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After a weekend of R&R, you return to your base to find your unit has not returned from routine maneuvers on Mars. Upon checking in with your CO, you find him a changed person. He only mumbles, "Despair, Despair, Why did it have to be Despair." Your comrades had been sent to pay a routine visit to OCP's genetics and physics lab knicknamed "Despair" because of its remote location Grabbing your sidearm, you head for the hanger to begin your search for the fate of your comrades.
DESPAIR.TXT ================================================================ Title : Despair Filename : Despair.WAD Author : David L. Farrington Email Address : CIS: 74242,1270 Misc. Author Info : Cromwell, CT Description : After a weekend of R&R, you return to your base to find your unit has not returned from routine maneuvers on Mars. Upon checking in with your CO, you find him a changed person. He only mumbles, "Despair, Despair, Why did it have to be Despair." Your comrades had been sent to pay a routine visit to OCP's genetics and physics lab knicknamed "Despair" because of its remote location Grabbing your sidearm, you head for the hanger to begin your search for the fate of your comrades. This is my first complete level, so please bear this in mind. Please E-Mail me with your comments on Compuserve. Additional Credits : Raphael Quinet and Brendon J Wyber for the DEU editor Colin Reed for the BSP utility Phil TH [Filthy} for the Doomman front end Blackfist for WADRUN Renegade Graphics for DOOMED Windows editor and of course, those great people at id, without which we would not have the pleasure to play DOOM. I would like to thank those great people on CIS for their help and inspirations. Instructions : Put DESPAIR.WAD and DESPAIR.BAT in your DOOM directory, then run the batch file. This takes you right into it, skipping the intro stuff, chooses "Hey, Not Too Rough" skill, and jumps right into the level. Modify the batch file with -skill # as you please. Otherwise, choose New Game, Shores of Hell, and the skill level you prefer and play thru as normal. Disclaimer : I assume no responsibility for anything of any sort in any way, shape, or form, now, then, henceforeward for any problems or even minor inconveniences this PWAD causes you or anyone else. This PWAD has been tested ad infinitum, so it should not mess with your computer or anything else remotely associated with it. If you have problems with this PWAD, please don't use it. ================================================================ * Play Information * Episode and Level # : E2 M2 Single Player : Yes Cooperative 2-4 Player : Yes, 4 player Deathmatch 2-4 Player : Yes, 4 player Difficulty Settings : Yes New Sounds : No New Graphics : No New Music : No Demos Replaced : None Version : 1.2 July 14,1994 * Construction * Base : New level from scratch Build Time : Seems like forever - I didn't know when to stop Editor(s) used : DEU 5.1, DEU 5.21, DEU52GCCport, BSP1.1x, DOOMED, BSP1.2x, Reject10 Known Bugs : Hall of Mirrors effect in main room caused by limitations in the Doom engine. Too many two sided LineDef's are visible. Should not effect the play of the game. Not realy a bug, listed here to alert you. In this version, this has been reduced but not eliminated. Unknown Bugs : Please alert me at my CIS E-Mail address. * Copyright / Permissions * Authors MAY NOT use this level as a base to build additional levels. Primarily because of the size of this level, it is at the limits of the Doom engine in an 8 Meg machine. I have spent a lot of time play balancing this level, so please enjoy it as is. You MAY distribute this WAD, provided you include this file, with no modifications. You may distribute this file in any electronic format (BBS, Diskette, CD, etc) as long as you include this file intact. In fact, I encourage you to exchange this file with your friends and upload it to your favorite BBS. * Where to get this WAD * FTP sites:none as yet. BBS numbers:Bruce's Bar and Grill (203) 236-3761 Other: Compuserve, Gamers Forum, Library 8 (Action Game Aids) America On Line, Doom Library