[WIP] ctf_coret

Discussion in 'WIP (Work in Progress)' started by VelvetFistIronGlove, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. VelvetFistIronGlove

    aa VelvetFistIronGlove

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    Detailing is fun!

    Here's what I've done so far with the red flag room on ctf_coret. On the left is what it looked like in ctf_coret_alpha1; and on the right is what it currently looks like. I reckon this is about 80% of the detailing work needed in the flag room. Gosh it's fun, but slow: what you see took about 8 hours in total.

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  2. Intraman

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    I really like the ceiling.
     
  3. DJive

    aa DJive Cake or Death?

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    Like night and day. That is very impressive, nice !
     
  4. Snipergen

    Snipergen L13: Stunning Member

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    awesomeness takes time. This map is gonna be a beauty. Can't wait!
     
  5. Paddy

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    That is amazing man!keep up the good work!
     
  6. VelvetFistIronGlove

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    Yeah, the roof's probably my favourite part. I was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's roof at the Marin County Civic Center.
     
  7. VelvetFistIronGlove

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    And after another 12 hours, the detail, lighting, and soundscape (and a bit of the 3d skybox) for the flag room is complete!

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  8. VelvetFistIronGlove

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    It's amazing how much effort getting the last few details right takes...

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  9. Gonzales

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    Dang, that looks great. I hope this map plays as well as looks
     
  10. jakeparlay

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    looks really great. dont get too get caught up in the details before having a complete layout blocked out so you can check timings, etc.

    fantastic stuff
     
  11. VelvetFistIronGlove

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    Yeah, it's easy to get caught up in the looks, isn't it?

    I'd already blocked out the whole map; I was dreading how difficult it might be to turn it into something that looks good, so decided to try fully detailing & polishing a single room. Learnt a lot about lighting, materials, and entities doing so.
     
  12. Half-Life_Maniac

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    Most impressive. Another of the few maps I'll be looking out for.
    This one earns the HLM seal of approval!

    My only concern is those props on the lower level. They seem almost random and out of place.
     
  13. Sacrifist

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    It looks great and very well done. Only problem is that it looks like 80% of all the other TF2 maps out there. Same ol', same ol'. Its not your fault, your work is great. Its Valve's fault for not releasing enough assets and maps. They really need to release some more maps so we can get more textures and models.
     
  14. Scoobingsthe2nd

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    your roof is very impressive! Is the frame brush work or is that a custom model? Very nice :D
     
  15. VelvetFistIronGlove

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    Thanks guys.

    The curved roof beams are brushwork. I agree about the lack of assets - I wish there was more choice of props. I also agree that the lower level props aren't ideal... they're the third iteration of props I placed down there, and the ones I was happiest with. I might change them later, but I'd need an idea on what would improve them...
     
  16. rasnarok

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    Looks great, please keep us updated :D
     
  17. greenridge

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    looks great, few notes:

    make sure you don't place props that will hinder gameplay.

    perhaps you should do a secretary desk or security station underneath the flag, a la halflife1's first step off the tram.
    or maybe not

    the room looks functional and realistic enough, but very few players will even think about this. the reason i say this is that it looks somewhat cramped. remember how big a crit rocket splash is?

    i dont think you should make any changes, because i like what you have. im just offering my first thoughts.
     
  18. Varadero_be

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    I like it!