10 Essential DOS First-Person Shooters



Welcome to the first episode in a new series, where I take a look at some of the finest DOS games each genre has to offer. It’s by no means a “top 10”, but showcases some of the essential must-play DOS first-person shooters available.
Let me know your favourites in the comments!

You can find some of these games via these links:
GOG:
https://www.gog.com/?pp=8026ea3366528fee456e81f76a30e768bf4d7cf9
DOSBox:
https://www.dosbox.com/
dosgames.com:
https://www.dosgames.com/category/3d-shooting/

Video sources:
Doom II – World of Longplays (played by JonL)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVi6ofFy7QyJJrZ9l0-fwbQ
Wolfenstein 3D – TTDLX
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQJijnRqKIZpmTfTsOYglEQ
Rise of the Triad – TheSeriousCacodemon
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNWiDeD_kUZuWp5bhfgHO6Q
Blake Stone – Gaming And Technology Variety Channel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOPC1ma2C7sarI6tfa9mXWw
Blood – LongplayArchive
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM8XzXipyTsylZ_WsGKmdKQ
Dark Forces intro – TooCloseToSpawn
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCICcnlIaZSFwLNDA6GCHtHA
Dark Forces – TehNevs
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQtRLlzsQIAQBEqt5iOdKmA
HeXen – World of Longplays (played by JonL)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVi6ofFy7QyJJrZ9l0-fwbQ
HeXen – Gggmanlives
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKlUrYO3i9MDlL45Ia6j5EA
Duke Nukem 3D – LongplayArchive
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM8XzXipyTsylZ_WsGKmdKQ
Redneck Rampage – Cubeface
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDUvSGy0bMrkvs5U4mlaOlQ
Quake – Jacko Davis
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgZkBr1c9EEzNq59gAMPpDg
Shadow Warrior – LongplayArchive
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM8XzXipyTsylZ_WsGKmdKQ

Redneck Rampage background music:
Lobo Loco – Running Eiskrokodil (Free Music Archive)

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