simple turret problem 3: ( leap of faith )
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mood3rd  [author] Apr 29 @ 4:29pm 
rob
thankyou
glad you liked it.
rob Apr 29 @ 10:10am 
This is a brilliant map. Very intricate and quite hard. Some very clever ideas, keep up the good work.
mood3rd  [author] Sep 21, 2013 @ 12:00pm 
chrishrly
thankyou.
glad you enjoyed it.
Traveler807 Sep 21, 2013 @ 7:11am 
I agree with Toncica you use the element of surprise very effectivly, very enjoyable map. The extra chalenge was also fun:)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=180216455
mood3rd  [author] Jun 6, 2013 @ 11:00am 
Big Moustache
yes I do like to know what the people think of my maps. & thankyou :)
well done with turret challange :)
Big Moustache Jun 6, 2013 @ 10:30am 
Mood3rd
Is it still useful to tell you that it is extremely good map? Thumb up of course
I note your challenge(kill 3 turrets without using funel) and here is my solution
my solution. What do you think?
mood3rd  [author] Feb 28, 2013 @ 3:47pm 
update 1.2:
added grating, glass, fizzler, portable area, altered connections & antines.
due to exploits found by toncica.
thankyou toncica
for extra challenge: remove 3 turrets from light bridge room alive (without using funel)
it can be done :)
mood3rd  [author] Feb 24, 2013 @ 2:51pm 
toncica
thankyou.
I just subscribed to all your maps, exept the ones you say not to.
toncica Feb 24, 2013 @ 2:46pm 
I don't remember if I pressed any key. Probably not because I wanted to reach the button and not mess up the flight. I think I pressed the button a fraction of a second too late the first time, that makes the difference.
mood3rd  [author] Feb 24, 2013 @ 2:35pm 
ps.
when you died, after launching from the faithplate.
did you press any of the W.A.S. D. keys ?
as I have never died doing this, since I did an update, a while ago.
mood3rd  [author] Feb 24, 2013 @ 2:32pm 
toncica
thankyou very much :)
your video revealed exploits again.
I just finished editing.
went over item limit, so took a while to sort.
flinging to high button in 2nd room, no longer possible.
using cube as a shield, while exiting, no longer possible.
hopefuly :)
thankyou again.
this leaves me no time to play your maps today.
but I will soon.
toncica Feb 23, 2013 @ 1:39pm 
"HA HA HA"... Although I was supposed to get saved it was the only time I died, sweet irony. :) Again I enjoyed the hell out of it. On your maps I can never be sure what happens next. It's nice being able to get surprised again after playing countless maps. I admire your style, it reminds me of Nyskrte, who was my ideal at the time I started to make the first map.
http://youtu.be/_oAYyWya1oA
mood3rd  [author] Feb 21, 2013 @ 4:00pm 
Myr (FID)
thankyou very much for the offer.
but I am not interested in co-op maps.
Myr (FR) Feb 21, 2013 @ 2:53pm 
I can play some coop with you if you want (basic game too).
mood3rd  [author] Feb 21, 2013 @ 2:52pm 
Myr (FID)
I only play single player maps, but you have one I have not played:
Laser Stairs - Alpha 1.4
I have subscribed.
thankyou
Myr (FR) Feb 21, 2013 @ 10:00am 
Ok. It's done.
mood3rd  [author] Feb 20, 2013 @ 7:06am 
Myr (FID)
thankyou for your feedback.
your settings only allow friends to view your workshop etc.
so if you want me to play another of your maps.
can you please give me a link to it.
glad you enjoyed my map :)
I just re-tested, as did this a long time ago.
no secret room in aha room, just your leap of faith, as in the title
& the essential pedestal button.
as for the sphere, if you forget it, re-spawn it in entrance / exit chamber.
Myr (FR) Feb 20, 2013 @ 4:58am 
Wow. I don't know if I did the right way but it was great. Poor turrets. Tried to find a secret room in the "Aha-Aha" room, but not. The player can be stuck if you forgot the sphere in the "sphere-button" near the lightbridge (on the top of the map). Could you try another one please from me.
mood3rd  [author] Feb 4, 2013 @ 10:34am 
Drackvor
thankyou, glad you had fun.
I just subscribed to your maps.
Drackvor Feb 3, 2013 @ 3:06pm 
once again another fun puzzle (this is the one that made the room spin the other night after I went for a drink) but i played it again...sober...and got to the exit. here are a couple of mine to look at, my newest one...i did just for a bit of fun http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=124891423
and the second one, more of a serious attempt at a puzzle (but my first attempt at using a companion cube/s)http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=120446928
mood3rd  [author] Jan 31, 2013 @ 9:01am 
your welcome.
Diamond Knight Jan 31, 2013 @ 5:45am 
Very good idea. Thanks again.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 31, 2013 @ 5:04am 
Diamond Knight
if you use noclip.
after entering noclip.
type & enter
god
this will stop you dying.
eg you can safely go through laser fields.
turrets can't kill you etc.
I some times use to look at gate systems on maps.
or to miss sections of a map I am working on & test a later chamber.
Diamond Knight Jan 31, 2013 @ 4:36am 
I figured out how to use Noclip. WOW.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 31, 2013 @ 2:35am 
your welcome.
but if you go into steam files, be very carefull, not to corrupt, or delete them.
Diamond Knight Jan 30, 2013 @ 6:36pm 
Thanks for the lesson. I'll look into all of it.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 30, 2013 @ 3:27pm 
the following is how to play & record demo files.
the ability is in your steam program files already on your pc.
INSTRUCTIONS
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To play demo file

1. Unzip the .dem file
2. Put in folder "...Steam\steamapps\common\portal 2\portal2"
3. In game console put "playdemo NAMEFILE"

---

To record a demo file

1. In game console put "record NAMEFILE"

though I found it easier to get another software, called fraps.
I got the paid version & when I open it & am in game.
I press 1 key to record & press it again to stop, easy.
then I use windows movie maker to add text etc.
then upload to youtube.
their are probably loads of other video software, to choose from.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 30, 2013 @ 3:17pm 
thankyou for the offer, but I don't know how you could play before it is published.
& when I work on a map, I alter so frequently, that the version you would be playing,
would be out of date.
some video's I did & then updated the map.
then the video is useless as a walkthrough.
this, & time is why I rarely do them any more.
Diamond Knight Jan 29, 2013 @ 5:56pm 
Well, if you want help, I'm available.
With the exception of being pretty bad at solving them, I am pretty good at checking things out.
I am old enough to not have an ego so whether you take my suggestions or not, it doesn't matter... they're your maps.
My thought is this. If there's a way that I can play your maps before you publish them to the world, I could be that 2nd pair of eyes... and as soon as I learned how to make a demo of me playing, you could see what I do when I play.
Just a thought.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 29, 2013 @ 5:33pm 
not exactly.
I make my own maps & sometimes make my own video's (but time & updates are an issue here)
people comment on my maps, which helps me.
but before publishing, I don't have any help.
I make my maps without anyones help or advice, untill published.
I test, test, test...
before I publish myself.
but I find making maps rewarding, dispite any problems,
eg item limit.
Diamond Knight Jan 29, 2013 @ 5:15pm 
Question: I just read that "blog" on making good chambers. Do you have anyone that you work with... as in testing chambers, making demos to watch, etc. ?
mood3rd  [author] Jan 29, 2013 @ 4:59pm 
Diamond Knight
time...
yes, their never seems enough.
I don't play as many as I would like, since I started making them :(
my list of maps to play is vast & growing.
I have a few maps under develepment.
the sphere problem I just published, I started ages ago.
but over item limit & deleting, breaking, fixing, stopping expliots.
back over item limit etc, etc..
caused much delay.
I had to leave it for a while, to take a fresh look, before completing.
would be a lot easier, without the item limit.
Diamond Knight Jan 29, 2013 @ 4:09pm 
Completed is an over-simplification. More like Completed with LOTS of help.
As far as making more maps. I don't have time. Between playing everyone else's, writing to ask for help, reading the help, etc... I just don't have time to make my own.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 29, 2013 @ 4:04pm 
Diamond Knight
pea brain ?
you just completed 1 of my hardest maps.
besides, you use a different part of your brain to create a map.
you also will know the sollution to it, before you test.
feel free to use ideas from mine, if it helps.
experiment in the editor.
their are different types of map you can make:
easy, meduim, hard, fun, automated, maps with surprises, deadly, non-deadly.
maps with something original. etc, etc...
I like to try & have something in it, that I have not seen before.
also often a surprise. & always want an emotional response from the player.
good or bad, preferably good.
even bad comments, when constructive, help me improve the map & maybe future ones.
I always start a map with an idea in mind, then build around it.
some have come from experimenting in the editor.
someone else's map, may give me an idea or teach me about a gate system.
question things:
what if I ?...
can I do this ?...
what happens if I use these together ?...
Diamond Knight Jan 29, 2013 @ 3:35pm 
Yeah. It takes all of my pea-brain power just to realize I can't figure out someone else's chamber. Anything I come up with is gonna be way too easy.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 29, 2013 @ 3:20pm 
that would be a shame.
any reason why not ?
Diamond Knight Jan 29, 2013 @ 2:40pm 
Don't hold your breath. I may never make another one.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 29, 2013 @ 6:16am 
HURRAY :)
thankyou for your feedback.
I think this is 1 of my harder maps.
so well done.
keep on dreaming.
if you want to use some elements of my maps, in your next one you make,
go for it.
& leave a link in my comments & I will play it.
Diamond Knight Jan 28, 2013 @ 4:31pm 
I had a dream... and today it came true. I BEAT IT!!!
The turrets were the least of my problems.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 28, 2013 @ 2:34pm 
Diamond Knight
ps. there is a light bridge in there as well.
you will need to use it shortly after you get the cube.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 28, 2013 @ 2:31pm 
Diamond Knight
although in testing, I found it possible to go in there & kill the turrets.
& you are right, you do need the cube.
there is a much easier way.
if mohamad can't go to the mountain (or cube) ...
if this clue is to vague, let me know & I will explain further.
you have progressed well :)
Diamond Knight Jan 28, 2013 @ 1:40pm 
It appears I was thinking incorrectly. I thought I couldn't shoot behind those turrents.
Now I am in the room with the light-bridge & I took a screen shot just in case you want to see what happened. I tried to stop a cube before it got fizzled & now it's stuck. I can't get it out and no more are coming out. Is that something normal?
mood3rd  [author] Jan 28, 2013 @ 11:08am 
Diamond Knight
ps. they have portable walls behind them.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 28, 2013 @ 11:06am 
Diamond Knight
if you mean past the rail platform & on the pistons:
remember how you pressed the pedestal button to get the safety sphere.
it is a recent update, so should be their next time you start portal.
Reiman pointed out it was an obscure solution.
so I put a learning update, in the 1st chamber.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 28, 2013 @ 11:00am 
Jade BGE
yes you know the solution :)
this is probably 1 of my harder maps.
so well done :)
glad you liked it.
I am subscribed to your map "diversion"
Diamond Knight Jan 28, 2013 @ 2:28am 
mood3rd: I apologize for my lack of communication. I got that far. It is that 2nd set of 3 turrets that I can't get past. If I do manage to get past them, I go in the drink. Either way, I die.
Jade BGE Jan 27, 2013 @ 7:05pm 
I made the portal in the wrong place at the very end and could not get back inside the funnel room. I forgot I had to funnel those turrets away. But I had it. Other than my mistake that was very good. They is nothing simple about your simple turret chambers that's for sure. haha alright, that was a surprize.
mood3rd  [author] Jan 27, 2013 @ 3:16pm 
Reiman
glad you liked it :)
I hope the updates I mentioned, in reply to your helpfull comments, is helpfull ?
mood3rd  [author] Jan 27, 2013 @ 3:13pm 
Diamond Knight
as it is the entrance & exit area I presume you have not left the room yet.
if so: their is a pedestal button to get a safety sphere.
when you put it on the button, it turns off a fizzler, allowing you to portal to the higher chamber.
take it with you. & avoid the trap.

If you want more information, I will be glad to help.
please be specific in your questions.
thankyou for your feedback.
Reiman Jan 27, 2013 @ 3:58am 
mood3rd: yes, i went through it, surprised what happened about the faith jump; didn't see the lightbridge in the darkroom first, as a horizontal line of the grate to it directly overlaps the bridge, so suddenly was surprised where the bridge appeared after shooting a portal to have a look in that dark room.
- thx again for a funny map (see below)