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Old 06-21-2015, 04:07 AM   #1
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Old 06-21-2015, 07:45 AM   #2
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Lighting makes a pretty insane visual improvement to any map, as I'm sure you know. But it also goes a long way in helping a player judge depths and distances, corners and angles and such, so even some basic lighting would be useful for play testing. It's also a little easier on the eyes, I think playing on full bright maps for too long can put a strain on them.

Edit: I never could get homie to light any of his dumb maps, which is a shame because they really probably would look quite nice.
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Old 06-22-2015, 10:51 PM   #3
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As FDA said, lighting is extremely important piece of the map.

http://www.tophattwaffle.com/lightin...cks-and-hints/
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Updated to b12, a few minor tweaks, new doors added some signs, areaportals and a couple of hint/skips.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:43 AM   #6
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One thing i would like to know... is it possible to disable detpack placement in certain areas, akin to the nobuild resctricted areas enforced upon engineers? After a few playtests i realised my entire flagroom is vulnerable to offense detpacks.
I think, not 100% sure tho, that if you do a trigger_ff_clip set to block_buildables that will include detpacks

http://www.fortress-forever.com/wiki...rigger_ff_clip

edit: or, block_buildableweapons
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oh wait, I think that wouldnt do what you want, would force det to clip in the upper area and look stupid probably
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well, I checked and nobuild doesnt check for detpacks which surprised me
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Dont carve

Not sure if when you said you were carving you meant that you were using hammers carve feature. If so that is a bad idea. Interlopers has a ton of great mapping articles on this and many other points.
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Not sure if when you said you were carving you meant that you were using hammers carve feature. If so that is a bad idea. Interlopers has a ton of great mapping articles on this and many other points.
Yes, please do not carve.
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