Halloween Contest Entry 2011 - Haunted Castle - jSoftApps

Congrats Kid_Matthew on winning this contest!

Is this is my favorite map!

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No
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33%
 
Total votes: 3

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Halloween Contest Entry 2011 - Haunted Castle - jSoftApps

Postby jSoftApps » October 29th, 2011, 10:29 pm

Hi guys! As you probably guessed by now, this is jSoftApps and this is my sandbox contest submission.

You can download it from http://www.jsoftapps.com/files/Contest.zip

Unzip the file with 7-zip (http://www.7-zip.org) or any other compression program you like.

Make sure to read README.txt when it finishes extracting.

Here is a YouTube video of the map (sorry for the low quality, this is the older version of the level)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yM0sAOqJC-I&

Here are some cool screenshots of the map:
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A screenshot


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Another screenshot


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Hey look! Another screenshot!


Hope you like it!

If you like my map, or you don't really like my map, please vote for it. I am only 13 years old and this is the best that I could do. I have never won anything in my life so please vote me for winner!

Thanks for Reading! :mrgreen:
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Re: Halloween Contest Entry 2011 - Haunted Castle - jSoftApp

Postby jSoftApps » October 30th, 2011, 9:41 am

A little update, this map has been re-packaged with hirato's packaging standards.
Also, there is a code to start the map in SP mode in case you forget to.
Please give feedback, I want to know what I need to work on.
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Re: Halloween Contest Entry 2011 - Haunted Castle - jSoftApp

Postby Leo_V117 » October 30th, 2011, 3:46 pm

Awesome!

The Packaging:
Pros:
- Nicely Packaged.
- Nice little readme.

Cons:
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The Map:
Pros:
- Nicely utilized assets.
- Nicely lit.
- Nice use of Rats.
- Reasonably scary.

Cons:
- No Mapshot.
- Incorrect proportions to my standards. I tend to use 3 cubes from a Gridsize of 3 for the height of a doorway, and 2 for the width. Comes out nicely in my opinion.

One of the better maps I've seen. Good work JsoftApps!

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Re: Halloween Contest Entry 2011 - Haunted Castle - jSoftApp

Postby jSoftApps » October 30th, 2011, 6:26 pm

Thanks Leo! I will make those changes right away!
Anybody else got feedback (I know more than leo downloaded it, my server tells me how many people did. Come on, give me feedback)
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Re: Halloween Contest Entry 2011 - Haunted Castle - jSoftApp

Postby jSoftApps » October 31st, 2011, 9:44 am

UPDATE!!! Fixed all of the things that leo told me to fix, added ground outside the castle that includes a forest, a graveyard and a pumpkin patch. Please vote for me!
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Re: Halloween Contest Entry 2011 - Haunted Castle - jSoftApp

Postby kddekadenz » October 31st, 2011, 10:13 am

PROS:
- big map
- quest

CONS:
- too foggy(!)
- too loud
- the pumpkin quest isn't an own idea
- could be scarier
- no custom content, but file is over 2 mB
- monster don't hurt you
Kelgar is an advanced RPG beeing developed in Sandbox

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Re: Halloween Contest Entry 2011 - Haunted Castle - jSoftApp

Postby jSoftApps » October 31st, 2011, 5:20 pm

The fog was meant to give it a more "Halloween" feel to it. It was meant to be very foggy.
I know that the monsters don't hurt you, that is sauerbraten only.
The pumpkin quest isn't my idea (I know) but I liked it so much that I just had to put it in my map.
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