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The /newstuff Chronicles #472
Zalewa on Bauhaus: If it's not the best WAD that I have played recently, it's definitely one of the best. The fact that it's been mentioned on the "runners up" list in 2014 Cacowards speaks for itself, although I believe that it clearly deserved to be up there with the "top ten". Everything here isn't just done well, it's done beyond well, and it's also original, refreshing and very atmospheric. (more)

ZDaemon Thursday Night Survival #186 - Community Chest 4 (Part 1)

We re-run inside the chest of many high quality maps assembled by the best mappers in the Doom community. Get ready for a long journey in this two-part adventure!

  • Skill: Ultra Violence
  • IWAD: doom2 or freedoom070
  • PWADs: CC4
  • Maps: map01-16, 31-32
  • Lives: 1
  • Euro session: 19:00 GMT @ [L@P] - Germany, Europe
  • US session: 19:00 EST @ DUI - New Jersey, USA
  • Date: 5th March 2015
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Odamex Nitro #182 - Lazarus1j DM

This week we will close off February with Lazarus1j, a 26-level Deathmatch set by Chaindude, Midian, GhoulSlayer, Cybershark, Mephisto, HoboMaster22, and Devi. The maps are fairly small, allowing for some fast-paced games.

Date: Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Session Start: 20:00 EST (1:00 GMT)
WADs: lazarus1j.wad
Maps: 26 (MAP01-26)
Mode: 16-player Deathmatch

If you want to join up and don't have Odamex yet, head over to the Odamex site and get yourself 0.7.0. Don't forget to also check out and join the Odamex Steam Group for information on updates and announcements.

Bonus Devs Play Doom video featuring Arcadia Demade

Another Devs Play Doom video popped up, with JP LeBreton and John Romero playing through JP's Arcadia Demade. Plenty more interesting insights from the two of them. Watch it here.

Zandronum Friday Night Fragfest #259: 32in24-10 Instagib DM and Metroid SFM-DM TLMS

Get ready for giblets galore in 32in24-10 Instagib! North America will be taking a more mechanized approach to death with Metroid Dreadnought. As always, happy fragging!

European FNF
When: February 27th, 2015, 19:00 UTC
Where: Grandvoid, UK
WADs: 32in24-10, railgun, ZandroSpree, NewTextColours
Mode: 24-Player Deathmatch (instagib)
Maplist: MAP01-03, 05, 08-09, 12, 14, 16-24, 27-28, 30-32, 36, 39

American FNF
When: February 27th, 2015, 20:00 EDT
Where: Best Ever servers
WADs: SFM-DM, Metroid Dreadnought, NewTextColours
Mode: 32-Player Team Last Man Standing
Maplist: SFDM01-02, 05-06, 10-11, 14, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28-30, 32-34

If you want to join, you'll need to download the latest version of Zandronum. You can find out anything else you need to know about Zandronum here. More specific details for this event can be found here. If you need help setting up Zandronum, please look here.

John Romero talks Doom on CNN

John Romero was on CNN last week and discussed Doom among other things briefly. You can check out the roughly two-minute-long video here.

Doom Radio interviews mouldy

An interview with mouldy has recently been posted at Doom Radio. mouldy aka Cyriak released (somewhat) recently Going Down, a 2014 Cacoward-winner, which makes up a significant part of the discussion.

ZDaemon Thursday Night Survival #185 - 32in24-14 (Part I)

Merry Christmas, fellow Doomers!... Well, it might be the end of winter, but it's time for us to play through this still fresh 42 maps long speedmap megawad and uncover the story How the Hamburglar Stole Christmas. Hope to see you there!

  • Skill: Ultra Violence
  • IWAD: doom2 or freedoom070
  • PWADs: 32in24-14
  • Maps: map01-27
  • Lives: 1
  • Euro session: 19:00 GMT @ [L@P] - Germany, Europe
  • US session: 19:00 EST @ DUI - New Jersey, USA
  • Date: 26th February 2015
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