Competition 33 Created 11 years ago2012-12-09 07:24:42 UTC by TheGrimReafer TheGrimReafer

Created 11 years ago2012-12-09 07:24:42 UTC by TheGrimReafer TheGrimReafer

Posted 10 years ago2013-08-15 12:13:31 UTC Post #314948
I want a new compo! Map your dream home?
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-15 17:37:15 UTC Post #314960
Not only is that idea awesome, I could still work on The Core while I entered it! So, it's... double awesome. Aweawesomesome.
monster_urby monster_urbyGoldsourcerer
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-15 17:49:43 UTC Post #314961
No... no... I want to enter but I'm too busy :(
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-15 21:14:59 UTC Post #314964
No excuses! pimpslap
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-15 23:05:15 UTC Post #314966
Not sure if TWHL can handle TWO competitions. It might explode.
Jessie JessieTrans Rights <3
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-16 11:19:52 UTC Post #314984
There's nothing saying we can't start or own compo aside from the Mods and Judges.
Even a community project.
Things just need to be well organized and people actually need to dedicate time.

I love this site and the compos, and it's a real shame to see the compos fail to get judged on time - but people have lives and responsibilities.

There's a community project just getting off the ground if you would like to contribute toward something in the meantime.
Tetsu0 Tetsu0Positive Chaos
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-16 13:52:54 UTC Post #314988
I'll willingly host a contest~! I do it all the time so its not really a hassle and I'm good a keeping shite on schedule.
I'd just need to know whether you guys like prizes and stuff, and if so what type of stuff? Also, would need help judging (since I'm not exactly the all knowing mapping extrodinary, and I would probably be judging on whether it looks good and plays nicely), but that would be easy I'd get Scotch to help me and anyone else that would like to assist but not compete.

Hell, I'd be willing to organise monthly contests if you guys were interested. XD
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-17 06:38:43 UTC Post #315010
I prefer a long time to work on submissions, at least 2 months.
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-17 07:23:56 UTC Post #315013
Can think about the time frame if people are interested. XD

So.... Are people interested?
Posted 10 years ago2013-08-17 07:52:12 UTC Post #315014
I'll be interested in December.
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-13 02:59:49 UTC Post #315683
It's time for the obligatory once a month question:

So is this contest dead?
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-15 10:14:51 UTC Post #315715
I say it's been so long, why not reopen/relaunch the contest to New contenders for 1 month, and then have an official judging and prizes, no matter what?

This give peeps a second chance to join, and those who already entered time to further polish their entries. (win-win)

and den after that, we should seriously have structured and regular contests like we used to.

if there is no official prizes, I would(and I'm sure others) be willing to donate. We could also. Accept "mystery gifts" like we are trying to do with the minicontest.
Captain Terror Captain Terrorwhen a man loves a woman
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-15 10:21:05 UTC Post #315716
Nobody at TWHL maps anymore. I thought that was common knowledge. :P
monster_urby monster_urbyGoldsourcerer
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-15 10:26:36 UTC Post #315717
Urby stop you're doing it wrong! =)
Captain Terror Captain Terrorwhen a man loves a woman
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-15 11:20:28 UTC Post #315718
Grim was trying to recover some "lost" compo entries (dead uploads) by sending PM's to the users, however I haven't heard from him since. I think he's just way too busy to sort it out, so your idea sounds pretty good, CapT.

Edit: And done. Sorry for the delay everyone, and thanks for being so persistent :)
Penguinboy PenguinboyHaha, I died again!
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-15 11:48:19 UTC Post #315720
Next is Invert-X :sarcastic:
Jessie JessieTrans Rights <3
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-15 12:06:40 UTC Post #315721 thing at a time >_>
Penguinboy PenguinboyHaha, I died again!
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-15 13:45:12 UTC Post #315723
Did Grim get my entry? It should be the best map of the lot. Top notch map, really good stuff.

JK I didn't make one.
Skals SkalsLevel Designer
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-15 16:29:35 UTC Post #315724
@Skals: LMFAO.

@Pengy: Welkome backh! :D
Ghost129er Ghost129erSAS1946 Certified Nuisance
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-16 19:22:02 UTC Post #315734
Anyone feel we should start allowing for team submissions, or rather keep it traditional?
Captain Terror Captain Terrorwhen a man loves a woman
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-16 21:45:18 UTC Post #315735
I suppose i can enter...
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Tetsu0 Tetsu0Positive Chaos
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-16 22:17:54 UTC Post #315736
Good luck, chaps.
Who wants to take bets though that the contest wont be judged until sometime next summer
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-16 23:24:38 UTC Post #315739
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-16 23:26:41 UTC Post #315740
well said
Tetsu0 Tetsu0Positive Chaos
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-17 10:48:58 UTC Post #315747

He burst the bubble of happiness. :c
Ghost129er Ghost129erSAS1946 Certified Nuisance
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-17 10:51:24 UTC Post #315748
The end date for entries is a Friday for a reason.
Penguinboy PenguinboyHaha, I died again!
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-17 13:55:33 UTC Post #315752
happiness bubble?
I"m stoked for this.
Lost interest in my entry for various reasons. I have a newly found drive to complete it.
Tetsu0 Tetsu0Positive Chaos
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-17 19:20:52 UTC Post #315753
Indeed! I'm starting a brand-new map, can't wait to start building it =)
Captain Terror Captain Terrorwhen a man loves a woman
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-20 16:10:24 UTC Post #315811
Solely based on the fact that a new competition was started.

I used to do these things for fun, we'll see. Don't want to offend anyone who's been appropriately participating...

Trempler, your name says it all hehe. Sorry to hear if you had any hardships to deal with, hope you still enter. Pst, let us know so we know how hard to try. ;)

Ninja you're third screenie showed some cool architecture and texturing.

Moaby, whoa that was looking awesome, I wonder how it looks now. Have you made any progress since?

Rimrook, your entry was looking astounding. I love the design and texturing. I really hope you do something with this!

Docrock, large scale is one thing you sure know, looking awesome. I hope you've been working on it.

Doodle, pretty sure i'll have to play through that one! I'm curious if the gears move :glad:

Lajron, nice name hehe. Cool clean design.

Tetsuo, did yours end up turning out like the sketches?

Kraken, looks great especially with those bleeding textures added ;) . It would make for some nice cs gameplayage.

Urby I agree that most twhl members probably don't map anymore. I myself had to reinstall hammer for the purpose of this competition. Being a website based on level design i'm sure most designers/ developers here will never completely lose similar interest.

Captain, sounds like myself in many ways ;) . I've began editing and assembling textures so far.
User posted image
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-20 17:20:54 UTC Post #315814

User posted image I look back at it, I could improve it so much. The tiling textures and rather smooth displacements didn't give my entry much credit. Pretty half-arsed, but I cut corners for the deadline. I'll stick with this as my entry even though I NOW have more or extra time, depending on how you look at it.
Moaby MoabyMk. III
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-20 19:25:44 UTC Post #315820
From your screen zeeba i see our ideas are looking very similar(so far..) =P
Captain Terror Captain Terrorwhen a man loves a woman
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-21 02:05:08 UTC Post #315827
Looks really cool Moaby! Seems like it would be a lot of fun to play, and those waterfalls are epic.

Cool Captain, can't wait to see! I will be merging the natural land masses with man/alien made architecture.
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-22 02:39:03 UTC Post #315855
Thanks Zeeba, but they were my first attempts at making textures from scratch, they aren't terrible, they tile well, but they don't look that good. Next time I'll try digital photos or something.

Also not sure I'll do an update for my map. I did PM it late to grim but its also in the vault. If I update it, I will submit it through the competition and probably PM you Pb just to be on the safe side.

edit: Is Ant actually judging?
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-28 04:41:57 UTC Post #315972
Time for forward thinking on these contests. Need to start a Halloween themed contest now, then a Christmas themed map right after that.

maybe even just judge based on screen shots to get people practicing portfolio scenes instead of full on maps. Its a lot easier to get 1 angle looking pimp, than to worry about a full on map.

Just my $0.02
Posted 10 years ago2013-09-28 07:40:25 UTC Post #315973
^^ what Don said. I can't fathom twhl never did a halloween coop/compo!
Captain Terror Captain Terrorwhen a man loves a woman
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-01 00:28:59 UTC Post #316028
<3 Don punch
no homo
Tetsu0 Tetsu0Positive Chaos
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-02 03:06:55 UTC Post #316044
While i'd love to do a twhl halloween coop, i think it would be a mistake to postpone C33 any longer....

BUT, maybe we can still pull some sort of Halloween project off? Perhaps rescue Alberto's coop? Something small and manageable of course!

I nominate Don to manage it whatever we do ;)
Captain Terror Captain Terrorwhen a man loves a woman
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-02 17:14:24 UTC Post #316053
Is anyone still working on their entries?
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-02 17:23:39 UTC Post #316054
I'm working on upgrading mine, it's just coming along slowly due to Uni.
Moaby MoabyMk. III
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-02 18:58:32 UTC Post #316055
I bet! I'm supposed to start working again tomorrow so mine will suffer greatly. Also I restarted a few days ago... I'm just going to try and crank out a fun level.
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-02 20:53:25 UTC Post #316056
mine is slow rollin
Tetsu0 Tetsu0Positive Chaos
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-02 21:27:03 UTC Post #316057
Pfft, mine is what better than all of yours. Check this out.
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Dimbeak DimbeakRotten Bastard
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-02 22:18:25 UTC Post #316059
Better than mine no doubt.
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-03 02:13:10 UTC Post #316061
Mine is progressing slowly too, i think the countdown timer seems to be running fast...hmm =P

i finally have the frame/concept down now, so i can start testing the gameplay tonight i hope ;)
Captain Terror Captain Terrorwhen a man loves a woman
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-03 05:05:41 UTC Post #316064
Glad to hear, keep up the work. I've neglected reality the past two days.

Sneak peek, err this vm!
User posted image
Testing stuff video

Had to test making floating islands hollow so gauss wouldn't reflect and kill you. Also tested hollow floating chuncks that you can actually go in.

I also remade my door from radcore for the map and tested some other iris doors including but not shown the hexagonal iris door from Metroid prime. It worked great in single player but glitches in multiplayer so I couldn't use it.
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-03 06:36:19 UTC Post #316065
Even your tests are awesome and promising, zeeba. We shouldn't be letting you in here :P

And what? No Sledge?
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-03 09:34:47 UTC Post #316067
Zeeba that looks quite good. Don't know why I bother trying to keep lag down for multiplayer when I could just map for half-life.
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-03 16:00:40 UTC Post #316069
Thanks! More wips coming soon, anyone else want to share for inspiration?

I've checked out Doc Rock's entry so far and it is really nice. I'll post a review on it soon. I'll also have to check out the rest that are posted so far.
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-04 02:53:06 UTC Post #316070
User posted image
User posted image
Made a prefabp
Will release after the compo :)
Tetsu0 Tetsu0Positive Chaos
Posted 10 years ago2013-10-04 04:32:21 UTC Post #316076
Whoa, that's amazing! Hehe you should have seen how I tried to pull off something similar in goldsource. What did you use to make it?

Your map is looking good so far too! The land masses have a very nice look to them.
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