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Freax Arena

Posted by Sixen Mar 07, 2014 at 00:54 UTC

Freax Arena by WiiKing

In Freax Arena, you begin the game as a hero, alongside 5 allied heroes, as with any hero brawler styled game. However, this game skirts away from the normal modes of grinding in the MOBA genre. You can earn points by questing, doing random events, conquest, in addition to killing your enemies. The Public Beta is kicking off tomorrow (March 7th), following a game presentation, at 7:00 pm (CET), on http://twitch.tv/msthechosenone.

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Lego-style Physics Tech Demo

Posted by Sixen Feb 27, 2014 at 19:08 UTC

"Lego"-style Physics Tech Demo by Zolden

Curious about some of the capabilities of the GalaxyEditor still? Zolden shows off some of what the physics engine can do: think lego style building games here, and the map is based completely on actors. In this tech demo, you can simply build stuff and then blow it up afterward, but again, there are many possibilities here.

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Almost any custom shapes with <= 32 sides can be used, also spheres and cylinders. Also there are 5-6 physical parameters we can modify in large diapason to create funny behaving physical materials. I haven't tried it yet, but we probably can attach forces to the physical objects, which opens startling possibilities of fun generating, like imitating matter.

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Additional Pylons

Posted by Sixen Feb 13, 2014 at 02:52 UTC

Additional Pylons by Alimen

When the chief executor of planet Furr III, Merrnix, woke up, he found out all the pylons vanished! All the probes were destroyed, even the psionic link to Aiur had been cut off! At the moment, a survived probe wandered in front of Nexus ……

<… Additional Pylons!> is a puzzle-RPG map which allow 1 - 4 players join the adventure. Players have to use limited resources and place the pylons to the right place to beat the game. The map includes 22 stages and a light-weight storyline. Let’s find out what happened on planet Furr III ……

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Rock the Cabinet Contest

Posted by Sixen Feb 01, 2014 at 05:49 UTC

Update: Get your maps some publicity and feedback! Be sure to join us for map night!

Rock the Cabinet Contest by Blizzard Arcade

For those of you that have been around long enough, you'll know the last Blizzard contest was the previous BlizzCon mapping contest. With the recent changes, Blizzard has decided to throw a nice "welcome" contest to the brand new Arcade with some pretty big cash prizes, as well as a little extra swag. This is what we've all been waiting for, Mapsters! :).

RULES

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We’re looking forward to the variety of games that will be made! Here are the requirements that each submission must follow to be considered a valid entry:

  • The game must be in English.
    • Barring any legal restrictions from your home country and state, anyone is able to participate in this contest, but there must be an English version of the game.
  • The game should support at least one, but no more than six players.
    • You can make a single player RPG or a battle-arena game, but we don’t want the lobby size to be too big. Six is a good maximum for us.
  • Your game files will need to be uploaded as part of the submission.
  • The game must be published to the North American Region of StarCraft II using the map editor.
  • The game’s info page in the StarCraft II Arcade must have a description, at least one screenshot, and the ‘How to Play’ section must be filled out.
  • A forum thread must be created on our Arcade Game Showcase Forum with the following requirements:
    • The title of the thread should read “Rock the Cabinet: [GAMENAME]”
      • Example: Rock the Cabinet: StarJeweled
  • A link to your game should be provided.
  • A description of your game should be included in the first post in the thread.

PRIZES

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First Place

  • $7,000
  • Developer Jam Session
    • The first place winner will participate in a video conference with select members of the StarCraft II development for an intimate chat about all things game development.
  • Tickets to the next BlizzCon
  • Localization
    • Winners will have their game text localized in Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.

Second Place

  • $5,000
  • Tickets to the next BlizzCon
  • Localization
    • Winners will ha==== ve their game text localized in Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.

Third Place

  • $3,000
  • Tickets to the next BlizzCon
  • Localization
    • Winners will have their game text localized in Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.
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World War Three!

Posted by Sixen Jan 24, 2014 at 02:59 UTC

Update: Get your maps tested, play awesome maps, and have lots of fun! Join us for Map Night!

World War Three! by sandround

World War Three!, formerly Defcon ONE, is a strategic thermo-nuclear war game. Players begin in Defcon 5 and slowly build up toward Defcon 1 status. The map is mostly complete; however, will not be completed by the author. That being said, he has released the unlocked map to public domain for anyone who wishes to continue it, here on SC2Mapster!

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