This reminded me of "The Grim Outpost" (another E2 themed map). Real good use of an interestingly connected floor plan. Unfortunately, I did not record a demo, but I didn't run into any issues. It looks good and plays great!
Pretty Fun Level!
You've got some great output, it'd be really sweet to see you invest time into an entire cogent episode of levels :)
Another real fun throwback-ish map. I could probably repeat my previous jpal-map praise for this one. :-)
The ammo quirkiness in these maps is getting quirkier though, at least on skill 2. FWIW: I triggered a lot of infighting and picked my shots carefully, but I was completely weapon-dry at the end even WITH using the final Quad secret.
Thanks For Another Great Map!
This is another awesome map. Finished with 8/9 secrets, all kills on normal. Greenwood compared this map to the Forgotten Outpost, so I played that map too, and yeah, yours is more linear but still good. I especially like how you quickly introduce new weapons and secretly hide your secrets.
Here are a few nitpicks, if you'd like some feedback:
1) This might be a personal thing, but I don't like unnecessary narration. Like, if a door won't open, I don't need to be told "This door won't open." It's obvious. Similarly,if enemies appear, I don't think it's necessary to say, "Where do these enemies keep spawning from?" I prefer to discover all this for myself, and I like text that contributes something new to the scenario, like your message at the beginning and end related to the name of the fortress.
2) The little bridge at the end is difficult to walk under in places, the roof keeps hitting my big ole head.
Can't wait for your next map, and thanks for all the fun.
Jpqm3v2 - Revised Version!
I made an "onlyents" update to jpqm3 - primarily, added several triggered ammo pickups towards the end of the level (spawning at several stages of the final fight) for better balance at hard difficulty (so players won't run out of ammo). Few minor message trigger updates too.
New file here:
Impressive map, love all the details and atmosphere!!!
My only bad catch was few ammo boxes on hard mode.
Was great fun playing this map.
thks for your effort!
This map always crash few seconds after I get the gold key with error message:
subs.qc : sub_usetargets
subs.qc : delaythink
df_precache_*: precache can only be down in spawn functions
host_error : program error
I've tested with latest quakspasm version, in skill 1, 2 and 3...
Only Works With QSS
OK, quakespasm spiked does not have the issue.
So it seems that only QSS is supported bu this map.
Out of curiosity, were you playing the updated version or the version from the initial post?
I've tried original and updated versions, and the problem is present in both.