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Discussion in 'Map Factory' started by Spipper, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. Spipper

    aa Spipper Former cheese man Gorgonzola

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    72 hour contest entry.
     
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  2. Spipper

    aa Spipper Former cheese man Gorgonzola

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    Updated to A2:
    - Simplified layout in front of spawn.
    - Added some textures.

    Also should I move this thread from the "Contest Entries" thread to the "Map workshop" thread, now that the 72h contest is over?
     
  3. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    is it going to be part of the STAR_ contest?
     
  4. Spipper

    aa Spipper Former cheese man Gorgonzola

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    No not really. Not unless this map turns out to be good in competitive play, which is very unlikely :p.
     
  5. Spipper

    aa Spipper Former cheese man Gorgonzola

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    Updated to A3:
    - Added hut.
    - Fixed some sightlines.
    - Added some detail to Red spawn
    - Changed room under CP
     
  6. Spipper

    aa Spipper Former cheese man Gorgonzola

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    Updated to A4:
    - Enlarged the area around the point.
    - Added cover and some height variation to the side areas.
    - Placed the point on a hill.
    - Some other minor changes.
     
  7. Spipper

    aa Spipper Former cheese man Gorgonzola

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    *Gameday bump*
     
  8. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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    Okay, um, it was decent enough i guess? There's a lot of dead space between the point and spawns- i'd suggest having the spawns open straight onto the yard with the rock and the bridge.

    The mid area felt fairly open, and attacking into it always felt like storming the beaches at normandy: not entirely a good thing. Perhaps if the side routes were higher they would feel less like deathtraps- i certainly stopped using them the tenth time i got spammed to death in one.
     
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  9. Melvin D Engineere

    Melvin D Engineere L4: Comfortable Member

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  10. Spipper

    aa Spipper Former cheese man Gorgonzola

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    Updated to A5:
    - Added more cover in the area around the point.
    - Moved the spawns closer to the CP.
    - Raised the balconys at the CP.
    - Added a small ramp with small healthkit, to make it easier to rocketjump over the right wall.

    *Updated screenshots in OP*

    Also I would really appreciate if someone could check, if the cubemaps is working properly on this version.
     
  11. Faux Rhinoceros

    aa Faux Rhinoceros Also known as Dr. Element

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    Det æ' godt.
     
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  12. Spipper

    aa Spipper Former cheese man Gorgonzola

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    *Late gameday bump*

    The major problem I'm having right now, with this map, is probably the lower area, and the flank route under the point. These areas were rarely used, and only a few players knew about the flank route's existence.

    The lower route also created a lot of flanks for the enemy, which could easily sneak behind the enemy lines.

    So basically, either should I remove the lower area or/and the flank under the point, make their appearance more clear to the players or something completely different. Still working on a solution.

    Also, it seemed like it could be a little too hard to cap the point sometimes. Going to lower the time it takes to capture the point.