August 5th, 2003, 10:22 PM
running Doom 2 under XP?
I decided to play some Doom 2 in anticipation of Doom 3 and for nostalgia. So I pulled out my old D2 CD and installed it. Well in Win XP the thing runs like crap. It's quite jerky. What can I do to relive my doom 2 moments withough it looking like I'm trying to play it on a 386 with 2 MB ram?
Last edited by Dan W; August 5th, 2003 at 10:26 PM.
August 6th, 2003, 12:33 PM
Have you tried using one of the win32 ports? I personally use jDoom.
August 7th, 2003, 05:11 PM
Yep actually after I posted that message I found a few and they ran it ok and with much better graphics although they took a little to set up.
August 8th, 2003, 02:56 PM
Cool link Huge!
I haven't seen these before. Have to give them a try.
August 9th, 2003, 09:53 AM
Tell me I'm not dreaming!
Those graphics are way improved! I've got to give it a try. Now where are my Doom CDs
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August 12th, 2003, 04:10 AM
The graphics are improved.
I should give it a try.
Now i need to find my where I stored Doom.
August 12th, 2003, 04:25 AM
Yup, i've used a bunch of engines, legacy, jdoom etc.. they provide a sorta graphical update for sure, and win 2000 and XP need those to play doom games.
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August 12th, 2003, 10:59 AM
Do any of these ports enable a 60fps mode (Doom is locked at 30fps, regardless of what timedemo shows you)? I thought the Doom Legacy team was working on this.
August 13th, 2003, 05:17 PM
Doom legacy ran fine on my win2k system... Not sure if it unlocks the FPS though.
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August 15th, 2003, 05:30 AM
Hehe, i see some familiar posters here...
Anayways. I was feeling the same need for Doom do get myself together when Doom 3 is released. I just typed in Doom 2 in kazza and downloaded the game. I didnt think it would work but it did, it was a mod doom...it was played with so that it would run on current OS's like XP and even linux. You had more options, like changing any controls, even changing the resolutions. And there was also a jum button
I do know for a fact that Final Doom WILL WORK in XP
Do if i were you i would jsut get Final doom instead
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