Wednesday Sep 21, 2005

CATEGORY: Cell Phones

DOOMRPG.COM IS LIVE!

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The official website for Doom RPG is now online. DOOMRPG.COM is the official source for information on the Doom RPG cell phone game. Doom RPG is a first-person turn-based role playing game set in the Doom universe. Developed specifically for your mobile device, you reprise the role of the Doom Marine made famous in the groundbreaking id Software titles Doom, Doom II, and Doom 3. Say goodbye to humdrum mobile gaming and prepare yourself for the return to Mars in a showdown with the legions of Hell!

The screenshot above was taken from a handset running Doom RPG at 176x203 on the BREW platform. Doom RPG can run at different resolutions depending on the device.

All the info you need is at DOOMRPG.COM

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Friday Aug 26, 2005

CATEGORY: Emulators

Doom ported to Doom III

doom_terminal2.jpgThe Terminal DOOM demo is a DOOM3 port - of sorts - of the Classic DOOM source as originally released in 1997. The playable demo is available for Windows and Linux, and supports all shareware and retail versions of DOOM. You will have to have the retail version of DOOM3 installed, and you will have to apply the version 1.3 Patch to be able to run the Terminal DOOM demo. Once you applied the new patch, download the demo here from the mirror kindly provided by Ryan Gordon.


[Thanks Mike]

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Thursday Aug 25, 2005

CATEGORY: Handheld PCs

Doom for Sinclair ZX Spectrum

doom_spectrum.jpgThere is a port of Doom for the old Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128KB or upper. The Sinclair ZX Spectrum was a small home computer released in the UK in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd. Based on a Zilog Z80 CPU running at 3.50 MHz, the Spectrum came with either 16 KB or 48 KB of RAM (an expansion pack was also available to upgrade the former). The last Spectrum to be produced by Sinclair included three-channel audio via the AY-3-8912 chip, MIDI compatibility, 128 KB RAM, an RS-232 serial port and an RGB monitor output. The next versions of Spectrum were built by Amstrad Consumer Electronics plc.

Sinclair licensed the Spectrum design to Timex in the USA who produced their own derivatives.

Many unofficial Spectrum clones were produced, especially in Eastern Europe and South America. A non-exhaustive list at Planet Sinclair lists over 50 such clones. You can find the port at World of Spectrum!

[Thanks Juanjo]

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Wednesday Aug 24, 2005

CATEGORY: PCs

DOOM 64 Absolution to PC

doom_64.jpgThis modification is based off the early 1997 Nintendo 64 console DOOM title which was a slightly modified version of the original DOOM. This is not an exact duplicate but close for a new look and feel for a new generation of DOOM. DOOM 64 stays true to the traditional Doom gameplay and story line (you battleing the forces of Hell), and this is anything but a simple PC port. Doom 64 went above and beyond other versions with eye-popping visuals, flawless controls, and new levels. Everything was built from scratch, including totally redesigned monsters and weapons. Get it now at Fileplanet!

[Thanks Rob & Brian]

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Tuesday Aug 23, 2005

CATEGORY: PCs

jDoom on Sony VAIO

sony_vaio.jpgThis is a Sony VAIO running jDoom. JDoom by DHQ, is an incredible customized version of the Doom engine. Not only does it give the player mouselook and jumping, but the ability to use higher resolution textures and 3D models for both the monsters and the player's weapons. JDoom supports OpenGL, D3D and most importantly 3D sounds and reverb effects with DirectSound3D and EAX 2.0 or A3D 3.0. Once you download your source port, simply unzip/install it to a directory and dump your DOOM .WAD file in there too. Be sure to read the source port's "readme" file for detailed instructions.

 

DoomsdayHQ.com [Thanks Josh]

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Monday Aug 22, 2005

CATEGORY: Cell Phones

Microsoft Smartphone

smartphone_doom.jpgThis is a Microsoft Smartphone running Windows Mobile using Cell Doom by Zinfinity. Cell Doom is port of the original Doom. It includes source code since it is licensed under GNU GPL, hence free. Cell Doom plays all the released WADs plus custom WADs selectable through the ui. The WAD file is not included, the included instructions specify where to download the WAD file from. It supports multiple view orientations. You can get it at ClickGamer!

 

 

 

 

ClickGamer [Thanks to everyone who sent this]

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CATEGORY: Game Consoles

DoomX Xbox Port (WE WISH!)

doom_xbox.jpgDoomX is a port of Doom and Doom2 for the Xbox Consoles. This port is based from the original Doom sources and Bruce Lewis's Win32 WinDoom code, and released by LANTUS. You will need the original game WAD files to play the full game or you can use the included Shareware version WAD files. No ports are available for download due to emulator using the XDK, "legal issues with Microsoft."


[Thanks Jekyll]

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Friday Aug 19, 2005

CATEGORY: Emulators

The Amazing JAVA DOOM Emulator

doom_java.jpgGet comfortable in your chairs for this one! This port brings DOOM directly to your web browser via Java language. DoomCott amazingly reproduces the gameplay of the original game. To enjoy the power of DOOM in Java, simply click on the DOOMCOTT logo at the top of the page. When your finished playing sometime next year, come back and see what else we have for you. Now you know where I was yesterday. DoomCott was produced by The Java-Emu Team and written by Julien 'Gollum' Frelat. (Please note: if it doesn't work, try several different web browsers) Enjoy!


Play Now! [Thanks Thomas]

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CATEGORY: Cell Phones

Audiovox SMT 5600

doomspv.jpgThis is the Audiovox SMT 5600 running on DoomSPV and a nice shot of our site in the background. It will also run on Cell Doom which can be found at ClickGamer. Cell Doom plays all the released WADs plus custom WADs selectable through the ui. The WAD file is not included, but the included instructions specify where to download the WAD file from. The SMT5600 supports multiple view orientations, and has very smooth game play.

 

[Thanks Russell "DOOManiac" Weed]

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Wednesday Aug 17, 2005

CATEGORY: Internet Appliances

DOOM for WebTV PLUS?

doom_webtv.jpg This Doom implementation looks exactly like the MS-DOS shareware version. WebTV's interest in providing games that can be played offline is to add functionality that does not increase WebTV Network's connection costs. WebTV was quick to note that the "Doom" game was a demonstration prototype only, and may NOT actually be offered on the Plus. If you have Web TV give it a shot! The instructions are below: First you must load Doom to your Web TV Plus Hard Drive. To do so, Copy the text, excluding the phrases (Step:1) & (Step:2). Then press FIND. Paste it there. Press FIND again to close it. Then press FIND one more time. You'll only see a " mark. Press RETURN to begin downloading DOOM. The download will take about 30 minutes with a 28.8 connection.
Step1:
""action="wtv-disk:/content/DownloadScreen.tmpl?diskmap=Doom"
Once it's done loading, copy the text in the box below. Press FIND and paste the text there. Press FIND again to close it. Press FIND one last time. Then press RETURN. The machine will power off, then power back on and begin playing DOOM.
Step2:
""action="client:boota?partition=DoomROM&size=5242880&source= file://disk/Doom/approm.o&onfail"
Note* When you want to play this game again, Simply logon & repeat STEP 2 only. Have Fun!

[Thanks KMIT]

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CATEGORY: Handheld Consoles

Nokia N-Gage QD

doom_nokia.jpgIt runs well, has full sound, but the default controls could be better and I really wish I could remap them. It also doesn't look as fuzzy on the phone's screen as it does in the picture I took (my digital camera is kinda old). It's a little squished because of the shape of the screens on nokia phones, but it's still quite playable. It was originally ported by the Wildpalm Team. The download can be found here!

 

 

[Thanks Nick]

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