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FireStarter Demo

GSC Game World has released a playable demo for FireStarter, their still-gold action-packed first-person shooter. The demo offers solo and multiplayer action, as well as a benchmark, all for a 64 MB download. Mirrors are available on 3D Gamers, ActionTrip, Boomtown (registration required), Computer Games Online, Filerush, Gamer's Hell, Loadedinc (registration required), NWSGaming.Com, and Worthplaying.

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46. Enahs review for... Dec 8, 2003, 12:44 Enahs
 
people that want to hear more then "crap" to tell if they want to download it on a slow modem.

Graphics, are nice. Not top quality, but they are well done.
It looks on par with a combination of Q3/UT graphics quality. In runs really smooth though, which is a plus! Top O' Line system would have not trouble with highest AF and a good bit of AA on too, and still run as smooth as I can't believe it's not butter, spray!

Sound is good, nothing special about it but it works. Music SUCKS though, but I always turn that off.

Level design, is straight up like the more intense deathwatch levels in UT.

Weapons are cool and fun to play around with, but they are the same ole same ole. Nothing really new, just reincarnations of what is in every FPS, but ok balanced (in SP)

Game play, when you are running, you move slower then a 90 year old woman with a walker! You do not want to know how slow you go when walking!

It is a simple game, which runs good. Simple game play, kill the bad guys and collect the artifact. Again, the levels just seem to be DM levels (which I mean DM levels in a SP game). Unfortunately I could not find any active server to try out MP.

So basically if you enjoy/ed playing DeathMatch against bots in UT, you should give this game a try. As the SP is just DM with collecting stuff. The speed of the game needs a lot of tweaking! And instead of just killing ghouls and collecting artifact, if they had some different style SP, it could be fun, even if it was DM against bots, but with some innovation, with the solid engine they got it could be really fun. It looks like it could be a decently fun MP game, if you want just pure simple DM. But with the speed of the game right now, it would probably suck, as it would be impossible to get out of the way of anyone shooting at you.

So, now that you know it is a technological solid game, and just needs a few minor game play issues resolved. But if you like pure DM against bots, it is more then worth $20! And for demo’s now a-days it is small, so if you are on modem and not sure, I would say check it out. But if you are tired of plain ole' DM, I would not bother. Me personally I do not like the SP, but would goof around is MP if/when they tweak the speed around, as it could be just some good killing fun(and get some servers online too!).




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