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DOOM95.EXE will work with any DOOM or DOOM2 main wadfile.

With DOOM95, you no longer need to keep your main wads in seperate directories. Copy all main wad files (DOOM.WAD, DOOM2.WAD, PLUTONIA.WAD, TNT.WAD, etc) to the DOOM95 directory and launch DOOM95. To play, choose the appropriate wad file from the launcher and then start the game.
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This is the port that I use for all my dooming. The only time I don't use it is when the wad requires a more powerful port, like Zdoom. For me, it's the instant level select that sells it for me over vannila Doom. Plus, there's no jury rigging required for advanced computers (although i've heard of Vista having problems with it). All and all, a solid port.

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Still one of the best ports of Doom out there.

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pretty dam good

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Estlib says: I woted 2 stars because i dont care what others say about ports and how bad they are. doom 1 was and always will be the greatest in doom series, it ewen beats doom 3!! :D

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Nearly obsolete nowadays, because there are many alternatives and because it was made for Windows 9x but can have issues in more modern releases of Microsoft's monstrosities. (Even id Software reverted to Doom on DOSBox for the recent Steam release.) Regardless, in its native environment it is relatively stable and rather faithful to the DOS version. Plus let's not forget this package includes Knee Deep in the Dead, and not just the Doom95 engine. [4/5] ~Chain Mail (11/2007)

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I disagree with most people. While Doom95 offers a vanilla styled gameplay, it's full of bugs and crashes. I don't recommend this. Instead, I recommend Chocolate Doom. It's the true ultimate alternative to playing original Doom in it's vanilla state! Maybe some of you (like me) have Collector's Edition which (unfortunately) comes with this executable instead of old DOS exes. Don't worry, as I said, get Chocolate Doom! I give 1 star for Doom95 for reasons above. -Doomer95

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Doomkid

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I started playing PWADS with this and I've been hooked on DooM even more ever since. The sound effects are a slightly lower pitch, but despite it's flaws it's very accurate to DOS Doom/Doom2. ..Nowadays, Just use Zdoom, Zandronum or Zdaemon.

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I love this game

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^^^wrong! Chocolate Doom is the best vanilla source port! Doom95 sucks because is full of bugs. I have Collector's Edition and Doom95 came with the IWADS instead of old DOS executable files. But don't worry, you can download Chocolate Doom if you want to experience the good old days of playing Doom! I give this source port 3/5.

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The game is classical with all the blood you need

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great game

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godly game, shit port **

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NICE! Though I do have a disc that came with that. Can't beat the classics now can ya?

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this is the greatest doom tha id games has ever made. i love it. it deserves more than 5 stars. *****

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I remember playing this as part of a Windows 95 Game Demo disc that came with our old computer. Boy, has it been so long? This was the way I played it well into my teens, when I discovered other sourceports. But yeah, if you want the Dos experience, get Chocolate Doom. 5/5 for pure nostalgia.

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This is identical to what you get if you buy The Doom Collectors Edition (minus the PWADs). And how can you knock "pure" Doom? I played many, many Doom games with this before discovering ports and I still play it sometimes like this. If you ever want to play Doom the "original, old-fashioned way", this is a great way to do it. --WinstonSmith6079

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One of my favorite games of all time!

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This has to be the ultimate alternative to a pure doom experience with no added features except for the higher screen resolution support. It also doesn't crash when you get visplane overflows and runs fine under windows, of course. Plus it's a doom.exe and doom2.exe both in one. The only setbacks with Doom95 are you cant use dehacked with it, and there is a bug with demo recording (which can be fixed with the demo fix).

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love the first doom

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This game is a classic. I remember playing back in the DOS days where consoles were starting to get more and more advanced. But the graphics on this game always made things a winner and a PC is all you need (its your own console) to enjoy a classic gem like this!

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My favourite port. And thanks for beetlejoose for the mouse compatibility fix patch it still works great!

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The best way to play doom if you're broke: legally!

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very good game... i love it

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Very good game.

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5 stars! works perfect on windows 7, now thats amazing

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