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Different Pinky Races

Of course the beloved pinky demon is back in minidoom 2 (with a small AI improvement). But we also have different kinds of pinkys coming from the other Doom games!

Pinkys are more dangerous now because they will knock you back if they hit you. Other than that they are pretty much the same, you also have more options to kill or dodge them. The chainsaw being specially useful if you manage to isolate one of them.

Specters are also coming back from doom1 with a skin overhaul. These sneaky bastards will be invisible when too far away, except for their eyes. I saw this effect used in brutal doom, and thought it was a brilliant take of the specter so I implemented it here!

Lastly from Doom2016 we have the Armored Pinky. These guys are slower but can perform a charge; they are also really though to kill from the front. They have a barrier that eats bullets (testing showed a visualization was needed).

But if you can avoid their deadly charge then you can hit their exposed back. Or just use splash damage and fry them.

All these pinky variations and more coming soon guys!

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Weapon Spotlight: Gauss Cannon

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We will be showing some of the new weapons to come in Minidoom2 and the first one to make the cut is Doom2016’s Gauss Cannon.

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The design behind the Gauss is all about these two words: PRECISION and POWER. Just like in the original game, the Gauss will shoot a single super-strong, super-fast projectile that will shred the demons it meets along the way.

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All energy based weapons in Minidoom will serve the purpose of aiding you in aiming to difficult targets in some way. And the Gauss will be the most precise of them all. It will auto track enemies near you in a cone in the direction you are aiming, and will home into the closest one.

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The shot will deal high damage but will have a very slow recharge rate. But don’t worry, if the enemies life is lower than the damage, the shot will pierce through and deal its remaining damage to other enemies in its path. It can roughly pierce 3 zombiemans and a barrel, or two imps, etc.

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