On The Walls MP3 by MCB
DOOM Radio Ad MP3
the DOOM god Memorial Site
- Where the sanest
place is behind a trigger -
we go... the gate of evil has opened and who knows what
will come from it? Well, probably not as much stuff as you
would hope for, but there's definitely going to be some
items that you can't find elsewhere. And I will attempt
to create a development journal of DOOM as I remember it
starting back in late 1992. First on the list of cool stuff...
Lee Killough's Archive
many years, Lee Killough was The Man to go to for any
DOOM technical trivia. He had an awesome site that collected
a lot of interesting DOOM stuff and taught readers just
how BSPs work and what causes some of the possible bugs
in the DOOM engine. Lee took his site down in 1998 and
gave it to me to maintain. I've finally found the time
and the place to put that site up.
changed the color scheme and added some comments on early
pre-release screenshots, but other than that it's exactly
as Lee left it. I know there are some dead links in there.
If you find a dead link and find a replacement link,
then by all means email me with the infomation and I'll
update the offending link.
The link into Lee's site is at the top-left.
Ultimate DOOM Radio
Back in 1995, when we were doing our own
marketing and PR for our distribution company, id Distribution,
we did some marketing on the radio. Nowadays, everything's
been handed off to Activision so id can just concentrate
on development - but when I was there I wanted us to handle
everything we could. We did one radio ad for Ultimate
DOOM and one for Hexen (soon to be in the Hexen section).
It turned out pretty damn cool!
Ultimate DOOM radio ad - 1mb
On The Walls!
Here's an interesting story. Some of you
may be too young to remember, or just weren't into PC
games at the time, but after DOOM was released, the entire
world just went nuts.
We used to get a lot of stuff in the mail
that DOOM fans sent to us and some of that stuff was music
based on DOOM. There was one particularly awful song which
I won't torture you with, but suffice to say the world
was going DOOM crazy and wanted to tell us about it. Even
the guys in the metal group GWAR wanted to be a part of
it somehow (they eventually became part of Deathmatch
'95 in Seattle...)
see the full tape cover that came
with Blood On The Walls
Anyway, one day in 1995 a cassette tape
arrived at the offices and, as usual, I got it since I
was very much the person who was talking with a lot of
these people (along with Jay Wilbur who did most of the
talking, btw!) We got this tape from a guy named Manny
Charleton and the tape was created by the Manny Charlton
Manny Charlton was the original guitarist
of the legendary group Nazareth. Whoa.
I popped the tape in my tape player and
was expecting to hear something less than awesome....
but instead, this song just ROCKED from the start! It's
a little over 5 minutes long, but man it was the coolest
thing we had sent to us. The tape cover says "Distribute
as shareware" in keeping with the spirit of DOOM.
Alas, we were so busy the tape somehow ended up in my
collection, never to be seen for years...until now.
Here is the MP3 I made of the song. I've
named it Blood On The Walls
as it had no title. The cassette liner says DOOM everywhere,
but I like this name.
If you want to visit the Official Manny
Charlton Band (MCB) page, you need to go
Blood On The Walls MP3 - 5mb
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