The meat of these changes attempt to make D better to defend. Moving C closer to blue and reverting the ammo change (as well as lowering the elbow flank) should keep capping about as hard as it's ever been, but speed up that portion of the gameplay. What happened a lot was Blue would push the cart 98% of the way to C, and then there'd be another team fight or two before they actually capped. These changes should speed that up and give Red more time to set up on D as a result, especially now that they're spawning back there instead of the forward spawn--they were just getting immediately wiped again the previous way rather than trying to hold the cave.
I do think a coordinated team can lock D down (it has happened with and without engineers on red), but I will continue to adjust it as needed and have a few other ideas on what to do. If any engineer players have suggestions I would like to hear them, I don't think the engie spots are that strong or terribly obvious.
- fixed missing particles on capping D
- fixed some chicken wire that players could shoot through
- made the whole map a little brighter
- made initial blue spawn a little brighter
- adjusted spawn timers
- adjusted some cover at A
- lowered the elbow room in B to C flank
- reverted medium ammo to full on the platform before C
- moved C back (closer to blue) a little bit
- red now spawns at D instead of in a forward spawn when C is captured
- adjusted some cover at D
- extended part of red's catwalk thing at D
- removed the medium health in the computers room near D
- put a small health near the welding machine at D
- light detailing
- lots of optimization (it was alright before, but people with bad computers should have better fps now)
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