Squadron 417 (2,3,4 Player Cooperative ONLY!)

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Sam Lopresti,Jeff Cruser,Keith Hickman & Damon Thomas!

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Squadron 417 has earned a reputation throughout the solar system as one of the finest two, three, and four man fighting units ever to come out of the Deimos Academy on Mars. As such, your unit is continuously asked to go above and beyond the call of duty. Your mission is very simple: - To go from site to site clearing any and all alien infestations you might find. - These sites could be anything, so you must be prepared for any and all eventualities.....

Good Luck, you will need it!

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New levels from scratch! (Is there any other way?)

Bugs

None, our work is purrfect!




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princetontiger

  • 5
  

Incredible old school wad. Big deal back in the day. Recently started playing it again.

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lupinx-Kassman

  • 5
  
My goodness, what is map12's music from?

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NuMetalManiak

  • 3
  
some very questionable design decisions prevent this from being actually fun. the combat is INSANE though. might give it a second play.

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Doomkid

  • 4
  
like all maps from this era, in very quirky, but it's also damn fun. Cool little custom assets here and there too. From the same author of Area51, and it shows.

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Memfis

  • 5
  
Hardcore oldschool maps with a manly soundtrack. On Map17 there is a "split" moment where you need two players to progress, the rest is playable in SP too. Awesome.

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Unknown date

  • 5
  
THIS WAD RULES!!!!!!

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Unknown date

  • 5
  
I have been enjoying this pure coop WAD since its heyday, back in 1996 and I still find it to be one of the most satisfying cooperative experiences I have had, to date. Contrary to a previous review, the levels are light-years ahead of their time in design, intricacies, detail, and pure beauty. It is a non-stop action/puzzle WAD that will leave you and your friends craving for more. Best if played on Difficulty 3: Hurt me Plenty. -- HeroShot

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Unknown date

  • 2
  
Meh... 2 Stars. Would be nice if you made a Weapon Replacement WAD for this WAD. 2/5

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pcorf

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  • 5
  
One of my favorite old school megawads. Good fun blasting the crap out of enemies with your RL and BFG. Altier 6 (MAP10) is my favorite map, a city like map under a dark sky that contains a looping road. New Co-op was extremely hard but somewhat beatable. Crushing the Cyberdemon in MAP01 was funny. I got a lot of my early map design inspiration from some of the maps in Squadron 417 back in the 1990's. - pcorf

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Unknown date

  • 1
  
This is not so good, some good action at times, but lousy design and you can get stuck :( - PerOxyd

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Unknown date

  • 5
  
Without a doubt the best .wad EVER!

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Unknown date

  • 4
  
NB: Almost all the maps are OK for single-player too. See the demopack at www.doomworld.com/sda for details.

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BlackFish

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  • 5
  
Great soundtrack, very challenging.

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  • 5
  
AWESOME MUSIC!!! what? there were levels too?

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  • File Reviews

    • By Memfis · Posted
      I've always enjoyed this one. For some reason it's just fun to blast monsters in these simple but tastefully decorated rooms, and I like how the central area keeps changing.
    • By Gallic00 · Posted
      Tried this out after reading 40oz's review.  I was not disapointed.  Very nice map.
    • By NuMetalManiak · Posted
      overall very decent set of maps, has many things you might expect from valkiriforce if you played the other maps he made, with snazzes of the good ol' 40oz are there too. real fun maps, from the short ones to even the long ones, MAP03 and MAP05 felt pretty good as exploratory maps actually, not so much MAP08 though. variety is the spice of life. only map i outright hated was MAP04 and its puzzle/timed thingie.
    • By Gallic00 · Posted
      Better than I expected.  Some maps are more interesting than others.  Generally the maps are short and is a quick play for 40 levels.
    • By Memfis · Posted
      The design of Map01 is kinda depressing and hypnotic due to the monotonous lighting and texturing. Map02 is much more technically advanced and enjoyable, with a great sense of 3D in certain areas and more juicier action. If you liked this, make sure to check out Post by the same author, which is his final and best work.