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Abyssal Speedmapping Session 24

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18 maps made during the twenty-fourth Abyssal Speedmapping Session in the space of 2 hours, with 15 minutes for music and texture selection and 15 minutes after for bugfixing. There is also a congratulatory map at the end and a tuned up version of one of the maps from the session.

This session was held in two "rounds" for the convenience of folks who couldn't turn up to one or the other.

Each mapper had 3 themes to choose from: - Use of silent teleports - Maximum of 4 monster types - Textures and palette from Violence by AD_79

Plus a bonus theme for those who showed up to round 2: - Avoid lines that run parallel to the grid


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Pinchy

  
To be fair, OK chaps.

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Zalewa

  
How do you rate something that is all over the place? Some maps are good. I also liked the last one with conveyor belts. Some are bad, like the sex dungeon. There were better speed mapping compilations.

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joe-ilya

  
This was fun, but the boring joke maps ruin it, there are quite a few of those.

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    • By Chipchase · Posted
      More tripe.  Huge badly designed and featureless rooms that give you leg ache just watching going through them. The opposition from monsters is pitiful. 
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      A busted crock of shit. The map is random scribble, it's insane.  Why do they upload this tripe?  The third screenshot above gives an idea what to expect.
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Consists of some rooms to be opened in key sequence from a central area. Doors are narrow and each reveals a row of monsters waiting for you, and you don't have enough ammo (I had to cheat). No atmosphere, bright lighting, and mostly Wolfenstein-ish cuboid rooms. Technically OK, with minor texture mis-matches. At least his own summary was modest.   Give it a miss.
    • By NuMetalManiak · Posted
      cannonball is yet another mapper who will probably take some getting used to when it comes to his maps. I remember hating on Return to Hadron when I first played it, but after subsequent plays it got easier. the same can be said for a lot of his other wads.   while this is my first time playing through Sparta 2, I easily got into cannonball's playstyle. his architecture style is always the same, as are his usage of monsters, basically you'll be running around often in the heat of monsters; the space is wide enough to accomodate this kind of playstyle and you just gotta be quite wary of where projectiles are flying. even if the monster count is low the layouts make things rough. but overall, what I like most about cannonball's maps is how well they can be run through. sure, you're gonna be dealing with a fuckload of carnage in these maps, but they all are very speedrun-friendly which is a plus. notable maps include:   MAP08, which is probably the roughest start in the wad MAP12, which has a false sense of security with its monster count. the two slaughter finales which are both well done.
    • By Summer Deep · Posted
      I don't pretend to understand any of the promotional material accompanying this map, relating to wizards and the like, and it just seems like a typically unsubtle early offering, albeit on a grand scale. One of the reviews says you can't get out of the Cyberdemon arena once you've teleported into it near the start, but the bad news is that you can. The final room with the Spider Mastermind is quite lively and entertaining, if you persevere that far.   The version of this I played was a Doom 2 conversion, which ran in the MAP10 slot, with some Revenants, chaingunners and Pain Elementals, but if you download the one on this page you'll probably get the original wad.  
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