I think I'm supposed to turn with the arrow keys, but strafe with WASD. The game begins to stutter and break if I touch the mouse, as if the 90’s themselves are punishing my modern sensibilities. It feels like I’m playing a strange experiment, a weird offshoot in FPS design. It strikes me that original DOOM is both exactly that and exactly the opposite.
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