UAC has been trying to stage a counter- attack on Hell, via the realms of the four elements: Air, Water, Earth and Fire. The effort has gone awry, the demons are winning, and you have gone in to eliminate all opposition.
E1M1, E1M2, E1M3, E1M4, E1M9
========================================= ELEMENTS.WAD - The Four Elements of DOOM? ========================================= ELEMENTS is a set of missions that replaces much of Episode 1. Please read the storyline in the text file ELSTORY.TXT. To use elements, run elements.bat or type "doom -file elements.wad elmusic2.wad". ====================================================================== Title : ELEMENTS.WAD Author : Neal Ziring Email Address : <email removed> Description : UAC has been trying to stage a counter- attack on Hell, via the realms of the four elements: Air, Water, Earth and Fire. The effort has gone awry, the demons are winning, and you have gone in to eliminate all opposition. Additional Credits to : iD, for such a great open technology! R. Quinet & B. Wyber (Authors of DEU), B. Neisius (dmmusic, dmgraph, dmaud), R. Rossbach et.al. (idbsp), C. Reed (BSP 1.2x), K. Wilkins (wacker), Jens Hykkelbjerg (Rmb), Pharses (Dshrink), S. Kearney (1 mus file), M. Coyne (2 mus), All my beta testers specially Joe and Mike, Corel Corp., Digital Expressions, Aldus, Various sites on the net for MIDI files. (and my wife for putting up with this..) ====================================================================== * Play Information * Episode and Level #s : E1M1 - E1M4, E1M9 Single Player : Yes Cooperative 2-4 Player : Yes (designed for 2, mainly) Deathmatch 2-4 Player : Yes (untested, E1M4 could be good) Difficulty Settings : Yes (substantial variation) New Sounds : Yes (all music, two sounds) New Graphics : Yes (new textures, titles, startup) Demos Replaced : None Notes : The Pwad file elements.wad does not contain the new music selections. Selections of classical music are in elmusic2.wad, and pop music (sorta) is in elmusic1.wad. All the graphics are in elements.wad. For more information, see elnotes.txt * Construction * Base : New levels from scratch Build Time : 100 hours (whew!) Editor(s) used : DEU 5.21 Tool(s) used : dmgraph, dmmusic, midi2mus, dmaud, idbsp, bsp12x, rmb, wacker, dshrink, PaintShop Pro, SB Wave Studio, Music Sculptor, Aldus Photostyler, CorelDRAW, Corel PhotoPaint. Known Bugs : Occasional dark vertical lines with joined partially transparent textures. One instance of the veil effect (hard to find, doesn't hurt play). Funny transient falling floor effect in FIRE, just a quirk of the DOOM engine, not really HOM. [Note: Dshrink has been applied to these maps, that makes this Pwad unsuitable for map editing. Anybody who wants the unshrunk maps to use, just contact me via email.] * Copyright / Permissions * Authors MAY use this level as a base to build additional levels. You MAY distribute this DOOM add-on in any electronic format (BBS, Diskette, CD, etc) as long as you include this file intact. The musical selections in Elmusic1.wad are copyrighted by the various musicians and are distributed for personal, private use only. * Where to get this WAD * FTP sites: infant2.sphs.indiana.edu (and mirrors)