DOOM 2 wont go past a picture
It shows a picture of a guy with a shotgun.
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I got it fixed with the Doom 2 fix down below, all good. On windows 8 so thats prolly why haha
Rudy432 10 May @ 11:05pm 
how do you fix it on windows 8 im having that issue
Multi (Away from the machine) 11 May @ 12:06am 
Theres a thread on here that will do it for you you gotta change config files
pepperonipizza 11 May @ 3:40am 
I can't find that thread. Can you copy the config-instructions for us? :)
Yeah sure
So, getting Doom 2 to work on Windows 8 is not a long, nor difficult task. I'd like to point out that I did actually get my help from the internet, but I did have to improvise a bit.
First, go to OS (C:) > Program Files (x86) > Steam > steamapps > common > Doom 2 > base
Right-click DOOM2 and go to 'Properties' then set compatability mode to Windows 95.
Then, go to doom2.conf and open it with Notepad.
Change 'fullscreen=true' to 'fullscreen=false' and 'waitonerror=true' to 'waitonerror=false'.
After that, go to doom2m.conf and do the same thing.
Then, open dosbox.conf and scroll down to where it says 'waitonerror=true' and change it to 'waitonerror=false'
Make sure you save these changes and close the files.
Go to your Steam Library and go to Doom 2: Hell on Earth and click 'Play'
If it still doesn't work, like it did for me, go to doom2.conf and change 'fulldouble=true' to 'fulldouble=false'
Do the same thing for doom2.conf.
After this, it should all work.
Hope this helped you! :)
Tarvis 11 May @ 8:32am 
Simple fix:

Go to the base folder, open up doom2m.conf, find the line "cycles" under the [cpu] section and set it to "max", find the line "output" under the [sdl] section and change it to "opengl"
ricky.d.keim 11 May @ 2:07pm 
if you are uncomfortable editing files the other thing to do is look on the doom wiki for scource ports. I have doomsday scource port which makes the game look very nice and polished. if you want something closer to the game in its orginal state try Chocolate Doom. I bought these games this morning and had to tweak them to get them working on windows 8.1 the scource ports are awesome check them out.
Poptartmasta92 11 May @ 8:57pm 
Get a surce port to play online like Zandronum.

If you want it to play more like when it came out try Chocolate Doom.

PipebassGomez 14 May @ 6:09pm 
Hey thanks for solving this problem. finally is working for me.
I have a question, somebody has solved the movement with mouse control? It always walk forward or backward if I move the mouse and is kinda ♥♥♥♥ty :/
Yeah, there is another thread on here by my friend GeeTee, who has fixd the WASD/Mouse movement in Doom 1/2 and Wolfenstein 3d/spear of destiny. Its on the front page let me link you
Marauder 19 May @ 12:53pm 
Thanks for the help guys. I got it to work.
[23] Bath Salt Zombie [q_Q] 19 May @ 11:46pm 
Tarvis tarafından gönderilen ileti:
Simple fix:

Go to the base folder, open up doom2m.conf, find the line "cycles" under the [cpu] section and set it to "max", find the line "output" under the [sdl] section and change it to "opengl"

Awsome ! That worked perfectly. Is there a way to enable Steam Overlay in these games ? :o
Tarvis 20 May @ 8:43am 
Yeah, but it requires hex editing if you want to play the DOSBOX version instead of a sourceport. If all you want to do is play a sourceport, then get Notepad++, go to your Steam install folder, then its appcache folder, and open appinfo.vdf. Ctrl-F for "doom2 + mouse.bat" (without quotes) and replace it with the .exe name of your choice. I prefer to use ZDL.exe, the ZDL launcher, because you can launch any source port from it and still get overlay. Save it and restart Steam for it to take effect.
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