A Slightly Condensed Genealogy of DOOM Source Ports
It has been ten years since DOOM was first unleashed, but only during the last six of these years have we had access to the source code of this game we all adore. During those six years, an immense amount of time and work have been invested in the source by a diverse group of people, each team and individual with their own goals in mind for DOOM. Whereas some source ports have strived to retain or even improve compatibility, others have boldly gone into new territories and have attempted to modernize the game. This article will take a historical view of these six years of code evolution.