I've put a new map up on the patch tracker. It was inspired by the
recent talk on the main list about how newbies need more tutoring on
some basic Crossfire concepts before venturing out into the world.
This map is designed to be a one-time-through tutorial process that
will introduce each new player to many of those concepts.
Entry to the map should be at x-11, y-1. It currently exits to
/scorn/misc/beginners, but it could exit to the center of town, or to
a second tutorial map that covers other concepts. The basic idea is
that players should never be able to return after leaving it, because
it has cheap altars and one free healing potion. (A healing potion
isn't that big a prize for a new player, who can heal fully just by
waiting several seconds, but I wanted to introduce the concept of
So, the map is on the tracker, or you can get it at
<http://aaron.baugher.biz/crossfire/maps/tutorial1>. I'd be glad to
hear about any bugs, things I should be doing differently, or
suggestions for a second tutorial map to link from this one.
Aaron -- http://aaron.baugher.biz/