Flux

2v2 Slayer
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Map Description

  1. CommanderColson


    Hello everyone, this is Evan Colson and today I’m here to talk about my new 2v2 map “Flux” and some of the design process that went on behind the scenes in making it.


    Being new to 2v2 design, I made the effort to first play a plethora of 2v2’s other community members had made, along with talking to them to understand some of their own design goals. I came to understand that spawning and map control were vital to a solid 2v2 experience, so I set out to create a unique and exciting design that included these aspects.


    Being asymmetrical in design, I tried to find ways to include symmetrical aspects within its asymmetrical layout in order to create a form of ying-yang gameplay, that would keep players dancing around the map in quick and easily accessible routes. For instance, the Hydra and Power up on the map spawn on opposite sides, in risky, and exposed locations, divided by lanes of segmentation, so that players must traverse the map in order to control both.


    Thematically, my goal was to give the mass out a gritty, cliffside mining facility feel, looking out over a large vista that would contrast significantly with the dungy and claustrophobic artificial interior.


    Flux is a map I am extremely proud of, but I couldn’t have fulfilled my vision of it without the help of the community. I’d like to thank all those who tested and provided feedback for Flux, as it’s design wouldn’t have been the same without your input. If you would like to play Flux, look for it in my files under the gamertag: CommanderColson, and I hope to see you on the virtual battlefield.

Recent Reviews

  1. brusky0086 brusky0086
    8/5,
    Map looks insanely good everywhere I looked including a wonderful view of the sun filled sky with the walkway in the foreground.The Hallways I think are excellent looking all throughout the map.The combat was fun for the most part aside from getting headshot repeatedly by this guy Dead Cassette.But I still had a great time and the Lift is dope. Great work.

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  1. CertifiedChamp

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    This doesn't look like scavenger
     
  2. ZombieDyer

    ZombieDyer ODST

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    This isn't a 4v4, reported.
     
  3. D4rkDeath

    D4rkDeath ONI Agent
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    This looks great man! I’ll have to give it a try!
     
  4. Phillyphresh

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    All Hail the Commander! First Scavenger (an Instant Classic), and now a map sure to added to the Doubles MP Playlists! I only wish it were 4v4...
     
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  5. WARHOLIC

    WARHOLIC Cartographer
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    I would feature this map right now if the staff was available to write up an article ;) Nominated for Community Favorites! I think this is some of your best work since Scavenger. The map's simplistic layout makes each section fun and memorable, great execution on your spaces.
     
  6. a Chunk

    a Chunk Blockout Artist
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    This is one of the best maps I've seen in Halo 5 atmospherically. Extremely impressive.

    Unfortunately, nominating and voting for Community Favorites is entirely useless at this point also. What's it been...5 months or so since there was actually an announcement of the Community Favorites winners? It's incredibly disappointing, and inexcusable.

    Regardless, I nominated this already also. It was the first map I'd nominated in a very long time. Well done.
     
  7. WARHOLIC

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    Yeah, we've missed the past 6 cycles of ForgeHub Favorites. The team has been busy on other things but we will do our best so that if Colson or anyone else is lucky enough to win, the map will be given the respect it deserves for a feature in our library. We'll figure this out soon. Great job again Colson, when it comes time, one of my votes goes to you :)
     
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  8. D4rkDeath

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    Oh my... just recently walked through this. This map exceeds the limitations of Forge. Beautiful, thought out, impressive.
     
  9. CommanderColson

    CommanderColson Legendary
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    I really appreciate all the love you guys :)
     
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  10. CommanderColson

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  12. purely fat

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    your lighting is really good.
     
  13. Goat

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    Is this BTB
     
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  14. purely fat

    purely fat The Fattest Forger
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    no it is a few hallways.
     
  15. Sins of Truth

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    Needs more Cthulhu
     
  16. Soldat Du Christ

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    "ying yang gameplay"
     
  17. Mags

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    Its the most Halo map I've played in Halo 5:yes:
     
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  18. Skyward Shoe

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    This is the most thematically fantastic thing I've ever seen done with forge. I want to live here.
     
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  19. II SEGA USA II

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    This map is definitely a benchmark for the community, great work!
     
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