Co-creator of Doom will release free mod to celebrate 25 years of game
To celebrate 25 years of doom, one of the game’s co-creators, John romero, released a new level pack for the legendary game. With the name of sigil, the facts happen after the fourth episode of doom, and it will be free.
Scheduled for release in February, the kit will feature nine single-player and nine mutliplayer stages. There will also be a limited edition of this level with collectable extras. Romero it took two years to build this commemorative mod, investing its nights and weekends into production. he used the Doom Builder 2, modding tool made by fans. Thus, he created, like all fans, new levels for the game.
Following an authentic mod format, sigil will be released as a file MEGAWAD, the same format as all mods in the community. But there will be a limited edition with a physical version, including collectibles. And a pendrive designed so that the game looks like a classic floppy disk.
Collector’s Edition will feature soundtrack and collectibles
The standard edition, which will cost US$40, will also have a CD with original music produced by the metal guitarist. Buckethead. Who inserted their music within the levels of secrecy. And the $166 package, called the beast box, will have art print, and t-shirt. In addition to a tin statue of the head of John romero on a peak. The game doom it does not come with the package, you need to purchase it separately.
Sigil follows the fourth episode of doom (in The Ultimate Doom, 1995 game). And it is positioned before the events of Doom II. As we all know, in addition to being a game that runs on just about anything that has a screen, including printers, the Touch Bar from Macbook and even within the game itself, it also has an intense community. That within these 25 years, remain active, providing mods and several different ways to enjoy the game.