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Screenshot of jawbreak
Author:Matt Sefton
Title:Jawbreak (8027b49013439e8ab7220375972928e3)
Filesize:935 Kilobytes
Release date:20.07.1997
Additional Links: Crash'serc's QualityRetroquakeSPQ Level HeavenTEAMShamblerUnderworldfan's
Type:Single BSP File(s)
BSP: ✔ • PAK: ✘ • PROGS.DAT: ✘ • Custom Models/Sounds: ✘

Files in the ZIP archive
Files in the ZIP archive:
File Size Date
jawbreak.bsp2195 KB20.07.1997
jawbreak.txt6 KB20.07.1997


Fairly large idbase map with a lot of button pressing.

Tags: large, base, doom, planetquake-map-of-the-week

Editor's Rating: Excellent
User Rating:
4/5 with 28 ratings
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Bazzu 28 July 2010, 16:50
Remember this one from back then.
Really good for the time and stil is!
hkBattousai 24 June 2012, 19:13
Very simple and straight forward. If you play carefully, you finish it without getting any damage. Simple but not boring. I suggest this.
NightFright Registered 5 March 2014, 12:20

I really liked this, and for such an early map it has remarkable visuals. Also features some little surprises, e.g. what happens with the exit teleporter if you think you just have to enter it and the map is finished. :) If you like base maps in general, you can't go wrong with this one!

MikeTaylor Registered 12 November 2014, 15:19

Good, solid fun. OK, it's unsophisticated, but it's from 1997, when the world was a simpler place. Already, this was better than ID's own base maps. Best moment: right at the end. Loved it.

AnthonyS Registered 20 May 2018, 2:07

I quite enjoyed this map! Consistent game play and loving the doom textures ;)

JMP Registered 20 May 2018, 16:04

Apparently I'm the odd man out, but I found this to be a dull grind. The gameplay consists of taking a lift into a room full of grunts, getting shot at, searching for buttons to open a gate to take the next lift into the next room... it's ultra-repetitive. I thought the author's other base map was much more fun and creative.

onetruepurple Registered 23 June 2018, 13:00

I expected far better from Shambler's old PQ writeup :(

pmk Guest 5 April 2019, 18:36

I highly enjoyed playing this quake map and I don't even like base themed quake maps very much. However this map has plenty of engaging combat, a good amount of secrets to discover, and well designed brushwork and level design. The ending scenario of the map was most memorable thing to me about this custom quake level. I would highly recommend playing this map as this the the level designer's best work thus far and would give it a 5 out of rating.

Greenwood Registered 9 March 2020, 12:30

This is an excellent Base map. Good flow and gameplay, lots of setups and movement, zero stagnation. The only thing I think some get hung up on is the strict Base lineup. In that case, play Arcane (also excellent).

Text_Fish Registered 13 May 2020, 14:47

It's interesting to see the difference in quality between this and Underworld, another map by the same author released 6 months earlier. Build quality is improved and in many places now exceeds standard ID brushwork. It gets a bit too corridor heavy in places, but there are a few good fight setups that make up for that, and a very fun final battle. The out-of-reach ammo stash was a funny troll.

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