Advanced engine needed : Boom-Compatible (tested in prb+ cl9, gzdoom)
Primary purpose : Single player
Title : Stardate 20X6
Filename : stardate.wad
Release date : 06/02/2013
Author : Ribbiks
Email Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Files By Author : sf2012 maps 03, 17, 30,
lots of maps released only on doomworld forums
that probably no one cares about
Misc. Author Info :
Description : Stardate 20X6 is a set of 8 boom-compatible
levels that are all about the color purple. I
couldn't think of a wad that extensively used
the color so I decided to spend some time and
completely overdose on it. The levels meander
through underground and space-station themes,
and are filled with all sorts of abstract violet
goodness. Much of the gameplay resembles the
arena style typically found in slaughtermaps,
but the monster counts (in general) aren't
overwhelmingly high. The maps are very difficult,
with UV hopefully presenting a worthy challenge
even for veteran doomers. HMP is also
implemented, and is intended for casual
Additional Credits to : Many textures ripped from cc4-tex.wad, so props
to anyone involved in the creation of those.
- many miscellaneous authors from vgmusic
- James "Jimmy91" Paddock
- Myself (mostly editing / arranging)
Thanks to other doomers for their playtesting:
Additional thanks to Pottus and Watakid for
helping me balance multiplayer and fix bugs.
* What is included *
New levels : 8 maps
Sounds : No
Music : Yes
Graphics : Yes
Dehacked/BEX Patch : Yes
Demos : Yes
Other : DEHACKED and MAPINFO lumps included.
Other files required : None
* Play Information *
Game : Doom 2
Map # : MAP01 - MAP07, bonus: MAP31
Single Player : Yes
Cooperative 2-4 Player : Yes
Deathmatch 2-4 Player : No
Other game styles : No
Difficulty Settings : Yes. Most time was spent balancing UV play, but
I also implemented HMP. HNTR is pretty much the
same as HMP, but with a few slight changes. so I
recommend playing ITYTD if HMP is too rough.
* Construction *
Base : New from scratch
Build Time : Roughly 6 months
Editor(s) used : Doom Builder 2, Slade, XWE, Photoshop
Known Bugs : If you find any, let me know!
May Not Run With... : Any port that doesn't support:
- boom linedefs / voodoo doll shennanigans
- midi playback
Other : Glboom+ recommended for best results!
In gzdoom there are a few graphical quirks
in the outside area of map06, but it's not too
terrible. In software graphics some of the self-
referencing sectors in the first map look funky.
* Copyright / Permissions *
Authors may NOT use the contents of this file as a base for modification or
reuse. Authors of other materials have been credited in this file.
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. You may not
charge for the contents of this file.
* DISCLAIMER *
This PWAD contains select texture(s) and flat(s) that can originally be found
in GothicDM or Gothic2. Credit and thanks go out to the artist(s) of said
flat(s) and texture(s) and also to the rest of the Gothic Crew (1997/98). The
ORIGINAL GothicDM(2).ZIP can be found at the idGames Archives. Each said PKZIP
archive contains thirty-two professional quality levels and music.
Found at your favorite idGames FTP mirror:
This WAD may use some Hexen flats/textures and some resources from Plutonia,
and some music from TNT: Evilution.
/////// MAP LIST: ////////
map01: Amethyst II
music: marswar.wad, map 32
A simple starter map, an introduction to the world of purple and brown.
map02: Mud Bunny
music: "Forbidden Area" from Castlevania Aria of Sorrow
An underground base surrounded by curvy caverns of brownness! This level
gets pretty tough towards the end, several areas are slaughter-esque.
music: "icicles.mid" by James Paddock
The big open caverns have been traded for claustrophobic burrows; Winding
tunnels between larger areas, ending with a big arena.
music: Level 3 from Super R-Type
Shaka, when the walls fell... Welcome to gray.
A sizable nonlinear space-station map, this one isn't too difficult.
map05: Sector 8
music: Kraken theme from Earthbound
The universe is a little bit like the human hand...
Another space-station grayfest, I went a bit overboard with the purple/
black theme on this one. This map cranks the difficulty back up.
music: "Alien Power" from Streets of Rage 2
A vicious map from start to finish. There are a plethora of routes
to take and many dangerous rooms to explore, good luck!
music: "Native" from Gubble
A giant twisted purple base filled to the brim with hellspawn and
merciless traps. Kudos to players brave enough to play this one on UV!
music: "Better Off Alone" by Alice Deejay
A disco space-station infested with Arch-Viles, oh no!
* Where to get the file that this text file describes *
The Usual: ftp://archives.3dgamers.com/pub/idgames/ and mirrors
FTP sites: idGames Archive (http://doomworld.com/idgames/)