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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There are no sounds in the video yet, just some glitchy music. Thinking of making some pc speakerish sound effects. There's not going to be any actual music in the game, instead some ambient sound effects which could sound something like music. Maybe overall something like the track in the video, but less glitchyness.

The game is in 640x400 resolution with 16 colors. The 16 color mode has caused some trouble with changing it back & forth with having more colors with less shades or few colors with more shades. If after this I want more colors or shades, then goodbye 16 color mode, but otherwise keep the cyberspace look.

There are cheese, berries, keys, ammo and other items for collecting. Cheese and berries give credits, which maybe recharge player's energy and hit points to the max every 100K credits (at the moment they don't do anything). Keys are used to unlock stuff. There are regular and permanent keys. May need more than one key to unlock something. Regular keys are removed when used, permanent keys decrease the amount of regular keys needed for unlocking.

Ammo items perhaps also give the weapon if didn't have it yet. Player has normal and inventory/special weapons. Normal weapons show a sprite in the view, the others just a HUD icon. Currently both were selected at the same time. Selecting the same weapon again swaps it to the other side. At some point the game was flight only, but it's a powerup now, though it didn't appear in the video.


Strawberries

Grenades

Grenades, the timers are animated, the explosion does little damage every frame it's on.

Blaster

A blaster for when you need to blast things. Fires triple bullets if have ammo, if not, then just one bullet.

Multi Mini Missiles

Firing the multi mini missiles. Player fires 6 of them in a sequence.

It's Raining Robots

There's a cheat that spawns more sparks and allows them to last longer.

Update: Whats going on with V5 Add-on

Update: Whats going on with V5 Add-on

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It has been a while and I have been very sparse on the V5 forum and moddb, leaving some to maybe wonder, Where have I been and what have I been up to?

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I'm working on a DOOM II: Hell on Eart map, and I need your opinion!

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RandyBoss
RandyBoss

Well that sucks many doomplayers are changing their modding website 😞

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cambreaKer
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first 2018 comment

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l.strain
l.strain

on a scale 1 - suicide? how bad is your life you think that's great?

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cambreaKer
cambreaKer

woo, look, an original insult, which is a reply to a very original comment.

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nerdybro07
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how do you download it (i dont see a downloadlink)

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cambreaKer
cambreaKer

the source code or games?

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Guest
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how do you actualy download the engine

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cambreaKer
cambreaKer

The source code, or the games?

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Orfenix
Orfenix

My favorite engine of all time

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cambreaKer
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First 2017 comment :D

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Orfenix
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Well ****

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

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