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The Doom Wiki is an extensive community effort to document everything related to id Software's masterpiece games Doom and Doom II, other games based on the Doom engine, Doom 3, and more. We have created 3,379 articles to date.

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Trivia

Did you know that splash damage in the original Doom games is computed only from the horizontal distance between the explosion and the affected thing, which can be used to harm targets far above or below the blast?

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Stairs create unknown sector types

All versions of the Doom engine contain an error in the function EV_BuildStairs which leaves several fields in the floor moving structures it creates uninitialized. This causes a problem of extreme rarity in which sectors may take on effectively random flats and specials. This problem is so rare that it may not be witnessed during literal years of game play.
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