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Want to play something while I wait for Skyrim and BF3

Is Doom 3 good? I hear mixed things, is it true that most of the game is spent in the dark with a torch that you cant mount? I know it's for atmosphere but does it get annoying?

Tell me good things I want to be excited to play something! lol
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it was pretty good at the time.
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fun ? Yes. Annoying ? Yes. Monster closet shooter ? Yes. Should you go into it with high expectations ? Nope...but its fun and even more so if you like the Doom universe
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it was pretty good at the time.
Meaning I will not be impressed because of a comparison between Doom 3 and current Gen games?
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I enjoyed it.

That said, in the unmodded game, there is no diffuse lighting so pretty much all shadows are black, so you have to regularly use the flashlight that your character neglects to tape to his weapon.
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post #6 of 19
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Meaning I will not be impressed because of a comparison between Doom 3 and current Gen games?
Sure to each his own i guess. I went back and played through it last year, its alot like Dead Space except FPS. And the graphics part....
    
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Doom 3 was a pain in the donkey mostly because of two things: you couldn't have your flashlight out with a gun at the same time, and monsters liked to spawn behind you without warning.
    
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I prefer the original Doom's, but Doom 3 was unique and memorable for the time. I am unsure of how it would be judged against current games, but it certainly is a lot different. Worth a shot, especially with the sick texture packs and graphic mods.
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Meaning I will not be impressed because of a comparison between Doom 3 and current Gen games?
Considering that Doom 3's release was about the point in time when graphical advancements slowed to a crawl due to consoles, you probably won't be too thrown off.
 
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The game's really good. Get a duct tape mod so you can skip the flashlight fumbling and you're golden. Set it at 1080p with the high res mods and it's even better.
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