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Hexen - Beyond Heretic

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MD5: 8ce16b98e1cef0da5a2395d73d2154ee
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
This game works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

"Hexen is a first-person shooter video game developed by Raven Software, published by id Software, and distributed by GT Interactive beginning on September 30, 1995. It is the sequel to 1994's Heretic, and the second game in the Serpent Riders series. The word Hexen in German means 'witches'. It was made available on Steam on August 3, 2007."

"Hexen is the sequel to Heretic. While the Heretic was destroying D'Sparil, the other two Serpent Riders have come to your dimension and slaughtered everyone. Or so they thought. Three humans have managed to escape with their lives and now seek vengeance against the Serpent Rider Korax who remains in their world.

Like Heretic, Hexen is a fantasy game based on an enhanced DOOM engine. All of Heretic's innovations like vertical looking, flying, and the inventory system have been carried over. The new major changes this time around are three characters for the player to choose from and the level hub system. The characters are the Fighter, the Cleric, and the Mage. Each one has four unique weapons and different levels of speed and armor.

The hub system steps away from the traditional 'single levels stringed along into episodes' system which had been carried over into the FPS genre from sidescrollers and made popular by Wolfenstein 3D. In Hexen's hub system each episode is still made up of interconnected levels, but most of the levels are connected to a single 'hub' level through portals. There are also portals between some of the 'spoke' levels. Many of the puzzles in Hexen require travel back and forth between different levels.

Other innovations in Hexen included weather effects, jumping, earth-quakes, and destructible objects such as trees and vases."

See also: Heretic, Heretic II, Hexen II.

Architecture: 68k PPC

Minimum requirements: 68040 processor, 8 MB RAM (12 MB recommended,) 30 MB hard drive space, 13" or larger display, 8-bit color, Mac OS 7.1 or later.


j_damage•69's picture
by j_damage•69 - 2011, January 9 - 11:35am

Another good one added.

MCP's picture
by MCP - 2010, December 20 - 3:17pm

I've uploaded a new archive with a more complete version of Hexen as well as some extras I was able to find.

WhiteMagicRaven's picture
by WhiteMagicRaven - 2010, December 10 - 11:49pm

Thanx for true hexen.
You can use source ports to enhance hexen

darkchip's picture
by darkchip - 2009, October 8 - 1:58am

again, you won to propose more fun to us, nostalgic old gamers.

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by GolemdX - 2009, May 17 - 5:09am

Got it on N64, really fun. Getting it for the Mac now.

j_damage•69's picture
by j_damage•69 - 2009, April 27 - 11:10pm

Go here for the OS X update:

j_damage•69's picture
by j_damage•69 - 2009, April 17 - 3:05pm


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by Anon - 2009, April 17 - 2:35pm

Sounds great, thanks for uploading! I can't wait to give it a try.