DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - RC1 RELEASED!

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Big Ol' Billy
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DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - RC1 RELEASED!

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All the kids are talking about the holiday season’s hottest line of action figures: the Decorate-Breakin’ Kringles. Too bad they’re sold out on this planet! If Doomguy doesn’t want to disappoint his baby Cacodemon, he’s going to have to jingle all the way across the galaxy for some ultra-last-minute shopping. Of course, getting his hands on the last remaining DBK figurines might require getting a little aggressive—especially when there's an intergalactic shopping frenzy breaking out! Go elbow-to-elbow with toy-scalping alien bastards, merchandise-mad Spaceballs, and the universe's deadliest Christmas tree in DBK02: The DBK Holiday Special!

The DBK Holiday Special is a 11+2 map Christmas adventure from the December Bastards Krew, which takes the holiday season into the darkest reaches of outer space. Fans of Alien Bastards! and Spaceballs: The Sequel should be particularly interested in this one! ;)

DBK02 runs on the Doom2 IWAD, targeting ZDoom 2.8.1. It has also been tested with recent GZDoom versions. We wanted to get this out by Christmas Eve, so expect one more extra-special map coming soon, along with difficulty settings! Send in those bug reports as well.

>>DOWNLOAD RC1<<

IWAD: Doom 2
Freelook: Permitted, not necessary
Jump: No
Crouch: No
Swimming: Required--if not using freelook, make sure to have swim up/down controls bound
Difficulty settings: Coming soon!

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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special

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Very temped to try out this. I'm not the greatest mapper but damn I love what you guys do. :D
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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special

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Hope you can make it onboard Endless! A short 5min piece is more than acceptable, doesn’t need to be War and Peace.

Just to expand a little on the maps in the respack: In the resource pack you’ll find a MAP01 which acts as a display piece for all of the custom monsters and objects, as well as some potential location themes, and also has some gameplay to it. It’s recommended for prospective mappers to go through this map from start to finish, will take roughly 5mins.

MAP02 is a short fully playable map by gaspe that shows off classic Doomy gameplay and layout in a ZDoom context. Maps of this length are more than acceptable, and welcome, as it’s nice to get bite size pieces to break up the lengthier efforts some of us DBK old heads are known for.

A note about consistency is that we’d like all green and orange nukage to be damaging.

The GUIDE lump in the resource wad that Bill mentioned also contains some important useful info about texture theme groupings. There are a substantial amount in the pack, but have been broken up and prefixed to make it easy to quickly move around the texture selection box in the editor. The prefixes and relevant groups are listed in the GUIDE lump.

Any questions or issues don’t hesitate to yell out, happy mapping ho ho ho!
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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special

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To expand some more on the theme of this set and to provide some examples, the theme is in effect Christmas in Space and draws heavily on our previous works, mainly Alien Bastards, which you can find in the links below:

Alien Bastards!
https://www.moddb.com/games/doom-ii/add ... n-bastards

Spaceballs: The Sequel
https://www.moddb.com/games/doom-ii/add ... e-dbp-maps

Previous DBK-run Christmas projects
https://www.moddb.com/games/doom-ii/add ... om-project
https://www.moddb.com/games/doom-ii/add ... tmas-carol
https://www.moddb.com/games/doom-ii/add ... ack-bender

Here are some wip screenshots, some further along than others, to get an idea of what some peeps are up to currently:
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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - MAPPING BEGINS

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Good tips, Glen! Incorporated some of that into the OP :)
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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - MAPPING BEGINS

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Some more wip screenshots (not mine):


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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - MAPPING BEGINS

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'Twas the month before Christmas, when announced to us,
The DB Krew were working, on their latest opus.

They had brainstormed a theme, to make our hearts race,
Big Ol' Billy said, "This time, we'll head out to space!"

"A quest for action figures, will be a nice jaunt,
Doomguy will hunt toys, until he is gaunt!"

To Slade and Doom Builder, the DB Krew sped,
While visions of Cacowards, danced in their heads.
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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - MAPPING BEGINS

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Tesculpture wrote:'Twas the month before Christmas, when announced to us,
The DB Krew were working, on their latest opus.

They had brainstormed a theme, to make our hearts race,
Big Ol' Billy said, "This time, we'll head out to space!"

"A quest for action figures, will be a nice jaunt,
Doomguy will hunt toys, until he is gaunt!"

To Slade and Doom Builder, the DB Krew sped,
While visions of Cacowards, danced in their heads.
Simply beautiful Tesculpture, brings a tear to the eye :'-)


Another wip shot, and here's a disclaimer warning: this screenshot features unspeakable and heinous crimes against Christmas, put the young 'uns to bed before viewing:

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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - MAPPING BEGINS

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Some more wip screens from various peeps:


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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - MAPPING BEGINS

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Updated resource pack in the OP, we're now at v2.
Changes:
  • Improved Cyberneezer Scrooge death (no longer shoots out health bonuses)
  • Big Ol' Billy poster and doll
I've also got a pretty sizable map to go with it!

Planet of the Cyber-Scrooges PLAYS MAP01, use resources v2!

Scanners indicate a large concentration of humbug on this planet...
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Even more screens, these are mine this time and this map will be dropping very soon:


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For anybody on the fence about making a map for this, there's still plenty of time for some nice stocking fillers Ho Ho Ho!
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And here's my map ready for playing and testing:

BAD PIZZA v1.1
https://www.dropbox.com/s/uetdjyza980pj ... 1.wad?dl=1

Plays on MAP01 slot and uses the music D_ABMAP3. Use with the v2 resources in the first post of this thread.
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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - MAPPING BEGINS

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where is everyone else submitting their maps? is there a super-secret discord or something?
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Re: DBK02: The DBK Christmas Special - MAPPING BEGINS

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Here's the map I made with Jaxxoon R. It'll be using D_SBMAP8.
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/ ... v1.1.2.wad
Updated to v1.1.2
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