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Did you know that the chainsaw and super shotgun weapons in the game were inspired by the Evil Dead series of movies?

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Voodoo doll

Voodoo doll is a term used when multiple "player start" things exist for the same player on a level. When the level is loaded, each extra player start will have a dormant "zombie" player at its coordinates which, if damaged in any way, affects the actual player with identical damage. Any other things that happen to the voodoo doll also affect the player, such as falling off ledges and collection of powerups. Voodoo dolls can be used to accomplish a number of special effects in maps, and are also the cause of many interesting bugs.
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