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Inverter Technologies

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A tech themed level made for the UDMF format.


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· Edited by geo

  

Inver Tech Compound as its called in game rather than Inver Technologies is a simple, easy, tech level that was still fun to go through. The biggest criticism is that the enemies and challenge is a bit sparse. So sparse I played through the level again on a higher difficulty, but it didn't seem to ramp up the challenge.

 

Its a healthy sized level with plenty of circles, switches on ledges open doors below, get a key, use a transporter that takes you to the door you need the key. While it has a bit of a confusing layout, it played smoother on my second play through. It looks like a Doom 1 tech base. You start outside and work your way in. It has plenty of out of the way areas with ammo and a good secret area. There is a lot of variety in this single tech base, good use of stairs and heights.

 

As mentioned before, the greatest issue is lack of challenge. The hallways are big so you can dodge anything, but the enemies are relegated to the rooms. For the health, weapons and ammunition, there's just not enough enemies to go around. Even on 'hurt me plenty' I just mowed everyone down and managed to have 200% health and armor. I kept waiting for the enemies to teleport in or walls to open up each time I found an empty room with ammunition. Sure there are wall opening moments, but its like 90% safety.

 

If you want tech bases or an easier, more relaxed action level, then this is for you.

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