The return of DOOM in 2016 it was one of the best news for the industry. The title that defined the FPS from the hand of id Software was a miles tone in its day and 2020 has seen the light of DOOM Eternal
In 1994, the work reached SEGA 32X, hardware that managed to turn the Sega Mega Drive into a 32-bit console. That was the essential requirement to be able to play the title on the machine.
Now a user named krikzz, has achieved a feat unthinkable in the 1990s. Thanks to a Mega EverDrive cartridge, it achieved eRun a Linux version of DOOM on the legendary Sega Mega Drive. As it is.
If you ever wonder how doom may work on bare genesis hardware then here is the answer: Funny port based on linux doom sources is already here (:
Sources and ROMs on my github: https://t.co/Xw0CrkVtgqpic.twitter.com/xK4cmb1eni
– krikzz (@krikzz) December 2, 2020
Of course, the console is not prepared to support such potential, for what DOOM appears as a gray rectangle on the screen, moving at a much slower speed than necessary to enjoy the title.
Little else can support the Mega Drive, beyond the main menu and the first level, since with the presence of enemies the machine suffers a great deal to resist