This article gives technical information about the shareware Heretic data file. For level information and walkthroughs, see City of the Damned.

HERETIC1.WAD is the IWAD used by Shareware Heretic. It is a cut-down version of HERETIC.WAD which contains only the first episode.

Latest version of Heretic shareware[edit]

Version 1.2 is 5,120,920 bytes in size, is dated 1995-06-28, and contains 1,374 entries. It has the following hashes:

Hash type Hash code
MD5 ae779722390ec32fa37b0d361f7d82f8
SHA-1 b4c50ca9bea07f7c35250a1a11906091971c05ae
CRC32 22d3f0ca

Older versions[edit]

Version File date Size (bytes) Entries MD5 SHA-1 CRC-32
1.0 1994-12-24 5,120,300 1,357 023b52175d2f260c3bdc5528df5d0a8c 5ef073366e5ca523b26a529e843f05c4907c23a4 884a3e45

Beta version (wide area beta)[edit]

In addition to these official versions, a beta (wide area beta), 3-level version of the shareware IWAD was released on December 20th, 1994, to private testers before the full 9-level 1.0 Shareware IWAD was released on December 23rd, 1994. It is 4,095,992 bytes in size, contains 1,288 entries, and has the following hashes:

Hash type Hash code
MD5 fc7eab659f6ee522bb57acc1a946912f
SHA-1 e3d56700ecc3fefbd19cafba5bac3b115120d465
CRC32 864ab894

See also[edit]