Saturday, January 30, 2016
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DOOM Retro v2.0.3

DOOM Retro v2.0.3, yet another minor point release, is now available. It may be downloaded here, and its release notes are as follows:

E1M8B: Tech Gone Bad is John Romero’s first map in 21 years.
  • “Pistol start” gameplay is now supported. By using the pistolstart CCMD, (or specifying –pistolstart on the command-line), the player’s health, armor, weapons and ammo will be reset at the start of each map. Also, a PISTOLSTART definition may now be used in MAPINFO lumps.
  • The muzzle flash of the player’s rocket launcher has been fixed.
  • The +menu action can now be bound to a key, with esc being the default.
  • The +console action can now be bound to a key, with tilde being the default.
  • The amount of bobbing has been reduced for higher values of the stillbob CVAR.
  • A bug has been fixed whereby successive movement keys would not register if a cheat existed that started with a movement key (as is the case in HacX: Twitch ’n Kill).
  • The armor bar in the alternate HUD is now slightly lighter.
  • A bug has been fixed whereby map names from MAPINFO lumps weren’t being displayed.
  • The map title and author of John Romero’s recently released E1M8B.WAD is now displayed when the map starts, and in the automap.
  • The GOTREDSKULL string may now also be spelled as GOTREDSKUL in DeHackEd lumps.
  • Pressing ALT + F4 to quit DOOM Retro now works again.
  • Stylized quotes are now used in place of double quotes in the console.
  • Text in the console is now slightly translucent.
  • A random static effect has been applied to the console’s background.
  • The effects of changing the vid_windowposition and vid_windowsize CVARs while in the console and in a window is now immediate.
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