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Map Testing - Friday 23 - Euro Server

Discussion in 'Server Events' started by A Boojum Snark, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

    Positive Ratings:
    5,552 Official EU Server:
    Gameday Host: Steff0o

    Event will begin at:
    Central European: 6:00 PM
    UK: 5:00 PM
    Eastern: 12:00 PM
    Central: 11:00 AM
    Mountain: 10:00 AM
    Pacific: 9:00 AM
    Click for other zones.

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    15 arena_hydrothunder_b4 PlipPlop arena_hydrothunder thread STV req
    30 cp_grassland_a5 Misteri Late cp_grassland thread STV req / on server
    30 cp_foreshock_a1 Knight-Errant cp_foreshock thread STV req
    30 cp_backflow_a5 Muffin Man cp_backflow thread STV req / on server
    15 arena_grain_a4a tangent arena_grain thread STV req / on server
    30 pl_bunkerdash_a3 Karnage pl_bunkerdash thread STV req

    Map Submission Format
    Required: Exact Map Filename (ctf_example_a4)
    Required: file ID number, OR url to offsite download.
    __BZ2 compressed files are greatly appreciated to save time for the host.
    __May NOT be a hosting site like mega-upload (wait times, codes, excessive ads, etc).
    First time submissions, Required: discussion thread number.
    __My scheduling system uses this number, I need it, not the post number. (picture)
    If you need a specific time slot: Available time & your time zone.
    __Only use if you aren't available for the whole testing period and wish to attend your map.
    Would you like the SourceTV demo of the test?
    __These are automatically recorded at all times.
    If your submission is a single stage out of a multi-stage map, please mention this. (orphaned stage)
    If you are a donator with upload abilities, please say if you have already uploaded the map.

    Testing options
    • For a CTF map you may request capture crits be turned off. (specify this version only or all versions)
    • For mature maps in need of balance testing you may request that alltalk be turned off.
    • A time extension may be requested for mature non-arena maps in need of fine tuning (this includes orphaned stages).

    You can keep the same file number by clicking edit on your file's page and then simply putting a new file in the upload box. This makes it easier for you (don't have to update all your links!), easier for me, and less clutter on the site. (picture)

    The map must be playable. This means fully functional objective system, proper spawns, not fullbright, etc.
    __The purpose of this testing is to help authors refine their designs, not catch newbie bugs.
    Filename MUST be versioned. (ctf_example_a1.bsp, NOT ctf_example.bsp)
    __Do not rename a bsp after compile. The vmf must be renamed before compile.
    Filename must be all lowercase. (ctf_example_a1.bsp, NOT CTF_Example_A1.bsp)
    __Our Linux servers don't work with uppercase names.
    Map must be IN DEVELOPMENT, finished maps do not require testing.
    Map may NOT use a point_servercommand to alter any variables.
    Map must be designed for normal play.
    __This means no melee, class restricted, too small for 24 players, or otherwise gimmicky maps.

    • You may NOT reserve a submission without a download.
    • Non-compliance with rules will result in rejection of the submission.

    • You may not resubmit a map (regardless of version) within the week or if it was ran last week. (if the thread you submitted in is still visible, it's too soon)
    • If an author has more than one map they want tested, they must be submitted to separate days.

    • Submission deadline is 4 PM CST, 1 day prior.
    • Maps will get 30 minutes playtime, KotH gets 20, Arena and orphaned stages get 15.
    __Contest CTF maps get 23 minutes.
    __Other maps may get 15 at my discretion.
    • Submissions will be limited to 3 hours of testing.
    • Thanks Thanks x 2
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 29, 2015
  2. Knight-Errant

    Knight-Errant L3: Member

    Positive Ratings:
    File name: cp_foreshock_a1
    ID number: 3580
    Thread number: 12759
    Time request: 12:30 EST or After; Not first.
    SourceTV demo Yes
    Orphan map: No
    Did you uploaded the map: No
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2010
  3. Mr.Late

    Mr.Late L7: Fancy Member

    Positive Ratings:
    Map: cp_grassland_a5
    Download: 3019 I have already uploaded it!
    STV: Yes
    Time: First or second, I have to leave at 6:00 PM. (GMT)
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2010
  4. Omnomnick

    Omnomnick L6: Sharp Member

    Positive Ratings:
    Map: pl_valley_a5
    Download: 3579
    STV: Yes please
    Time: Whenever
  5. Languid

    Languid L5: Dapper Member

    Positive Ratings:
    map: arena_grain_a4a
    thread: 12755
    dl: 3578 (edit: is on EU server)
    STV: yes
    Time: later on would be nice
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2010
  6. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

    Positive Ratings:
    That was played last week
  7. Omnomnick

    Omnomnick L6: Sharp Member

    Positive Ratings:
    Alpha 4 was played last week, I've edited the map accordingly from the feedback I got given and I need to test the map to see if the new areas have helped balance the map.
  8. Ida

    aa Ida deer

    Positive Ratings:
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2010
  9. The Political Gamer

    aa The Political Gamer

    Positive Ratings:
    I don't think it matters if you updated it or not. It was played last week so its not getting in. However, if not enough people sign up to fill the roster I don't see any problem with letting in on.
  10. Omnomnick

    Omnomnick L6: Sharp Member

    Positive Ratings:
    Fair enough, I reread the rules and found that I didn't read the bottom few lines properly. But if you could put my map in as a space filler in case there isn't enough maps or as a dropout replacement that'd be good.
  11. PlipPlop

    PlipPlop L2: Junior Member

    Positive Ratings:
    Map: arena_hydrothunder_b4
    Thread: 12408
    Download: Here
    Time: If possible, first or second.
    SourceTV: Yes.
  12. Karnage

    Karnage L3: Member

    Positive Ratings:
    Map: pl_bunkerdash_a3
    Download: ZIP file, BSP file
    Thread Number: 12419
    Time: Any!
    Source Demo: Yes please

    Note: it's a 2 stage pl map in case that's important.
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