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Palace of the Beast

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Zahid

  
Awesome titlepic,brilliant old school map,one of the coolest 94's maps i played..

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NuMetalManiak

  
I didn't like the spiderdemon fight but the rest was cool.

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Guest

  
Aesthetically pleasing, interesting, and just plain fun to play. Worth playing, for sure.

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Excellent wad in gameplay and puzzle terms. Anyone that doesn´t mind playing the original Doom levels shouldn´t miss this.

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Lightning Hunter

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This is one of those rare '94 maps that is actually worth playing. The puzzles and traps are nicely done, and nothing is unfair. The challenge is just about perfect. There is a particularly nice battle against a Spider Mastermind. The theme is a bit inconsistent with base/hell fortress combo, but I can overlook that. A great map overall.

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very good, and new sky is cool ****

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This is dated October 1994. The readme even mentions the forthcoming release of Doom II. It's great fun for something so old, in fact it's entertaining by modern standards. The design is tasteful and it must have been one of the top levels in its day. There's a nice mix of styles and you can wander about to your heart's content. Makes me wonder why spider masterminds and cyberdemons are so attracted to crushers; why do they spend so much time standing under them?

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One of the coolest author names I've seen on /idgames

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This pwad is really good for 1994. It even comes with a new sky and a TITLEPIC. 4/5

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A large, non-linear, well-designed and fairly complex map that is fun and quite challenging to play.

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i'd say its average. It didn't have much appeal to me. 3/5

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    • By guitardz · Posted
      Some very cool techbases with a nice texture set and pallette.  The music is pretty epic.  And it all runs in vanilla! (Or so it is said, I played it in GZDoom)
    • By Philnemba · Posted
      I honestly can't believe that this whole megawad is 100% vanilla compatible and its only the first of THREE episodic megawads! Esselfortium and her team of creative energetic mappers has done an amazing job from the unique texture set, the music, the maps & even the tweaked color palette that fits the mood of the whole thing.    100% highly recommended! 5/5 
    • By Erick · Posted
      A pretty straightforward map to run through, packing in tons of enemies in rooms both big and small. Most of the monsters you'll be killing are E1 monsters such as Zombiemen and Imps, so while there isn't much in monster variety, there are plenty of ways to get them to fight each other which I like. It might be better to try and get as many monsters to start attacking at the same time since once you get the Chaingun, not even the groups of Spectres are much of a threat. Overall though, the map is still fun to blast through if you just want to kill tons of monsters in packs.
    • By NuMetalManiak · Posted
      this is a strange wad, with assets similar to Darkest Hour and other Star Wars-themed wads, many of the maps focus on small killings, as most of the maps are actually small. Pinchy's finale sure makes this worth it. oh yeah, quite a few custom stuff was done. the flamethrower marines were quite annoying, while other monsters gained multiple attacks, new ones, it's all so zany. the maps are pretty well done overall and this is worth a try.
    • By Doomkid · Posted
      Okay, I get it, it's a megawad mainly for speedrunners who are intricately familiar with the mechanics of the game down to the nitty-gritty. A series of challenges/obstacles that, for the most part, seem to be possible but are generally ludicrous (and sometimes outright laughable, in a good way).   This was is not a "pile of junk" as a few have said however it's really, really lacking in a lot of ways. I get that the wad is meant to have a fun-and-not-serious tone despite it's overall extreme difficulty but the texturing looks like the insides of a toilet bowl after a Taco Bell buffet. Seriously, these maps are jealous of how beautiful and futuristic maps like UAC_DEAD look. The DWANGO series looks like fucking Ancient Aliens compared to this.   The MIDIs are lighthearted, silly and fun, which adds a layer of appeal for me personally. I loved seeing Patrick Stewart at the intermission too, rofl   I had some fun with this IDCLEVing through the whole wad and giving each map a try or 2 before moving on to the next but I seriously doubt I'll ever be back. The same idea with better texturing and overall taking itself just a tiny bit more seriously would warrant a higher rating. Ass-ugly texturing, silly MIDIs and a silly titlepic/interpic are fun in their own right so don't take me the wrong way but a lot of it crossed into "looks like the authors gave 0 fucks" category and I just have to take points away for that.   Also,   lol wtf is this bullshit is this a terrywad or somethin i mean jeeeezus   Overall, this is worth a peek just for some fun but unless you're a highly skilled speedrunner that also doesn't mind looking into a crapchute map after map, this probably doesn't really have much for you.
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