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Contest idea thread!

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

  1. Micnax

    aa Micnax L0: Terribly Lazy Mapper

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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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  2. Crowbar

    aa Crowbar perfektoberfest

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  3. Hyperion

    aa Hyperion L16: Grid Member

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    Crash is pretty new
     
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  4. Diva Dan

    aa Diva Dan not a furry

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    Never heard of him, must be a chump
     
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  5. Asd417

    Asd417 L7: Fancy Member

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    That's what I was going to say. The new mappers who came after 2011 would really like to try it out.
     
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  6. SmallBiscuit

    SmallBiscuit L6: Sharp Member

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    I personally want another BATT
     
  7. Pocket

    aa Pocket I can fix it!

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    The artpass contest had one glaring problem: Everyone who entered and didn't win had a map that no one would ever play, no matter how good it was. And that was after ending up with twice as many winners as we had planned. Usually if you don't win a contest, hey, at least you made something and it might still be worthwhile or at least you could always improve it.

    I personally treated it as much-needed detailing practice, but we got some damn fine entries that will never get played again. Hell, we got some damn fine assets that will never see the light of day anywhere else, too, although that's mainly the entrants' fault.
     
  8. Diva Dan

    aa Diva Dan not a furry

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    The issue would be lessened a little by the fact SFM exists now and I'm sure people would love using the other detail entries as set pieces for their stuff. People also really like remixes of maps they love, like abandoned upward, so if you put it on the workshop people will eat it up even if it isn't a winner. That's just what I think
     
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  9. Micnax

    aa Micnax L0: Terribly Lazy Mapper

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    Yeah the workshop exists now, it'll make it a little easier for those maps to be discoverable even if they lost.

    It's like the good side of the billion of 2fort rethemes.
     
  10. Flamecat42

    Flamecat42 L1: Registered

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    (shit wrong thread)
     
  11. Diva Dan

    aa Diva Dan not a furry

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    Putting this out there, since Pi day is coming up we should have a 3.14 hour contest B)
     
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  12. KubeKing

    aa KubeKing Daniel's Same Base

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    I can't imagine what the timer would have to look like...
     
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  13. SmallBiscuit

    SmallBiscuit L6: Sharp Member

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    My hands are already sweaty, and I can feel the stress already... Just at the simple IDEA of this
     
  14. TwistMapper.exe

    TwistMapper.exe L6: Sharp Member

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    how long will that last?
     
  15. Asd417

    Asd417 L7: Fancy Member

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    Is the next 72 hr contest going to be layout designing or full map?
     
  16. SmallBiscuit

    SmallBiscuit L6: Sharp Member

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  17. Asd417

    Asd417 L7: Fancy Member

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    sorry I dont remember the last one :(