My first quake map, requires AD 1.80, quake engine with increased limits, Ironwail is recommended.
My attempt at a semi non-linear loopety loop map. Takes place in a tower in the sky that has a lot of books for some reason.

Playtesters - Lobotomy-Lobster, Alexunder, Mopebloke, Euclidius, 66ppt99 & CeeGee
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Ninjasaurus
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2,566
Release date
Mar 31, 2024
First uploaded
Last update
Rating
4.55 star(s) 20 ratings

Latest updates

  1. Tower of Minak V1.1

    Fixed the soft-lock issue in one of the trial rooms Added more enemies to make hard a little...

Latest reviews

Truly outstanding map. Built with finesse, rich with atmosphere, highly immersive & very fun to play.
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thank you for playing...glad you liked it!!!
Whoa ...this is this dude's first Quake map? Very impressive!

Looks good, plays well, good interconnectivity, and some fun puzzle-platform bits. I only had one brief moment where I thought "Where the Hell do I go now?" Really well done overall. Probably my only critique would be add a song & read_me file. Look forward to see more from radhsar! :)
Skill
Normal
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thank you so much!!!! This is my first map indeed...i did dabble in Doom and HL mapping around 18 yrs ago...never released anything thinking it was not up to snuff....I was very close to deleting this one as well, but i powered thru...I setup a song V1.1 but in my infinite stupidity forgot to bundle the song...im hoping to release V1.2 with an optional boss fight...
I'm enjoying this recent spate of midsize AD maps. :)

Had a fun trip through this one... some neat route finding and looping around. Really strong start and mid, maybe runs out of steam a bit at the very end but overall good stuff.

I liked a lot of the presentation too. One kind of random thing I wanted to mention is good use of windows to open up a space, give you previews of other areas, and generate some parallax effects. Also the view of the mega-arch at the beginning was something I particularly liked for some reason; that megalithic structure with the strong sunset lighting reminded me of some old sci-fi Michael Whelan paintings I think.
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thank for playing and the great feedback!!! i did run out of ideas for the final area and took a long time to settle on the ending...i learnt a lot from this,hoping to make a bigger nastier level.
Would give 5*, but I couldn't find the exit and spent too much time looking for it.. it's kinda hidden off the side behind the corner in the final area, pretty unintuitive.
Skill
Hard
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thanks for the playing and the feedback....the next version will make it a little more obvious...kinda ran out of steam in designing the final room...i did around 5 different versions until this one.
Very nice maze with a decent look and lighting!
7/8, even the fisherman was found, but couldn't get to the bottom plasma gun at all ;)
Skill
Normal
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thank you for playing and the positive feedback....fun fact: plasma gun was the secret i made
A very good thought-out map. It was not easy and the puzzles very interesting to go through, especially the secrets of 7/8. A lot of monsters is what I love the most. Respect
Skill
Nightmare
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thank you for playing...glad you liked it!!!
1.1 without softlock. Played with QS.

In my opinion, one of the best AD maps I played since ad_sepulcher.
Looks great and - most important for me - has the right balance between thinking and fighting. Permanent suspense guaranteed!

Moving platforms and shootable buttons are well thought out.

Secrets 5/8 and that's good with me, of cause. I would like to know if there's a bookshelf secret.

Thank you so much for this.
Skill
Easy
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thanks for playing and the great feedback!!! made my day!!! for you i will put in a few book shelf secrets in V1.2
I got turned around a lot in this trying to figure out where to go, but it's a pretty good AD map
Skill
Hard
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thanks for playing!!!
Pretty impressive layout and architecture for a first map. Had a lot of fun exploring rooms and corridors. Very challenging encounters, had to manage ammo several times. Five stars!
Skill
Normal
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thank you for the feedback, im glad you enjoyed it!!!
Really cool map. Inventive encounters, eye pleasing visuals, thickatmosphere. What else to wish for! Oh and secrets are really fun to search for. My fav part is the puzzle area with rising platforms & shootable buttons
Skill
Normal
Ninjasaurus
Ninjasaurus
Thanks for playing and the feedback!!!!