Runoff

Discussion in 'Map Factory' started by Nineaxis, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Nineaxis

    aa Nineaxis Quack Doctor

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    KOTH Runoff, a new map by Nineaxis and Flame. Teams battle for a hill on a mountainside.

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    MangyCarface
     
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2010
  2. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    That looks like a massive firing line right to the point.
     
  3. Mr.Blob

    Mr.Blob L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    I agree, screen shot 2 does have a rather large sight line to the point, but only testing can tell whether it's "bad" or "good."
    It's looks pretty nice so far, can't wait to test it!
     
  4. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    Screenshot three tells me another story. It seems like it's too far off the path for a medium healthkit, and there's no patch under said item anyway.
     
  5. Nineaxis

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    Thoughts from the test:
    - Need to break up sightlines a bit
    - Lower route needs to be more prominent
    - Major route is too open to effectively use
     
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  6. Mr. P. Kiwi

    Mr. P. Kiwi L5: Dapper Member

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    Played it, and it was very nice!
    But:
    1. Put the control point IN the building, there is no reason for it not to be there.
    2. There are long sightlines near the point, as a sniper I dominated the field, not to mention when 3 more snipers joined me...
    Keep up the great work!
     
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  7. MangyCarface

    aa MangyCarface Mapper

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    haven't played it but: [​IMG]
    Maybe add a dropdown from inside hut down to the health, add cover around the outside part of the point (boxes like near slate cp2/4), also consider adding the indoor path i suggested from the cliffside with the health up and onto an overlooking catwalk
     
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  8. drp

    aa drp

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    will it be a natural stream, or sewage runoff?
     
  9. Jack Riguel

    Jack Riguel L10: Glamorous Member

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    You should try a spring/dirty winter runnoff. Big glacier, dirty snow, etc.
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Nineaxis

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    A2 released

    Wanted to test some smaller layout changes before adding the new routes to upper Mangy suggested (I'm definitely keeping that concept in mind).

    Not deciding on a theme yet.
     
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  11. owly-oop

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    fix dat waterfall

    the low roofs, replace the crates with a ramp so it isnt silly

    area near waterfall was kinda flat and dull to fight on, maybe just me.
     
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  12. ANova

    ANova L7: Fancy Member

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    Do what mangy said with the small house with the crates
     
  13. Nineaxis

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    Problem with that is it requires making that shack taller, which requires a ramp on the spawn side to be bigger, and the stairs inside the building have to be redone to make room for the doorway. While I like the idea of an additional route there, I'm unsure whether it justifies tearing apart part of the layout that works fine right now. I'm also unsure about how much that will tie the lower route into the game, I'd like to explore some other, less map-tearing-apart options first, keeping it in mind for later if it comes to the point where I'd like to see it used.
     
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    Last edited: Jul 28, 2010
  14. Nineaxis

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    Alpha 3 released, added the mangyroutes

     
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    Last edited: Jul 29, 2010
  15. MangyCarface

    aa MangyCarface Mapper

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    no commentary except for add boxes around exterior part of point for cover
     
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  16. Hanz

    aa Hanz Ravin' Rabbid

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    Was very fun too play, even at the beginning with 600 ping I was amused. :) I hope you can detail this after a time. :D

    Also, I don't know but, it felt easy too airblast people off the cliffs, maybe add some fences like the ones in upward so it's not that easy to push people off. :)
     
  17. Flame

    aa Flame

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    what a good layout.
     
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  18. TerabyteST

    TerabyteST L4: Comfortable Member

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    You should put a nobuild inside the waterfall, people kept building/hiding in there
     
  19. Nineaxis

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    It's already playerclipped.
     
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  20. WastedMeerkat

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    Cool map, bro.