Wow, 20 years since DOOM. How the world has changed since then. And yes I wasted way too much time playing that game. I still remember blasting through the shareware version and eagerly awaiting the install-o-meter as I loaded the full version from the 4 floppy disks. Creating and downloading pwads was as much, if not more fun than playing the original game itself. And the graphics, wow in all of their 320x200 pixel glory (or would that be gory
). DOOM pretty much started me as a PC gamer, and also the creative aspect of playing with WorldCraft to create my own pwads... ah the good old days. Now where did I save that custom config.sys and autoexec.bat?
On the very same day, the Hubble Space Telescope became viable after a restoration conducted by spacewalking astronauts on STS-61.