Posts Tagged ‘Zdoom’

Have You Played… Action Doom 2: Urban Brawl?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

With an army of palleteswapped streetpunks, health-restoring food hidden in trash cans, fragile melee weapons, rare firearms, and cheery electronic music, Action Doom 2: Urban Brawl [official site] is the finest Streets of Rage homage beat ’em up I’ve played in years. Even more impressive is that the free game does this from a first-person perspective in a modified version of the Doom engine.

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Harmony In My Head: Harmony

STAY AWAY FROM THAT TRAP DOOR!

Picked up from the relentless, irresistible, magnificent Juggernaut of indie-gaming coverage TIGsource, Harmony is a clear labour of love. It’s a stand-alone game based on the ZDoom code which is – apparently – 8 years in the making. Crikey. My favourite feature is that the enemies are all based on actual creatures moulded from clay. More of that sort of thing, game designers. I want a retro-Trap Door shooter, pronto. BERK! FEED ME! FEED ME BULLETS! Anyway, you can get it from here and the video follows…
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