Title : The Thing
Date Completed : 04/15/13
Filename : thething.map
Author : Thobias Fast
Email Address : thibiasfast_(AT)hotmail.com / thobias.fast(AT)gmail.com
Other Levels : City of Despair, Crossroads, Ginnungagap, Stadium
Redux, Desert Storm, Retaliation
Description : The Thing is a homage to the... well, sci-fi
horror film named "The Thing" by John Carpenter
released in 1982.
Don't expect any riveting combat here. This is
more or less just a dedication to the film. If
you don't like that sort of thing, fine, but
don't bitch and whine to me about the lack of
Additional Credits : Walter Fox for inspiration and testing as well as
Forge for testing.
John Carpenter and his crew for the film
Naoshi Mizuta for the Parasite Eve II soundtrack
The guys over at outpost31.com for being a
valuable asset. Without you this map would've
never been made.
* Play Information *
Single Player : Yes
Cooperative 2-8 Player : No
DukeMatch 2-8 Player : No
Difficulty Settings : N/A
Atomic Edition Required : Yes
New Sound : Yes
New Music : Yes
New Art : No
Modified CONs : Yes
Demos Replaced : None
* Construction *
Base : New level from scratch
Build Time : 2 years
Editor(s) used : Mapster32
Known Bugs : Nothing that I'm aware of.
May Not Run With... : Old DOS version of Duke Nukem 3D or any other
source port except EDuke32.
Important Notes : Since this is using a feature called TROR (true-
room-over-room) not present in the old DOS game
or any other source port it will NOT WORK WITH
THESE. EDuke32 IS REQUIRED!
Please also refrain from using the High
Resolution Pack (HRP), Polymer or the classic
8-bit rendering. This was designed with the
Polymost rendering in mind. Using any of the
other rendering modes will produce visual
glitches not present in Polymost. SO POLYMOST
ONLY AND DON'T COME AND FUCKING BITCH TO ME IF IT
LOOKS WRONG JUST BECAUSE YOU'RE USING THE WRONG
Also if you have any custom sounds files in the
root folder of EDuke32 please remove or move them
elsewhere as they might conflict with the sound
files inside the thething31.zip archive.
Installation : Unzip the contents of the .ZIP into the root
folder of EDuke32. Use the .BAT file
(thething.bat) to launch the game.
* Copyright / Permissions *
I don't care, you may use this map to build upon and/or copy sectors over to another map* as long as you give
me credit for it. Thank you.
*Unless your name is Gambini. Hurr hurr.