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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]], [[Doom (2016)]], [[Doom Eternal]], and more. We have created '''{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}''' articles to date. {{Statistics}}
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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 64]], [[Doom 3]], [[Doom (2016)]], [[Doom Eternal]], and more. We have created '''{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}''' articles to date. {{Statistics}}
  
 
This site is a [[wiki]], so everyone is encouraged to create and edit articles. New contributors should read our [[Doom Wiki:FAQ|FAQ]] first. If this is your first time using a wiki, be sure to check out the [[m:Help:Editing|basic editing instructions]] as well. If you need additional help, or wish to discuss general aspects of this wiki, pay a visit to the [[Doom Wiki:Central Processing|Central Processing]] discussion board.
 
This site is a [[wiki]], so everyone is encouraged to create and edit articles. New contributors should read our [[Doom Wiki:FAQ|FAQ]] first. If this is your first time using a wiki, be sure to check out the [[m:Help:Editing|basic editing instructions]] as well. If you need additional help, or wish to discuss general aspects of this wiki, pay a visit to the [[Doom Wiki:Central Processing|Central Processing]] discussion board.
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'''Doom for Sega Saturn''' was released for the Sega Saturn video game console, published in North America and Europe by GT Interactive, on March 26, 1997. This version was a port of the PlayStation version and was developed by Rage Software. As such, it features maps from both Ultimate Doom and Doom II, with the extra levels and sound design of the PlayStation version.
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The '''Doom II release party''', also called the '''Doomsday party''', was an event held at The Limelight night club in New York City on October 10, 1994, the official release date of Doom II (though the game had become generally available as of September 30). Invitations were open to a limited number of adult members of the public from September 23 until September 28 at midnight. The event was id Software's first official release party.
  
Due to a rushed release and various problems with the Saturn console, which lacked extensive support for high-level language programming, had poor library support in its development kit, had idiosyncratic 3D graphics, and was difficult to program due to its parallel co-processor design, this port is notorious for its poor frame rate.  
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The event included a Doom II deathmatch tournament, with four-player matches in the Deathmatch 2.0 game mode. Awards were given, including a series of golden medals.
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Doom II release party

The Doom II release party, also called the Doomsday party, was an event held at The Limelight night club in New York City on October 10, 1994, the official release date of Doom II (though the game had become generally available as of September 30). Invitations were open to a limited number of adult members of the public from September 23 until September 28 at midnight. The event was id Software's first official release party.

The event included a Doom II deathmatch tournament, with four-player matches in the Deathmatch 2.0 game mode. Awards were given, including a series of golden medals.
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