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->''"Saigon. Always dreams of Saigon."''
-->-- '''Main Character'''

A sequel to a ''VideoGame/{{Doom}} 2'' GameMod, made by Stephen "Scuba Steve" Browning, but this time released as a standalone game. It's available as a freeware download, but it can be also bought in a boxed version, which includes some extra goodies. As of now, the bonus levels included in the boxed version are now free to download off of the main site.

While the original ''Action Doom'' was an attempt to bring ''{{Contra}}''-like mechanics to first person perspective, ''Urban Brawl'' is a nod to beat 'em ups like ''VideoGame/DoubleDragon''. You have a pistol, but most of the time, you'll end up fighting with melee weapons like two-by-fours, bottles or pool cues.

The game puts you as a grizzled veteran, living in a desolate, crime-filled quarter of the city, with only your daughter to keep you company and bring a point to your life. When she gets taken away by henchmen working for an unknown boss, you set on a quest to find her and take revenge on those responsible, while beating up tons of criminals along the way. The game is rather short, but there are multiple paths you can take, and quite a lot of interesting secrets.

Its homepage is [[http://action.mancubus.net/ here]].

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!!Provides examples of:
* ActionDad: The protagonist, natch, who is willing to take on an entire town of gangsters, a serial killer, ''and'' a corporation to save his daughter.
* AloneWithThePsycho: The farm house level.
* AuthorAvatar: Well, sort of. One of the enemies you fight is a scuba diver... named "Scuba Steve." [[SelfDeprecation Who has an effeminate walking style and is pretty easy to take care of.]]
* BettingMiniGame: Can be done mid-combat if desired, but if you get surrounded when playing poker, you'll get trapped in a CycleOfHurting. The bonus pack also adds blackjack and roulette, and lets you play without worry about combat.
* BreakableWeapons: Each melee weapon (other than the brass knuckles) has a limited number of attacks before it wears out and is tossed. They also visibly degrade when half-way.
* CelShading: Simulated in the ''Doom'' engine via use of black-outlined sprites, and cleverly created black outlines around level geometry.
* CreatorCameo: In addition to the above Scuba Steve enemy, if you turn on the generator in the farm house and enter the room with the missing children posters plastered over the walls, you can find one with Stephen Browning's name and photo on it.
* CrosshairAware: A brief moment at the beginning of the sniper sequence in the forest level. Next shots are identified by a LaserSight.
* DoesNotLikeGuns: Averted; guns are the most efficient way to dispose of enemies. However, ammo is scarce.
* EarnYourHappyEnding: Zig-zagged. While the easiest ending to get is a bad one ([[spoiler:you run out of leads and die in the subway]]), the good ones are only mildly harder. The by far hardest ending to get, which involves both going to the cabin in the forest ''and'' attacking the Phylex tower, [[EarnYourBadEnding is also a bad one]] ([[spoiler:your daughter shoots you, after which you end up overdosing on painkillers in the hospital]]).
* ExecutiveSuiteFight: The Phylex tower.
* {{Gainaxing}}: Bonus game "All about the bunnies".
* {{Homage}}: To old side scrolling beat 'em ups such as ''VideoGame/StreetsOfRage'' or ''VideoGame/FinalFight'', with an atmosphere and story telling style similar to ''ComicBook/SinCity''.
* HyperactiveMetabolism: Cans of soda, chickens, etc...
* ICallItVera: The protagonist's own pistol is named Sarah.
* ImprovisedWeapon: A whole bunch of them! Pipes, [=2x4's=], [[GrievousBottleyHarm bottles,]] [[WhipItGood chains,]] [[BatterUp baseball bats,]] [[DropTheHammer sledgehammers,]] [[ShovelStrike shovels,]] statues (''[[SophisticatedAsHell "Early Etruscan, I believe."]]''), [[spoiler:a chainsaw]]...
* InterrogationByVandalism: Smashing the dishonest informant Jerry's car to pieces is the way to get him to speak the full truth.
* KatanasAreJustBetter: The bonus level "[[ShoutOut Samurai Showdown]]" has you pick up a katana and take on endless waves of enemies. The katana tends to wipe through them easily. This does not make the bonus level any less hard. The room the bonus level is based on also holds one in the main game, which cuts through almost every enemy like butter, but upon grabbing it you're ambushed by more enemies than that katana could kill without breaking.
* LandMineGoesClick: The forest level. Mines all over the place; the first one you step on just happens to be a dud. Whoever set them all up here is a mystery.
* LethalJokeItem: One of the strongest melee weapons in the game is [[Webcomic/PennyArcade a cardboard tube]]. [[VideoGame/LegacyOfKain Fear the tube]].
* MinigameZone: The casino floor in the Phylex tower, with gambling minigames. To the point that there's a bonus level that takes you right to it, gives you a ton of points to gamble with, and lets you play the games without worrying about enemies.
* MultipleEndings: One good (Obviously, you save your daughter), and three bad ones. ([[spoiler:You run out of leads and are murdered by a random mook; the BigBad arranges your arrest before you can fight him; the Big Bad tricks your daughter into shooting you, leading to you committing suicide in the hospital]]). There's also a NonStandardGameOver [[spoiler:if you attack the BigBad ''before'' your daughter has fled the scene]], as well as an alternate good one where [[spoiler:you get sidetracked taking on Hugo, are unable to find your daughter, but end up starting a new family with the woman who rescued you from the subway station.]]
* NintendoHard: Some of the bonus levels are nasty shit.
* NonActionBigBad: [[spoiler:Though you still get the satisfaction of punching him out a window after you've taken care of all his goons.]]
* OneBulletLeft: [[spoiler:The hero says he only has one chance to hit the helicopter with the weapon he picked up.]]
* OpenEndedBossBattle: The two gangsters at the end of the subway; you get different endings depending on whether you lose to them or not, in addition to whether or not you did something in a previous level.
* PapaWolf: Your character.
* PrivateEyeMonologue: Both in the cutscenes and the occasional quip in-game.
* RecurringRiff: See its example on the trope page for details.
* TheReveal: [[spoiler:The hero's wife had an affair with the BigBad, and "his" daughter is the product of that affair.]]
* SerialKiller: The second path, reached by dying to the bosses in the subway, has the player take on one of these.
* ShoutOut: Each enemy you meet has a specific first name, which sometimes are references to prominent figures within the Doom community.
** "Rhaluka" is the name of John Romero's wife.
** One boss [[{{Expy}} is]] [[Franchise/StreetFighter Hugo]] [[VideoGame/FinalFight Andore]], who is in turn a CaptainErsatz of Wrestling/AndreTheGiant. His "you're dead" message is simply "'''OBEY.'''" [[note]]The OBEY Giant, meanwhile, was a modified version of a sticker fad starring, you guessed it, André the Giant.[[/note]]
** A cutscene before one of the boss fights... "[[Comicbook/{{Doom}} He's huge. But that means he has huge guts. Rip and tear.]]"
** One boss fight is against human [[{{Expy}} expies]] of [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 Bebop and Rocksteady.]]
** One of the bonus points pickups in the game is [[Film/OfficeSpace The Red Stapler]], complete with quotation. Not to mention that you can find VideoGame/{{Daikatana}} (the game, not the weapon) as a points item too.
** Some of the ornaments hanging up in Peter Crisp's office includes the [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Master Sword]] and [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud Strife's Buster Sword]].
** In the first level, you can enlist the help of your wrestler friend, [[Literature/{{Doom}} Flynn]] [[VideoGame/FinalFight Haggar]].
* ShowsDamage: Hugo gets progressively more bloody and bruised as you beat him up... not that it slows him down.
** Most weapons, too, are shown damaged once they're brought to half-strength.
* WhereEverybodyKnowsYourFlame: The first level ends in a gay-bar that fits this trope perfectly.
* ZombieApocalypse: The "ZOMG ZOMBIES" bonus level.
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