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BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL Edition) v2.2

PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2020 7:28 pm
by ZDL_800




Greetings Brutalists...

This is the continuation of Sergeant Mark IV's Brutal Heretic mod. Well, after been seemingly abandoned for a few years, we have continued Brutal Heretic where Sarge and Seidolon has left off.

Latest Update May 27, 2020

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Download and play for an amazing experience of brutality. Leave feedback please! Good feedback = progress.

Credits...

Sprites:
Seidolon - Sabreclaw gibs, Purple flares, some spark recolors, Crossbow powered sprites, some tracer recolors, Corvus kick
Neoworm - Heretic Staff swing
ZDL - Optimized Sprites

Sounds:
Raven software - Hexen, and Hexen 2
Id software - Doom, and Doom 2
Seidolon - Edits from the Free Sound Library

Misc. Graphics:
Seidolon - Title graphics, minor edits of blue shadow's stuff, black box in main menu
Blue Shadow - HUD bar graphics

Code:
Sergeant Mark IV - Brutal Heretic stuff (will specify eventually)
Seidolon - New stuff (will specify eventually)
Randy Heit - Decorate bases on ZDoom Wiki
ZDL - COOP implementation, Optimized and error fixing

Image Coop Online
At the current moment the mod works correctly in Coop Online mode, its highly recommended to add 'ResurrectUpdate' and 'Episodic EX' to the mod order.

Image VR Edition
For more information on the Brutal Heretic VR Edition please head over to the ZDL Projects Patreon page.

Image Work In Progress
In the process of Ai Neural Network Upscaling sprites and optimizing the lighting system for newer versions of GZDoom.



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BRUTAL HERETIC RPG - Brutal Heretic v2.2

If you like our work, please consider supporting us on Patreon.

Limited Time to have your name be scribed into the walls of the Heretic intro for all eternity.

Bless'd to thee o' epic one.




Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:43 am
by ZDL_800
Update here.

COOP mode works fine but we are attempting to create a MegaWAD which would combine all 5 episodes of Heretic into 1 brutal chapter.

Should be a blast if I can figure this out.

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:34 am
by Ryuhi
ZDL_800 wrote:Update here.

COOP mode works fine but we are attempting to create a MegaWAD which would combine all 5 episodes of Heretic into 1 brutal chapter.

Should be a blast if I can figure this out.

You don't need a megawad for that. There are multiple mods like Episodic EX that will do that for you.

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:28 am
by ZDL_800
Hello Ryuhi and thanks for the reply.

Absolutely brilliant! Going to check it out ASAP! How did I miss this I'll never know?

Thanks again.

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:12 am
by 3336655445
Very good!

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:25 am
by ZDL_800
I appreciate your time.

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:57 pm
by komodoc
I thought this one was totally forgotten... glad to see it's still being developed.

Not really a fan of the wand. I think I prefer Heretic's design to this one.

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:37 am
by ZDL_800
This is Heretic? Do you mean that you prefer the Hexen design?

Its a blast in coop mode.

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:28 pm
by ReyChorizoARG
Hi, are there any instructions on how to make this work?
I can't get it to work at all. I've loaded the files in the order they appear in the zip file on ZDL, launch from the heretic.wad and nothing happens.
It just loads vanilla heretic.
Thanks in advance!

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:47 am
by ZDL_800
Very strange.

What version of GZDoom are you using on ZDL? Can you post a screenshot of the ZDL panel showing the mod order?

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:59 am
by deus-misereatur
First off, I'm totally loving this fresh take on one of the first game I've ever played. I've a question though: being somewhat of a completionist, I've been having trouble collecting all the items of any particular map - due to the armor and health drops, I presume. Is this a common thing?

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:20 am
by ZDL_800
Hello and thanks for the reply.

Glad you enjoy, so the items, I'm sure you can reach 100%, did you reach 100% with the kills?

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:43 am
by deus-misereatur
Yep. Got 100% for secrets and kills. Keeping a close eye on item %, I notice that sometimes when monsters drop health/armor, the counter will either take a while to update, or increment the counter by a large margin suddenly. Could it be that the increase of monster drops that contribute to the item count is causing some chaos with the item counter?

Either way, this is not game-breaking by any means - all it does is prod at my completionist nature which I shall happily ignore if there're no countermeasures that can be taken. Thanks again for keeping this mod up to date!

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:57 pm
by Ryuhi
Pretty sure its because the armor items might not have the COUNTITEM flag cleared

Re: BRUTAL HERETIC RPG (ZDL EDITION) v2.2

PostPosted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:55 pm
by deus-misereatur
I see. Well, in that case, I'll just live with it. Thanks!