Rusted Factory

1-on-1 players | Reviewed by Paul - Monday 14th May 2001 @ 4:31pm

Qurnel's latest is a joy to behold. The setting is gritty industrial and there is a lot of detail. There are plenty of nice touches from the hammers and spanners abandoned under perfectly positioned spotlights (strange that) to the rogue saw and screwdriver on top of random crates to the convey belt pushing a monotonous line of crates ala Quake 2. The textures are equally well detailed with several different custom signs such as the red armour notice and the "camp now" signs.

The layout is built around a three-layer skyward looking atrium. The encompassing layout is bit disjointed with no real path of smooth movement. Lots of lifts, ladders and teleporters intervene here and I thought this would make for very jumpy play. To a certain extent it does but its very on edge, keep your wits about you stuff. You'll have to keep your eye on the ball, so to speak, to rack up those frags. For me this type of play is enjoyable for 15-20 minutes after which it gets on my wick and begins to annoy. Playing it for short bursts worked best.

4.5 out of 5.0

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#1. Different.. ^

by Jay - Monday 14th May 2001 @ 11:13pm (

This one's been added to QMass' custom server.

#2. Looks excellent ^

by ToadWarrior - Tuesday 15th May 2001 @ 12:15am (

The pics remind me of that one rusted factory map in UT which is a favorite of mine so I'm checking it out. =)

#3. Yup.. ^

by XeNoN - Tuesday 15th May 2001 @ 2:17pm (

very nice...

#4. Yes, ^

by TombstoneJoe - Tuesday 15th May 2001 @ 6:55pm (

Credit Epic Games for some of those textures from Unreal Tournament

#5. : | ^

by Drannerz - Thursday 17th May 2001 @ 3:51am (

I'm not too sure about this one. Duel was nice but FFA didn't really blow my mind.

Quite nice looking though.

#6. North.. ^

by MisYu - Thursday 17th May 2001 @ 9:51am (

..0wnz all other DM maps, including this one :)

*MisYu slaps Qurnel around a bit with "Teritory"

#7. yeah? ^

by Drannerz - Thursday 17th May 2001 @ 2:36pm (

what about efdm12?

#8. MisYu slaps Dranz ^

by MisYu - Friday 18th May 2001 @ 10:05am (

De gustibus non est disputandum.. :P

Oh and by the way, I think it's impossible to make a classification of maps, so don't match them :)

#9. I played this vs a bot... ^

by Aardappel - Friday 18th May 2001 @ 12:28pm (

and its a VERY dominating map. not that this is bad, it actually nice for a change with all the hyper-connected maps around, but I hope the author was aware of this :)

#10. you wha'? ^

by Drannerz - Monday 21st May 2001 @ 2:14pm (

I agree completely, MisYu - It is impossible to make a classification of maps.

In other news: 'Saving Private Ryan' and 'Abcool' are just as good as Rusted Factory...Happy now?

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