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Khorus

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Khorus is a 9-level wad, in which you should battle against evil in woods and deserts, caves and vaults, the ancient abandoned temples and catacombs of the forgotten civilisation (that has some related roots with the ancient Egypt's one), and all it - while listening to Russian folk music, or later motives close to them (with a possible small exception). You will learn, why nobody likes cyberdemon's voice, also you will take part in the search of our hero's missing red cow, and feel the Mastermind's wrath, who couldn't expect that despite numerous and difficult traps, prepared for you, nevertheless, you'll break into his den to make the court of Doom come true.

To play Khorus, use this command line (in prboom-plus): -iwad doom2.wad -file khorus.wad -complevel 9


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Guest

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Many texture makke me boring

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Guest

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Visually speaking, this wad is pretty top-notch. The lack of hellish-themed maps on all wads these days seem devoid of concern from authors, and this wad is no exception. My main problem with this wad is that, while shadowman has gone to great trouble to make very aesthetically appealing levels, he puts the dumbest, happiest, lamest, un-ignorable, and least-fitting music (especially Map 07) to a wad that I HAVE EVER SEEN! No, seriously, it ruins the whole game... 3/5 (3 stars for top-notch visuals).

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Guest

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Nice visual set! I love it, especially map 01 and 05!

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NuMetalManiak

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totally cool woodsy mapset from Shadowman. music is silly but lively. MAP05 rules.

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Guest

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Nice visuals, but folk music...

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Acid

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Very nice wad! Visuals are excellent and architecture is interesting. Worth a playthrough. 5/5 from me.

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Unholypimpin

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Very atmospheric and easy on the eyes. This wad caught me by surprise in a very good way. I recommend playing this.

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Memfis

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Looks very very promising at the start, but then many maps (mostly "catacomb" ones) disappoint with tons of symmetry/repetition and monotonous visuals. But still a good ride overall.

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Guest

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"Nice visuals, but folk music" Same. Maps are really gorgeous and gameplay is more than enjoyable... but what's the deal with weird Folk-meets-JRPG music? This deserves some kind of "least appropriate choice of soundtrack in a Doom wad" award!:D

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Terminus

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An atmospheric mapset with one hell of a blast of a gameplay! Some of the music tracks I felt that didn't fit right, but otherwise this is a solid 5 stars material. Give it a shot.

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Guest

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Там ;ожl 5;я дае ;т доб ;ро !

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Vermil

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Excellent visuals, so so gameplay.

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Guest

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Gorgeous, atmospheric fantasy-themed levels. Absolute blast to play with GMOTA: that mod's gameplay and this wad's environments and visual style are such a perfect match, almost like playing some old arcade brawler transformed in first person. Only flaws are few switch-huntey parts and overall shortness of this episode. I really hope that Shadowman is planning some sort of sequel.

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Zalewa

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The music is the horror. The gameplay is awful. It's a clusterfuck of switch hunting, narrow passages, stupid labirynths, switches doing nobody knows what. Also there's not enough ammo. The maps appearance is very good but everything else is crap. 1/5 - Zalewa

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cannonball

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Pretty solid short mapset, I have to admit it does remind me of epic 2 and i'm afraid it isn't as good in my opinion, still 4 stars though.

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Im not the lover of vanilla andlimit-removing wads, but Khorus seems to be interesting for me. Nice music set, doom-quake style, dark rooms and.. the atmosphere.. i give 5 stars to author

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Guest

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Looks awesome, and plays just fine, certainly acceptable if not extraordinary. An easy 5 star decision and worth a Cacoward.

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Guest

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Map01 showed so much promise for the project, but other than Map05 (which has a strong Curse of D'sparil feel) the rest of the maps are very square and repetitive. 4/5 because of those two maps. Project name makes me feel dirty, like it's riding on that author's "popularity" or something

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While it certainly looks nice and some of the maps have neat progression (eg. the water map), the placement of hitscanners is the worst I've seen in a while. It's a shame to see the author of some of the most atmospheric and scariest maps making what essentially is a poor copy of Epic 2 with a poor copy of Doom2 map08 and a pretty dumb project name. 3/5

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    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Superb firework display of thousands of fireballs seeming in slow motion because of the vastness - mostly avoidable as they land where you were ages ago; but worth playing just to see it. A HUGE square surrounded by tiers with hundreds of imps and a few others, plus a blockhouse you can enter first to collect ammo.  Fighting through the hundreds of monsters when you get onto the tiers is another matter, overwhelming at UV. I cheated to finish so at least I could review.  Some HOM bugs.
    • By CountArchvile · Posted
      Terrence For fucks sake...
    • By Yura04kizel · Posted
      Laggy hell with 32k monsters and too much invulnerability spheres. Just... total vomit.
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Insanity, with voodoo dolls (see second screenshot).  I get the idea of a shooting gallery if that rocks your boat, but 6000 monsters behind railings- as far as the eye can see, FFS! My PC crawled when I looked towards the invuln spheres (someone said 32 k of them and you can't avoid picking up thousands at a time). In the end I cheated with god mode and no-clipping, and waded in among the chaingunners until I got bored.  
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Simple, clearly a first wad.  All on the flat with big, brightly lit, and architecturally implausible rooms. The first map has two rooms, the second map one, and the third map one plus a kind of exit lobby. You can do one of two things - just run past the monsters and finish (I did it in 35 seconds), or have a bit of fun killing the monsters first. No noticable bugs. I hope the author will go on (or went on) to greater things.
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