A large alien base has been discovered by a Scout and Survey team in the Regulus Cluster on a close Terran analogue. Sensor readings show possible ...

1.27 MB
WAD Type
MAP02, MAP03
Title                   : Oracle...
Filename                : ORACLE.WAD from DM2ORA.ZIP
Authors                 :     Jim Flynn and Scott Harper
Email Address           : CIS: 72713,3334 and 75041,1460
  (Also for Scott : <email removed>)
Misc. Author Info       :      Programmer and  CNE, Doomers both

Description             : A large alien base has been discovered by 
  a Scout and Survey team in the Regulus
  Cluster on a close Terran analogue.
  Sensor readings show possible traces of
  a highly advanced technology. You've been 
  assigned the job of exploration. Relax! 
  Fleet Intel reports that it's 99.999%
  likely that the base is unoccupied and
  probably friendly (yeah,right!). You won't
  be allowed to carry any weapons in but your
  pistol... as usual. 

  FI also reports that sensors show five 
  areas adjoining the main plaza, and
  suggests exploration counter-clockwise from
  the southeast. Some security gates and
  devices do seem to still show energy flows... 
  strange. You will beamed into one location 
  showing some anomalous energy readings.

  By The Way - you wouldn't want to upgrade your
  insurance plan now - would you?


INSTRUCTIONS              Oracle.wad is ~~1.3 MEG. If you sucessfully
  extracted/unzipped it, from the \DOOM2 directory,
  you should be able to type the following :

  DOOM2 -FILE ORACLE.WAD  [-options] <ENTER>



Play notes:               You will require Doom ][ and a 486/66 with
  local video to be able play this wad well.
  This wad is the largest single level we 
  know of, and some impact on play speed is
  impossible to avoid. However we have used all
  means at our disposal, especially RMB, to make
  it playable, and we beleive it is.

  Co-op and Deathmatch notes:
  This wad is large and complex, hence not 
  ideally suited for multi-player play and
  potentially slow. But, the starts are
  there and it HAS been tested and support
  HAS been added.


Additional Credits to   : Play testers: John Keary, Matt Jonelis
: Tom Neff for his sky texture from PUEBLO.WAD
: Brendon Wyber and Raphael Quinet for DEU-GCC
: Colin Reed for BSP1.2x
: Olivier Montannuy for DeuTex 2.9
: HevKev for the DeuTex Manual
: Jens Hykkelbjerg for RMB
: Those folks at ID, for Doom & Doom2

* Play Information *

Level #                 : MAP02 (MAP03 also implemented - single only)
Single Player           : Yes
Cooperative 2-4 Player  : Yes - Slow unless using killer machines
Deathmatch 2-4 Player   : Yes - Ditto...
Difficulty Settings     : Yes - but UV recommended
New Sounds              : No
New Graphics            : Yes
New Music               : No
Demos Replaced          : None


* Construction *

Base                    : New level from scratch
Tools(s) used           : For level editing: DEU 5.2 (GCC), 
  For node building: BSP 1.2x
  For reject map building: RMB
  For wad composition: DeuTex 2.9


* Known Bugs *          : Well, we kinda forgot to put multi-
  starting points in MAP03, so if you 
  play through Oracle in multi-, the 
  whole thing will crash when you try 
  to start MAP03...Sorry, but we feel
  that these levels are best played alone.


* Copyright / Permissions *

The sky texture in this wad is the property of Tom Neff and may not
be used elsewhere without his permission. We thank him for his
kindness in allowing us to use it here. Other than that:

Do what you want but don't blame US...

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 


* Where to get this WAD *

Compuserve Gamers Forum, Hot or Action Game Aids, filename: DM2ORA.ZIP
PC World Online Forum, The Doom Room, filename: ORACLE.ZIP


* Other Doom 2 wads by these authors on Compuserve *

Blindside!               - DM2BLS.ZIP by Scott Harper

The Interdiction Zone    - DM2ITZ.ZIP by Jim Flynn

* Other Doom 1 wads by these authors

Brundle's Revenge        - DMBRND.ZIP 
Quad                     - DMQUAD.ZIP 
Castle from Hell         - DMCAS.ZIP by Scott Harper

The Tower                - DMTWR.ZIP
The Wheel                - DMWHEE.ZIP
The Citadel              - DMCITI.ZIP
Wack!                    - DMWACK.ZIP
Up and Down              - DMUPDN.ZIP 
The Gulch                - DMGLCH.ZIP 
Peano                    - DMPEAN.ZIP
The Rings                - DMRING.ZIP
Mt. Doom                 - DMMTDM.ZIP
Surrounded!              - DMSRND.ZIP by Jim Flynn


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