DOOM runs on Game & Watch

DOOM runs on Game & Watch

Whether it's a rule, or merely an inevitability, if it exists, someone can and will port DOOM to it. YouTuber Stacksmashing has brought the game to a new and rather unexpected platform: the new Nintendo Game & Watch handheld. He details his experiences in porting the 1993 game to the system, which included having to use a version of DOOM that removes textures and replaces them with simple outlines and flat colors, in order for the game to fit onto the Game & Watch's very small storage. Getting DOOM to a playable state on such an odd system won't be the end of his exploits, either, as Stacksmashing and fellow coder Konrad Beckmann are working together on releasing a homebrew creation tool for the new Game & Watch.


To not forget anything, it distributes its source code here: game-and-watch-doom

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