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Doom (high color) Desktop Theme

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This Desktop Theme is for Windows 95 PC's with the Plus! Pack(duh!)

You must be running in High Color (16k) or True Color (24k) and have 'Show Icons in using all possible colors' checked in your Display | Plus! control panel tab. To do this, right-click an empty area of the desktop, and choose Properties. On the 'Plus!' tab, check 'Show Icons in using all possible colors' and 'Stretch desktop wallpaper to fit the screen'. Now click the 'Settings' tab. On the 'Color Pallette', choose 'High Color'. Reboot your machine to make these changes when it prompts you to. If you don't have High Color available as a choice, you'll need to get an updated video driver first. While detailed instructions on how to do this are beyond the scope of this Readme file, I will say that most video card manufacturers have a web page with drivers available there.

Unzip all of the files in this archive into your themes directory, usually c:\Program Files\Plus!\Themes. Use Winzip if you have it. Run Desktop Themes from the Control Panel (Start | Settings | Control Panel | Desktop Themes).

From the Theme drop down menu, choose Doom (high color). Make sure all of the checkboxes are checked, and click Apply or OK. You're done! Enjoy.


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Doomkid

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The two marine cursors are pretty cool, I'm gonna use them. Better than those 8 color ones from the olden days!

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    • By Doomkid · Posted
      Download the REAL file here (rd1.zip is NOT correct) https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/levels/doom2/megawads/d64d2   Shocked to see so many negative reviews. I had an absolute blast with this one, and I'm not sure what Nems was talking about with the Boom stuff as this runs in Doom2.exe with no trouble. In fact, there is a TON of impressive vanilla stuff going on here. I guess it was so well done that it tricked him.   This deserves a high score. It's a lot of fun.
    • By Rimantas · Posted
      It definitely makes Doom look darker, but also slightly changes colors (it reminds me PSX Doom). I prefer original Doom colors and miss how it looked on CRT (almost same colors as with modern monitors, but less brightness and maybe more contrast).
    • By Hypпotiк · Posted
      Great spirit/item placements, and also nice trap placements. Textures are georgeous and scream "1980's sci-fi action movie".
    • By guitardz · Posted
      Some very cool techbases with a nice texture set and pallette.  The music is pretty epic.  And it all runs in vanilla! (Or so it is said, I played it in GZDoom)
    • By Philnemba · Posted
      I honestly can't believe that this whole megawad is 100% vanilla compatible and its only the first of THREE episodic megawads! Esselfortium and her team of creative energetic mappers has done an amazing job from the unique texture set, the music, the maps & even the tweaked color palette that fits the mood of the whole thing.    100% highly recommended! 5/5 
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