The AWESOME Mapping Contest

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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby editor Dave » Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:25 pm

As a judge, I was having similar thoughts concerning the "awesome" theme. While writing my review, first I try to think why the maps could be considered "awesome" and then proceed to write what I think about them in general. The category can be adjusted in a very broad way, so I can find find something "awesome" in everything. While originality can be one factor (as JackGriffin suggested), a high-polished result can be another one.

However, seemingly objective categories like on UnrealSP wouldn't help the situation either. If I were to judge with the formula "visuals, sounds, gameplay, technical execution" in mind, the winners would be obvious. So, I'm probably more going for a subjective route (or in between: what I think is awesome and the map can be viewed in general) which might have the same result, but might also surprise you. See you later. ;)
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby Porch Viking » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:21 pm

I'm almost done revising my entry for the map pack. Should the final file name be any different than what was entered into the contest?
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby Swanky » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:40 pm

Going to release a new version with shifted mover ICHs over the course of the weekend. When will we be allowed to release the map as single files?
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby papercoffee » Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:48 pm

@Swanky, After the map pack is uploaded ;)
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby EvilGrins » Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:31 am

On a happy note, I should have a brand new home computer all setup after Saturday.

My fix-it guy, who sadly is leaving town so I'm gonna start to be really careful from now on, says a lot of what I had on the old system is recoverable so cross your fingers for me.

I'll start reviewing these maps as soon as I'm able... WITH SCREENSHOTS!
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby SzGergo » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:25 pm

so, when will this whole thing be released?
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby papercoffee » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:57 pm

SzGergo wrote:so, when will this whole thing be released?

Sorry ...I'll try to release it in the next days. I had to work over the Holidays. And afterwards was I in too much stress for the same reasons. :|
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby Swanky » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:15 pm

Are we having a download yet? I want to release the map as a seperate file. :)
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby papercoffee » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:45 pm

Swanky wrote:Are we having a download yet? I want to release the map as a seperate file. :)

I work on it. :wink:
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby papercoffee » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:33 pm

Cancled ... I'll upload it again later.
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby Aldebaran » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:06 am

Can't open the file DM-AMC-Ars_Indus1.2.zip from your dropbox file and get an error message.
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby papercoffee » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:08 am

oh fnuck!!
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby Aldebaran » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:47 am

MH-AMC-Mesospheric_sk_tw0.7z has only the .unr file? I think there are some other files missing needed to play the map. I have taken them from the first beta.
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby OjitroC » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:10 am

Perhaps you should have included Terraniux's original version of his MH map as well and/or indicated in the Readme that the included version is an edit of that map by sektor2111 (stating the reasons for this inclusion and the problem with the submitted contest version)?
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Re: The AWESOME Mapping Contest

Postby papercoffee » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:39 am

That's why I asked many times which map is now the final and woking version ...I'll pull back this release now to prevent more damage.
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