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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.