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 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 21st, 2017, 6:39 am 

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Similar ideas does not mean copied ideas. Do you suppose that SgtMarkIV's ideas were original, or would it be more accurate to say that he was inspired by the design decisions made by more modern games? Is it not more likely that, as a modern game, the new Doom was simply following those same trend...

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 20th, 2017, 10:46 pm 

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I would suggest looking at Doom64 EX instead, which is a direct port. Brutal Doom 64 and the Absolution TC have to use different versions of the Doom 64 levels for legal reasons; Doom64 EX works around that and is perfectly accurate to the N64 game. Accuracy plays little role as long as the gamepla...

 Forum: BZ2MAPS.US - General Discussion   Topic: Is Battlezone ][ multiplayer truly dead?

Posted: April 20th, 2017, 10:30 pm 

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Save for couple of prominent titles in the gaming world, multiplayer in general seems pretty much vegetating compared to what we would want.

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 20th, 2017, 11:49 am 

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I am hardly any devoted Doom fan to the extent where I would be digging the game more than Quake 2 . But a good sourceport or mod does change the deal, though I would have to actually dig the case to find what is the best choice for myself out there, so here is a little paradox. Maybe a good recomme...

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 20th, 2017, 6:49 am 

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The Brutal Doom Starter Pack v20b runs initially basing on a datafile named "FreeDoom 2.0". Quite decent to make the game playable right off the bat without further requirements - especially that it is a mod at the core - but the word says FreeDoom - a recreation of the Doom gameplay featu...

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 20th, 2017, 6:12 am 

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Just found out there is a Brutal Doom 64 available from Sergeant Mark IV on ModDB, which is an interpretation of the levels from Doom 64 on Brutal Doom terms. Fresh release.

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 18th, 2017, 8:36 am 

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People used to complain about Doom 3 BFG edition, since it was incompatible with most mods at the time it was released, as well as the officially upgraded graphics presumablu did less well than some mods in bringing the game to a better performance, basing on comments. But nowadays there seems to be...

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 17th, 2017, 10:55 am 

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Regarding Doom 3, people recommend the socalled "Duct Tape" mod, allowing for smaller but brighter flashlight mounted with basic weapons. I saw somewhere a mod changing grenades into flares but in the comments it was called a poor trade.

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 13th, 2017, 11:42 pm 

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The downside of secondhand market - if something is considered a rarity, it will probably cost adequate money.

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 13th, 2017, 12:47 pm 

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Regarding the Resurrection of Evil expansion set, it is available secondhand but in few numbers and the price is about twice the one of Doom 3. It would actually be better to buy it on STEAM if this was any way to take, though uncertain whether it would work with retail version of the game. Even if...

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 13th, 2017, 12:17 pm 

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The interesting thing about Borderlands is that it's not really post-apocalyptic; it appears to be at first glance with its grey-brown pallete, scavenged engineering and general atmosphere but Pandora was never met with an apocalypse in the contemporary sense. Pandora is simply post-society, and it...

 Forum: BZ1 Strictly Technical Area   Topic: Retro uberclassic games

 Post subject: Re: Retro uberclassic games
Posted: April 13th, 2017, 1:12 am 

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Know any essential mods for Doom 3? I know there are bunch of important graphical upgrades comaptible only with basic game version - that is, beyond BFG edition. Any more recommendable?
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