TC Daedalus

Discussion in 'Map Factory' started by fubarFX, May 25, 2013.

  1. fubarFX

    aa fubarFX The "raw" in "nodraw"

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    this is a map for the tf2m map pack thing.

    so, I had planned this map back in the days but never got around to make it because this would be a metric fuckton of work for me to do alone. but it totally fit the theme and with the recent vibe of community effort, I figured that if we could get a couple of mappers together, we could totally make this work.

    so here's what I was looking to do: a tug of war pl in the form of a 7 round tc map. if you don't know what tug of war is, it's a gamemode where both team can push a single cart to opposite side of a track. the first team to push the cart all the way to the enemy side wins the round. in this tc variant, the final rounds will be normal a/d rounds much like tc_hydro.
    I have the entity prefab mostly figured out so that's not an issue at this point.

    btw tc_daedalus is just a temporary name but I figured it was quite fitting for now (reference to the daedalean labyrinth. Daedalus is known for his tragic inventions).

    I'm going to post a couple pictures here to illustrate what I had in mind

    overall layout of the map and connection between areas
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    just a quick look at how each round is going to work.
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    just a quick idea of what visual themes I was looking to hit but nothing is set in stone.
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    ideally, if we can get some people working with me on this, we'll be splitting the rounds between mappers.
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    tell me if you're interested to work on this map! unfortunatly I don't think I can pull this off on my own so hopefully we can get a little team working on this. I'll have to figure out the workflow, it will most likely involve a lot of instancing and whatnot.
     
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  2. Egan

    aa Egan

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    I am interested in helping out. In the mood for a pl map, and would be cool to work alongside people who know what they're doing more than I.
     
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  3. Lenny

    Lenny L2: Junior Member

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    Nice to see another map from you, fubar. Looking neato!
     
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  4. fubarFX

    aa fubarFX The "raw" in "nodraw"

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    well this map is not confirmed. I will be making a hl2 mod instead if I can't get the manpower for this map
     
  5. Acadium

    Acadium Playtest Extraordinaire

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    I would gladly help do some playtesting! I could also do some art critique if you care (though I can't do it myself :3 I seem to be a better critic than I am at actually doing it)
     
  6. Trotim

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    Not sure how this is supposed to work. If one last point is RED's base, and the other BLU's base on the island, and everything inbetween... places inbetween, this whole map would basically take up the entire thing right?

    On the other hand having one big map that combines multiple themes might be good to drive the point home the maps in the pack are connected

    Am just not sure how other map slices would fit into this unless you make one base boring
     
  7. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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    Thematically i'm sure it'll work: Islands can be pretty big, there can be more than one island.

    Keep an eye on the "Maritime village" idea though: Maritime pack is kind of european, the pack is more south pacific. I don't know why nobody called me on that shit with Atoll, frankly.
     
  8. StormBlink

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    I will check my schedule
     
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  9. Bujeebus

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    Idea for red base: Volcano/Mountain secret base. Could be behind a waterfall next to the forest/jungle.