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Gameday - Sunday 22nd April

Discussion in 'Server Events' started by theharribokid, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. theharribokid

    aa theharribokid

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    Where:
    TF2Maps.net Official Server: 70.42.74.31:27015
    Gameday Host: TheHarriboKid


    When:
    Event will begin at:
    Pacific (PDT) : 2:00 PM
    Mountain (MDT) : 3:00 PM
    Central (CDT) : 4:00 PM
    Eastern (EDT) : 5:00 PM
    UK : 10:00 PM
    Central Europe: 11:00 PM
    Aus Western (AWST) : 5:00 AM
    Aus Central (ACST) : 6:30 AM
    Aus Eastern (AEST) : 7:00 AM
    Click here for other Timezones

    Map List:
    Time Played Map Name Author Download Thread
    20 koth_aminity_a1a Tech Dropbox (.bz2) Thread
    20or30(idk) plr_atoll_prebeta1 LeSwordfish Dropbox (.bz2) Thread
    30 cp_lyra_a10 Lyra TF2maps (.bz2) Thread
    30 pl_vesper_b3 Vilepickle Offsite (.bz2) Thread


    Map Pack:
    Gameday22thApr.rar - Uploaded

    Rules for Map Submitters:
    The map must be playable. This means fully functional objective system, proper spawns, not fullbright, etc.
    __The purpose of this testing is to help authors refine their designs, not catch newbie bugs.
    Filename must be versioned. (ctf_example_a1.bsp, not ctf_example.bsp)
    __Do not rename a bsp after compile. The vmf must be renamed before compile.
    Filename must be all lowercase. (ctf_example_a1.bsp, not CTF_Example_A1.bsp)
    __Our Linux servers don't work with uppercase names.
    Map must be in development, finished maps do not require testing.
    Map may not use a point_servercommand to alter any variables.
    Map must be designed for standard play.

    __This means no melee, class restricted, too small for 24 players, or otherwise gimmicky maps.
    You may NOT reserve a submission without a download.
    • If an author has more than one map they want tested, they must be submitted to separate days.
    Non-compliance with rules will result in rejection of the submission.


    Submission Format:
    • Exact Map Filename (ctf_example_a4)
    • TF2Maps.net file ID number, OR url to offsite download.
    __BZ2 compressed files are greatly appreciated to save time for the host.
    __May not be a hosting site like mega-upload (wait times, codes, excessive ads, etc).
    • TF2Maps.net discussion thread number.
    __The scheduling system uses this number, I need it, not the post number.
    If your submission is a single stage out of a multi-stage map, please mention this. (orphaned stage)
    If you are a donator with upload abilities, please say if you have already uploaded the map.

    Testing options:
    A time extension may be requested for mature non-arena maps in need of fine tuning (this includes orphaned stages).
    A specific time slot: Available time & your time zone.
    __Only use if you aren't available for the whole testing period and wish to attend your map.
    Would you like the SourceTV demo of the test?
    __These are automatically recorded at all times so there's no need to ask any more :thumbup:.

    Information
    • First come first serve, until the 2 hour period is filled.
    • Maps will get 30 minutes playtime, KotH gets 20, Arena and orphaned stages get 15.
    • Last map can exceed the limit so long as the testing starts within the 2 hour period
    • You can keep the same TF2Maps.net file number by clicking edit on your file's page and then simply putting a new file in the upload box. This makes it easier for you (don't have to update all your links), easier for me, and less clutter on the site. (picture)
     
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  2. Lyra

    Lyra L1: Registered

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  3. Vilepickle

    Vilepickle L7: Fancy Member

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    Last edited: Apr 22, 2012
  4. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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  5. Tekku

    aa Tekku

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  6. Mould

    Mould L2: Junior Member

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  7. Dr. Element

    aa Dr. Element Also known as Faux Rhinoceros

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    Name: cp_xerlex_a2
    File ID: 5073
    Thread: 260535

    I'd love to do it as early as possible, as it is late for me :)
     
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  8. theharribokid

    aa theharribokid

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    schedule is up
    Map Pack: Gameday22thApr.rar

    EDIT: im off to rush and make myself some dinner before the event starts, i'l write a few notes here about stuff after

    EDIT2: right, well what i wanted to say is Vilepickle, dont update your map so late, the previous version was 404 and as a result i was going to leave you out of the gameday. Also sorry to Mould & Element Boi for your maps not making it in, especially to Mould as i realise today has 10 minutes of time spare in the 2 hour slot, I just didn't have time to test 1 more map to make sure it was fine to play in tonight's event
     
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  9. Erilis

    aa Erilis L2: Carpets, Travel Goods & Bedding

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    plr_sidetracked_a1

    Please add mine if you can!
    Map: plr_sidetracked_a1
    File ID : 5074
    Thread ID : 19185
     
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  10. Dr. Element

    aa Dr. Element Also known as Faux Rhinoceros

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    Ah dammit... Missed the "2 hour period" part =(
     
  11. Erilis

    aa Erilis L2: Carpets, Travel Goods & Bedding

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    Is it possible we can play test our maps in the next few days in an impromptu?
     
  12. Crash

    aa Crash func_nerd

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    Didn't there used to be a mention of not playing the same map if it had been played the previous week in the OP before? Lyra seems to be in every playtest as of late and it seems a bit unfair to everyone else trying to get in.

    Personally I held off signing up for this one because we had tested it on Tuesdays.
     
  13. hydragorgon

    hydragorgon L1: Registered

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    This was a really fun gameday. I think the maps were pretty good and everything seemed to go smoothly. Keep it up tf2maps.net crew!

    hydragorgon
     
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  14. Vilepickle

    Vilepickle L7: Fancy Member

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    Apologies, I know I cut that one pretty close. Also I shouldn't have 404'd the link, but my CMS removes files when I edit. :\
     
  15. theharribokid

    aa theharribokid

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  16. Sel

    Sel Banned

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    There used to be, back when this site actually had more than a few worthwhile maps in development, far more gamedays, and we could have impromptus all day long with pretty much guaranteed high amounts of players.

    In all fairness, this is the first gameday where it's potentially taken a spot someone else wanted (and the previous gameday it was in didn't even get off the ground as far as playercount goes)

    I'm not sure if you're trying to imply a comparison here, but if you are, let me illustrate this for you, your map's latest version came out on the same day as Lyra did. cp_lyra has had 10 alphas, each with it's share of large changes, your map on the other hand hasn't had any (because it's a beta, and the layout doesn't need to be changed and retested every day.)

    On a side note, hopefully, with the pl contest coming to an end soon, and the chances of a blog post which will attract hoards of pubbies to Tf2M servers pretty(?) high. I suggest everyone takes full advantage of that time to run daily tests, if that prediction is at all accurate.
     
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  17. Crash

    aa Crash func_nerd

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    Nope, I wasn't trying to imply a comparison. Merely stating that I thought there was a rule against it, which is what influenced me to avoid signing up this round. I was just pointing out that it seemed like if the rule was still in effect, it wasn't being followed. It's not a rule though, so no biggie.

    Signups fill up fast, though, and I'm sure a lot of people are going to see that there is 4-5+ and not even bother trying. The same map (granted it's in a very volatile stage) being tested in the past 3 gamedays and multiple impromptu's (I saw it popping up often) is probably a bummer for those trying to get their first test in.

    Not trying to insinuate anything or imply that I myself am upset about it. Just trying to point out something I noticed for those who don't post as often around here.
     
  18. theharribokid

    aa theharribokid

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    Thanks for catching this, it's been so long since we've had 2 Gamedays a week i've just haven't thought about checking against Tech's gamedays but I will be from now on.
     
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