KotH Ordinance A7a

An abandoned Mann Co missile silo is perched near a cliff. Both Red and Blu want control of it.

  1. PaperPlayerX

    PaperPlayerX L2: Junior Member

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    Observatory - Red abandoned an observatory. They want it back, but now Blu wants it too. The winner is up to you.

    Came up with an idea for a mirrored koth map that I thought would be cool. Here it is:



     
  2. PaperPlayerX

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    Changes:
    -Changed up the side ramp rooms at mid
    -Added an extra doorway on a new cliff just above the medium packs outside
    -Opened the closed window
    -Added a small health to the top
    -Changed the colors of the metal to be team-colored
    -Added a small ammo to the 3-window room at the team-sided buildings
    -Adjusted the height of a lipped building to make it more obvious that its roof is inaccessible
    -Changed one-way doors to be more obvious and updated spawn doors to match their textures
    -Fixed some minor stuff

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  3. PaperPlayerX

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    Changes

    -Made an actual ramp up to the upper outside door to mid, instead of just having climbable rocks
    -Added a small health kit to the first floor of the ramp room
    -Added a small set of windows on the main wall of the mid building to give players inside the building a new attack angle while also giving snipers and spammers on the roofs of the team-sided buildings more of a purpose for being up there
    -To prevent a nasty sightline, a cover wall has been added across from each pair of those new windows, and the balcony has been widened slightly to compensate
    -Added some spool props just below the windows of the ramp room
    -Added minecart tracks on Red's side near spawn, along with parked minecarts and some other details
    -Since the minecarts are in the gameplay space, a set of pipes adjusted to take up roughly the same space was added on Blu's side. There's a box of blockbullets of the same dimensions on both sides to prevent asymmetry with the clipping
    -Fixed an instance where players could get stuck in a rock pile outside of spawn
    -Adjusted cover walls near the point to make it a little less cramped than before
    -Added some small extra blockades at the rocks between mid and the team buildings to block some bizarre sightlines
    -Added a tiny little ledge to the team buildings to make a new skill jump possible
    -Possibly some other stuff I forgot
    -Added burgers

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  4. trbz_

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    Thank god for the ramp
     
  5. PaperPlayerX

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    Changes:
    -Changed name from koth_observatory to koth_ordinance
    -New theme: no longer an observatory with a huge telescope, it is now a missile silo (the ordinance). The doomsday rocket will be used as a placeholder for now. The missile is vertical (instead of diagonal), and players can fall down the missile shaft and die. This should hopefully make for better (or, at least, more interesting) gameplay on mid.
    -The hole on the ceiling at mid has been moved to compensate for the new design, and a set of doors has been added to them. They open slowly when the point is captured.
    -Added a ramp up to the mid platform right next to the point
    -Added a small ammo on said ramp
    -Condensed the two small packs in the side ramp room to a single medium pack
    -Added a vent route connecting the back of the mid platform (where the small health is) and the ramp room (where the new medium health is)
    -Changed the windows to the Badwater (square and black) windows, instead of the stone ones from before (the windows on the team houses are unchanged)
    -Shifted the small rectangular windows down slightly
    -Temporarily blocked off the tunnel route out of spawn. This route was originally added to prevent spawncamping, but spawncamping hasn't seemed to be an issue for the past three versions. If it continues to not be an issue, I'll remove it entirely, but for now, it's simply sealed off.
    -Adjusted the medium packs near the dirt ramp to be farther from the other packs
    -Possibly other things I missed

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  6. PaperPlayerX

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    Changes:
    -Added textures because why the hell not.
    -Changed the small ammo near the point into two small ammos. I was afraid to have any more ammo than one small near the point, but it's also right next to a death pit, so it might balance out. If it balances better than I thought, I'll merge them into a medium pack.
    -Added a small ammo between the long rock prop (3 rocks in a line) and the cliff face on each side of the map.
    -Changed the rock just outside the main entrances to mid into a slanted shack. This should make the yard more interesting, and as an unintended side-effect, it also provides a new skill-jump route into the side ramp room, while also blocking bizarre sightlines through the main door from the team building roofs.
    -Since the last test went well enough without the third tunnel exit from spawn, it has been completely removed. The only trace left of its former existence is the wooden cellar door.
    -Possibly more that I forgot.

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  7. PaperPlayerX

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    Changelog:
    -Added a decorative skyway connecting the main mid building to a new rectangular building in the middle of the death pit to prevent jumping classes from jumping between opposite ends of the map in an instant
    -Added an inaccessible balcony with a door at mid to complement the skyway
    -Upgraded small ammo packs near the cliff into mediums and moved them closer to the cliff
    -Merged the small ammos next to mid into one medium (might've actually done this in A5, can't remember)
    -Added info_observer_points far outside as well as inside the mid building
    -Other stuff I can't remember, it's been a while since I updated

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  8. PaperPlayerX

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    Changelog:
    -Changed the outside theme from badlands-colored mountains to gray-color mountains
    -Turned the yard ground brushes between mid and houses into displacements
    -Swapped the locations of the medium packs nearest the cliff, downgraded the lonely ammo pack to a small, and added a wooden balcony under the new location of the medium ammo and health pair, equipped with a safety barrier
    -Moved the Gentleman Cactus into Blu's spawn (and no more spire)
    -Changed the three-window towers at the team houses to better match the buildings. No more weird bricks (though the interior of the blu tower is identical, it still matches the theme, i think) and the stone windows are now the same black window frames used everywhere else
    -Made the wood linings of Red's spawn and the nearby mine tunnel into a darker wood, as well as the main wood texture of the house. The old textures didn't look very good, imo
    -Updated the skybridge to actually look like one (slightly bigger, has windows, doors, etc)
    -Made the balcony with door inside the mid building asymmetrical and extended the ladder, in order to actually make sense
    -Added a line of computers on each wall near mid. These can be climbed on top of via hand trucks
    -Fixed an instance of getting stuck in a large pile of rocks outside of spawn
    -Added a small rock in the spawn yard to break up the monotony
    -Adjusted clipping on the missile at mid to make falling into the death pit less finicky
    -Fixed a bizarre issue where leftover solid brush beams were left clipping inside of identical nonsolid func_brush beams
    -Adjusted the shack with fence just outside of mid to make skill-jumping into the nearby second-story window much easier
    -Possible more that I don't remember

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  9. PaperPlayerX

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    Had to replace some textures and props until further notice. Couldn't get them to pack no matter how hard I tried. The screenshots are false advertising for now, until A8.

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