Doom Returns - FINAL PREVIEW [Megawad]

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Doom Returns - FINAL PREVIEW [Megawad]

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Edit:
Here's the release thread: viewtopic.php?t=78830

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As promised, we've uploaded Part 2 of the video preview of Episode 3 of Doom Returns on our website here: https://www.itsdandytime.com/doom-retur ... -3-preview
It's about 8 minutes long. If you have trouble viewing our site, here's a direct link to the video: https://youtu.be/tDUqp87qGhc

Our episode 3 screenshots page has also been updated to included Map 30: https://www.itsdandytime.com/doomreturnsscreenshotsep3
Screenshots of this episode's secret levels (Map 35 and Map 36) will be posted after the final release of Doom Returns this month.
Note: Due to security restrictions set by our website provider that are out of our control, our website only officially supports the following browsers: Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari.


Status update
All maps are complete. We're just doing some final testing and tidying up some things.


Release date
2/14/2024 (Valentine's Day)


Release details
The upcoming release (v3.0) is the debut of Episode 3: Descent into Darkness, and it's also the official full and final release of Doom Returns containing all three episodes and a total of 36 maps (each episode contains 10 main maps and 2 secret maps).
Minor updates have been made to episodes 1 and 2 also.


Requirements
  • Latest version of GZDoom (v4.11.3 at the time of this writing) in hardware rendering mode
  • DOOM2.wad

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Re: Doom Returns - FINAL PREVIEW [Megawad]

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Just wanted to post a quick update since we missed our January release window. Unfortunately I was sick a couple days this week, or we would’ve released Doom Returns on the 31st. But we plan to release it sometime this weekend (February 3rd/4th).

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Hi everyone,

I'm working diligently to try to get this released. Just need to do a final run-through of the last 3 levels and then prep the release announcement. I already updated most of the pages on our website (https://www.itsdandytime.com) earlier today to support the release, so at least that's done. Some of the screenshots are still outdated, but I'll update those post-release.

My best guess is it will be out Tuesday 2/6 or Wednesday 2/7.

Thank you for your patience!

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Re: Doom Returns - FINAL PREVIEW [Megawad]

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Hello again! Unfortunately my colleague TomServoCrow also got sick this week and hasn't been able to finish his testing. I've tested everything thoroughly and everything seems pretty solid, but I'd feel way more comfortable waiting for him to finish. It should only take him an hour or two to do so once he's feeling better, so we are literally at the finish line. Sorry again for the multiple delays. Rather than announce yet another date, I'm just going to say that I'll release it ASAP after he's back on his feet.

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Re: Doom Returns - FINAL PREVIEW [Megawad]

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Sorry for the delay
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Are you guys doing okay? Take as much time as you need to complete the wad, but please prioritize life first and foremost.
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Yes, thank you, just been busy! We should have more free time this coming week.
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Today is the day! Look for a release announcement later today.

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Edit:
Here's the release thread: viewtopic.php?t=78830

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