Is This the Most Ridiculous Way to Play Doom Yet?

That aspect ratio is... not ideal.

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Doom may be over 20 years old, but that doesn't mean you can't play it on bleeding-edge tech: it's now playable on the new MacBook Pro's touch bar.

The touch bar replaces the traditional function keys as a digital, more versatile input--and it can seemingly be reconfigured to display the original Doom!

A video from YouTube user diffractive - b3ll shows the 1993 classic running in the new laptop's control strip, though it's not clear how the protagonist is controlled. And the aspect ratio might not be the most conducive to playing the game well…

Doom seems to attract a pretty dedicated fanbase: other recent oddities have included new Doom's weapons being modded into the original, and Wolfenstein 3D being playable inside an old in-game Doom arcade machine.

That not crazy enough for you? How about Doom on an Inkjet printer, or even an ATM?

If you prefer your games new and on an actual games console or, y'know, a proper monitor, you might like to check out our Doom (2016) review.

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Com'on man, film from above. The filming angle makes it nigh impossible to see.

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Macs- is 50 dollar hardware where you pay a 1000 for the logo. Value!

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He has to play Doom cause Macs can't play anything past 2000.

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@sellingthings: even if it's not true Apple/mac is always underpowered and outdated on release but repackaged in some shiny new plastic.......

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@sellingthings: yeah 1 game ever ran on Mac Donalds......*Kelso: BURN!*

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@sellingthings: did they get the Le Big Mac or the Royale With Cheese with that???? heh lolz

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When can we see this on my Ti-84plus? Thank you!

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The never ending conquest of the original Doom.

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See? We don't need teraflops to have fun

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You'll go blind if you keep playing with that.

No, not your penis.

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Reminds me of that Styx song "Too Much Time on My Hands."

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What's the point????

hey lets put Doom on a ATM machine...bravo, you made me laugh.....

hey let's put Doom on a macbook.....the touch bar I mean.......I am not amused......WHY???

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People get paid for these articles?

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