***Mapping Contest #8 Capture point***

Discussion in 'Contest #8: Capture Point' started by YM, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Pink_Panther

    Pink_Panther L3: Member

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    Hell, I spend 9 hours evaluating and writing down responses the last contests 28 entries. well worth the time spent. If i can sit my lazy butt in front of the computer to do that, than anyone can spend 3 or 4 hours looking through them. You probably sit that long working on maps and watching tv.

    Besides, if you actually look through a map for 10 min and just pick things out that are good and bad, you end up learning more in a couple hours than you can learn in hammer making your own maps. Ask yourself: how was that constructed? why is that there? what causes that to happen? is there a better way to do that?
     
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  2. uma plata

    uma plata L6: Sharp Member

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    I'm in fo sho

    Already got my entry blocked out

    must....resist...urge....to....post....screenshot....gaaaah!
     
  3. Xi.Cynx

    aa Xi.Cynx Former Alias: †Blade†

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    I totally feel ya on that one, I've been working on mine non-stop for the past 2 days and it's came really really far and I want to ask opinions but I dont' want to give away anything. :p
     
  4. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    You can give screenshots to a few people to get opinions if you wish, just don't go overboard :p
     
  5. TheDarkerSideofYourShadow

    TheDarkerSideofYourShadow L10: Glamorous Member

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    ./me creates a WIP thread for a 5 point cp map, for which he has oddly only worked on the middle point.
     
  6. pl

    pl L5: Dapper Member

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    Oh really? That's good as I think I'm a little stuck on mine. You should mention that info in your first post as people might know this :p
     
  7. medd

    medd L2: Junior Member

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    Have many people (or anyone) already submitted anything? jw :D
     
  8. Xi.Cynx

    aa Xi.Cynx Former Alias: †Blade†

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    I doubt it cause there isn't even a submission thread made yet. =(
     
  9. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    With the ammount of posts you've made in this thread I would have thought you'd have at least read the first post...

     
  10. Xi.Cynx

    aa Xi.Cynx Former Alias: †Blade†

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    /Harsh... Lol

    I did miss that, or forgot it one of the two... xD
     
  11. Void

    aa Void Local Man Unable To Map, Sources Say

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    Just wondering if, after the contest is over, I would be able to turn my entry into a CTF map?
     
  12. cornontheCoD

    cornontheCoD L7: Fancy Member

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    What should I do about the sealing off of the section? I currently plan on just having dev textures where the entry to the other parts of the map would go, but I don't want people to think I didn't finish. If I use a texture that works, it's weird, because it's right next to a complicated displacement, so I would have a flat rock texture right next to the displacement. Should I just leave it empty, and have it opening to the skybox?
     
  13. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    @void - yes

    @cotc you can do what you like to seal it, I'd suggest cordon if you dont want to seal it properly
     
  14. Sgt Frag

    Sgt Frag L14: Epic Member

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    OK, I'm in. Had an idea I had been thinking about for awhile, this seemed like a good chance to get on it. Got the framework laid out so it's down to details now.
     
  15. uma plata

    uma plata L6: Sharp Member

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    Just for fun, here's a pic from the 2nd build of my entry:

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    I'm on the 3rd build. Blocked out a new design. The layout for this one wasn't something I felt would work in a full map (too flat and boring). The gas station awnings may make an appearance somewhere though

    Hopefully sharing this screenie will be kosher;)

    I learned a lot about vertex errors...

    Inspiration:
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  16. Pink_Panther

    Pink_Panther L3: Member

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    love the gas station roof!

    Since you put a teaser in, I guess I will.

    [​IMG]

    Yep, shows nothing and shows a whole lot at the same time. :)
     
  17. Xi.Cynx

    aa Xi.Cynx Former Alias: †Blade†

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    ^.- *raises eyebrow*

    In...teresting...
     
  18. Pink_Panther

    Pink_Panther L3: Member

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    Perfect...confusion is good. Didnt want to break the rule about posting pics of the contest entry. If you have been in my map, the pic makes sense...otherwise its meaningless.
     
  19. GrimmLawlite

    GrimmLawlite L1: Registered

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    Can you explain the size a little bit more?
     
  20. Void

    aa Void Local Man Unable To Map, Sources Say

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    Yeah boiiii.

    Anywho, might just make the CTF map rather than make it for the contest. I have lots of other things to do, but might enter the contest over spring break... which just started.

    Hurm.

    Things left to do:
    - Finish the sky for pl_cumulus
    - Finish up layout sketches for secret CTF map
    - Get Riverside into Alpha 1
    - Not get any sleep on any of this