This is a basic guide on how to set up Stockpile.

Setting up Stockpile

Setting up the Map

  1. By this point you should have the Map set up with
    1. Most of the maps lay out done
    2. Bases or Places for at least Red and Blue
    3. Spawning Locations for at least Red and Blue
    4. a place that you want to be neutral to the teams

Placing the Flag

  1. Go to the neutral area
  2. Create one of the following and place it where you want the flag to spawn
    1. Flag stand (found in Objectives tab) –Recommended –
      1. Will stay in the Flag stand until picked up
      2. Will reset after picked up and timer’s limit has been reached
      3. Will be static on the map which makes for a good goal
    2. Hill Marker (found in Objectives tab)
      1. May fall when spawned
      2. May reset even if no one has picked it up, because it moved
      3. Will be static on the map which makes for a good goal
    3. Anything else
      1. May have strange effects including not spawning, spawning where cannot be picked up, object may not be able to be picked up, or others.
      2. May reset even if no one has picked it up, because it moved
      3. If set as a movable object (gun, vehicle, dice) and it moves to another place and the bomb reset, the bomb will reset where the object is.
      4. If you set as a movable object is will make an un-static goal
  3. Have that objective selected and hit x
  4. Go to the advanced tab
  5. Change game specific to True
    1. If you do not, it will show your object in every gametype
  6. Change the Gametype Label to “CTF_FLAG_RETURN”
  7. Repeat Steps 1 to 8 replacing but for at least Blue team and Neutral
    1. May include Orange and Green

Placing the Goals

  1. Go to the Red Base
  2. Create one of the following and place it where you want the Flags to be brought
    Usually Goals for different game types are set in the same place (right on top of each other).
    1. Capture Plate (found in Objectives tab) –Recommended –
      1. Will be static on the map which makes for a good goal
    2. Hill Marker (found in Objectives tab)
      1. Will be static on the map which makes for a good goal
    3. Anything else
      1. May have strange effects including object may not be able to be picked up, or others.
      2. If you set as a movable object is will make an un-static goal
  3. Have that objective selected and hit x
  4. Set Team to Red
  5. Go to the Shape and set to Circle or Box
    1. This makes a space for the Flags to be brought
    2. Set to at least the area of the size of a Spartan, although I would recommend:
      1. Circle 3×3 (W*T) (Bottom only if off the floor and you want to be accessed from the bottom)
      2. Box 3*3*3 (W*T*L) (Bottom only if off the floor and you want to be accessed from the bottom)
  6. Go to the advanced tab
  7. Change game specific to True
    1. If you do not it will show your object in every gametype
  8. Change the Gametype Label to “STP_GOAL”
  9. Repeat Steps 2 to 8, but for
    1. Blue
    2. Orange
    3. Green
  10. This will not work if Neutral

Setting up Stockpile Spawning

By this point in the map design you should have Initial Spawns (with team colors of at least Red and Blue) and Respawn Points (all neutral). This section is for setting up the Respawn Influencers that will be affecting these points.

The easiest way of setting up Team Spawning

We are going to create one respawn zone per team (Red, Blue, Green, and Orange).

  1. Go to the area or base for Red Team
  2. Hit x and open the Object Menu, Then Go to the Spawning Tab and create a Respawn Zone
  3. Place above the center of the base or just in front
  4. Hit x on the Respawn zone
  5. Set Team to Red
  6. Give a Shape
    1. Make sure it covers the Red Base and least some of the Respawn points outside of the base
    2. Usually covering a large area of 1/4 to 1/3 of the map.
  7. Go to the advanced tab
  8. Set Game Specific to “TRUE”
  9. Set Game Type Label to “TEAM_ONLY”
    1. Will affect Assault, CTF, Team Headhunter, Team KoTH, Team Oddball, Team Slayer, Bro-Slayer (if not set up), Stockpile, Territories.
  10. Repeat steps 1 to 9 for at least blue; also Green and Orange if you wish

Finishing Up Capture the Flag Setup

So far we have set up the flags, goals, and tuned the spawning. Now it is time to finish up the map.

These steps are usually reserved for Weapons, Vehicles, Armor Abilities, or Toys.

Not Recommended for Setting for Buildings and scenery, as they will not spawn in some game types

Team Specific Items

In this step you add ANYTHING that you want to be placed in the team Based games (those that are not Invasion or infection). This is a very powerful, because items with this label will only spawn in Team Based Games.

  1. Grab the object you wish to spawn in only in team games
  2. Hit x and go to the advanced tab
  3. Set Gametype Specific to “TRUE”
  4. Set Game type Label to “TEAM_ONLY”
  5. Repeat for all of these items

Stockpile Specific Items

In this step you add ANYTHING that you only want to be place in a Stockpile game. This is a very powerful label, because items with this label will only spawn in Stockpile.

  1. Grab the object you wish to spawn in only in Stockpile games
  2. Hit x and go to the advanced tab
  3. Set Gametype Specific to “TRUE”
  4. Set Game type Label to “STOCKPILE”
  5. Repeat for all of these items

Symmetry Specific Items

In this step you add ANYTHING that you only want to be place in a Symmetry Specific game. This is a very powerful setting, because it could give both teams a weapon in symmetric games or on the same map give only one team a weapon in an asymmetric game.

  1. First decide if you want this item to be dependent on team games or Stockpile games or none.
    1. If choose Team or Stockpile do those steps 1 to 5 first then continue.
  2. Second decide if you want this item to be dependent on Stockpile symmetric or asymmetric games (when running Stockpile)
  3. Hit x on the Object and Go to the Advanced Tab
    1. If Not
      1. Leave symmetry set to “BOTH”
      2. Set Symmetry to “ASYMMETRIC”
    2. If you want it to not spawn in Stockpile
      1. Set Symmetry to “SYMMETRIC”

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