Here¡¦s the original review for this map by Wade
This is a very simple map and I can kinda see that it was indeed based on Isengard from LotR.
Basically this map is a large tower in the middle of a square area covered in yavin textures. You can go inside the tower and stairs lead all the way to the top with one place to walk outside en-route.
On my way up I found a hole leading outside in one corner and three places where brushes overlap (one outside spanning the height of the tower.
I can see this map probably being used as a simple dueling map by a select few if you can get around the fact half of the map is untextured...unless you have the map those missing textures are in of course. Provided you don't expect a life-like resemblance of Isengard I don't see why you can go killing a few people on this map, the open area and the high tower could work. I must admit though, this one is not for me and most likely not for many people.
New Sounds: No New Textures: No Bot Support: No
Anyways, I do see SOME improvement with this map if not a lot. For one I got all the textures to work (JK2 BTW it won¡¦t work in JKA), and there seems to be some¡K.trees? Ents? Blobs of gunk put in to break up the terrain. I was hoping this map would be a lot better though. See this is kind of an interest to me, as I¡¦m the lead of the Lord Of The Rings Total Conversion ( http://lotrmod.digi-phoenix.com/ ), and I was hoping for something really good. Still can¡¦t always get what ya want. Anyways, there are still a lot of problems with this map. For one, it seem EXTREAMELY blocky, like most new mappers maps do, however this is a habit you want to break ASAP. Other problems with this map include unaligned textures, and lack of detail. Oh and I couldn¡¦t get it to come up on the menu, so I had to load it through the consol. Mind you, my first map was just as bad (Maybe even worse :D) however I didn¡¦t send it in. What I advise is make a couple practice maps before you go public. Also I suggest you goto http://richdiesal.jedioutcastmaps.com/tutorials/index.html as it will explain a lot of your problems, and in general teach you how to map well. Anyways that¡¦s about it, not a bad job, just a new one, practice some, and then lets get some really good work out of you ƒº ~DeathBringer
get into your jk2 game then bring up your console (shift+ ~) thenn type /map orthancii and it should load it up. the map now has more detail and more rooms, and theres alot of breakable stuff so if you are stuck somewhere theres likely a breakable wall nearby, thanx-Iceberg
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