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Wc3 Fun Mapmaking Challenge

Discussion in 'Contest Archive' started by WaterKnight, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. Cokemonkey11

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    I might be able to join in again :)
     
  2. WaerercraftKillers

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    So anyways what are the green and red texts for? what is the goal?
     
  3. WaterKnight

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    Before the event starts, I will announce two genres and two keywords. Your project should base on one of those two genres (at least, you can make a hybrid or mix with further genres) and involve both keywords.

    The pool of possibly rolled genres is shown above. Since escape and rpg/adventure were drawn last time, they are blocked this round and thus marked red.
     
  4. Cokemonkey11

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    I think misc is pretty indescriptive. It sort of implies the genre should be unrelated to other keywords without actually meaning anything. Maybe remove it or replace it with something new/original, but specific, like macro war or card game. This also gives you room later to add further ones.

    Just my $0.02 :)
     
  5. WaterKnight

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    What's a macro war? Strategy with a big economic aspect? Indeed misc is what does not suffice the other genres. What I wanted to avoid however were non-playable maps like Cinematics and Melees/Altered Melees. If you take a look at the Hive's maps' categorization, you can see some things the misc term here currently contains: Defense (except TD), Life of a Peasant, Mini-Game, Offense, Shooting/FPS, Strategy/Risk. Then again Hive has a Miscellanous/Other category as well. I may extract from misc in the future.

    Further suggestions for misc would be missile maps, sports, card games as you said, in general alternative gameplay concepts.
     
  6. Cokemonkey11

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    I think the keyword should be open to the users interpretation. A macro war could be a war with a huge amount of units, or a huge emphasis on economics, etc.

    I think altered melee maps are reasonable, and I don't see how "macro war" and other more specific categories create a problem with cinematics/melees...
     
  7. WaterKnight

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    They are.

    Altered melees would contain a lot of standard content, therefore be less original. And they also have to be quite structured, thus are not as extendable nor temporally flexible.

    I do not know what you mean in the last part. I only said that you can take a look at the Hive's categories as an example to what currently qualifies as misc, except that I aimed to exclude cinematics, non-playables and melee.
     
  8. Cokemonkey11

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    Standard content can be re-used in any game mode (see my map from the last challenge).

    I think if everyone is making an altered melee map (for one specific challenge instance) it can be creative and interesting.
     
  9. WaterKnight

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    You only used the terrain (though I do not know what the map was about, or how the terrain related to that).
     
  10. Ralle

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    Awesome that you are doing this again. I will post about it in the notices.
     
  11. WaterKnight

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    Do not hesitate to put your canceled projects in the map development forum.
     
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    ohh i like to join the contest but no time still busy on ai maps
     
  13. Quilnez

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    no need, I will just share here and hope somebody interested to continue the developement..

    btw, the map has sucessfully uploaded above.. ;)

    it's just me or it's really something wrong on that post?
     
  14. Dat-C3

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    Your map doesn't belong here, it belongs in the map development forum.

    Unless your posting it for a contest that is Dalvengyr.
     
  15. Quilnez

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    well, I took up decision too fast.. :hohum:
    I thought you guys want to try some maps out.. sorry then.. I will delete..
     
  16. WaterKnight

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    Bring your map to the Funmap Evening.
     
  17. Quilnez

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    I can't join, that's why I uploaded it here and wish you can enjoy it with friends, but seems like some people are just disagree with that.. so I delete my hardwork (it was a hardwork to upload it with my sucks connection) :'(
     
  18. WaterKnight

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    Then upload your map in the Funmap Evening thread or if you have a whole presentation, put it in the Map Development and then link it in the Funmap Evening thread.

    It only does not quite belong here because it has no relation.
     
  19. Frotty

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    Looking forward to it
     
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    i would do so... but im new XD i have some knowledge but only a little bit :/ if anyone would want to help me learn :D id appreciate it