Freaks!

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Technopeasant
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Freaks!

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Spanish Wolfenstein 3D/Catacomb clone first released as shareware in 1993 for MS DOS, but did not allow free turning. Was later re-released in 2002 as freeware for Windows and Linux with free turning added. A bit tricky, but worth it for the inventive visuals.

https://catacomb.miraheze.org/wiki/Freaks!
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Re: Freaks!

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Thanks for sharing this. An interesting looking game I'd never heard of.
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Re: Freaks!

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Just won episode one through the 2002 version.

I had come across the DOS version ten years ago but did not toy with it much due to the lack of free turning, and I had heard of their later game Space Plumber via various old Linux sites, but did not know about the Freaks! update until yesterday.
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Re: Freaks!

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Won the game today. Fair warning, if you do not collect all ten items the game will bug out when you go through the final door of an episode.

Also the final biocomputer area of episode two will not let you backtrack, so save before entering.

Unlike in Catacomb, you can simply hold down the fire key and keep shooting.

If you get swarmed by enemies, you can usually evade them by strafing, and population control around corners is essential.
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