Friday, February 12, 2021
DOOM Retro v4.0.2

DOOM Retro v4.0.2 is now available to download as either a 32 or 64-bit Windows app. Here’s a list of what’s changed since the last one:

  • Optimizations have been made to further improve the overall performance and stability of DOOM Retro.
  • The following changes have been made to the external automap:
    • A bug has been fixed whereby the automap wouldn’t be drawn correctly after changing the am_external CVAR in the console.
    • Map titles are now displayed again in the external automap.
    • The external automap now displays correctly when the menu is open.
    • The zoom level is now reset when the external automap is opened.
    • The 0 key can no longer be pressed to toggle maximum zoom if the external automap is open.
  • The automap title and all player messages are now full scale when the r_screensize CVAR is 8 and the r_althud CVAR is off.
  • The automap will now be displayed correctly if it is open while adjusting the screen size in the options menu.
  • Player messages are now slightly more translucent when the r_hud_translucency CVAR is on.
  • Fade transitions will now be applied in the following instances when the fade CVAR is on:
    • When pressing the 0 key in the automap to toggle maximum zoom.
    • When using the r_textures CVAR in the console to toggle textures.
    • When the player picks up an invulnerability power-up.
    • When the player picks up a computer area map power-up and the automap is open.
  • The IDDT cheat can no longer be entered when playing using the Nightmare! skill level.