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Single player map for Doom2.


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I agree Brun Ohn to the letter.

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Lots of clever trap designs all thrown in a map together, the mazes aren't as bad as the above makes them out to be, infact the first one is quite good. Fairly easy due to monster-constricting snipe spots there being just enough health to stay at 100. Very square construction, but that's ok. This is so different to the maps almost everyone else makes, it's a refreshing change. I like it. 4/5

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Woo, links are fucked up. I've found it by clicking on "Palladium Electroplate Facility". Newstuff chronicles are bit messed this time :) Anyway, perdido02 is pretty average. Few good ideas, not bad gameplay, but overall bit bare. 3/5 -- Brun Ohn

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This is dated April 2004. It's Map01. You fight 215 baddies in a level that, design-wise, is on the cusp that separates minimalism and crudity. It looks very old-fashioned and undetailed but has a clean approach, although the brick texture makes it look a bit toytown). The gameplay is solid although easy, ruined a bit by a pair of mazes. Oddly damp ending, with the boss battle about 4/5 of the way through. Rocket launcher secret inaccessible as far as I can see.

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    • By amackert · Posted
      I made the mistake of putting this on UV for my first playthrough. Oops. It was insanely brutal and I didn't have a lot of fun with it. However, after checking out the readme, as suggested I went back for another run on HMP. It's impressive to see the huge difference in difficulty and I appreciate the effort in differentiating the various skill level choices. I definitely recommend new players play it on HMP or lower, that way you can really appreciate the excellent architecture and interesting color scheme, as well as that soothing DKC music that makes for a unique vibe. 4/5 for a HMP playthrough. The only thing lacking here is the amount of maps, and that's OK. I'd just love to see more in this style.   Rating when played on UV: 2/5. For extreme masochists only.
    • By Gato606 · Posted
      It's a very impressive megawad with a nice themed ancient Egypt atmosphere, with very nice choosing of textures to contribute to that theme, very nice architecture and impressive (and very risky) twist on the story going from ancient Egypt to alien spaceships, without using hi-pitched colors like in Ancient Aliens. Also, very tough megawad, if you're masochist enough, you can play it with Complex Doom and add LCA for more doses of pain.
    • By whirledtsar · Posted
      It's okay. Quite easy due to the abundance of artifacts, mana, & health. The level design is fine, nothing special. The only truly bad part was the unmarked puzzle bookcases, forcing you to wallhump the entire library as a last resort. Otherwise it's pretty simple stuff, running around finding keys and smashing monsters. The texturing and lighting aren't fantastic but aren't noticeably bad either. The only glaring issue is that many windows just show a wall textured with the sky texture rather than an area with a sky ceiling. Yet there are perfectly normal outdoor areas. Perhaps the author only figured it out skies halfway through development? Anyways, this is worth your time if you want an hour or two of simple Hexen fun.
    • By yourusernamee · Posted
      loved all of it except map20. that map sucked the life out of me. really great stuff all around.
    • By Gato606 · Posted
      It's a nice wad overall, nice map design, textures and monster placement, enjoyed playing on D-Touch (GZDoom1.8) with Dude4th weapon mod.  My only complain would be the secrets, they have very few to no clues about their position.  There was a problem on E3M5 on the secrets around the squared starting room with stairs, the wall closes and let me stuck inside, had to use idclip to get out from those secret rooms.
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