Doomlike Dungeons for Minecraft 1.6.4/1.6.5/1.7.2/1.7.4/1.7.5

Whether or not you are a Doom fan, if you enjoy adventure and combat, this mod is sure to entertain you.  User BlackJar72 has crafted Doomlike Dungeons, which adds a much more sophisticated dungeon generation system to the game.

For anyone who has played Doom, describing this mod is simple – in fact, the first two lines should have been enough.  You’ll be seeing a lot of these:




For those who are not familiar with Doom, let’s take this mod step by step.


When creating a new world, Doomlike Dungeons will insert enormous underground labyrinths intermittently.  These dungeons will have a naturally occurring access point.  Alternatively, you might encounter one whilst mining.  If you install this mod and do not wish to start a new world, simply find an inconspicuous location and type:




This will create a Doomlike Dungeon in the chunk that the player is currently located it.  Of course, one should execute this command only once they are well out of range of any building projects.


The dungeons that are created from this mod will consist of many interconnected rooms with more interesting structure than those found in vanilla Minecraft:




Difficulty is mainly based on the swarms of mobs and the maze-like nature of the dungeon.  Mob spawners, chests full of loot, and floods of lava are just some of the entities one might encounter in a Doomlike Dungeon.


This mod is also compatible with several other mods.  In particular, the Lycanite’s Mobs mod will add various traditional Doom enemies to the game.  If used in conjunction with this mod, spawned dungeons will feel a lot more like the original experience:





To get this kind of setup, players must download the config file listed on the mod’s download page.


Finally, the mod’s configuration file allows several properties to be changed.  They are:


  • FrequencyScale – rarity of dungeons in new worlds.  Each additional unit added to this value halves the frequency of dungeons.

  • MinChunkXY – sets a radius of how far away a player must travel from the original spawn point to find a dungeon.

  • Difficulty – changes the amount and level of mobs and mob spawners in dungeons.  Value ranges from 0 (no mobs, but no loot either) to 5 (only for seasoned veterans).

  • NotInEnd – a boolean variable that determines whether or not Doomlike Dungeons can spawn in The End.

  • ExportLists – causes the game to export a list of valuable information for modders.

  • Dimensions – a list of dimensions, which is used by…

  • OnlySpawnInListedDims – setting to true only allows the dungeons to spawn in dimensions listed by the Dimensions variables.  Setting to false only disables spawning for these dimensions.

  • ObeyFeatureSpawningRule – true forces the world to only spawn dungeons if the map settings allows.

  • SpawnWithWorldgen – determines whether dungeons will generate with the rest of the world.


The epic experience of this mod cannot be fully explained – you will just have to download it and try it for yourself!


How to install Doomlike Dungeons for Minecraft 1.6.4/1.6.5/1.7.2/1.7.4/1.7.5


  1. Download and install Minecraft Forge mod loader

  2. Download the latest version of Doomlike Dungeons – this page contains AdFly links, so make sure you wait for the timer to count down in the top right corner and click “skip ad”.  Using AdFly helps support developers.

  3. Hold Windows key and press R to open the Run… dialog, or go to Start > Run.

  4. Enter %appdata% and navigate to your .minecraft/mods folder.

  5. Drag and drop the .zip file downloaded in step 2 into this folder.


What other retro games could you see being turned into an epic Minecraft mod?  Leave your thoughts in the comments.

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