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Wolfenstein 3D (DOS)

Mature
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Perspective
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88
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3.9
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Written by  :  jeremy strope (126)
Written on  :  Jun 14, 2001
Platform  :  DOS
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Summary

The great grand daddy of first person shooters.

The Good

This wasn't so much a game as a revolution. It was the first game of its genre. By using the 1st person perspective, everything that happens in the game feels like it's actually happening to you. The graphics were state of the art in their day. Sure it doesn't compare to unreal or quake, but this was 5 years before them. The voices are hilarious. My friends and I used to play just to listen to the nazi's dying. the controls are about the easiest to learn of any FPS I've ever played. Plus what could be better than shooting nazi's?

The Bad

There isn't much variety of enemies. The music gets pretty repetitive after a while. The ending was kind of a let down. Umm there's not much of a story to it. Umm thats about it.

The Bottom Line

It's nazi killing at it's best. The first first person shooter.