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cannonball's speedy episode 1 wad

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This adventure is set in 2150, at the Hadron collider in Switzerland where experiments have caused a hellish invasion.


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Good old fashioned dooming. Not remarkable but solid none-the-less. What else can be said? 4 stars. -TRRobin.

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Very enjoyable. The start of e1m2 was particularly awesome. -Khorus

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Absolutely phenomenal, an evocative and engrossing pick me up go rambo slug a fest with bare bones architecture but a good emphasis on setting the atmosphere of the level, theirs a good assortment of surprise ambush traps which make you slow down and consider your next move. I loved the difficulty pace, starts off slow and steady then ends with a Plutonia esque meaty finale. It get's a 5 as it keep me hooked from beginning to end and I'd definitely replay it again. -Bloodite Krypto

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^I was a little unsure about the critisms as I only used vanilla features but have come to realise that for lowering floors with monsters inside, you need the room to be a sufficient height to start off with for the floor to lower in vanilla, this does not apply to boom compatibility. I never knew that so put it down to a noob error. I shall test things in it's intended port and not use assumptions again. Apologies for this

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Nice job Matt, hope to see more from you in the future. I'll definitely record on this. -Kyle McAwesome

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Great wad but there is some problems....There are some areas where you can go but you can't come back without IDSPISPOPD -cheat. 4/5

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Great looking levels with cool architecture, epic scope, and just the right amount of detail. Tons of traps, including a massive E1M7 trap. But the fights are a little easy because there's so much health, ammo and dodging room. The only thing I found brutal was fighting the grey-room Cyb in E1M7. Still, this mapset is brilliant, one of the best E1 replacements I've played, and I've played Fava Beas and Double Impact. Bravo, Cannonball! 4.25/5 -- Steve Duff 1/4/2013

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maggotjoe

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I love it, has a nice classic feel to it

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just use 17267 instead now good levels though

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Good job, fun to play however the traps do become a bit expected as you progress through the levels. Also there are a couple of problems with some of the maps i.e. E1M6: some lines have no sides, tutti frutti in a couple of places and traps that don't work (monsters can be seen stuck in ceilings - floors not lowering). Maybe a boom compatible port is required. 4/5 dwrTag

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Really good episode 1 replacement, with lot's of traps and some good areas. 5/5 - Optimus

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It is somewhat predictable but the action is pretty good if you don't play too cautiously and keep the pace going, and it's not too hard (I dies only once on e1m6). One thing I'd criticize is that -complevel 3 wasn't used while testing. The main bug from that was a couple of places where monsters never lower from their closets, in e1m5 and e1m7, making the maps a bit easier in vanilla behavior. At least, those bugs didn't make the levels impossible to complete. [3/5] ~Chain Mail (08/2012)

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Very good episode, another successful speedmap attempt esque KSSHT (though the style is different). I hope this author completes more Doom I episodes. A whole megawad of this would be great!

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Thanks. Hopefully I will be able to complete more episodes for this.

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best of best

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Very good wad. I like it 5/5!

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  • File Reviews

    • By whirledtsar · Posted
      Does it have a lot of details and some creative Boom scripting? Absolutely. Is it actually fun to play? Absolutely not.
    • By BaraKornel · Posted
      Looks great, gameplay is decent, loved the atmosphere.   It is short, but the replay value is quite high.
    • By meapineapple · Posted
      This is a great map, especially considering how much time it was made in! Short, but very enjoyable.   I recorded my playthrough of this map, and you can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-lBdiGspwo
    • By meapineapple · Posted
      An impressively large and labyrinthine map, even by 2018 standards. It was enjoyable for the most part, with reasonable health and ammo balance, and interesting to explore. My one big complaint is the teleporters - the map would have already been difficult enough to navigate without apparently patternless teleporters all throughout the map!   You can watch my two-part playthrough here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9Zrs5PcljE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhzaiqfM6Uc
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