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origwad.zip

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This is an experimental PWAD file for use with DOOM. It is rather simple since I cannot generate the nodes structure for anything much more complex than this. This level has been generated entirely by hand. No editors were used to produce it.


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BluB0x

  
One of the most important piece of Doom WADs history. I don't why people gave it 2 star and lower, It's a TEST level and it was made by HAND.

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Combinebobnt

  
plays better than any joe-ilya map

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bzzrak

  
The most hard-core WAD ever, that's sure. The first WAD ever, that's sure too. Enough for a 5/5? Hell yes.

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fireguy99

  
Historic part of doom history.

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Zahid

  
This Historic and Legendary Piece of Art Should have Auto-Rating of 5 stars..

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joe-ilya

  
Bland and has no gameplay, not to mention this wad is just an experiment.

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Memfis

  
Absolutely legendary. Perhaps the most amazing thing about it is the fact that it actually still plays well! Of course you can exit in 2 seconds if you want, but try to get 100% kills and you'll realize that it's quite a challenge, especially if you're not so good at punching.

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Guest

  
It's even playable!

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DoomTheRobot

  
This is the true and legendary, first wad ever.

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Guest

  
I get that it's the first WAD, and it's experimental but it's pretty short and bland.

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Guest

  
The effort is certainly admirable, but even in 1994 there was no reason to actually play this.

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fraggle

  
Anyone giving this less than five stars doesn't understand what it is. This level was released only three months after Doom was first released, when most of the WAD file format was still being figured out. There were no editors or tools - this entire file was constructed by hand. But it's the first fan-made level that led to all the others that have followed since.

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tempdecal.wad

· Edited by dmg_64

  

What a RIPOFF !!

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Guest

  
Being first place, and made with an HEX editor... 5/5

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OK doodz, it's the first was and all but the comments about "detail" and "gameplay" are just ridiculous. It's just two rooms and a few monsters, basically what the author could build by hex-editing without blowing his mind trying to generate BSP nodes by hand...surely has historical value for all us Doom fans but everything beyond that is ridiculous. Heh, what next, oridwad remakes/tributes ? 3/5 -Maes

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For the first fanmade wad ever made, it sure as hell is fucking hardcore! Never in my dooming life have I ever seen such a hard single level that isn't just plain cheap.

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I applaud you on an astronomically epic win, my friend

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To the people giving this low scores: show some respect! This was done before there were editors, and in that context, it's very well done. Truly historic.

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Extremely hard to kill all of the monsters with such little ammo. Even if every bullet/pellet hits its target, you'll still have to punch an angry Baron 50+ times. Nonetheless, obligatory 5 stars.

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I have yet to find a video game experience more engrossing than this wad.

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Made with a hex editor? Wow.

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The very first. Legendary.

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I tried running it in gzdoom and it just plays the normal doom level so I don't know what it's like. So I can't rate.

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Legendary just for being the first wad ever.

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First wad, by far the best.

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  • File Reviews

    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Absolutely ludicrous, Now I need a new keyboard. Technically as bad as a wad can be, surely deliberate. I like to check out low-rated wads, so it's a pity that some clowns gave this  (and other bad ones) 5 stars, because averaged with correct low scores they end up with a middling rating and can be missed.
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Would not play with PRBoom, with errors about missing files : FluidR3_GM.sf2 and STARTAN2.  These were not provided in the zip file.    
    • By MajorRawne · Posted
      The map author left the words "how not" out of his description, I'll let you figure out where.
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      More tripe.  Huge badly designed and featureless rooms that give you leg ache just watching going through them. The opposition from monsters is pitiful. 
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      A busted crock of shit. The map is random scribble, it's insane.  Why do they upload this tripe?  The third screenshot above gives an idea what to expect.
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