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  • iPhone DOOMed (finally)


    iPhone DOOM has been in the works for over a year now with more or less success. For all of you that have been waiting for this for the last year it seems that the game is finally being refined into a more solid and playable version!

    Steven Troughton-Smith of iphonedoom and Zodttd of Zodttd.com have been collaborating over the last few weeks to push out a playable iPhone DOOM! While it isn't perfect yet this version has controls that are quite a bit more usable than the previous public versions and the game's performance is quite good. The main problems for me on this version are the occasional crash and some issues navigating a couple menus. I'm sure Zodttd and Steven will be working consistently in the coming weeks to sort out bugs and polish the app up a bit.

    The latest version is publically available via the Games section of Cydia for you to download. All you need to do is provide your own WAD files for Doom 1 or 2 and you'll be all good to go!

    (A WAD file is a game data file required for you to be able to play DOOM. While these are easily findable on Google do not post them on MMi as they are warez. Find them yourself.)
    This article was originally published in forum thread: iPhone DOOMed (finally) started by Cody Overcash View original post
    Comments 38 Comments
    1. x999x's Avatar
      x999x -
      All these FPS games are kinda lackluster in the control department right now. I don't think the people porting these things are serious players. If they were, they'd understand the fundamental need for strafing. Circle-strafing your target is a mainstay in these games, especially the id games.

      When I helped with PocketQuake for the pocketPC, I made a point of having Dan East make sure it was possible to circle strafe. In the end, I think PQ ended up being the best portable port to date, its as "playable" as metroid prime hunters is on the DS, which has a very good implementation of the "mouse+keyboard" style of play using the stylus. PQ uses the same methodology, and was out more than 5 years earlier
    1. Taniban's Avatar
      Taniban -
      IDDQD, IDKFA. i still remember the cheats.
    1. cricketlang's Avatar
      cricketlang -
      looks alot better than the one weve all been seeing for a while now. im pretty exctited to give this one a shot, it looks way better for sure
    1. JacquesChirac's Avatar
      JacquesChirac -
      Quote Originally Posted by djfantom View Post
      what you should do is upgrade to 2.2. why are you still on 1.1.1? theres been lik 10 firmware releases since then. you cant do nothing on 1.1.1 not even move icons around. how could you even use a iphone like that. shoot i couldnt even stand a jailbroken 1.4 get with the times man. it will be a greeeeea improvement
      Well, I've stayed at 1.1.1 because it's been reliable and I can run programs like VNC and all the emulators really well. (I can control my computer with my iphone's VNC from anywhere in the world which is a huge plus.) I am also hesitant to have to reinstall all of my applications again.

      But while I'm on the subject, I was wondering, can the 2.2 firmware run all of the emulators, like PSX, GBA, Gameboy, SNES, NES, Genesis?!?! Can I still download VNC? Is there anyway to upgrade without losing my applications? Thx a million for everyone's help!
    1. kainisable's Avatar
      kainisable -
      took long enough!!!!

      great!
    1. JacquesChirac's Avatar
      JacquesChirac -
      Oh I forgot to mention, I also really love orb, so if 2.2 supports that also, I would probably upgrade from the stone age...
    1. blacksti's Avatar
      blacksti -
      Quote Originally Posted by blazingangel1986 View Post
      Amen to that, i would pay cold hard cash for that
      You would thing that the processer cant handle that
    1. Napoleon_PhoneApart's Avatar
      Napoleon_PhoneApart -
      Quote Originally Posted by JacquesChirac View Post
      Oh I forgot to mention, I also really love orb, so if 2.2 supports that also, I would probably upgrade from the stone age...
      Are you referring to OrbLive TV? It was just released for 2.2 a couple weeks ago.
    1. Cody Overcash's Avatar
      Cody Overcash -
      since we're on topic and all might mention zodttd made some good changes in an update to fix some of the control and speed issues
    1. iamnintendork's Avatar
      iamnintendork -
      I thought someone would of posted this already.

      Halo (Doom Mod)
      Cydia Source: http://repo.halo4iphone.com/
    1. PJAVIERGR's Avatar
      PJAVIERGR -
      is amazing, the graphics,wow
    1. TimBrewsky's Avatar
      TimBrewsky -
      man I used to play DOOM all the time, this is sweet!
    1. elr0y7's Avatar
      elr0y7 -
      Quote Originally Posted by iamnintendork View Post
      I thought someone would of posted this already.

      Halo (Doom Mod)
      Cydia Source: http://repo.halo4iphone.com/
      I put a video of that (in beta) on the 5th post here, and it's actually a mod of quake4iphone.
    1. Dolo85's Avatar
      Dolo85 -
      I cant stop running
    1. dfsethpatterson's Avatar
      dfsethpatterson -
      no.. next step starsiege tribes.
    1. spooneditr's Avatar
      spooneditr -
      All those available for iphone. Hmm!


      Tribes 2? counter-strike?
    1. lilskaterpunk's Avatar
      lilskaterpunk -
      Quote Originally Posted by spooneditr View Post
      counter-strike?
      I think it would be cool to see CS on iPhone, just because its a great classic game. I played CS MODS but they where not that good.
    1. equlizer's Avatar
      equlizer -
      why cant they make these damn games work on tilting the iphone to move up/down/left/right? Would make it soo much better! Hello out there