Competition: Chopper Challenge

Competition Status: Closed View Results
Open Date
15 years ago2002-12-10 00:00:00 UTC
Close Date
15 years ago2003-02-13 23:59:59 UTC
Type
Full Map
Allowed Engines
Goldsource
Judging Type
Judged (all engines combined)

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Design a map featuring at least one monster_ospreyz and one monster_apache. Test your fine-tuning abilities with the Osprey's movement path, and your action-balancing skills with the Apache's gun and the Osprey's grunts. You will be judged primarily on these elements, although fancy extras and clever scenery will be to your benefit. Anything to enhance the excitement will improve your chances. Find tutorials on TWHL to help you along the way, and get mapping!

Results

TWHL's first competition went pretty well! Considering it was such a time-consuming challenge, I'm glad we got any entries at all.

Check out the winners below.
2nd Place - Andy
Unnamed entry
This one came very close! You begin in a laser testing chamber, and things go horribly wrong (in true Half-Life style!). Rushing out and up into a control tower, you get to see the Osprey swooping in to replenish the supply of grunts. Lay low and wait a short while, and a hanger in the far corner opens and (my favourite bit!) an Apache rises out! Great stuff. Both aircraft have well-tuned paths. The Osprey makes precise banks and there are no collisions.

Be careful what you do with your ammo though... this is one tough map! Apart from its difficulty, there's actually nothing wrong with it. As I said, it was a close call, and Devil Mesa edges into first place thanks mainly to its extras.