CP Ferrum rc

Made by Tarry H Sruman

  1. Tarry H Sruman

    Tarry H Sruman Large Orphanage Proprietor

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    In an entirely unexpected and unprecedented turn of events, the "iron mine" that had for several years been producing copious quantities of biohazardous waste was discovered to be a top-secret surveillance facility owned by Red. Now Blu must take control of the facility in order to keep the airwaves secure.

    CP_Ferrum is a single stage, 3CP, attack/defend map by Tarry H. Sruman.
     
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  2. Fredrik

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    I'm not sure, but I think it looks kinda small.
     
  3. Fr0Z3nR

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    if it is gorge style, it might be a tad small. (at least, not enough flanks)

    ... if it is manor style, it is very much too small.

    ... also, remind me to chat with you about my experiences with 90 deg turns in maps (okay, might not be as helpful as I think)
     
  4. Tarry H Sruman

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    Its dustbowl style, and size wasn't a huge issue in the testing.
     
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    ... then it's probably the right scale.
     
  6. Bereth

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    Gameday (Impromptu, but whatever) Feedback:

    The opening area was nice. Just a bit of combat in it, and then red was defending the first point. That's ideal. No spawn-camping occurred or sentries were irremovable. My only criticism is the flank which seems to just be a space filler. But I'm okay with that as long as the area is pretty, it might be good for when red sets up 5 sentries just outside spawn. Also I would like to be able to crouch-jump onto the low ledge on the left (from blu's perspective) off of the crate as any class.

    The first point could use a tad bit of work. The hole in the wall isn't clipped in the best way possible. It might be clipped, but the lowest area seems like you should be able to just walk through without a jump. The little area behind the medium health and ammo, towards the deathpit. I only ever went there as a cloaked spy, so consider making this area suit these needs. Change the healthpack to an ammopack, and consider increasing the size. On the ledge near the hole on the first point, it would make sentries more vulnerable if you could crouch-jump onto it from the ground on red's side.

    The area between the two points was a bit of a trade-off. The little ledge that runs around the building is weird and really annoying if spies take. The big side flank is long, and doesn't look like a good route in general. You cannot escape from it, and it tends to expose you to extra fire. The other tiny drop-down would be great if you could jump onto the pipe there. You should clip the ramp above the dirt so it isn't so easy to fall off the sides.

    With regard to the last point there are the most problems (if that makes sense). The door near red's spawn should stop opening after the first point is captured, so they don't have such easy access to the flanks. You could just shut down that part of red's spawn and let blu go through that door themselves after capping the point. The stairway on the right flank (from blu's perspective) needs to have a fence underneath it or something.

    On a final not you need to fix your lighting. I did really enjoy the first point, and though that the second point had good potential. I look forward to seeing this updated. Good luck.
     
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  7. Tarry H Sruman

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    I lied.
     
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  8. Sergis

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    the sniping from spawn to B has to go, the snipers can just shoot at you, resupply and shoot at you some more while you're trying to cap in the middle of the area in the open and cant even do any damage to snipers because falloff fucks you over.

    also where is the 3rd CP
     
  9. Bloodhound

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    I enjoyed it today. You have a lot of height variations, which is good.
    IMO you should reduce spawn time for blue on cp1 by 1 sec or such, too much games ended before cp1.
    This is also the reason why I can't say something to cp2. No one ever capped it, or even contested it. Sniper sight lines are long as hell and sentrys were very hard to kill, because of their height advantage.

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  10. Fr0Z3nR

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    you don't want chicken wire there, you need something more than a quick fix.
    If anything, snipers should be sniping up at you from the lower path, or from a balcony in the middle, across from teh point (in the left hand building)
     
  11. MetalKev

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    I think even with the bug on the door that the version we tested today was definitely an improvement. Definitely keep the point at A, even if you give it more flavor. Even though the B point was really stale-matey since Blue had already capped something it at least made me feel like the team had accomplishing things and made it less frustrating to fight over B.
     
  12. Tarry H Sruman

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    Updated to a12

    Fixed the broken door, tweaked A, and redesigned the area behind C to make it easier to defend.

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    Updated to a13

    Did some minor optimization, tweaked A, and made a scenery area in Blu spawn.

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  14. Fr0Z3nR

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    get a light on that corner, shining on the B route.
     
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    Fixed a couple of broken triggers and removed the 3d skybox.
     
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    That's more because my environment lighting is very bright. You can see fine in that room.
     
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    Updated to b2 to maybe fix the crashing that I didn't see and therefore know nothing about.
     
  20. Tarry H Sruman

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    Updated to B3. Minor tweaks, almost done.