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Original DOOM 3 Off Steam

As noted in some irate posts on the Steam Users' Forums, the standalone edition of DOOM 3 is no longer offered on Steam and is difficult or impossible to find on other digital distributors, where the newer DOOM 3: BFG Edition has taken its place. As noted on Eurogamer, the problem is that users have not yet been able to get DOOM 3 mods to work with the BFG Edition of the first-person shooter sequel, leaving those interested in a mod-friendly edition of the five year-old game with limited options (they mention the Super id Software Pack, but this no longer seems to be available in the U.S., either). This does not mean all hope is lost, however, as they have the following quote from a Bethesda rep on the situation: "We do realize that there are fans that would like to purchase the original version of the game, and we're looking into options for them. When there's new info to share, we'll let everyone know."

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23. Re: Original DOOM 3 Off Steam Oct 24, 2012, 08:56 Jedi Master
 
I was wondering the same thing. It's been over 8 years. If you were at ALL interested in Doom 3, wouldn't you have it already?

I have my old CD copies plus I have it on Steam where I picked it up maybe late 2011? It was on one of those ridiculous sales, so I have all id games from Doom 1 through 3 and Quake 1-IV (even though IV wasn't totally theirs) and Rage, all bought for at least 50% off current price (which was usually a lot less than the original price). I got them there for convenience, as a lot of the older CD-based games have CP issues with modern and/or 64-bit OS.
 
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