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TMNF MTC - July 2018
  apX.Magik :3
TMNF MTC - July 20186:07 PM 02-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
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Welcome to the Monthly Track Contest once again.

This month I decided to dig something out from the suggestions and this is what I found suggested by   Joost»LT back in 2012...

Originally posted by Joost»LT ...
Redrive:
A track for this theme should have a certain point, where the driver has to turn around to redrive the track all the way back to the start (where also the finish is).
This means that the track will have to be build in such a way that it can be driven in the two directions!


RULES
-You must create a map where it can be driven in two directions.
-This means that the beginning (or at least most of it) should be reused.
-There must be some sort of turning point in the track where it is shown that you go "Backwards"
-You must reuse what you drove in the "forward" direction for the "backward" direction for at least 10 seconds.
-The 10 seconds start as soon as you drive on something once again (don't worry about this much though).

I would like to think that this should be well explained, however, if you have any questions, please feel free to ask.


IMPORTANT
-Topic rule: Make only 1 post for your released entry, using a FULL sized link
-Track rule: Name your track "(MTC) TrackName" (for ex: "MTC - Vertex")
-(the track names MUST include the tag "MTC" here on TMX)
-Competition rule: Already existing tracks (released or in the beta area) are not allowed
-Do NOT edit your entry track AFTER the deadline has been announced
(any violation of the 'competition rules' can disqualify your track from the contest)

JUDGING SYSTEM
-Creativity - 10 Points possible
we judge: the creativity, the route, the concept, the overall track ...
-Fun - 10 Points possible
we judge : the hunting potential, the player-friendly factor, the challenges, the smoothness ...
-Overall Looks - 10 Points possible
we judge : the overall scenery design, the visual moments, the Intro / In-game / Outro MT ...

DEADLINE
The track submission deadline is Sunday, the 22th of July
(You have to submit your entries between and including the 1th and the 22nd of this month)

PRIZE
The Winner gets a showcase track of his/her choosing, on the Frontpage
and, of course, the pride and respect you get within the community for winning a MTC

GOOD LUCK
Please allow a day or two for clarifications in case of rules / theme adjustments
Don't start building senseless wait a few moments and keep an eye on this topic

/!\ I am looking for some keen judges as I need some help, therefore:
If you want to volunteer as a judge, send me a PM @   apX.Magik :3 /!\

Last edited 02-Jul-2018 by   apX.Magik :3
  Michaelangelo
3:52 AM 03-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Toy-Car Racer



0) Can anyone make more than one entry?
1) Can it be a multilap with 2 turning points?
2) Can the turning point be a respawn?
3) Can it force players to avoid checkpoints in "forward" direction (e.g. jump above them) and to collect them in "backward" direction?
Last edited 03-Jul-2018 by   Michaelangelo
  apX.Magik :3
8:09 AM 03-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
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0) No, only 1 full-size link to 1 entry.
1) For the sake of keeping things simple, please just have 1 turning point, otherwise the mtc will become hard to judge and it will most likely be confusing to see the two turning points in tracks
2) Yes it can.
3) Yes, you can avoid checkpoints in the backwards direction, i actually encourage you to have a different cp for the backwards direction of possible so that the player knows they're going in the right direction
  Assasse
8:35 AM 03-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Go-Kart Racer



ok, it seems look like a very good mtc
I have 2/3 questions :


The part where we can drive in two directions can be in the middle of track ? (with , for exemple, 10s before and 20s after ? green square in image)

Second image :


On the red rectangle, it's my road which can be drive in two directions, but there is another line more faster. It is considered allowed for this part ?

Thx for your answers
  jurajojo
9:01 AM 03-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Soft-Top Racer



Wait, wasn't there always max length for a track in MTCs? Cause according to these rules, it sounds like I can make an RPG but that was usually not the case on MTCs, with some exceptions tho.
  MR
3:07 PM 03-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Trackmaniac!



Originally posted by Assasse ...

The part where we can drive in two directions can be in the middle of track ? (with , for exemple, 10s before and 20s after ? green square in image)

Yes

On the red rectangle, it's my road which can be drive in two directions, but there is another line more faster. It is considered allowed for this part ?

I think this isnt allowed, because everyone will drive the short-cut. The theme is to force the player to drive the same route back

  apX.Magik :3
7:21 PM 03-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
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@Assasse, I stand by MR's answers. I wouldn't mind if it was like a larger area of space and you went through 2 different CPs, but MR summarised the answer for you really...
Originally posted by MR ...
The theme is to force the player to drive the same route back

...Otherwise this theme becomes a bit pointless and you might as well make any map you want x)

@Jurajojo, yeah, there was restrictions on that, but tbh idc, as long as it's fun and I guess a bit of a shorter RPG (for example like a 5min one instead of a huge project of 20mins long runs) i'm not too fussed because I would play those RPGs

  Assasse
7:51 PM 03-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Go-Kart Racer



ok thanks for your answers
I go build now
  inf.
8:29 PM 04-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Zimmer Racer!



So that I get this right. It's not possible to build a start with 10s, then keep driving the map for 40 secs and afterwards you go back to the start section and drive the 10 secs back?
You rather need a visual/real turning point at half of the map and drive the whole map back?

If you negate the first question, I can erase my track xD Would be my own fault, since I didn't read the rules properly.
  apX.Magik :3
8:56 PM 04-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
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I kind of ment for you to drive the route you built backwards for a duration of 10seconds... in fullspeed, you won't be driving the first 10 seconds at the end for a duration of 10 seconds... it will probably last like 2 at most if you're at high speed ... xd ...

Maybe I overcomplicated this theme, but all you need to do is create a map where you have a part of the map that you drive "backwards"

eg. From start, drive for 20 seconds, redrive the last 10 seconds back from where you came from, then go to finish the map from a different point
  elaus43
9:16 PM 04-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Beyond Help!



nice theme
Last edited 05-Jul-2018 by   elaus43
  inf.
9:29 PM 04-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Zimmer Racer!



Don't worry about the time, i have a plan for that. It seems like my track is not lost, yet (hopefully). Thanks for the quick answer.
  Michaelangelo
10:33 PM 04-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Toy-Car Racer



Quote ...
Do NOT edit your entry track AFTER the deadline has been announced
The deadline has been announced already. And how anyone supposed to edit their entries before the deadline has been announced if it was announced when the topic was created?
Last edited 04-Jul-2018 by   Michaelangelo
  MR
9:06 AM 05-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Trackmaniac!



Yes, a bit confusing.
Correction:
after the deadline has been reached
  apX.Thunder
5:41 PM 05-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Toy-Car Racer



MTC - Deja-Vu! by   apX.Thunder
  apX.Magik :3
8:13 PM 05-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
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Originally posted by Michaelangelo ...
The deadline has been announced already. And how anyone supposed to edit their entries before the deadline has been announced if it was announced when the topic was created?

It means when I say that that the judging period has begun.
  Marius 89
9:42 AM 07-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Moped Racer



TMU, TMNF and TM2 TMX all have kinda the same theme lol
  simo_900
12:34 PM 07-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Trackmaniac!



just a reminder to build your track in a way that it won't be cutable, because it probably will be as you can't have checkpoints for 10+ seconds of the route... pretty sure I have to scrap my track as there's no way I can block a massive cut
Last edited 07-Jul-2018 by   simo_900
  apX.Magik :3
9:32 PM 07-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
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Originally posted by Marius 89 ...
TMU, TMNF and TM2 TMX all have kinda the same theme lol


lul I didn't even know
  simo_900
1:27 PM 08-Jul-18 : Quote : Report : #
Trackmaniac!



Shouldn't be cutable now
mtc « Turning Back. by   simo_900
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