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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 Classicgamer6 · Posted
      Playing this level brought up memories of playing Half-Life 2 with my GeForce 250 on ultra low settings what with the fullbright lighting. This level could seriously benefit from having less bright indoor/outdoor areas and some detailing to reflect that since as is this level has a rather basic look that is not complemented by the lighting. Each of the monster encounters are rather uninteresting with large groups of monster attacking all at once, however, these trivialized by ample ammo pickups
    • By dylux · Posted
      Titan II Review:   The Good:   - Big Maps - Lots of detail   - Loads of everything to keep you going   - Dogfighting galore – but not a slaughterfest   - Lots of secrets that are rewarding   - “New” monsters are great   - Minigun rocks!   The Bad:   - There’s no Titan III   In Short:   Whoever said that Titan II was better than Titan I was absolutely 110% correct! (and I loved Titan I as well). Much work went into this fantastic WAD. Every Map was excellent. Never boring. I had loads of fun playing this Titan II. Maps 07 and 09 were my faves. Bravo! Thanks for making it. :)   Solid 5 out of 5 Stars
    • By Memfis · Posted
      Good small relaxing techbase. The author shows a lot of creativity when it comes to the room shapes, and there are vertical differences between the areas everywhere. The final cacodemons seemed pointless though.
    • By Memfis · Posted
      Very basic level geometry. I guess it is somewhat fitting if you take the Egyptian theme into account, but it results in a lot of simple and repetitive encounters. At least you get a lot of plasma and rockets, so the fights don't take long.
    • By Memfis · Posted
      Way too many demons, cacodemons, and barons to kill, I got bored quickly. The design is clean and pleasant though, a little unusual even.
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