Caleb will need to muster all his strength to take down the mighty Tchernobog, who has managed to free himself from the grip of death. Death Wish is a new campaign for Blood with over 30 new levels, cut scenes, and more. All levels have been modified for Co-op play. The entire mod was developed by a single mapper, ensuring consistency and quality.

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18 comments by Bloatoid on Oct 31st, 2011

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It has arrived at last!

Caleb will need to muster all his strength to take down the mighty Tchernobog,
who has managed to free himself from the grip of death.


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Death Wish is a massive new Blood campaign that has been under development since January 2010 and has finally been released. Every level is highly polished, and you may even see a few Mapedit tricks you never thought possible! The creator is a long-time Build veteran who has pulled out all the stops to make this the most amazing, original user content for Blood ever released.

Features

  1. Over 30 levels spread out across 3 episodes, which includes secret levels and transition levels for flowing smoothly back into the main campaign.
  2. 6 new cut scenes, appearing at the beginning and end of each episode explaining the story and its developments throughout the course of the game.
  3. New story, taking place after the events of the original Blood and its add-ons while staying within the same mythology.
  4. The Tome message system, giving the player hints and story tidbits during play to further deepen the story and reveal hints or secrets.
  5. All the levels have been adapted to be playable in Co-Op mode, so you and up to 7 other friends can tackle Death Wish together.
  6. All levels include modified enemy and item placement depending on difficulty settings for added replay value. Even long-time Blood pros will find a challenge in Death Wish's brutal Extra Crispy setting.
  7. A very detailed plain-text Walkthrough is included. It is split into 2 sections: One with the basic player path discussed and the other revealing all available secrets.
  8. A Commentary text file is included, revealing the creator and lead QA tester's thoughts on Death Wish and its content.
  9. A detailed README file is included, ensuring that everyone can get things working properly even on varying file system configurations.
  10. Simple drag-and-drop installation — no confusing or malfunctioning installers.

A Long Time Coming

It has been ages since our hero Caleb set out against the evil Cabal, and this may be his biggest challenge yet. Three complete episodes, complete with the elusive secret levels, await.

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The journey begins in the mountains and quickly takes you to the unforgiving, icy north. From there you will traverse a plethora of varied environments from dry deserts to dank caves in pursuit of your longtime foe Tchernobog. Years have passed and the world has changed, but Tchernobog's burning desire for power has remained the same. With Tchernobog's new powers to aid him, will Caleb be able to defeat him once again before it's too late?

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Death Wish 1.3

Death Wish 1.3

Nov 23, 2011 Full Version 2 comments

Version 1.2 and Crispy patch combined with some other fixes here and there encountered by people who were doing recorded streams of their playthroughs.

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mfaraday
mfaraday Apr 25 2013, 12:06pm says:

The installation instructions supplied didn't work for me, so after checking the ini/conf files I changed/corrected some things that got the game to work for me. I'm using a fresh GOG install on win7 64.

0. Run and configure the Blood setup, set your keys. Your settings will also be used by the mod.

1. Unzip Death_Wish_1.3.zip, copy all FILES to your gamedir (all files should be in the dir where blood.exe is located).

2. In dosboxBloodDW.conf:

- change machine=svga_s3 to machine=vesa_nolfb
- check if IRQ is the same as in the blood setup (default GOG: IRQ=7)
- replace [autoexec] section with:

mount C "d:\Games\One Unit Whole Blood\"
imgmount D "d:\Games\One Unit Whole Blood\game.ins" -t iso
c:
cls
BLOOD.EXE -ini dw.ini
exit

Change "d:\Games\One Unit Whole Blood\" to your installation path.

3. In dw.ini:

Under [Episode1], [Episode2] and [Episode3], remove the C:\ from the cutscene references:

CutSceneA=C:\dw1a.smk becomes CutSceneA=dw1a.smk
CutWavA=C:\dw1a.wav becomes CutWavA=dw1a.wav etc.

There should be 12 lines to change, 4 per episode.

4. Create a shortcut/bat-file with the following parameters:

"D:\Games\One Unit Whole Blood\DOSBOX\DOSBox.exe" -conf "..\dosboxBloodDW.conf"

Change "d:\Games\One Unit Whole Blood\" to your installation path.

5. Play game by launching shortcut.

This did it for me, it should work for everybody who can run GoG blood.

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Fanzanzza
Fanzanzza May 29 2014, 8:56pm replied:

You sir, are amazing. Thank you! May the dynamite be ever in your hands.

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SonofX51
SonofX51 May 31 2013, 8:22pm replied:

Tried this but it just sends me to the default dosbox window.

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mfaraday
mfaraday Jun 5 2013, 5:33pm replied:

Can you run GOG vanilla blood? I just checked these settings again, and they should work if GOG blood works. One thing I forgot to mention is that in the default dosboxBloodDW.conf, there are two [autoexec] entries. There should be only one.

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SonofX51
SonofX51 Jun 5 2013, 9:43pm replied:

Redownloading and reinstalling a completely unaltered version of Blood, see if that works.

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SonofX51
SonofX51 Jun 5 2013, 10:46pm replied:

Okay, I got it working now, but I still need to see if it'll work with bmouse implemented and with that patch.

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SonofX51
SonofX51 Jun 5 2013, 9:08pm replied:

I did notice the double autoexec and deleted the useless one. I can run GOG Blood just fine, I am running it with bmouse and this unofficial patch: Gog.com

I don't know if that would make the above parameters invalid or not.

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Bloatoid Creator
Bloatoid Apr 26 2013, 6:57pm replied:

Nice! I'll add that to the README of the next update.

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SonofX51
SonofX51 Mar 23 2013, 7:43pm says:

Can't get the mod to start. Dosbox starts then quits. Any solutions? If not, I'll wait for 1.4 then.

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Bloatoid Creator
Bloatoid Mar 26 2013, 5:54pm replied:

A lot of people seem to have been getting this error and I'm not exactly sure why. I'll ask my friend who has the GOG copy to look into it.

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Amazing mod.
Out of the 30 levels I think there maybe only 1 or 2 I didn't like as much. Otherwise it's solid all the way through.

There is an amazing variety of environments all with different well executed atmospheres and interesting well thought layouts.

Gameplay is always fun and health-ratio is pretty much perfect in every map.
There is also some neat effects here and there and tons of secrets to find in each level.

A must play for any fan of Build engine games.

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