Christmas Run

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  1. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    [​IMG]pl_christmasrun[​IMG]
    IGNORE THE WATER IN SCREENSHOT 5, IT'S A GRAPHICAL PROBLEM :O​

    Map Name: pl_christmasrun
    Author: Joodude
    Current Version: Pre-Release Alpha

    pl_christmasrun is a work-in-progress Payload map centred around the winter/snow theme.

    [​IMG] Mission Briefing
    Every year, the RED corporation does it's usual yearly round of the Christmas Run, delivering gifts to all the good children of the world.

    Unfortunately, the evil BLU corporation plan to end this tradition and ruin Christmas forever... by blowing up Santa's sled! Deliver the payload cart along the snowy ground from your base, across the wooden bridge, through the deep valley and finally to RED's toy-making factory to give Santa a Christmas surprise he'll never forget!

    [​IMG] Additional Information
    • Single Stage
    • 4 capture points (End included)
    • Possible custom payload
    • The ability to ruin Christmas!

    [​IMG] Current Progress
    Constructing the cliff passage before RED's Christmas village!

    [​IMG] Many thanks to...
    • A Boojum Snark (Ultimate Mapping Resource)
    • Acegikmo (Environment Gallery)
    • Youme (Displacement Tutorials)
    • The Political Gamer (Small guidance on Payload paths)
    • Ravidge/Nova/Void/zpqrei (Swamp skybox 'sky_night_02')
    • Void (INTENSE TEMPERATURES Overlay)
    • Acumen (Custom fancy chair, Support Pillars)
    • Woo-Zee-Moo (Snow-to-Ground Blend Textures)
    • Big Rexy (Solo payload tracks)
    • III_Demon (Additional solo payload track pieces)
    • Everyone at TF2Maps.net, seriously. You guys are awesome.
     
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2010
  2. Repel

    Repel L1: Registered

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    Looks hawt to me. ;)
     
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  3. Nutomic

    Nutomic L11: Posh Member

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    Place some present models in the map :)
     
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  4. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    I shall as you get closer to the RED base. Might place some coal around the BLU base, since they're grumpy buggers :rolleyes:
     
  5. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    Can there be a sleigh cart, with a sack of presents in it?
     
  6. The Political Gamer

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    The Political Gamer (Small guidance on Payload paths)

    Errrr when was that? :p
     
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  7. OlafK

    OlafK L2: Junior Member

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    Please "upgrade to pro today" :D
     
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  8. Engineer

    aa Engineer

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    Trying to make a Christmas map that Valve will take for their event? :D
    No, its cool. :)
     
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  9. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Steam Chat, helping getting the payload along a path before setup :p

    Fixed. Damn Photobucket.

    Not really. Just felt like trying out at making a decent snowy payload map :3
     
  10. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Skybox has now been changed to night (sky_night_02 from the Swamp pack) for the feeling of Christmas Eve!

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Exist

    Exist L6: Sharp Member

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    Are you aware there is an entity that can make snowfall?
    I think it would really help with this map and it's winter feel.

    I think it's env_precipitation, or func_precipitation or something >.>.
     
  12. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Indeed. It shall be added later into development (and it'll look awesome).
     
  13. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    Don't use env_precipitation, use particle systems.
     
  14. Peachrocks

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    I'd change the story slightly otherwise BLU seems evil which is something that never happens where one team is good and the other is evil.

    Rather than them trying to blow up the factory, have BLU push a load of presents across a track but RED want to steal the delivery and take the glory themselves. It'd be cooler as well, though you'd have to get a different 'cart' so I dunno if its worth the bother

    A minor thing and not many people care about it anyway but still, just putting it out there.
     
  15. ssupermario92

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    :mellow: cant wait to play this
     
  16. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    18/01/2010
    • Added more detail to the first area
    • Bridge has been completed in simple, it spans a HUGE WATERY DEATH PIT
    • Added a ton more, including a cliff area with a waterfall for the RED team to get to BLU quicker
    • Added the first forward spawn for BLU
    • MORE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

    Ignore the white water, it's a graphical error on my TF2 :O

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  17. The Political Gamer

    aa The Political Gamer

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    So when are we getting a download link?
     
  18. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    I've got some time off college for a while now, so I'll be working on it a lot more. I'll hopefully get a working blocked out version in a few weeks (I have an obsession of detailing anything I see, which I'm going to avoid)
     
  19. Pocket

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    Please tell me you'll be using Rexy's custom health and ammo pack models. :D
     
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  20. Lancey

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    You missed christmas :(