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SymOcean

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Aquatic adventures with lots of islands / boats etc.! This is the first in the SYMO series, set in a nice seascape setting. Nice until Hell stepped in that is. You'd better do something about it then.


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Memfis

  

Interesting mysterious level where confusing progression only adds to the charm. Like most wads uploaded by Grazza, it shows a unique artistic vision and doesn't remind you of anything else. The map begins with a puzzle that I can't call fair or logical, but what follows is much better. Don't expect any exciting combat here, play it for the adventure aspect only.

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Quite amateurish level with too many technical problems, alomst zero ambiance, and remarkably poor gameplay. Has a few potentially nice details, but they haven't been worked-out properly. Overall: 1* for the effort. BTW @ 3 above: giving this map 5* legendary can indeed be described with the word bizar.

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I didn't finish this map because I was expecting an outdoor tropical island area with lots of water (maybe even some swimming)... instead all I got were a few dead trees, what could generously be called a creek and an otherwise mostly indoor level. This has nothing to do with the ocean. Gameplay's not bad, but nothing to write home about either.

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Appears as if the map maker was trying to plot a murder massacre with just a pistol on some oceanfront beach somewhere, because there are no other weapons in this map whatsoever, & such could be the only explanation for making such a pretty map so senseless.

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Some bizarre comments here. You quickly get a shotgun and a chaingun from the enemies, and that is plenty. It's a very creative map with some nice touches (e.g. "submerge" and "down periscope"). Tip: if you want to get the red key quickly, you can grab it (and escape) with an easy strafe jump.

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large, ugly map. it was an interesting concept but poorly executed. this was not fun to play. 1/5

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I ran out of ammo long before it got interesting.

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  • File Reviews

    • By Doomkid · Posted
      Why the hell have I not been using this. Incredible, 5 stars.
    • By wolfmcbeard · Posted
      It was difficult for me, but I enjoyed it, a few more ammo pick ups and maybe some health too, but other than that it's a good level.
    • By wolfmcbeard · Posted
      I should've heeded the warnings from the other reviews...
    • By Gato606 · Posted
      Horrible and unenjoyable, it's what I can say about this megawad.  Does it really need to be archviles and cyberdemons in every corner and tight corridors, ambushing with nowhere to go?  Yes, textures are very monotonous, and you got corridor after corridor with same floor/ceiling height.  It's extremely annoying to hunt for that switch that will let you continue, and, surprise!  They're hidden inside the walls without being secrets and no hints where to look for, even with ALLMAP cheat you get lost very easily
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Not quite as bad as some other comments said, for an old wad anyway. Playable but easy at UV. Some poor texture alignments, nearly all brightly lit, no atmosphere. New sounds are mostly cranky but I liked the machine gun. The voice sounds the same as in "Wild West Of The North" - WEST.WAD which was by Mike Lasota and which also has cranky (but different again) sounds.          
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