Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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Since the forum got locked just before I posted my entry (9:11 p.m. my time), I decided to post it here.

Redrock Gulch (1.7.9 compatible)

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Map description:
Resources are abundant in the deadly valley known to military and storytellers as "Redrock Gulch." Some say whispers of the fallen can be heard from the thick of swamps to the peak of mountaintops. Travelers beware: Those passing by know to leave this famous battle site off their sightseeing list.

Noteworthy default setting:
200 starting gold

Gameplay:
The 200 starting gold is intended to reduce the influence of luck so much and, along with a wide front, provide a bigger scale battle that is not currently found in default 1v1 maps.

This map is actually the most current version of my old 1v1 Clash map (found in signature).
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Redrock Gulch.zip
Three replays (3rd is most current map version) and folder containing map and cfg files.
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Redrock Gulch (Winter 2009 Map Contest Submission)

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Re: Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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You didn't read the post. You were supposed to PM late submissions in to doc or jb.
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Re: Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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Velensk wrote:You didn't read the post. You were supposed to PM late submissions in to doc or jb.
Actually I did both: I read the post and PMed them my submission. But I also wanted people to be able to download the map in case they wanted to try it and give feedback.

If there's a problem with me making a new thread, move my original post in the locked one.

Also, how is it late if it's not even December 2nd yet?
Redrock Gulch (Winter 2009 Map Contest Submission)

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Re: Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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Des wrote:
Velensk wrote:You didn't read the post. You were supposed to PM late submissions in to doc or jb.
Actually I did both: I read the post and PMed them my submission. But I also wanted people to be able to download the map in case they wanted to try it and give feedback.

If there's a problem with me making a new thread, move my original post in the locked one.

Also, how is it late if it's not even December 2nd yet?
Time zones. They never said it would end at midnight eastern U.S. time. They never specified when on December 1st the deadline was...
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Re: Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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Aethaeryn wrote: Time zones. They never said it would end at midnight eastern U.S. time. They never specified when on December 1st the deadline was...
Which, if you're setting a strict deadline, can be a problem for a game played across many time zones...
Redrock Gulch (Winter 2009 Map Contest Submission)

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Re: Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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I had a feeling this would happen...

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Guys, it's not a big deal. Des' submission has been accepted into the contest. :)
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Thanks, Doc. :D
Redrock Gulch (Winter 2009 Map Contest Submission)

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So by my count, 26 people submitted at least one map, some entering more than once.

...I think the judges have their hands quite full this week :lol2:
Redrock Gulch (Winter 2009 Map Contest Submission)

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Des wrote:So by my count, 26 people submitted at least one map, some entering more than once.

...I think the judges have their hands quite full this week :lol2:
So true. :(
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Re: Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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Doc Paterson wrote:
Des wrote:So by my count, 26 people submitted at least one map, some entering more than once.

...I think the judges have their hands quite full this week :lol2:
So true. :(


Has there been a decision made as to the amount of maps from the 26+ that will advance to the next round?
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Re: Winter 2009 - Map Making Contest Entry

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Yes. It will be the number that are good enough. :P
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