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Whats the max size you can make a map and still be able to play it on the internet?

Discussion in 'World Editor Help Zone' started by shangheisean, Jun 6, 2009.

  1. shangheisean

    shangheisean

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    I have a bunch of custom maps but when I try to host it online it says the map file is too big. I know this is due to all the custom models so what is the maxium capacity of a map.
     
  2. QirajiLord

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    The maximum size is 4mb. It may actually be 3.999999mb, I don't know, but the commonly held belief is that it's 4mb.
     
  3. dansaDisco

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    It's 4.1mb as far as I know O_O
     
  4. QirajiLord

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    I wonder if anyone has just went adding kilobyte by kilobyte to a map, saving multiple different size versions. It would be useful to finally know, without a doubt, what the max size is. Anyways, it's around 4-4.1mb.
     
  5. -ALPHA-

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    Since you have admitted you have a ton of custom models, use the mdx squisher to decrease their size and therefore lower your total map size.
    http://www.wc3c.net/showthread.php?t=83416

    The difference is noticeable only ingame. Also, it doesn't work with all models...
     
  6. shangheisean

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    thank you very much.
     
  7. FriXionX

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    The max size is 4090KB
     
  8. Slaydon

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    does that count for Campaigns?
     
  9. FriXionX

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    Nope. Campaigns can be as big as they like i think. Ive seen one with about 69MB
     
  10. Zenerik

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    I believe Campaigns have their maximum size much bigger. I once heard from somewhere that it's about 150Mb ( somwhere in the 400mb campaign topic I think )
     
  11. saphiree

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    I dont think theres any limit for how big a campaign can be. Then theres probably just a limit for how much you can upload on the different homepages :D
     
  12. Zenerik

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    Yes, that's it. My mistake, anyway.

    And this is solved already.
     
  13. EPW

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    From what I know, the max is 5 MBs from the knowledge of model gods of THW and tested by me. And just an FYI, yes, it used to be 4,090 MBs, it was changed.

    Edit: Online only.