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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #30 on: November 15, 2008, 06:47:49 pm »
Only feasible concept for underwater I can figure would be enclosed underwater facilities, with no access to the outside (and the outside would only be there, really, to say "Hey!  Look!  I'm an underwater level!  Look at me!").  Again, though, unless someone can come up with a damn good explanation for why such an isolated underwater facility would even be considered a priority target by the aliens, it is nothing more than an artistic exercise, and mildly resource-inefficient at that. 

Perhaps for multiplayer, maybe.

It would allow for recovering shot-down/crashed UFOs that land in the water... I mean we can go into space, but we can't go deeper than shoulder high water?

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #31 on: November 17, 2008, 05:05:54 am »
I mean we can go into space, but we can't go deeper than shoulder high water?
Yep.
Besides, It would require the building of an entirely new toolset to build those maps.

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #32 on: April 04, 2009, 06:37:10 am »
It would be cool if the wiki had a screenshot of every map, so that people know not to duplicate an existing theme. Any takers?

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #33 on: April 04, 2009, 09:42:55 am »
We're supposed to have (small) screenshots for maps for use ingame, during map selection for skirmish and multiplayer. They don't exist for all maps yet, though, but maybe it can help?

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #34 on: April 04, 2009, 09:50:33 am »
It would allow for recovering shot-down/crashed UFOs that land in the water... I mean we can go into space, but we can't go deeper than shoulder high water?
A bit of a bump...

Maybe those UFO's landed on a small, non-descript sandbar with shallow water around it. Yes, it might be a small map, with the UFO and landing ship almost next to each other, but it would only need shoulder high water ...

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« Reply #35 on: April 04, 2009, 10:18:52 am »
We're supposed to have (small) screenshots for maps for use ingame, during map selection for skirmish and multiplayer. They don't exist for all maps yet, though, but maybe it can help?
Is it OK if we upload them to the wiki? Loading the game to check them isn't always convenient.

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« Reply #36 on: April 04, 2009, 10:20:20 am »
It would allow for recovering shot-down/crashed UFOs that land in the water... I mean we can go into space, but we can't go deeper than shoulder high water?
See also: this. Not sure if there are any technical barriers.
« Last Edit: April 04, 2009, 10:27:25 am by SharkD »

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« Reply #37 on: April 04, 2009, 10:30:08 am »
Is it OK if we upload them to the wiki? Loading the game to check them isn't always convenient.

Yes, I see no reason why not.

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #38 on: June 06, 2009, 03:32:23 pm »
Hi, the link to the WIKI at the start of this thread seems to be hijacked

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #39 on: June 07, 2009, 11:52:41 pm »
Why not combine crash/city maps and have a sky scraper half collapsed with a UFO sticking out the side of it.

I realise that idea is quite ambitious but it could be a fun challenge. I'd take it on myself but I'm inexperienced with mapping for UFO:AI for the moment.

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« Reply #40 on: June 08, 2009, 12:27:07 am »
There are tutorials to help you get up to speed. Once you get the hang of the mapper interface it isn't that hard.

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #41 on: June 09, 2009, 06:32:32 pm »
I'm quite familiar with Radiant so it shouldn't take too long for me to learn and throw something together.

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #42 on: March 28, 2010, 07:33:03 pm »
Airplane. Hey Aliens gotta learn how we fly to hmmm?
ISS. A space station would be cool and make detachable pods to trap aliens and kill them while they plumet to the ground or your troops.  :(
Moon Base. It said that the united americas or whatever had a moon base right? what if they kept it open for military reasons?

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« Reply #43 on: March 28, 2010, 08:16:04 pm »
UN specifically evacuated both the moon base and space stations after the initial strike.

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Re: suggestions for new maps
« Reply #44 on: March 28, 2010, 09:30:37 pm »
I'm quite familiar with Radiant so it shouldn't take too long for me to learn and throw something together.

that would be cool - new maps are always welcome