[WIP] Maximum doom in one (update: first doom2 side hub map)

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[WIP] Maximum doom in one (update: first doom2 side hub map)

Postby asbadagba » Wed Apr 13, 2022 3:49 am

This is just maximum doom but assembled into a modern map compilation like compendium.

changes from regular maximum doom:
- a massive hub map with exits to every maximum doom wad
- sound/sprite replacements were removed for playability with gameplay mods
- exits added to maps that didn't have them
- all textures converted to png and ran through png-opt
- all maps had their reject & blockmap removed for further optimization

but do note: the only thing modern here is the presentation, the maps themselves are mostly the same ones from 1994/95.
the hub has a readme area for further info.

some of the wads didn't make it, here they are and why
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doom 1:

goregsnd.wad is just sound replacements
rmh19.wad has the exact same maps as rmh.wad but different demos

doom 2 (so far):

beav-but.wad is just sounds (from beavis and butthead)
blastem1.wad is just e1m9 from doom1 but without enemies or coop starts
doom142.wad is the first three episodes from doom 1 converted to doom 2, unedited
(except for doom1 textures replaced with doom2 ones by the converter)
this wouldn't be allowed on idgames so i didn't include it here either



screenshots from the (doom1) hub:




oh, and this is 100% compatible with zandronum, but ive noticed it loads slowly (probably because of how many maps there are),
so i mainly tested it with gzdoom

the doom 1 side (398 total maps):
https://www.dropbox.com/s/8ftmvrmg5faut ... e.pk3?dl=0

the doom 2 side (v1 - first hub - 1086 total maps so far):
https://www.dropbox.com/s/mngfxujyi5xa9 ... 1.pk3?dl=0
^i'll release a new version when i finish a hub map, each one contains roughly a thousand maps

addon: doom1 textures in doom2:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/h35hredlbaepf ... x.wad?dl=0
^add-on for the doom2 side, this is a texture pack containing the doom1 textures that doom 2 is missing
(it's from realm667, but i converted it to png, optimized it and added sp_dude6 which was missing)
some of the maps in the doom2 side are converted from doom 1 but some of them still use doom 1 textures
(the converter came with a wad that adds the doom1 textures), resulting in missing textures; zdoom will play
the maps just fine but the missing textures will turn into checkerboards, load this wad if you don't want that to happen

bonus: the heretic side (19 total maps):
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6giqen5k4fvjt ... e.pk3?dl=0
^i didnt make a hub map since there aren't that many heretic wads,
instead each wad is selectable as its own "episode"
Last edited by asbadagba on Wed May 11, 2022 4:19 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: [WIP] Maximum doom in one

Postby ScarredOut » Sat Apr 30, 2022 2:48 pm

Nice job man! This is very cool for lads like me who somehow enjoy shoveling through the endless amounts of crap salads you get with a click of the random button on /idgames.
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Re: [WIP] Maximum doom in one

Postby SaveTheDoomer » Mon May 02, 2022 1:21 pm

So many memories... does anybody know the name of the song on demon.wad? I've never found it... :(
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