The creator of 'Doom' is releasing nine new levels for free in 2019


John Romero, one of the creators of Doom, announced a special surprise for fans on the 1993 game’s 25th anniversary: more Doom.

Sort of, anyway. Romero doesn’t own the rights to Doom as a series, and rights-holder Bethesda Softworks already rebooted the series for a modern audience, with great success. But as a fan, Romero has access to the same modding tools as anyone else.

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He’s putting those tools to work on building out a whole new, nine-level episode as a “megawad,” which is basically a collection of fan-made additions and changes (commonly referred to as mods), all packaged together. Read more…

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