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id Software Anthology / Book of id

id Software Anthology / Book of id
id Software Anthology / Book of id

SystemWindows 95/98

id Software

Windows 95/98

Release Date: 11/30/1996
Manufacturer: id Software
The id Anthology was a collection released in 1996 by id Software of all the games they had so far made. This not only includes all of the Doom games prior to Doom 3, but also Quake, Wolfenstein 3D and every game in the Commander Keen series. However, it does not contain Heretic and Hexen, which id co-developed with Raven Software. In total there are 19 games contained on four CDs.

The anthology is particularly prized by collectors, as it contains not only the games, but various collectible items. These are:

  • The Book of id, a book that details the history of id Software.
  • A poster
  • An id Anthology phone card.
  • Two dog tags with the id logo and the id Anthology logo
  • A pewter Cyberdemon miniature.
  • A black t-shirt with the id Anthology logo.
  • The Doom comic.
The id Anthology is often found for sale on eBay, where it can reach hundreds of dollars in price. The value increases if the collection is complete; often, some or all of the collectible items are missing.

Only 10,000 copies of the id Anthology were sold.

Our copy only contains the book / folder with the 4 CD's.

CD 1 'Vintage':

  • Catacombs 3D
  • Commander Keen: Invasion of the Vorticons
  • Commander Keen: Goodbye Galaxy
  • Commander Keen: Aliens ate my Baby Sitter!
  • Commander Keen: Keen Dreams
  • Dangerous Dave
  • Hover Tank
  • Rescue Rover
  • Rescue Rover 2
  • Shadow Knights
  • Soldax
  • Spear of Destiny
  • The Catacomb
  • Wolfenstein 3D
CD 2 'Doom':
  • Doom II: Hell on Earth
  • Final Doom
  • Master Levels for Doom II
  • The Ultimate Doom
CD 3 'Quake':
  • Quake
CD 4 'Mac':
  • Doom II: Hell on Earth
  • Final Doom
  • The Ultimate Doom
  • Wolfenstein 3D

id Software Anthology / Book of id CD-ROM
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