Shadow DIO Aug 15, 2022 19:30:13 GMT -5
Post by roebloz on Aug 15, 2022 19:30:13 GMT -5
So a few years ago (5 in fact, time flies!) Skelegant released another masterpiece of a gameplay mod: The DIO mod, allowing you to play as DIO from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. Once I discovered it, it quickly became my favorite gameplay mod, as while you could go on a power trip it wasn't a complete power trip and you would often need to think, which is rare among many gameplay mods. However, the mod was based off DIO's most famous form: His end of Part 3 form with his jacket and everything. However my personal favorite form (Especially in the fighting game Heritage for the Future) is when he is obscured in the shadows and still recovering back to full power: Shadow DIO.
So now a few days ago, I thought to myself: Why not make Shadow DIO in Doom?
This mod is a huge modification to the original DIO mod, replacing regular DIO with Shadow DIO. While most of the original moves are still there, you get to use more of DIO's vampiric abilities like sucking blood, (Which was semi-present in the original mod as coming into contact with blood puffs healed you, but this time it's an actual weapon.) the freezing attack from Part 1, a charged version of the Space-Ripper Stingy Eyes, even Jonathan's stand that he uses like, twice. So in short: This is basically an adaptation of his moveset from Shadow DIO's appearance in Heritage for the Future. All the voice clips are different, now featuring Shadow DIO's voice from HFTF, (Aka a weird filter mixed in with a low pass filter) as well as some skies being changed for the sake of the stories, and even brand new music from HFTF (Which bloats out the file size quite a bit, but what can you do)
Unlike the original however (And most gameplay mods), not only does this have a story, but the in-game story screens are also modified. You can find all that info in the document included with the download but in short:
Alternate timeline where Hol Horse killed Shadow DIO, Shadow DIO mad, gonna take over Earth and Hell at the same time.
IMPORTANT: This mod is compatible and has been playtested with Zandronum, I assume it'll work with GZ and LZDoom
Download (Includes a document featuring useful information like weapon strategies and the story in full): www.mediafire.com/file/1hlmois251otnqe/Roebloz_ShadowDIO.zip/file
The obligatory over-the-top trailer:
As for what the weapons do, you can get a small preview from the official release trailer, but you can also get both semi-detailed and detailed information along with the WAD itself. But, here's a simple list anyways.
Shadow Muda Rush
The Shadow World: Dashing Punch
ZA WARUDO! TOKI WO TOMARE!!! (Time stop)
Space-Ripper Stingy Eyes (Charged and Uncharged)
Hinjaku, Hinjaku!!! (Freezing instakill attack)
Scale of Horror
So yeah, I hope you enjoy playing with Shadow DIO. Don't expect it to be an easy-peasy power trip though, I've made this for myself first and foremost, and I wanted to have a bit of strategy and combos to do. If you like that kind of stuff, you'll enjoy this mod a lot.
Happy Knifing! -Roebloz
Original DIO Mod: forum.zdoom.org/viewtopic.php?t=55581