How do i advertise my map? [solved]

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Grubzer, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. Grubzer

    Grubzer L4: Comfortable Member

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    Recently(2-3 days ago) I posted new map, but it has only 1 download. How do i advertise my map?
     
  2. ExtraCheesyPie

    ExtraCheesyPie L7: Fancy Member

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    Did you post it for any impromptu map testing?

    Join the official group http://steamcommunity.com/groups/TF2Mappers

    Go to the group chat

    type in: "!add <map name> <download url>"

    example: !add cp_fishfood_a2 https://tf2maps.net/downloads/fishfood.2475/download?version=5210

    It should get automatically added to the list for testing

    There would be an announcement that pops up whenever an admin or vip decides to start a test (you can also scour the group chat to see if there's one starting sometime) if you want to join in.

    Otherwise you can check https://feedback.tf2maps.net/ and click on your map name to see any feedback people leave. You can also download the map demo, and watch it.
     
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  3. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    The only people who are going to play your map while it's in alpha are TF2Maps testers anyway. Offering a way to manually download maps is little more than a formality.
     
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  4. Grubzer

    Grubzer L4: Comfortable Member

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    well, i joined tf2maps steam chat, typed !add koth_deserted_b3 https://tf2maps.net/downloads/koth_deserted.1115/download?version=4577
    but nothing happend (i checked list of my maps on feedback.tf2maps.net), and somebody said to me, that "bot is not here". What i'm doing wrong?
     
  5. Urban

    aa Urban

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    The bot is not working currently, it left when chat ghosted today and never re-joined, so the issue isn't with you.
     
  6. Grubzer

    Grubzer L4: Comfortable Member

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    may i write to bot itself?
     
  7. KubeKing

    aa KubeKing Back home in Jupiter, things are getting harder

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    I believe you can PM this version of the bot with your commands, but if the bot isn't in chat, you won't be able to PM it, unless you get it to accept a friend request (it's offline now). Sometimes Dogbot picks up VBot's duties, you can ask chat at any time if that's the case.

    Edit: Checked chat, that isn't the case at the moment. It looks like you'll have to wait for VBot to join chat again.
     
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