+ CLASSIC DOOM GLOSSARY +
o Quick-reference list of terms used in the documents at ClassicDOOM.com:
ADD-AMMO CODE (also HAPPY AMMO): Adds weapons, ammo; often adds armor, keys.
ARCH-VILE: Fast, powerful monster, with ability to resurrect killed monsters.
ATARI DOOM (also JAGUAR DOOM): Alternate term for Doom for the Atari Jaguar.
ATTRACT MODE: Animation during any idle time before a player begins playing.
BAPHOMET: Term for a special "Boss" entity found in many Doom II-based games.
BERSERK PACK: Raises low health to 100%; boosts punch power until next map.
BLUR ARTIFACT: Object makes player temporarily "blurred" and/or translucent.
CHEAT CODES: Commands allowing such things as permanent invulnerability, etc.
CLASSIC DOOM: Doom games before Doom 3, or having/simulating id Tech 1 code.
COMMAND-LINE PARAMETER: A command suffix typed after the (PC-game) filename.
COMMANDER KEEN: Hero of Commander Keen games; A cameo in some Doom II games.
COMPUTER AREA MAP ITEM: Adds any boundary data missing from player's Automap.
CONSOLE: A large-format video-game system, typically used with a television.
COOPERATIVE/CO-OP: Similar to single-player mode, but with multiple players.
CRUSHING CEILINGS: Ceiling areas which can drop, crushing players/monsters.
CYBERDEMON: Giant, extremely tough minotaur-like monster; Rocket-firing arm.
CYCLIC-ACCESS: Choosing a weapon by cycling through other available weapons.
DEATHMATCH: Player-versus-player gameplay. PC versions can include monsters.
DEMO: Recorded gameplay. Some Doom games replay demos during "Attract mode".
DEMON: "Demon" (capital D) is a pink, muscular, hunched-over, biting monster.
DIRECT-ACCESS: Choosing a weapon without cycling through any other weapons.
DM: Shorthand/abbreviation used for "Deathmatch" (player-versus-player mode).
DOOM (1993, also DOOM 1): First Doom game; PC Doom has three 9-map Episodes.
DOOM CLASSIC: Full title of Apple iOS Doom (an iOS port of PC Ultimate Doom).
DOOM CLASSIC COMPLETE: A retail bundle of Doom/Doom II games for PS3 and PC.
DOOM GAME/GAMES (when used generally): Any/all (Classic) Doom/Doom II games.
DOOM II (DOOM 2: HELL ON EARTH): PC Doom 1 sequel with new monsters, 32 maps.
DOOM II GAMES: Generally, Doom II and Doom II-based products like Final Doom.
DOOM II MONSTERS: PC Doom II monsters that are not found in PC Ultimate Doom.
DOOM 3: Game debuting in 2004, featuring a new engine, graphics and gameplay.
DOOM 64: N64 game, with modified "Classic" engine, all-new graphics and maps.
DOOM 64 EX/DOOM64 EX: Third-party software for computer emulation of Doom 64.
DOOM 95: Windows 95-compatible loader and engine for older PC DOS Doom games.
E#M#: Episode and Mission (Map) designator for map levels in some Doom games.
EAST: In most Doom games, a direction towards the right edge of the Automap.
EPISODE: A group of map levels. Most games end after an Episode's last map.
FINAL DOOM: PC: Two 32-map Doom II games; PS1: One 30-map (3 Episode) game.
FRAG: The killing of a player by any player during any multiplayer Doom game.
GAMMA-CORRECTION: A brightness/contrast adjustment option in some Doom games.
GBA: Acronym used for Nintendo's portable "Game Boy Advance" gaming devices.
HANDHELD: Small, self-contained game-oriented device, such as Nintendo's GBA.
HEALTH POTION: "Bottle" item adding 1% or 2% health (varies by game version).
HEAVY WEAPON DUDE: Humanoid chaingunner in most Doom II-based games/Episodes.
HOE/H.O.E.: Refers to Doom II: Hell on Earth, the first Doom II game/Episode.
ID TECH 1: Doom (1993) engine; base code for most Classic Doom/Doom II games.
IMPACT-ACTIVATED: Activated by impact of a fist, saw blade, bullet or pellet.
INVINCIBILITY (also DEGREELESSNESS/GOD MODE): Protection from some/all harm.
INVULNERABILITY ARTIFACT: Green sphere; provides temporary "invincibility".
IOS: Apple mobile device Operating System, for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, etc.
IOS DOOM: Doom (Ultimate Doom) for Apple iOS devices, sold as "Doom Classic".
JAGUAR MAPS/MAPSET: Jaguar Doom's 24 maps (22 edited PC maps, 2 non-PC maps).
LIGHT-AMPLIFICATION VISORS: Temporarily boosts player's night-vision ability.
LOST SOUL: Floating, flaming skull-like monster, in most Doom/Doom II games.
MAC: Common abbreviation indicating Apple Macintosh computers or Doom games.
MAP LEVEL: Term used to distinguish "level" (environment) from "skill level".
MAPSET: Group of related maps, such as The Master Levels or Jaguar Doom maps.
MASTER LEVELS: PC: 21 Master Levels CD maps; some used in PS and Xbox games.
MASTER LEVELS CD: PC CD has map/file sets "Master Levels" and "Maximum Doom".
MAXIMUM DOOM: Collection of hundreds of map levels on the Master Levels CD.
MEGASPHERE: Beige sphere in some games which boosts health and armor to 200%.
N64: Abbreviation for the Nintendo 64 console. Native platform for Doom 64.
NIGHTMARE SKILL LEVEL: Hardest skill level in many versions. Specifics vary.
NO REST FOR THE LIVING: Newer 9-map Doom II Episode for Xbox 360, PC and PS3.
NORTH: In most Doom games, a direction towards the top edge of the Automap.
NRFTL: Shorthand for "No Rest For The Living", a newer Doom II Episode/game.
OBJECT INDICATORS: On the Automap, triangular icons which represent "things".
OFFICIAL SECRET: Element of a map level that affects the secrets-found score.
OLD XBOX/ORIGINAL XBOX: Microsoft's first generation of Xbox game consoles.
PAIN ELEMENTAL: A floating monster in some Doom games; Generates Lost Souls.
PC: Usually refers to PC Doom games and equivalent computer-based Doom games.
PLUTONIA: PC: 32-map game in Final Doom; PS1: A 6-map Episode of Final Doom.
PORT: Translation of software used on one system to software used on another.
POWER-UP: In general, any retrievable object that is beneficial to a player.
PS: Prefix/acronym used for a range of Sony PlayStation devices and services.
PS1/PSONE/PSX: Indicates Sony PlayStation 1 console or console architecture.
PS3: Sony PlayStation 3 console. Can play PS3 and (1-player) PS1 Doom games.
PSN: Sony's PlayStation Network, an online service for PS3 and other devices.
PSX: An acronym commonly used for the original 1995 Sony PlayStation console.
RADIATION SUIT/SHIELD: Power-up giving temporary defense against corrosives.
RE-SPAWN: Refers to regeneration of killed monsters, or replacement of items.
REVENANT: Skeleton-like monster in some Doom games; Can fire homing missiles.
SNES (also SUPER NES): Acronym for the "Super Nintendo Entertainment System".
SOUL SPHERE: Blue sphere, adds up to 100% health. Also called "Supercharge".
SOUTH: In most Doom games, a direction towards the lower edge of the Automap.
SPECTRE: "Blurred" and/or translucent Demon (effect varies by game version).
SPIDER MASTERMIND: Giant, very tough spider-monster, with built-in chaingun.
SPIRIT ARMOR: "Helmet" item adds 1% or 2% to armor (varies by game version).
SS OFFICER: Enemy from "Wolfenstein 3D", and some maps in some Doom II games.
STATUS BAR/STATUS: Screen area showing status of player's health, armor, etc.
STORY TEXT: Story text displayed between separate Episodes and/or map levels.
TALLY SCREEN: Shows Kills, Items and Secrets scored on a completed map level.
THY FLESH CONSUMED: Ultimate Doom's subtitle, and name of its fourth Episode.
TNT/EVILUTION: PC: 32-map game in Final Doom; PS1: 11-map Final Doom Episode.
TOGGLE: To change between 2 (or more) states by repeating a single procedure.
UDOOM: Shorthand for "Ultimate Doom" (an update/reissue of original Doom 1).
(THE) ULTIMATE DOOM: Update/reissue of original Doom 1; adds fourth Episode.
WAD: One or more map levels combined in a file for computer-based Doom games.
WARP/WARPING: Allows quick transfer to a new map level without using an Exit.
WEST: In most Doom games, a direction towards the left edge of the Automap.
XB: Prefix/acronym used for a range of Microsoft Xbox consoles and services.
XB1: Informal shorthand for Xbox One console(s), Microsoft's third Xbox type.
XBLA: Acronym for Xbox Live Arcade, a subcomponent of Xbox Live on Xbox 360.
XBOX 360: Second Xbox console type, between (Old/Original) Xbox and Xbox One.
XBOX 360 DOOM (also XBLA DOOM): Ultimate Doom for Xbox 360; Also on Xbox One.
XBOX 360 DOOM II (also XBLA DOOM II): Doom II package for Xbox 360, Xbox One.
XBOX DOOM: Shorthand for Old-Xbox Ultimate Doom (released with Xbox Doom 3).
XBOX LIVE/XBOX LIVE ARCADE: Refers to online services for Microsoft consoles.
XBOX ONE: Third Xbox console type, follows (Old/Original) Xbox and Xbox 360.
ZODIAC: Versatile, game-oriented Personal Digital Assistant, by Tapwave, Inc.
ZOMBIEMAN: Rifle-toting zombie (also "Former Human"/"Former Human Soldier").
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