This wad is 259kb when unzipped. Usually, I don't like secrets in doom maps because they bore me. However, in the spirit of 'Tricks & Traps', w...

dickie08.WAD, issue 1
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Title                   : dickie08.WAD, issue 1
Date Finished           : May 98
Author                  : Richard Wiles
Email Address           : <email removed>
Other Files By Author   : dickie01-07 (More in the 'Dickie-Doom' series "The crusades" to follow)
Misc. Author Info       : 30yr old helicopter engineer, lives in Yeovil, England.  Supporter of 
  Yeovil Town FC and Brighton & Hove Albion (Well, somebody has to!!)
  Keen runner, curry eater, gardener and doomaholic.

Description             : This wad is 259kb when unzipped.

  Usually, I don't like secrets in doom maps because they bore me.
  However, in the spirit of 'Tricks & Traps', which was the original
  map08, I thought I would include a few puzzles in this one.

  Note - you must solve the secrets to finish the map.  I have put clues
  in but have no idea how easy / hard they are???

  If, like me,  you just can't be bothered, then see the bottom of this
  text file for how to get the keys.

  There are also a couple of cruel tricks in this map - so save often!
Additional Credits to   : My girlfriend Ness, for tolerating my obsession with this project.
  id for doom - best game ever!
* Type of DOOM II file*

New level WAD           : Yes

Map #                   : Map 08
Single Player           : Yes
Cooperative 2-4 Player  : Sorry, no.
Deathmatch 2-4 Player   : Sorry, no.
Difficulty Settings     : Yes
New Sounds              : No
New Music               : No.
New Graphics            : No, though used the rail texture from 'Plutonia'.
Demos Replaced          : None

* Construction *

Base                    : New level from scratch
Build Time              : Ages....
Editor(s) used          : Doomcad6.1, DMapEdit (for node building), Wintex.
Known Bugs              : None, though if you find any, please mail me.
May Not Run With...     :

* Copyright / Permissions *

Authors may NOT use this level as a base to build additional

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 *

FTP sites: cdrom & mirrors

* Waffle

I design all my wads with skill levels such that I can complete it on UV without using cheat 
codes or secrets (but only just....and I know what's coming!).  Level 1 on the other hand is 
easy for the experienced player but should provide a challenge for the less talented / novices 

I would really like to see some .lmp's of people playing my wads.  Please feel free to mail me
your demo recordings.

Also, any reviews are most welcome.



The red key is on a platform which can be viewed from the 'control room' window at the start.
Access to this platform is via a secret teleporter.  To find the teleporter, go to the bridge
with the red key switch on either side.  To get to these switches, you must jump off a short 
ramp on either side.  Go to the ramp on the other side.  Jumping off this ramp will lower a 
platform to reveal the teleporter.  But where is it????  Well, behind you actually.


Once you are over the red key bridge you come to a large pit with four platforms.  In the room
at the bottom of the pit is a teleporter which takes you to a yellow key switch - press it.
You can now jump onto a ledge in the pit with a switch.  Pressing this switch lowers a platform
to another secret teleporter.  But where is it?  Quickly jump into the teleporter at the bottom
of the pit to find out.

Note, you cannot access the yellow key directly - this is instant death (well it is tricks & 


The blue key is on a tall, silver platform.  To get the key, lower the platform with a secret
switch.  This switch can be found in the adjacent nukage pit.  Here, there is a small platform.
Lowering this platform in the usual way will reveal the switch - its behind you!!


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