DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by DPrinny » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:25 pm

snowkatt wrote:
koopa42 wrote:Doom is better than most games full stop

i wouldnt go that far
but id rather play doom then any call of duty
or call of bond
or halo
or black
or most fps games from the last 10 years
What if it was done today...................

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4yIxUOWrtw

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by snowkatt » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:29 pm

DPrinny wrote:
snowkatt wrote:
koopa42 wrote:Doom is better than most games full stop

i wouldnt go that far
but id rather play doom then any call of duty
or call of bond
or halo
or black
or most fps games from the last 10 years
What if it was done today...................

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4yIxUOWrtw
...a censored disgrace a travesty
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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by ChipTune » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:40 pm

I saw that video just the other day. Made me laugh. New FPS games are horrible. Every single one ruined by QTE's, unskippable cutscenes, awful voice acting / story, and loads of filler material in the form of fetch quests.

Shamefully I have never played RAGE.. is that worth playing or does it not really have the same blasting action as doom?
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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by The Beans » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:47 pm

ChipTune wrote:Every single one ruined by QTE's, unskippable cutscenes, awful voice acting / story, and loads of filler material in the form of fetch quests.
People who think this should play Serious Sam 3.
If it's slower than me, dumber than me and it tastes good ... tough titty.

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by markopoloman » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:50 pm

Yes, Serious Sam 3 :D I love that game... No f'ing around, just shoot everything.
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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by DPrinny » Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:11 pm

Seen vids of SS3.
They have changed it from the "Hold the button till out of ammo" to well not
ChipTune wrote:I saw that video just the other day. Made me laugh. New FPS games are horrible. Every single one ruined by QTE's, unskippable cutscenes, awful voice acting / story, and loads of filler material in the form of fetch quests.

Shamefully I have never played RAGE.. is that worth playing or does it not really have the same blasting action as doom?
Id say it is, its modern, but it at least feels good, there are a lot worse games to spend £5 on

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by The Beans » Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:26 pm

Rage is a good game but it doesn't have the "feel" of classic Doom.

Rage has the feel of the first Bioshock. With driving bits.
If it's slower than me, dumber than me and it tastes good ... tough titty.

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by ChipTune » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:02 pm

markopoloman wrote:Yes, Serious Sam 3 :D I love that game... No f'ing around, just shoot everything.

I really enjoyed Serious Sam 3. I bought it on steam when it came out and whizzed through it over a weekend. It was old school, no frills, fun. The Egyptian setting gets pretty old after a while though. Still, I would recommend it for a laugh.

I've just downloaded the CLASSIC DOOM mod for Doom 3. The whole first episode (Knee Deep In The Dead) from the original Doom, but with the graphics, and dark horror setting of Doom 3. It's really good. Will be adding this to part 2 of my Doom feature on my.. cough.. blog :D
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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by koopa42 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:05 pm

I made the classic mistake with Rage ..... expecting some sort of Doom 3.5, I was wrong and wrong to expect that. As a stand alone game? I like Rage, it looks like sex, runs like sex and the only downside is (in hindsight) the lack of enemies on screen. It's a great advert for what might be available for Doom 4 though. Bioshock on the Rage engine? Drool.

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:53 pm

great article Chippers, thanks for posting, you have clearly put a lot of work into it.

The playstation has the best version, and as you rightly say the jag version is rendered almost unplayable due to that abominable controller.

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by ChipTune » Thu Feb 21, 2013 6:10 pm

HalcyonDaze00 wrote:great article Chippers, thanks for posting, you have clearly put a lot of work into it.

The playstation has the best version, and as you rightly say the jag version is rendered almost unplayable due to that abominable controller.
Thanks, I'm glad you liked it. :D

Do you play Doom at all on modern systems? XBLA / PSN?
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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by kiwimike » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:04 am

I enjoyed Rage, didn't know what to expect when I bought it cheap, thoroughly enjoy it.

Doom...Ah, this would be close to my all time fave game. I just love it, I love not having to fart around with up/down stuff and just blast and blast again. I like Doom 3 although it's not really the same thing anymore.
I enjoy most versions of Doom I've played, but the PS1 Doom/Doom 2/Final Doom are my faves. The controller especially seemed to suit the game (for me anyway).

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:17 am

Back in the day I use to play Doom with just a keyboard, using the arrow keys to look around and WASD to move around. I think I would really, really struggle to do that nowadays lol.

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by batman877 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 4:43 am

gman72 wrote:PS1 Doom kicked creepy ass. The biggest and best verion bar none.
I assume you're talking about 'Final Doom' which was indeed very good for a PS1 game. The original 'Doom' on PS1 was good too, however have you tried the N64 version? Bigger and better.

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Re: DOOM - 20 years on and still going strong

Post by koopa42 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:18 am

PS1 doom is teh best. Nothing else even come close. Club Doom FTW, better music FTW everything FTW. It was better than (the also excellent) Final Doom

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