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JENESIS

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The third and final part of my solo megawad. Part 3 of 'Jenesis' adds 12 extra maps to the first twenty (which have all also been modified for the better in some way or another) and replaces the final map, as its predecessor did.

'Jenesis' is a 32-level megawad for Boom, complete with a new final boss, a new monster, new status bar graphics and a recolored message font.

The aim of this project was mainly to hone my skills in traditional Doom level design, but it was also to create a presentable set of maps which pulled inspiration from the great megawads like the Memento Mori duology, Hell Revealed, Alien Vendetta, Requiem and Scythe. These are just some of the mapsets out there that Jenesis pays homage to, thematically.

This is the megawad's final release. In total it has taken about one year and one month of hard mapping, bugtesting and procrastination to complete. :P


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Worth no less than 5 stars. 32 fun maps and some nice new music, an excellent megawad by a great guy in James. Just letting you know that there is a mistake in the .txt file and that I wrote the music used in MAP20. -Pcorf

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Clean, but surely too clean... there is not the "special" thing which makes you want to see more, to get 100% kills or 100% of the secrets. Architecture is detailed but has nothing remarquable. All in all, a decent set of maps, but very far from the best wads I've played, even if the author seems to have worked kinda hard !

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An all around excellent product with lots of "tough but fun" maps and only very few unpleasant levels (23, 25 and ESPECIALLY 30; I'm looking at all of you). Great classic design and enemy placements, little flagrant "gotchas" and good flow add up to something worthwhile.

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Really superb megawad, one of the few newer megawads I actually finished. Maps are neither confusingly big nor too small, gameplay is hard but never cheap. There are no new or modified monsters with the exception of two boss fights at the end, so I recon this is a pretty good fit for playing with Brutal Doom.

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Top quality! Exactly the right size of maps, exactly proper level of details, exactly right balanced gameplay. There were just 2 spots on this perfect megawad. Firsly, in lot of levels, you have to go through whole map to get the key and then back to open the door. Fortunately maps aren't too big and I played it in Zdoom with locked doors visible in automap. Secondly in some maps are too many ammo and medkits. But no doubt 5/5 - Damned

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5/5 very hard but fun!!

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Possibly my favourite one man megawad ever. Many hours of solid gameplay, nice visuals and good BGM to keep you happy and enough of a challenge to keep you engaged. This finished project is definitely worth playing 5* -Phobus

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i really hated the first level of this, but pressing on, i found some good maps to play. almost Plutonia styled in design but gameplay manages to be great.

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Just an awesome megawad. Probably the best Doom SP experience you can have.

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Excellent ! What are you waiting for ? Download NOW !

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Too many forgettable maps because I played it some time ago and I can only remember 4 or 5 maps. Maybe most of it is just too similar. A shame really, coz I had a good time playing through this mapset. Nothing too spectacular though.

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I really like it. The architecture is often simple and square, but the monster and item placement really take advantage of the environment. A lot of fun! 5/5

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Tough levels, both play-wise and in design. Created by a mapper with skills and a good sense of the balance between modern fun and old-school dooming mayhem. Doesn't try and blow you away visually, just solidly keeps the thrills and surprises to keep you constantly on your toes. 5/5

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4/5 Cool megawad. The architecture is probably too bare at times, yet again those are mostly speedmaps. Keep making maps Jimmy, I think this is your best release as of yet.

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Of any 'basic' megawad from 2011 I think this is probably the best. It has a couple of catches like its competitor Reverie (different ones though) but shines just a bit brighter IMO. They don't really hurt the play IMO except if they happen to be things you just can't stand which is personal preference. If you can look past that this is a great almost vanilla megawad needing only a slight limit remover. It's all quite a well rounded and fun product I can easily recommend. 4.75/5 = 5/5

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