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zdoom-2.7.1.dmg (6.20 MB)
MD5: ef1fb8ab0af0651dcbd333799ad0d44d
For Mac OS X
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zdoom-2.8.1.dmg (6.90 MB)
MD5: 9fb879883f3bfd8dc35e0d8a00892cbb
For Mac OS X
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The fastest, most compatible, and most modular Doom engine available for PowerPC and early Intel. Version 2.8.1 is recommended for Mac OS X Leopard and up, and version 2.7.1 is recommended for Mac OS X Tiger.

From the website:

"For help getting started, see ( You need to provide your own game IWAD. If you do not have a copy of a doom-engine game, the easiest way to obtain them is to purchase them from ( or ( When you download them from either of these stores, ZDoom will automatically find them."

Architecture: PPC x86 (Intel:Mac)

2.7.1 - Mac OS X Tiger

2.8.1 - Mac OS X Leopard


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by OpenSourceMac - 2021, February 28 - 7:13am

So on testing, it's Good Old Fashioned Doom (no dumb vitamin pill logos in place of red crosses on health packs!), BUT it is NOT accelerated AT ALL. MUCH more demanding than Doom legacy and has no modern lighting effects or the like.

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by OpenSourceMac - 2021, February 28 - 6:33am

WAY COOL - Have never seen this for PPC before - THANK YOU!!!

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by anon34 - 2021, February 28 - 5:57am

I keep a copy of doom in my fridge, spanned across 24 floppy discs so mom doesn't know what it is.