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DOOM III Source Code Released

As tweeted by John Carmack, the promised GPL release of the source code for DOOM III is now available on GitHub. Word is: "This source release does not contain any game data, the game data is still covered by the original EULA and must be obeyed as usual."

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21. Re: DOOM III Source Code Released Nov 23, 2011, 14:19 StingingVelvet
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Nov 23, 2011, 12:15:
Nobody is disputing that many people praised it at release. However, I was unimpressed from the first screenshots and my position has remained unchanged. I thought it looked poor in comparison to the likes of Far Cry (released earlier) and Half-Life 2 (released later). Far Cry was the big surprise, as it had incredible graphics and actually ran well for the time - Doom 3 was less impressive, had a poor visual design and ran pretty poorly for the time.

Far Cry and Doom 3 were trying to do very different things. Far Cry cannot compete at all in shadows, interior lighting and general detail, but it certainly wins in other areas. It's all kind of relative, you can't really say game X looks better than game Y when both do certain things amazing well for their time.

I for one was pretty damn impressed with Doom 3 when it came out. I remember everyone else on my forums at the time loving it, sharing little stories about their time with it. I don't think it was the best game ever, but it does sadden me about that years later people seem to enjoy acting like it was this abject failure.
 
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