Map design - How can i create user (community) map?

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Map design - How can i create user (community) map?

Post by Stratego (dev) » Sat Aug 01, 2015 8:17 pm

Designing a Random or a Skirmish map
- A random map can be used on your own device as a normal random map, you can not create multiplayer game out of it since others does not know the map, later when we have MAP Market we can share the maps we have and can launch multiplayer games on it.) A random map can contain only terrain and “terrain” like objects (deers, bears, big stones and so on)
- A complete skirmish map will appear in the Campaigns/Own maps section, you can play the map, but you will not receive any gems for completing it.

How to design a map:
1. Go to “Map editing” menuitem
2. Draft list: You see the list of draft maps you are working on currently, or nothing if you came here for the first time.
-- a. On this form you can
-- -- i. Create a new map draft (random/skirmish) - a button below
-- -- ii. Publish it to your phone (random maplist / campaigns - Own maps section) - longclick on a draft map
-- -- iii. Send it to developer to offer it implementing into the core game as normal gem paying FAN map / as a built in random map.
-- b. Now hit the “Create” button
3. Map type selector form: you see a form where you can set
-- a. Map size
-- b. Map design name
-- c. Type (Random/Skirmish)
-- -- i. Random
-- -- ii. Skirmish
4. Editing the map: you are transferred to the mapeditor where you can
-- a. edit terrain
-- b. edit units (only on skirmish map)
-- c. change players and game setup (only on skirmish map)
-- d. edit the triggers
5. Activating the Draft map:
-- a. when you quit from the mapeditor it automatically saved the draft that will appear in the drafts list
-- b. longclick on the map and you see the “Activate as Random map” / “Activate as Skirmish map”, hit the option
-- c. now the map appears in the
-- -- i. random map list (when you create a random map you will see your map)
-- -- ii. Own maps list, where you can play the designed “FAN” map.
6. Modify map: You can modify the draft anytime and re-activate it after any fixes.
7. Deleting draft: If the activated map is ready, needs no further fixes, you can delete the draft by lonclicking on it

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Re: Map design - How can i create user (community) map?

Post by COOLguy » Sat Aug 01, 2015 9:00 pm

:D
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Post by Stratego (dev) » Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:15 pm

please someone design a small FAN map with the editor, and send me, so we can test how the flow is forking (flow of implementing a map that was made by a FAN)

and also sending me any suggestions about the editor and about this flow.

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Post by Stratego (dev) » Wed Aug 05, 2015 7:40 pm

- new RANDOM map made by mapeditor: river pass - thanks to Chris!
- new FAN map made by mapeditor: Desert pirates thanks to CoolGuy!

please test/play these maps so see if they have any flaws - thanks!

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Post by COOLguy » Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:05 am

Is there a way to de-activate maps from your "Own Maps" list?
Thanks!
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Post by TheBluePhoenix » Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:15 am

Uhhh i cannot find my 'own maps' section. I activated a map but cannot find it now
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Re: Map design - How can i create user (community) map?

Post by Hardeep » Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:47 pm

COOLguy wrote:Is there a way to de-activate maps from your "Own Maps" list?
With power of longtap, duh :roll:
TheBluePhoenix wrote:Uhhh i cannot find my 'own maps' section. I activated a map but cannot find it now
Go to campaigns, the lowest option in campaign menu will say own maps :)
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Post by COOLguy » Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:54 pm

Hardeep wrote:
COOLguy wrote:Is there a way to de-activate maps from your "Own Maps" list?
With power of longtap, duh :roll:
Dude, Daniel added that in after I suggested it there. :) :arrow: 8-)
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Post by Hardeep » Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:59 pm

COOLguy wrote:
Hardeep wrote:
COOLguy wrote:Is there a way to de-activate maps from your "Own Maps" list?
With power of longtap, duh :roll:
Dude, Daniel added that in after I suggested it there. :) :arrow: 8-)
Whatever you say, champ ;)
Whatever makes you feel better
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Re: Map design - How can i create user (community) map?

Post by COOLguy » Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:27 pm

lol :)
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