Oleary15, Raja12 and Snowtiger's Mapmaking Contest

Discuss the Metanet map server and the submissions to it

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Postby Oleary15 » 2014.11.16 (00:44)

Me (Oleary15), Raja12 and Snowtiger's Mapmaking Contest

The rules are very simple:
First, make a 5x5 Square. And within the 5x5 square, you MUST include the following objects:
4 Tiles of your choice
4 Mines
4 Gold Pieces
1 Rocket
1 Floorguard

NO OTHER OBJECTS ALLOWED.

When submitting, name the map like so:
[fivebyfive] *Map Title*

If you fail to name your map like that, your map will not be considered when voting!

That's it! It's that simple! Have fun, be creative! Me, Raja12, and Snowtiger will vote for the best map on Sunday, November 23rd, at 12:00am EST. Winner gets a map shoutout from all 3 of us!

Example map: www.thewayoftheninja.org/nv2.html?l=115443
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Postby ska » 2014.11.27 (05:47)

Does anyone even play 2.0 anymore?

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Postby EddyMataGallos » 2014.11.27 (15:17)

ska wrote:Does anyone even play 2.0 anymore?

Yeah, albeit not in these forums :P
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About me & Stats (Spoiler)

Hi, im Eddy, a Spanish highscorer and current Grandmaster of N. I've been playing N since 2006, I beat it on the 8th September 2008, and NReality later too. Started intermittently highscoring Metanet in 2010, although serious highscoring started in late 2011.

Current Stats
• Completed N on 8th Sept. 2008
• Completed NReality on 24th Dec. 2010
0th Place on Metanet 0th Rankings with 443 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Top20 Rankings with 599 Scores.
0th Place on Metanet Top10 Rankings with 599 Scores.
1st Place on Metanet Top5 Rankings with 595 Scores.
0th Place on Metanet Level 0th Rankings with 361 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Episode 0th Rankings with 82 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Total Level Score: 72142.900 (20:02:22.900)
0th Place on Metanet Total Episode Score: 35669.900 (09:54:29.900)
0th Place on Metanet Total Point Rankings with 11669 Points.
0th Place in NReality 0th Rankings with 235 0ths.
0th Place for a grand total of 676 Total 0ths.
• Winner of some contests (BUST, 100, 9000, Bounty Hunters, SOAST) and of some rounds of some contests (ROPP, NErratic, Red Ball, NReality Team Arena)

{Info as of 01/Feb/2015} The info may be outdated.

Achievements
• 6th highscorer to reach 100 Metanet 0ths
• 4th highscorer to reach 200 Metanet 0ths
• 1st and only highscorer to reach 300 Metanet 0ths
• 1st and only highscorer to reach 400 Metanet 0ths
• 8th ever Grandmaster
• 2nd* highscorer to reach 599 top-20 Scores
• 1st highscorer to reach 599 top-10 Scores
• 10th highscorer to reach 70k Level Score
• 5th highscorer to reach 71k Level Score
• 2nd highscorer to reach 71.5k Level Score
• 1st highscorer to reach 72k Level Score

Relevant Dates
• First 0th: 31-3 on 04/Oct/10
• Reached 100 Metanet 0ths on 25/Feb/12
• Reached 200 Metanet 0ths on 30/Sep/12
• Reached 300 Metanet 0ths on 16/Mar/13
• Reached 400 Metanet 0ths on 04/Sept/14
• Reached highest amount of 0ths on Jan/2013
• Became the Grandmaster on 12/Apr/2012
• Reached 70k Level Score on 25/Dec/11
• Reached 71k Level Score on 13/Jan/11
• Reached 71.5k Level Score on 01/Aug/12
• Reached 72k Level Score on 04/Jul/14
• Completed N 1.4 on 08/Sept/08
• Completed NReality on 24/Dec/10
• Reached 100 NReality 0ths on Oct/2011
• Reached 200 NReality 0ths on Nov/2011
• Reached 100 Top-20 Scores on Aug/10
• Reached 200 Top-20 Scores on Nov/11
• Reached 300 Top-20 Scores on Nov/11
• Reached 400 Top-20 Scores on Dec/11
• Reached 500 Top-20 Scores on Jan/12
• Reached 599 Top-20 Scores on 04/Apr/12
• Reached 599 Top-10 Scores on 18/Nov/12

Deds & Images (Spoiler)

Thanks to ska for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to BluePretzel for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to da_guru for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this full episode to me!: 00-0 00-100-2 00-3 00-4
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this mappack to me
Thanks to zoasBE for partially dedicating this map to me
Thanks to VODKALOVER for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to runningninja for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for partially dedicating this map to me
Thanks to trance for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to llabesab for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to the23 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Traveleravi for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to 123leonidas321 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to the23 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Uniden for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Uniden for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Ors_II for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Sunset for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Leonhard for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Daggafork for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to VODKALOVER for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Armaghan_Ali for dedicating this map to me
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Thanks to Armaghan_Ali for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to RandomDigits/SpartaX18 for dedicating this map to me
Sorry if Im missing any ded.

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Postby Oleary15 » 2014.12.02 (14:25)

EddyMataGallos wrote:
ska wrote:Does anyone even play 2.0 anymore?

Yeah, albeit not in these forums :P


I can't stand that. There seemed like no point in making that second forum. Nv2 community sometimes bothers me :\
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Postby EddyMataGallos » 2014.12.02 (16:41)

Oleary15 wrote:
EddyMataGallos wrote:
ska wrote:Does anyone even play 2.0 anymore?

Yeah, albeit not in these forums :P


I can't stand that. There seemed like no point in making that second forum. Nv2 community sometimes bothers me :\

Agreed.
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About me & Stats (Spoiler)

Hi, im Eddy, a Spanish highscorer and current Grandmaster of N. I've been playing N since 2006, I beat it on the 8th September 2008, and NReality later too. Started intermittently highscoring Metanet in 2010, although serious highscoring started in late 2011.

Current Stats
• Completed N on 8th Sept. 2008
• Completed NReality on 24th Dec. 2010
0th Place on Metanet 0th Rankings with 443 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Top20 Rankings with 599 Scores.
0th Place on Metanet Top10 Rankings with 599 Scores.
1st Place on Metanet Top5 Rankings with 595 Scores.
0th Place on Metanet Level 0th Rankings with 361 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Episode 0th Rankings with 82 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Total Level Score: 72142.900 (20:02:22.900)
0th Place on Metanet Total Episode Score: 35669.900 (09:54:29.900)
0th Place on Metanet Total Point Rankings with 11669 Points.
0th Place in NReality 0th Rankings with 235 0ths.
0th Place for a grand total of 676 Total 0ths.
• Winner of some contests (BUST, 100, 9000, Bounty Hunters, SOAST) and of some rounds of some contests (ROPP, NErratic, Red Ball, NReality Team Arena)

{Info as of 01/Feb/2015} The info may be outdated.

Achievements
• 6th highscorer to reach 100 Metanet 0ths
• 4th highscorer to reach 200 Metanet 0ths
• 1st and only highscorer to reach 300 Metanet 0ths
• 1st and only highscorer to reach 400 Metanet 0ths
• 8th ever Grandmaster
• 2nd* highscorer to reach 599 top-20 Scores
• 1st highscorer to reach 599 top-10 Scores
• 10th highscorer to reach 70k Level Score
• 5th highscorer to reach 71k Level Score
• 2nd highscorer to reach 71.5k Level Score
• 1st highscorer to reach 72k Level Score

Relevant Dates
• First 0th: 31-3 on 04/Oct/10
• Reached 100 Metanet 0ths on 25/Feb/12
• Reached 200 Metanet 0ths on 30/Sep/12
• Reached 300 Metanet 0ths on 16/Mar/13
• Reached 400 Metanet 0ths on 04/Sept/14
• Reached highest amount of 0ths on Jan/2013
• Became the Grandmaster on 12/Apr/2012
• Reached 70k Level Score on 25/Dec/11
• Reached 71k Level Score on 13/Jan/11
• Reached 71.5k Level Score on 01/Aug/12
• Reached 72k Level Score on 04/Jul/14
• Completed N 1.4 on 08/Sept/08
• Completed NReality on 24/Dec/10
• Reached 100 NReality 0ths on Oct/2011
• Reached 200 NReality 0ths on Nov/2011
• Reached 100 Top-20 Scores on Aug/10
• Reached 200 Top-20 Scores on Nov/11
• Reached 300 Top-20 Scores on Nov/11
• Reached 400 Top-20 Scores on Dec/11
• Reached 500 Top-20 Scores on Jan/12
• Reached 599 Top-20 Scores on 04/Apr/12
• Reached 599 Top-10 Scores on 18/Nov/12



Deds & Images (Spoiler)

Thanks to ska for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to BluePretzel for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to da_guru for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this full episode to me!: 00-0 00-100-2 00-3 00-4
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this mappack to me
Thanks to zoasBE for partially dedicating this map to me
Thanks to VODKALOVER for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to runningninja for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for partially dedicating this map to me
Thanks to trance for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to llabesab for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to the23 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Traveleravi for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to 123leonidas321 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to the23 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Uniden for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Uniden for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Ors_II for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Sunset for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Leonhard for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Daggafork for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to VODKALOVER for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Armaghan_Ali for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Armaghan_Ali for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Armaghan_Ali for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to RandomDigits/SpartaX18 for dedicating this map to me
Sorry if Im missing any ded.

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Postby zoasBE » 2014.12.03 (10:18)

EddyMataGallos wrote:Agreed.

agreed doubled

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Postby 999_Springs » 2014.12.04 (19:07)

it is a real shame in my opinion. n v2 was released only a year and a half ago and we are getting really, really close to 120000 userlevels submitted to n v2. in contrast there have only been slightly more than 5000 maps submitted to numa in that same time period. also numa itself took more than 3 years to get to 120000. but if you look through the pages of n v2 maps, almost all of them are very simplistic or just terribly crap. there is no incentive for a mapper to improve at all, like there is with numa, since there is no comment or feedback section, let alone featuring and stuff; the rating system is basically never used; and especially, maps don't get noticed for more than a few hours since there is no community integration whatsoever. after a few hours they'll drop out of the latest list and never be seen again. it's sort of pointless to even put any effort into real mapmaking unless you crosspost it to numa. however if you look through some of the playable n v2 maps you'll find a lot of demos on the scoreboard by players i've never heard of - and some of those demos are actually pretty good. that's where all the players have gone. they're there, but it's practically impossible for anybody out there to find this forum or numa to get enjoyment out of playing better maps.

it's sort of sad that players feel that the way to get a message across is by writing it in 1/4-snapped gold and mines and submit it as a map. take a look at map 120061 "How To Ghost Block?" which, at the time of writing this post, is the 9th highest rated map of all time. the concept illustrating a glitch is cool, but seriously!?

edit: the rest of the top10 rated all time maps aren't great either. they consist of three glitch-based maps that are there only because of the concept and could be a lot better, two pretty cool n-arts, a simple minejumper, two simple generic action maps (one of which is cheatable), and a pile of zap drone spam. maybe it's the rating system that needs work, but if this is supposed to be a showcase of n v2's finest maps, i fear for the future of humanity.

edit: outside the top10, #12 (119294) and #13 (114712) are actually good maps. so maybe there is hope for humanity after all...
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Completed N and NReality.
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Postby EddyMataGallos » 2014.12.04 (20:05)

999_Springs wrote:it is a real shame in my opinion. n v2 was released only a year and a half ago and we are getting really, really close to 120000 userlevels submitted to n v2. in contrast there have only been slightly more than 5000 maps submitted to numa in that same time period. also numa itself took more than 3 years to get to 120000. but if you look through the pages of n v2 maps, almost all of them are very simplistic or just terribly crap. there is no incentive for a mapper to improve at all, like there is with numa, since there is no comment or feedback section, let alone featuring and stuff; the rating system is basically never used; and especially, maps don't get noticed for more than a few hours since there is no community integration whatsoever. after a few hours they'll drop out of the latest list and never be seen again. it's sort of pointless to even put any effort into real mapmaking unless you crosspost it to numa. however if you look through some of the playable n v2 maps you'll find a lot of demos on the scoreboard by players i've never heard of - and some of those demos are actually pretty good. that's where all the players have gone. they're there, but it's practically impossible for anybody out there to find this forum or numa to get enjoyment out of playing better maps.

it's sort of sad that players feel that the way to get a message across is by writing it in 1/4-snapped gold and mines and submit it as a map. take a look at map 120061 "How To Ghost Block?" which, at the time of writing this post, is the 9th highest rated map of all time. the concept illustrating a glitch is cool, but seriously!?

edit: the rest of the top10 rated all time maps aren't great either. they consist of three glitch-based maps that are there only because of the concept and could be a lot better, two pretty cool n-arts, a simple minejumper, two simple generic action maps (one of which is cheatable), and a pile of zap drone spam. maybe it's the rating system that needs work, but if this is supposed to be a showcase of n v2's finest maps, i fear for the future of humanity.

edit: outside the top10, #12 (119294) and #13 (114712) are actually good maps. so maybe there is hope for humanity after all...

Not sure if the top rated maps section is broken or just doesn't work as I thought it did, but it changes very, very often, so maybe its not the "top rated maps of all time" we're currently thinking of. That said, as a more or less frequent player every now and then, I can tell it does actually showcase the average v2.0 good quality standard. No wonder why all of those who find NUMA are stunned. There are some NUMA quality maps, but its really hard to spot one of these.

On the other hand, the fact that they use many maps to actually communicate is a fault of N for not including a link to the forums, not of them for having created a different forums (which I don't support).

And yes, there are many skilled players over there, the problem is that since the v2.0 community seems to be trying to emancipate they aren't getting the benefits of being around more experienced people, which is why in many aspects they are still quite noobish. Also, I find it awful that the standard competition is being carried on userlevels. Metanet levels seem to be forgotten, I literally went through all levels during 2013 summer and I still hold most of the 350 0ths I took, having barely played since.
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About me & Stats (Spoiler)

Hi, im Eddy, a Spanish highscorer and current Grandmaster of N. I've been playing N since 2006, I beat it on the 8th September 2008, and NReality later too. Started intermittently highscoring Metanet in 2010, although serious highscoring started in late 2011.

Current Stats
• Completed N on 8th Sept. 2008
• Completed NReality on 24th Dec. 2010
0th Place on Metanet 0th Rankings with 443 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Top20 Rankings with 599 Scores.
0th Place on Metanet Top10 Rankings with 599 Scores.
1st Place on Metanet Top5 Rankings with 595 Scores.
0th Place on Metanet Level 0th Rankings with 361 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Episode 0th Rankings with 82 0ths.
0th Place on Metanet Total Level Score: 72142.900 (20:02:22.900)
0th Place on Metanet Total Episode Score: 35669.900 (09:54:29.900)
0th Place on Metanet Total Point Rankings with 11669 Points.
0th Place in NReality 0th Rankings with 235 0ths.
0th Place for a grand total of 676 Total 0ths.
• Winner of some contests (BUST, 100, 9000, Bounty Hunters, SOAST) and of some rounds of some contests (ROPP, NErratic, Red Ball, NReality Team Arena)

{Info as of 01/Feb/2015} The info may be outdated.

Achievements
• 6th highscorer to reach 100 Metanet 0ths
• 4th highscorer to reach 200 Metanet 0ths
• 1st and only highscorer to reach 300 Metanet 0ths
• 1st and only highscorer to reach 400 Metanet 0ths
• 8th ever Grandmaster
• 2nd* highscorer to reach 599 top-20 Scores
• 1st highscorer to reach 599 top-10 Scores
• 10th highscorer to reach 70k Level Score
• 5th highscorer to reach 71k Level Score
• 2nd highscorer to reach 71.5k Level Score
• 1st highscorer to reach 72k Level Score

Relevant Dates
• First 0th: 31-3 on 04/Oct/10
• Reached 100 Metanet 0ths on 25/Feb/12
• Reached 200 Metanet 0ths on 30/Sep/12
• Reached 300 Metanet 0ths on 16/Mar/13
• Reached 400 Metanet 0ths on 04/Sept/14
• Reached highest amount of 0ths on Jan/2013
• Became the Grandmaster on 12/Apr/2012
• Reached 70k Level Score on 25/Dec/11
• Reached 71k Level Score on 13/Jan/11
• Reached 71.5k Level Score on 01/Aug/12
• Reached 72k Level Score on 04/Jul/14
• Completed N 1.4 on 08/Sept/08
• Completed NReality on 24/Dec/10
• Reached 100 NReality 0ths on Oct/2011
• Reached 200 NReality 0ths on Nov/2011
• Reached 100 Top-20 Scores on Aug/10
• Reached 200 Top-20 Scores on Nov/11
• Reached 300 Top-20 Scores on Nov/11
• Reached 400 Top-20 Scores on Dec/11
• Reached 500 Top-20 Scores on Jan/12
• Reached 599 Top-20 Scores on 04/Apr/12
• Reached 599 Top-10 Scores on 18/Nov/12



Deds & Images (Spoiler)

Thanks to ska for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to BluePretzel for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to da_guru for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this full episode to me!: 00-0 00-100-2 00-3 00-4
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this mappack to me
Thanks to zoasBE for partially dedicating this map to me
Thanks to VODKALOVER for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to runningninja for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for partially dedicating this map to me
Thanks to trance for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to zoasBE for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to llabesab for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to the23 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Traveleravi for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to 123leonidas321 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to the23 for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Uniden for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Uniden for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Ors_II for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Sunset for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Leonhard for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Daggafork for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to VODKALOVER for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to blue_rocks for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Armaghan_Ali for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Armaghan_Ali for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to Armaghan_Ali for dedicating this map to me
Thanks to RandomDigits/SpartaX18 for dedicating this map to me
Sorry if Im missing any ded.

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Postby zoasBE » 2014.12.04 (22:02)

Hey guys, just a couple of days ago I was thinking about creating a Thread talking about this sort of things and it is here now: viewtopic.php?f=67&t=10216


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