Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2

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Banana Bay
Other: Jungle
Game Mode: Payload Race
File Size
39.455 MB
Jun 20, 2017 @ 11:41pm
Aug 20, 2017 @ 9:01pm
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Banana Bay

A chaotic payload race taking place along the cliffs of a tropical cove. Utilizes the finale from Cactus Canyon.

Now in the game! No need to download it here, unless that's your thing.

Thanks! plr_bananabay_rc4; 951657912

This is a rotationally symmetrical map designed around a rail bridge with a train that acts as a hazard, flow redirector, and finale. The antithesis of room-corridor-room syndrome.

Payload Race and team deathmatch working hand in hand. The payload paths are kept near each other to maximize chances of cart vs cart battles. The size of the map keeps everything close by, and the density of paths keeps every class's options open. At the end the action is focused on that central bridge as both teams are trying to get their cart hit by the train. So far I haven't seen this map stalemate (except one time when I goofed and made a team's rollback zone too big) with most matches lasting 4 to 8 minutes.

Flanking classes have a field day with all the routes. Close range classes enjoy the twisting tunnels and alternate paths. Snipers have their sniper vs. sniper deck, with numerous sightlines in the battlefield for the ones with good game sense. Engineers have a few good defensive spots, but there are several ways to counter each of them. Ninjaneers will have a challenge setting up with great payoff. Jumping classes can make use of all the different levels. Medics don't have much opportunity to use ubers to break strong holds, but are still a great benefit.
Popular Discussions View All (13)
Mar 10, 2019 @ 2:40pm
Any servers that run it
Crystal Dude
Jul 23, 2018 @ 3:28pm
Crystal Dude
Aug 6, 2017 @ 9:14am
is this what i think it is...
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criogenx Feb 15 @ 1:17pm 
Thank you
criogenx Feb 15 @ 12:48am 
is there a way to use this map on sfm? please some help and thanks
Little Reaper Apr 19, 2019 @ 12:47pm 
PLS I need help,how to use this map in the SFM
Rawr'ussia ❄ Nov 19, 2018 @ 1:06pm 
Personal favorite map from the jungle inferno update.
Alot going on, nice easter eggs. and Also great screenshot material too (noclip out to the islands and look back at the playable area)
littlemacweir Oct 16, 2018 @ 8:57pm 
Does the train get a killstreak?
epicgahmer1006 Oct 8, 2018 @ 6:16am 
Best Payload map ever. 100000000000000000000000000000000/10
saximaphone Aug 5, 2018 @ 2:28pm 
Actually I find the carts are spaced just enough to have a decent tug of war going on.
PotMaskedMan - RIP Rick May Aug 3, 2018 @ 6:32pm 
It looks awesome, its a shame that it has to be a payload. Those maps are too shit not because of many unbalances but because i dont give a shit about teamwork most of the times xD
saximaphone Jul 23, 2018 @ 6:22pm 
Well decompiling it is causing some issues and hammer isn't exactly cooperating so it will take a while if at all.