Anyway, mirror of the game: http://www.phoboslab.org/crap/wolf3d/
Uploading the video now... : http://www.phoboslab.org/crap/wolf3d/commentary.flv
For those who just want to play directly:
Just speculation, but compiling might have led to a faster result (the compiled Doom was faster than this).
edit: Nevermind, looks like it renders using divs and not canvas. I guess they focused on compatibility with as many browsers as possible and not on performance.
He talks about how he specifically designed wolf3d so that you could just "bang enter a couple of times" and be into the game while modern AAA titles can have complex interfaces.
Also how you should be able to hack together the core concepts of a good game with a small team in a few months (as they did with wolf3d).
Is .at now on the axis of evil?
This doesn't have that!!!!
My first addiction: Space Invaders (1982-84)
Next major addiction: Test Drive (1989-90)
Thereafter: Hacking in some form or other... little time for games. :)
It is buggy on "purpuse" in some kind of way ...
You can rebind the keys in the options.
(link in german, obviously :) )
Your link is about a different game by the way.
As a german it is not forbidden to access such material from all I know. It is also not forbidden to own it or play it. You are "just" not allowed to promote/buy/talk/provide it to others.
I speak, of course, of DOOM - in pure CSS. The gold standard of...I'm not sure, but it's gotta be something.