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  1. Doomkid

    Looking for some Interesting wads/mods

    i don't know if these are old and extremely accepted enough but here you go https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/levels/doom/s-u/smb_v102 https://www.doomworld.com/files/file/18870-lilithpk3/ https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/themes/simpsons/simpsn2i https://www.wad-archive.com/wad/85dc978c350f25d5ae9f2494daa37ad3 http://www.mediafire.com/download/n0hyk2rjwwv/toonz.wad https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/combos/southparkdm https://www.moddb.com/mods/dood https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/levels/doom2/d-f/fistful3 https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/combos/zharky_x https://www.moddb.com/games/doom-ii/addons/ghostbusters-doom-playable-version https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/themes/batman/batman https://www.wad-archive.com/wad/972c73299fbb1429875db15320cf2558 https://www.dropbox.com/s/mqmougquhlca0s9/SDM_Deluxe.zip?dl=0 https://www.moddb.com/games/action-doom-ii-urban-brawl https://www.moddb.com/games/chex-quest/downloads/chex-quest-3-official-release https://www.wad-archive.com/wad/It-Only-Gets-Worse there's way more, but i basically just tried to think of everything I've enjoyed over the years that wasn't a "traditional" doom wad
  2. Doomkid

    Post Your Doom Picture (Part 2)

    doom_txt posted these high res rescaled SS nazis earlier, I can't stop laughing about this one in particular! The one weird vacant eye and dopey smile kills me!
  3. Doomkid

    Game Obsessions You Don't Understand

    I get the feeling you're referring more to people who play exclusively online games, in which case I agree - Being totally on my own and escaping into a game world is something that I like to do every now and then. But, if not for multiplayer/community, I'd have to say in all honesty that I'd probably have been bored of Doom years ago by now. The community of interesting people and their many different creations and perspectives is what keeps me around, and as far as the game itself, the ability to play against opponents with an actual brain is amazing. I think it must be totally down to perspective. I remember a week or two ago Linguica said something along the lines of "Doom PVP is boring and repetitive", and I just thought it was a total knee-slapper for a DOOM fan to mention repetitive gameplay. Single player Dooming has so little variance where mutliplayer Dooming has so much - an imp is always going to slowly and stupidly lumber towards me and occasionally throw a fireball. I'm not shitting on Doom when I say this but, whoop-tee-freakin-doo. Now, on the other hand, a human opponent can totally outsmart me, or I can outsmart them, or they might be better at map knowledge while I'm better at aim, or whatever other various combinations of possibilities. I find it amusing to refer to what is possibly the only gamemode with the potential for "truly surprising" enemy encounters as repetitive when the entire formula of Doom's gameplay is based around easily choreographed, repetitive attacks and behaviors from the monsters. (Not an insult to be clear, having clear and simple rules is not a bad thing). Of course, you get unexpected enemy encounters in SP Doom from playing new maps, so I guess the same basic thrill is achieved by different means. All this is making it sound like I find SP Doom boring, which I certainly do not - I just can't play SP for more than about an hour before I save and move onto something else until tomorrow or later. Perhaps this is the mindset of many MP gamers, they're seeking that thrill of potential unexpected challenges, of course combined with the built-in dopamine release we get from a feeling of friendship or comradery which often forms in more social games. Of course, there's the fools who carry on like in that video Ajora posted.. I can't imagine you win many comrades with that kind of behavior. At least I hope not. Did you grow up with Commander Keen? I don't often say this because it's very silly, but I thought Commander Keen was shit when I was a kid. I mean, I thought the game itself seemed awesome in some ways (referring specifically to Keen 4 and 5, Goodbye Galaxy) but the way that Keen "locks" to the floor when he's walking and that awkward pogo stick control.. I could just never wrap my head around it. I feel like the exact same game but where Keen controls in a more Mario-like fashion would be a blast for me. This has to be another matter of perspective, though. Super Mario Bros was my first platformer ever and I was quite serious about speedrunning it in bygone years, I've never actually met another person who can do a sub 6 minute run on that game, so I guess my opinion is skewed towards it. If I had started with Keen, which was almost as likely since PC and NES were basically my two main funboxes as a kid, I might be nodding along in 100% agreement right now.. Too many games that came out on NES were the best at the little role they filled and have yet to be surpassed, imo. That may sound weird, so I'll give an example: I've always loved the game Joust. It was perfect for what it was, and when I get a wild hair up my ass telling me "you want to play Joust now", no other game can scratch that specific itch. The same applies for many games I love (on a variety of consoles), and of course I could play Joust on some other console, but some titles are NES exclusives and never got better looking reboots or sequels of any kind, so you really can't get that particular thrill you're seeking from any other game - either an NES or an emulator is required at that point! I get random urges to play various games I've enjoyed in the past throughout any given week and I find there's a decently high chance it ends up being an NES game whenever the urge strikes. Now, if some game came along that provided me the same kind of satisfaction and gameplay that Joust does but looked and sounded nicer, and perhaps had more to offer, then I suppose I could give up Joust forever and truly "move on" from it. As it stands, no other game fulfills that exact little niche that Joust does. (Again Joust is just a random example I pulled outta nowhere, you could substitute any number of games in it's place) LOL I get this, and the irony of creating negative-vibes content where you're constantly complaining for years and then ending up depressed is not lost on me, but I think it's gotta be noted that critics are - or, at least were - universally shit on by the masses. It takes nuts to openly express an unpopular opinion, even about something trivial like video games. After all, something being trivial doesn't necessarily prevent people from becoming passionate about it as I'm sure we're all evidence of in one way or another. If someone put hours of effort into making a video just to shit on my bad game, it's kind of flattering. I did something and it got a strong reaction! Yay! Not only that, but from their criticisms I may be able to take notes and build an exponentially better game next time around, avoiding the design pitfalls that my previous game suffered from (at least in the eyes of that critic). Even if they have nothing of value to say, I can still get entertainment out of the nerd rage present in such videos, and the entertainment would be all that much sweeter knowing my creation warranted such a passionate reaction.
  4. Doomkid

    Do you like the Joker?

    I think he's an excellent character but he's definitely getting overused at this point. There have now been at least 5 or 6 different actors portraying the character in big-budget movies/shows, just in my short lifetime - That's total friggin' overkill. The funny thing is, the only one I thought was bad was Leto, and he wasn't actually bad, he was just going up against some serious acting titans and was doomed to being in what was already a crappy film. He's a good actor and he's done really well in other roles. I hope the Joker gets at least 5 years of time off after this, possibly more. Other Batman villains deserve more time, and the existing Joker portrayals aren't even getting any time to sit with us before yet another one comes along! Oh yeah, Harley Quinn is pretty played out at this point as well.
  5. Doomkid

    ZDS #632 - DooM2 BETA!

    Fun session!!
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    I want diminishing lighting.
    I want vertical recoil
    I want full 1920x1080, instead of the 4:3 that Crispy Doom has.
    I want the projected crosshair, or as I like to think of it, the laser sight. Crispy Doom is the only one so far that has the projected crosshair that also locks on to enemies to show you where the auto-aim is pointing.

    Damn, Crispy has a lot of features I didn't even know about. As far as I'm aware, no other ports have crosshairs that lock on, they're all completely stationary and unchanging. Vertical recoil is possible in ZDoom-family ports, but it requires modding, I don't think it's a built in option.


    I think Crispy Doom is going to be the only port that has you covered on each of those points, it has everything but the widescreen support. Considering that the port is clearly going well beyond classic vanilla limits, perhaps Fabian would be open to including a toggle between 16:9 and 4:3 in some future build. I don't want to derail the original thread so I decided to respond here, but it couldn't hurt to send Fabian a message / asking him about the possibility of implementing it.

  7. LOL very relatable. I actually remember seeing my dad getting shitty with that spot since you have to walk back through that nukage tunnel to get out, he was practically dead by the end of it. It wasn't until replaying the original Doom in my teens that I realized you could just... Stand on the lift and simply press the switch while standing on it... That's a moment from years later I remember because I felt like such a moron for having struggled with it! I had a similar experience. When I first joined Doom Connector, I was still using the common 1.666 Doom 2 bootleg, but it was unknown to me that it was pirated at the time, so I couldn't join CSDoom/ZDaemon servers. Some kind soul, I think Doom Rampage most likely, sent me v1.9 which took over an hour on the shitternet of that era. It worked for online play so I was happy to have it, but the missing silver jail bars on Map02 led to me thinking that 1.9 was actually a bootleg version, so I kept using the shitty 1.666 bootleg for single player for at least a year or two after that. It didn't take that long for me to get further interested in Doomy stuff and eventually learn my original copy was the shittier version of the two. Why they removed those bars in Map02, we may never know.
  8. Doomkid

    I Want To Finish This Map Very Badly

    As far as I'm aware it's canon to Doom's gameplay that Lost Souls don't count towards kills anyway, at least as of version 1.6 of the engine. A Pain Elemental can and often does spawn them outside the boundary of the map, so getting 100% would be impossible pretty regularly on any map that features PEs near walls, so they're not counted (among other reasons). Don't sweat it.
  9. Doomkid

    Which monsters you have faced as ghosts?

    Theres a bug that renders all enemies on the map as ghosts which has happened to me at least twice over the years. I can't remember exactly what caused it, I edited the maps and suddenly collision was fucked, but it was a simple fix iirc.
  10. Edit: The old PC I first played Wolf on was actually my uncles laptop at the time, a huge beige monstrosity. Even though I was just a babe I remember being obsessed at first sight, all I had seen before that was NES.
  11. Doomkid

    Can i change how npcs/monster act?

    Yes, you can do that. I know it’s possible to make an enemy move while shooting, as long as the enemy such as a Chaingunner calls some ‘chase’ frames between its ‘attacking’ and ‘refire’ frames, it will move while firing. Simple stuff like that can be achieved in both DeHackEd and Decorate. If you want enemies that start crouching and rolling, you’re going to have to take some time becoming a master of Decorate. https://zdoom.org/wiki/New_User's_Guide_to_editing_with_DECORATE
  12. I feel like a like isn't enough so I'm making a filler post to express that I agree
  13. Doomkid

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (no spoilers)

    Damn, I really need to see this. I loved Breaking Bad when I first watched it, but that was about 5 years ago now. Maybe I should give it a second run through and top it off with the film.
  14. Doomkid

    Whats your favourite music genre?

    Mostly stuff on the Rock or Metal end of the spectrum, but I'm not picky. A good song is a good song. To my ears, that can be achieved in many ways, sometimes through traditionally pleasant-sounding melodies and other times through interesting/abstract/unexpected means. Different rhythms and scales can create such vastly different vibes that are all appealing to me. I love the sound of "destruction" that would accurately describe a lot of death metal, but I also love the sound of "paradise" as found in a song like Peaches en Regalia, and many many things in between. The only music I find kind of annoying is traditionally described as "bubble gum", but even some of that sounds nice to me, like early Beatles songs. A lot of the modern poppy-type stuff kinda annoys me too, the little repetitive electro-beats for lack of a better term, but again I don't like dismissing it because some of it sounds genuinely great. Basically, if it has a sound that would be fitting for a bunch of pink unicorns happily jumping around, or if it has a sound that for some reason strikes me as "fake" or "done for the money" or whatever else, that kinda annoys me and I usually don't like it. This makes up one small piece of the music pie as far as I can tell, though, and even then there are exceptions. People who passionately hate certain types of music baffle me.
  15. I always see people getting put down because of the moronic POS government they live under and it's extremely unfair. I've seen so many "fuck the Chinese" type posts lately (not here ofc but elsewhere) and it honestly pains me - I've been insulted merely for being American, since our president is a dumbfuck and an international embarassment.. As if by simply being an American citizen I am somehow responsible for the orange buffoon. It sucks a fat dick. People ought to remember that it's only the brainwashed who blindly follow their leaders, and that roughly half of people on this little blue rock aren't stupid enough to really think their government is "a force for good". Many are strongarmed into supporting it or simply not mentioning it for fear of retaliation. Remember, it's the Chinese government and the American corporations who bend to their will that are the problem. These corporations (Blizzard, Apple) consider the bottom dollar to be more important than human rights or constitutional rights. They are the ones who should be the target of your ire, not the common Chinese guy who has no influence in this one way or the other..
  16. Doomkid

    Is it Doomguy, Doom Marine or Doom Slayer?

    Anyone who thinks Doomguy and Doom Slayer aren’t literally the same guy let me know so we can have a fist fight and settle this like men
  17. Doomkid

    What's the best gun in Doom II?

    Best Doom gun has been decided, case closed!
  18. Doomkid

    Favorite Fighting Game?

    Heh, Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat are about as traditional as it gets for fighting games. My list would be, as of this moment: 1-Street Fighter 2, the New Challengers (or grand master champion or whatever the final, complete version of SF2 was called, with proper turbo and a full roster.) Too many pointless revisions, but an amazing game regardless which version. 2-Super Smash Bros., particularly the N64 version. I was obsessed with Melee when I was younger but the smash community makes me cringe so hard my skin inverts, so I got kinda repulsed. All of the post-Melee smash games have too many weird, unfitting characters and are just too spazzy and “loud” in general for me. The 64 version has probably the best fighter balance and most cohesive aesthetic (even if it’s dated) so it’s risen to the top for me over the years. 3-Mortal Kombat II. Basically went through a less drastic but similar arc to the smash bros series. MK II fixed all the shitty aspects of the first game without becoming completely goofy and spazzy. The happy medium. I enjoy the whole MK series though, each one has merit.
  19. This old AVGN video perfectly sums up why it would suck ass to be a vampire. If they were real, they should probably be seen as a protected class because just about everything kills them.. They wouldn't be much of a threat!
  20. Doomkid

    Not even sure what to call this derail

    Okay, this must be purely a language barrier then, because in English speaking Doom communities, the exact question "what wads do you prefer" would be assumed to be about pwads, and if you meant iwads, you would specify that. I'm not sure why that's different, but it definitely is. The question referring to the iwads in English is usually just "which Doom do you prefer", or perhaps "which of the classic dooms do you prefer". People rarely even mention the word "wad" unless they're talking about some sort of custom content. I guess this only applies to English speaking communities, which I did not realize before now. All of the stuff I was talking about before about mods specifically meaning "gameplay modifiers" and wads almost always referring to "map packs" applies to all English speaking Doom communities I've ever seen. You will never hear an English speaking Doomer say "Memento Mori is my favorite mod", nor will you ever hear them say "Brutal Doom is my favorite wad", and that's not just because Brutal Doom is a PK3, but that's a big part of it. Mods were traditionally in .DEH format and in modern times are usually in .PK3, plain old .WAD files that are solely gameplay mods are pretty rare.
  21. Doomkid

    Not even sure what to call this derail

    ROFL the separation of map packs and mods has gone on long enough, the tyranny must come to an end!! It's actually hilarious, this dude is a decent troll, he's not just slinging insults around or spamming nudes or whatever traditional trolly shit - this is a subtle troll creating absurdly long posts and arguments about nothing, I really am wondering where it will go from here
  22. Doomkid

    What's the best gun in Doom II?

    The best guns are the SSG and BFG by the way!
  23. LOL this made me laugh my ass off, I don't know why
  24. Doomkid

    Not even sure what to call this derail

    ugh, fine, but the fact of the matter is if you ask literally any Doom community, not just Doomworld, "hey, can you recommend me some good Doom mods?" you're going to be pointed towards stuff like Brutal Doom and Complex Doom, and if you ask "hey, can you recommend me some good wads?" you're mostly going to be pointed towards map packs. I meant common vernacular as in the terms used by this here "nerdy community", which is the entire Doom community by the way, even outside of Doomworld. If you ask for mods, you're asking for a different thing than if you simply ask for wads. I know this only applies to Doom, and for most games "mods" is a catch-all term. I also don't care though. It's a commonly accepted colloquialism among like 90% of Doomers ya argumentative dingus, I'm telling you for your own benefit because you seem to be confused if you are indeed not a troll.