On this day, 19 years ago, Doom Shareware 0.99 was revealed to the world... that poor innocent world. Since that day, you'd never look at your computer the same way again, for this game became the father of the contemporary FPS genre :)
Some of my friends ask me why I care about the game's "birthday".
The main reason is because it is the best proof of just how awesome Doom is. Nineteen years later, the game is still fairly popular and played. Many oldschool players (like me) still enjoy the game just like they did back in 1993/1994.
Nineteen years later, fan-made levels, mods, hi-res graphics, music remixes, source ports and all sorts of other goodies are still being developed and released for Doom. The community, still active and vibrant aft…Read more >