Question about release of dod_caen

01-13-2008, 11:11 PM
I want to please the community but the map I am working on is so big and there is so much to do to it. I guess it doesn't help that if I think something doesn't look good enough I work at it and work at it till im satisfied.

My question is should I release dod_caen in alpha stages before its completely stable/playing properly/brushwork complete, etc to let the dods community enjoy it? Because I fear that if I wait there wont be as many people interested if I take to long to complete the map.

So what do you guys want? Vote for me if you would. I would like to know what the community feels.

1)Release it already! We don't Care what it looks like we just want to play!

2)Release it but I think you should keep working on it to its full potential

3)Keep working on it as hard as you can till its suitable/stable/looking good.

4)Work on it till its perfect! I want to only play the best!

5)Release it to a select amount of people for testing and go from there.

piu piu
01-13-2008, 11:27 PM
judging from the screens i guess it would already be fun playing it just as it is but still my vote goes for no. 5

take your time.

01-14-2008, 12:28 AM
i think its better you made gameplay tests with players first. you need good critics to complete youre map near perfect!

01-14-2008, 01:58 AM
A closed test, find some clan/group that will let you use their server for a closed test. I bet if you asked in here you could find one real quick.

Cpl. Punishment
01-14-2008, 05:40 AM
Definitely option 5.

Toby Wong
01-14-2008, 06:00 AM
The sooner you get it tested, the better. I'd go for option 5. More than happy to playtest it on our UK server.

01-14-2008, 07:33 AM
SunLit would be in for a playtest
#5 ftw
PM me if you are interested

01-14-2008, 09:46 AM
yeah, i wouldn't release it to the public and keep working on it because then you get all the different versions that servers have. thats the amazing thing i see with a lot of the camp maps, there will still be servers playing the _b5 or _rc2 versions of the maps.

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