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Names
Doom Starfield (version 2)
Description
A starfield sky texture (256x128) for use with Doom or Doom2 (replaces sky1 and rsky1)
Filenames
stars2.wad
Size
68.59 KB
MD5
7ae6fe019cd6a54d43ee3e67cc3d634f
SHA-1
b53b4a7f063ba0af095e34836e02484d80506b0b
WAD Type
PWAD
IWAD
DOOM
Engine
DOOM, UNKNOWN
Lumps
4
Maps
0
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Archive Maintainer      : This is an updated version of stars.zip.
                          The original distribution contained a .gif
                          image which was in the wrong format to be
                          used by any Doom wad editor.  The sky image
                          has been converted to the correct colour
                          pallette and inserted into a pwad for use
                          with either Doom, Ultimate Doom, or Doom II.
Update to               : ./idgames/graphics/stars.zip
Advanced engine needed  : No
Primary purpose         : No levels included
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Title                   : Doom Starfield  (version 2)
Filename                : stars2.wad
Release date            : December 2000
Author                  : pinder2@griffin.emba.uvm.edu

Description             : A starfield sky texture (256x128) for use
                          with Doom or Doom2 (replaces sky1 and rsky1)

Additional Credits to   : Sparky of KISS Software (kelm@eisa.net.au)
                          for converting the original distribution to
                          wad format.
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* What is included *

New levels              : None
Sounds                  : No
Music                   : No
Graphics                : Yes - a starfield sky texture
Dehacked/BEX Patch      : No
Demos                   : No
Other                   : No


* Play Information *

Game                    : Doom, Ultimate Doom, or Doom II
Map #                   : All  (this is a graphics-only wad)
Single Player           : Yes         "         "
Cooperative 2-4 Player  : Yes         "         "
Deathmatch 2-4 Player   : Yes         "         "
Difficulty Settings     : Not applicable

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USAGE:

Just load stars2.wad after the wad you want to play, for example:
        doom -file mylevel.wad stars2.wad
   or   doom2 -file mylevel.wad stars2.wad

Note, only sky1 and rsky1 have been replaced (Doom Episode 1 and Doom2
Maps 01 to 11). If your map is something else, then you'll need a wad
editor to change the sky's name in stars2.wad.
WinTex and New Wad Tools (NWT) are both very popular wad editors.
Here are the sky names for Doom, Ultimate Doom, and Doom2:
      sky1    Doom      Episode 1
      sky2    Doom      Episode 2
      sky3    Doom      Episode 3
      sky4    Doom      Episode 4  (Ultimate Doom only)
      rsky1   Doom II   Map 01-11
      rsky2   Doom II   Map 12-22
      rsky3   Doom II   Map 23-32


* Construction *

Base                    : new from scratch (using Fractint 1.82 to
                          generate a starfield using a plasma fractal
                          type -- then I scaled it down to 256x128.


* Copyright / Permissions *

Authors are encouraged to use the contents of this file as a base for
modification or reuse.

You may distribute this file in any electronic format (BBS, Diskette,
CD, etc) as long as you include this file intact.


* Where to get the file that this text file describes *

ftp://ftp.cdrom.com/pub/idgames/graphics/stars2.zip


The original text file from stars.zip follows:


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After playing a few WADs and seeing the lame starfield replacements for
SKY1, I decided I'd create a better one. I used Fractint 1.82 to generate
a starfield using a plasma fractal type -- then I scaled it down to 256x128.

Note: I haven't seen how this looks in DOOM yet, so if someone tries it out,
please let me know!

pinder2@griffin.emba.uvm.edu
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