You Can Play Doom (And Loads Of Other Games) Inside Minecraft

Doom is famous for running on everything from graphing calculators to ATMs, so I guess it shouldn’t be too surprising to see it playable here inside another video game, especially since that game is Minecraft.

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It’s possible thanks to the VM Computers mod (via The Verge), which lets you build your own computer in the game using various parts, then use it as a portal to a virtual machine you’ve also got running at the same time.

In the above case, that virtual machine is playing Doom. But for a more meta example, here’s someone playing Minecraft in Minecraft.

Video: Mj11jM

For a quick explainer on how you build the PC and get everything up and running, this vid by Pandemic Playground is pretty good:

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

I don’t like Minecraft, but that doesn’t mean I don’t find it impressive. The idea of this still blows my mind.