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Bartman's Freebuild

Author File Description
Bartman82
File Details
Map Size: 400x400 (Large)
This 'Freebuild' map is fairly normal. It has plenty of resources available.
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NGAL_Fingal I like it.
Two good things are

1 It is very realistic it isn't like there is 1 massive iron mine or a massive quarry. It's all naturaly spread outwith a waterfall running into a river ending in a swamp

2 It had a nice wide space for building so you weren't cramped.
Ztolk
Rating
3.2
Breakdown
Playability4.0
Balance3.0
Creativity4.0
Map Design3.0
Story/Instructions2.0
A pretty good free build. The resources were spread all over the map, and had a central flat region in the middle, which made for a very efficient economy. The map was not very well done; it had lots of bare areas, with little transition between two different areas. If you are looking for a free build, I recommend this map.
Bartman82
File Author
Well, at least you liked it ;) But remember, it was the first map I ever made, so it's very basic...
black_lord
Rating
3.0
Breakdown
Playability4.0
Balance4.0
Creativity3.0
Map Design3.0
Story/Instructions1.0
Playability: a very good and playable map, if I ever want to play a free build map, I almost always choose this map to play, because it had much open spaces, much resources and, just a very good free build map. I even think that a 4 is justified.

Balance: All the resources are good balanced, in a good distance of each other, and for the rest I just set the score so that it doesnt effect the overall score that much.

Creativity: I've seen some creativity in this map, but it doesn't really jump out in some ways, which I think is a bit hard because you don't have any events, 1 tip I have to give you: place a signpost. But sice this is your first map, a 3 is certainly deserved.

Map design: Hmm, here we see one of the weak points of the map: map design is good, but it is average, it had very much bare areas and not much transition between 2 areas, I liked the river, but no more then that. However a 3 is deserved here to.

Story/Instructions: Too bad: not much story (correction: almost none). Always include a story, or it gets the rating down, like here. If I dont find inspiration, you can always ask for a story, this is for all the players out there.

Balance (revised): Normally a 3 would be given here, but a 2,8 would be to less, so I decied to give it a generous 4 (let's say: +1 for spreading of resources), so it evens up to a 3 as a overall socre, which is still to less, but hey ...

Overall: All the players who want to play this map: Do it, because it's a very good free build map, it allows you to make a strong castle with a very strong economy (hint: place a signpost in the editor).

[Edited on 10/16/09 @ 06:39 PM]


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Rating
3.1
Breakdown
Playability4.0
Balance3.5
Creativity3.5
Map Design3.0
Story/Instructions1.5
Statistics
Downloads:3,325
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Size:564.04 KB
Added:12/17/01