Doom is one of the most popular games of the moment. With a huge history behind, Doom managed to entertain millions of gamers all over the world.
ZDoom is a powerful Doom editor.
Using ZDoom, the user can create new maps and levels to various games based on Doom engine. ZDoom is, essentially, an advanced source port for Doom. However, it doesn't just support Doom and Doom II. It also has support for Heretic, Hexen and Strife.
Let's see some of the most important features and options available in ZDoom for a better understanding of what this editor can offer:
- It runs well under all modern versions of Windows, from Windows 95 to the new Windows Vista. If you have Linux, it works with that too.
- Supports all the editing features of Hexen. (ACS, hubs, new map format, etc.)
- The vast majority of Doom limits are gone.
- Free look (look up/down).
- Translucency (regular and additive).
- Full-featured joystick/gamepad support under Windows.
- Support for the Bloodbath announcer from the classic Monolith game Blood.
- Walk over/under monsters and other things.
- Can play all Doom engine games, including Ultimate Doom, Doom 2, Heretic, Hexen, and Strife.
- Supports most of the BOOM editing features.
- An OPL softsynth is provided that can play the standard MUS music for an authentic "old school" flavor.
- High resolutions.
- Console support.
- Up to 8 player network games using UDP/IP, including team-based game play.
- Quake-style key bindings.
- ZDoom is completely free
Why is ZDoom famous?
ZDoom is famous because ZDoom is an enhanced port of the official DOOM source. It features support for all Hexen editing features (including ACS, hubs, etc.), support for most BOOM editing features, free look, jumping, and translucency support, a Quake-style console, high screen resolutions, removal of the original DOOM's limits, support for many more music formats (including IT, MOD, XM, MP3, MUS , MIDI and S3M), better mouse support, UDP networking, and more.
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