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Doom Builder 2

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Hi. I'm new to this forum. The doom builder 2 website directed me here. On the doom builder tutorials, the very first video, it talks about game configurations. So I reach the point in the video where it says to browse for the doom 2 IWAD. But, unlike in the video, Zdoom, or its respective IWADS, don't appear in my computer folder. Now, I am aware that I am a total noob at computer stuff, but I'm wondering what happened here. I've searched my computer files top to bottom and found no trace of the WAD files shown in the video, yet I downloaded doom builder directly from their website. What went wrong? Are the IWAD files not included in the download? Do I need to find them somewhere else? Is my computer not showing them for some reason (copyright blocking or virus)? Seriously, how does this happen on the very first step?
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Re: Doom Builder 2

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The IWADs do not come with DoomBuilder. They are the main data files for the various Doom-engined games. [wiki]IWAD[/wiki]
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Where do I get these IWADS?
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The link I posted has a section called obtaining IWADS.

Short version: most of them are part of commercial products and can be bought for not much money via the likes of GoG or Steam. FreeDoom is, as the name implies, free but it is a community derived product with variable quality resources within (still worth getting though).

Also, you mention Doom Builder 2. You might like to know that Ultimate Doom Builder exists. It is a continuation of DB2 (via another continuation) and is more advanced, has much better support for GZDoom and is still actively updated. Its official thread and download links can be found on this forum. ( viewtopic.php?t=66745 )

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