VietDoom is the love-child of Apocalypse Now and id Software program

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By Emily Gera,
Thursday, 15 August 2019 17:40 GMT

One Veteran Doom modder has taken it upon himself to create a brand new Doom marketing campaign set throughout the 1968 Vietnam Struggle that takes inspiration from the basic Francis Ford Coppola’s warfare movie Apocalypse Now. However, you understand, Doom model.

VietDoom – an upcoming 10 map demo from modder Sgt_Mark_IV – is a complete conversion of the basic id Software program sport, changing almost all components of the unique sport with new property and audio that places you within the footwear of an American soldier inside a pixelated Vietnam jungle. It’s “just about an journey re-imagining Apocalypse Now’s story,” says the modder.

And naturally, in full Apocalypse Now model, VietDoom’s newest pre-alpha trailer comes full with The Rolling Stone’s Paint It Black (albeit, a MIDI rendition). You possibly can take a look at the footage under.

VietDoom is loosely impressed by video games like NAM and Rising Storm Vietnam –  combining jungles, correct interval weapons, and many gore and burning issues.

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The preliminary marketing campaign demo will function comparatively practical mission varieties, from rescuing lacking prisoners of warfare, to search-and-destroy targetting, and ambushing convoys.

However in basic Doom kind, the total marketing campaign – which is predicted to take some years but, as it’s the work of only one developer – can have a supernatural twist. “[B]ecause that is Doom,” says Sgt_Mark_IV, “and something associated to Doom must have some demons.”

VietDoom’s marketing campaign demo will launch later this yr. Within the meantime, take a look at a few of Doom’s most psychedelic mods.

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