3×10: Competition 2: DefendVille

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

For this competition, you must create a scenario where you have to defend your outpost from a Combine attack.

The player should have approximately 10 minutes to prepare for the defence, including moving turrets, or other obstacles.

Ideally, the design would allow for players to try slightly different strategies on replays.


15th November 2013 124 Comments

AmbushVille Podcast

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

In this podcast I talk to Mark Allen, Justin Carlton and Darren Weekes about their entries to the AmbushVille mod, their approach to building a map in such a short time and other mapping topics.

If you have any specific questions , please post them as comments and I or the guest will respond.


10th November 2013 9 Comments

Perplexity

for Half-Life 2: Episode Two

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

Here we go again with another of “Miigaa’s maps”! Follow the route through various puzzles and combat until you reach the final battle.

As with all of his maps, enjoy the beautifully lit and composed areas but be aware that your sightseeing could turn into fighting for your life at any time.

Enjoy!

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Total Downloads: 2,4006th November 2013
44 Comments and 17 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

AmbushVille

for Half-Life 2: Episode Two

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

This is the first mod in the 3×10 Mapping Competition Series.

Mapper were tasked with creating an ambush scene.

“The winning map will be the one that sets up the ambush in the best way, paying attention to the atmosphere, the surprise and the general gameplay. If a map sets up the ambush beautifully but is then boring to play, it won’t win.

Attention to detail is very important in this competition. I would much prefer smaller but highly polished maps than larger, less polished maps.”

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Total Downloads: 2,30829th October 2013
38 Comments and 17 recommendations, most say "Play It Now!"

Energy Testing Chamber

for Half-Life

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

These short 2 maps came second in TWHL’s Test Chamber Mapping Competition back in November 2005.

You play no part in the introduction of the sample at the beginning but once the shit hits the fan, it’s up to you to find a way out.

I accept that there is no combat in these maps and therefore technically they shouldn’t be listed on the site, but I felt there was enough puzzle elements ad the fact that it’s set in Black Mesa was justification to include it.

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Total Downloads: 67814th October 2013
5 Comments and 5 recommendations with no significant bias

3×10: Competition 1: AmbushVille

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

For this competition, you must create a senario where you are ambushed by Combine Forces.

There are no limits to map(s) size or playtime. You can set the map in any environment that you want.

Please see the rest of this post for full details.


11th October 2013 58 Comments

Test Lab 16

for Half-Life

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

This short map won TWHL’s Test Chamber Mapping Competition back in November 2005.

Here is the original brief: “For this competition, you must build a functioning and original test chamber, similar to the one in HL where everything goes wrong. There should be a specimen of some description being tested, and then everything should go horribly wrong (again). You can include other sections in the map if you wish, but you shouldn’t let that detract you from making a detailed and original test chamber.”

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Total Downloads: 9747th October 2013
8 Comments and 5 recommendations with no significant bias

TREE: Wrap Up Podcast

Single Player First Person Shooter Maps and Mods for Half-Life 1, 2 and Episodes 1, 2 and 3

Believe it or not but we have come to the end of The Replay Experience Experiment.

Here is the seventh and final podcast, where Don and I discuss the event and our favourite moments.

Please feel free to post and discuss yours.

Both Don and I will respond to any comments you may make, so please don’t hesitate to comment.


6th October 2013 No Comments