Welcome to Morlock.
This map is inspired by George Pal's 1960 Movie version of H.G. Wells' book 'The Time Machine'. Morlock contains 2 maps: 1 for TDM Multiplayer only; and 1 for Single Player/Skirmish.
The main Mission Objective for the Single Player Mode is to locate the Exosuit and return with it to the location next to the parked truck in the canyon. To achieve this goal you will need to navigate all locations in the map and negotiate various barriers that bar your progress to return to the Earth's surface. A lot of additional details ahve been added in t he form of gates and switches. Don't forget to grab the Exosuit on your way out.
Morlock - Version 1.0 --------------------- MULTIPLAYER ----------- The Multiplayer Map has Marines and Mercs starting on the sunlit surface of the Earth in a lightly forested canyon; while Preds and Aliens take on the titular role of being the underground dwelling man-eating 'Morlocks'. Preds spawn in the ancient underground citadel. Aliens start in the lowest chthonic level of the map, surrounded by spiked walls and a ring of boiling lava. Various ladders, ramps, stairways, caves and tunnels link the locations together. SINGLE PLAYER ------------- There are 2 ways you can approach the Single Player version of this map: 1). Objective-Based Single Player Mode with a clear end goal. 2). Run 'n' gun free-form Skirmish. For Skirmish play, ignore the various Objectives present in the map and just go ballistic; run around the subterranean area of the map killing all the Bugs you can. Single Player Mode and Skirmish both support 'Easy', 'Medium' and 'Hard' Difficulty Levels of gameplay and are chosen by the player when the map starts: Easy - Less Aliens and More Ammo boxes are present. Medium - More Aliens and the same amount of Ammo boxes are present as 'Easy'. Hard - More Aliens than 'Medium'; but with less Ammo boxes. Also, certain Objectives in 'Hard' have been relocated. To select a difficulty level, locate an appropriately marked signpost and open the Ammo box adjacent to it. The nearby flue grate will open and you can then descend into Morlock proper. Opening a difficulty level Ammo box of your choice will render the other 2 Difficulty choices unavailable. Yeah, it took me a while to work all of this stuff out - and it may not be perfect - but it seems to work adequately. No Eloi were eaten during the making of this map. General Information: ------------------- Game : Aliens vs. Predator 2 Title : Morlock Version : 1.0 Included Files : Morlock_v1-0.txt - This readme file. Morlock.rez - Game data. Release Date : July, 2004 Type : Multiplayer: TDM Only Single Player: Mission and Skirmish. Author : Phil 'Windebieste' Wlodarczyk Email Address : windebieste AT planetavp DOT com Other Levels by Author : DM_Ruinous, An AvP2 Multiplayer map. Gladiator, An AvP2 Single Player Predator Skirmish map. SK_Ruinous, Modified version of DM_Ruinous for Single Player Marine Skirmish. SK_A_Loners_Fate, Modified version of Monolith's 'A Lesser Fate' for Single Player Marine Skirmish. Stranded_Redux, Stranded from original AvP remade to accommodate AvP2 Single and Multiplayer modes. SK_Precipice, An AvP2 Single Player Marine Skirmish map. Tar Baby, Multi and Single Player Skirmish AvP2 map. Backstreets, Multi and Single Player Skirmish AvP2 map. Xenocortex, Multiplayer map for Avp2. (Under the pseudonym: Sum_Dum_Phuc.) Shafts, Multiplayer map for AvP2. (Under the pseudonym: Sum_Dum_Phuc.) WiSPa, Map pack featuring 11 Single Player Marine maps for Skirmish play. Subway_Redux, Subway from original AvP remade to accommodate AvP2 Single and Multiplayer modes. Construction ------------ Editor Used : DEdit. Base : Scratch built. Construction Time : April 2004 - July 2004 Processing Time : Approx. 6 Minutes. Balance set to 950. Known Bugs : Please report any undocumented bugs. New Sounds : No. New Textures : New brick textures, signature, difficulty level selection signs and loading screen. Installation ------------ Make sure AvP2 is updated to the latest version, which is currently: 188.8.131.52 Place the Morlock.rez file in your 'c:\AliensVsPredator2' folder. Start the game; and in the Game Launcher's Main Menu select 'Options'. Enter (copy & paste, if you like) into the 'Command-Line' field: -rez Morlock.rez Check the box marked "Always specify these command-line parameters" to always load the map. Return to the Game Launcher's Main Menu and select: 'Play'. The game will then start with new map components loaded. Choose TDM_Morlock from the TDM (ONLY) maps Menu in the 'Multiplayer' Options. Or choose SKM_Morlock from the Single Player/Custom Levels Menu. Revision History: ----------------- Version 1.0: * First playable Version 1.0, Released July, 2004. My Thanks Goes to These People: ------------------------------- Thanx, to Groden and Praetor for helping to get this revised version out to the world quickly. Thanx, to my wife, the Evil Devilfish. Thanx, Monolith for creating Aliens vs. Predator 2; and then giving us the tools so that we could make it even better! ;) Thanx, to everybody who downloads my maps and sends feedback. Copyright / Permissions ----------------------- Morlock is copyright, Windebieste, July, 2004. Other Authors may NOT use the included Morlock.rez file or its contents as a base to build additional levels for financial gain. You are NOT permitted to commercially exploit Morlock, i.e. put it on a CD or any other electronic medium that is sold without my written permission. You MAY distribute this level and associated files included with it through an electronic network as long as the .zip file contents remain complete and unchanged and may not be modified in any way. This Text file MUST accompany the map's distribution in its entirety. Enjoy... Please. Do let me know what you think of this map. =) -Windebieste. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!WE WANT MORE AVP2 SKIRMISH MAPS!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Aliens vs Predator 2 has been out for more than 2 and a half years now; and it still has a dedicated fan based community. Where's Monolith Productions when their contributions to this community would be greatly appreciated..? ...and what about the Alien vs Predator movie... Where's AvP3, hey, Mr. Fox..?
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