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Five Ways to Die

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By Archie (See more)
3rd May, 2005

Half-Life
587.23KB - BSP
5494 views
1654 downloads
24 comments

Last edited: 13th November, 2008

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This is awful. Really, awful.

Easily my most popular map, and why? No idea.
It's atrociously ugly, painfully textured and dull.

Try 5 Worse Ways to Die - a slightly more modern spin on this.

Comments

avatar Strider says: 3rd May 2005, 10:49 AM
traps 2 and 3 are essentially the same thing. And i survived trap 3!!! How the hell can you sav barney without exploiting the games glitches?
avatar Strider says: 3rd May 2005, 10:50 AM
good 5 minute waster but average architecture
avatar Archie says: 3rd May 2005, 10:53 AM
3 is very different.. a metal crate lands on your head and then spikes come up from the floor
avatar Archie says: 3rd May 2005, 10:53 AM
and you need to use the black ops to your advantage to save barney
avatar Habboi says: 4th May 2005, 14:08 PM
I just played it along with the compo ones :)
Ok architecture was bland but thats ok because this is a fun map right ;)

Now then, it was an interesting idea and those trap ideas must have fallen out of my head!
There was a few things you really need to stop doing!

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE STOP MAKING DOORS GO THROUGH THE WALLS AND MIX THE TEXTURES CAUSING SPLIT FACES!!!! PLEASE!

Also your 2nd or third trap (the one where the roof comes down and pushes you into spikes does not work properly because I was able to quickly run past it to a dead end!

The Black op people scared the crap outta me!

Final Verdict: A nice simple map yet it could be improved (not that you want to) and a nice 1 minute fun.
avatar Archie says: 4th May 2005, 14:54 PM
yay, thanks for a good review, habboi...
avatar Archie says: 4th May 2005, 14:55 PM
lol, and was it you that gave it 5stars?
avatar Habboi says: 4th May 2005, 15:30 PM
:)
avatar Habboi says: 5th May 2005, 12:21 PM
Oh and why does it say 6 ways to die when you start the map?
avatar Archie says: 5th May 2005, 14:43 PM
cos of the ending..
avatar rowleybob says: 6th May 2005, 06:35 AM
Is/was this your compo map?
avatar Archie says: 6th May 2005, 19:49 PM
no... my compo mapped sucked even worse than this
avatar rowleybob says: 7th May 2005, 18:08 PM
I agree. I enjoyed playing very much.
avatar 38_98 says: 29th June 2005, 12:36 PM
i think the map was really good. Mainyl because it was something that would make you think. Nicely done!
avatar slighty_insane says: star star star star star 18th December 2005, 10:36 AM
why you kill me
avatar The Mighty Atom says: 19th December 2005, 11:49 AM
Texture Lock, Hunter! Texture Lock!
avatar Archie says: 19th December 2005, 11:51 AM
this is an ancient map.. i'm amazed it was so popular... Yes, it's fun, but my god it looks bad.
avatar Mephs says: 19th December 2005, 15:27 PM
Incidently, am I the only one that doesn't get autosaved on load?
I hate "reloading" into my current hl game, so I'll await an answer before I rate it, if thats ok (strange things have been going on in my HL1 so I need verification of anything that seems glitchy or annoying).
avatar The Mighty Atom says: 19th December 2005, 17:35 PM
This map doesn't show up in the vault...?
avatar shadowhunter says: star star star star 20th December 2005, 13:38 PM
I thought it was really stupid because i went through all the right doors the first time until i reached poor little barney. Then i replayed it and went through the oppisite doors and its was fun. i felt like i really was screwed. 4 stars only because the textures wernt so great. you should make another map that is more of a game and you get through as many doors in one try.
avatar FresheD says: star star star 22nd December 2005, 12:00 PM
Trap 1 : Escaped 1st Try.
Trap 2 : Escaped 1st Try.
Trap 3 : Escaped 1st Try.
Trap 4 : Escaped 1st Try. (10 hp thought)
Trap 5 : lol, died, because you were going to kill me anyway ;)

Then I let al the traps kill me, some funny traps.

But really, make them harder to escape, because I escaped them all in the first time I went tru that trap! :O
avatar Madcow says: star star star 27th October 2006, 17:52 PM
T1: Died
T2: Escaped 1st Try.
T3: Escaped 1st Try.
T4: Escaped 1st Try.
T5: Escaped 1st Try.

After dying once you can prettymuch figgure out how to go because there are only two options.
I then tested all of the traps and it was fun. :D
avatar LCP says: star star star star star 19th July 2008, 12:41 PM
It was fun
thats all i need from maps
avatar potatis_invalid says: star star 8th October 2008, 12:10 PM
Overrated.
5 Worse Ways to Die is a lot better.
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