Play id's classic Doom in your web browser
I might still be in my twenties, but I haven't forgotten installing a bought copy of Netscape 1.0 off a floppy disc and using it to code my first website in HTML 2.0. While this port might only run at 35 frames per second on a fully loaded 2011 MacBook Pro, the fact it's possible at all is a stark reminder of how far we've come since blink tags, framesets and table-based layouts.
Play it here, read the developer notes here or download the complete source code here.
About the Author
Tim originally came to Gizmag as a developer, much to the dismay of anyone who had to maintain, build on, or rewrite his code. After wearing every other hat that didn't have a head for it, he became CEO in 2010. Outside Gizmag, he trains Muay Thai and plays too much Destiny.
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I still play Doom II. Only I go for the \"community developed\" games. Some of them really are full on // graphically spectacular / amazingly amazing // exceedingly clever versions of the stock WAD files.
That\'s funny, the game does NOT work on MY Firefox browser! Hmmm.... :-(
And not on Chrome either
the link is now dead :(
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