Saturday, December 17, 2022
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DOOM Retro v4.7.2

DOOM Retro is intentionally minimalistic in its approach, and does a few things differently if
 compared with other modern DOOM source ports. Open the ¥ DOOM Retro Wiki for details.

DOOM Retro v4.7.2 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 version:

  • DOOM Retro is now built using v17.4.3 of Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2022.
  • Minor 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.
  • Exploding barrels are now lit correctly again.
  • A bug is fixed whereby digits in the alternate widescreen HUD could be positioned incorrectly in some rare instances.
  • The options menu now fits horizontally on the screen when using a controller and the vid_widescreen CVAR is off.
  • A crash no longer occurs when exiting a map in the 4th or 5th episode of a PWAD.
  • The position of text displayed in the top right of the screen has improved when the vid_widescreen CVAR is off.
  • The grouping of identical player messages when the groupmessages CVAR is on has improved.
  • A bug is fixed whereby strings containing underscores in DEHACKED lumps were being read incorrectly.
  • TEXTURE entries in BRGHTMPS lumps no longer require DOOM, DOOM2 or DOOM|DOOM2 to be specified.