Custom Map #1000: Map #1K: Multitask!

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on: April 02, 2012, 05:01:06 pm
This topic is for discussion of map #1000: Map #1K: Multitask!


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Do you think you have what it takes to beat the ultimate multitask map? If so try now! This map is built to honor the CW2 map comunity reaching 1K. Thanks to all who helped out. Map made by: TP, Ebon, lich, CobraKill, Eudrick, Fisherck, and J. Background Image provided by: MadMag



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Reply #1 on: April 02, 2012, 05:15:35 pm
I fail at this map. :P

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Reply #2 on: April 02, 2012, 06:07:41 pm
Dito, before I even know what was going on, I already had a microrift to room destroyed...

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Reply #3 on: April 02, 2012, 06:11:45 pm
Sadly. I ALSO can't seem to beat it.  The player community should take heart in the fact that not all the Map Moderators are 'Whiz Bang' players.  :P  But as map designers we do seem to have an evil streak.   :D


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Reply #4 on: April 02, 2012, 06:14:36 pm
There are definitely certain rooms to deal with first, then others will take precedence. But that is what a multitask map is supposed to do. Very fun map  :)



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Reply #5 on: April 02, 2012, 08:45:43 pm
I will go through this map again, and try to make a detailed analysis on how I did it. Ironically, the only contributing MapMod who has beat this map (currently) probably has the easiest section. ;)

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Reply #6 on: April 03, 2012, 01:27:14 pm
Mine is not a particularly fast time; but I will post some hints as to how I handled each section.

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Reply #7 on: April 03, 2012, 02:46:39 pm
Third section (Ebon): You have 3 minutes to defend the micro rift. I surrounded the micro rift plus one space with shields and built a maker in that extra space. Added blasters as soon as they were available (from top section) then another maker and more blasters as soon as I could afford it. This section was the one that gave me the most trouble.
I may have gone a little overboard with my section.... I probably should have made sure there wasn't a real threat until about 5 minutes in. :P

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Reply #8 on: April 03, 2012, 03:45:37 pm
My section only asks some energy the first minutes, creeper density will decrease as long as you're killing the creeper coming out of the gun. In ebon's section I used some launchers to kill the creeper inside the lines (can suck other creeper into it) and some blasters for the creeper coming through. Once the lines are gone it's pretty easy. I think the hardest part is just to survive the first 5-10 minutes.


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Reply #9 on: April 03, 2012, 04:57:03 pm
If you get your defense set up in time you can take your time to clean out the various sections.

I replayed for a better score; and found that

1. A partly charged maker works at least as well as blasters for the top section.
2. If you get a maker and 2 or 3 blasters into the Ebon Heart section soon enough the shields are not needed. (I didn't put a launcher in until later. )

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Reply #10 on: April 04, 2012, 05:18:02 pm
Really like this map.  It took me a few goes to get it, though.  The trick is to prioritise.  I grabbed the gems that were near a rift about half way down the map, then just concentrated on building up reactors, carefully, so as to not overbuild.  Then picked the two most urgent chambers and made sure they were defended.  The rest can be left for a bit, though they all need attention at some point.  Save a lot is my advice :)  Great map, thanks guys!  And grats to the Creeper World 2 team and the community for reaching 1000 custom maps.  Fantastic community, applause all round.



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Reply #11 on: April 06, 2012, 10:12:34 am
Here are some screenshots to show how I beat the map, and in the spoiler I'll explain each picture, even though a picture is worth a thousand words ;)

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Reply #12 on: April 06, 2012, 01:09:08 pm
In room 3, once you clear the walls using launchers, a few makers are actually very effective. (Note the anti creeper fields that force it to the turrets) I had actually intended for that section to be done with makers.

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Reply #13 on: April 06, 2012, 05:36:15 pm
I enjoyed it alot. Thank you making it.

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Reply #14 on: April 07, 2012, 05:34:10 pm
yay :D i did it XD

great map. il try to beat my own score soon XD

EDIT: did it XD 30 min.
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