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Castle Of Eternal Carrot In The Sky

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The background to this level is weird... just like the level itself. I had a dream about a very weird Doom level, and when I woke up I remembered the level almost exactly. I couldn't resist building the thing, and here it is... :) As I said, this is almost exactly like in the dream, but I had to make some changes because of engine limits (no RoR etc), design improvements and input from the testers.


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lupinx-Kassman

  
Just as maddening as I remember

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One of my favorite maps of all time!

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Guest

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eat fish eyes, all who gave below 4/5! 5/5 from me, for 'tis k-rad for it's time.

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cs99cjb

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To shreds, you say. Well, how is his sanity holding up? To shreds, you say. Most psychotic map: Discordant music that will make you want to plug your ears, every fucking thing is painful and you're never targeted by fewer than 50 monsters including chaingunners and arch-viles so far away you'll want to call in an airstrike, 4 cyberdemons at close quarters, hoards of teleporting cacodemons. Play if you must but don't blame me if you gnaw your own arm off and lose every shred of compassion and human decency.

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DoomTheRobot

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I wish I had dreams of Doom Wads. - DoomGeek101

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Guest

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Sorry, but I didn't like this wad. I found it to be too detailed and too wide open. I had monsters coming in at me from every angle! It's just not necessary. And the cyberdemons atop each tower? Heh. 3/5

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Would be fun but cockblocking flying monsters completely ruined it.

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Guest

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This does not impress me at all. 3/14/07

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Guest

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interesting, but gameplay seems to be sucky. :(

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NuMetalManiak

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what the hell did i just play

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Guest

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I can't finish, but it's some good olde sniping action @ the beginning. ~1/5 for me not finished :(

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Guest

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Five stars, superb. Huge and detailed and floats in the air, like a bit impossible thing. Odd music which is reminiscent of Michael Nyman; nasty bit with cacodemons. Expansive views. Works with ZDoom; even goes slow on my ageing 1ghz Duron, probably doesn't work on a 486dx2/66. Five stars. I love you, man.

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You cannot ask fore something better looking than
this. Believe me, NOTHING else can touch it.
Better than both Vracks!! GREAT JOB, FRED!!

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Trippy! -Maes

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Guest

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Submediocre in both gameplay and design

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Guest

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Classic. 6/5

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I'd have to say that you remember your dreams pretty damn well. If your claims are true, then your brain capacity far exceeds mine. That caco maze near the end was pretty tough. =/ Now I gotta beat it with 100% kills. >=) **** - Kochipahk

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Hooray for a level with some real expanse in the height dimension. Looks good from any angle. Some fights are hard, but the monsters don't get in the way of you exploring the level. The invisible stairs are fun. 5/5

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awesome stuff, not a fan of the gameplay, but i love the level design.

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the gameplay is easy, shaddap. ***** ~Csonicgo

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Now this is odd. It's a castle level, that floats in the sky. It's mid-sized and very detailed, with some clever 3D catwalks and so forth. The layout is a bit samey and symmetrical, but there's lots of action - most of the monsters attack you at once, and you can provoke some wicked fights. Like most dreams it is strange and hyperviolent, with lots of chaingun sniping. The second bit, with the cacodemons, doesn't really work, but overall it's a kind of masterpiece.

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To all who say it's too wasy, increase the monster speed, make the monsters respawn, play on nightmare, and shuddap! This is greatly detailed and refined maped, GJ. -Chronoteeth

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Best map ever. -- Fred

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Given that this is based on a dream and therefore comes from his subconscious, this level gives an insightful look into the mind of the madman who is Fredrik Johansson.

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Weird, creative, original and evil. I liked it, although a gameplay was a bit frustrating due to the strange layout. Still, I love surreal levels, so try it if you like weird doom levels. 4 stars. -TeH NeXuS

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    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Superb firework display of thousands of fireballs seeming in slow motion because of the vastness - mostly avoidable as they land where you were ages ago; but worth playing just to see it. A HUGE square surrounded by tiers with hundreds of imps and a few others, plus a blockhouse you can enter first to collect ammo.  Fighting through the hundreds of monsters when you get onto the tiers is another matter, overwhelming at UV. I cheated to finish so at least I could review.  Some HOM bugs.
    • By CountArchvile · Posted
      Terrence For fucks sake...
    • By Yura04kizel · Posted
      Laggy hell with 32k monsters and too much invulnerability spheres. Just... total vomit.
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Insanity, with voodoo dolls (see second screenshot).  I get the idea of a shooting gallery if that rocks your boat, but 6000 monsters behind railings- as far as the eye can see, FFS! My PC crawled when I looked towards the invuln spheres (someone said 32 k of them and you can't avoid picking up thousands at a time). In the end I cheated with god mode and no-clipping, and waded in among the chaingunners until I got bored.  
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Simple, clearly a first wad.  All on the flat with big, brightly lit, and architecturally implausible rooms. The first map has two rooms, the second map one, and the third map one plus a kind of exit lobby. You can do one of two things - just run past the monsters and finish (I did it in 35 seconds), or have a bit of fun killing the monsters first. No noticable bugs. I hope the author will go on (or went on) to greater things.
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