Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
  • NOTE: There is a known issue with the most recent entries having screwed-up information and links. Some databases are out of sync and we haven't been able to fix it yet.

Doom Castle

   (3 reviews)
Sign in to follow this  

Guest

About This File

While you're backpacking in Europe a thunderstorm


User Feedback

Create an account or sign in to leave a review

You need to be a member in order to leave a review

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Guest

Unknown date

  
A large, boring map. Very monotonous and several mazes or mazelike parts, including a seizure-inducing pink(!) one. It just drags on and on... I was begging for it to stop. The texturing is dreadfully monotonous, and the fights consist mostly of picking off one small monster after another throughout the corridors. The progression was pretty good, though -- kind of tricky to figure out, but not particularly stupid or annoying. That new creeking door sound is among the most annoying I've heard. --1/5

Share this review


Link to review
StegoBROrus

Unknown date

  
This is just... awful.

Share this review


Link to review
dg93

Unknown date

  
I just love uncovering weird ass mid 90's wads from the archives lol Well there is not much to say about this wad. It is a typical 90's wad with all the narrow hallways, large outdoor grounds, unbalanced enemies/items/weapon s, missing textures and texture offsets. To all you new doomers out there, these aspects are all VERY common in early-mid 90's wads. If only people had easy to use editors back in the day, there would be less poor quality maps like this. I think 2/5 is a generous rating.

Share this review


Link to review
  • File Reviews

    • By StevenC21 · Posted
      Umm... this isnt Doom 64? Or even remotely related to it?   In addition, its a shitty wad. You are expected to fight 2 arch-viles with a pistol, and then a cyberdemon witha  chaingun in an enclosed space.
    • By Nems · Posted
      Should have been called "Doom 64 for Boom".   I really wanted to like this more. I mean, I do like it but I feel like the gripes I have regarding it just bring my overall rating for it down too much.   It was interesting to see how, at first, the authors recreated the Doom 64 levels in Doom 2 with just vanilla assets. You can still see some of that in the Boom levels like how revenants and arch-viles are used in place of where traps where. That was an interesting touch and I liked that.   As I got further into it though and more of the Boom tricks were used my thoughts wandered from "hey this is a nice vanilla interpretation" to "man I could be playing Doom 64 EX or Doom 64 Retribution". I really wish they would have stuck with vanilla constraints for this reinterpretation. I would have liked to see how they would have handed nightmare monster placement (would a nightmare imp be worth two imps or three, for example). I feel like using Boom and DeHacked cheapened the experience, like they were trying to replicate Doom 64 as close as possible rather than doing a vanilla Doom (2) interpretation.   Additionally, map 30 can fuck right the hell off with that puzzle bullshit.   Anyway, if you don't mind any of the complaints I made, you'll likely have fun with this. I got some fun out of this as well but to me it feels like it's trying to be exactly like Doom 64 rather than simply a vanilla Doom 2 interpretation of Doom 64. In trying to be exactly like Doom 64, it just makes me want to play that more than this.
    • By Marlamir · Posted
      Pretty good. The combat was fun and design wasn't bad at all.
    • By Meril · Posted
      Despite its age, nice details and well designed. Way how blue key is hidden is really clever. But map is dark and cramped. Enemies are only imps and hitscanners.
    • By Dovahxul · Posted
      the more I play the more I get more sad that this map pack is going to end soon its really great :)
×