Doom (SNES)

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Doom
Doom - SNES - US.jpg
Platform: SNES
Year: 1996
Developer: Sculptured Software, Inc.
Buy: Amazon
For other games in the series see Doom.

In Doom you play as an only survived marine equiped with powerful weapons to kill hellspawn accidently unleashed after an unsuccessful scientic experiment.

This is a port of Doom (DOS) which has graphics a bit worse than other console versions. Curious enough, but the Super Nintendo port accurately resembles the orignal DOS version: the old maps are almost indifferent, and the levels Hell Keep and Slough of Despair are yet here (however, some were cut down, especially the ones from The Shores of Hell making the episode shamefully small).

To some disadvantages, the controls are so delayed that cause arm pain and sounds and actors are also occasionally "halted". However, the frame rate is kept the same - nearly glide - on every scene of the level, which is positive enough (unlike Doom (3DO)).

Screenshots

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The startup screen: Williams logo.

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Your very start of the game.

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Slaying that dudes with the shotgun.

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Avoid the green floor below to save your health points.

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Nearly getting outside toward a secret.

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Firing above the fatal green pit in the Toxin Refinery (Level 3).

Music

What compensates the unperfectness of the port is its soundtrack. The Super Nintendo port features arrangements of the Doom (DOS) tunes to play on S-SMP chip. The music can be compared with Doom (3DO) in its good quality. It also has electro guitars on the background and the whole soundtrack is built of chippy percussion.

Unfortunately, there are no songs such as I Sawed the Demons, Deep Into the Code, The End of DOOM and Sweet Little Dead Bunny preserved from the DOS version. Those are either substituted with other tracks or not used at all.

Recording

# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Introduction Bobby PrincePaul Webb 0:08
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02 At Doom's Gate Bobby PrincePaul Webb 3:32
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03 The Imp's Song Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:54
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04 Dark Halls Bobby PrincePaul Webb 4:34
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05 Kitchen Ace (and Taking Names) Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:56
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06 Suspense Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:49
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07 Demons On the Prey Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:36
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08 Sign of Evil Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:37
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09 Hiding the Secrets Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:23
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10 The Demons From Adrian's Pen Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:38
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11 They're Going to Get You Bobby PrincePaul Webb 4:15
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12 Sinister Bobby PrincePaul Webb 3:02
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13 Nobody Told Me About id Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:52
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14 Untitled Bobby PrincePaul Webb 3:14
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15 Donna to the Rescue Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:10
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16 On the Hunt Bobby PrincePaul Webb 2:49
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17 Waltz of the Demons Bobby PrincePaul Webb 3:32
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18 Facing the Spider Bobby PrincePaul Webb 1:43
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19 Intermission From DOOM Bobby PrincePaul Webb 1:56
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Credits

(Source)

The credits are meant to be secret, as you need to constantly reset your console until that screen has appeared. The credits does not list a specific music arranger, but Paul Webb and Bob Dayley are known to have worked as sound designers for Sculptured Software. Considering their known credits elsewhere, it's likely that Webb handled the music arrangements, while Dayley did programming and/or sound effects.

Albums

Doom Music

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1997-05-01

Game Rip

Format

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(Info)


SPC dumps were recorded during gameplay.

Audio Devices

The game uses the SNES' S-SMP sound chip.

Releases

  USA.svg   USA
Doom - SNES - US.jpg
Title: DOOM
Platform: SNES
Released: 1996-02-29
Publisher: Williams Entertainment Inc.
  Canada.svg   Canada
Doom - SNES - US.jpg
Title: DOOM
Platform: SNES
Released: 1996-02-29
Publisher: Williams Entertainment Inc.

Links


Doom
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Notable Personnel Bobby Prince • Aubrey Hodges • Tom Mustaine • Christian Antkow