Hexen: Beyond Heretic (DOS)

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Hexen: Beyond Heretic
Hexen - DOS - USA.jpg
Platform: DOS
Year: 1995
Developer: Raven Software Corporation
Buy: Amazon

Hexen: Beyond Heretic is a fantasy themed first-person shooter and sequel to Heretic (DOS). The game uses a heavily modified Doom (DOS) engine with additions including doors swinging on an axis, jumping, flying, looking up and down, water with current, ambient sound effects, a hub style level system, an inventory, and of course the ability to choose a particular warrior class (fighter, cleric, mage).

In the game's story, the Serpent Riders aren't at all pleased about what you did to their companion, so they decided to enter your world and kill everyone. They missed you, and now it's time to pay them back by hunting down and defeating Korax.

Screenshots

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The title screen.

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Killing more flaming devils.


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Music

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Hexen is composed mostly of foreboding ambient tracks, but it has several upbeat powerful orchestrations and some jazzy tunes as well. The soundtrack is also quite large meaning you probably won't get tired of any one particular song. The CD version contained Redbook audio, but because the soundtrack is so large, they actually had to cut out several tracks in the CD. The diskette version has 37 while the CD version only has 21. As for quality, if you had a decent MIDI sequencer, the General MIDI version is actually better sounding than the CD audio.

The titles for the songs come from the Doom Wiki. Due the the majority of songs being over 2 minutes in length, and to remain similar to the CD rip, the recordings do not feature looping.

Both the CD and General MIDI versions have been recorded. Those tracks beginning with a 1 are the CD tracks, those beginning with a 2 are then General MIDI tracks.

Tracks 236 and 237 of the General MIDI recording are not played anywhere in the game and are not included in the CD soundtrack.

Recording

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Title

Composer

Length

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101 Jach Kevin Schilder 3:56
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102 Blech Kevin Schilder 3:14
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103 Hexen Kevin Schilder 0:14
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104 Orb Kevin Schilder 0:44
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105 Hall Kevin Schilder 1:07
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106 Chess Kevin Schilder 1:23
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107 Crypt Kevin Schilder 4:10
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108 Falcon Kevin Schilder 2:23
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109 Octo Kevin Schilder 3:20
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110 Rithm Kevin Schilder 3:33
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111 Sixate Kevin Schilder 3:34
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112 Winnowing Hall Kevin Schilder 4:01
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113 Swamp Kevin Schilder 4:10
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114 Wutzit Kevin Schilder 3:06
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115 Bones Kevin Schilder 3:14
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116 Chapel 1 Kevin Schilder 3:24
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117 Chapel 4 Kevin Schilder 2:43
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118 Fantasy Kevin Schilder 3:05
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119 Fooja Kevin Schilder 2:31
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120 Level Kevin Schilder 4:04
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121 Simon Kevin Schilder 3:11
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201 Orb Kevin Schilder 0:41
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202 Hexen Kevin Schilder 0:13
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203 Chess Kevin Schilder 1:19
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204 Winnowing Hall Kevin Schilder 3:57
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205 Jach Kevin Schilder 3:50
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206 Simon Kevin Schilder 3:06
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207 Wutzit Kevin Schilder 3:02
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208 Falcon Kevin Schilder 2:19
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209 Level Kevin Schilder 3:59
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210 Crypt Kevin Schilder 4:05
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211 Swamp Kevin Schilder 4:06
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212 Deep Kevin Schilder 3:37
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213 Fubas Kevin Schilder 3:26
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214 Grove Kevin Schilder 2:44
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215 Fortress Kevin Schilder 3:03
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216 Void Kevin Schilder 3:09
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217 Chapel 1 Kevin Schilder 3:19
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218 Secret Chapel Kevin Schilder 3:06
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219 Chapel 3 Kevin Schilder 3:04
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220 Chapel 4 Kevin Schilder 2:39
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221 Chippy Kevin Schilder 3:19
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222 Perc Kevin Schilder 3:58
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223 Fooja Kevin Schilder 2:27
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224 Sixate Kevin Schilder 3:29
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225 Wobaby Kevin Schilder 2:56
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226 Fantasy Kevin Schilder 3:01
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227 Blech Kevin Schilder 3:11
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228 Bones Kevin Schilder 3:11
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229 Octo Kevin Schilder 3:15
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230 Rithm Kevin Schilder 3:28
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231 Stalker Kevin Schilder 2:50
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232 Borkesis Kevin Schilder 3:11
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233 Crucible 2 Kevin Schilder 4:27
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234 Hub Kevin Schilder 0:48
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235 Hall Kevin Schilder 1:04
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236 Chapel 2 Kevin Schilder 3:06
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237 Chart Kevin Schilder 3:04
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Credits

(Source)

Game Rip

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The MUS files were ripped from the Hexen.wad file using Csabo's eXtensible WAD editor. The CD tracks were ripped from the game disc using CDEx. The MUS recording was made with Winamp's MIDI player v3.53.

Audio Devices

Music

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Sound

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(Sources: Music, Sound)

Releases

  USA.svg   USA
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Title: Hexen: Beyond Heretic
Platform: DOS
Released: 1995-10-30
Publisher: id Software, Inc.
  EU.svg   EU
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Title: Hexen: Beyond Heretic
Platform: DOS
Released: 1995-??-??
Publisher: GT Interactive Software Europe, Ltd.
  Australia.svg   Australia
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Title: Hexen: Beyond Heretic
Platform: DOS
Released: 199?-??-??
Publisher: id Software, Inc.

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