Themes YOU want to see!

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  1. wareya

    wareya L7: Fancy Member

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    People have been talking about theme ideas more in steamchat lately, so I thought it might be nice to have a thread for the whole thing in general too.

    To start things off, I personally want to see a mediterranean or eastern europe architecture pack. Stuff like this:
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    de_sienna/aldea
    http://www.johnsto.co.uk/static/i/design/making_sienna/aldea_040206_0000-church.jpg
    http://www.johnsto.co.uk/static/i/design/making_sienna/first-mount1.jpg
    avanti (tfc)
    http://secrets.tfccentral.org/graphics/large/avanti/avanti0004.jpg
    hl2, various
    http://195.154.69.184/media/siteimages/half-life-2/med-ravenholm-tlc-03.jpg
    http://www.thealmightyguru.com/Wiki/images/e/e5/Half-Life_2_-_City_17_Train_Station_Square.jpg
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/fi/5/54/HalfLife2_City17_Street.jpg
     
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  2. Haromnyuszi

    Haromnyuszi L2: Junior Member

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    I really want a Bauhaus style architecture pack.
    I already built a map in this style here is the link:http: //thecookiefactory.org/maps/
    and the thread link: http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=22052
    I think Bauhaus could fit the tf2 style really wel.

    Here is some inspiracion:
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e1/Bauhaus.JPG
    http://zygar.co.nz/dropbox/iso-bauhaus-almostfinal.png
    https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/...xavc-7qsEleYn0O1tCT_qI6WS3IGOo-iu6ssEU1GrxHhe
    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/...puiZjwLMpKXQWTWElpJ9FAnCMn3m7V3Iap4e2udUQQFXT
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_CijcaA9yq...0YE7I/s1600/Gropius%3B+Fagus+Shoe+Factory.jpg

    Ps: If someone is interested i can also scan some albums and other reference materials I have.
     
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  4. Berry

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    I feel like there should be more of an expansion onto the harvest / fall / autumn theme. Autumn is my favourite season so naturally I love love love the theme.

    It's not the most expandable of themes, but I would like to see more wood textures, more tree props, more leaf overlays and stuff, maybe signs based on it, more skyboxes etc. (the harvest one really sucks to be honest)

    Edit: I actually have a nice bit of custom content pieced together for Maple Ridge so maybe I could put some more together and call it a small expansion; even if it is just huesat-slides of official textures with slight modifications. For example:
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    Call the skybox just a hue slide, but I think the colours are quite nice.. Even if it could use some improvements (which I'm not afraid of doing if it's minor simple stuff; I'm not very good at textures)

    I made a couple texture blends aswell to go with the harvest grass, but they weren't very impressive:
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  5. Yacan1

    aa Yacan1 D I G I T A L I N F L U E N C E R

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    I think it would be nice to see (possibly) non-Euro-type alpine forests. They have pines and such, but taller trunks, not as mountainous maybe. A good example is Washington State. Would be nice to see people experiment with more nature that isn't restricted to lumberyard environment settings. Washington State coast is also very pretty.
    Good examples:
    http://24.media.tumblr.com/b23fb808ee3e366d6f3b02431bcb672e/tumblr_n2oxhzeiIs1qjvnc4o1_1280.jpg
    http://www.ontheroadin.com/interior/washingtoncoast23.jpg
    http://geosurvey.state.co.us/geology/POGI/PublishingImages/WashingtonMine1.jpg
    I was working on a map based in the port of Seattle. (another great looking place in 1970)
    http://www.portseattle100.org/images/1970_1979/P86 1st Ship Anthemios at P86 1 701113.jpg
    http://sherrlock.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/1-seattle-cent-fm-warrenward-4_17_62-3pm-web1.jpg
     
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  6. Faux Rhinoceros

    aa Faux Rhinoceros Also known as Dr. Element

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    Ancient architecture

    North America
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    I'll say Aly and Heyo got us covered on the japanese/chinese and egyptian civilizations architecture.

    I really feel like ancient middle eastern architecture is a thing that should be considered for a pack. It's just amazing what they did back then.
     
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  7. Yacan1

    aa Yacan1 D I G I T A L I N F L U E N C E R

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    so de_dust...?
     
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  8. Faux Rhinoceros

    aa Faux Rhinoceros Also known as Dr. Element

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    It's just a title that sums up the content of the post.

    But i guess it is kinda like de_dust, except you won't have to blow up three boxes to win.
     
  9. puxorb

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    I want to see some more American Style city maps. Here, I got a head start:
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  11. Pocket

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    Definitely number one would be more contemporary urban stuff. Like, fire escapes as models, more 3D signs, concrete exterior walls like some of the Half-Life 2 textures, those staggered blocks they put on the corners of buildings to make them look pretty, street signs, traffic lights... there's loads of stuff we don't have yet.

    Second to that would be some sort of suburban theme. A sort of Stepford/Tranquility Lane type deal. People were talking about some Call of Duty map that takes place in one of those nuclear test sites we're all familiar with, but even a real town that's been abandoned could have potential. Most of it would probably involve interior props.
     
  12. Bakscratch

    aa Bakscratch Finisher of Maps

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  13. YM

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    Ugh parisian architecture. It's nice but it's so samey

    This is it, this is literally every building in paris except for the obvious one, which isn't really a building and more of a radio mast.
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  14. Bakscratch

    aa Bakscratch Finisher of Maps

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    Yeah it is, but It would be awesome to see a night Paris map next to the canal.
     
  15. TheBestUsername

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    Something that isn't wooden shacks in a desert.

    In all honesty, though, I really love city/industrial type maps. I love the aesthetics of cp_well and mvm_mannhattan, and I really wish people would use the Construction Pack more often. I just really like the way brick buildings look for some reason. One think I think about, though, is the whole idea of TF2 taking place in remote locations away from civilization, where the two teams set up false industries as facades to hide their secret bases. Keeping that in mind, I don't know if it makes sense for a TF2 level to take place on the types of abandoned city streets (or suburban nuclear test sites) you would see in Call of Duty or similar titles.
     
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  16. shadowslasher11

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    Himalayan Mountain Town Pack.

    Monk statues, clothes lines. I would name more but I'm too tired. lol...
     
  17. ProselyteCanti

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    An Ocarina of Time pack would be amazing. One thats actually OoT, instead of HD OoT or anything like that. Just the original textures from N64 OoT. And possibly Majoras.
     
  18. Lampenpam

    aa Lampenpam

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    Just decompile this clock town map or extrakt the stuff from the game. (idk how to though)
    And since this is tf2maps.net, I don't think people want a non-tf2 themed pack.
     
  19. re1wind

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    Themes, eh? How about this theme? ;)

    An actual hospital themed tf2 map could work, but would require a few props.
     
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  20. wareya

    wareya L7: Fancy Member

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    You can use rice's video plugin to dump textures from an emulator running any N64 game.
     
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