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OSIRIS Total Conversion

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OSIRIS Total Conversion is the much-expanded sequel to I, ANUBIS (a DOOMGATE "Best Doom2 of all time" level). OSIRIS makes that one look like pac-man.

OSIRIS contains incredible new monsters, textures, graphics, and sounds (326 new sprites!). Loosely (very loosely) based on the movie "STARGATE". Designed to be DIFFICULT, with serious thought applied to gameplay, lighting, architecture, immersion, and theme.

Gameplay will be best on ULTRAVIOLENT in single-player or co-op modes. Provision for deathmatch is not included. OSIRIS is NOT so huge as to slow your machine to a crawl, but faster machines will, of course, play better.

OSIRIS is a totally immersive experience. A connoisseur's wadset. Not for the weak.

Requires doom2 1.9 or a deft hand with dehacked. Really. This won't work with other versions. The upgrade patches are freely available at cdrom.com in the idstuff directory or in Compuserve's ACTION GAMES forum.


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whirledtsar

  

Fantastic wad. The level design is very 90s - people today would scoff at the abundance of mazes & corridors. But to me it's still fun despite not being fancy & curvy, with very large and labyrinthine (yet simple & rewarding to navigate) layouts with plenty of creativity. Most of the maps have original music, which is all great and fittingly Egypt-esque. Some of the weapons have been reskinned, and look quite nice. The weapon sound replacements are a bit hit & miss (for example the single-barrel sound is oddly... crispy), but not all bad. Almost all of the enemies have been reskinned as well, and some have been altered with Dehacked. The sprites look very cool, especially the spooky Pinky replacement. Unfortunately there is a ZDoom bug where if you gib a soldier, they will spurt out ammo endlessly. Also there is a loud sound effect used in a couple of levels that will annoyingly repeat infinitely (I had to replace the relevant sound with a blank file for my sanity). Whether that's the wad's fault or ZDoom's, I don't know. Overall a great TC, especially for its age - I'd consider it a forgotten classic.

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cybermind

  
Amazing TC, breezed it on UV without deaths and saves

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Great, classic 90's total conversion. The theme and atmosphere really stand out for its time. 4.5/5

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5 stars - legendary.

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I'm glad to see this has been uploaded to the archives recently. I got it somewhere before discovering the idgames archives and lost it somehow.

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Haha I've found an interesting glitch when playing this in ZDoom 2.2.0... When inflicting a "splatter kill" on zombie soldiers, they will infinitely spawn ammo/weapon drops. A great way to ensure that one doesn't run out of ammo to be sure, but once it begins to bog down the computer, it becomes a bit inconvenient... :'D -The Unholy

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^ Yes, long-standing bug in Zdoom's dehacked support. Known about for years and they've no intention of fixing it, AFAIK. Not the wad's fault at all, and it gets 5/5.

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Excellent.

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Great wad, five stars -Vegeta

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Gameplay is fairly easy on UV, but the WAD is awesome for its atmosphere, textures, great sounds, cool weapons patches and overall ambience. Cool architecture, too. Easily my favorite TC -- a real work of art. -- Steve Duff

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Could have been much better. I have no idea why so many love this.

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It's not a total conversion

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All is cool here. *****

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The music is awesome!

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A most excellent wad. Highly recommended. 5/5 dwrTag

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I think nostalgia is what brings most people back to this wads, not too surprising. I like some of the textures but just didn't catch me. 3/5

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This WAD Rocks.

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A landmark wad in its time, and very impressive overall. Definitely worth downloading.

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I dunno, kinda cheezy, and just so-so. Just cuz you set your levels in some stargate/egypt theme doesn't mean you can make them uninspired and boring.

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general average sometimes good, the atmosphere is quite good in some places, I give it 4 stars

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Some parts are pretty good, some parts I didn't like. Definitely worth a look for most anyone.

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    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Insanity, with voodoo dolls (see second screenshot).  I get the idea of a shooting gallery if that rocks your boat, but 6000 monsters behind railings- as far as the eye can see, FFS! My PC crawled when I looked towards the invuln spheres (someone said 32 k of them and you can't avoid picking up thousands at a time). In the end I cheated with god mode and no-clipping, and waded in among the chaingunners until I got bored.  
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Simple, clearly a first wad.  All on the flat with big, brightly lit, and architecturally implausible rooms. The first map has two rooms, the second map one, and the third map one plus a kind of exit lobby. You can do one of two things - just run past the monsters and finish (I did it in 35 seconds), or have a bit of fun killing the monsters first. No noticable bugs. I hope the author will go on (or went on) to greater things.
    • By Chipchase · Posted
      Absolutely ludicrous, Now I need a new keyboard. Technically as bad as a wad can be, surely deliberate. I like to check out low-rated wads, so it's a pity that some clowns gave this  (and other bad ones) 5 stars, because averaged with correct low scores they end up with a middling rating and can be missed.
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