SirIchBeenCool's "Can You Control The Pass?"

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SirIchBeenCool's "Can You Control The Pass?"

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well here is my second map...this one holds secrets....
Well please respond with ideas/suggestions...
And yes i will add more objects to the middle...just need more ideas

-Thanks
p.s. no screenies yet havent tested it yet...
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Re: SirIchBeenCool's "Can You Control The Pass?"

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SirIchBeenCool wrote:p.s. no screenies yet havent tested it yet...
You haven't tested the map yet, and you're releasing it?

Might want to try it out yourself first before releasing it to such a large audience... then you'll be able to catch flaws beforehand, and it will be more ready for the general public when you release it.
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this is works IN PROGRESS lol he hasnt released it yet, he is just trying to give people the jist of it right now


-well, its a start, it kinda looks a little like something i've seen before, i cant remember name, but i saw it a few weeks ago... its not exacly like it though, keep working on it... I would like to see how this plays out 8)
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Easy Target wrote:this is works IN PROGRESS lol he hasnt released it yet, he is just trying to give people the jist of it right now
I think Constitution moved it to "Works In Progress".
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ducktape wrote:I think Constitution moved it to "Works In Progress".
Actually no I didn't... I'm not a general forum mod... just a developer.

Perhaps "release" wasn't the right word, but starting up a map for one test is quite minimal relative to what most people do before posting .bzw's. And a lack of testing really isn't a good reason not to post screenshots.
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welll jeez im sorry i didnt have time to test it and put up screenies......
i just wanted to get it up(p.s. that is ONLY the first version working to make it better)
BTW: nn will be hosting my maps!! thx nn!
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SirIchBeenCool wrote:welll jeez im sorry i didnt have time to test it and put up screenies......
i just wanted to get it up(p.s. that is ONLY the first version working to make it better)
No worries... you didn't do anything improper, I was just making a suggestion about certain things that are good steps to take when posting map files. I know sometimes you have to do things a step at a time... but testing is usually something you'll want to do before posting files. At least once, to make sure everything works. There's no time pressure to release/post maps, you know. :)

If it takes you five or ten minutes to make some screenshots, you can save all the rest of us a lot of combined time, and ensure that a lot more people will see your map. Many of us either don't have time to start up bzfs for every file we see posted on the forums, or aren't able to do so at the present time and situation.
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ya, i know that i tested my map atleast 10 times before i even posted it to works in progress lol, but i think i might have OCD :lol-old:
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NEW VERSION!!

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well new version out now.....
some changes include:
*1*Mini tanks
*2*upper platforms for driving/shooting
*3*better base design with drive through walls and fire bays
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see *1*
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The Pass, Can you control it?
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well here is the final one (ill add more if i must..)
some changes...not many but a better gameplay
I can tell you now that it looks pretty sweet...(for my second map)
here are some screenies.....
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Post by ducktape »

Wow not bad would be a sweet CTF with some help and editing. The thing that i'm guessing are supposed to be bases need to be colored bases. and you need to resize some other stuff that doesnt fit.
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i havent configured it yet..... hopefully me and nn can do it...
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WHOA!!! major improvement!!!! great job on that dude!... if you need help configuring your map, i am willing to help you if nn cant... :wink:
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Post by zaa »

SirIchBeenCool:

Looks very nice.
I like how you took blocks and formed it into a tank shape. ;)
It looks quite playable, and will be fun to play too.

One idea though.. (if you get the chance to do this) .. make it almost like Viper's Two Castles where there's a few teleporters on the ground that connect to the main bridge in the center.

Overall, it looks beautiful.

Hoping to play it soon!

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You should add some stuff in that open space in the corners. :)
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soccermiles wrote:You should add some stuff in that open space in the corners. :)
Err, what open stuff?

Looks a tiny bit cramped to me, actually. I'd maybe get rid of some of the pyramids in the corners. The map looks like it could be fun, but without enough players, everyone would just be hiding behind a pyramid, or whatever.
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seriously, are you saying that it's good to have a huge open field intead of a real arena?! :evil: (To Winny)
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soccermiles wrote:seriously, are you saying that it's good to have a huge open field intead of a real arena?! :evil: (To Winny)
Take a look at good maps such as HiX, Overlord, Pillbox, etc...

Notice one thing in common? They all have lots of open space(s), mixed in with slightly high-density areas. The mix between these two helps to create a good map, with lots of dynamics.

Go take a look at the top 5-10 maps on the serverlist, how many are cramped? Not many at all.
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I've SEEN those all, but obviously I prefer not to play my games on the Great Plains, where near means far and "almost there" means "five minutes away" :x
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You're arguing with a KID! and you're losing too!HA!
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soccermiles wrote:And by the way, there are more than ten servers on that serverlist 8)
Thanks for that.
Maybe learn to read, and THEN reply.. (Oh, and there's and "edit" button for a reason.)

"Go take a look at the top 5-10 maps"


I've SEEN those all, but obviously I prefer not to play my games on the Great Plains, where near means far and "almost there" means "five minutes away"
Both SirIchBeenCool's map, and all the other maps that I mentioned (Overlord, etc..), are the same size. (400 units)



Oh, and nice try editing your post above there. Unfortunately, the edit text at the bottom gives you away.
You're arguing with a KID! and you're losing too!HA!

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(And for your info, you're in your own little world on that one, bud.)
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I was exaggerating, duhh..., but it's true to some extent.
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soccermiles wrote:You're arguing with a KID! and you're losing too!HA!
1st of all.. yes, we can tell that Winny is arguing with a kid. Is it not easy to tell? And don't always try to brag that you are winning a conversation, because most topics can be posted on multiple times. So, you can make it a big fight if you want to. It's your choice.

2nd of all...
soccermiles wrote:I've SEEN those all, but obviously I prefer not to play my games on the Great Plains, where near means far and "almost there" means "five minutes away"
soccermiles wrote:I was exaggerating, duhh..., but it's true to some extent.
Don't make several posts that are trying to improve your thought that you are right and Winny is wrong. It just doesn't work that way.

Well.. (unfortunately) .. this topic grew from good to bad.

-Zaa
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I like the close quarters of this map. Haven't had a chance to play on it yet, unfortunately, but it looks really nice, and I think it would be really fun with lots of stealth flags. :)
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Post by SirIchBeenCool »

you guess it!!
I was inteding it to be st place
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