DOOM 3: BFG Edition

DOOM 3: BFG Edition

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DOOM 3 : Supplement Content : Concept Art / Unused Content / Trailers
By quake4ever2007
Several Doom 3 monsters, characters, and art designs were cut in the development process and did not make it into the finished game. Id Software first experimented with sculpting and scanning versus 3D modeling but the data was dense and unwieldy, so they abandoned it pretty quickly. Various concept designs of these monsters were shown amongst the pre-release Doom 3 promo material. One of them was a new version of the Arachnotron and Spider Mastermind (seemingly cut in favor of the other new arachnoid monsters Trite and Vagary) while the rest were apparently new designs. Eventually some of the unfinished monsters were finished and used in the Doom 3 expansion, Resurrection of Evil. Images credited to former Doom 3 lead artist Kenneth Scott artist/modeler Seneca Menard and Doom 3 Resurrection of Evil artist Brett Briley.
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Doom 3 LOGO
Different versions of the Doom 3 Logo from top to bottom:
DOOM 3 The Legacy Video Logo
DOOM 3 Leaked Alpha Logo
DOOM 3 Retail Version Logo
DOOM 3 BFG EDITION Logo
DOOM 3 Re-release Logo "BFG EDITION" removed from logo
DOOM 3 VR EDITION


Storyboards
Storyboard 1

Storyboard 2

Storyboard 3

Storyboard 4

Storyboard 5

Storyboard 6

Storyboard 7

Storyboard 8
id Tech 4 Development
Early id tech 4 development of normal mapping on an animated character. id Software scanned many different clay models one of which was Gregor Punchatz Spider Mastermind model from the original DOOM. This is the first normal mapped animated character within a video game.
Original 'real' model Spider Mastermind by Gregor Punchatz
Topology UV by Kenneth Scott
Render by John Carmack



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Weapons and Items
Concept Gravity gun - Doom 3 Resurrection Of Evil

Concept Heart Artifact - Doom 3 Resurrection Of Evil




Alternate model for the Super Shotgun

Doom 3 VR Edition Watch Concept

Doom 3 VR Edition Watch Final
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7 Comments
spliffaz Aug 15 @ 11:45pm 
One of those monster renders (the 3 near the end of the section) looks a LOT like the Hell Guard from Doom 2016.. maybe they re-purposed it??
Videogames1337 Aug 13 @ 8:15pm 
awesone
Brain Nectar May 28 @ 9:20am 
Thank you for compiling all of this together in one place!
ZShadow22 Sep 26, 2021 @ 7:23am 
Interesting.
T02my Mar 7, 2021 @ 2:05am 
Well done!
AmDDRed Oct 15, 2020 @ 2:25am 
Wow. It seems that Doom3 was aiming to be a body horror.
lol no Jun 29, 2020 @ 6:24am 
Impressive work! Love seeing what could've been with D3&RoE.