RIP Melee maps (2006-2009)

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by The Asylum, May 30, 2009.

  1. The Asylum

    aa The Asylum

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    Unless there really is a better way of stripping weapons without using sv_cheats (no, bugging an admin to download extra plugins is not better), We've seen the last of MeleeFort, and (quality) melee maps in general.

    Goonight sweet prince.
     
  2. AntonJ3000

    AntonJ3000 I am inactive and make horrible maps

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    I got a melee-fix that worked pretty well, but not too well. It dosen't use sv_cheats but it's buggy.

    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=5193

    It basically switches to the melee slot like every 0.1 seconds.
    Though it need to have fast-weapon switch to work.




    Btw, quality melee-map stripping died in 2008 I think.
     
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  3. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    They died with the Medic Update.
     
  4. DJive

    aa DJive Cake or Death?

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    now if only there was a way to kill achievement maps =)
     
  5. Artesia

    Artesia L6: Sharp Member

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    maybe if valve tracked how many achievements, which ones, and how fast are achieved on various maps, averaged them, then disabled achievments for maps that are rewarding them in an excessive amount (ie too many achievements too fast on average, or only one class' achievements.)
     
  6. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    That would only make more achievement maps pop up.
     
  7. Artesia

    Artesia L6: Sharp Member

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    but they would only work for a little bit until they were useless, and would cause confusion at which ones still work, so I would think it would do more harm to achievement maps
     
  8. Vigilante212

    Vigilante212 L7: Fancy Member

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    Easy set it so you can only achieve one every half hour or so. But make it so its retroactive nobody likes getting all the stuff only to have to do it again :).
     
  9. The Asylum

    aa The Asylum

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    But there's the problem. Say you have 9/10 Skullpluggery shots. You headshot a Sniper the 10th time to get the achievement, and then race to the last CP to get OHMSS a minute later. Both perfectly legitimate and plausible to get in quick sucession.
     
  10. owly-oop

    aa owly-oop im birb

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    Does this work?


    Acegikmo: Make a point_client command and a trigger_multiple over the whole map.
    Acegikmo: point_clientcommand*

    Acegikmo: Name the point_clientcommand something like "Clientcommand"
    Acegikmo: Have the trigger reset after the delay of 0.001
    Acegikmo: The output is
    OnTrigger -> clientcommand -> Command -> slot3;hud_fastswitch 1;

    Ace told me awhile ago :D
     
  11. Artesia

    Artesia L6: Sharp Member

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    why do people find melee maps even remotely fun? I don't understand it at all.
     
  12. grazr

    aa grazr Old Man Mutant Ninja Turtle

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    The same reason people find mario_cart and/or orange maps fun? We're not only talking about humanity in general here, but humanity on the web.

    Everyone's a wanker. Even those who arn't. EVEN ME.
     
  13. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    Melee is fun as long as it's a really confined space. I made a map that's on FPSB called Brawlyard that was a Melee KOTH.
     
  14. Artesia

    Artesia L6: Sharp Member

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    I've played one before during a gameday... it was "amusing" for about 2 minutes, then was annoying after 5
     
  15. Ninjilla

    Ninjilla L7: Fancy Member

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    So what was it between minutes 3 and 4?:p
     
  16. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    Total euphoria.
     
  17. The Asylum

    aa The Asylum

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    Probably because there's no better feeling than bludgeoning someone to death

    Besides burning them to death w/ the Pyro ;)
     
  18. Artesia

    Artesia L6: Sharp Member

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    I thought it was implied that the unmentioned minutes were the transition from amused to annoyed
     
  19. Fearlezz

    Fearlezz L10: Glamorous Member

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    Easy, ban maps with the prefix achievement_ :O
     
  20. Fireman

    Fireman L4: Comfortable Member

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    Melee only can be a nice amusing break from regular gameplay, but I've found that it's best limited to 10-15 min bursts, anything beyond that and I'm itching to pull out my primary.