As is becoming tradition, we will be holding a public build competition in preperation for the Empire War 6th Anniversary.
This will be running from this Friday (2nd November) until next Friday (9th November), except Saturday (the day of the next Empire War update). Last year it only lasted one weekend, but we quickly realised that was not long enough!
The point of the competition will be to build an event map for the Anniversary Events on the weekend of the 10th/11th November. The plots are 161x161 blocks in area, though you do not necessarily need to use the entire plot. You will be able to choose between doing a Capture the Flag, Team Deathmatch, or Assassin map. There is an explanation of each of these game types below.
Capture the Flag
In this gamemode there are two teams opposing each other, at opposite ends of a map. They have a fortress/base, in which their flag is kept. The aim of the game is to infiltrate the enemy's base, steal their flag, and make it back to your base - thereby capturing it.
If you feel the plots size (161x161) is too small for the map you have in mind, simply build half the map (only one team's side), and we will mirror it to create the other team's side. This would create a symmetrical map with two bases at either end.
Team Deathmatch & Assassin
This is fairly self-explanatory. Simply create an arena in which two or three teams can fight to the death in. It would be best to make it exciting through using a variety of terrains and heights, as well as different features and structures. Team Deathmatches can be played on the same maps as the Assassin gamemode, so there is no need to build a map for one or the other.
In the Assassin gamemode, one player is the 'assassin'. This player has strong weapons and armour, and attempts to kill everyone else. The aim of the remainder of the players is to in turn kill the assassin before they all die.
If you have any questions about the event, be sure to talk to one of the Creators (Tobberz or Gelek) or thebeserker.
The competition will start at 18:00 UTC Friday, and run until the morning of Saturday, before commencing again on Sunday morning.
The IP is build.empirewar.org