March 10th, 2018 Blog

A Belated Update

In recent years I’ve always had the intention to give TAW another fresh coat of paint and fix several concerns I’ve had regarding how I currently perceive the site itself nowadays and its functionality, but never got around to doing that. With renewed interest in writing reviews having sincerely missed doing them, I finally sat down and got to work and here is the result. Read on for more details on the intentions behind this update and other thoughts.

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March 10th, 2018 Duke Nukem 3D

Shaky Grounds pt2: Tragedy

Author: Merlijn v. Oostrum Released: October 26th 2017


Having survived the initial blast, Duke continues towards the epicentre of the disaster located right under a local venue named, “The Kompleks” too seek out and destroy an alien doomsday device causing these disastrous earthquakes. There isn’t much time left until the weapon finishes recharging for a second more devastating blast, all while a constant assault is sent after Duke by their mysterious leader Froyd Eenakee.

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October 30th, 2017 Duke Nukem 3D

Shaky Grounds pt1: Apocollapse

Author: Merlijn van Oostrum Released: September 9th 2016


Duke finds himself heavily roused from slumber. Outside, thick clouds continue showcasing their many grey hues but at least the raining has stopped. What happened just now? It felt as if the entire building were shaking… an earthquake? As far as Duke knew, Europe didn’t have any major fault lines. Not a moment later the room began to violently rattle again, but this time it didn’t stop…

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April 13th, 2017 Blog

Released on April 10th 2017.
Small level, roughly around 10 minutes, taking place within an old graveyard and mausoleum. Pay respects to the dead by laying them back to rest once more and tend to its grounds by clearing out all vermin making their new home here.

Download: Hererequires DOOM 2 and any Limit-Removing engine

October 23rd, 2016 Blog

Explore Master Barlington’s estate, also home to his exclusive gentlemen’s club including some prominent figures of the area, owners of influential businesses; Cobbleson & Son’s Crimson Brewery, Leroux’s M├ędaillon Bathhouse, Ashford’s Bank and Trust, etc. Strange activities have been taking place at the estate and these men are likely involved. Rumours also spread about a new religious cult forming and gossip regarding Barlington’s mental health as of late. Sudden disappearances have been reported surrounding the area, but no concrete evidence pointing to the club itself. What secrets are they hiding? Break inside, rummage around, seek documents and discover the truth, no matter how far you must dig to find it.

Download: Hererequires Plasma Pak or One Unit Whole Blood

September 9th, 2016 Doom 2: Hell on Earth

Going Down

Author: mouldy Released: November 2nd 2014


There’s something sinister lurking inside the UAC headquarters, so it’s time to grab your pistol, find a way onto the roof and then blast your way downward through 32 levels of absolute demonic congested chaos across varying themes and finally get to the bottom of this mystery. GOING DOWN was listed in the Annual Cacowards for 2014 at Doomworld.

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August 12th, 2016 Duke Nukem 3D

The Unknown Planet

Author: Maarten v. Oostrum Released: January 1st 2016


Somehow, perhaps under mysterious circumstances, Duke finds himself trapped once again on the same alien home planet, only this time he’s stuck on a strange island surrounded by a deadly acidic ocean. Swimming away is not an option so locating an intact space vessel would be a better choice. It worked before… right?

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August 9th, 2016 Duke Nukem 3D

Alien Planet X64-2

Author: Maarten v. Oostrum Released: May 1st 2003


Once Duke regains consciousness, he finds himself prisoned in a strange and scary place. He feels the heat of lava below and a foul stench of burnt corpses penetrating his nostrils. Surrounding him are similar cages situated above a molten pit, their residents now just charred flesh and bone. Nearby a cave begins to open. Angry growling echoes from the other side…

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August 4th, 2016 Duke Nukem 3D

The Root

Author: J. "CruX" Whitworth Released: June 21st 2016


Just another one of those facilities currently dealing with an alien invasion, this time a research station located somewhere in the Californian desert running some mysterious experiments referring to a plant entity titled “The Root”. But the answers to those questions can wait another day. Duke infiltrates the facility after hiding inside a truck with his trusty Chaingun Cannon in hand.

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July 19th, 2016 Doom 2: Hell on Earth


Author: Didy Released: December 15th 2014


BAUHAUS takes you on a journey across a series of four levels inspired by an art movement and school started in the 1920s. Modern architectural designs and twisted halls of physical fine art takes the spotlight. Hostile engagements around open areas will be constant, dangerous ambushes await in enclosed spaces and anything could be lurking beyond that next corner already alerted to your presence.

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