Install Doom 3 on Raspberry Pi
Doom 3 is a 2004 horror first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Activision.
In this game a massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporation's (UAC) Mars Research Facility, leaving only chaos and horror in its wake.
As one of only a few survivors, you must fight your way to hell and back against a horde of evil monsters.
To run: Menu -> Games -> Doom3Demo
To run in a terminal: cd ~/Doom3Demo ; ~/Doom3Demo/dhewm3
Fortunately, Doom 3 is very easy to install on your Raspberry Pi in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Raspberry Pi.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Doom 3.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS, which is currently version Bookworm.
Raspberry Pi OS has 32-bit and 64-bit variants, both of which will run on most Raspberry Pi computers, including the Pi 3, Pi 4, and Pi5.
Doom 3 will run on either PiOS 32-bit or 64-bit.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Raspberry Pi with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Install Doom 3
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Doom 3.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Games category.
Now scroll down to find Doom 3 in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Doom 3 for you!