Focus on melee combat (nerf range, boost melee dmg, alter monster dmg/behavior, add blocking (stun monsters), shield deflect projectiles, push backs).

  • 15x weapons with alt fires, and R'eloads.
  • 3x "grenades" (quick keys)
  • slower run speed
  • Tweaked some pickups and artifacts (quick use keys).
  • include Neural hiRes textures without actors (to avoid resolution dissonance with new animations),
  • new monster death/wound/melee/pain animation
  • smooth animations [12 frame walk]
  • include PY weapon wheel (set on Capslock in options)
  • include Fullscreeen Status Bar mod (turn on in HUD options)
  • randomize door keys (pick random 3 of 6 colors, at start of each map)


    Bitter is .pk3 mod for GZDoom, it doesnt work with Zandronum.
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Focus on melee combat. 15x weapons with alt fires, and R'eloads. new monster death/wound/melee/pain animation. smooth walk animations. Bitter is .pk3...

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419movienight
419movienight

Good job. It's definitely an upgrade that makes the game feel newer.

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Łagi Creator
Łagi

thanks, i have plans to make next update. But i lose the motivation. I want to add autoaim for melee attacks, or AoE sword attack f.ex.

is there any improvment you would like to see?

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Yuki_Mikazuki
Yuki_Mikazuki

I've written a short review of your mod, Łagi, so, if you find the time check it out, there are a few remarks here and there. In the end your interpretation of Heretic gave me a lot of fun, thanks. Btw. greetz from Poland.:)

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Łagi Creator
Łagi

with bestiary problem, besides making new moster is:
this is a mod. I need to replace existing monster on maps.

Thankfuly there are ghosts variants, which are quite boring.

there is one ready monster Warrior from Myth, that I need to implement only, write him code.

I could take Ettin monster from Hexen.

Too bad there is bilions other things I would like to do :D

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Yuki_Mikazuki
Yuki_Mikazuki

Ettins, serpents and centaurs would make a great addition to Bitter Heretic, all these monsters have their own behavior and strategies that have to be used against them. With such cool weaponry it would be a shame no to see them tested in new tactical scenarios. Btw. I just love that huge sword you've implemented, Lagi, it sure does the trick.

P.S. Love the addition of a knight from Myth, TBH I wasn't expecting to see a sprite from that game, that's and example of a out of the box thinking if concerning the resources.

P.S. II There's a nice medieval fantasy game created on the doom engine called "Amulets & Armor" I bet that there is some good content that may be of use to you. Daggerfall also has a lot of stuff that can be reused.

P.S. III Hahaha, that's a third one in the row. I was thinking about a warrior from Hexen as one of the enemies, I mean the player character sprite, it has some potential for a mini boss or something.

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Łagi Creator
Łagi

Ettins even has armored version already drawn. Too bad i need to replace existing monster on maps, to implement any other monsters.

Yeah, Myth warrior is monster i always wanted. From the very begining in 90' I have a feeling the game need humanoid enemies.

With new monster problem is they need tons of new sprite to be in line with my updated heretic monsters (new deaths (ice,fire, alternative, gibs), new attacks).

the best would be to make total conversion with new maps, and new monster placement. Too bad i have no clue how to make maps, nor im interested to do so.

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Yuki_Mikazuki
Yuki_Mikazuki

I wonder if there's an option to make a leveled spawn like in Project Brutality, the idea of leveled monsters that replace the weaker ones to match your constantly evolving arsenal is just simple, yet excellent.

Anyway, I can imagine the amount of tedious work that goes with sprite editing, moreover I also get that feeling of being burned out, so no sweat bro, I was just brainstorming. :)

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saymyname_again
saymyname_again

Nice mod. Ideal Heretic

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Łagi Creator
Łagi

thanks.

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