How to play The Legend of Doom on Mac and PC

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I’ve always wanted Nintendo to remake the original Legend of Zelda. A sacrilege, I know, but there’s certainly room for a different approach to the adventure classic that not only spawned a franchise, but inspired RPGs across the genre. While there are no plans for a NES zelda remake coming soon, there’s one way you can experience it from a brand new perspective – literally: you can now play the entire game a first-person perspective.

Nintendo doesn’t do that. Entirely fan-made by DeTwelve Games, this game recreates the entire 1986 classic in three dimensions. It allows you to explore Hyrule from Link’s perspective, fighting enemies, obtaining items, and fighting your way through all nine original dungeons while looking straight ahead.

It’s wild to see the map from this view. In the original, your POV is limited to one “square” of screen size at a time. Here your vantage point extends as far as you can see, blocked only by enemies or real-world obstacles. While anyone can enjoy the game if you’re familiar with the original, it’s a special, classic treat.

This is not a real remake of The Legend of Zelda – tThe game actually runs on the original DOOM Engine. That’s why it’s called The Legend of the Fall. (That’s also why this game can exist without Nintendo’s lawyers going insane.) The only things “DOWNS” This includes the view of your weapon at the bottom of the screen, some of the weapon skins themselves, and of course the first-person view. Maybe heavy metal zelda Soundtrack will be in a future update?

The Legend of the Fall

How do you set that The Legend of the Fall on your Mac or PC

There The Legend of the Fall is technically a DOOM Mod and not your own game, you have to jump through some hoops to start playing. Setting it all up can seem daunting at first, especially since there’s no good guide for how to do it, but it really only takes a few steps to start playing.

First you need to download the latest version of GZDoom on your computer. Here you can find it (the blue icon). Next, you’ll need a DOOM iwad (basically a DOOM game file). You can pick up the original DOOM on steam or GOGbut any DOOM iwad will work here. Finally, you need to download the latest version of The Legend of the Fall Mod. At the time of writing this is version 1.1.0, which you can find herebut check it again the official site to see if there are new updates.

How things move from here depends on your platform. If you’re using Windows, right-click the GZDoom zip file in your Downloads and extract all of the contents to a new folder. Do the same for the DOOM iwad and The Legend of the Fall File. If you bought DOOM via Steam or GOG, GZDoom should be able to find it automatically. Start now The Legend of the Falland then tell Windows that you want to use the GZDoom app.

If you’re using a Mac, it’s a bit more complicated. Open Finder, then choose Go from the menu bar and click Go to Folder. Type ~/Library/Application Support and then press Enter. Here create a new folder titled gzdoom. You must move the DOOM iwad and The Legend of the Fall File You may be required to enter your password to continue. Now unzip the GZDoom zip in your downloads. You can put it somewhere else to tidy things up, but you don’t have to. Start now The Legend of the Falland if everything is ok, GZDoom should boot up directly and start the game.

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