The definitive gameplay enhancement mod for the GZDoom and Zandronum engines. Adds realistic gore, dismemberments, headshots, executions, lightning effects, particles, makes enemies smarter and harder, makes gun louder and beefier, and adds epic new boss battles.

RSS Brutal Doom v21

Gold release is finally here, but the campaign is still going to take some time.

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Brutal Doom v21 Gold was released on May 17 2019, but I only had the time to make a trailer for it just now.

I was unable to show all the new features of this update on this trailer which plays a 3 minute song by Andrew Hulshult. If I were to make a trailer listing every new feature that has been added from v20b to v21 I would probably need to use a Dream Theather album. So make sure you check the changelog, and visit the other videos on my channel, and other news articles on Moddb related to this mod.

Extermination Day (formerly known as Hell on Earth Starter Pack) is not finished yet, might take some more months. By the time Eday comes out, you can also expect a v21b release of Brutal Doom to fix bugs that might be found on this version.

For right now, I will focus my efforts on a new version of the "monsters only" edition.

Special thanks to all the people whose resources were used in Brutal Doom v21: Mike12, Captain Toenail, David G, Revilution, Eriance, Perkristian, Dr. Doctor, DoomNukem, Joey_TD, Das_M, Rafael GoldenWarrior72, Samuel 'Mryayayify' Shank, Brandon (Keeper), Pa1nki113r, CrucuxDuo, Minigunner, Jekyll Grim Payne, Scuba Steeve, Ghastly, Vader, Lynn Forest, EletricPulse, Mr. Enchanter, Doom_Jedi, Kamijou, Kars van Kouwen, scalliano, Tomtefars, Azona, A James, BretArts, 3D Realms, Raven Software, TerminusEst13, Solarsnowfall, Nash, Jekyll Grim Payne, Zero X. Diamond, Black Metal Chainsaw, Tiberium Soul, fenderc01, Dragonsbretheren.

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SweetJuleka
SweetJuleka

Congratulations on finally finishing and releasing this update Sarge! 😸

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DarkTestaMent
DarkTestaMent

Good ****, Soldier

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KingLich31
KingLich31

woah

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PowerMind
PowerMind

Words cannot express my gratitude Sarge.

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N3uR0m4nT3
N3uR0m4nT3

SPEAKING OF BUGS: If you drop the Plasma Rifle and don't pick it up again, the Assault Rifle will do the Plasma Rifle kill effect on headshots instead.

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Dracologist
Dracologist

goodie now i have to take every tinker i made for the previous version and copy/paste it into this one XD (gun modes etc.)
good to see activity tho.

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mdcertainty
mdcertainty

Just when you think "this can't get any better"....

Sergeant_Mark_IV did it again. Thanks a bunch for doing this incredible workload and presenting to all of us yet another sweet treat of bloody mess and ace gameplay.

Excuse me now I need to wipe away some tears of joy *sniff*.
Thank you Sarge!!!

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phobos2077
phobos2077

Finally installed and played today for several hours. Don't understand all the complaints about bugs and balance. For me, it feels just perfect. He added just the weapons that were missing (high-tier shotgun, proper machinegun to take place of the original chaingun which now serves different purpose, SMG for dual wielding awesomeness, proper flamer, "sniper" railgun.. just what I was missing in the last version). I enjoy this game much more then Doom 2016 for some reason (many reasons actually.. it's just better in most ways).

Waiting for the final release of Extermination Day.

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doomguy84
doomguy84

this mod is totally awesome, thanks!

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luckydearly
luckydearly

awesome mod though I found a bit of a bug, most weapons start auto firing by themselves, mostly the automatic weapons and the shotgun and rocket launcher, the rest work perfectly.

I hope there's a fix for this bug, it seems to show up on both GZDoom and Zandronium.

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viperdx
viperdx

I had the same thing happen on my end as well. Not just GZDoom and Zandronum, but it also pops up on LZDoom as well.

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cargomotor
cargomotor

The manual says two ways to install the mod (drag/drop and bat file) but honestly I think it's easier to create a shortcut file to GZDoom and add "-file brutalv21.pk3" on the Target field in the Properties menu.

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Aristotel2003
Aristotel2003

Hello!
I've just noticed that when you chop off a Nazi head in the Wolfenstein Bonus level, it uses the same zombie head from the Doom Sprites... I hope u can maybe fix this.
Anyway, SUPERB MOD!!

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signatux
signatux

It's amazing! Thank you! Any chance to add special characters (ÁáÉéÍíÓóÚúÑñ¿¡) to the HD fonts?

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Mapavri
Mapavri

in e3m4 there is a room with 2 cacodemons with a little gap and if you chrouch jump you get stuck. just pointing it out

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teztez
teztez

Do i need doom 2 to play this or is this standalone.

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Billygene
Billygene

Where do I download this damn mod???????????

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dreadsta
dreadsta

Is there a way to download all the files with just one click or do I need to download them all separately?

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