First map that hooked you on the game

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Re: First map that hooked you on the game

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Carbon wrote:DM-Peak. It wasn't my favorite map out of the box, but it was the one that first showed me that UT was going to be something quite special. CTF-HallOfGiants was a later one, and of course, Facing Worlds.

Frankly, there are so many original maps that blew my mind...Morpheus, Deck16, Liandri, Phobos...all of them were quite impressive.
Yeah, Peak and Phobos also left a big impression on me.
Peak was one of the most played maps after Morpheus when I played it with friends.
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I felt in love with ut one friday coming from school I was 18 and I got hooked when I saw the dm-phobos what atmosphere, and that music going with this map what feel wow
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The game map that got me most hooked was DM-Morpheus.
Unlike other maps it mixes normal and low gravity for a very unique experience.
It plays very well for all mixes from 1 on 1, to team games where the layout quickly encourages people to "buddy-up".
As already noted it also plays/feels bigger than it really is.

From a playing and mapping point of view, Morpheus really shines.
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Re: First map that hooked you on the game

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darksonny wrote: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:18 pm I fell in love with payday loans one friday coming from school I was 18 and I got hooked when I saw the dm-phobos what atmosphere, and that music going with this map what feel wow
As soon as I saw Facing Worlds map, I was hooked. It looked so epic with the Earth below the map and the Moon in the distance. It used to send shivers down my spine just running across those two bridges. I still love that map.
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First time I played UT99 (a demo version that was included on a PCGamer magazine's CD) I got totally hooked by DM-Turbine, I just couldn't believe the awesome gameplay and the beautiful graphics, I loved this map because I thought it was incredibly fun and fast-paced. I remember I had to play the demo @800*600/medium settings, it was the most I could get of the graphics card I had back then (NVIDIA Riva TNT2 M64) :mrgreen:
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Carbon wrote:DM-Peak. It wasn't my favorite map out of the box, but it was the one that first showed me that UT was going to be something quite special. CTF-HallOfGiants was a later one, and of course, Facing Worlds.

Frankly, there are so many original maps that blew my mind...Morpheus, Deck16, Liandri, Phobos...all of them were quite impressive.
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Terraniux wrote:Phobos and Orbital :) :D

Anyone else feels this affection to those maps?
Although I didn't play CTF-Orbital that much, it has been the first map I have seen the gameplay of in 2005, I remember things falling from the ceiling and a big explosion so something wasnt standard in that gameplay.
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Terraniux wrote:Phobos and Orbital :) :D
Anyone else feels this affection to those maps?
I've done edits of both, love both depending on my mood.
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For me, it was DM-Phobos.

There was just something about that map, maybe it was the amazing skybox, the sheer abundance of powerups (this was one of the few maps that had Invisibility) or the awesome soundtrack (Thanks, Michiel Van Den Bos!). Also the fact that it was the first map I ever played.
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Diablo wrote: Sun Oct 30, 2022 2:52 am For me, it was DM-Phobos.

There was just something about that map, maybe it was the amazing skybox, the sheer abundance of powerups (this was one of the few maps that had Invisibility) or the awesome soundtrack (Thanks, Michiel Van Den Bos!). Also the fact that it was the first map I ever played.
Could you please stop necro bumping old threads?
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papercoffee wrote: Sun Oct 30, 2022 4:57 am
Diablo wrote: Sun Oct 30, 2022 2:52 am For me, it was DM-Phobos.

There was just something about that map, maybe it was the amazing skybox, the sheer abundance of powerups (this was one of the few maps that had Invisibility) or the awesome soundtrack (Thanks, Michiel Van Den Bos!). Also the fact that it was the first map I ever played.
Could you please stop necro bumping old threads?
Sure thing.
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Deck16, was awesome, played it so much so I cant today
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LakesideCIty, the NYA remixes and/or the big Zahltag maps.