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[[Image:Wolfenstein 3D - DOS - USA.jpg|thumb|256x256px|Early North American box art.]]
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'''''Wolfenstein 3-D''''' is a first-person shooter developed by [[id Software]]. In the game, you play a World War II prisoner of war who has escaped his cell deep in a Nazi prison and must escape. Additional episodes were added where you infiltrate Nazi strongholds and kill Hitler and other Nazi leaders.
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'''''Wolfenstein 3-D''''' is a first-person shooter developed by [[id Software]]. It was originally released for [[DOS]] in 1992 and then ported to several other platforms. In the game, you play a World War II prisoner of war who has escaped his cell deep in a Nazi prison and must escape. Additional episodes were added where you infiltrate Nazi strongholds and kill Hitler and other Nazi leaders.
  
 
Wolfenstein 3-D is a video game milestone being one of the first hugely popular FPSs.
 
Wolfenstein 3-D is a video game milestone being one of the first hugely popular FPSs.
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* The enemy AI is pretty dumb, but it does sometimes cause some rather shocking results when they inadvertently sneak up on you from behind.
 
* The enemy AI is pretty dumb, but it does sometimes cause some rather shocking results when they inadvertently sneak up on you from behind.
 
* Bobby Prince's incorporation of Nazi and American political music was a nice touch.
 
* Bobby Prince's incorporation of Nazi and American political music was a nice touch.
* The addition of a Pac-Man level was pretty cool.
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* The sliding secret doors is a really cool addition.
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* The addition of a secret 3-D Pac-Man level was pretty cool.
  
 
===Bad===
 
===Bad===
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==Links==
 
==Links==
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* [http://www.mobygames.com/game/wolfenstein-3d mobygames.com/game/wolfenstein-3d] - MobyGames.
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfenstein_3D en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfenstein_3D] - Wikipedia.
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfenstein_3D en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfenstein_3D] - Wikipedia.
* [http://www.mobygames.com/game/wolfenstein-3d mobygames.com/game/wolfenstein-3d] - MobyGames.
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV34y9p079g youtube.com/watch?v=LV34y9p079g] - John Carmack's commentary.
 
* [http://www.vgmpf.com/Wiki/index.php/Wolfenstein_3D_(DOS) vgmpf.com/Wiki/index.php/Wolfenstein_3D_(DOS)] - Music.
 
* [http://www.vgmpf.com/Wiki/index.php/Wolfenstein_3D_(DOS) vgmpf.com/Wiki/index.php/Wolfenstein_3D_(DOS)] - Music.
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6t7R_VQHlY youtube.com/watch?v=w6t7R_VQHlY] - Did You Know Gaming?
  
  

Revision as of 08:21, 6 June 2017

Original North American box art.

Wolfenstein 3-D is a first-person shooter developed by id Software. It was originally released for DOS in 1992 and then ported to several other platforms. In the game, you play a World War II prisoner of war who has escaped his cell deep in a Nazi prison and must escape. Additional episodes were added where you infiltrate Nazi strongholds and kill Hitler and other Nazi leaders.

Wolfenstein 3-D is a video game milestone being one of the first hugely popular FPSs.

Status

I do not own Wolfenstein 3D, but have beaten the first three episodes at Bring 'Em On difficulty.

Review

  • Overall: 5/10
  • Best Version: DOS

Good

  • The game, for its time, is a beautiful example of a first-person shooter done right.
  • Though cartoonish, the graphics are well-drawn and attractive.
  • The enemy AI is pretty dumb, but it does sometimes cause some rather shocking results when they inadvertently sneak up on you from behind.
  • Bobby Prince's incorporation of Nazi and American political music was a nice touch.
  • The sliding secret doors is a really cool addition.
  • The addition of a secret 3-D Pac-Man level was pretty cool.

Bad

  • The game tends to become monotonous. After the third episode, you've seen nearly everything the game has to offer save the remaining bosses.
  • The use of lives and points doesn't really fit the game's theme.

Ugly

  • Nothing.

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