TF2Maps.net Major Contest #15: Payload Checklist Contest

Discussion in 'Contests' started by Idolon, Nov 2, 2018.

  1. League_Heavy

    League_Heavy L1: Registered

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    I'll take a stab at it
     
  2. Heronherald

    Heronherald L6: Sharp Member

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    Just made this in about 10 minutes, I'm gonna make quite a few for canalae
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  3. G.bo

    G.bo L4: Comfortable Member

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    I'm thinkin' like italian/roman coastal style if possible using just standard textures. I'm hoping it helps fit along with the tug of war 3 point I'm going with.
     
  4. Heronherald

    Heronherald L6: Sharp Member

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    Well... my map got corrupted, gonna have to restart from scratch. :(
     
  5. Scampi

    Scampi L4: Comfortable Member

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    Is there a .bsp you could decompile?
     
  6. Heronherald

    Heronherald L6: Sharp Member

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    I have the map file in my tf2 which is not corrupted, the file inside my mapping folder is corrupted
     
  7. savvaisnotagirlolbbq

    savvaisnotagirlolbbq L2: Junior Member

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    So you have the .bsp but the .vmf is dead?
     
  8. Heronherald

    Heronherald L6: Sharp Member

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    the .vmf is fine, the .bsp is broken, I can still play the map, but can't edit it due to the corrupted .bsp
     
  9. Narpas

    aa Narpas Failing at Scaling

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    I think you have those file extensions backwards. The game (hl2.exe) uses a .bsp file, while Hammer uses a .vmf file. If your .vmf is corrupted but you still have a functioning .bsp, you can save (some of) your map by decompiling the .bsp with something like BSPSource
     
  10. Scampi

    Scampi L4: Comfortable Member

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    From my experience, you should come out of this pretty well. Only areaportals tend to break, everything else that I can remember stays intact.
     
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  11. DrSquishy

    DrSquishy L10: Glamorous Member

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    Displacements are reduced to a 1HU thick brush though, and some logic in the map can end up a little broken but that's all
     
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  12. Heronherald

    Heronherald L6: Sharp Member

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    Luckily, I have neither of those in my map, thanks, guys
     
  13. Kill_the_Bug

    aa Kill_the_Bug

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    Does playing around with stuff count as working on a map? I made a file, put in assets/effects from other games i.e. half life to see if they would work on the tf2 platform and roughed in a payload path track - the path it might follow - no game logic. I have been thinking of doing another space themed map - maybe standard payload - but other pl game type also ok and I got to thinking that maybe i'll try another multiple payload map where blue pushes two/three carts at the same time.
     
  14. SanekOgon

    SanekOgon L3: Member

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    Welp, that's sounds cool :D
     
  15. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    What qualifies as a hazard? A non-player-controlled way that you could receive damage? (beyond just fall damage, presumably?)
     
  16. Dr. Acula

    Dr. Acula L1: Registered

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    "non-death pit hazard" I think whoever typed this means "non-pit death hazard." The former implies that the map needs a pit hazard, that doesn't trigger_hurt you. The latter (which is what they meant to say) indicates that the map needs a deadly hazard that is not a pit.
     
  17. fl00fCollie

    fl00fCollie L6: Sharp Member

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    Death pit is treated as a term. It still makes sense.
    The rule presumably refers to sawblades, trains, lasers, crushing platforms and anything else that can hurt/kill you besides pits.
     
  18. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    See I interpreted it as "non-death-pit hazard" as in, any non player controlled (therefore environmental) way to harm players.

    My question was mostly "does it have to be an instant kill"
     
  19. Idolon

    aa Idolon the worst admin

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    Non-lethal hazards count. Caveat: Water that is deep enough to drown in does not count.
     
  20. Viperi

    aa Viperi Lord Procrastination

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    So in contrast, if the water volume damages with for example electricity, it qualifies?