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Competition 3 - Up Top

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Some really creative stuff came out of this contest. It's difficult to rank the results because maps either excel in their technical set-up, or in their creative effort.

None of the entries below is a particularly 'normal' approach, but that was the idea. So as far as their ideas go, the entrants are all winners :)

Anyway, just download these maps and have a look - they're fun.

Another entry that almost made it was
Bloodlost's. Very... elevated! Good work. Oh, and NinjaGrinch's (errr, okay!) :).

The Results

trophy map pic Base, by Tlax

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Now here's an original idea. And a well-executed one as well. You get into the drain and across into the room behind. There's a big fork-lift truck in there, and when you try to drive it, it goes nuts and thanks to a nicely set-up sequence, breaks through the big doors. Then, of course, you can jump on it and from it onto the platform.


Everything fits into the base map like it's supposed to be there. There's even an extra door so it looks like you came from somewhere.



A great map all round, with a lot of effort put into it... well-deserving winner of this contest!

trophy map pic Fling, by SlayerA

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Another creative solution! Fling is a clever machine. According to its designer, it's a "device
containing Blue Toxic Bio-Goo".



Although it seems pretty simple in-game, the entities under the bonnet are carefully tuned, and sound and lighting have been put to good use. The texturing is also pretty smart.

trophy map pic Wonder, by LightForce

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I'm still trying to figure out what this is smile - :)


Good partly because it's so unique, but of course it's also well-executed. There are plenty of entities involved, and they would all have taken some time to get right. There's no sound, but the atmosphere is still there. Be careful how you stand on the 'elevator' if you have a weak heart.