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  1. Pat_Pas

    Manu's Maps for up to 5 Players

    Hey chem, it's just i was addicted to some games on Xbox, i didn't completely quit with cnc, but put time into some other games. But every now and then i start the CnC engine to have a good damn battle Maybe I create another map if i got a little time, cool to hear that they are still played and enjoyed, it's been a while now. Just yesterday i had a random battle and the host chose one of my maps but I need a bit practise again, I'm not that fast anymore
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    Manu's Maps for up to 5 Players

    I am glad you like it... it had it's best moments when the number of players was limited to 5
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    Manu's Battlemaps (1vs1, 2vs2, 3vs3)

    Next 3vs3 Edition of an existing map: Freezy Battlefield Vol.III 3vs3 6P scm173ea.bin scm173ea.ini
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    Manu's Battlemaps (1vs1, 2vs2, 3vs3)

    Hi, my first 3vs3 - 6 Player battlemap mod based on the famous circles of death: Circles of Death II 3vs3 6P Download both files below Enjoy! scm164ea.bin scm164ea.ini
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    Manu's Battlemaps (1vs1, 2vs2, 3vs3)

    Hi my next battlemap after Polluted Villages: Polluted Woodlands 2vs2 4P It is not easy to crawl, but you will have to if you're not willing to run short of money. The west is the final answer for a long endurance battle. Download BOTH files and extract them into your folder maps/manu>scm176ea scm176ea.bin scm176ea.ini
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    SSM laucher bug

    How can you play singleplayer missions? In what folder do you have to copy the files? Please tell me the exact path
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    Manu's Battlemaps (1vs1, 2vs2, 3vs3)

    I forget that every single time Nyer, but this filehoster keeps the images very long so I'm cool with it
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    Manu's Battlemaps (1vs1, 2vs2, 3vs3)

    Hi, my next battlemap: Dust 2vs2 4P As you can see the main goal for the winner team is to get to the big "pot" first. As you base creep to the top, dont forget that a long base can have a weak tail. Also mind the little island between the two enemies for extra heli attack opportunities. Have fun! * Downloads below * scm180ea.bin scm180ea.ini
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    Map standards

    As I am one of the current map designers here I can tell you, I think there is no perfect map everyone is looking for. The main reasons I had starting the map design was the lack of 5 player maps. The time I have installed cncnet and began to play TD online was when the limit of players was already maxed out at 5, but most maps were designed for the previous cncnet version with the 6 player maximum. That time no really good 5 player games came out, most of the time players went for 4 player matches. My first intentions were: Space is limited to 62x62 which is small with the wrong map design, so I'd try to squeeze the most space out of it. The space of the 6th player is lost space which imbalances the whole map in a 5 player game (2 players will always have more room where no attacks may come from). If you have the space to build big bases with 5 players you will need lots of resources if you like the longer battles (I personally like them more than the ultra short rush battles), otherwise the tiberium is gone after 3 minutes if every player has more than 4 refineries. These ways of building maps granted longer fun for 5 players and everyone could build a big base, not limited by narrow passages that only allow like 2 refs, 1 airstrip and 1 radar. The "turtle" players also went good with that kind of map design, since I think the campaign intends the player to rather turtle (why else do so many maps have pre built bases for player and computer that are surrounded with walls and turrets at the entrance in a rectangle shape). I think that is why many beginners favor that style, they don't really know a different way to build and many players want to have their beautiful looking base (just like the computer's bases in the campaign). The next steps in my map designing were to try to solve problems that came out of the last created maps such as: paths for infantry, pathwidth change for having a balance between open space and narrow passages (GDI VS NOD favor), harvester logic, balanced amount of tiberium, balanced space, balanced safety by environment, balanced starting points and so on.... So during the map creation it was rather a path of evolution and learning how the game works to finally find out that you can't favor each tactic, both sides, maybe just because of the game's logics (harvester NW logic, south advantage, west NOD disadvantage...). In my last maps I tried to get as much knowledge into them, while at the same time making it natural, even, all-tactic-friendly and balanced as much as possible. My conclusion after over 20 maps: you can't have it all, there is always one or more aspects your map will lack. Don't consider only the pro players, beginners also have their right for their view of the game. Old style maps with less tiberium are good for 1 vs 1 games, in 5 player ffa games you wont have the same fun, the games will be over much faster, mainly because the tiberium grows too slow to let the game continue in action. But my latest intention was not to build the perfect map (as some here tried to archieve just like the exact pentagon maps), it was to have a wider range of maps for every player's demands.
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    Bikes are crushable, but when?

    Under what circumstances can a bike be crushed with tanks or harvs? It sometimes happens, but you can't do it every time. Do you know why?
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    Manu's Battlemaps (1vs1, 2vs2, 3vs3)

    "NEW" MAP RELEASED!!
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    Ban offending players from the game

    Hi guys, is there a way to ban players from the game when they just offend people etc.? It would be really useful since we all play in different countries and I can't drive to some player's home to solve "problems" personally... or is ignoring the only deal that works? I mean: the gamer community here is small enough, we don't need trashtalkers, do we?
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    I never posted this Me vs KJ(May 2015)

    You should have placed the phone before recording to match the full screen
  14. Hi, do you know what I hate most? Yes, 3 Player games. But sometimes there are just three Players online. So why not just have a fun map that will make a battle fast? OK then battle it out on a symbol everyone knows - the Mercedes Benz star. Enjoy a little brawl! Mercedes Star 3P scm220ea.bin scm220ea.ini
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    Error with map - what does it mean?

    Someone just said 400? But i don't know.... maybe (if you got time) download the map in my map download thread for 5 player maps and count them... it is difficult because I used a lot of these "hanging together" trees so I dont really know if they also just count as 1.
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