: You are describing an M2/MI behavior, lofting after you get a bit of a lift
: from a step or similar. In the original Marathon, with either the
: flamethrower or alien weapon, you could back yourself up against a wall,
: aim down, apply firepower, and jet yourself straight up along the wall.
: Fairly vital in Ain't Got Time For This so you can jet back up to the
: shield recharger at the start of the level. So yes, this needs to be
No, actually, I was saying that the Flamethrower behavior sort of half-works. You just need to be in the air for it to have any important propelling power, otherwise it'll just push you backwards and not get you off the ground. If you're already off the ground, though, it does let you push yourself upwards.