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Suspended in Dusk

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A set of four levels, which all push the limits of the good ol' vanilla Doom.

If your computer refuses to cooperate with doom2.exe, I recommend Chocolate Doom: http://chocolate-doom.sourceforge.net/

Has also been tested and found functional on ZDoom. Other ports may or may not break some effects. I really don't recommend playing this on a 3D-accelerated port.


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To the reviewer 2 posts up: This wad was Espi's best work, and has gained a popularity based on that. To your credit, though, it has gotten much more exposure since his death, leading to more people rating it.

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To the guy 3 reviews above: Boring??? Boring to you maybe, a person who lacks reasonable intelligence or artistic appreciation. To the rest of us, this wad is godlike.

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Voi nenä, this wins. :D -Hobo

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Thank you very much. 5/5

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This is expertly designed, and if you can overlook the time-consuming and flow-breaking effects of the complex areas, you won't be disappointed. But it's short, and we're dumped back to Hell On Earth just as things really start to pick up (but not before seeing some of the best mid-texture construction conceived). All the same, great work Espi. A wonderful addition to the list of legendary WADs. Rating: 4/5 -- Entropy

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excellent review above, regarding the 4 levels. A five star wad with the exception of having to run around a little too much, in map 3, because I didn't blow the exploding barrels, but otherwise , 4.5

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Ressurrects an authentic retro feel while still being up to standard today. My only complaint is it was so short. *****

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Godlike mapping. 5/5

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Awesome wad!!!

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Difference, ladies and gentlemen. Sometimes you just want a break from hundred-monster kill-a-thons and for that, you can't do much better than SID. My sole complaint is a certain "sterility" in the design. There's only so much that can be done with sheer architecture -- let alone with Vanilla limitations -- and gorgeous as they are, lots of rooms definitely could've done with more actor-based decoration to complement the architecture. -Lioyd

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Well, what can I say. I really expected something more from the top rated wad on Doomworld. The levels are confusing as fuck, simply put. It's a very linear mapset, but it tries to feel non-linear, so it winds up winding around in circles, leaving the player simply lost. Impressive architecture and new textures, all very nice, but it simply isn't fun, and is, in fact, actually boring and more like work rather than a game. Sorry Espi, 3/5. R.I.P.

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By far the best vanilla wad ever created, don't miss out on this one. However, I ran around for quite a while in circles looking for the missed keycard which was in some obscure corridor I had passed earlier. :p Probably my fault and not the mappers though. 5/5 RIP Espi

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Utterly beautiful and the fact that it's a plain vanilla WAD makes it even more impressive.

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If all Doom wads looked as beautiful and played as fantastically as Suspended in Dusk, we would have all died of pleasure overload a long time ago. The only bad thing about this wad is that there are only four levels, meaning the awesomeness is over far too soon. Here's hoping Espi eventually gets inspired to make a sequel; Suspended at Night, perhaps? This would get 10/5 if possible, but alas I'll have to settle for 5/5.

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Looks great but plays a bit dull - 3/5

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One of the best wads to date. 5/5 - Netherstorm R.I.P Espi! Have fun in the afterlife!

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as exciting as wearing underpants

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I usually don't like large tech bases you can get lost in, but this one rocked. Not too mazey, and pretty as all get out. Mapper kicks butt. 5/5 GreazyShorts

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The best part of this WAD is the new textures. They are a great resource for any DOOM modder. The levels themselves are visually fantastic. However, most of the areas just seem like filler as you pass through the 100th STARGR*-textured room. The levels are pointlessly huge. There isn't a single memorable fight in it. People need to put as much effort into gameplay as they do into aesthetics. 3/5

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Thanks for the ride Espi. RIP man.

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Nice work Epsi, I like the different textures, pistol, SSG and chaingun sounds. This one will also be added to my collection. You've got a good title there for these (Suspended in Dusk) but a nice titlepic and a [deh] file for the map names would finish this off nicely. 4/5 stars. -Zane

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5/5 Very good work from Espi. Those layouts are damn great. RIP man ...

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best vanilla wad ever. 5/5

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It's been a while since I've had a WAD truly blow my mind. Chock-full of "How the hell did he...?" moments. Gameplay isn't quite my favorite, but I really don't care. So atmospheric and engine-stretching. RIP Espi. You were a great level designed. 5/5 -Snakes

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Well, this guy certainly loved grey... the gameplay was nice and challenging, but oftentimes I was confused of where to go next and sometimes I didn't know if I have been in a place before or not because all corridors looked alike. 4/5

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  • File Reviews

    • By H3XM0D · Posted
      Satire. Seems deliberate. But what are they mocking?
    • By Vanessa · Posted
      "A small map for Doom II, but loaded with quality!"

      this was a huge fucking waste of my time. I am now going to delete myself from earth to hide from the EMBARRASSMENT that is playing this mod.
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Absolutely ludicrous, Now I need a new keyboard. Technically as bad as a wad can be, surely deliberate. I like to check out low-rated wads, so it's a pity that some clowns gave this  (and other bad ones) 5 stars, because averaged with correct low scores they end up with a middling rating and can be missed.
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Would not play with PRBoom, with errors about missing files : FluidR3_GM.sf2 and STARTAN2.  These were not provided in the zip file.    
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