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Featured Article - August 2017
The BFG9000 is the ultimate weapon in the classic Doom series. Although somewhat unwieldy to aim, it can inflict thousands of points of damage over a wide angular field. Each shot produces a huge plasma ball followed by numerous invisible rays after impact. Early deathmatch maps sometimes omitted the BFG for fear of upsetting play balance.
The BFG has become a trope over the years, widely imitated in other FPS games (including by id Software) and referenced in popular culture as often as any specific Doom element.
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