This Doom ‘speedrun’ took more than three weeks

Doom is the quintessential speedrunning game and, ultimately, that comes down to some of id’s early design principles: Doom’s WAD format (‘Where’s all the data?’) made it easy for players to mess around with the game, and you could argue that the contemporary modding era began here.

The players who coalesced around and obsessed about one man’s quest to slaughter lots of demons have done almost anything you can think of with the game, and one infamous oddity is called Nuts.

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