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any quality maps lately?

User is offline   pacman 

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Has there been any quality releases this year? I have the Apocolypse part 2 map still on my agenda to play when I find some free time, but im looking for other quality maps made at least this year.
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User is offline   Paul B 

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View Postpacman, on 14 May 2018 - 09:01 AM, said:

Has there been any quality releases this year? I have the Apocolypse part 2 map still on my agenda to play when I find some free time, but im looking for other quality maps made at least this year.


Yea, it has been a slow start to the year for releases. The only map from 2018 that I've added was Demolition Duke http://www.dukemaps.net/?p=9758

I've also been really busy lately along with probably everyone else so I haven't had any time to go digging around. Our 1 month old baby is keeping us pretty busy.

Just noticed this map: https://forums.duke4...ease-dark-seed/ looks like a gooder! I've been kind of absent on these forums lately so my apologies.


This post has been edited by Paul B: 14 May 2018 - 09:23 AM

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User is offline   DavoX 

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Congrats on being a father Paul! I know it's a lot of work, I had twins on the most important moment of Ion Maiden development, go figure :blink:


Wish I had time to play more user maps for Duke. I'd be able to contribute a few names. Did you try the Shaky grounds series? Great maps!


This post has been edited by DavoX: 14 May 2018 - 12:03 PM

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User is offline   Nancsi 

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I think people stopped making usermaps and focus more on projects. Ion Maiden while a standalone game, can be considered a new massive Duke TC. And we shouldn't forget that Gambini and Mikko will return this year with an even better and more badass version of DNF2013 TC. With these two shaping up - adding the release of the PC version of Total Meltdown - we can safely say this was a more than just successful year for all Duke fans.
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User is offline   Fox 

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The most preeminent Duke mappers sold themselves for Ion Maiden.

This post has been edited by Fox: 14 May 2018 - 01:20 PM

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User is online   Mark. 

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No I didn't. :lol: :rolleyes:
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User is offline   Nancsi 

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View PostFox, on 14 May 2018 - 01:19 PM, said:

The most preeminent Duke mappers sold themselves for Ion Maiden.


And there is a fat chance many of the community mappers will jump on this bandwagon after the full release.
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User is offline   Ninety-Six 

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For the immediate period following the release, probably. After that I don't see any reason why they wouldn't return to Duke mapping as well as making IM maps.
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User is offline   Trooper Dan 

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View PostNinety-Six, on 14 May 2018 - 03:17 PM, said:

For the immediate period following the release, probably. After that I don't see any reason why they wouldn't return to Duke mapping as well as making IM maps.


Are we talking about whether the IM mappers will return to making Duke 3D maps, or are we talking about whether the other Duke 3D mappers will make maps for IM, or something else entirely?
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User is online   Mark. 

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I might have missed them but in my experience I haven't seen a lot of mappers make maps for many TCs after they are released. I don't know why. You have lots of new assets to have fun with.
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User is offline   Mike Norvak 

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Well this demo have four maps. You can judge the quality by yourself

http://www.moddb.com...tic-realms-demo


This post has been edited by Mike Norvak: 14 May 2018 - 03:48 PM

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User is online   Micky C 

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Not to mention there's the AMC TC Episode 3 coming out this year, which has had 4ish veteran mappers working on and off for around 3 years.

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User is offline   Jblade 

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you really need to stop whoring that mod out every chance you get micky, you talk about it 10x more than I do :P
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User is online   Mister Sinister 

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This year has been poor on releases so far, as well as last year and people are very short on replies these days.
Also lot's of ads in this thread.
Here are my recommendations for recent maps.
There was a Plug'n'Pray remake for EDuke, Duketroid is a pretty good map done in Metroidvania style, Mr. The Killer is a funny mod based on an indie game I never played, ToiletDuck releases a lot of doom-like maps, which are severely underrated on this site, Devil's Gate never even got released on this forums, but it's an alright map, maybe you missed Spacetronic and also check Sanek's small story driven map Dark Seed.

Since everybody else is doing it, get ready for some of the lowest form of self-advertising: check my maps Naked Dash (a puzzle heavy surreal Portal-like map) and HEALTH (ultrahard doom-like survival excercise).

This post has been edited by Mister Sinister: 15 May 2018 - 01:11 AM

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User is offline   Trooper Dan 

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View PostMister Sinister, on 15 May 2018 - 01:02 AM, said:

Also lot's of ads in this thread.


The OP is essentially asking for ads, so what do you expect?
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User is offline   Mike Norvak 

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Well this map has lots of comments, so it must be the better one released this year.

https://forums.duke4...pmap-oh-god-why


This post has been edited by Mike Norvak: 15 May 2018 - 08:52 PM

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User is offline   Maisth 

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I myself will admit that even for me it has been a slow year in mapping, specially for Duke3D i've been too busy with other projects and life, fortunately i got some time free for a little bit and i'm currently working again on Detain and hopefully can finish it this year.

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