How do you guys feel about melee-only maps?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by The Asylum, May 30, 2008.

  1. The Asylum

    aa The Asylum

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    Like, I'm sure some of you have played ctf_hallofdeath, or even meleebarn before the latest Valve update buggered it up for everyone. Tight confined space with nothing but your melee weapons (that doesn't necessarily have to be a deathmatch, like you could do a ctf or cp)
     
  2. Shmitz

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    I enjoyed melee-only Sudden Death, but melee-only maps were things I could only handle like ten minutes at a time, and then I needed a real map.
     
  3. Colt Seavers

    Colt Seavers L6: Sharp Member

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    melee ring king and melee barn have both provided me with lots of entertainment in between epic games on more orthodox maps. They have their place and are fun up to a point - but for me can never really better a good CP/CTF/PL map for fantastic teamplay action. as i say though, they have their place and the game overall benefits from them. a change is as good as a rest etc..

    their weakness for me is that The Team part of our beloved game is what makes it so special....and melee maps almost dispense with this element, except for the communal goal of victory.
     
  4. Ace

    Ace L3: Member

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    I second this
     
  5. Brandished

    Brandished L5: Dapper Member

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    Ditto above, I do enjoy melee maps for a nice break in-between other maps, but if they stayed on the server for more then 10 ~ 20 minutes it's "ESC key" > "Find New Server".