The Gantlet
The Gantlet by ..::WHAT!?
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#15   19 Apr 2022
My earliest experience with Deathmatch was in Doom 2 on the level this is based on. A friend and I would play on a couple of 486's over a serial cable he built. LOL. For some reason we always (or mostly) played this and Super2.wad.
When it came to making this I wish I had spent more time figuring out how to do some more complicated architecture in Q3 Radiant. I was trying to keep it simple because I didn't want to lose that Doomish atmosphere. Coming back to it now some of the stuff is pretty damn chunky looking though. I was also a little too married to including EVERYTHING in the map. I probably could have gotten a little more creative on my layout changes as well. Maybe I'll get ambitious and go for a do over one of these days... Maybe. I hope so. I've been having a lot of fun with Q3 again.
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SW12 unregistered
#14   03 Mar 2011
The map had the beggining area changed. I don't really think that was needed. Also I think someone ought to make an E1M1 remake. OOh, Or what about E1M8?? Yeah, and have the music with it too?
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Mihai : unregistered
#13   25 Nov 2008
For you ... If you built this level .... map 03 ... hm hm ... can you to build map 24 . To bot's like I , Xaero , so pick in lava map 24 ? Can you create ? Please ? ........ I like more that but I'm to die ....

Find the Map 24 - The Chasm . I like to see to powerfull shader's with it and in Quake 3 Arena ....

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Anton unregistered
#12   03 Aug 2004
Todtsteltzer - thanks!

This is it!

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Todtsteltzer unregistered
#11   02 Aug 2004
Anton, take a look at 'The Bad Place':
www.thebadplace.us/
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Anton unregistered
#10   02 Aug 2004
I have those models, except of Revenant, somewhere on CD's at home..

I played against Sonic & Super Mario bots (downloaded from polycount, too) :)

Btw - there was a cool site - "deja-review" with a maps like this, but it seems to be dead.

Anyone knows similar other site?

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..::WHAT!? unregistered
#9   31 Jul 2004
Anton, thanks a lot for your comments! I am glad to read that you are enjoying the map. As far as the bots go I notice Sarge and Uriel tend to navigate the level the best. If you really want a nostalgia feel swing by polycount and grab the imp, arachnatron, and revenant bots they have up for download. I also really recomend the Generations Arena mod. ;) You are very welcome for the map!
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Anton unregistered
#8   31 Jul 2004
Exellent map!

I like to play a remakes of such classic things. I really love to play old game's themes and when it's converted to another engine - it brings so much fun!

A great nostalgia! I started to play PC games from Doom2 - so I relly love a levels like this!

Played it with two nightmare bots - exellent.

But... - they always fight almost in one area (those with green/blue torches). And always trying to get ligtning gun and invisibility. No other goodies. But it still very good gameplay.

9/10, and thanks for the map!

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..::WHAT!? unregistered
#7   31 Jul 2004
Meh, its my first go at mapping, and probably my last. I don't see how the reveiw was bias. Its not like Pho came out and called it the gratest thing since sliced bread. As he said I just made the map on my own, I knew of Generations Arena, my map is based on Doom2 so I presented it to them and they liked it. This is just a level I always wanted to see in Quake3. Now it is.

Either way thanks for downloading it.

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Phoenix unregistered
#6   30 Jul 2004
For the record, Wirehead did not commission this map, What!? built it on his own, presented it to us, and we liked it. How is that biased?
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J2KoOl63 unregistered
#5   30 Jul 2004
Thanks Tig. I was wondering why that was there for.
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Friction unregistered
#4   30 Jul 2004
I sincerely hope rest of the maps you choose are better.
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Scampie unregistered
#3   30 Jul 2004
Nice to see completely unbiased map reviews on LvL.
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Tig unregistered
#2   30 Jul 2004
The machinegun makes more sense with the Generations mod, thats why it was included.
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J2KoOl63 unregistered
#1   30 Jul 2004
The Gantlet is an open map in a lot of areas but it is from Doom so I can't say much about that. Bots play excellent. They seem to put up a challenge. Item placement I thought was ok. The machinegun was a little pointless to put in though. Not a keeper in my book but Doom fans would most likely like it. Great idea. I give it a solid 6/10.

-J2KoOl63

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