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Old 08-20-2006, 04:25 PM   #1
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Default Anyone want to help me with an idea for a map?

Or more specifically, a single room. I have been messing around with the SDK since it was released, but I have zero creativity in making something from scratch. I only know how to emulate and copy others (hence, I started recreating scenes from movies, etc). Once I have something started, I tend to be able to add my own flair and expand, but until then, I'm lost.

So go ahead and post any ideas you want to share with me for a map. Preferably something small. Don't say "Recreate the entire first level of Deus Ex LOLz!!!1one." And yes I had already thought of that. Haha.

I'm moving into an apartment this weekend (after living with my parents for the last 20 years) so I want to start occupying my time by working on Level Design a bit.

You may also use this thread to post any ideas that you want to share with others if you feel like it.

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Old 08-20-2006, 04:40 PM   #2
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How about a brothel with Elexis and Jessica models placed all over
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Old 08-20-2006, 05:22 PM   #3
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Default Re: Anyone want to help me with an idea for a map?

I have 2-3 vmf files I will never work on again probably but got kinda far in the brush work and texturing, would you like to see those?

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Old 08-20-2006, 06:52 PM   #4
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Default Re: Anyone want to help me with an idea for a map?

Sure, perhaps it will give me some inspiration.

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Old 08-20-2006, 07:52 PM   #5
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Default Re: Anyone want to help me with an idea for a map?

File #82 on this page is something I created to help boost mappers with single player Source maps, can easily be ported over to SiN:E with little effort and it's got a big fat 3D skybox to play with:
http://www.sdknuts.com/?sdk=fileall
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Old 08-20-2006, 11:19 PM   #6
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That is an HL2 map in case anyone is suprised.

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Old 08-21-2006, 02:38 AM   #7
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Default Re: Anyone want to help me with an idea for a map?

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Or more specifically, a single room. I have been messing around with the SDK since it was released, but I have zero creativity in making something from scratch. I only know how to emulate and copy others (hence, I started recreating scenes from movies, etc). Once I have something started, I tend to be able to add my own flair and expand, but until then, I'm lost.

I have the same problem, but lately I've been making a lab from blueprints I found online and for the same lab I found video clips of each and every single room. I'm trying to recreate it from the blueprints and video clips.


Yep, no creativity there... and it's kinda boring, because I'm just remaking what I see.
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Old 08-21-2006, 03:57 AM   #8
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Default Re: Anyone want to help me with an idea for a map?

Yeah, that pretty much describes me.

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Old 08-21-2006, 10:55 AM   #9
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You can always recreate your bedroom or living room. Maybe make it a rat map?
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Old 08-21-2006, 01:27 PM   #10
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You can always recreate your bedroom or living room. Maybe make it a rat map?
Alright, making a rat map of my living room does sound interesting. I'll give it a try.
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:17 AM   #11
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Default Re: Anyone want to help me with an idea for a map?

I can get images of my tafe lobby i go back there in 2 weeks or i could try draw a render of what it looks like and scan it in to my pc.

It makes for some good action if done with the right tweaking to certain places.

Only thing is its 2 story building i wanna try create it and my mapping skills suck balls so ill throw it out to some1 who might like the idea and ill let them have at it.

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