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DOOM is merely a continuation in a long western tradition of artistic depictions of hell, but with a distinctly American twist. in Dantes inferno Dante goes to hell to learn about it. in DOOM you go to hell to kick its ass. in this essay i will

@dankwraith featuring Dante Alighieri from the Devil May Cry series

@dankwraith in doom you go to hell because elon musk went to mars and opened the hellmouth

@dankwraith "Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon..." -Terry Prachett

@Snorlaxation @dankwraith

when in doubt, discharge a round to see what happens*

* THIS IS LEGALLY AND OTHERWISE UNADVISABLE BEHAVIOR, DO NOT DO THIS

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