For Valentine’s Day, Map Labs announced a short mapping challenge. This one was a Test Tube, which means it only ran for a few days instead of the typical 3 weeks.
The theme was to make a map featuring a companion or sidekick character. Bonus challenge for creating the map with a companion as well!
The challenge recieved 7 entries and 1 bonus map, here they are!
- Title: Companion Piece
- Filename: sdk-2013-sp-mlc-companionpiece.7z
- Size : 197 MB
- Author: The_GuardianTM, White_Red_Dragons, Matt71490 AKA Event Horizon, Steven Cabbage, Jean Knapp aka XBLAH, Aleksandr Lavrinovitš aka alex_mmc, 1UpD, Tiop, Dave, PineappleSurprise, David Driver-Gomm, Kralich, JanKaszanka, Aran
- Date Released: 26 February 2019
Sorry, this version cannot be used with Gauge.
- Make sure you have the Upcoming branch of the Source SDK Base 2013 Singleplayer installed in Steam and run at least once. (Properties – Betas – select upcoming from the dropdown list).
- Copy the “companionpiece” folder into your SourceMods folder.
- Restart or start Steam.
- Companion Piece should now be listed in your Library tab.
If you decide to use the Per-Map Opinion Images, please either watch the video below or use the file below:
Listed as they are displayed in the mod itself:
Carnival Wanderlust by The_GuardianTM and White_Red_Dragons
Mapper’s Block by Matt71490 AKA Event Horizon
Hazardous Route by Steven Cabbage
Kraken by Jean “XBLAH” Knapp and Aleksandr “alex_mmc” Lavrinovitš
The Hatchling by 1UpD, Tiop, and Dave
Roller Mill by PineappleSurprise
Crate Expectations by David Driver-Gomm and Kralich
A Map with No Name by JanKaszanka and Aran (bonus map)
Time for you to share your thoughts! Vote for your top 3 Companion Piece maps. Poll closes 15th March 2019.
Which 3 Companion Piece maps are your favorites?
- Crate Expectations by David Driver-Gomm and Kralich (5%, 4 Votes)
- Roller Mill by PineappleSurprise (15%, 12 Votes)
- The Hatchling by 1UpD, Tiop, and Dave (22%, 17 Votes)
- Kraken by Jean "XBLAH" Knapp and Aleksandr "alex_mmc" Lavrinovitš (26%, 20 Votes)
- Hazardous Route by Steven Cabbage (17%, 13 Votes)
- Mapper's Block by Matt71490 AKA Event Horizon (8%, 6 Votes)
- Carnival Wanderlust by The_GuardianTM and White_Red_Dragons (8%, 6 Votes)
Total Voters: 34
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