Chasmville is the first in a series of 5 Mapping Challenges called The Hammer Cup 2016, which has a Grand Prize of a NECA Gravity Gun, plus other prizes for second and third places.
This challenge contains 13 entries all with the idea of a Chasm as the main theme.
The main element of the map must be a chasm. Canyon, gorge, abyss, rift – whatever you want to call it, but it must be the key feature of the map.
This chasm can be inside or outside. Think the perilous pits in Black Mesa, the insane heights inside the Citadel, and the dark antlion caverns.
These are just Half-Life examples to get your brain started! Put a new spin on one of these, or come up with your own thrilling chasm!
The player is not required to cross it but it must form the main gameplay element of the map.
Bridges CAN be used but are NOT compulsory and they can be anything from huge solid metal bridges to loose, wonky wooden ones.
There CAN be puzzle elements involved in crossing the chasm or just combat.
The player could work their way to the bottom and up the other side or fly across!
- Title: ChasmVille
- Filename: hl2-ep2-sp-mc-thc16-chasmville.7z
- Size : 118MB
- Author: Confused Travolta, Bastion, Flamdar, Boonie, Pedro Marques AKA Dalannar, Dan M, Jason Gimba AKA Maki, Abdulhamid Cayirli, melc311, Niker107, Erik-Silver AKa ESToomere, Joacim Rappu, StrikeVonNice
- Date Released: 06 February 2016
In Alphabetical order, as in the mod itself:
Abyss by Confused Travolta
Coast by Bastion
Core Facility by Flamdar
Disposal by Boonie
Drain by Pedro Marques AKA Dalannar
Fissure by Dan M
High Wire by Jason Gimba AKA Maki
Megastructure by Abdulhamid Cayirli AKA crowbar
Northern Face by melc311
Outpost 57 by Niker107
Retraction Valley by Erik-Silver Toomere AKA ESToomere
The Gap by Joacim Rappu
Watering Hole by StrikeVonNice
Here are the points for ChasmVille.
Winner: Jason Gimba AKA Maki for High Wire
Second Place: Confused Travolta for Abyss
Third Place: Niker107 for Outpost 57
Full Points Listing
Confused Travolta for Abyss receives a total of 60 points
Bastion for Coast receives a total of 28 points
Flamdar for Core Facility receives a total of 22 points
Boonie for Disposal receives a total of 23 points
Pedro Marques AKA Dalannar for Drain receives a total of 34 points
Dan M Fissure receives a total of 24 points
Jason Gimba AKA Maki for High Wire receives a total of 81 points
Abdulhamid Cayirli aka Crowbar for Megastructure receives a total of 25 points
melc311 for Northern Face receives a total of 28 points
Niker107 for Outpost 57 receives a total of 48 points
Erik-Silver Toomere AKA ESToomere for Retraction Valley receives a total of 28 points
Joacim Rappu for The Gap receives a total of 29 points
StrikeVonNice for Watering Hole receives a total of 24 points
1. All three judges played the maps and ranked them first, second and third. 48 points for first, 36 for second, 24 for third and 12 points for the rest.
2. Then the maps were allocated either 0,3,6 or 9 in the following categories:
Design (layout, foreshadowing, secret areas, concept etc)
Visuals (lighting, textures, etc)
Sound (ambient sounds, voice acting, special effects etc)
Gameplay (flow, exploration, 3 dimensions etc)
Misc (g-man sightings, humour, seriousness, scares etc)
The average from each category was then added to the places.
The judges are still in discussion as to whether release the full points table.
Brane Scan by Kelly Bailey from Half-Life 2
The RunThinkShootLive.Com intro video was made by ĜL1TCĦ³: https://www.youtube.com/user/tlmmisback
Thirteen grid view icons are included in this file. To use the included grid view icon, select “Grid view” in Steam (top right corner).
Right click on “ChasmVille” and select “Set Custom Image”.
Then browse to the SourceMods folder and then to ChasmVille/steam-gridview-icons folder and select the image. Then click “Set Image” and that’s it.
Of course, you can create your own custom image if you prefer.
Previous challenges were sponsored by Nodecraft – High Performance Game Servers.
- Copy the THC16-ChasmVille folder into your …\Steam\SteamApps\sourcemods\ folder.
- Restart or start Steam.
- ChasmVille should now be listed in your Library tab.
If you require more help, please visit the Technical Help page.
You may select up to 3 entries as your favourites.
This vote DOES NOT affect the points for The Hammer Cup 2016.
WARNING: The screenshots contain spoilers.
Each map has 5 screenshots. Thanks to ArctixSnowPup for providing the screenshots!
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