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Halloween Doom v1.0

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Just your average Halloween, right? When those little kids come to your door to get some artery-clogging candy, you hand them some, unknowingly opening the gate to hell. The portals that you sealed off on Phobos and Deimos weren't the only ones. There was a portal on Earth. The demons don't just attack and kill, they want to hunt. SO, instead of going as themselves, they've turned into odrinary Holloween objects, striking when you least expect it. The problem is, you've got one on your front porch. To rid the world of these horrors, you must first close the portal, and then destroy what remains of the demons. WHen you sit back and watch the news, you get the call from Captain Shell. He tells you about the plot, and you go to grab your artillery. But as soon as you grab your pistol, your greeted by...well, I won't spoil it for you. Play and see!


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YukiTakashi

  
Better than the other Haloween.wad

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This is a very short map, and apart from a lot of Lost Souls, it's not too hard, if you find at least one of the secrets (which will give you a stronger weapon). The special thing about this early work is, that it's a halloween map. You'll notice this particularly in the sounds and the music, but it also has a nice night sky, whereas texturing and layout are very simple and basic. It's a charming idea, but gameplay and construction are good for some minutes only. 2/5 -Milian

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    • By Doge Sword · Posted
      this is a mockery of two of the best wads of all time.  on top of that gameplay sucks.  don't get it for your sake.
    • By leodoom85 · Posted
      Another solid mapset that captures the PSX version feel perfectly. Maps comes in all flavors, from techbases and urban areas to the menacing void and, of course, HELL and also has some unexpected secrets which you might play it to see. Of course, I absolutely love the PSX version of Doom and this one is no exception. Gameplay speaking, it's pretty balanced and thought out nicely...with ambushes, good monster placement and really nasty traps which you must avoid it at all costs. One thing that will help you a lot is the addition of a new weapon...seriously, that thing is powerful...check it out and try. Maps have a nice look that helps you to be inmersed in the atmosphere and coupled with the music, it's much better.   Great recommendation, give it a try and you'll have a fun time.
    • By leodoom85 · Posted
      Since I tested the map, I can say that playing it again it still surprises me the amount of effort and detail of the gameplay used, like a lot of portals, clever effects like the one used before you pick up the yellow key saying nope and many nice references including a special secret. Gameplay itself for combat is pretty straightforward with some nasty stuff for you in the Nightmare difficulty. Try that out by all means. Really solid stuff which I totally recommend you folks and play it.
    • By elend · Posted
      When first reading this wad's description I thought this will be a 1994 style map, where someone just tried to recreate his office building to shoot up his colleages. Boy, was I wrong!   Going Down emerged as one of my favourite megawads so far, with its very clever use of small to medium map space and interesting gameplay mechanics in every single map. The first couple of maps start innocent enough, but soon you will find yourself navigating literal crawl spaces, thinking about use of space and / or slight puzzle mechanics just before being thrown into hell itself and fighting for your life. Going Down is designed as a literal descent into hell, which was the most beautifully realized aspect of it. How every map slightly changes into a more and more hellish theme is just great, great design work. Even though the later maps delve into slaughter territory I must admit that I still quite enjoyed it. Actually this was the first time I enjoyed being slaugthered and figuring out how to approach the map.   Going Down is simply an amazing piece of work, oozing quality from start to finish and rewarding the player with incredible elevator music inbetween. A must play.
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