Descent into Cerberon

by wfgodbold

Back in the day, everyone played Quake II, whether the official game, or one of the many mods (my buddies and I were partial to Action Quake).

Instead of rocket jumps and railguns, you had sniper rifles and MP5s, and everything was styled like an action movie.

A contemporary action movie, not an SF flick with space marines and aliens from Hell. There was no single-player component to the AQ mod, but it made multiplayer more harrowing; falls from heights could injure your legs, making you slower, and getting shot in the head was fatal regardless of how much health you had.

While it didn’t have the Nine Inch Nails soundtrack the first game did, Quake II did continue the metal trend with tracks like this one:

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