The Official Doom Survivor's Strategies & Secrets

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Bundled floppy disks containing Doom v1.25

The Official Doom Survivor's Strategies & Secrets is a book by Jonathan Mendoza and published by Sybex Inc., a division of John Wiley & Sons (ISBN 978-0782115468). The book is Doom's official strategy guide and was developed with assistance from id Software. The book was sold with two floppy disks containing shareware Doom v1.25.

Synopsis[edit]

"The official manual and reference to Doom, this guide is filled with little-known facts, insider information, winning strategies, detailed maps, and a wealth of other information to greatly enhance one's enjoyment of the game and appreciation of the massive Doom universe."
― Publisher's description

Contents[edit]

The book is divided into several sections:

  • Basic training: covers basics about how to play Doom, what weapons and powerups can be found in the game, monsters that can be encountered, and strategic tips.
  • Kicking interdimensional butt: contains level maps of each level in registered Doom, including each of the secrets.
  • Intelligence briefing: how to play Doom multiplayer, technical information and interviews with the game's developers.
  • Appendices: Troubleshooting how to set up Doom, cheat codes and information about add-on resources.

Catalog[edit]

Identifier Data
Dewey Decimal 793.93/25369
ISBN-10 ISBN 0782115462 ; ISBN 0782115780 (no disks)
ISBN-13 ISBN 978-0782115468
Library of Congress Classification GV1469.25.D66 M46 1994
Library of Congress Control Number 94066139
Open Library ID OL1124709M

Foreign language editions[edit]

Language Title Co-author(s) / translation Publisher Year
Czech Oficiální DOOM: Průvodce bojovníka, strategie a tajemství Lubomír Mojzes Computer Press 1995
Dutch Het complete officiële Doom boek Joke van Lienen-Boot Sybex 1994
French Doom: stratégies & secrets François Saluden Sybex 1994
Japanese 公式DOOMサバイバルガイド (Kōshiki doūmu sabaibaru gaido) Impress editorial section インプレス (Inpuresu) 1995
Polish Doom: strategie i sekrety Tomasz Pokora Wydawnictwo PLJ 1995

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