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Man on the Moon

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Huge space/moon map that has a main hub of sort. Non-linear (grab keys in any order, etc...). 13 secrets total


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Dimon12321

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Man on the Moon

Despite the fact it's a single map, it may take up to 2 hours to complete it. Plenty of monsters, lots of routes to walk around, unpredictable traps, enough stuff to fight back. Basically, it's a common practice for a single-map WAD nowdays.

MBF here is used for graphical enhancements only, but I like the overall architecture even without those light scrolling effects all over the place.

The map's size is too big and sometimes it requires extra walking around to see what has changed after you've crossed this linedefs or that switch. Sometimes it's more reasonable to do some research in GZDoom Builder to figure out where you're supposed to go, rather than roam the map blindly.

After finally beating the map, you're not likely to revisit the map again. It's for 1-time play, to be honest. Also, there is no intermission text. An arduous journey has been come, so why not to show an epilogue or a short outcome? That would be nice!

 

Deserved 4 stars! It's a little bit vexing this wad didn't get any cacowards.

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KorbynS

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Too many enemies right away and no clear direction. I can't tell if this is the correct wad or not because of the filename being energy.wad, so I'll give 4 stars anyway.

 

Edit: I got the wrong wad. The wad I got is called the secret energy.

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    • By [Vitz!] · Posted
      One of the best wads I've ever played, has a great and memorable soundtrack while also having a nice and difficult (but satisfying) level design. To me a nice step up from the original and a way more balanced map pack overall.

      Highly recommended to people who want a nice and difficult wad to play.
    • By MuratMikal · Posted
      I generally like city maps on DOOM but this set of maps are one of worst I've ever played. Extremely confusing maps, obtuse progression and on top of that there's no enough ammo on UV to kill the monsters. Gave up on MAP 06. It's utter garbage really, you should avoid it.
    • By Loud Silence · Posted
      Creative, fun, entertaining and challenging levels, very cleverly hidden secrets, some butt-kicking ambushes and traps. Ammo balance is pretty tight in some maps with pistol start, but everything is possible. A must-play WAD.
    • By Walter confetti · Posted
      A very neat 1996 map that i kinda remember to have played already long ago, or at least something with a similar start, a really good interconnected layout (even if i was roaming around asking where to go, especially after taking the blue key and trying to leave the caves section), good texturing, hard monster placement (the easiest monsters are the shotgunners), really generous with health placement and some strategic megaspheres here and there, too bad it is too stingy with ammo, leaving me battling chaingunners with only a chainsaw sometimes... but overall, very good!
    • By Walter confetti · Posted
      IT JUST WORKS! Ok, with that stupid jojoke out of the way, we can start talking about this map:   It's a nice map from 1995 with some interesting room shapes (especially the one beyond the blue skull key door), the difficult and map flow is pretty easy and straightforward to navigate, don't fell discouraged by the large amount of enemies (it contains 120 monsters in total)! They're just cannon fodder for the majority of the map, expect for the final part with a arch-vile / cyberdemon combo near the exit, overall it could be easily beaten in 10 minutes or even less if you are a talented player... Enjoyable.
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