"Meet the EU Gameday" - June 23rd

Discussion in 'Server Events' started by Fr0Z3nR, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    A gameday, honoring the Meet the medic release that will happen later on after the gameday.

    TF2Maps.net Official EU Server:
    Gameday Host: Fr0z3n :D

    Event will begin at:
    Central European: 6:00 PM
    UK: 5:00 PM
    Eastern: 12:00 PM (noon)
    Central: 11:00 AM
    Mountain: 10:00 AM
    Pacific: 9:00 AM
    Find your time here

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    Map Author Time
    koth_chasm_a6 Randaalf 20-30minutes
    koth_techmap_a4 Tech 20-30 minutes
    pl_borneo_a13 Sean 30 minutes

    "Meet the Maps - Pack"

    Map Submission Format
    Required: Exact Map Filename (ctf_example_a4)
    Required: TF2Maps.net 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: TF2Maps.net 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.
    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
    • 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 TF2Maps.net 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.
    • If an author has more than one map they want tested, they must be submitted to separate days.
    • Any maps that have best in the previous weeks gamedays (regardless of version/changes) will be given lowest priority of entry into the gameday schedule, or will not be part of gameday at all.

    • Submission deadline is 11 PM EST, 1 day prior.
    • Maps will get 30 minutes playtime, KotH gets 20, Arena and orphaned stages get 15.
    • Submissions will be limited to 3 hours of testing.
    Last map can exceed the limit so long as most of the testing happens within the 3 hour period(30 minute test starting at 2:40 EST is allowed, 30 minute test starting at 2:50 EST isn't)
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  2. heyo

    heyo L2: Junior Member

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  3. Randdalf

    aa Randdalf

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    Last edited: Jun 22, 2011
  4. Trotim

    aa Trotim

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    inb4 update interrupts gameday
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  5. Tekku

    aa Tekku

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  6. absurdistof

    aa absurdistof

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  7. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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  8. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Schedule up.

    Stevethepocket: The file you gave me was just a file, it wasn't a .bsp, or .vmf.... it had no file type. When I opened in Notepad, it crashed it and when I opened in Notepad++ i just got a bunch of Null.

    @Absurdist: The opposing team can open the other teams spawn doors. Although your no entry visualizers work, this is pretty game breaking, so I left it out of this test.
  9. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    Aw crap! I see what's wrong! When I told 7-Zip to create an archive, it wanted to name it arena_fortfrolic_a1.bsp.bz2. I figured that was a bit excessive, so I removed the .bsp part, never guessing it would also remove the extension from the file inside! Why is that even a feature... *headdesk*

    EDIT: Uploaded a new BZ2 file.
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2011