• Ryan W

    I've been looking at Usenet conversations from 1994, trying to learn which Doom mods stood out from the crowd in the very early days. 10 Years of Doom made a list of the "best" releases, but a gaming experience can be memorable for other reasons; I'm looking for the levels that did something sloppily for the first time, and the levels people played for hours and hours despite their production values. (Or perhaps because of them, the way you find yourself watching the same ninja movie once a day for an entire summer.)

    I'll most likely start a handful of new articles, and any notability questions can be raised in the usual manner. First, though, a few things not often discussed about 1994:

    • Just scrolling through subject lines at the start was…
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