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Super Mario 64DooM (PROOF OF CONCEPT WAD)

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This is my proof of concept for a DooM recreation of Super Mario 64, It is an extremely early W.I.P. Enjoy!

 

If you would like to contribute anything to this WAD please contact me at: Realawesome64@gmail.com

 

DooM2

Jump/Crouch/Freelook: yes

Tested with GZDooM

SuperDooM64_(PROOF_OF_CONCEPT)_2.0.zip

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Screenshots would be nice.

 

EDIT: Seems the entirety of the Doom2 IWAD is in this wad. Miiiight wanna do something about that.

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What do you aim to accomplish with this project? Full recreation or just a few select levels? More information is always nice when it comes to unique projects like this.

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I will attempt to recreate every sm64 level in doom (Keyword being "attempt") 

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I am considering changing the format of this wad to Hexen (for the slopes and 3d floors) Do you think this would be a good idea?

 

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6 minutes ago, SuperCupcakeTactics said:

I'd say that instead of trying to recreate every level from the game you should instead try recreating only your favorite ones.

 

A really, really good idea. See how long it takes to make the first level. 

 

  • The level changes depending on what star is selected - you won't see Koopa the Quick unless you pick the second star!
  • Some maps have multiple ways of entering - with certain effects! For instance, Tiny-Huge island the monsters are either really tiny or really big. Wet-Dry world has an effect on water level.
  • You'll also need to account for switches (e.g: metal mario blocks)
  • Cannons appear in every level - you will have to program those.

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Lets not get too ahead of ourselves, I have no experience in writing scripts for doom. 

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Simply recreating a Mario64 map in Doom would be an incredible feat, even when working with Hexen format or UDMF. I think it would be possible, just very tedious. If you get even one map done reasonably well for this, I'll like it a bunch.

 

Edit: So I just checked this out, as SteelPH said you should remove any iwad assets from the file internally. That aside, it looks like you've got the beginnings of a decent Bobomb Battlefield remake here. The scale is a little off but of course it's incomplete. Genuinely hoping you continue to work more on this.

 

Personally I'd like the see the maps simply converted with the Doom enemies/gameplay kept. Recreating the missions for each star and even the hub aspect seems tedious, I'd rather gun through demons and find keys on familiar Mario64 turf, that sounds awesome.

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I'm honestly a little disappointed by this. It's a cute effort but I feel you'd be MUCH better off seeking model exports and manually building the collision for these models. I quickly got the model into GZDoom for the lobby in Peaches Castle, as seen below. (I am aware the model has a few issues and little gaps/holes. If I were to take this seriously I'd restart and work out what happened in the export process to fix this).

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If you are going to undertake this project, I'd consider _not_ doing certain levels. Maps like the 3 bowser levels will not play well or even be playable in doom without a lot of effort.

 

Lastly, if you're going to stick to doing it with 'proper doom map geometry' as opposed to 3D models, I heavily suggest you make use of slopes and 3D floors. Without these most levels will not work well at all in Doom.

 

Good luck! :D

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I do intend to add 3d floors in a later version and I have no experience in using 3d models in doom.

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This seems like neat idea, so I took a few minutes to put together a proof of concept for something that could potentially help your workflow and even improve the results.

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/t9971lzqppey6kg/bob.wad?dl=0
 

HERE   is a link to all of the minimaps from SM64DS. What I did was import the Bob-omb Battlefield map into the wad, use it as a flat, scaled the texture and level until I had an accurate scale, traced sectors in gzdoombuilder trying to match the map, and extruded to floors to add height. I also added a few details from memory and reference.

 

This gave me a pretty accurate if rough version of the level. I feel like this method is easier than importing models yet still produces results with accurate proportions. Hope this helps!

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