Title : OPEN.WAD
Author : Chris Carollo
Misc Author Info : Been DOOMing since 12.10.93
Have yet to be beaten on this level. :}
Email Address : email@example.com
Description : I've tried many a deathmatch level,
and for the most part, I've been
dissatisfied. Many of the levels
I've seen seem too much like 'novelty'
levels, not of the quality or style of
id's original maps.
When I set out to make this level, I
tried to keep in mind the levels from
id, especially E1M1 and E1M5, which
are my favorites for deathmatch. I
also tried to keep the level very small
and open, while always leaving at least
two ways out of any area. The frags
should be quick, but not necessarily
'cheap', because you can normally
get out of any situation in which you
may find yourself.
Some rather kick-ass frags to attempt:
- Shoot a rocket up the open lift from
the courtyard and hit your opponent.
My personal favorite. :)
- Set the lift into the off from the
stone room, but don't fall in. Then
drop down after the lift has fully
lowered, and shoot your opponent.
- Shoot your opponent in mid-air as he
jumps off the hallway into the
* Play Information *
Episode and Level # : E1M1
Single Player : Yes, just to walk through the level.
Cooperative 2-4 Player : Yes, just to walk through the level together.
Deathmatch 2-4 Player : You betcha. Designed for 2-player.
Difficulty Settings : Different damage taken at different levels.
New Sounds : No
New Graphics : No
Demos Replaced : None
* Construction *
Base : New level from scratch
Build Time : 10 hours, not including testing
Editor(s) used : EdMap v1.22 for level creating and editing
DEU 5.21gcc for texture aligning
Known Bugs : None, and I've tested it extensively (25+ hrs
of deathmatching). If you do find any errors,
please mail me.
* Copyright / Permissions *
Authors may NOT use this level as a base to build additional
You MAY distribute this WAD, provided you include this file, with
no modifications. You may distribute this file in any electronic
format (BBS, Diskette, CD, etc) as long as you include this file
* Where to get this WAD *
FTP sites: ftp.cdrom.com