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Primary purpose : Level designer resource kit
Title : HOKUTO NO DOOM - Level designer resource kit
Filename : HOKUTO.WAD
Release date :
Author : Benoit Spacher (project manager)
Email Address : email@example.com
Project video trailer : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGtyMzvx0Kk
Misc. Author Info : webmaster of http://www.icemanpage.com
Description : First adaptation ever of the "Hokuto No Ken"
comic/TV animation in the DOOM engine. New
textures, new items, new sprites, new weapons,
new sounds, and new music.
The project uses the most familiar "Hokuto No
Ken" characters (also known as "Fist of the
North Star" and "Ken il Guerriero") from TV
episodes 1 to 22 (manga 1&2).
(See end of file for detailed description).
Additional Credits to : The "Hokuto No Doom" development team, over 30
people, listed on the credits page and the video
STAFF & special thanks (by alphabetical order) :
Abis - Alree - ]ASTS[ - Beaneator - BGMLV
Big Slaughter - Bluemystyk - Dani3 - [DB]
[dp]Phoenix - Dr Raichi - Emilealpi - Eros
Falco199X - Flow - Gatsu - Guerrier Inconnu
Hades - Iceman57 - Ironmugen - Izmoo - Kain
Karmaggeddon - Keops - Klyridol - Lhaz
Loic49 - Mac53 - Macfly57 - Marines Cacodemon
MauriceMike - MW9 - [n00b] - Nandin - Noals
Otakumaster - Ouza - Pozouille - [PSA]Bloodninja
Saku00 - [sec-r]Showa - SelfDestructBoy
Sematary - Shiini - [SL] - [SL]Fred
[SL]Yetimothee - Taz - The Ubbergeek
Tiger Lili - VzzzV - [WH]Wilou84
* What is included *
New levels : No
Sounds : Yes (many replacements)
Music : Yes (10 tracks from Kodomo Band)
Graphics : Yes (sprites, textures, misc.)
Dehacked/BEX Patch : Yes (HNDMELEE.WAD melee weapons by Kimo Xvirus)
Demos : No
Other : No
Other files required : None
* Construction *
Base : Modified or derived (Hokuto No Ken characters, some
graphics by id Software were used as a base)
Build Time : 1200 hours during 11 months from October 2006 till
Editor(s) used : Doombuilder, XWE, Dmgraph, Dmaud, Midi2mus, Dmmusic
Known Bugs : As sprites are bigger in order to respect original
comic/Tv animation, heads may be cut by the ceilings
on OpenGL port.
"POSS" character size requires a minimum value of
"88" from floor to ceiling.
"SARG" character size requires a minimum value of
"104" from floor to ceiling.
We advise you to not play in "fast monsters" mode,
as the "SARG" character doesn't have a speed matching
with the one from the original TV animation.
May Not Run With : The demo should run with any engine
Tested With : Various (Doom v1.9 and source ports)
* Copyright / Permissions *
Use of this resource pack requires giving credit to the HOKUTO NO DOOM team and
a simple informational e-mail to the resource pack manager (at your project's
start, and at your project's release). Level designers may use the contents of this
kit as a base for modification, or reuse it to design levels.
You MAY distribute this file, provided you include this text file, with
no modifications. You may distribute this file in any electronic
format (BBS, Diskette, CD, etc) as long as you include this file
intact. I have received permission from the original authors of any
modified or included content in this file to allow further distribution.
* Where to get the file that this text file describes *
The Usual: ftp://archives.3dgamers.com/pub/idgames/themes/hokuto.zip
Web sites: http://www.doomworld.com/idgames/
FTP sites: All currently updated idgames mirrors
* Previous Releases *
Release dates (project started in October 2006) :
- 2nd September 2007 (Tetsuo Hara's birthday) / Project initial release
- 4th October 2007 (Exactly 23 years after the first TV appearing) / Bug fixing and
- 7th November 2007 - 7th December 2007 : Xmas special event / Online prized contest
with rare celluloids
- 7 July 2008 : For 7/7 (7 stars, 7 scars) and the year of 25th anniversary of
"Hokuto No Ken" / Complete release of project sources
* Complete Description *
Complete description :
At the end of the second millenium, the world was devastated by a nuclear explosion.
On this planet ruled by fear, "Kenshiro" fights to find "Yuria", his fiancee kidnapped
Get ready for an amazing experience :
- The first time ever in a 3D universe that you really ARE Kenshiro
- New weapons and awesome techniques
- Completely new atmosphere with the Japanese original voices.
- The best digital BGM themes from the Kodomo Band and Crystal King
- Face the five biggest villains from the first chapter: Zeed, Spade, Golan, Heart... and Shin.
- Get assistance from Kenshiro’s friends: Bat, Rin, village chief and Johnny
- Preserved TV style black and white censored explosions.
This development kit is STRICTLY NOT FOR SALE and only a tribute from a fan development team to
the worldwide web community. It requires id Software's DOOM or DOOM II to run, although Hokuto No Ken
fans who do not own the game may use Freedoom to play or mod HOKUTO NO DOOM levels:
* Associated Websites *
http://www.hokutolegacy.com : historical support
http://www.doomwadstation.com : technical support
http://www.secteur-lambda.org : online server support
http://www.anime-fantasy.fr : merchandising support
Additional information about "Hokuto No Ken" is available at the Wikipedia:
Detailed informations about "Hokuto No Doom" project available in "HND_HELP.HTM" in this archive.