I already posted this on the Doom Wiki, but since the Fallout series is also involved in my theory, I thought I'd share it here as well:
For those unaware, the "Zeniverse" is a hypothetical shared universe that contains the various series owned by ZeniMax Media and the companies they either own (Bethesda and id) or are associated with to some degree (Interplay, Raven Software, Obsidian Entertainment, Black Isle Studios, etc.). This includes Rage, Doom, Wolfenstein, Fallout, and The Elder Scrolls (among others). Since for a number of reasons, there's no way that all these series can possibly follow a linear timeline, I'm taking a page out of Nintendo's book by proposing that alternate timelines are involved.
Timeline one: Classic Era (BJ kills …Read more >