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Doom 32x style really blows!

Discussion in 'Genesis/Mega Drive' started by Digdug2600, May 24, 2002.

  1. Digdug2600

    Digdug2600 New Member

    Its even slower then the version I have for my jaguar!

    Havent played it on the saturn. I heard the music is different on the saturn version or something like that. Damn I'm a freak.
  2. mal

    mal Member

    Don't bother. It's really bad.

    It's got to be one of the crappiest ports ever.
  3. Curtis

    Curtis Member

    Doom 32x is much better than it's Saturn counterpart, though it has fewer levels and lower quality music and it's not full screen.
  4. megametalgreymon

    megametalgreymon New Member

    from what i remember the 3do version is just as bad as well
  5. Random Hajile

    Random Hajile New Member

    I don't know, the 32X version isn't so bad..... especially if you strap on an Aura Interacter vest!

    I love to wander the hallways of doom and feel the chain gun pumping lead into a Cacodemon! [​IMG]
  6. Cloud121

    Cloud121 Member

    IMHO, the 32x version is the BEST version. Yes.... even better than the PC version.
  7. KBW

    KBW New Member

    I personally think that the 32X is the second best version of DOOM. Beaten only by the PC version. I've played every port of DOOM except for the Saturn, and I think that the SNES is downright awful.
  8. Nadius

    Nadius Member

    I loved doom for 32x, it came with the 32x i got, and was the only game i could find/afford for awhile, so it was all i could play, too bad there were only 17 levels though.
  9. M3d10n

    M3d10n New Member

    The saturn version run at 7fps or something. The 3DO version runs at pretty much the same speed as the Saturn version.

    And the movement is jerky as hell. The PSX version was the only that got it's ass saved from the massive slowdown

    It seems the raycasting graphic engine, from the PC version, was replaced by a polygon based engine on the Jaguar, 3DO, Saturn and PSX versions with little to no optimization. So the polygon count hogs the consoles, being the PSX the one that could handle it faster.

    The 32X version and the Snes version still uses the raycasting engine. That's why even the Snes version has better framerate than the Saturn version.
  10. Azazel

    Azazel New Member

    The only one I've played is the Saturn version and it blows.
  11. Raijin Z

    Raijin Z New Member

    I've played -every- version of Doom, and I can say without a doubt that 32X Doom is the WORST. Even the SNES version was better.
  12. Curtis

    Curtis Member

    Why do you say the 32x version is worst than the SNES or Saturn version?
  13. FAKK2

    FAKK2 New Member

    I havent yet played the 32x version but the 3DO has great music on doom. but it is slow but you can get used to it after awhile, but its still slow... [​IMG] Saturn sucked bad at doom. PSX was not very much fun playing doom either...the only 2 Doom I liked was for the PC and for the N64.
  14. ExCyber

    ExCyber Staff Member

    It's been a while since I've had a working Jaguar, but I seem to remember the Jaguar port of Doom being pretty decent, though not great.
  15. E Nice

    E Nice New Member

    Both, SNES and Saturn Doom, sputtered along in framerate. And both had poor sound effects, with Saturn making it sound like it slowing the game and the SNES choking on its sfx.

    The Saturn had better graphics, obviously, didn't care for the new music at all. The SNES has the worst graphics for a Doom game, but its saving grace was the heavy-on-the-bass music.

    Doom for 32X suffered from lack of levels and weak music. It didn't suffer as other two did in framerate or sound effects.

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