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#1 Kaelan Frey

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Posted 29 November 2014 - 01:58 PM

When a host is about to create a lobby, for example, in cp_process_rc3 instead of cp_process_final, or cp_badlands_pro instead of cp_badlands, there should be a pop-up warning that they're about to play in an unpopular variant of the "real" map that they probably want to play and provide an option to switch to the regular map (aswell as one to discard the message entirely, if they know what they're doing).

 

I ask this because as a lobby player it's annoying when someone creates a lobby in cp_granary_pro instead of cp_granary for the sake of whatever and I bet it's due to ignorance and sometimes dodging another Granary lobby that they don't want to play.


Edited by TheMattgician, 05 December 2014 - 01:06 AM.
Original Title: "Add a pop-up warning when creating a lobby in unpopular variants of popular maps"

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#2 TheMattgician

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Posted 05 December 2014 - 01:05 AM

The preferred direction for the dev team is to setup a blacklist, which would allow new maps to be introduced, while preventing koth_viaduct_rc4 from happening (it's so easy to forget the pro).

 

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#3 sage78

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 02:17 PM

sorry for necro but cp_granary is still allowed while every league i know uses cp_granary_pro_b10 wich isn't in the Create list
cp_metalworks_rc5 is also outdated in the list - latest version cp_metalworks_rc7

#4 Garrappachc

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 08:36 PM

TF2Center does not force you to use cp_granary instead of cp_granary_pro_b10, but it does not give you that hint nor thumbnail. For me the best would be to add newest pro versions and make some kind of wildcard for thumbnails (i.e. cp_granary*, so that cp_granary_pro_b10 gets a thumbnail as well).



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Posted 14 April 2016 - 02:47 AM

Archiving. Please submit another form if you would like to bump this idea.


It's been fun, thanks for the ride.






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