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Doom Redemption

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A 'tribute' to Doom 1. All the styles of episodes 1, 2, 3 (and even 4) squished into a 9 map episode.

This wad doesn't use any ZDoom features that are not seen in the original doom, except for HUD messages at the start of each level, and of course the features that come with Hexen format maps.


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Zalewa

  
Excellently paced Doom 1 WAD with interesting levels, nice visuals and good trap ideas.

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One of the best Doom I episodes that combine most (or all) of the original game's styles into a single 9-level package. A must play for any Classic Doom fan. Also very nice music remixes to top it off (although why is 'Suspense' from E1M5 used in an E2 style map here? Additionally, I cannot recognize what the secret level music is a remix of, does anyone know?).

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Excellent megawad! One of the most enjoyable I've played. 5/5

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Well it's not a megawad. Too bad, as this is very clearly one of the top classic style mapsets around. The upgraded music is truly icing on the cake. This was absolutely robbed not being in the top 10 of 2003.

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A pretty good set, only complaint is that a few levels could have used a bit more detail. Still nice looking though, and very good to play, in other words a fine tribute wad - 4 stars.

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Really good set of levels inspired by Ultimate Doom. The music might not appeal to everyone but the levels themselves are great.

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I cannot get over how the first E2 level was so like the original. That was a true spiritual successor to E2M1-6. The last level left a little to be desired, though. It did look very nice at least.

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I think the E3/E4 style needs more playing time (finding M9 helps though), and this could have been virtually a non-complaint had M8 just been constructed as a full level ending with a boss rather than boss only, but otherwise, these levels are awesome and really excel at their goals. 5/5 (Taking note it's ZDoom only, it could have been fixed also if you just made an episode w/ more than 9 levels, and you could do some tweaks to make M9 mandatory and M0 the real secret. But that's speculation.)

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This is an excellent Doom inspired episode. I loved every minute. As for the detail, I was too busy spraying the walls with blood and guts. Nice job SlayeR. 5/5

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A very enjoyable mapset with great sounding music remixes. A tad more health items at the end would have been better for higher difficulties(Cyberde mons and Mastermind with 15% health after the barons and shotgunners? Sometimes that supercharge isn't enough). A bit less "spamming" of cacodemons and greater variety of enemies would have also been an improvement. 4/5

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I cannot heap enough praise onto this awesome WAD. It's a great remake, with some sneaky traps that scare you, and clever level design obviously inspired by E1 but not a blatant copy like most end up making. A good fun challenge, sometimes you have to conserve ammo, but it's not impossibly difficult, and everyone loves chainsawing Cacos. The music has all been redone in MOD format, and sounds absolutely amazing. The best WAD I have ever played! 6/5 -jj

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xxbio Warfare11

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E1M8 most original epic boss fight with classic doom feel. This wad totally captured the whole "I just wana see whats next!" I may even run through it again. Best wad Ive played in awhile since Eviltech. Classic doom look and feel.

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... A bit more detail?!? Hey???... No matter what!! Anonymous sucks... Great gameplay, beautiful architecture, secrets not too well secretly kept. Awesome megawad, in the same spirit than the original Doom, which is very rare. It should stay legendary and the name of SlayeR (so deeply involved with ZdoomGl) on top of the Best'Of Mappers, with Dittohead. - Jive

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Deeforce

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The soundtrack: rofl! This wad gets 5/5 stars very easily!

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One of the most memorable Doom wads I've played, I absolutely love this one. Just oompleted it on UV and I got a real sense of satisfaction, the levels seem to get better and better. Without doubt a Doom classic!

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CyberBaron

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A clever concept pulled off with flair. The levels are fun but challenging, the story is understated but well done, and the music is an excellent take on the original score. Well done.

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  • File Reviews

    • By Thrustpeak · Posted
      Despite a few maps here and there that didn't sit too well with me—the good so heavily outweighs the bad that I can't give it anything but 5 stars. Map 12 may be one of the best I've played. 
    • By SilverMiner · Posted
      Unplayable untested garbage
    • By Spooner5020 · Posted
      Kinda surprised there are no reviews for this yet. So I guess i'll be the first to review it. So this is apparently based on The Tick character (mainly the cartoon version) and uses sounds and graphics taken from the cartoon show. I played this a lot as a kid not really knowing too much about the Tick except for the live action show on Fox with Patrick Warburton. The wad itself is fine. Nothing too special. It's really just another Simpsons Doom/South park doom graphics and sounds replacement. It's not terrible just kinda hard to recommend. I'm only giving this 4 stars cause this brings back childhood memories of me playing this wad and having fun with it.
    • By Spooner5020 · Posted
      This is my first review on this website. I know this is a very old WAD for Doom 2, but the fact that someone actually took the time to make a Partial Conversion of Doctor Who for Doom 2 is pretty impressive in my opinion. It also helps that this Doom wad took inspiration from the 4th Doctor Tom Baker who is one of my favorite Doctors (my main favorite being the 9th Christopher Eccleston. I always found it odd that the pistol replacement was the Sonic Screwdriver cause I've never seen it used as a weapon, but more as a tool, but I guess it works for this. I also loved hearing a rendition of the Doctor Who theme in the first level. I wish I knew who's theme it was supposed to be because it sounds really good. The enemy replacements are really creative too. Daleks replacing the Imps was brilliant. The only thing I kinda wished about this was that there were new levels. Again it's not a huge issue considering that probably around the time this came out it would have taken some time for new levels.   I really don't think this wad gets the attention it deserves and is very overlooked. If you are a Doctor Who fan you should check it out. 10/10 from me.
    • By C3ntralPr0cessing · Posted
      Part of the second and third episode are quite a lot of fun and very competently made! Unfortunately, the first 15 maps or so are really bland and easy.
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