Gloom (video game)

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Gloom front.jpg
Cover art
Developer(s)Black Magic Software
Composer(s)Kev Stanard
Platform(s)Amiga, Amiga CD32
Genre(s)First person shooter

Gloom is a 1995 computer game for the Amiga computer. Gloom was the first commercially released Amiga clone of first-person shooter Doom.


Gloom' was developed as Amiga Doom clone by Mark Sibly (programmer) Kurt & Hans Butler (graphics), Laki Schuster (additional artwork) and Kev Stanard (music). A later version of the game, Gloom Deluxe, featured higher resolution graphic modes.

Gloom was followed by Gloom 3.

In January 2017 the assembly and BlitzBasic 2 source code of Gloom was released as public domain software under unlicense on GitHub;[1] the assets were released "for historical and archiving purposes.".[2]


The game was ranked the 18th best game of all time by Amiga Power.[3]


  1. ^ GloomAmiga on GitHub - Source code of Gloom released in May 2017
  2. ^ LICENSE "the license does not cover any other asset within the repository, which is only present for historical and archiving purposes."
  3. ^ "The Ultimate Amiga Power All-Time Top 100". Amiga Power. No. 64. Future Publishing. August 1996. p. 25.

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