Doom (DOS)

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Doom
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Platform: DOS
Year: 1993
Developer: id Software
Buy: Amazon
This is the page for the Microsoft DOS and Windows 16-32 version, For other games in the series, see Doom (series)'.

DOOM in Japanese (ドゥーム - Do~ūmu), in Chinese (斗姆 - Dòu mǔ) is a popular first-person shooter video game originally released in 1993, developed, distributed and licensed by id Software in many regions of the world on DOS and Windows 32 systems. It was created by John Carmack, John Romero, Adrian Carmack and Tom Hall. Doom' is considered one of the most influential titles in the history of video games and laid the foundation for the FPS (First Person Shooter) genre.

It is often hailed as the most important first person shooter of all (thanks to multiplayer fragging). It seems that some well-meaning scientists on Phobos (one of the moons of Mars) have opened a gateway to Hell. The marines were sent to neutralize the hostiles, but ended up torn to pieces or possessed by the enemy. You play the last living marine and must try to save the world from these sons of bitches.

The game was known for its fast and frantic gameplay, its 2D sprite graphics style and its gloomy and sinister atmosphere. It also introduced innovative features such as the network multiplayer mode, which allowed players to compete or cooperate in the game's levels.You will acquire an arsenal of weapons such as the shotgun, the chaingun, the rocket launcher, the plasma rifle and, of course, the BFG9000. As you race through the 3D levels, you'll encounter all sorts of terrifying monsters such as zombies, imps, demons, cacodemons and the dreaded Baron of Hell.

DOOM was a huge commercial and critical success, and laid the foundation for the Doom video game series that has continued to this day, with multiple sequels, expansions and remakes. The game also inspired many developers and gamers, and its impact on the video game industry has been felt for decades.

It has received a large number of official and unofficial ports over time to consoles, computers, indespensable electronic devices, smartphones and more. It also has a large fan base, community and many mods for the title in different engines created that keeps the game alive.

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Screenshots

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The title screen.

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The main menu.

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The very beginning of the first level.

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Blasting away a sargeant with a shotgun.

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Wasting a bunch of demons with the BFG-9000.

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Intermission between levels.

Music

The soundtracks of DOOM are iconic and contributed greatly to the experience of the game. The original Doom soundtrack was composed by Bobby Prince, who created an intense and energetic atmosphere that perfectly complemented the fast and frantic action of the game.

'Doom' has a nice heavy metal soundtrack, as well as many haunting ambient melodies. Most of Doom's music is heavily influenced by heavy metal music of the time and some songs even contain riffs borrowed from the songs, Bobby Prince who had already composed the music for Wolfenstein 3D (DOS) by id Software. To create the music, Prince used Sequencer Plus Gold for DOS with the help of his Ensoniq EPS keyboard.

In terms of sound effects, 'DOOM' is also known for its striking and distinctive effects. Players can hear the sound of gun shots, explosions, roaring demons, screeching zombies and other sound effects that add immersion to the game. The sound of the door opening, known as the "Doom door sound," has become iconic and has been used in many other media and parodies.

The combination of music and sound effects in "Doom" contributed greatly to the atmosphere and overall experience of the game, creating a tense and exciting environment for players as they delved into the game's dark and dangerous levels.

Recording

Output prefixes used below:

  1. Roland Sound Canvas (SC-55)
  2. Gravis UltraSound (classic patch set)
  3. Gravis UltraSound ("Pro Patches Lite" v1.60)
  4. General MIDI (based on Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth)
  5. OPL2 (Sound Blaster / Ad Lib Music Synthesizer Card)

Note: Outputs 1 (Sound Canvas) and 4 (General MIDI) do not meet VGMPF looping standards. Please help this wiki by uploading properly timed recordings.

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# Title Composer Length Listen Download
101 Introduction Bobby Prince 0:06
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102 At Doom's Gate Bobby Prince 1:34
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103 The Imp's Song Bobby Prince 2:33
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104 Dark Halls Bobby Prince 4:27
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105 Kitchen Ace (and Taking Names) Bobby Prince 2:48
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106 Suspense Bobby Prince 2:41
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107 On the Hunt Bobby Prince 1:23
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108 Demons On the Prey Bobby Prince 2:28
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109 Sign of Evil Bobby Prince 2:29
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110 Hiding the Secrets Bobby Prince 2:15
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111 I Sawed the Demons Bobby Prince 2:30
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112 The Demons From Adrian's Pen Bobby Prince 2:29
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113 Intermission From DOOM Bobby Prince 3:16
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114 They're Going to Get You Bobby Prince 4:08
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115 Sinister Bobby Prince 2:54
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116 Waltz of the Demons Bobby Prince 1:44
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117 Nobody Told Me About id Bobby Prince 2:53
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118 Untitled Bobby Prince 1:34
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119 Donna to the Rescue Bobby Prince 1:55
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120 Deep Into the Code Bobby Prince 2:00
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121 Facing the Spider Bobby Prince 1:34
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122 The End of DOOM Bobby Prince 3:09
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123 Sweet Little Dead Bunny Bobby Prince 1:05
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# Title Composer Length Listen Download
201 Introduction Bobby Prince 0:08
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202 At Doom's Gate Bobby Prince 3:22
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203 The Imp's Song Bobby Prince 5:22
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204 Dark Halls Bobby Prince 4:42
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205 Kitchen Ace (and Taking Names) Bobby Prince 3:01
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206 Suspense Bobby Prince 2:54
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207 On the Hunt Bobby Prince 2:59
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208 Demons On the Prey Bobby Prince 2:40
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209 Sign of Evil Bobby Prince 2:42
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210 Hiding the Secrets Bobby Prince 4:51
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211 I Sawed the Demons Bobby Prince 2:43
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212 The Demons From Adrian's Pen Bobby Prince 2:42
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213 Intermission From DOOM Bobby Prince 3:30
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214 They're Going to Get You Bobby Prince 4:22
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215 Sinister Bobby Prince 3:08
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216 Waltz of the Demons Bobby Prince 3:41
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217 Nobody Told Me About id Bobby Prince 3:07
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218 Untitled Bobby Prince 3:24
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219 Donna to the Rescue Bobby Prince 4:06
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220 Deep Into the Code Bobby Prince 4:15
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221 Facing the Spider Bobby Prince 3:23
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222 The End of DOOM Bobby Prince 3:22
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223 Sweet Little Dead Bunny Bobby Prince 1:05
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224 Introduction AdLib (Unused) Bobby Prince 0:08
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# Title Composer Length Listen Download
301 Introduction Bobby Prince 0:08
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302 At Doom's Gate Bobby Prince 3:23
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303 The Imp's Song Bobby Prince 2:46
Download
304 Dark Halls Bobby Prince 4:43
Download
305 Kitchen Ace (and Taking Names) Bobby Prince 3:03
Download
306 Suspense Bobby Prince 2:54
Download
307 On the Hunt Bobby Prince 3:01
Download
308 Demons On the Prey Bobby Prince 2:41
Download
309 Sign of Evil Bobby Prince 2:42
Download
310 Hiding the Secrets Bobby Prince 4:53
Download
311 I Sawed the Demons Bobby Prince 2:45
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312 The Demons From Adrian's Pen Bobby Prince 2:42
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313 Intermission From DOOM Bobby Prince 3:32
Download
314 They're Going to Get You Bobby Prince 4:22
Download
315 Sinister Bobby Prince 3:07
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316 Waltz of the Demons Bobby Prince 3:41
Download
317 Nobody Told Me About id Bobby Prince 3:06
Download
318 Untitled Bobby Prince 3:24
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319 Donna to the Rescue Bobby Prince 4:10
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320 Deep Into the Code Bobby Prince 4:20
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321 Facing the Spider Bobby Prince 3:23
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322 The End of DOOM Bobby Prince 3:22
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323 Sweet Little Dead Bunny Bobby Prince 1:08
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324 Introduction AdLib (Unused) Bobby Prince 0:09
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# Title Composer Length Listen Download
401 Introduction Bobby Prince 0:07
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402 At Doom's Gate Bobby Prince 3:21
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403 The Imp's Song Bobby Prince 5:19
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404 Dark Halls Bobby Prince 9:11
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405 Kitchen Ace (and Taking Names) Bobby Prince 5:49
Download
406 Suspense Bobby Prince 5:36
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407 On the Hunt Bobby Prince 2:57
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408 Demons On the Prey Bobby Prince 5:10
Download
409 Sign of Evil Bobby Prince 5:12
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410 Hiding the Secrets Bobby Prince 4:43
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411 I Sawed the Demons Bobby Prince 5:13
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412 The Demons From Adrian's Pen Bobby Prince 5:12
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413 Intermission From DOOM Bobby Prince 6:47
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414 They're Going to Get You Bobby Prince 8:31
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415 Sinister Bobby Prince 6:03
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416 Waltz of the Demons Bobby Prince 3:40
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417 Nobody Told Me About id Bobby Prince 6:00
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418 Untitled Bobby Prince 3:21
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419 Donna to the Rescue Bobby Prince 4:03
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420 Deep Into the Code Bobby Prince 4:13
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421 Facing the Spider Bobby Prince 3:21
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422 The End of DOOM Bobby Prince 6:32
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423 Sweet Little Dead Bunny Bobby Prince 1:02
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424 Introduction AdLib (Unused) Bobby Prince 0:06
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# Title Composer Length Listen Download
501 Introduction AdLib Bobby Prince 0:05
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502 At Doom's Gate Bobby Prince 3:21
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503 The Imp's Song Bobby Prince 5:19
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504 Dark Halls Bobby Prince 9:11
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505 Kitchen Ace (and Taking Names) Bobby Prince 5:49
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506 Suspense Bobby Prince 5:36
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507 On the Hunt Bobby Prince 2:57
Download
508 Demons On the Prey Bobby Prince 5:10
Download
509 Sign of Evil Bobby Prince 5:12
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510 Hiding the Secrets Bobby Prince 4:43
Download
511 I Sawed the Demons Bobby Prince 5:13
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512 The Demons From Adrian's Pen Bobby Prince 5:12
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513 Intermission From DOOM Bobby Prince 6:47
Download
514 They're Going to Get You Bobby Prince 8:31
Download
515 Sinister Bobby Prince 6:03
Download
516 Waltz of the Demons Bobby Prince 3:40
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517 Nobody Told Me About id Bobby Prince 6:00
Download
518 Untitled Bobby Prince 3:21
Download
519 Donna to the Rescue Bobby Prince 4:03
Download
520 Deep Into the Code Bobby Prince 4:13
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521 Facing the Spider Bobby Prince 3:21
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522 The End of DOOM Bobby Prince 6:32
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523 Sweet Little Dead Bunny Bobby Prince 1:02
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524 Introduction GM (Unused) Bobby Prince 0:07
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Credits

(Source: Game)

Albums

Doom Music

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1997-05-01

Game Rip

Format

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(Info)


DOOM's MUS files were ripped from the Doom.wad using Bill Neisius's DMMusic program and recorded using Winamp's MIDI plugin.

The rip also has the original MIDI files that were discovered in the OS/2 port, as well as the unreleased music that didn't make it into the finished game. The unreleased music is mostly a collection of unfinished drum and guitar riffs in MIDI format, and as such, isn't that impressive. However, some of the tracks like "opening" and "un30" are pretty good. The unreleased music was downloaded from John Romero's Web site (www.rome.ro).

Audio Devices

Music

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Sound

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(Sources: Music, Sound)

Releases

  USA.svg   USA
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Title: DOOM
Platform: DOS
Released: 1993-12-10
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  Australia.svg   Australia
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Title: DOOM
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-??-??
Publisher: Mannaccom Pty Ltd.
  Germany.svg   Germany
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Title: DOOM
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-??-??
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  UK.svg   UK
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Title: DOOM
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-??-??
Publisher: id Software, Inc.

Links


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Notable Personnel Bobby Prince • Aubrey Hodges • Tom Mustaine • Christian Antkow • Mick Gordon