Map Teasers - The New Way

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Void, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. Void

    aa Void Local Man Unable To Map, Sources Say

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    So you got a detailed map you want to dangle in front of the wanting masses. Although you've encountered a conundrum.

    "How am I going to tease this to them?" I hear you ask. Well, dear reader, discontinue your incoherent rambling, and continue on in this thread, for it will take you places - places you wish you encountered as a wee lad!

    "But Void!" I hear you impatiently interrupting, "How can my way be different from all those other teasers out there?" Well, a wise man once said: It is not complicated!

    The typical response to that question would be to blur the image. This is not why you are here, and if you are expecting more on that subject, read this no further, and instead move on to one of your "I can read by myself!" books.

    The new, hip way of teasing your map to the masses? That's why you're here. It sure is. "What is this miraculous new way of teasing, oh shameless Void?" You continue to interrupt with. Well, dear reader, the answer is...

    Coffeepots.

    Like so:

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  2. The Political Gamer

    aa The Political Gamer

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  3. Sel

    Sel Banned

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    build cubemaps better next time, fuck
     
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  4. grazr

    aa grazr Old Man Mutant Ninja Turtle

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    What about blurred coffee pots?
     
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  5. Swiftmind

    Swiftmind L2: Junior Member

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    Ha ha, very nice! Now I want to know whats shinning in that coffee pot....dam you cubemap teasers!!!
     
  6. frothy

    frothy L2: Junior Member

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    Next up: The left side of a control point!
     
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  7. Randdalf

    aa Randdalf

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    I'm doing newspaper clippings for Fool Hill, next one will have a picture.
     
  8. MangyCarface

    aa MangyCarface Mapper

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    I think map teasers are the worst thing in the world. Let your work speak for itself
     
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  9. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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    I agree with Mangy. I just find them pretentious.
     
  10. owly-oop

    aa owly-oop im birb

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    The best map teaser is when it's not even your map
     
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  11. Tapp

    Tapp L10: Glamorous Member

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    There are better ways to provide teasers. Release a few pieces of concept art, some custom content, or a newspaper article with subtle hints. And above all, name it episode 3, and wait 4 years to make it.
     
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  12. Dr. ROCKZO

    Dr. ROCKZO L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Amidoinitrite?

    Honestly, I think apart from in the Chat, where you're revealing work as you go along, teasers are just annoying ways to show off your map.

    PS. It's Harvest.
     
  13. megawac

    megawac L4: Comfortable Member

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    I'm anticipating that these guys might use this idea in the future instead of their famous newspaper style teasers.