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Heretic is a fantasy first-person shooter based on the engine of Doom. Its sequel is Hexen. Many utilities that support Doom can be used for Heretic as well.


The following tools are able to work with this game.

Name PlatformGroup/archives Levels Graphics Music Sounds Text Saves .exe patch Notes
Camoto Windows/LinuxEditNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Camoto/gamearchive.js AnyEditNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Eureka Windows/Mac/LinuxNoEditNoNoNoNoNoNo
SLADE Windows/MacEditEditEditEditEditNoNoNo
DeuTex DOS/LinuxEditNoEditEditEditNoNoNo
MIDI2MUS DOSNoNoNoConvertNoNoNoNo Occasionally, some MIDI files may produce conversion errors.
HHE DOSNoNoNoNoNoEditNoEdit Can be made to work with any EXE revision via INI adjustments, but some labels are accurate only for v1.0.

File formats

The following file formats are used by this game.

Filename Format Details
HERETIC.EXE Heretic Executable Main game program
N/A B800 Text Loading and exit text screens
N/A MUS Format Background music
GENMIDI OP2 Bank Format FM patches for MUS/MIDI music
N/A VOC Format Sound effects
*.wad WAD Format Archive storing most of the game's data files

More detail

There is extensive information already on the Doom wiki.

Some modding-relevant pages include: