cp_powerhouse is already liked because it's symmetric 3CP.

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  1. Vel0city

    aa Vel0city func_fish

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    Couple of quotes.

    "Indeed, the 3 CP point maps are intense."

    "I think I like the 3 point map the best over all though."

    I'm really wanting to see a 3CP (Powerhouse style) contest already. We need to explore 3CP in more detail.
     
  2. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    What I immediately noticed about this was the layout. It's a U shape. All the community 3cp push maps I've ever seen followed typical 5cp format and were a straight line. I haven't gotten to play it yet but I thought it was interesting because I've never seen a map arranged like that on a small scale.
     
  3. KubeKing

    Server Staff KubeKing dan's birthday was fun too

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    Looks through windows at last- sees other team's last.

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  4. ScorpioUprising

    aa ScorpioUprising

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    cp_resonance and cp_croissant on the larger scale
     
  5. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    Yeah, it's interesting there've been takes on it for 5cp, but no one ever considered 3cp.

    I played it a bit, and I'm not sure I like it, but I probably need to play it more. It seems really hard to push out of your own base once the enemy team starts pushing in. Over about a dozen games I never saw a turnaround.
     
  6. KubeKing

    Server Staff KubeKing dan's birthday was fun too

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    You've played a dozen games since it released? What time-boring wormhole have you been using that you've had time for that many rounds?
     
  7. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    My initial reaction is that it sucks balls.

    There is no flow, I was always running in really weird directions and never felt like I knew where I was going, even after getting used to all the areas.

    There's also stuff to get caught on everywhere. It's Crash's nightmare.
    But having said that, I found one spot that was horribly overclipped. Did a doublejump across the stream and landed on a patch that WAS flat but had been clipped to like 60 degrees or something and so I slowly slid into the water despite landing at the top level in a spot I should have been OK at. eeeuuurggh overclipping D:

    It's ok I guess. nothing special.


    Update has been out for 6 hours. at 3-6 minutes per round, that's at least 10 per hour. If they were all super short, you could have played over 120 rounds by now.
     
  8. KubeKing

    Server Staff KubeKing dan's birthday was fun too

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    First of all, you did the math? Tryhard, and I can see your major shining through.

    Secondly, all the rounds of Powerhouse I've played have probably been 20 minutes. So put that in your calculator and, uh, calculate it. I just can't see it being feasible.
     
  9. fubarFX

    aa fubarFX The "raw" in "nodraw"

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    the U shape is interesting because it allows you to have shortcuts that open up instead of having forward spawns. Powerhouse gets away with doing neither of those and I am left perplexed
     
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  10. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    yeah pushing into 2nd from your spawn really sucks. a forward spawn in that massive lobby area would help a lot.

    but i also just complained that i never saw teams push back out so idk
     
  11. Hoplitejoe

    aa Hoplitejoe

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    More stalematey than Foundry, which is impressive really, given there doing it with half the space.
     
  12. Moonfixer

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    I enjoyed playing on the map. However I honestly felt that the last point(s) felt bland.
     
  13. Freyja

    aa Freyja ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Calling someone a tryhard because they bothered to check the legitimacy of your claim when you didn't bother to is a bit rude.
     
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  14. Suomimies55

    Suomimies55 there's a skeleton inside you right now.

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    Hydro 2.

    Better than hydro.
     
  15. Berry

    aa Berry if you read this you're a nerd

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    I enjoyed hydro more than powerhouse, considering hydro at least has some variation in the map with the stages, when powerhouse is just the same old thing for the next 30 minutes.

    Speaking of clipping, you can also hide in the waterfall where you're unseen and get on that horrible ledge as a sniper on mid that sees absolutely all of the area.
     
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  16. Vel0city

    aa Vel0city func_fish

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    Man, Valve should hire Crash to do the clipping for them.
     
  17. Zed

    aa Zed Certified Most Crunk™

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    Why is this in off-topic discussions?
     
  18. Lenny

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    Hasn't 3cp been done in some comp format already? Warmfrost, I think it is - it definitely works for smaller teams but on a 24 man pub it can get really stupid.
     
  19. MaccyF

    aa MaccyF Notoriously Unreliable

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  20. Sergis

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    since when do you need a major to divide 60 by 10

    or a calculator for that matter


    edit: even better, you claim that having played a dozen games in six hours is unfeasible due to 20 minute round length. meanwhile, 6 hours / 12 rounds = 30 mins so even with your 20 minute rounds there's plenty of very feasible time
     
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