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Patches

This section contains all available patches to upgrade your version of Doom, Doom2, Heretic, Hexen or Strife to the latest. The files can be downloaded from the /idgames Archive, and a description of function and file size is available. Please note that it sometimes takes several patches to eventually upgrade to the latest version. Uncompress the archives in your game directory and read the instructions on how to start the upgrade.

Doom (current version 1.9 or Ultimate Doom)

Name Filesize Description
11_19drp.exe 1014 KB Doom v1.1 registered to Doom v1.9 registered.
12_19drp.exe 919 KB Doom v1.2 registered to Doom v1.9 registered.
16_19drp.exe 532 KB Doom v1.6 registered to Doom v1.9 registered.
18_19drp.exe 460 KB Doom v1.8 registered to Doom v1.9 registered.
19_udpat.exe 1041 KB Doom v1.9 registered to The Ultimate DOOM.
dm19spat.zip 519 KB Doom v1.666 shareware to Doom v1.9.shareware.
dms18_19.zip 89 KB Doom v1.8 shareware to Doom v1.9 shareware.
downgrd.zip 3906 KB "Downgrades" Doom v1.9 to Doom v1.1. Documentation here. Courtesy of Lee Killough and Rich Brennan.

Doom2 (current version 1.9)

Name Filesize Description
16_19d2g.zip 391 KB Doom2 v1.666 (German version) to Doom2 v1.9.
d2_18_19.zip 148 KB Doom2 v1.8 to Doom2 v1.9.
d2_19pat.zip 423 KB Doom2 v1.7a to Doom2 v1.9.
doom2p.zip 148 KB Doom2 v1.666 (dated 8-24-94 or 9-20-94) and Doom2 v1.7 (dated 9-21-94) to Doom2 v1.7a. Note: there is -no- patch for Doom2 v1.666 dated 8/25/94. This version has been declared "pirated" by id Software and is no longer supported.
doom2p16.zip 115 KB Doom2 v1.666 (-not- the 8-24-94 and 9-20-94 dated or German ones) to Doom2 v1.7a.
doom2p17.zip 62 KB Doom2 v1.7 (-not- the 9-21-94 dated one) to Doom2 v1.7a.

Final Doom

Name Filesize Description
tnt31fix.zip 116 KB Fixes yellow key bug in TNT Map31.

Sun Doom

Name Filesize Description
sundoommouse.tar.z 11 KB Patch to add mouse support to Sun Doom.

Mac Doom

Name Filesize Description
d2-103m.bin 328 KB Updates MacDoom2 v1.0.1 or lower to v1.0.3.

Heretic (current version 1.3)

Name Filesize Description
10_12rhp.exe 460 KB Heretic v1.0 registered to Heretic v1.2 registered.
10_12shp.exe 598 KB Heretic v1.0 shareware to Heretic v1.2 shareware.
htic13rp.exe 1412 KB Heretic v1.2 registered to Heretic v1.3: "Shadow of the Serpent Riders".

Hexen

Name Filesize Description
dkpatch.zip 62 KB Hexen: "Deathkings of the Dark Citadel" fix for Redbook audio bug.
hexn11rc.zip 410 KB Hexen registered v1.0 to Hexen registered v1.1, CD version only! Courtesy of SailorScout.
hexn11rp.exe 892 KB Hexen registered v1.0 to Hexen registered v1.1. Allows 8 Player Deathmatch.
hexn11rp.zip 889 KB Hexen registered v1.0 to Hexen registered v1.1, floppy version only! Courtesy of SailorScout. Same upgrade as he hexn11rp.exe patch, except in zip format.

Strife (current version 1.31)

Name Filesize Description
12cd_v13.exe 172 KB Strife registered v1.2 to Strife registered v1.3 but -only- if you have an out-of-the-box v1.2 CD. DOS, Win95 / WinNT. Text file here.
strife10-13.exe 172 KB Strife registered v1.0 to Strife registered v1.3.
v12_dos.exe 968 KB Strife registered v1.1 to Strife registered v1.2; MS-DOS patch. Text file here.
v12_v13.exe 167 KB Strife registered v1.2 to Strife registered v1.3 but -only- if you have a v1.0 CD that you patched to version 1.2. DOS, Win95 / WinNT. Text file here.
v12_win.exe 968 KB Strife registered v1.1 to Strife registered v1.2; Windows patch. Text file here.
v13_v131.exe 139 KB Strife registered v1.3 to Strife registered v1.31. Text file here.