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Barrels o'Fun

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The idea came up, when I thought about a new map for Nutty - a map, where players look like barrels. It must be interesting and funny, if players in deathmatch could pretend not to be a player but part of the decoration. However, Doom doesn't allow sprite replacements for one map only, so I couldn't realise this idea in Nutty. On the other hand, I didn't feel like making a whole wad with several maps around one single gameplay idea. So, I decided to ask the community for help. In the end, seven mappers have contributed 10 maps in total. Thanks for their participation and good work!

In this map, all players look like barrels. They can only be identified as players when they move or shoot. Try to adjust your Deathmatch behaviour to this fact and make the the best out of it.

For more info about all maps see the accompanying textfile or visit www.milianmusik.de/doom/barrelsofun


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Really good mappers helped in this release, I know it helped me work on my mapping skills. - tourettes

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sweet. 5

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  • File Reviews

    • By Loud Silence · Posted
      Creative, fun, entertaining and challenging levels, very cleverly hidden secrets, some butt-kicking ambushes and traps. Ammo balance is pretty tight in some maps with pistol start, but everything is possible. A must-play WAD.
    • By Walter confetti · Posted
      A very neat 1996 map that i kinda remember to have played already long ago, or at least something with a similar start, a really good interconnected layout (even if i was roaming around asking where to go, especially after taking the blue key and trying to leave the caves section), good texturing, hard monster placement (the easiest monsters are the shotgunners), really generous with health placement and some strategic megaspheres here and there, too bad it is too stingy with ammo, leaving me battling chaingunners with only a chainsaw sometimes... but overall, very good!
    • By Walter confetti · Posted
      IT JUST WORKS! Ok, with that stupid jojoke out of the way, we can start talking about this map:   It's a nice map from 1995 with some interesting room shapes (especially the one beyond the blue skull key door), the difficult and map flow is pretty easy and straightforward to navigate, don't fell discouraged by the large amount of enemies (it contains 120 monsters in total)! They're just cannon fodder for the majority of the map, expect for the final part with a arch-vile / cyberdemon combo near the exit, overall it could be easily beaten in 10 minutes or even less if you are a talented player... Enjoyable.
    • By Walter confetti · Posted
      Pretty 90s-ish, basic looking map sets into a tech / hell fortress of sorts, really large map that i've finished in 30 minutes, but luckily the map uses not really hard monsters to confront, making this pretty easy to finish, but again, is a long, LONG map with the most tedious parts are the mazes and that long backtracking stairs... Pretty meh   Also this map crashes on Doom 2 exe (DosBox) when you save the game, so i played it with a limit-removing dos port (doom 2 plus) without any trouble, so if you want to play this you had to use a limit removing port.
    • By Walter confetti · Posted
      Nice mini episode, reminds me of some sort of amateurish Plutonia Experiment sometimes. Pretty enjoyable!
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