Iron Mapper IRON MAPPER: Season 3 Discussion

Discussion in 'Events and Competitions' started by Deo, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. Deo

    Deo Thread Author Working on stuff! deo

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    How about another trial? The theme isn't as open as the last one, but there's still a lot you can do with it. Pretty excited to see what everyone can come up with for this one!
     
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  2. BluePlays

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    Very excited to compete in this one, I was hoping I could get a bit of a break of mapping but when another Iron Mapper starts then that break is just going to have to wait. I can't wait to see what everyone does with this theme I am looking forward to it.
     
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  3. Limesy

    Limesy Socially Inept member

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    Geez, that was quick. Awesome! Now's my chance to join since I missed the last one. The theme is really nice as well, you can do so many things with mountains other than those blank empty ones that you stumble across a lot.

    It's iron mapper, not fluffy cloud playhouse mapper. No rest, only mapping. Get back to work!! :laughing:
     
  4. Arma

    Arma A Martian Hyena member

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    WHOOHOOO!! Man, I don't know why, but it's really awesome to see this competition back! Glad I took a random visit to this site. This pretty much guarantees I'll be at least a bit more active around here. Love the theme too, I've been using elevation in pretty much all of my outdoor maps to spruce things up, so I'm fairly confident when it comes down to mapping mountains.

    ... Even though it has been around a year since I even touched RMXP for the last time. n-n" Oh well, perfect excuse to get back into it!

    Side note: Yay, I seem to have gotten my mapping badge back! =D
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  5. Radical Raptr

    Radical Raptr 78% memes radicalraptr

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    Hey Arma! it's always nice to see you! Mountains are my go to map, you can create natural borders and blockades that force the player to traverse how you want them to, while keeping the scenery fresh and interesting - I might rely on it a bit too much haha!
    It's been so long since I've sat down and worked on Game Dev work, I've just been so busy with school, I'm always excited to see your maps though! Good luck on the trial!
     
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  6. Deo

    Deo Thread Author Working on stuff! deo

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    Hey, the results for Trial II of Iron Mapper are up! Go check them out! Congrats to @NoodlesButt@NoodlesButt and @Cilerba@Cilerba!

    No ETA on Trial III, since the Pixel Slam Jam is running at the moment. Consider this your break haha.
     
  7. kirlial

    kirlial Novice member

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    That was an awesome trial and there were so many great entries! Congrats to both winners, those maps were both well deserving of a win.

    Thanks for for the critique from the judges as well, it's been helpful so far!
     
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  8. Arma

    Arma A Martian Hyena member

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    Grats CilerbaCilerba and NoodlesButtNoodlesButt! Really liked your maps, so it's no surprise to me that you guys won!

    Also thanks for the feedback, it kinda confirmed what I was thinking. I was well aware of creating a rather 'tame' and narrow map (only gave myself two 8*6 'chunks' in width to work with, in order to keep things simple). So that explains why the path was rather linear. About the "mountain top" vs "grass" tile usage, I really wanted to give the impression that the map was getting more rocky as you're going up, but I can see your point. I'll keep it in mind. Thanks again for the feedback, you can expect something more daring for next trial!
     
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  9. Munching Blue

    Munching Blue Just a new boy in school member

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    When will this event take place?? I want to participate. I couldn't participate on the game jam so I am sad as my exams where on. But now I am free.
     
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  10. Sparta

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    Well, as the judging for the Game Jam is currently underway, it'll probably be a little bit. Once the Jam has kinda died down, probably.
     
  11. Dr. Pikachu PhD

    Dr. Pikachu PhD Trust me, I'm a doctor. Technically. member

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    Lol I feel that. I failed pretty hard to at completing the game during the time period of the jam, but I LOVE mapping and I can't wait for this to start back up. In the meantime we can appease ourselves by playing all of the great new Jam games tho! ^.^
     
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  12. leilou

    leilou Trainer member

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    I look forwward to the next iron mapper, too ^-^
     
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