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  1. Insanity_AI

    Patchwork - MapConverter

    Introduction Patchwork - MapConverter is a Node.js console application used to convert between warcraft III's map binaries and their JSON representation. This allows for easier way of distributing map's source code through git and potentially being able to resolve merge conflicts for stuff that...
  2. StoPCampinGn00b

    What is your favorite Warcraft 3 map right now? All time?

    Perhaps one of the most basic wc3 topics but I think that we can get some fun memories and discussion going! What is your favorite warcraft 3 map or custom game at the moment? Or what is your favorite map of all time?
  3. Ensid

    Looking for Maps...

    Hello, Im back after 10.000 years! My last post was in 2007 when I was super interested in editor and was map maker. Unfortunately I dont remember account password and that email address is gone so I had to create new account. I'm looking for maps just like normal matches but with tons of new...
  4. Jadlz

    What's the difference between .wc3x maps and .wc3m maps?

    Hi, I've noticed a lot of maps (from EpicWar) have .wc3x extensions while a handful .wc3m extensions. So Is there a difference between the two? I think I may have read this somewhere before - that someone mentioned it was melee maps vs campaign maps. I could be wrong, do correct me if so...
  5. Asson

    Looking for an old map!

    Hello! I've been looking for a specific map now for a few months and i can't seem to find it. i've searched through the deepest depths of the internet and clicking through the biggest lists of maps on every site, everywhere, and i can't find it. It's a tower defence map, called Star TD. I...
  6. EmnoS

    [Spell] Copying and Pasting Units/Spells

    So I'm doing a learning with custom abilities and up until now everything went great the tutorials here are god damn amazing. But I just copied a "buff" and just pasted it to copy all its properties without having to redo everything if I want a variation of it but only change one thing. And my...
  7. pizzagratuit

    Maps in Custom Campaign

    Some of my campaign's maps take me back to the campaign main screen Those maps run perfectly in custom game any ideas ?
  8. Naikat

    I'm looking for a map

    Hi, I'm looking for a map that I played around 2014~2015. It was an RPG map, it got the following camera, and the start of the game is on an icy area, and I was killing frozen spiders from my memory. I also respawned at an outpost where there were many footmen and healers. And also from my...
  9. Firstrun70

    List of official maps for Warcraft 3

    List of official Blizzard maps released at various time for Warcraft 3 w3m - custom map for Warcraft 3 ROC/TFT, custom map, stored in \Warcraft 3\Maps\ or in the %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Warcraft III\Maps\ w3x - custom map for Warcraft 3 TFT, stored in \Warcraft 3\Maps\ or in the...
  10. LordMazour

    Translating Campaign maps

    Hi guys, I'm translating Reforged version with my friend to the Czech language. We had offical translation until patch 1.28. Everything works fine now but we have got some problem. We need to translate loading screens, subtitles and quests on campaign maps. Campaign maps have strings so I...
  11. LordMazour

    Translating Campaign maps

    Hi guys, I'm translating Reforged version with my friend to the Czech language. We had offical translation until patch 1.28. Everything works fine now but we have got some problem. We need to translate loading screens, subtitles and quests on campaign maps. Campaign maps have strings so I...
  12. LordMazour

    Translating Campaign maps

    Hi guys, I'm translating Reforged version with my friend to the Czech language. We had offical translation until patch 1.28. Everything works fine now but we have got some problem. We need to translate loading screens, subtitles and quests on campaign maps. Campaign maps have strings so I...
  13. Michael Silcock

    Greetings! The player wants to be a world builder.

    Hi all, First off I want to say hello and introduce myself to the community, I would also like to say while i have had NO interaction with anyone from this page I am in awe of this forums dedication, hard work, creativity and level thinking. I would like to just briefly explain why I have...
  14. cleavinghammer

    "Resource Used By Map" search?

    Since it's possible to see the resources an uploaded map uses, would it be possible to do the inverse and list the maps a particular model/icon/skin is used in?
  15. Crusad3r91

    Warcraft 1.31 - Can't start custom maps

    Hello everyone, I've been attempting to get back to Wc3 custom maps as of recent, especially in light of the map strings fix, but when I try to open them in the game it just brings me back to the lobby with a blank error message (still has the red "!" symbol). I've checked around the forums and...
  16. DrunkenDirt

    Suggestion: Giving the option to sort maps after submitted dates

    A few months back I started browsing the maps page daily to see if there were any new and interesting maps that had been released. While I'm happy to see the WC3 map makers are still buzzing with activity, I also found it disheartening to see new and original maps quickly being drowned out by...
  17. Mr.Henci

    Melee Mapping Contest #2 - 1 vs 1

    MELEE MAPPING CONTEST #2 Create a competitive 1v1 melee map that excels in terrain, dynamic, and creativity, but most importantly balance. No submission may violate any of the site rules. If a submission does not follow the map submission rules the creator will be disqualified. All...
  18. deepstrasz

    Descriptions for Old Campaigns/Maps

    Hey Hive, who has time and is passionate about maps which don't have a proper description and wants to write informative ones, please do and I'll replace the lacking with yours. Here's the Campaign list (you can write a description for whatever map you like, not just campaigns): Maps | HIVE...
  19. deepstrasz

    Detecting maps with memory hack

    As a reviewer I'm interested in this since the policy is not to allow such maps be approved on the site. So, if you have any idea how can one find out if a map is using hacks or not, please do tell: @MindWorX @GhostWolf @DracoL1ch
  20. Bibendus

    My old maps - D&D Calim River & more

    Hello guys, I'm not playing with the editor since a long time ago but considering this community is still alive you may find my old maps interesting. I'm posting all my original unprotected finished and unfinished work, including D&D Calim River. if you want to do anything with that, please...
  21. Yusuf123

    [Miscellanous / Other] Horror map idea

    So i'm making a campaign and other various maps as Custom Arena maps. But im interested in recreating a horror map. This map is huge for the map ediot. I plan on recreating a 1st person SCP horror map. Simple Idea as any other SCP Game, get the end while exploring the facility SCPS ONCE THE MAP...
  22. Retera

    129ifier Automated Script

    I have this idea that you could write a program where you choose a map (even if it is optimized and protected) and then it ports the map to 1.29, fixing any compatibility issues automatically. What is any reason not to do this? I did not make it yet, but I believe it could be done. DrSuperGood...
  23. deepstrasz

    Hive melee maps for official ladder?

    Community, if melee maps made by our members would make it to Blizz ladder, which do you think would be the best? Please, post links of the melee maps you like best. Thanks. I'll start with some: I've also started threads on the official forums...
  24. Wardota2 Gamer

    Hosting your voted Bundle's to Youtube!

    I am Working on a Video/Trailer to be hosted in my channel. But I need your help to vote a resource for me. 2 Trailer's / 3 Top 5 You must vote for a fitting Resource so that I can start in creating the Video/Trailer of the Resource. I will make 2 videos in the trailer and 3 videos for the top...
  25. Maxwell

    Copyright Protection

    Successful Сases: 13 Map creators, modelers, artists working with passion on Warcraft 3 - all these people spend their time, skill and love to contribute to our favorite game modding scene. These people deserve respect for their work, don't they? Unfortunately there are people who do not...
  26. WIlly265

    I need a C'thun model

    I would like to make a remake of the Ahn'Qiraj raid from WOW and i need a C'thun model. If anyone has one or is willing to make it, it would be much appreciated. Thanks
  27. Giantr

    I'm trying to find some maps for my group of 4 to play. Any recommendations?

    I've got my friends to play WC3 again as a hobby. But we've been mostly playing stuff like Castle Fight, some random TDs (Burbenog, Ele, Green, etc.) and Civilization Wars and it's getting rather stale Are there any other maps similar to that for a smaller group of players to play? As long as...
  28. RockRoid

    Can you help me find the map im looking for?

    Hey Guys, I restantly began to play Wc3 again after 4 years and I just can't happen to find the Map im looking for... I know there were 2 team on 1 Team you were on the side of Zeus and on the other you were on the side of Athena The Hero you picked can evolve 3 times, you can evolve if your...
  29. AndresMachado

    Warcraft 3 multi-player games hosting!

    Hey HIVE community, For everyone to know, my user on Battle.NET (oficial), is Ands737 and realm: US East. Add me there so we can play properly. Also, there's a party I've created for WC3 gaming purposes on EVOLVE for all the players that doesn't have a battle.net account. Add me on Evolve...
  30. DarkHD

    Request some old maps

    First i don't know if i post in the right topic and if i am wrong please let me know. Hello guys,i searched for a long time some maps that i played when i was a kid. 1. I remember one map was with orcs and humans in the top right corner of the map and they spawned every 10 seconds or...
  31. StoPCampinGn00b

    Top 100 Most Popular Warcraft 3 Maps

    The most popular and most played maps of Warcraft! There are many maps that aren't as popular as those on this list, but deserve exposure. You are free to support our map makers, especially those who have created some of the most advanced, artistic, innovative, and simply coolest maps that no...