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Bug #974

[Heretic] No map def for E4M1

Added by vermil over 10 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Low
Assignee:
Category:
Vanilla emulation
Target version:
Start date:
2011-11-14
% Done:

100%


Description

While I don't have the original version of Heretic to confirm, the non- SOTR version of Heretic comes with an E4M1.

This map was moved to E6M3 in SOTR.

The way Dday's map def's are set up currently doesn't allow access to this map.

Labels: Heretic

Heretic1.0e4m1automap.jpg (112 KB) Heretic1.0e4m1automap.jpg Drako, 2018-11-24 01:35
Heretic1.0episodemenu.jpg (103 KB) Heretic1.0episodemenu.jpg Drako, 2018-11-24 01:35
Heretic1.0exitascii.jpg (148 KB) Heretic1.0exitascii.jpg Drako, 2018-11-24 01:35
Heretic1.0menu.jpg (110 KB) Heretic1.0menu.jpg Drako, 2018-11-24 01:35
Heretic1.0loadingscreen.jpg (58.3 KB) Heretic1.0loadingscreen.jpg Drako, 2018-11-24 01:35
Heretic1.0skillmenu.jpg (138 KB) Heretic1.0skillmenu.jpg Drako, 2018-11-24 01:35
Heretic1.0startscreen.jpg (86.2 KB) Heretic1.0startscreen.jpg Drako, 2018-11-24 01:35
Heretic1.2loadingscreen.jpg (156 KB) Heretic1.2loadingscreen.jpg Drako, 2018-11-24 01:35

Associated revisions

Revision 6609febd (diff)
Added by skyjake over 3 years ago

Heretic: Added MAPINFO for E4M1 (Heretic Registered)

IssueID #974

History

#1 Updated by danij over 10 years ago

- labels: jHeretic Gameplay --> Heretic
- milestone: --> v1.8.5

#2 Updated by vermil almost 9 years ago

Yeah, upon reflection, I forgot that Dday has a default map def it uses for maps with no specific def assigned.

Still, would be cool if somehow this map could get a proper def in Dday.

#3 Updated by skyjake almost 6 years ago

  • Target version deleted (1.8.6)

#4 Updated by skyjake over 5 years ago

  • Tags set to Heretic, Definitions
  • Target version set to Modding

#5 Updated by Drako over 3 years ago

There is a diff file to downgrade heretic.wad from version 1.3 to 1.2
https://github.com/Doom-Utils/iwad-patches/tree/master/heretic.wad

#6 Updated by skyjake over 3 years ago

  • Category set to Vanilla emulation
  • Assignee set to skyjake
  • Target version changed from Modding to 2.1 (Late 2018)

Should be simple enough to fix this.

#7 Updated by Drako over 3 years ago

Actually downgrading the WAD will not help as WADs do not contain MAPINFO. According to https://doomwiki.org/wiki/E6M3_(Heretic) and https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/pc/562682-heretic/faqs/36537 the title of this map is American Legacy. It seems that the MAPINFO for this E4M1 in v1.2 is the same as for E6M3 in v1.3 (SOTR).

#8 Updated by skyjake over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#9 Updated by Drako over 3 years ago

It is possible to downgrade heretic 1.3 to 1.0 https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/utils/exe_edit/herdwngr and then patch it to version 1.2 https://doomwiki.org/wiki/Game_patch .
It turns out that there is no title for map e4m1 in automap in both versions 1.0 and 1.2. Also there is no trace of the title in heretic.exe.
It seems that the only way to reach that map is by using the cheat code "engage41". I attach several screenshots from version 1.0.

#10 Updated by skyjake over 3 years ago

Are you suggesting the title should be removed?

The title "American's Legacy" is an unofficial one, but I think it's appropriate to include it for E4M1.

#11 Updated by Drako over 3 years ago

I agree with you, it should be included. However, if there is ever going to be a "pure vanilla option" that title should not be displayed.

#12 Updated by skyjake over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

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