Catacombs 3 / Catacomb 3-D: The Descent ID Software / SoftDisk 1991

This series carried on from 2 previous games named Catacomb and Catacomb 2 which were also developed by John Carmack and published by SoftDisk but whose gameplay was viewed from overhead.

Catacomb 3D: A New Dimension [91]: You are a magician who has to kill the evil "Nemesis". In cemeteries, dungeons and catacombs you fight against orcs, skeletons, wizards, and later demons. There is just one weapon. This was the first game to use textured 3D graphics before the bigger success of Wolfenstein 3D, but still was in EGA (16 colours). The game introduced the concept of showing the player's hand. In general the ambiance doesn't manage to please a lot. Many secret passages and mostly similar textures complicate the orientation, the enemies don't look very good and are sparely animated.

Catacomb 3D: The Descent [91]: Re-release of the original, nothing changed except of the title screen and boss's name.
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Catacombs 3D: The Descent 0.3MB ( @ Arcades 3D)
Videos
Full Demos - Catacomb 3-D, Catacomb Abyss, Curse of the Catacombs, Terror of the Catacombs (uploaded by bullthorn)
Full Demos - all 7 games (uploaded by bullthorn)
The id Anthology 4CD ISO Demo included in CD1 : Catacomb 3D, Hovertank 3D, Spear of Destiny, Wolfenstein 3D plus other old games by id. (upload by Scaryfun)
Full Demo included in iD Software: The 90's Collection 653MB (uploaded by yamibito)
included in Good Old Games Digital Download ISO Demo 16MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Floppy Image ISO Demo 295kb (uploaded by basetta)
id Anthology - 4CD ISO Demo 588MB (uploaded by hgdagon)
Catacombs Pack - Good Old Games Digital ISO Demo v2.0.0.3 13.9MB (uploaded by hgdagon)


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