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Codebase ZDoom 2.8.1
Developer(s) Adam Bilbrough (Gibbon)
Initial release 2.9.0 (2021-12-08, 2 years ago)
Latest release 3.1.0 (2023-06-26, 12 months ago)
Development status Active
Written in C++
Target Platform Windows, Linux
License Doom Source License, 3-point BSD, others
Source Repository



RZDoom (stands for Retro ZDoom or Resurrected ZDoom) is a fork of the ZDoom source port by Adam Bilbrough (Gibbon). It is based on ZDoom 2.8.1 and is fully backwards compatible with it. The idea behind this port is to optimize ZDoom source code and to make it portable and more suitable for modern hardware.


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  • Fully backwards compatible with ZDoom 2.8.1.


  • RZDoom was first released as v2.9.0 on December 8, 2021.
  • v2.9.1 was released on December 23, 2021.
  • v3.0.0 was released on January 25, 2022.
  • v3.0.1 was released on April 18, 2022.
  • v3.0.2 was released on June 14, 2022.
  • v3.1.0 was released on August 21, 2022.
  • v3.2.0 was released on September 7, 2022.
  • The version was reverted to 3.1.0 on June 26, 2023.


  • RZDoom logo was created by Wavy.

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Source code genealogy
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