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E1 MAP01

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The short version:

E1M1 done MAP01 style.

The longer version:

I'm not sure where I got the idea from exactly, but I decided I'd have a go at recreating the original Doom E1M1 in the style of Doom 2 MAP01. In that I think I've succeeded, although there is a little bit more detail in this than the original levels of either Doom 1 or 2, and I couldn't resist using a couple of new flats in places.

After I'd finished the layout, I realise I might as well have ago at improving the gameplay a bit. After all, I know it's the easiest setting, but a grand total of FOUR enemies on I'm Too Young To Die? Now there's 19 on this setting, 32 on medium and 47 on hard.

DM has also been given a fair bit of consideration, and you should find it plays considerably differently than Doom E1M1. Perhaps the most important difference is that the central outdoor area now serves as a crossroads rather than a dead end.

BTW, listen closely and even the E1M1 music has been slightly changed to more closely match the music from MAP01. Ditto for the sky.


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trrobin

  
Quite a neat idea I liked it.

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NorkasAradel

  
A masterful merging of the two maps to be sure.

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cs99cjb

  
A good idea well-executed. Unfortunately, Doom 2's aesthetic sucks a bit in comparison to Doom and this map proves it.

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Guest

  
Liked it!

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Great level, only problem is it makes the original level look embarrassingly badly designed in comparison.

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Haha, awesome. I just wish it was harder. -Tango

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Perfect in just about every respect. To those complaining that it's too short and too easy: well, so are E1M1 and MAP01, so that's the whole point. --5/5

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I am impressed! This level somehow manages to remind of two starting maps of different games at the same time, which actually made it feel like something new and still nostalgic. I would be very pleased to see more maps with similar idea. ****

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It's a nice little blend - like coffee! It felt a bit open at times which kind of ruined the progression, but everything else is pulled off excellently. 4 stars. - Obsidian

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That was pretty damn cool. I'd love to see the rest of Episode 1 get the same treatment.

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A mapper's map,those aren't my favourites but found myself at home looking for secrets of map01 and in the next room for those of e1m1. It's so close too perfection.Another thing I like is the scale, here it's the one of e1m1 but in his other maps as well the scale is always right.If that's undefined it's about the ideal size of a toy car.Kesslers map have their own grand scale, Romero's map have it, Ritenours (vast) but most maps are wrong on this.A recreation of slayer by him would make my week

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One of the best levels I have played in a VERY long time. There are only two gripes: 1: Too damn short 2. Too damn easy!!!!!! (kinda caused by problem 1.)

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Haha, brilliant! :D

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A nice "fusion" of 2 maps - hawkwind,

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That was really cool. You should do the rest of E1 in Doom 2 style! 5/5

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Doesn't offer anything new. 2/5. printz

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Very nice. I loved to read "entryway" at mini map and "Hangar" at intermission screen.

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Cool concept, well-executed. 5/5 -Esselfortium

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this is a great idea. and with the high res texture pack this looks good! 5/5

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I wish there would have been more interest in this, because it is an awesome idea of the author that constantly invokes the feeling you are playing Map01 just with the E1M1 layout. This is a 5 star idea (and thus wad), but even counting only Doom I and II, and not secret levels, there are 960 different ways this can be done, yet this is the only way it actually ever HAS been done, even 9 years later. How about the other 959? Maybe this should be an idea for a community project!

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cool! its like map won of doom1 mixed with map won of doom2 4/5

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Clever concept, familiar areas from E1M1 and MAP01 seamlessly integrated together, textured in Doom 2's brown/green/water style. Some secrets have changed from walk-triggers to switches, so keep your eyes open. Sadly, there's no barrels in the finish room, that was the best part of E1M1! 4/5

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I love it. ~That guy over there

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Wow, what a genius wad. The two levels are melded perfectly. I wish the author would make more of these.

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haha, very cool idea, and it turned out rather well. although i somehow doubt e1m1 wasn't used as the base =P **** -sargebaldy

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      An impressively large and labyrinthine map, even by 2018 standards. It was enjoyable for the most part, with reasonable health and ammo balance, and interesting to explore. My one big complaint is the teleporters - the map would have already been difficult enough to navigate without apparently patternless teleporters all throughout the map!   You can watch my two-part playthrough here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9Zrs5PcljE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhzaiqfM6Uc
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    • By Classicgamer6 · Posted
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    • By Classicgamer6 · Posted
      Hangar is a single GZDoom level that has one of the best uses of 3D floors I've seen. There really isn't much I can say about this level except that is just really solid.
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