I Have NO Ideas..

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by RetroNuva10, Jan 27, 2015.

  1. RetroNuva10

    RetroNuva10 L1: Registered

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    I have no ideas on what to map. My mind is like locked into place, and I can't think of a single map idea. I'd like some cool, fun map ideas with interesting themes

    Example:

    koth_graveyard (Halloween)

    cp_liftoff (Space. This is the map I'm making which is on hiatus)

    I was thinking of doing koth_graveyard -- But if you have good ideas, I may do those. Please comment your ideas! This is also supposed to help other people who have Mappers Block!!


    Cheers,
    -Ben.
     
  2. Lain

    aa Lain Resident wrong opinion holder

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    How about a PL map that descends from the top of a big facility down into a mvm_bigrock-like cave that follows into a mineshaft red are trying to destroy? I had always thought that would be cool.

    But I wouldn't do a Halloween map, they are usually never played, and the Space theme is pretty new and hasn't been explored much, i think that would be a lot more interesting.
     
  3. xzzy

    aa xzzy

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    Ignore the theme then, focus on making a fun area to fight in.

    Worry about the detailing later, as it's secondary to having a fun map.
     
  4. Sergis

    aa Sergis L666: ])oo]v[

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    you can just not map and do something else until you get an idea



    mappers block lol
     
  5. RetroNuva10

    RetroNuva10 L1: Registered

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    Yeah. I would be working on the Space map like hell, but there's a leak I believe, and I don't know where it is :confused: .
     
  6. RetroNuva10

    RetroNuva10 L1: Registered

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    Lol. So true
     
  7. KubeKing

    aa KubeKing Back home in Jupiter, things are getting harder

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    If you absolutely have NO ideas, I'm not sure how you're surviving right now, not to mention start this thread.
     
  8. shadowslasher11

    aa shadowslasher11

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    Boobs. Boobs are a good way to stimulate the mind.
     
  9. Muddy

    Server Staff Muddy Muddy

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    Can confirm; I have two of them

    In all seriousness, when I run dry on ideas I tend to alternate between sleeping on it and drawing up plans. I eventually seem to reach a breakthrough.
     
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  10. Hotel Detective

    Hotel Detective L4: Comfortable Member

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    This is how I start out. Just start putting random things together until I figure out a good way to make them work and be fun. Soon enough ideas of "oh that'd be great here" or "For this to work I would need this" and the larger picture starts to fill out in my head.
     
  11. Another Bad Pun

    Server Staff Another Bad Pun bap

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    I would consider taking a break from mapping. I'm doing it right now actually. I haven't logged onto steam for about... three weeks. But even though I've been inactive for less than a month, I already tons of ideas - way more than I did before. It just works for me.