2 suggestions to think about:

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by cornontheCoD, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. cornontheCoD

    cornontheCoD L7: Fancy Member

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    some things that I think would be nice, that haven't really been brought up:

    1. Could we have the contest announcements on the front page news or somewhere similar? I've been going to this site for 6 months now, and even though I wouldn't have had the time to do some of the bigger contests, I missed every single one. I now know about the new one, but it would be nice for the newbies ::p:

    2. Just something to think about: should the mini mapping contest entries from other people be allowed to be used in other big map contests?

    not trying to be a pain, just few suggestions
     
  2. MrAlBobo

    MrAlBobo L13: Stunning Member

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    1) homepage, 3rd post down " TF2Maps.net: Mapping contest 05 - Payload map"

    2) hmm...that is interesting...
    in theory there is noting against that...
     
  3. grazr

    aa grazr Old Man Mutant Ninja Turtle

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    The contests do get put on the front page but only really when the site admins get a chance to sticky/news them. Youme just put 'em up tonight and i'm guessing Immortal/drpepper/DJ havn't seen it yet.
     
  4. Vander

    Vander L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    I think it should be allowed...with the understanding that if you only use other mapper's prefabs, you probably aren't likely to win anything.
     
  5. MrAlBobo

    MrAlBobo L13: Stunning Member

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    depends...if it fits seamlessly into the level there is no reason why it should deduct from their possibilities of winning, its only if the prefab dramatically stands out that there should be a problem
     
  6. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    Pretty much been covered by everyone above, the contests are announced with a sticky anouncement type thing on the home page but they only stay there as long as there is no other news, any alternative is checking the contest subforum every once in a while (or looking at my sig for #05)
    And using the mini mapping entries in a bigger map contest is absolutely fine, but if its really detailed and the rest of your map isnt it will stick out and end up counting against you, so just make sure it blends seamlessly in with your map and it will be fine.