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Map Description Generator [1.2]

Submitted by Vengeancekael
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
「Map Description Generator」


Required
Java - Download

What's it for?

The user gives the tool the info needed for a good description: Map Title, Author, Short Gameplay Description, list of features, screenshots, credits and changelog
... And the tool takes that and adds fancy BBcode to it. This is a better alternative to -Kobas-'s Map Description Templates which needed to be manually edited by users.

Features

• Easy to use
• Different Styles
• No BBcode editing (skills) required

How to use

Extract the downloaded .zip, open up the folder MapDescription->dist->MapDescription.jar
• Enter all the information you want. (Title, Author, Gameplay Description and Credits are required)
• To add screenshots, upload them first online, then insert their image URL into the different fields and tick both the checkbox next to Screenshots and the one next to the field which contains a URL
Open File allows you to select a text file and that file's content will be inserted into the below field
• Finally, press Generate and the code has been copied to your clipboard. All you have to do now is ctrl+V it in the map thread you want it to be in

Example

Blue Style
「Beyond Darkness: The Shadows」

By Vengeancekael

Gameplay
[tr]
Beyond Darkness: The Shadows is a single player role playing game, focusing on fast paced action.
Featuring different background systems, the player is immersed into a challenging world, yet rewarding and brutal.


Screenshots
[tr]
[​IMG]

[​IMG]

[​IMG]


Features
[tr]
Fast Paced Action
Challenging and Scaling Difficulty
Different Unique and Distinct Classes


Credits
[tr]
「Blood Raven, The_Avenger's_Return, Googlieeyes, Dark_Dragon
NhazUl, CRAZYRUSSIAN, xorkatoss, 67chrome, Muoteck,shamanyouranus, Wandering Soul, JetFangInferno, NFWar, HappyCockroach, -Grendel, Kelthuzad, PeeKay, maddeem,Bribe, MortAr, Mainy, Thrikodius, WILL THE ALMIGHTY, 4eNNightmare, Kitabatake, Hawkwing, Champara Bros, sPy, Weep, Artur_ka, NexusBlizzard, Juan Ann, bigapple90, Tranquil, M0rbid, dizzt, Maker, Tarrasque, Boogles, WILL THE ALMIGHTY, levigeorge1617, SkriK, Nightwish.ger, DonDustin, Daelin, Mc !, Demongrip, NexusBlizzard, HappyTauren, f0rsAk3n, StaberFire, DarkFang, I3lackDeath, G00dG4m3, Paladon, Hellx-Magnus, D4RK_G4ND4LF, Golden-Drake, Matilda_Knights, Pyramidhe@d, Pyritie, Sellenisko, M0rbid


Changelog
[tr]
1.5 - 01/07/2012
Changed lumber icon to a corresponding icon for the Vortex charges.
Removed the Casting Bar system.
Removed the non-used item combination system.
Normal Daedrius now recharges his vortex every 5 seconds. (previously 4s)
The Mastery/Stance selection window now is shown immediately once you've picked your class.
Fixed a few minor bugs.

1.4 - 30/06/2012
Shadow Strike's damage reduced to 300/400/500 damage. (previously 500/650/800)
Fury of the Heaven's Mana cost reduced to 75. (previously 100)
Hammer of Thor's Mana cost set to 50. (previously 50/75/100)
Vicious Slash's Mana cost set to 50. (previously 50/60/70)
Dance of Death's healing reduced to 50/75/100. (previously 200/400/800)
New selection circle texture (Credit: M0rbid)
Changed Ward Protector's projectile art.
The ritual event now lasts 8s. (previously 6s)
Added preloading of custom models.
Added 2 new quests explaining different masteries and stances.
Fixed Demon Daedrius not getting his ultimate when hitting level 6.
Normal Daedrius now charges his vortex every 4 seconds.
Added a vortex charge indicator in the lumber part.
Increased Arutha's Maximum Mana by 500.
Increased Arutha's Mana regeneration by 2%.
Arutha's Fury of the Heavens Ultimate is now learned at level 6. (previously 10)
Dark Beam's damage reduced to 150/200/250. (previously 300/350/400)
Increased the enemy's Meteor's speed.
Increased the enemy's Meteor's damage to 750. (previously 500)
Fixed Daedrius' timer window not showing.

1.3 - 14/06/2012
Health Potion's CD increased to 5s (previously 3s)
Removed one of the soundtracks, reducing the map's file size by 6mb (Previously 20mb->14mb)
Daedrius' Shadow Strike is now intelligence based

1.2 - 01/06/2012
Final Hit nerfed drastically
Artesia's starting maximum mana reduced to 1000 (previously 2500)
Sorceress: Arcane now restores 15 Mana Points (previously 250)
Health Potions now only have 15 charges (previously 50)
Health Potions now have a 3s cooldown
Minor bug fixes

1.1 - 31/05/2012
Power Rage cooldown reduced to 15s (previously 30s)
Dark Transformation cooldown increased to 12s (previously 6s)
Fixed Dark Transformation insta-killing mini-bosses
Fixed the no-cooldown on spells bug when changing your mastery/stance
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Map Description Generator 「By Vengeancekael」
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Changelog
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1.1 - Reduced filesize from 3mb to 300kb.
1.2 - Added new color theme - "White"

Please do not remove the trademark at the bottom right.
(*◕‿‿◕*) Have fun[/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr]
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Keywords:
generator, tool, description, hive, warcraft, maps, styles, kelly, meg, kael[/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr]
Contents

Map Description Generator [1.2] (Binary)

Reviews
Moderator
17:52, 16th Nov 2012 Magtheridon96: Well done Kellypie, this is a very useful tool! I commend your effort. [spoiler] edit Promoted to Highly Recommended for reducing file size C:
  1. 17:52, 16th Nov 2012
    Magtheridon96: Well done Kellypie, this is a very useful tool!
    I commend your effort.

    wat :v

    edit
    Promoted to Highly Recommended for reducing file size C:
     
  2. Vengeancekael

    Vengeancekael

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    Welp, that preview image's quality has gone really down :V
     
  3. solomon409

    solomon409

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    I've tried this already, and i gotta say i love it. Not only does it get rid of the hassle of manuelly editing the BBcode template (and sometimes making a mistake that destroys the whole thing >.<), but now even newbs can have pretty map descriptions :D

    Also, this tool works on my Windows 7 64 bit PC
     
  4. Magtheridon96

    Magtheridon96

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    Kael, you genius, +4, 5/5.

    edit
    2.55MB? ._.
    That's awfully large for a text generating program :p
     
  5. Vengeancekael

    Vengeancekael

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    Pretty much every java app has that size as far as I know.
     
  6. David

    David

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    How cool,rep 5/5
    EDIT:Happy troll's day kael
     
  7. Cihparg

    Cihparg

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    Missing config for text display & no highlighting on any text.
     
  8. torques

    torques

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    Useful.
     
  9. David

    David

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    If I was a mod,I would reject this with a 6/5 3:)
     
  10. ScourgeWarchief

    ScourgeWarchief

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    It's a great tool, very useful.
     
  11. D.O.G.

    D.O.G.

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    Awesome useful tool for map developers.
    However, some tips:
    1) Screenshot and features count shouldn't be fixed (now you cannot add more than 8)
    2) Changelog also should form for each version of map not one form for all versions

    Anyway, 5/5, it is promising project. Good luck with it!
     
  12. Vengeancekael

    Vengeancekael

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    Updated it:
    Its filesize has been reduced to 300kb from 3mb.
     
  13. -Kobas-

    -Kobas-

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    :aht:
     
  14. nafre

    nafre

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    Wow...nice work. I definitely going to use this when I decide to post my next map.

    Edit: Although, it would be nice if you could add different choices of Themes where you can choose from. Maybe you can add Kobas's Templates to these tools so it will have a variety to choose from.
     
  15. Vengeancekael

    Vengeancekael

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    1.2 released!
    New color option - "White"
    ♦ Beyond Darkness: The Shadows ♦

    By Vengeancekael

    Gameplay
    [tr]
    Beyond Darkness: The Shadows is a single player role playing game, focusing on fast paced action.
    Featuring different background systems, the player is immersed into a challenging world, yet rewarding and brutal.


    Screenshots
    [tr]
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    Features
    [tr]
    Fast Paced Action
    Challenging and Scaling Difficulty
    Different Unique and Distinct Classes


    Credits
    [tr]
    Blood Raven, The_Avenger's_Return, Googlieeyes, Dark_Dragon
    NhazUl, CRAZYRUSSIAN, xorkatoss, 67chrome, Muoteck,shamanyouranus, Wandering Soul, JetFangInferno, NFWar, HappyCockroach, -Grendel, Kelthuzad, PeeKay, maddeem,Bribe, MortAr, Mainy, Thrikodius, WILL THE ALMIGHTY, 4eNNightmare, Kitabatake, Hawkwing, Champara Bros, sPy, Weep, Artur_ka, NexusBlizzard, Juan Ann, bigapple90, Tranquil, M0rbid, dizzt, Maker, Tarrasque, Boogles, WILL THE ALMIGHTY, levigeorge1617, SkriK, Nightwish.ger, DonDustin, Daelin, Mc !, Demongrip, NexusBlizzard, HappyTauren, f0rsAk3n, StaberFire, DarkFang, I3lackDeath, G00dG4m3, Paladon, Hellx-Magnus, D4RK_G4ND4LF, Golden-Drake, Matilda_Knights, Pyramidhe@d, Pyritie, Sellenisko, M0rbid


    Changelog
    [tr]
    1.5 - 01/07/2012
    Changed lumber icon to a corresponding icon for the Vortex charges.
    Removed the Casting Bar system.
    Removed the non-used item combination system.
    Normal Daedrius now recharges his vortex every 5 seconds. (previously 4s)
    The Mastery/Stance selection window now is shown immediately once you've picked your class.
    Fixed a few minor bugs.

    1.4 - 30/06/2012
    Shadow Strike's damage reduced to 300/400/500 damage. (previously 500/650/800)
    Fury of the Heaven's Mana cost reduced to 75. (previously 100)
    Hammer of Thor's Mana cost set to 50. (previously 50/75/100)
    Vicious Slash's Mana cost set to 50. (previously 50/60/70)
    Dance of Death's healing reduced to 50/75/100. (previously 200/400/800)
    New selection circle texture (Credit: M0rbid)
    Changed Ward Protector's projectile art.
    The ritual event now lasts 8s. (previously 6s)
    Added preloading of custom models.
    Added 2 new quests explaining different masteries and stances.
    Fixed Demon Daedrius not getting his ultimate when hitting level 6.
    Normal Daedrius now charges his vortex every 4 seconds.
    Added a vortex charge indicator in the lumber part.
    Increased Arutha's Maximum Mana by 500.
    Increased Arutha's Mana regeneration by 2%.
    Arutha's Fury of the Heavens Ultimate is now learned at level 6. (previously 10)
    Dark Beam's damage reduced to 150/200/250. (previously 300/350/400)
    Increased the enemy's Meteor's speed.
    Increased the enemy's Meteor's damage to 750. (previously 500)
    Fixed Daedrius' timer window not showing.

    1.3 - 14/06/2012
    Health Potion's CD increased to 5s (previously 3s)
    Removed one of the soundtracks, reducing the map's file size by 6mb (Previously 20mb-&gt;14mb)
    Daedrius' Shadow Strike is now intelligence based

    1.2 - 01/06/2012
    Final Hit nerfed drastically
    Artesia's starting maximum mana reduced to 1000 (previously 2500)
    Sorceress: Arcane now restores 15 Mana Points (previously 250)
    Health Potions now only have 15 charges (previously 50)
    Health Potions now have a 3s cooldown
    Minor bug fixes

    1.1 - 31/05/2012
    Power Rage cooldown reduced to 15s (previously 30s)
    Dark Transformation cooldown increased to 12s (previously 6s)
    Fixed Dark Transformation insta-killing mini-bosses
    Fixed the no-cooldown on spells bug when changing your mastery/stance
    [/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr]
    [tr][tr][tr][tr]
    ► Map Description Generator 「By Vengeancekael」
    [/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr][/tr]
     
  16. xorkatoss

    xorkatoss

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    awesome tool dude thnx a lot! 5/5 (+2) :thumbs_up:

    offtopic:
    I'm in the credit list "yay"
     
  17. -Kobas-

    -Kobas-

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    Make web version ;)
     
  18. vince759

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    wOw, This Can Help Me a Lot, Thanks Admin Vengeancekael.
    you did'nt VM or PM it to me, so that i can download it, and use it for my description in my map..
    THANKSSSSSSS !!!!!!!! A LOOOOOTTT!
    I hope it can help me! yEsss ! i Love it.
     
  19. Hell_Master

    Hell_Master

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    Wow, nice! I have never been wrong voting you for UoTY award. Thanks for this awesome Generator. +REP!