You are sent to war-torn Africa to assassinate The Jackal, a mysterious arms dealer who has rekindled conflict between local warlords, jeopardizing thousands of lives. In order to fulfil your mission you will have to play the warring factions against each other, identify and exploit their weaknesses, and neutralize their superior numbers with surprise, subversion, cunning and, of course, brute force.

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Multiplayer Map
Jan 12th, 2009
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John Hubberts; Andrew Mousseau; Chris Morrow; Matt Love
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Cliffhanger is an entry in the What the...? Competition. Inspired by the original Halo map Boarding Action, this map is a standard town built around a railroad. All is normal, save for the fact that the entire town is built on the side of a vertical cliff. The town of cliffhanger is designed for team deathmatch play, but works well with any game mode. The map is split in half by a train. Each base is located at either end of the train. Although it might seem that the map caters to sniping, you will find that putting a round through someone's head across the map is harder than you would think.

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trumpetgod Jan 13 2009, 12:23am says:

my apologies, this is not the correct preview image. if you want to see the correct image, i posted it on my blog at

msfrisbie dot wordpress dot com

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trumpetgod Jan 13 2009, 3:24am says:

also, i was dorky enough to name this page my name instead of the map name. the map name is Cliffhanger.

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brunomartelli Jan 13 2009, 5:54am replied:

i did that too.......

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Grimezy15 Jan 13 2009, 3:50am says:


I only just noticed you cant edit your addons anymore.

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Varsity Jan 13 2009, 1:30pm replied:

I can edit mine. It must be an issue with FC2's game profile.

Edit: sent an email about it.

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trumpetgod Jan 13 2009, 8:47pm says:

There we go. Turns out you CAN update.

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trumpetgod Jan 13 2009, 8:53pm says:

Please post about the quality of the map!

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Sylvor91 Jan 13 2009, 9:29pm says:

This is a ******* awesome, and ******* original map. Seriously. From the overall layout of the map, to the fine details and furnishings which make it come alive, to the little details like breakable wood on the train carrying the pipes. Overlapping levels prevent sniping, and ladders and such make height advantage negligible.


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4ev3r Jan 14 2009, 8:58am says:

lol Cool id,nice job.

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Otreum Jan 14 2009, 6:33pm says:

Was going to attempt a map that had buildings on the ground, walls and ceiling but figured it wasn't all that great.
I didn't think too much of this either... And it's not that hard to do a made side ways trumpetgod ....

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trumpetgod Jan 15 2009, 2:00am replied:

excuse me for being bitter, but it is hard to comprehend someone putting so little thought into a comment- exactly as you did. i know damn well you can just make a map on flat land, select the whole thing and rotate it 90 degrees. what YOU fail to take into account is that that would be a remarkably ****** map. connecting all the buildings appropriately, working around all the invisible walls that don't exactly match the contours of the buildings, and getting the fall damage distances exactly right are all examples of things that take large quantities of time AND are necessary for the map to play well.

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Otreum Jan 14 2009, 6:41pm says:

Just downloaded and played, and only niggle I have is the side wall that it's all based on.
Personally I would have layed down a whole bunch of cliff rocks on the ground so that they were facing up to the sky. Then I would have built the town on those rocks without all the walkways and so on.
Then I would have selected it all, rotated it sideways, making sure there were no snapping check boxes ticked. Then I would have added all the walkways and so on, which would really be a game in itself to make, it would be fun.
So good work.

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f0u Jan 14 2009, 9:30pm says:


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Rockshow2oo8 Jan 15 2009, 6:58am says:

Very interesting map....

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Rockshow2oo8 Jan 15 2009, 6:59am says:

Little dark but it's OK :)

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