New Submission: Arena Lighthouse (b2)

Discussion in 'Maps' started by Psy, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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    Downloads: A new file has been added by Psycho:

    Arena Lighthouse (b2)

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    Beta 2 - Released 19th December 2008

    Visuals

    There are a lot of small changes but here are the most important ones!

    - Changed environment lighting to bring the overall brightness up
    - Changed 3D skybox slightly
    - Replaced staircase with a smooth ramp

    Gameplay

    Again, there are a lot of changes!

    - Moved cover around to help improve gameplay for slower classes
    - Replaced healthkits with a pool of water to improve the pace of the map
    - Added large ammopacks outside each spawn and two medium ammopacks on either side of the lighthouse
    - Generally re-worked the right-side route
    - Added a building at the center of either side to provide hard-cover when moving from one side of the map to the other
    - Added clip brushes to the platforms at the ground level of the lighthouse to make it easier to walk onto

    Misc

    - Volume changes in the soundscape
    - Reduced filesize from 34.2Mb to 24.6Mb

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    Beta 1b - Released 28th Novemember 2008

    Misc

    - Reduce file size

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    Beta 1 - Released 27th November 2008

    Visuals

    - Displaced surrounding cliffs
    - Added architectural details
    - Increased lightmap quality
    - Replace brush-based lighthouse with a model
    - Added a 3D Skybox
    - Fixed cubemap issues with the windows at the lighthouse
    - Fixed rock textures

    Gameplay

    - Added a variety of small and medium cover around the level
    - Generally moved things around to add more tactical depth
    - Added a curved staircase on either side of the control point to make it easier to disrupt a capture in progress
    - Increased capture point enable delay to 60 seconds from the previous value of 30
    - Added paint patches under ammo packs
    - Added several railings

    Misc

    - Added soundscape containing a variety of seagull cries and distant waves lapping in the distance

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    Alpha 1 - Released October 2008
     
  2. Psy

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  3. drp

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    looking sick man, good job
     
  4. Psy

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    Thanks. :)

    I updated the file because it wouldn't let me download for some reason. I don't know how long that has been happening but it should be fixed now so I apologise!
     
  5. mmik

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    I love this map. It gets played a lot on our arena server.

    Thanks a lot for the great addition to the game mode!
     
  6. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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