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* October 4 - [[SlayeR (WAD)]] is finished in development.
 
* October 4 - [[SlayeR (WAD)]] is finished in development.
 
* October 29 - ''The Darkest Hour'' is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
 
* October 29 - ''The Darkest Hour'' is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
* October 31 - [[Doom Resurrection]] is released.
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* October 31 - [[Doom Resurrection (WAD)|Doom Resurrection]] is released.
 
* 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.
 
* 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.
 
* November 21 - ''Equinox'' and [[Doom Resurrection]] are uploaded to the /idgames archive the same day.
 
* November 21 - ''Equinox'' and [[Doom Resurrection]] are uploaded to the /idgames archive the same day.

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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

1995

1996

1997

  • 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

  • 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

2000

  • 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

  • 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.
  • December 24 - Alien Vendetta is originally released.

2002

2003

2004

  • January 29 - Batman Doom, originally released around 1999, is uploaded to the /idgames archive.
  • July 30 - The third version of 2002 A Doom Odyssey (originally released in 2002) is released.
  • May 28 - Deus Vult is released.

2005

2006

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

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

  • July 27 - For the 10th anniversary of 2002 A Doom Odyssey, the fourth version is released, adding another level (new E3M5) while also reshuffling the positions of some of the original ones.

2015

2016

2019

  • 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

References

  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