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* July 27 - [[Memento Mori II]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
 
* July 27 - [[Memento Mori II]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
 
* August 1 - [[Army of Darkness TC]] is released, both for [[Doom]] and [[Doom II]].
 
* August 1 - [[Army of Darkness TC]] is released, both for [[Doom]] and [[Doom II]].
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* September - [[Realm of Chaos]] is released.
  
 
==1997==
 
==1997==
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==1998==
 
==1998==
* May 5 - [[GothicDM 2]], the sequel to [[GothicDM]], is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* January 19 - [[The Darkening]] is originally released.
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* March 27 - [[Venom]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* April 17 - [[Cyberdreams]], a WAD focusing on killing Cyberdemons, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* April 30 - [[Run Buddy]], one of the first WADs created for the [[Boom]] source port, is uploaded to the /idgames archive in its original state.
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* May 2 - [[GothicDM 2]], the sequel to [[GothicDM]], is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* May 8 - [[Odessa 14]] subtitled "Savage Morals", the final installment of the Odessa series, is uploaded to the /idgames archive in version 2.1.
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* June 20 - [[Crestfallen]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* July 24 - [[Phobos (WAD)]] is originally released.
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* July 30 - [[Dickie 10]], the final installment of the Dickie series, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* August 7 - [[Earth (WAD)]] is originally released.
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* August 15 - [[Tantrum 2]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* November 15 - [[Twilight Warrior]] is originally released on [[Doomworld]]
  
 
==1999==
 
==1999==
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* January 7 - [[The Darkening]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive in version 1.1.
 
* January 30 - [[Wow.wad]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
 
* January 30 - [[Wow.wad]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* April 3 - [[Chord G]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* April 6 - [[KZDoom1]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
 
* May 21 - [[Assault on Tei Tenga]] is released.
 
* May 21 - [[Assault on Tei Tenga]] is released.
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* May 23 - The [[ZDoom]] version of [[Earth (WAD)]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* July 11 - [[Jägermörder 1: Chemical Lab]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* September 4 - [[Crusades]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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==2000==
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* January 28 - [[Herian 2]], originally released around 1999, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* February 3 - [[Containment Area]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive in version 1.1.
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* March 8 - [[The Darkening Episode 2]], the sequel to [[The Darkening]], is released in version 1.0.
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* March 17 - [[Demonfear]], a compilation of six WADs created by [[Adam Windsor]] between 1995 and 1999, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* May 17 - [[Hell Factory]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* July 29 - [[Atomic Tomb]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* August 22 - [[Doomworld]] announces [[10 Sectors]], a competition to make the most interesting map for [[Doom II]] until September 22 with no more than the titular ten sectors.
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* September 5 - [[Chord 3]], the last installment of the Chord Series, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* November 26 - A compilation of the best maps from the ''10 Sectors'' competition is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* December 3 - [[Painful Evil]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* December 9 - [[KZDoom6]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* December 20 - [[The Classic Episode]] is released in version 1.0.
  
 
==2001==
 
==2001==
* November 14 - [[Joke_WAD#nuts.wad_and_derivatives|Nuts.wad]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* February 26 - [[KZDoom7]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* March 24 - [[Vrack 2]] is originally released.
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* July 19 - [[Sin City]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* August 6 - [[The Darkest Hour]], a total conversion based on ''Star Wars'' game ''Dark Forces'', is released.
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* August 7 - [[Phobia]] is originally uploaded to the /idgames archive as a singular map. Later, in 2006, this map would become a part of the WAD titled ''Phobia - The Age'' under the title [[MAP02: Despair (Phobia - The Age)|Despair]].
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* October 4 - [[SlayeR (WAD)]] is finished in development.
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* October 29 - ''The Darkest Hour'' is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* October 31 - [[Doom Resurrection]] is released.
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* November 14 - [[Joke_WAD#nuts.wad_and_derivatives|Nuts.wad]], created in just one day, is uploaded to the /idgames archive as a test WAD by [[B.P.R.D]] to see if he can safely upload his other project [[Equinox]] on this site.
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* November 21 - ''Equinox'' and [[Doom Resurrection]] are uploaded to the /idgames archive the same day.
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* December 6 - [[Null Space]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
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* December 14 - Vrack 2 is released in version ''B''.
  
 
==2002==
 
==2002==
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* February 2 - [[SlayeR (WAD)|SlayeR]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive in a version called ''Issue 2''.
 
* December 26 - [[Alien Vendetta]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
 
* December 26 - [[Alien Vendetta]] is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  
 
==2003==
 
==2003==
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* January 18 - [[Revolution!]], originally released around 2001 is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
 
* July 1 - Initial release of the [[Doom 64 TC]].
 
* July 1 - Initial release of the [[Doom 64 TC]].
 
* December 10 - [[TeamTNT]] releases its first [[ZDoom]]-targeted mod, [[Daedalus: Alien Defense]].
 
* December 10 - [[TeamTNT]] releases its first [[ZDoom]]-targeted mod, [[Daedalus: Alien Defense]].
  
 
==2004==
 
==2004==
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* January 29 - [[Batman Doom]], originally released around 1999, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
 
* May 28 - [[Deus Vult]] is released.
 
* May 28 - [[Deus Vult]] is released.
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==2006==
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* September 8 - [[GZDoom]] port of [[ZanZan]], originally released around 2000 and requiring [[ZDoomGL (v1)]], is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  
 
==2007==
 
==2007==

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This is a timeline of Doom modification releases and directly related events. For the primary Doom timeline, see the Timeline article. For source port releases, see the timeline of source port releases.

1994[edit]

1995[edit]

1996[edit]

1997[edit]

  • February 22 - The first episode of Mordeth called "The City of Babel" is uploaded to the /idgames archive. From that point on, there is no particular information about the rest of the WAD's release.
  • May 2 - Hell Revealed is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • May 11 - Chord NG, the third installment of the Chord series is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • June 15 - Dawn of the Dead, an episode replacement for Knee-Deep in the Dead is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • June 19 - The Talosian Incident is released.
  • June 24 - STRAIN, a partial conversion for Doom II is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • July 4 - Requiem is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • July 12 - GothicDM, a deathmatch exclusive WAD, is released.
  • August 2 - Hell's Eventide is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • November 14 - Eternal Doom is uploaded to the /idgames archive.

1998[edit]

  • January 19 - The Darkening is originally released.
  • March 27 - Venom is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • April 17 - Cyberdreams, a WAD focusing on killing Cyberdemons, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • April 30 - Run Buddy, one of the first WADs created for the Boom source port, is uploaded to the /idgames archive in its original state.
  • May 2 - GothicDM 2, the sequel to GothicDM, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • May 8 - Odessa 14 subtitled "Savage Morals", the final installment of the Odessa series, is uploaded to the /idgames archive in version 2.1.
  • June 20 - Crestfallen is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • July 24 - Phobos (WAD) is originally released.
  • July 30 - Dickie 10, the final installment of the Dickie series, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • August 7 - Earth (WAD) is originally released.
  • August 15 - Tantrum 2 is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • November 15 - Twilight Warrior is originally released on Doomworld

1999[edit]

2000[edit]

  • January 28 - Herian 2, originally released around 1999, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • February 3 - Containment Area is uploaded to the /idgames archive in version 1.1.
  • March 8 - The Darkening Episode 2, the sequel to The Darkening, is released in version 1.0.
  • March 17 - Demonfear, a compilation of six WADs created by Adam Windsor between 1995 and 1999, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • May 17 - Hell Factory is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • July 29 - Atomic Tomb is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • August 22 - Doomworld announces 10 Sectors, a competition to make the most interesting map for Doom II until September 22 with no more than the titular ten sectors.
  • September 5 - Chord 3, the last installment of the Chord Series, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • November 26 - A compilation of the best maps from the 10 Sectors competition is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • December 3 - Painful Evil is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • December 9 - KZDoom6 is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • December 20 - The Classic Episode is released in version 1.0.

2001[edit]

  • February 26 - KZDoom7 is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • March 24 - Vrack 2 is originally released.
  • July 19 - Sin City is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • August 6 - The Darkest Hour, a total conversion based on Star Wars game Dark Forces, is released.
  • August 7 - Phobia is originally uploaded to the /idgames archive as a singular map. Later, in 2006, this map would become a part of the WAD titled Phobia - The Age under the title Despair.
  • October 4 - SlayeR (WAD) is finished in development.
  • October 29 - The Darkest Hour is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • October 31 - Doom Resurrection is released.
  • November 14 - Nuts.wad, created in just one day, is uploaded to the /idgames archive as a test WAD by B.P.R.D to see if he can safely upload his other project Equinox on this site.
  • November 21 - Equinox and Doom Resurrection are uploaded to the /idgames archive the same day.
  • December 6 - Null Space is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • December 14 - Vrack 2 is released in version B.

2002[edit]

  • February 2 - SlayeR is uploaded to the /idgames archive in a version called Issue 2.
  • December 26 - Alien Vendetta is uploaded to the /idgames archive.

2003[edit]

2004[edit]

  • January 29 - Batman Doom, originally released around 1999, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • May 28 - Deus Vult is released.

2006[edit]

  • September 8 - GZDoom port of ZanZan, originally released around 2000 and requiring ZDoomGL (v1), is uploaded to the /idgames archive.

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

2015[edit]

2016[edit]

2019[edit]

  • May 22 - John Romero's SIGIL is released in the form of limited editions, which began to ship on this date. On May 31, the WAD was released as a free download.

2022[edit]

References[edit]

  1. https://groups.google.com/g/comp.sys.ibm.pc.games.action/c/DMxqbgyTzOI/m/iDAUUXJ9gqUJ
  2. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/alt.games.doom.ii/Fhfl5PHTbVk/0eSgX8fkDJcJ
  3. An "Announcement 2" thread was posted to the rec.games.computer.doom.playing Usenet group on 14 December 1995 [1] but implies the original release was on 10 December.
  4. http://kotaku.com/5482975/bioshocks-arcadia-demade-for-doom-ii
  5. https://www.facebook.com/BrutalDoom/photos/a.120948254708841.21523.120938508043149/384484625021868/?type=1
  6. http://kotaku.com/john-romero-releases-first-doom-level-in-21-years-1753216688
  7. https://twitter.com/romero/status/1499172470330437633