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Further Reading

You want more? Good, good—as Betruger might croon, his one good eye glazing over in a kind of hellish rapture. This isn't an exhaustive list (we don't have space for that), but it should get you started. Go look here:

http://DOOM.wikia.com/wiki/DOOM—An invaluable resource for all things DOOM.

http://www.doomworld.com/idgames/—How many mods do you need?

http://toastytech.com/DOOMa/index.html—Download the alphas and betas here.

http://DooMedsda.us/wad947.html and http://speeddemosarchive.com/DOOM.html—For speedrun archives.

http://classicdoom.com/doomcomp.txt—Ledmeister's exhaustive port documentation.

http://www.gamers.org/pub/idgames/lmps/tyson/weapons.html—George Bell's breakdown of DOOM weapon damage.

http://www.gamers.org/docs/FAQ/bfgfaq/—Tony Fabris's extraordinary testament to the BFG.

http://rome.ro/lee_killough/—Lee Killough's DOOM archive, including level creditation and more.

http://www.gamers.org/docs/FAQ/doomfaq/—Hank Leukart's FAQ. Worth it for the poem alone.

http://www.doomworld.com/10years/doomcomic/comic.php—The DOOM comic. It's like a comic, only with more DOOM. All together now: “Dance! Dance, bonedaddy!” etc.

http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1014627/Classic-Games-Postmortem—Hall and Romero talk shop at the 2011 Game Developers Conference.

www.idsoftware.com—It's their game. You ought to think about playing their other stuff, too.

http://rome.ro—Romero is not just an important designer but a wonderful source of history and preservationist info.

www.tomtomtom.com—HallHallHall. Go visit him.

DOOM NOVELIZATIONS

Hugh, D. A., and B. Linaweaver. 1995. DOOM: Knee-Deep in the Dead. New York: Pocket Star Books.

Hugh, D. A., and B. Linaweaver. 1995. DOOM: Hell on Earth. New York: Pocket Star Books.

Hugh, D. A., and B. Linaweaver. 1996. DOOM: Infernal Sky. New York: Pocket Star Books.

Hugh, D. A., and B. Linaweaver. 1996. DOOM: Endgame. New York: Pocket Star Books.

Costello, M. 2008. DOOM3: Worlds on Fire. New York: Pocket Star Books.

Costello, M. 2009. DOOM3: Maelstrom. New York: Pocket Star Books.

DOOM IN BOOKS

There are chapters on DOOM in the following:

Loguidice, B., and M. Barton. 2009. Vintage Games: An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario, and the Most Influential Games of All Time. London: Focal Press.

Donovan, T. 2010. Replay: The History of Video Games. Lewes: Yellow Ant.

And if you read Italian, here's the only other complete book on the subject:

Bittanti, M., and S. Morris, eds. 2005. Doom: Giocare in prima persona. Milan: Costa and Nolan.

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ISBN
9780472028931
Related ISBN
9780472051915
MARC Record
OCLC
867740530
Pages
183-184
Launched on MUSE
2013-10-21
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
Creative Commons
CC-BY-NC-ND
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