Video Game Monster : Cyberdemon – Doom (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

Doom - Cyberdemon

A shock when you first see it, the Cyberdemon of Doom came out of nowhere - never hinted at, never explained and out for blood. Fast, immune to splash damage and not up for any tricks, only the BFG offered you a slim chance of defeating these baddies. Lacking any melee attack, cyberdemons didn't really … Continue reading Video Game Monster : Cyberdemon – Doom (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

Video Game Monster : Imp (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

Nasty, annoying foot soldiers barely above the game's zombified marines, the Imp demons from the original Doom were easy enough to dispatch alone, but when grouped together they became a major hassle to deal with. Hurling fireballs, their claws meant chainsaws and punches weren't an easy solution to these ranged fiends which loved to gather … Continue reading Video Game Monster : Imp (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

Video Game Monster: Cacodemon (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

Either translated using its Greek origins into "evil spirit" (kakodaimon) or from Latin roots as "pooping demon", Doom's iconic cacodemon is instantly recognizable far beyond its player base. With a design ripped from a Dungeon and Dragon's cover for its 1987 Manual of the Planes which featured a wicked looking Astral Dreadnaught by legend Jeff … Continue reading Video Game Monster: Cacodemon (1993) | New 5th Edition Monster

Video Game Monster: Baron of Hell- Doom (1993)| New 5th Edition Monster

A high-ranking demon that hurls balls of green flame at players and resembles nightmarish satyrs, the Baron's of Hells were some of the most powerful enemies in classic Doom. Often bosses and champion's, these horned fiends are tough as a dump truck, nearly as big and are the worst things on two legs since the … Continue reading Video Game Monster: Baron of Hell- Doom (1993)| New 5th Edition Monster

Zombie of the Week: Zombieman – Doom (1993)| New 5th Edition Monster

The FPS that helped re-define the genre, Doom (1993) lets players assume the role of a space marine, the "Doomguy", and fight your way through hordes of invading demons from hell. With heavy D&D influences and references (for instance the beholder-like cacodemon), Doom features all manner of monsters, the least of which is the standard … Continue reading Zombie of the Week: Zombieman – Doom (1993)| New 5th Edition Monster