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REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Blitzaholic on Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:50 am

Concise description:
the 3 least maps played per year should be seriously considered for revamping or removing.


Specifics:
check on a quarterly basis and report out the top 10 maps being played the least amount, then by years end the 3 maps that are rarely played or are played much more minimally then the rest automatically need revamping and or removing.

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
Having more playable maps if revamped and or save room for other maps if removed, I rather they be revamped.





respects blitzy



others thoughts?
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Re: REVAMP cetain MAPS

Postby Woodruff on Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:59 am

Blitzaholic wrote:Concise description:
the 3 least maps played per year should be seriously considered for revamping or removing.
Specifics:
check on a quarterly basis and report out the top 10 maps being played the least amount, then by years end the 3 maps that are rarely played or are played much more minimally then the rest automatically need revamping and or removing.
This will improve the following aspects of the site:
Having more playable maps if revamped and or same room for other maps if removed.
others thoughts?


I've always been of the opinion that "the more maps the merrier" personally (unless space is a real issue). Of course, that doesn't apply to revamping at all, just the potential removal. The other real problem with this is the new RANDOM MAP feature...once that's going long-term, that may fog-up the results of this sort of a query.
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Re: REVAMP cetain MAPS

Postby perchorin on Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:18 am

I'm a big fan of this idea. I hope there is not and never will be a limit on the total number of maps available, but definitely some of the lesser ones could use a revamp or in extreme case removal. I'm looking at you Madness! I love playing random maps, and this would make it even better.
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Re: REVAMP cetain MAPS

Postby wcaclimbing on Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:26 am

I don't think any of the maps should be removed.
Even if not many people like them, the maps should stay for the few people that enjoy playing on them.

Crosswords, for example. even though it isn't the most popular map, it still brings back memories for me and I enjoy having a game on it every now and then.
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Re: REVAMP cetain MAPS

Postby Hatchman on Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:44 am

I agree with Blitzy. Good idea.
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Blitzaholic on Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:33 am

I don't necessarily want any map removed either unless it is being played so little to none by almost virtually everyone, but for sure, there needs to be at least revampage on the top 3 to 5 maps that are played the least.


this would help the map maker get ideas to improve it, either will graphics, or enlarge it, game play, etc.
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Kotaro on Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:38 am

If you want something revamped... Do it yourself? You can't MAKE people revamp their maps; they've already worked long and hard to get it done. And besides that, making the map look any better won't distract from the shitty gameplay. If it's not fun, it doesn't matter if it's done by an artist made it, it won't be played.
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby brutalsleeper on Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:28 am

Kotaro wrote:If you want something revamped... Do it yourself? You can't MAKE people revamp their maps; they've already worked long and hard to get it done. And besides that, making the map look any better won't distract from the shitty gameplay. If it's not fun, it doesn't matter if it's done by an artist made it, it won't be played.

Sadly you may be wrong a map that is aesthetchicly pleasing will distract people from poor game play. But you are right that if you want a map fixed you should do it your self but in some cases it is hard to understand the public opinion on all maps.
Luckily i have recently posted a suggestion of rating maps so people can then know which maps need to be revamped.
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Blitzaholic on Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:50 am

Kotaro wrote:If you want something revamped... Do it yourself? You can't MAKE people revamp their maps; they've already worked long and hard to get it done. And besides that, making the map look any better won't distract from the shitty gameplay. If it's not fun, it doesn't matter if it's done by an artist made it, it won't be played.




Are you totally stupid or just have stupid kotora? Your faulty tinted perception or reality is warped to the hilts, but if you are a still a little kid, that would explain it. I am not making anybody do anything, (hence the thread is named suggestions & bugs) this is just merely a SUGGESTION to help enhance any map that may not be played much, with some improvements it could be played more and gain popularity. This is NOT an insult to any map maker, but a suggestion on possible improvement.




hatchman wrote:I agree with Blitzy. Good idea.




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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Kotaro on Tue Jul 14, 2009 12:25 pm

Blitzaholic wrote:Are you totally stupid or just have stupid kotora? Your faulty tinted perception or reality is warped to the hilts, but if you are a still a little kid, that would explain it. I am not making anybody do anything, (hence the thread is named suggestions & bugs) this is just merely a SUGGESTION to help enhance any map that may not be played much, with some improvements it could be played more and gain popularity. This is NOT an insult to any map maker, but a suggestion on possible improvement.


*Yawn* Flaming up your own thread. And LOL, call someone stupid, then show how you can't read a persons username. Very effective. If you don't want criticism, don't post; pissing yourself every time someone disagrees with you, is quite pathetic.

Suggesting that someone change up their map is an insult. People had months of foundry process time to talk about the maps; to even suggest that any of them need changing, is a shot at their map. None of the maps even look bad at all. If you wanted a map or two to be changed up, you should go to the mapmaker, not ask the admins to "seriously consider ramping or removing" them. And to quote your specifics ecactly:

Specifics:
check on a quarterly basis and report out the top 10 maps being played the least amount, then by years end the 3 maps that are rarely played or are played much more minimally then the rest automatically need revamping and or removing.


Dumb suggestion is dumb.
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Hatchman on Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:25 pm

I would be curious to know which are the 5 least played maps. Anyone?

And Kotaro, surely you agree that a few maps are, shall we say, dated? Put your glasses on and have a look at the graphics. (I shall not name maps.)
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby juventino on Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:16 am

The problem for me with this suggestion is, but perhaps you want to revamp this aspect too, is that I think the map isnt played for more reason then the graphics. The maps with poor gameplay will end up in the bottom and only a design-revamp will not help them.
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Kotaro on Wed Jul 15, 2009 1:59 pm

hatchman wrote:I would be curious to know which are the 5 least played maps. Anyone?

And Kotaro, surely you agree that a few maps are, shall we say, dated? Put your glasses on and have a look at the graphics. (I shall not name maps.)


I will agree that not every map looks like it was made by a graphic master, however, they all have pretty damn good gameplay, and I don't see any need for a revamp at all.
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Hatchman on Wed Jul 15, 2009 2:29 pm

Kotaro wrote:
hatchman wrote:I would be curious to know which are the 5 least played maps. Anyone?

And Kotaro, surely you agree that a few maps are, shall we say, dated? Put your glasses on and have a look at the graphics. (I shall not name maps.)


I will agree that not every map looks like it was made by a graphic master, however, they all have pretty damn good gameplay, and I don't see any need for a revamp at all.


How about retaining identical gameplay but sharpening up the graphics, make it more pleasing to zee eye?
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Re: REVAMP certain MAPS

Postby Kotaro on Wed Jul 15, 2009 2:45 pm

hatchman wrote:
How about retaining identical gameplay but sharpening up the graphics, make it more pleasing to zee eye?


Which is, of course, fine, except how Blitz is stating it.

3 maps that are rarely played or are played much more minimally then the rest automatically need revamping and or removing.


These people that have designed these maps have each gone through a long, hard process, in which all graphics were discussed, and the map itself was adjusted many times. To require them to change their designs is an insult to the hard work, and stupid, because people had months to complain about them.

If anyone wants to revamp a map, they merely do it themselves, after PMing the map maker and asking his permission. It's already available, so get off your lazy ass and do it yourself.
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