightX Nov 2 2014, 5:19am replied:

There won't be any coding tutorial because you must use c++ so learn c++ to make a mod

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Miia
Miia Nov 11 2014, 7:03pm replied:

-_-

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grimmquest
grimmquest Sep 6 2014, 4:13am says:

So you've most likely noticed that Doom3World went down, never to go back up again. If you have missed this community as much as I have than you'll be happy with this newsitem. The Happy Friar has worked to put together the Id Tech Forums, a replacement for Doom3World.

We have not heard much from BNA! Other than that eventually a DDOS attack took down the forums and filled the database with spam. In the end it seemed it couldn't be cleaned out or saved as this is now almost a year ago already. So without further ado, get the hell over to Id Tech Forum and create your account, we're still missing a lot of Doom3 modders!

Cliiick: Idtechforums.fuzzylogicinc.com

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motorsep
motorsep Aug 4 2014, 9:10am says:

I released Doom 3 BFG mod launcher last night, along with 5 old mods prepped to run with Doom 3 BFG. Feel free to give it a spin: Kot-in-action.com

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romulus_ut3
romulus_ut3 Feb 5 2015, 1:57pm replied:

Thank you tons for the launcher!

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