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[Live Wallpaper] Doom Live Wallpaper

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By jgittins, Senior Member on 3rd November 2010, 09:00 PM
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I was inspired by the Mario live wallpaper on these forums to make something similar using the Doom sprites. I released it as a beta last week and have been constantly updating it as often as I can.

- Tapping the screen will drop a random powerup after a 5 second countdown (can be disabled in options)
- Powerups are: Medikit, Armor, Shotgun, Chaingun, Rocket Launcher, Plasma Rifle, BFG 9000
- Dragging and dropping one of your homescreen icons will spawn a random demon for the doomguy to fight (can be disabled in options)
- Enemies spawn in pre-programmed waves starting off with a small number of easy enemies and building up to large numbers of tougher demons
- Waves can be completely randomized in the options
- Maximum monsters in the random waves is adjustable from 1-25 (setting to 1 means always single monster in each wave, setting to 25 means random number of monsters between 1 and 25 will spawn)
- Adjustable animation speed and sprite size
- Statistics screen in the settings that shows number of kills, number of deaths and number of powerups collected by the doomguy
- 4 different image backgrounds will cycle. Options allow to choose your favourite and not show the others, or disable backgrounds completely which can improve performance and reduce battery drain.
- Create a sequence of custom backgrounds from images in your gallery.
- Currently features the following characters

- Game mode allows you to "play" the wallpaper full screen with visible health and armor and high scores.

The response has been very positive so far, it was even mentioned on the xda-developers blog, and engadget.

It's free, but does contain an admob ad in the settings (same as mario live wallpaper). - This is why it requires internet permission.

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9th November 2010, 01:27 AM |#2  
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I'm loving it. Great job man.
16th November 2010, 12:50 PM |#3  
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Absolutely fun to watch.

Perhaps deaths/max kills per life/current kills counter would be fun
16th November 2010, 02:39 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by cartman09

Absolutely fun to watch.

Perhaps deaths/max kills per life/current kills counter would be fun

Yeah I've been thinking about adding a sort of game mode where you have more control over his movements and you can see his health + ammo. But I don't have much time to spend developing it at the moment.

I'm currently working on improving the AI so the monsters can fight each other like they do in the original Doom.
17th November 2010, 04:53 PM |#5  
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Awesome! Thanks for your work!
17th November 2010, 06:05 PM |#6  
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Awesome even on slow processors (msm7xxx)

u rule man !!
17th November 2010, 06:35 PM |#7  
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17th November 2010, 06:53 PM |#8  
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Sweet, keep updating please
18th November 2010, 12:05 AM |#9  
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Sick! I hate using live wallpapers because of battery usage but I love Doom so much this is well worth it
18th November 2010, 12:37 AM |#10  
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Soo awesome!

it is possible to add a settings to keep on one 'screen'.
i hate it when i can't see him shooting imps when i'm on a different screen
18th November 2010, 12:45 AM |#11  
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nube question
Hey I'm new to the Droid experience. What do you mean by scan the barcode? Is there an app for doing that?


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