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"Real" elevator demo

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These are demonstration wads that have a real 3d elevator in them. The elevator is real, in that it has an actual shaft, a cable (sort of, it's a static sector that's right up next to the car so it dosen't look like the car is just hovering in the shaft) a car that you can go into, *above and under*, and like most real evelators, you can see the shaft through the spaces in the doorway. I had a real bad habit of doing that when I was a kid that still continues today :)

There are two wads in this pack. "elnormal.wad" is a regular building, while "elflood.wad" features a flooded building with an elevator that is "malfunctioning". Try it and see what happens when you try to go "down" in that one. :)

Note: The "buttons" inside the car and across the room from the shaft's doorway are marked with arrows drawn as sectors, but you can't see them in normal view. Switch to automap and use the IDDT cheat to view them. "elflood.wad" only has incab elevator controls.


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Ça marche pas pantoute ça 0/5

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