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2017: Mapcore's Year in Review



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I'm sure that by now most of us have our sleeves rolled up and are ready to tackle yet another year, but before we move forward let's take a moment to look back at what 2017 meant for our community. It was a time of immense growth for both professionals and amateurs alike. A time when everyone seemed to have surpassed their former selves. And without slowing down, some have even managed to land their first job in the industry. I don't know what this new year holds, what challenges to overcome will arise, but I know for certain that I'm excited to see everyone become even greater!


2017: Mapcore's Year in Review



Overwatch - Oasis

by Phillip K, Bram Eulaers, Helder Pinto and others



Dishonored 2: Death of the Outsider - Curator level

by electrosheepkikette and others



Payday 2 - Brooklyn Bank level

by General Vivi



Sniper Elite 4 - Regilino Viaduct

by Beck Shaw and others



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Offtime

by Squad



Team Fortress 2 - Shoreleave

Art pass, props and sound by Freyja



Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus - Farmhouse

Modeled, textured and composed by BJA



Half-Life 2: Downfall

by marnamai



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Studio

by ZelZStorm, TanookiSuit3 and Hollandje



Portal 2 - Refraction

by Stract



Counter Strike: Global Offensive - Breach

by Yanzl and Puddy



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Berth

by grapen



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Kaizen

by Andre Valera and Jakuza



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Asylum

by Libertines



Half-Life 2: Episode 2 - FusionVille: The Shadow over Ravensmouth

by Klems



Unreal Engine 4 scene

by Dario Pinto



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Grind

by The Horse Strangler, `RZL and MaanMan



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Aurelia remake

by Serialmapper



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Tangerine

by Harry Poster



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Abbey

by Lizard and TheWhaleMan



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Apollo

by Vaya, CrTech, Vorontsov, JSadones



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Sirius

by El Exodus



Unreal Engine 4 scene

by Corvus



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Subzero




Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - Biome

by jd40

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12 hours ago, Serialmapper said:

Wow! What a pleasant surprise!

You better finish that remake. It's looking pretty promising!

3 hours ago, IGNI said:

gj everyone. tangerine is my favorite map of the year.

Yeah, I like the vibes of Tangerine as well. It's really rough around the corners, but with some more TLC it could turn out as something special. That is, if @Harry Poster wants to keep working on it.

A lot of promising maps from the contest, some that didn't make it to the list. I hope their respective creators manage to take them to the next level.

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Don't worry, it will be finished this spring or early summer. I had to to make some layout changes and unify the map's theme, because the old version was a weird stew of themes. Also i had to learn how to use substance designer to create my own custom textures (tiles and plaster walls). 

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