Just when we thought the year of the selfie was coming to a close, the selfie stick brought it all back. Now a modder is sending them to Mars.
InstaDoom is a new mod from DoomWorld user Linguica that adds a selfie mode to the 22-year-old first-person shooter.
The ability to take a selfie, as seen in Grand Theft Auto V and The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker on Wii U, was a huge step up from simply taking a screenshot in the gaming days of yore. It turned the act of taking a picture into an action actually carried out by your character in-game. But do you think Doomguy, master of ridiculous armaments and wielder of the BFG, would be content with pedestrian arm’s-length selfies?
Surely not. He carries a BFSS.
With the mod installed, certain weapon drops throughout the game have been replaced with the selfie stick. It really ups your selfie game—just look at that framing!
Of course, the Mars-invading denizens of Hell respond about as well to Doomguy’s selfie stick as we do to that tourist at the Met, so you might have to put down the camera and defend yourself from time to time. Luckily this leaves you with a nice pile of corpses to backdrop your next shot. Remember to observe the rule of thirds!
Once you’re done taking that shot, be sure to tweak it for maximum Facebook impact by adding one of the 37 included Instagram-style hipster color filters. Hell looks great in Valencia.