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A small Question on the Doom 1 box art

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If you look closely, there is one demon that has this cybernetic gun as one of its hands.
That demon is too small to be a cyberdemon, and the color doesn't match either.
While all the demons are clearly Barons, then this one should also be a Baron.
What demon could this one be, and why didn't id add this one?

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It's clearly a representation of the cyberdemon. Back in those days, when you hired someone to paint something based on an unfinished product--rather than now, where you just stick the 3D model of the player on the box art--inconsistencies were totally unavoidable.

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I'm going to just have to learn stop getting annoyed at 1) The fact that someone added the "hits blunt" thing to my EE posts that I can't see, and 2) blunts are an incredibly inefficient method of marijuana intake and I smoke them maybe a couple times a year, when in the company of certain blacks/Latinos.

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GoatLord said:

1) The fact that someone added the "hits blunt" thing to my EE posts that I can't see

What, you mean we can see them, but not you?

HavoX all confused...

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Ahahahaha that made me fucking laugh irl :D

I checked your post history and the *hits blunt* isn't there on your posts on the Everything Else subforum and it also doesn't show when quoting you

So someone put a couple of PHP lines somewhere specifically for that :D :D :D :D :D

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HavoX said:

What, you mean we can see them, but not you?

HavoX all confused...


Yeah, someone adjusted something, I guess PHP lines like VGA said. I never, ever see the "hits blunt" thing.

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Maybe it's a proto-Cyber, considering some of the reading in either Doom 3 or other sources that the Cyberdemon was a significantly altered Hell Knight.

I was also wondering if the *hits blunt* thing was him just being a signature prefix just like that one user who goes "uhhhhhh" before every post.

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I would assume Ling is also responsible for *hits blunt,* although I wish the wording had been a bit different since I very rarely hit blunts, lol. Anyway, one thing I find funny is that someone on here thought the cyberdemon "gun" was actually a gun from a marine that we can't see the rest of. Interesting, but clearly wrong. And while we're talking about the boxart, I feel the version of the plasma rifle the DoomGuy is clearly using in the boxart looks a lot fucking cooler than what we got in the actual game.

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GoatLord said:

I very rarely hit blunts, lol.

Well you could of had me fooled. This shit you talk about mate. Then again you're talking about how you smoke not what I guess.

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He's holding a plasma rifle? I always thought it was some sort of SMG, like a precursor to the chaingun, since it a) appears to use a magazine and b) looks like the machine gun from the alpha versions of Doom

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The demon in question is most likely a juvenile cyber, not yet big enough to wield a rocket launcher so it's fitted with a lighter weapon.

savagegrant said:

You forgot to hit the blunt Goatie.

AFAIK - he only does that in EE.

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HorrorMovieGuy said:

He's holding a plasma rifle? I always thought it was some sort of SMG, like a precursor to the chaingun, since it a) appears to use a magazine and b) looks like the machine gun from the alpha versions of Doom


Actually I think you're right.

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Now there is actually a "Mecha Baron" and a "Cyberbaron" monster in the Bestiary, wnd Strain had a sort of mini Cyberdemon.

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savagegrant said:

You forgot to hit the blunt Goatie.



And the fact that Doomguy is using a Weapon that isn't in the game.

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About the innacurate artwork thing - have you ever seen the artwork to the American release of the very first Mega Man game for the NES? Very common in those days.

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They outsourced the box artwork to people that had no idea about the game obviously :D

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Other than the fact that it is artwork, what could IT be?

The gun looks something that would shoot bullets IMO. Maybe those Barons were elite Barons?
Or a sideproject of Hell.

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