Im stumped!

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Vigilante212, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. Vigilante212

    Vigilante212 L7: Fancy Member

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    Ive decided the second half of my map needs a rework, but im completly stumped on what to do with it. Heres a current pic of the layout. The area below the line of buildings is what I want to change. Second pic shows a test layout I was working on, but it just feels off. Atm my map is a single stage plr, but its so large most people complain about running across it, so im going to make it 2 stage.

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  2. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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    The problem with your map is that the carts move so far apart and the map is so large that the chance of more than 2 people meeting each other on their way towards the objective is incredibly slim.
     
  3. Vigilante212

    Vigilante212 L7: Fancy Member

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    yea thats why im trying to change it :)
     
  4. Chaopsychochick

    Chaopsychochick L4: Comfortable Member

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    What you are doing with both which is the problem is the fact that it turns into a T intersection at the end. With one side going off one way, and the other at a complete opposite.

    I think what you need is to have them go into a single area and sort of helix them together. Keep the tracks at least fairly close, and I think the biggest thing is for them to END for the final point relatively close to each other.

    Using what you have for your test, perhaps if you removed some of the top part of what you have for blu's track, shifted the rest over so that the right most part of blues tracks are well into what you have designated as red's area, and then have red's do the same so it goes over into blu's and I think you will be able to DRASTICALLY cut down on the size problem.
     
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  5. Sgt.Sausage

    Sgt.Sausage L7: Fancy Member

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    You dont need to make it 2 stage but that is one solution. Either way it will work, keeping the one stage would require more work and shrinking the map over all.

    I like the look of it so far il have to see how it plays with 2 stages before i comment any more.
     
  6. Vigilante212

    Vigilante212 L7: Fancy Member

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    ATM I decided to completely delete everything past the tunnel to the second area. and the tunnels themselves. im going to have the carts end at little cave entrances below the crossover buildings. This will be stage 1. I dont have any plans or ideas yet for stage 2 and may never make a 2nd stage depending on how the first plays.
     
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