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Barn night update from the creator

Discussion in 'Saxton Hale - 193.192.59.191:27055' started by Benjamin, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. Benjamin

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    Hi Panda Community

    I have recently started to play on the Saxton Hale server and I really like it on there.

    I saw that in the map cycle, there was my map vsh_barn_night_final and that made me a bit happy, but also remembered how clustered and dark that version was. I also saw some complains in the chat about the very same thing.

    Therefore, I went back to my vmf files and continued on the map and first off made it brighter. I made a new way to the underground and added numerous nobuild triggers for engie spots. Also a new area.

    Now I am here to ask if the new version could replace the old one and see if the community likes it.

    I'm not sharing the bsp here as I don't a million versions to be out there. I thinking that I could send it to Kevin instead, if he likes the new version.


    Here are some screenshots of the important changes.

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  2. Kevin

    Kevin Founder
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    sure i'll accept your friends request once i'm home from work and then we can discuss it further :)
     
  3. Sudden

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    Kind of pointless considering anyone who joins the server while the map is on will download the bsp. They could then upload it anywhere.
     
  4. Kevin

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    but you can put logos on it and brand it specific ;)
     
  5. Sudden

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    Branding/community advertisements on maps are annoying and obnoxious tbh, even when they're on that community's servers. I've seen branded community maps on other communities, so I wouldn't say it necessarily deters others from using the map. A simple, "Map created by: [name]" logo somewhere on the map is sufficient enough to accredit the creator.

    Here's your branding lol
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  6. Kevin

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    how is it annoying to see a decal on a few spots?

    our dust showdown map on vsh was especially made for us and i havent seen anyone else running it so branding does kind of help to keep it low. :)
     
  7. Sudden

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    The branding I've seen has mostly been giant billboards, logos, text, ect. I haven't played on the vsh showdown map so I cannot comment on its appearance. But there's a bit of a balance that needs to be found with branding. If it's too heavy-handed, it gets to be annoying and obnoxious. If it's too subtle, it's not likely to deter others from using it.
     
  8. Benjamin

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    I didn't want to share it because I have small adjustments before final compile. :p

    PS: I'm still open to suggestions
     
  9. Da Random

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    You could just be one of those guys who injects a nodraw hack into the final .bsp to prevent anyone from decompiling it without errors :kappa:
     
  10. Benjamin

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    Pretty sure I'm the real creator. Why so paranoid? :D

    Datproof u poop.PNG
     
  11. Geronimo

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    I kind of like this "new" version of Barn Night, could we perhaps also add it to Freak Fortress 2 servers..?
     
  12. Baka

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    We should use this one, it seems like it's more open ended and less likely for reds to camp in the same area.
     
  13. Benjamin

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    That's was kinda the point of this post.;)
     
  14. Aquilot

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    I can't wait for that new version of the map to be added!! :D
    I have Goosejumps!!! :D:
     
  15. chaz

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    Im liking it, being one of my top 3 favourite maps, the darkness of the outside area was very annoying. Im excited to play on it and explore the new area too.
     
  16. Benjamin

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    Yea, but I don't know when Kevin actually adds it to the server :/ I also excited to get it tested. I could take advantage of the waiting time and improve the map even more.
     
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    Pretty much done. I don't know what to change or what to do before people play it. Sadly, Kevin is always too busy.
     
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    TBH I don't think this will be updated.