Doomsday '95

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Commemorative pin won by Frank Hofmann at the event.
For the similarly named DWANGO tournament, see Deathmatch '95. For the similarly named official Doom II launch party, see Doom II release party.

Doomsday '95 (also styled DoomsDay '95 and DooMsday '95), also known as the Doom II Swiss Championship, was a multiplayer Doom II competition and LAN party held at Don Camillo in Bern, Switzerland, on March 19, 1995. Lasting from 10:30 AM to 8:00 PM, 180 people were in attendence total.[1] It is retroactively considered the first NetGame Convention. It was sponsored by World of Games, a Swiss game store.

The like-named DoomsDay'95 map was created by François Coppex (Helioth) and André Christen to serve as an official battleground for the tournament.

Known attendees[edit]

  • Frank Hofmann - possibly placed third[2]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "NetGame Archive: Pictures & Facts about past NetGame Conventions." NetGame Archive. Retrieved 4 December 2021.
  2. Hofmann, Frank (17 January 2020). "#esports in 1995, I think I got third? here's the map..." Twitter. Retrieved 4 December 2021.