Well, I hate to disagree, but... I disagree.
hm don't get me wrong here.. but I think this wad shouldn't have left his harddrive. I mean, it's a first wad, and you shouldn't release it on the net. What you ought to do, is keep working with the editor, until you can come up with something which looks more decent, and makes more sense ..
Honestly, none of the four levels made sense :)
I'm not flaming the guy here! I'm just saying, he should have waited a bit longer, and maybe released his fifth or sixth wad.
(first thing that came to mind when playing this wad was "This has to be a joke".. I couldn't help myself thinking that over and over again. None of it makes sense :-/...)
But the levels I've seen.. ho boy.. check the maximum wads cd for example :(
First off, I like the gameplay and can forgive the use of teleporter as a main ceiling texture and all the other ugly bits. Just pretend that the monsters have no taste in this area and have built an ugly place, heh. Good honest, fun levels these are, and they are certainly good enough for release. If we expect awesome maps each week in /newstuff we'll end up with nothing there for months at a time, and I don't want that to happen.
Secondly, if he doesn't post them, and we don't give him opinions and pointers, he'll never get any better. Some people need that. Some don't, Archvile has perfected his Doomed Once More map E1M3 before release, and it's only his third or so attempt at a level. But for slower learners, it's an important process IMO.
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