Flag Won't Spawn in Designated Area

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Flag Won't Spawn in Designated Area

Post by Camwow13 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:46 am

So I've been playing around with map making in BZEdit today and I threw together a simple little map to play with. It's not really done but I decided to try the zone feature to get a Genocide flag on top of a platform at a height of 150.
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I read up on the wiki, added the text in a text editor, and tested it out.
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Forgive me if I'm wrong, but a flag shouldn't be spawning inside the large pyramid below the platform...

I reset the zone from flag to spawn to see if it was spawning in the wrong location, but it was dead on where I wanted it. I tried moving the spawn zone into different heights. I even tried taking code for spawn zones out of other maps and modifying them to mine. They all made the flag show up inside the pyramid. :?

About this point, I realized that I am still very new to this (it's my first day trying map making) and that I should ask for help. Couldn't find anything in the wiki. I'm pretty sure it's just some dumb thing I'm missing. So how do I make the Genocide flag pop up on the little platform at the top of the map?

Including map file for reference.
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Re: Flag Won't Spawn in Designated Area

Post by SkillDude » Thu Jan 06, 2011 7:25 am

Did you make sure to include -fb in your bzfs options or in
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-fb
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in your map file? If not, flags will not be allowed to spawn on buildings regardless of zones, and I notice on the radar none of them were, so this may just be the case.

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Re: Flag Won't Spawn in Designated Area

Post by Camwow13 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 2:13 pm

Hmm... appears not! Enabled it and everything is working great. Knew I was missing something! Thanks!

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Re: Flag Won't Spawn in Designated Area

Post by optic delusion » Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:44 am

good old -fb
thats probably the most answered question on the forum.
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Re: Flag Won't Spawn in Designated Area

Post by Camwow13 » Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:28 am

Should add something to zones wiki page about -fb

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Re: Flag Won't Spawn in Designated Area

Post by optic delusion » Fri Jan 07, 2011 5:12 am

Good idea. Wiki edited.
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