Contest idea thread!

Discussion in 'Contests' started by FaTony, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. CriminalBunny

    aa CriminalBunny Lasers are just deadly rainbows

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    I still like the idea of making an Artpass contest where everybody has to detail Turbine
     
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  2. Crowbar

    aa Crowbar perfektoberfest

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    dont confuse plr and hightower
     
  3. Diva Dan

    aa Diva Dan hello!

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    Yeah, another art pass contest would be heaps of fun.... Mostly because I was too late to enter the spawn room contest!
     
  4. biskuu

    biskuu L2: Junior Member

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    A no-prop contest.
    Only brushes can be used, I think this will be a great way for everyone to practice his brushwork and especially beginners since they seem to flood their map with out of place props.
     
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  5. LadyRaee

    LadyRaee CHEERFULLY SUICIDAL

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    Yes, please, just let us, girls, participate too. It would be really interesting to see, how much detail can you make with displacement meshes and brushwork detail. Also could be nice to see tips "how to optimize detail" because just putting everything as func_detail may end up being worse than props (func_lod, areaportals/windows, clever skybox...)
     
  6. Viperi

    aa Viperi not actually a snek

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    Making everything func_detail would mean turning everything into a single entity for vbsp.
     
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  7. LadyRaee

    LadyRaee CHEERFULLY SUICIDAL

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    I didn't mean literally everything. I meant large amounts of detail with very complex geometry. Just because func_detail-ing lets vvis to take place at all, it still impacts framerate
     
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  8. Turnip

    aa Turnip The 80s Vegetable

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    How about a mini contest were you HAVE to include a random number of a random prop in a detailing area, possibly with a random theme?
     
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  9. Nicky

    aa Nicky Lets try something new!

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    Will you have to use the random map name generator? http://tf2maps.net/threads/the-map-name-generator.23475/

    EDIT: 500th post, yay!
     
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  10. Mikroscopic

    aa Mikroscopic

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    How about a contest to use the least used textures / props and none of the most used ones?
     
  11. Hyperion

    aa Hyperion L16: Grid Member

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    Let's have a realistic idea: landscape contest. Make as stunning and beautiful scene as you can
     
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  12. Another Bad Pun

    Server Staff Another Bad Pun over my dead body

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    I propose a normal map contest
    make whatever map you want and submit it for judging - no restrictions in gamemodes, collabs allowed

    or
    do the Dynamic PL contest again
     
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  13. biskuu

    biskuu L2: Junior Member

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  14. Another Bad Pun

    Server Staff Another Bad Pun over my dead body

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  15. Malachite Man

    Malachite Man L6: Sharp Member

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    The alternative gamemode contest
    This is my idea for a contest where you can only make a map that is the one of the following
    Gamemodes:Tc,Pass,Sd,Medival,Arena,Pd and Rd
    I already posted a idea like this but this post is more refined I think this contest would give these gamemodes more love I would really hope this idea becomes official
     
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  16. Asd417

    aa Asd417 L1: Registered

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    The end of Assy2 contest is getting nearer and it is time to start thinking about the next contest.

    How about
    The Custom gamemode contest?

    A contest in which participants use one of selected custom gamemodes to make a playable map.
    There are quite a number of good custom gamemodes in the download section just buried and left untouched.
    It would be nice to get some of them highlighted as a result of this contest.
     
  17. mistertilapia

    mistertilapia L1: Registered

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    Not a super original idea but another artpass contest could be fun.
    I for one suck at general layout, I/O, and scaling; so I'd welcome a contest that highlights good detail work.
     
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  18. SmallBiscuit

    SmallBiscuit L7: Fancy Member

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    I feel like we should do another BATT... It would be great fun, especially for someone like me, that absolutely hates making payload maps, as the track always ends up being flat...
     
  19. Flamecat42

    Flamecat42 L1: Registered

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    Maybe one for newer mappers?
     
  20. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    How about another artpass contest? Would Valve be up for that again (if they have a spare map lying around in pre-detail stage)?
     
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