KotH Koth_Last_Stand 2016-02-12

King Of The Hill

  1. basilhs333

    basilhs333 L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Koth_Last_Stand - King Of The Hill

    Do You Like Killing?
    Do You Hate Being Killed?
    Do You Like Koth Maps?
    Then This Map Made for You!
     
  2. sooshey

    aa sooshey :3c

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    I just took a look at your map, and:
    • Avoid having such a large space outside the playing area. A much better way to do this would be to make a 3D skybox. Here's a guide for making one, but it's not necessary to worry about them for maps that are early in development.
    • Your ground is 100% flat with not even the tiniest hill. To make gameplay more interesting, I suggest making hills/valleys alongside your buildings and props. Height variation is important for a map to be fun!
    • I'd also consider simplifying the gameplay area in general. There are just lots of props and bricks placed everywhere with no real reasoning.
    • Another thing you should do is make it clearer which side of the map is RED and which is BLU. If players get disoriented they may end up running to the wrong spawn.
    • However your scaling is great, and I personally like the theme you chose!
     
  3. Anguish

    Anguish L2: Junior Member

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    I agree with the hill stuff stated above. Go on the brush face editor and create a displacement with a power of 2 or 3 on your ground, then paint the geometry to what you see fits.
     
  4. Crowbar

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    Those bricks look terrible on screenshots imo
     
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  5. basilhs333

    basilhs333 L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    where is that?
    btw i created one other copy of the map thats finished check it out if you want :D
     
  6. Crowbar

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    That thing if 1st and 3rd screenshots, last one. Also these walls on 2nd look bad too. Well, there are probably sth looking good that is not in screenshots.
     
  7. basilhs333

    basilhs333 L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    you are right i will upload as soon i can more screen shots
     
  8. Anguish

    Anguish L2: Junior Member

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    Some general improvement feedback:
    The koth in your title is a little unecessary because it's already tagged
    Please include a version number (a1, b3, rc7 etc)
    I hope your BSP doesn't have any capitals in its name, as that causes issues with servers trying to run it.
    Assuming this is a1 of your first map, I think you have gone a little overboard with detailing, considering usually it's standard practice to create the first version using pretty much only dev textures, ESPECIALLY before having tested the map publicly.
    Also, your tagline is "King of The Hill" when it could be something like "Mann Co's Last Stand" or something to get the viewer interested.
     
  9. basilhs333

    basilhs333 L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    This Is The Last Stand From MannCo To win and this map is all about red vs blu
    Red Wants to Explode Blu
    But Blu Are Having The Same Idea


    I Am Thinking to Make Something Like Trailer-Small Movie 1 min about that do you want?

    Read the rest of this update entry...
     
  10. basilhs333

    basilhs333 L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    This Is The Last Stand From MannCo To win and this map is all about red vs blu
    Red Wants to Explode Blu
    But Blu Are Having The Same Idea


    I Am Thinking to Make Something Like Trailer-Small Movie 1 min about that do you want?
     
  11. basilhs333

    basilhs333 L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    This Is The Last Stand From MannCo To win and this map is all about red vs blu
    Red Wants to Explode Blu
    But Blu Are Having The Same Idea


    I Am Thinking to Make Something Like Trailer-Small Movie 1 min about that do you want?

    Read the rest of this update entry...
     
  12. basilhs333

    basilhs333 L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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  13. Crowbar

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  14. killohurtz

    aa killohurtz Distinction in Applied Carving

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    @Another Crowbar if you cared enough to post nope.avi in response to the trailer, then surely you can put in the effort to give constructive criticism :/

    Personally I think the trailer could use some more cinematic transitions between images so it doesn't look so much like a slideshow, and better timing of the transitions so they sync up with the music. The End of the Line trailer is a nice example of both of these things.
     
  15. Crowbar

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    Well, it's better to create a great map with no trailer and anything such then create less than average map with even worse trailer.
    I'm sorry for nope.avi.
     
  16. Anguish

    Anguish L2: Junior Member

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    That's uh, well it's a good start, I was just talking about the tagline people see in the downloads section..
     
  17. Zed

    aa Zed Certified Most Crunk™

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    Why are you using Comic Sans?
     
  18. radarhead

    aa radarhead Hands out ratings like cheap cigars

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    I can't help but notice that your control point isn't centered on it's platform. You might want to fix that, unless it's intentional.