Ruiner is a dark, nightmarish, 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. Learn more about the mod at

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2 comments by revility on Nov 22nd, 2013

Cheers & welcome back!

Work has started on reviving the Ruiner. I am currently piecing together the new website for it and mountains of content needed. The website will function more than just a simple site like in the past with basic info. It will feature a wealth of content on the back story, mythology and social network aspects. The design and social aspect are finished. It is now digging up and editing in content that was never shown before. Additionally I am creating many new pieces of art for it. Once enough has been created for a launch, focus will then start on the webcomic and setting a release date. Even after launch, the site will continue to grow weekly with new features, articles and strips. The comic is being drawn with digital viewing in mind.

Once everything is full gear and running smooth, we'll start to talk about the upcoming game some more. The basics have been laid out for it and it is my hope this will see its first release in by the end of next year.

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RUINER Wide Screen Patch

RUINER Wide Screen Patch

Nov 29, 2013 Full Version 0 comments

This small patch adds higher resolution settings to do so via the ingame menu instead of through the console or manually.

Ruiner & HardQore 2 Source Codes

Ruiner & HardQore 2 Source Codes

Mar 15, 2012 Source Code 2 comments

This Archive contains the source codes for the Doom 3 mods HardQore 2 and the Ruiner.

New Hell Texture pack for Doom 3

New Hell Texture pack for Doom 3

Dec 17, 2010 Textures 5 comments

The New Hell texture pack expands the Doom 3 Hell theme. It adds many additional walls, trims, floor, ceiling and decal textures to further enhance the...

Ruiner Wallpapers

Ruiner Wallpapers

Nov 18, 2010 Wallpapers 2 comments

Zip file which contains 2 walls papers based upon the main menu and game over over ground images from Ruiner.

Ruiner 2010 Public Beta

Ruiner 2010 Public Beta

Nov 17, 2010 Full Version 20 comments

The Ruiner 2010 build contains 5 levels and around 1-1.5 hours of gameplay. The mod is compatable with the PC retail or PC Steam install of Doom 3 with...

The Ruiner Trailer 2008

The Ruiner Trailer 2008

Jun 5, 2008 Movies 4 comments

A preview for the upcoming thirdperson dark action Doom 3 video game modification by Atomic Armadillo Entertainment. The Trailer is in quicktime format...

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HAELION01 Oct 25 2014, 5:42pm says:

All I can say is great mod.... AND FIX IT SO EVERYONE ELSE CAN PLAY THE DAMN GAME!!!

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Echelon5 Sep 18 2014, 6:34pm says:

Anyone know the song used in the 2010 trailer? It sounds like Ruiner by Nine Inch Nails but it's clearly a remix.

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revility Dec 31 2014, 11:51am replied:

Its a ruiner remix from the nin remix site. Not sure which one at the moment as its been years since this was done.

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Irikedownroading Aug 5 2014, 9:40am says:

Error during initialization
Shutting down OpenGL subsystem
...wglMakeCurrent( NULL, NULL ): success
...deleting GL context: success
...releasing DC: success
...destroying window
...resetting display
...shutting down QGL
...unloading OpenGL DLL

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Irikedownroading Aug 5 2014, 9:33am says:

**** DON'T WORK! GET ERROR! I INSTALLED CORRECTLY AND EVERYTHING!!! V.1.3.1 and launch through mod menu!!! WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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revility Creator
revility Dec 31 2014, 11:50am replied:

use the shortcuts provided and check the included read me files for launching, and installing the mod. Many problems will occur if you use the mod menu instead of a shortcut to launch the mod, like many other d3 mods.

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Stoudemire15 Mar 14 2014, 11:43pm says:

Hopefully, you guys can make this into a Standalone version. That will make us even more enjoyment since original Doom 3 didn't work very well in the latest OS due to compatibility issues. Dark Mod have already achieved that. I pretty sure, you guys can do it as well. Best of luck.


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TrashCan-Man23 Dec 10 2013, 1:58pm says:

Revival of Ruiner? Hell yeah.
Hope to see this be finished here one of these days.

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Skullurker Nov 29 2013, 11:40am says:

This reminds me of Nightmare Creatures... WHICH IS AWESOME!

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Khilev Sep 27 2013, 11:41am says:

This is my favorite Doom 3 mod ever! Really loved it.

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Impressive. There aren't much 3rd person shooters running with id tech 4.

Nice design.

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