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Desura supports a greater collection of mods for Doom 3 now.

Posted by feillyne on Aug 24th, 2011

As many as eleven new mods were added to the service. Desura supports now quite a collection of Doom 3 mods, both small partial conversions and huge total conversions.

Huge mods and total conversions: Hexen: Edge Of Chaos, Z-Hunter, HardQore 2, Ruiner, Classic Doom 3, 5.56mm Full Metal Jacket
Small mods and partial conversions: Perfected Doom 3, Sikkmod, Enhanced Militarized Zone, Last Man Standing Coop, Project SYNergy

You can play these mods via retail ("play") or Steam ("play through Steam").


Z-hunter is an isometric third person shooter for Doom 3. Z-hunter includes 8 maps, 2 unique weapons, unique player animations, over 20 enemies custom designed for this style off play. A full custom soundtrack by the band "Desecrative Phoneticism". All new artwork from Hellscafe of liveboulvard. Combining gfx power with old school top down gameplay.

Z-hunter level's 3-5 screen shot's Z-hunter level's 3-5 screen shot's
Z-hunter Shot's 06/04/08 Z-hunter Shot's 06/04/08

Enhanced Militarized Zone

A server and client side multiplayer mod for Doom3 giving both the client and server admins the ability to configure most aspects of the multiplayer experience of Doom3 for fun and competetive play. This is the only mod of its type for Doom3 and is well recognised and respected in the community as the only Multiplayer style mod for Doom 3.

Tournament Spectate Modes Weapons
Chat History Side by Side Spectate Mode

HardQore 2

Brings classic, fast paced, thumb blistering side scrolling action to Hell. Forget long winded plots, or boring puzzles, this is 110% non stop in your face run n' gun slaughter. Strap on advanced UAC weaponry and take on the Forces of hell. If your a fan of classic action games such as Contra & Metal Slug; then HardQore is what you have been waiting for.

Wasted Hate screen Shot Wasted Hate screen shot
Wasted Hate Slots

Hexen: Edge Of Chaos

heXen: Edge of Chaos is based on the original Hexen game, being developed by a team of fans who have always loved the original Hexen since it came out. In fact, most of the team spent countless hours with the entire series. When id Software released Doom3, the Edge of Chaos team immediately saw immense potential in the engine itself; the 'Hell' maps gave them the inspiration to make a hack-and-slash game based, primarily, on the original Hexen.

Roden's Library Roden's Library
Mountain Pass WIP The Gates Are Soon to Open...

5.56mm Full Metal Jacket

5.56mm Full Metal Jacket is a Doom 3 multiplayer total conversion which takes place in fictive environments all over the world in the year 2020 where the 2 remaining superpowers (West and East) send their best men to outplay the enemy and be first to dominate the area of operation. The special forces teams consisting of battlefront experienced marines, skilled engineers and expert scientists fight it out on a great variation of different maps which range from huge deserted outdoor complexes to the narrow spaced metallic stations of the 22nd century.

5.56mm Full Metal Jacket 5.56mm Full Metal Jacket

Perfected Doom 3

Started as a simple tweak mod years ago. The author realizing that was still not happy with Doom 3 after many alterations to weapons and enemy stats, continued to add more to the game. Now Perfected Doom 3 is more then just a tweak mod. It attempts to completely overhaul the entire game with new monsters, rebalanced weapons, rebalanced monster stats, better graphics, new gameplay features and much more. It has been met with great appreciation and acclaim by it's users. This mod will bring many improvements to standard Doom 3.

Sikkmod Enhanced Perfected Doom 3 Pics Perfected Doom 3 Screenshots
Sikkmod Enhanced Perfected Doom 3 Pics Perfected Doom 3 Screenshots

Last Man Standing Coop

Last Man Standing Coop Mod is a Doom 3 Single Player and Multiplayer cooperative modification that aims to bring back the feel of the classic Dooms. LMS Mod gametype is survival in nature where you face swarms of attacking monsters to the adrenaline pumping energy of heavy metal soundtracks. Also fully support for Cooperative play in the Single Player levels through the SP Coop gametype and the Doom 3 expansion pack ROE through the gametype ROE Coop. Also the Classic Doom for Doom 3 Mod has been integrated into LMS 4.0 to provide cooperative support! The monsters keep coming, and the bullets keep flying. Let the terror begin...

LMS 4.0 Promo Shots LMS 4.0 Promo Shots
Original Loading Dock LMS 4.0 Promo Shots


Sikkmod is a general enhancement mod for Doom 3 and its expansion pack: Resurrection of Evil, designed to update the game to a more modern level visually, allow some customizations gameplay wise, as well as including fixes and better organization to stock files to be used as a base for future mods.

Random - RoE Random - RoE
Random - RoE Random - RoE

Project SYNergy

Project SYNergy is a work in progress mod for Doom 3 which adds impressive lighting effects, realism, and immersion. The result when combined with setting your own custom resolution specific to your monitor, is breathtaking.

Project SYNergy Images Project SYNergy Images
Project SYNergy Images Project SYNergy Images

Classic Doom 3

The Classic Doom 3 modification is a remake of the original Doom game, by id Software. The main emphasis is that of bringing the older game up to date in a modern graphics engine. The project makes use of all of Doom 3's advanced graphical features while retaining the feel and gameplay of the original game. The project will only cover the shareware levels.

General Mod Screenshots General Mod Screenshots


Ruiner is a dark, nightmarish, fast paced third person action modification for Doom3. The player assumes the role of a herald of death & fights hordes of the damned using unique weapons, abilities and spells.

Shock Knight Battle Maledict Fight
Path of Sin Screen Shot Chamber of Sin

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All available mods:
Z-HunterEnhanced Militarized ZoneHardQore 2 Hexen: Edge Of Chaos5.56mm Full Metal JacketPerfected Doom 3
Last Man Standing CoopRuinerProject SYNergy Classic Doom 3Sikkmodx - MASS

Mods install to main game directory. Also note that all above mods were tested and should work on 1.3.1 patch only. You may need to patch your game before installing any of these mods, otherwise you'll likely to get a wrong game DLL API version error.

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TheUnabridgedGamer Aug 24 2011 says: can we have more mods added for Jedi Knight series and Half-Life 2?

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galdor Aug 27 2011 replied:

desura had Half life 1 and 2 mods from launch

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geX Aug 24 2011 says:


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medve Aug 24 2011 says:

thank you guys

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feillyne Author Subscriber
feillyne Aug 24 2011 replied:

Sorry for the delay, these mods were promised to be published at least a few days earlier.

Also The Dark Mod and Quake II: Lost Marine are currently unsupported due to mod related problems, though they can be up at a later date.

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medve Aug 24 2011 replied:

no problems. im glad you made the few doomer individuals wish come true.
-the marine mod is only compatible with the old version of doom3, so you have to get the dev to get it running on the newest patch
-the dark mod has an amateur built in update system, and the devs are fools if they wont support desura.

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Argoon Aug 24 2011 replied:

Amateur update system!? Tell me what does that system have of amateur? It works well, it does what is meant to do (update the mod) and does that in a very user friendly manner, so i don't see what it has of amateur, hell some triple A teams don't have a system so well designed.
The developers are not fools if they don't support desura, the mod will not be automatically bad because of that, i would like if they did supported desura but if they don't, maybe because desura is not compatible with their update system and they don't want to ditch it, they did worked very hard on it so is understandable, I and many others will still play it because "The Dark Mod" is a fantastic Doom 3 TC and i strongly recommend it to everyone that is a Thief or stealth gameplay fan.

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medve Aug 25 2011 replied:

sorry, i mean there are a lot of opportunitys in desura for a mod developer. didnt wanted to be rude, just sayin that desura has more ooportunitys for the mod devs. its not automaticly bad bacause of that, but its way more easy for a new mod player and you can reach a lot more players there.

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Argoon Aug 25 2011 replied:

Ok i understand, but IMO TDM is more a tool them a simple mod, the core mod is just a simple tutorial level and a levels making tool, you need to download separate fan missions to be able to enjoy it fully, so the Desura developers would have to do a special section or something just for this mod so users could download fan missions more easily. Perhaps when the idtech 4 engine source comes out they become stand alone and so this mod can be treated on Desura has a separate game with their on mod section (fan missions).

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nbohr1more Sep 2 2011 replied:

Thanks for your support Argoon!

I'm afraid that The Dark Mod and Desura are currently at some sort of philosophical impasse right now. The lead developer, Greebo, spent a great deal of time getting a "mission download" feature and "auto update" feature working well and meeting with the approval of all the nationalities who use the mod and their ISP rules. These features have really made the mod into a luxury experience for those that get past the initial install barrier.

Now Desura has requested that we remove our updaters from the mod because it may add additional confusion and conflicts with their methods. It does make sense. If joe end-user launches a Desura update for TDM at the same time he opens the tdm_updater tool, Windows will throw a fit and there will be errors about file overwrite problems. In reality, the Desura user is unlikely EVER to visit the actual mod folder so both positions are a little silly to war over. (But The Dark Mod devs paid blood and tears for their part).

What really needs to happen is for TDM to make an executable installer that will seek out the Doom 3 folder for the end-users. Then we will cut down on the confused user ratio. But I'm sure most would rather see that coding effort placed elsewhere, eh?

Now what I wanna know is what Desura would say to a commercial game that has an updater in it. Will they claim that mods for that game are impossible to support because Desura has an update feature too? What? HL2 updates itself all the time and potentially can conflict with inbound Desura updates? How did they resolve that problem?... Hmmm? ;)

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Katana_ Aug 25 2011 replied:

I think you misunderstand; "amateur" is really the opposite of professional. It wasn't done by a professional (though it may match or surpass that quality), so it is technically an amateur job.

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TheHappyFriar Aug 25 2011 replied:

double click the updater. Piece of cake.

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ianna_keeper Sep 6 2011 replied:

Desura is newbie(2009). Most of users are from moddb. Besides it's offers are more suitable for an indie game. Then what's indiedb for? lol

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Andy1112 Aug 28 2011 replied:

feillyne is the man... thanks brooo!

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Wiweeyum Aug 24 2011 says:

C-Doom 3 is so good. As is Hexen. Haven't played the rest. Good call for choices!

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RageX Aug 24 2011 says:

Nice. Hopefully Ruiner will get some new updates.

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TrashCan-Man23 Aug 25 2011 says:

Hm, might make me want to give Desura a shot here sometime.

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rwsbgamedev Aug 25 2011 says:


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maxdamage Aug 30 2011 says:

A dumb question but can the mods be used without desura installed?ie.loaded in doom 3 as a normal mod?Are there non-desura version of the mods?

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feillyne Author Subscriber
feillyne Aug 31 2011 replied:

You just need to have mods installed to be able to run them. You may be logged off Desura (your Desura may be switched off) when playing mods.

Desura is just for installing mods and having shortcuts of them. :-)

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maxdamage Sep 5 2011 replied:

Thanks.Does that mean I can download the mods separately without having to download them through desura?

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Henley Sep 5 2011 replied:


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