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Old 7th July 2011, 12:45 AM   #1
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Default The Map Rating Thread

The Map Rating Thread

••• written by Spherical Ice

The Rules
This thread is for posting and reviewing maps only.
This thread is for posting and reviewing/rating maps only. Any problems concerning making maps etc. do not belong here.


Maps should be posted in the following form.
Post your maps in this form:
[B]Map Name:[/B] [I]Optional - the name of the map.[/I]
[B]Base ROM:[/B] [I]FireRed, Ruby, Diamond, etc.[/I]
[B]Mapshot:[/B][spoiler][IMG][i]link[/i][/IMG][/spoiler]
[B]Comments:[/B] [I]Optional - any comments you may have on the map.[/I]
[B]Credits:[/B] [I]List all the tile-creators, etc., that is evident in your map.[/I]
While it does not have to conform exactly to that, the mapshot and list of credits is a must.
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Old 7th July 2011, 06:06 PM   #2
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Alright i guess i'll be the first to post a map

Map name: none
ROM base: neti rom base
comments: it's a map i posted for a competition they had on pc
Credits: neti's rom base, Red-eX
mapshot:
Spoiler:
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Old 16th July 2011, 03:40 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by X_Raided View Post
Alright i guess i'll be the first to post a map

Map name: none
ROM base: neti rom base
comments: it's a map i posted for a competition they had on pc
Credits: neti's rom base, Red-eX
mapshot:
Spoiler:
It's a really neat map. I love how you used Neti's snow ROM base, and then changed some of the tiles. The mapping is good, too.
Rating: 10/10

EDIT: I now have a map to post:
Just a small map I wanted to see
if I was still good at mapping ruby:
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Old 23rd July 2011, 01:41 PM   #4
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It's a really neat map. I love how you used Neti's snow ROM base, and then changed some of the tiles. The mapping is good, roo.
Rating: 10/10

EDIT: I now have a map to post:
Just a small map I wanted to see
if I was still good at mapping ruby:
well the water seems to straight for me and u kinda overused the grass tiles ionly the sandy path is walkable wihtout encountering an wild pokemon.
and the trees are kinda too straight too.
so overall i'll give u an 6/10

@sphrical ice: i would look again at the first post i think u did something wrong when writting with with those BB codes or maybe it was supossed to be.
i was just giving ur attention there not meant bad:)
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Old 23rd July 2011, 01:09 PM   #5
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Lightning, please edit your post so that it is in the form.

Also, as a heads up, I have rewritten the first post, so reread it, everybody.
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Old 23rd July 2011, 01:59 PM   #6
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Anbuja, it was written like that so you can easily copy and paste the form. If you want to know what the form looks like, here:
Map Name: Optional - the name of the map.
Base ROM: FireRed, Ruby, Diamond, etc.
Mapshot:
Spoiler:
[IMG]link[/IMG]

Comments: Optional - any comments you may have on the map.
Credits: List all the tile-creators, etc., that is evident in your map.

Anyway, Lightning, you map.

I'm not going to sugarcoat this - the map is bad. There is too much empty space the water, the shape is very bland, and their is very little playability as the grass never stops. The trees could do with a more curved shape, and the map is small in general. Decorations such as fences, signposts, flowers, rocks (both in the water and onland), other trees, bushes, deeper water, are all available to you, so don't conform to only the bare basic tiles. Try to enlarge the map's size and expand it to give you more room for detail.
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Old 23rd July 2011, 03:11 PM   #7
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The map isn't good. It's very small, bland and horribly straight. There are narrow 1 and 2 tile paths and you will have border errors. Expand the map and add more variety to it.
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Map: A generic starting route.
Base ROM: Fire Red
Credits: lalo0101, Laidjon and Zein for the sign, small tree, flower, trunk and water tiles.
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Old 23rd July 2011, 04:19 PM   #8
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Map: A generic starting route.
Base ROM: Fire Red
Credits: lalo0101, Laidjon and Zein for the sign, small tree, flower, trunk and water tiles.
Spoiler:
Nice map. I like the river tiles and the usage of small trees. 9/10.

My Map.
A route.
Hack: Pokemon Volt Version (Firered)
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Old 26th July 2011, 10:13 PM   #9
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The map isn't good. It's very small, bland and horribly straight. There are narrow 1 and 2 tile paths and you will have border errors. Expand the map and add more variety to it.
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Map: A generic starting route.
Base ROM: Fire Red
Credits: lalo0101, Laidjon and Zein for the sign, small tree, flower, trunk and water tiles.
Spoiler:
i really like this route as well as your mapping style, a very simple route, you didn't add much grass to annoy the player by walking through a whole route of grass, and since it's a starting route, it's better because starting routes aren't usually that big, the only problem i have with this map is that ledge, it serves no purpose there, in official pokemon games, ledges would be used for shortcuts, but in this map it was used for decoration, imo doesn't look good. 8/10

Map name:none
ROM base: fire red
Comments: it's my beach map for the hack: pokemon raging fury, the cave entrance is actually a route to the next town just so you know.
Map:
Spoiler:
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Old 28th July 2011, 03:37 PM   #10
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i really like this route as well as your mapping style, a very simple route, you didn't add much grass to annoy the player by walking through a whole route of grass, and since it's a starting route, it's better because starting routes aren't usually that big, the only problem i have with this map is that ledge, it serves no purpose there, in official pokemon games, ledges would be used for shortcuts, but in this map it was used for decoration, imo doesn't look good. 8/10

Map name:none
ROM base: fire red
Comments: it's my beach map for the hack: pokemon raging fury, the cave entrance is actually a route to the next town just so you know.
Map:
Spoiler:
I like the map and the tiles. bit too much in my opinion. But it's good.10/10

my map
Map name:Ranger town
Rom base:fire red
Comments:first town of pokemon ranger GBA
Map:
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I'll come up with something to put here later.
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