Send Thatcher back to Hell in a new Doom 2 mod today

Following a shorter delay caused by Tennent’s Lager (actual real story), Margaret Thatcher has returned from Hell to menace us when far more. Thankfully, a person doomed place maritime will stand up and undertaking into the tenth circle of Hell (aka the Uk) to place the reviled British primary minister down for excellent. Thatcher’s Techbase is its title, and Doom 2 is the recreation you can need to engage in this totally free mod now it can be out. It is rather the point, and even has a custom soundtrack from Paradise Killer’s composer.

The new campaign sends us into a Hell festooned with Union Flag bunting to battle incarnations of Margaret Thatcher. A variety of demons use her experience, and the full position is crammed with familar political posters and slogans, wee milk cartons changing wellbeing potions (certainly, completely the game states you “snatch” them), Silk Slash and Regal King Sizing cigarettes, and other cultural touchstones. Some thing it no lengthier capabilities is Scotland’s very own Tennent’s Lager.


A can of F lager in a screenshot from Doom 2 mod Thatcher's Techbase.
As a substitute, love a scrumptious can of… Fennent’s Lager, perhaps?

Mod director Jim Purvis discussed on Twitter these days that the Tennent’s lawyers achieved out this morn, asking him to eliminate their beer cans, which caused a wee previous-minute delay to the launch. In return, they are going to make a donation to the charities and organisations he implies players aid out. These include the Scottish Refugee Council, Stonewall, and the Hillsborough Justice Marketing campaign, which Thatcher would surely hate, so that’s great.

“I know, I know – inventive integrity, parody work, not-for-profit, bla bla bla. I concur,” Purvis extra. “But if it gets money to charities, I am content to go along with it.”

Obtain Thatcher’s Techbase from right here. It really is a Growth-suitable wad examined with PRBoom, DSDA-Doom, ZDoom, and GZDoom, while Purvis indicates applying PrBoom+ 2.6.1. That website page explains how to perform it on just about every system from Windows and Linux to Android and Nintendo 3DS, so definitely everyone’s invited to return Thatcher to her grave.

Thatcher’s Techbase is made by Purvis with a crew including Paradise Killer composer Barry “Epoch” Topping, arists Main Lo and Rafael Batista de Lima, and voice actor Laila Berzins, who performed Demeter and Persephone in Hades. Epoch has unveiled the soundtrack on Bandcamp in the two retro and modernised types.

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