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A Map for Counter-Strike: Source

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gg_special: a special map with unique brush work and detail.

GG_Special

This is my entry for Surf Gurus GunGame Mapping Contest 09. www.surfgurus-clan.com Link to Contest thread I joined the contest a little bit late but I managed to create a pretty good map now in time.
You can Reach the top floor by jumping on the crates or standing on one of the lift platforms in the middle. When I created this map I wanted to build something unique but at the same time keep the spirit from the main gungame style. Wich for me means colorful, contrast textures and more brushwork than models. Some people wanted me to use the "glowing" neon textures but for the reason that they have been totaly overused the past year I don´t want use them. And its more "like me" to use other lighting effects. One other goal I had was to make something harder when it comes to gameplay. I wanted to have less cover and more open areas so Players cant hide and camp too easy. A blank field aint that good either but I think I found a pretty good balance at last.
Features
    Custom Meshes
  • Custom Textures
  • Custom Skybox "Miramar" created by Hipsot and converted to CSS by "[-B-]"
  • Custom Navigation Mesh (nav.file) for bots including place names.
  • Advanced Optimization
  • Custom Radar/overview
  • Custom motd (Welcome screen)
  • 32 spawnpoints (16 T/CT)
  • packed bsp. All files are packed in the bsp for an easy install.
The whole map is symetrical and looks same on both sides. Navigation might be hard from the beginning but the Radarview will hopefully help you with that. Wish me good luck in the contest and Please Rate,Stamp and/or leave a comment when you download. Cheers/ Alex An aim version with buyzone coming soon!

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    Posted by Tinky
    Do you realize that the map is 30mb?

    Yes I do.
    Custom content takes space. skybox textures, map textures, radar textures, welcome screen, custom navigation files ex. is packed into that file together with the map itself.

    I can give you a deeper explanation if you want but I hope this is enough.
    I hope you like the map. Cheers/ Alex
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    Do you realize that the map is 30 mb?
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    Posted by HellRaisedSurfer
    shure ill try... i dont think he'll listen but i try :D


    Ok thanks :)
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    Posted by madcow777

    Congrantz and i knew something was fishy about that contest. The judges sucked anyways and they didn't set it up right. To me it seem it was their 1st time doing it and didn't know what the hell their were doing :/ Only thing I care about is that i had fun making a new map :D


    will you please remove that "judges" its all lightning who controlled it :p .... we didnt have anything to do:p

    but gz at winning


    Thanks! hey do you think you can "push" lighting alittle bit for me so I get my price? I have lost my patience now... :-/


    shure ill try... i dont think he'll listen but i try :D

    10/10

    Surfing Fevah!
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    Posted by HellRaisedSurfer

    Posted by madcow777

    Congrantz and i knew something was fishy about that contest. The judges sucked anyways and they didn't set it up right. To me it seem it was their 1st time doing it and didn't know what the hell their were doing :/ Only thing I care about is that i had fun making a new map :D


    will you please remove that "judges" its all lightning who controlled it :p .... we didnt have anything to do:p

    but gz at winning


    Thanks! hey do you think you can "push" lighting alittle bit for me so I get my price? I have lost my patience now... :-/
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    Posted by madcow777

    Congrantz and i knew something was fishy about that contest. The judges sucked anyways and they didn't set it up right. To me it seem it was their 1st time doing it and didn't know what the hell their were doing :/ Only thing I care about is that i had fun making a new map :D


    will you please remove that "judges" its all lightning who controlled it :p .... we didnt have anything to do:p

    but gz at winning

    10/10

    Surfing Fevah!
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    Congrantz and i knew something was fishy about that contest. The judge sucked anyways and they didn't set it up right. To me it seem it was their 1st time doing it and didn't know what the hell their were doing :/ Only thing I care about is that i had fun making a new map :D
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    Posted by madcow777

    Did you win?


    Yes I did :D 1th place!

    But I haven´t got my price yet -.-´...

    btw The Aim version is a little bit delayed but I will try and get it up here someday next week.
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    Did you win?
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    Its because I'm a member of the same studio, but still 10/10

    10/10

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Alex a12killingspree
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Programs Used: Hammer world editor, Photoshop CS3, Gimp, Powerpoint 2007, Pakrat, Notepad and additional Source tools.

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