Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a way to chat over the Internet. For a detailed description and history, refer to the Wikipedia article Internet Relay Chat.

Many Doomers can be found on IRC, and on several different IRC networks.

For help connecting to an IRC channel, see the reference documents at


EFNet channelsEdit

Freenode channelsEdit

OFTC channelsEdit

QuakeNet channelsEdit

IRCnet channelsEdit

Zandronum channelsEdit

Misc networksEdit


Some IRC channels were once quite popular, but are now defunct for various reasons:

Skulltag channelsEdit


"I don't go on irc."
John Carmack, October 27, 1996 .plan update [1]


See alsoEdit

  • Web forums related to the Doom series and its fan community
  • 32in24, a recurring mapping event with its own IRC channel