[wip] CP_Dryer_b3

Discussion in 'WIP (Work in Progress)' started by Earl, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. Earl

    Earl L6: Sharp Member

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    Well after months of sporadic activity, I finally scraped together another release of my map, CP_Dryer. I couldn't find the old thread I had here (created back in Feb), so I decided to create a new thread.

    DOWNLOAD :

    http://forums.tf2maps.net/downloads.php?do=file&id=653


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    Changes since the last version:

    - Added a 40 sec setup time and added gates to the center point building.
    - Increased cap times for points
    - Vastly improved signage
    - Tweaked one of the route's to each team's first point.
    - Added slight shortcuts that can be accessed by jumping.
    - Added soundscapes
    - Added more detail
    - Tweaked the terrain
    - Optimized a bit more, chopped 10 MB off from the _b2 filesize


    I will add the download link as soon as I'm done compiling/uploading.


    I am eager to finish this map so I can start on my next idea, so any and all criticism/scrutiny is appreciated. I'll make sure this map gets into the next gameday.
     
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2008
  2. ColdFire

    ColdFire L2: Junior Member

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    That's a good news, as my players really like your map

    Here are some stats from b2 and heatmaps

    I can provide you some game replays too
     
  3. Icarus

    aa Icarus

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    Where do you get these heatmaps?
     
  4. ColdFire

    ColdFire L2: Junior Member

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    I do them with psychostats. I take an overview screenshots, and write down min/max x/y coordinates. Then with the killer/victim positions, psychostats generates these heatmaps
     
  5. Earl

    Earl L6: Sharp Member

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    Cool data Coldfire! I like how the number of wins is pretty even for red and blu, even though it's asymmetrical. What do your players like/dislike about the map? I'm really looking for some final feedback.
     
  6. Earl

    Earl L6: Sharp Member

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    So my map is the #1 rated CP map on fpsbanana, with glowing reviews that people wrote after simply reading the changelog and looking at the screenshots.... Yay....


    "If I wanted smoke blown up my ass, I'd be at home with a pack of cigarettes and a short length of hose."
     
  7. ColdFire

    ColdFire L2: Junior Member

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    Well I don't think they dislike anything
    Your map has even been chosen by 2 teams for our internal tournament, though they chose b2 instead of b3. I think it's because they like to scout rush to the middle point. The new b3 with the setup timer blocks the possibility of scout rushing.
     
  8. ColdFire

    ColdFire L2: Junior Member

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    Any news Earl? Will you remove the gates and setup timer so we can scout-rush the middle point again?
    And maybe add a few seconds to the "1st/last" point capture time, they're really quick to cap

    But dryer is a really liked map on my servers, when the team are the same level, we really have fun