Monday, March 23, 2020
DOOM Retro v3.5.3

DOOM Retro v3.5.3 is now available, in both 32 and 64-bit binaries. Its release notes are as follows:

  • Optimizations have been made to further improve the overall performance and stability of DOOM Retro.
  • Minor changes have been made to text that is output to the console.
  • A bug has been fixed whereby screenshots couldn’t be taken while the console was open.
  • The following changes have been made to timestamps in the console:
    • The con_timestamps CVAR has been deprecated. Timestamps will now always appear in the console next to player messages.
    • Timestamps in the console are now a translucent yellow.
  • The following changes have been made to obituaries in the console:
    • Obituaries involving an exploding barrel now indicate who caused the explosion.
    • Names set using the name CCMD will now be used when an arch-vile resurrects a monster.
  • The number of times the player commits suicide is now displayed by the playerstats CCMD.
  • All monsters spawned using the spawn CCMD can now cross monster-blocking lines.
  • More blood splats now appear around decorative corpses.
  • A crash will no longer occur when trying to spawn a berserk power-up using the spawn CCMD in DOOM (Shareware).