Author Topic: The Minor Suggestions Thread  (Read 43429 times)

Offline Roughbeak

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #60 on: 25-04-2013, 00:04:31 »
[...] running a different random rotation but of the exact same maps, so people wind up doing the same maps they did on the 64 server. And then they bitch about how "we always do the same maps".
Exactly...  8)

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #61 on: 25-04-2013, 04:04:37 »
I wish there were more custom maps because everyone has to start somewhere.  It would give new comers a great feeling to see their maps on servers, and then they could continue to improve them.


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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #62 on: 25-04-2013, 04:04:12 »
... And then they bitch about how "we always do the same maps".

Seconded. FH has SO many maps that have almost infinite play-ability as long as they're not played 15 times in 2 hours. I'd also like to see the objective modes be played more, they really are fun.

As a minor suggestion on this topic. I would like to see ALL maps have a 16 and 32 layer, and you can even map a seperate KotH layer on top of all those (ik on some maps KotH is kind of fun even tho I hated it when it first came out). afaik maps aren't restricted to just 16-32-64 layers.

This gives us a TON more maps especially for the times when the servers aren't full, like WAW thursdays. (and let's face it these servers won't stay full forever)

Also, I believe this has been suggested before, but if all maps were to have various smaller layers then maybe it's possible for someone to write a code where the map list changes as people get on and off the server. e.g. once the server numbers drop below 35 a 32 layer map size is loaded for the next round. and if it jumps back up then the next round a 64 is played. (I believe this is possible, I feel I saw someone trying to write a code for it before)

But this would make it so that after the servers die down, on days when WAW isn't having an event, map sizes would automatically change to something more fun for the appropriate amount of players. aka I wouldn't be sitting there playing Totalize with 12 total people on the 128 server and no other servers full. :P This of course could only happen if we had 16 and 32 sizes for ALL maps 8)
 

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #63 on: 25-04-2013, 04:04:33 »
Also, I believe this has been suggested before, but if all maps were to have various smaller layers then maybe it's possible for someone to write a code where the map list changes as people get on and off the server. e.g. once the server numbers drop below 35 a 32 layer map size is loaded for the next round. and if it jumps back up then the next round a 64 is played. (I believe this is possible, I feel I saw someone trying to write a code for it before)

But this would make it so that after the servers die down, on days when WAW isn't having an event, map sizes would automatically change to something more fun for the appropriate amount of players. aka I wouldn't be sitting there playing Totalize with 12 total people on the 128 server and no other servers full. :P This of course could only happen if we had 16 and 32 sizes for ALL maps 8)

Hasn't this been done already? I can't really remember.

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #64 on: 25-04-2013, 05:04:36 »
I feel like I saw somewhere on these forums someone trying to do it. It would work alot better tho if we had small layers for all maps

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #65 on: 25-04-2013, 10:04:42 »
I feel like I saw somewhere on these forums someone trying to do it. It would work alot better tho if we had small layers for all maps

Yeah I think the VBIOS admin tried to do sth like that, but it didn't work in the end... Not sure what the problem was though...
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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #66 on: 25-04-2013, 11:04:39 »
Doesnt 762 has a complete server sunning those small maps?

Also objective mode is buggy, thus not played.
And I think 762 has all playable maps in the rotation.

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #67 on: 25-04-2013, 12:04:18 »
Yep, a few attempts were made to host a custom map server.

And 762 has a custom map server, but it only hosts 3 maps.

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #68 on: 25-04-2013, 13:04:51 »
Yep, a few attempts were made to host a custom map server.

And 762 has a custom map server, but it only hosts 3 maps.

Well, it's because most of the players don't know where they can download them or don't even dare to download it...

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #69 on: 25-04-2013, 14:04:09 »
Yep, a few attempts were made to host a custom map server.

And 762 has a custom map server, but it only hosts 3 maps.

Well, it's because most of the players don't know where they can download them or don't even dare to download it...
and your point is? will you convince them to download any maps? If no, I see no reason why to discuss this again.

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #70 on: 25-04-2013, 14:04:31 »
Yep, a few attempts were made to host a custom map server.

And 762 has a custom map server, but it only hosts 3 maps.

Well, it's because most of the players don't know where they can download them or don't even dare to download it...
and your point is? will you convince them to download any maps? If no, I see no reason why to discuss this again.

The key is to make the next patch release with these maps! So people will have to download anyway! Simple? Simple!

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #71 on: 25-04-2013, 14:04:50 »
Won't happen. It was discussed to death.

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #72 on: 25-04-2013, 15:04:23 »
Improbably gonna get shot at because of saying this, but....

How about making a custom map pack, and include it as a bonus near the official release? Like people who want to play the maps will download them and people who dont care/dont know how to will just dismiss it, but will be aware of the fact that there is an entity of a custom map pack.

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #73 on: 25-04-2013, 15:04:16 »
Why not, says I
He was not wrong. Amateurs talk tactics, pros talk logistics.

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Re: The Minor Suggestions Thread
« Reply #74 on: 25-04-2013, 15:04:49 »
Why not, says I

Because then nobody would play them.