Map Testing Help

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Map Testing Help

Post by cepris » Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:29 am

Okay, so I'm getting into map making. I think I might be able to make maps people will like to play and host, but I am having a lot of trouble testing my map, I don't want to start a whole server just to test it, can anyone help?

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Re: Map Testing Help

Post by joevano » Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:34 am

To test a map you NEED a server ( the server runs the map).... It can be a private server, but it is a server. You cannot get around it.
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Re: Map Testing Help

Post by darkid » Sat Jan 08, 2011 2:00 am

Localhost?
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Re: Map Testing Help

Post by joevano » Sat Jan 08, 2011 10:17 am

darkid wrote:Localhost?
Still a server no matter how you get there...
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Re: Map Testing Help

Post by cepris » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:43 am

Hmm. I guess I could use localhost.. the only problem is, the settings from the Start Server menu override my map settings.. or is there a way to set up a localhost map without using the Start Server function?? :)

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Re: Map Testing Help

Post by Bambino » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:08 am

Making a server and not setting it up to be public...
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Re: Map Testing Help

Post by blast » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:56 am

Don't use the "Start Server" menu. Run the map manually by calling bzfs yourself. The 'bzfs' binary is the server. There's dozens of threads on this forum about how to do this. Please search.
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