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a sci-fi first-person shooter by id Software. Returning from Hell, an unnamed Space Marine fights to ensure the safe escape of the world's remaining populace and rid the Earth of the invading Demons. Doom II also features cooperative and versus multiplayer modes.

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instead of starting, it is saying "there is a file with the same name in this location" when i put The pk3 over GZdoom (Myhouse.wad)

it wont start instead saying "there is a file with the same name in this location" i have tried putting the PK3 on GZdoom but it wont work
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Is it possible to use Berserk against charging Lost Souls without taking damage?

I was wondering if perfect timing would allow you to punch Lost Souls just when their charge reached you, without taking damage.
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Does John Romero's head count as a monster in kill stats?

In Doom [II], does John Romer's head count towards the end-level kills statistic? I finished a level and I'm one kill short, but I checked everywhere and there aren't any monsters left. I even tried ...
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Final DOOM: Evilution - MAP31: How to fix the missing yellow keycard?

I'm playing through Final DOOM: Evilution and I've run into a game breaking bug on MAP31: Pharaoh. Apparently it was released with the yellow keycard missing from the single-player version. There ...
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Why are there no DOOM 2 Nightmare 100% kill speedruns?

I can't find any videos of a DOOM 2 speedrun on Nightmare difficulty with a 100% monster kill ratio? I've seen: Ultra-violence, 100% Kills Nightmare, 100% secrets Nightmare, completion Why can't I ...
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Why does the doomguy shooting at the wall kill enemies?

In this very long video, the player shoots rockets at a wall, and it does damage to monsters. What's going on here? Which bug/feature is this?
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Can I use cursor keys for movement in Doom 2?

I tried all keys and found that I can move with W/A/S/D, but a few decades of using the cursor keys makes it feel unnatural, probably because I am right handed. Is there any way to use the cursor ...
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Why does this trick on the Arch-vile work?

In this video at 3:40, the maker of the video explains that hiding on the opposite side of a tall wall while an Arch-vile blasts you causes you to only take 20 damage, which is the damage dealt ...
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Why are the demons fighting themselves as well as the protagonist?

In Doom 2's second chapter, in a level, when I was in Los Angeles, there were two massive demons, one that looked like a robotic spider with a colossal brain, the other looked like a pink bulky demon ...
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What is the purpose of the line of dots at Doom 2 game startup?

There is a progressing line of dots at the Doom 2 game start. I am curious of what it indicates actually. Are these tests?
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What is Doom 2 game camera focal length?

Many computer vision applications (including SLAM for VizDoom) rely on camera information. So I'm wondering what is Doom 2's camera focal length?
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Running DOOM and DOOM 2 with DOS

Does anybody know how to install DOOM I and II in MS-DOS 6.22? I already have DOS installed on a windows millennium computer, and DOOM I and II on floppy disks. Anybody have an idea?
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Where did Hitler go?

I was playing Doom 2 in the Doom 3: BFG Edition on Steam over this weekend. When I was in Level 31: Wolfenstein and Level 32: Grosse, I noticed that the portraits of Hitler and swastikas that denote ...
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Why is there a Commander Keen sprite in Doom II?

In the original sprites in Doom II, there is a sprite of Commander Keen. Why is he there?
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What are all of the cheat codes?

I've heard that there are a variety of cheat codes in both DOOM and DOOM 2, to allow things like all weapons, all keycards, walking through walls (no clipping) etc. What are all of the cheat codes in ...
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Do some guns knockback/stun?

I have noticed that when using certain weapons against enemies that the enemies seem to get stuck in a 'taking damage' animation while I'm firing at them. This is most noticeable with the chain gun ...
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Is it possible to use one of the ports?

DOOM, like many other ID games, has had its source code released to the public, and a community has built itself up around creating new content for these older games. Such examples of ports and ...
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Inaccessible Ledge in DOOM 2

I’m playing DOOM 2 and my OCD is forcing me to get 100% kills, items, and secrets, but have run into a problem. I know there are bugs in several maps that make some items and secrets impossible to get,...
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What are the differences between the difficulty levels in Doom and Doom 2?

I've been playing Doom and Doom 2 for a while and have grown curious if there is an official list of what changes when you increase the difficulty level. I've noticed that there are almost always more ...
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When are the melee attacks worth using in Doom II?

I've been playing Doom II for the past few days, and I've never really used a melee attack at all. The berserk seems like it'd be awesome, but I always end up switching to a shotgun once I get in a ...
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Is there a mod for Doom 3 that emulates Doom 2?

Feeling a bit nostalgic about Doom 2 today, I really want to play it, but every time I go back to an old game, the graphics are always worse than I remember. Is there, or could there be, a mod for ...
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