Call of Duty Map Editor Could Change Gamers Views on the Declining Series

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Call of Duty has become so large that it can be considered a household name. With the game releasing every year gamers have been excited for the consecutive releases but that love of the series will over time run out. People have grown to adore the series but that feeling will only last so long. With the announcement of Call of Duty 2013 on its way fans reaction was more of a sign than a smile. Gamers are assuming they will see the same thing from the series. They think they will see a refaced multiplayer and a changed story with re-finished levels. This is a disappointing thought for some. What gamers want is to hear about something that will remind them why they loved the series in the first place.

Players don’t want a refinished game that the company calls new they want something different that pays tribute to what made Call of Duty, Call of Duty. One great way to remind everyone why they fell in love with the game in the first place would be integrating a map editor into the multiplayer, zombie or spec ops portion of the game.

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When we say making a map editing option we don’t just mean simple changes we mean letting players start with a completely blank canvas and adding to it from the ground up. Where do they want their buildings placed? If they want their favorite gun tossed on the ground in a corner, they can put it there. If they want dogs to span every 5 minutes they can make that happen. It should be left completely in the hands of the player in a Call of Duty map editor mode. If gamers were able to utilize the perk system without siding with either team and have them be more of an element to the map or take weapons and have them spawn where ever then that would give the game an entirely new experience.

Giving players the creative opportunity to make whatever they dreamed of in a game that has done such a great job of capturing their heart would give the declining series new life. Maybe this is an option for Call of Duty 2013. Something needs to be done to change the course of where this game is going and a simple yet creative fix like this would take what they have created to a whole new level. Not only could an advanced map editor work well with multiplayer but it could also be carried over to the sprate mode like spec ops or possibly in the future for zombies.

How do you feel about an advanced map editor for Call of Duty 2013? Is this something that would make you want to play the game or do you have any other ideas that would make a map editor on this game stand out? Leave a comment expressing your ideas in the comment box below.

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3 Comments on "Call of Duty Map Editor Could Change Gamers Views on the Declining Series"

  1. alclient February 22, 2013 at 3:52 pm - Reply

    If they want to impress me, then start removing a bunch of the crap items from the game instead of adding all this new stuff. Then work on Dedicated Servers instead of league play.

    • Jim Girgenti February 22, 2013 at 4:01 pm - Reply

      Dedicated servers would be amazing.

  2. BubbaGump February 23, 2013 at 4:52 am - Reply

    It will NEVER happen. Im old enough to remember the massive fun we had playing half life online on PC with the unlimited maps that were on offer, and other titles like Quake and such. The one reason COD wont give a map editor?….MONEY. The amount of revenue they get form the DLC for each game is way too much to see that just plummet or disappear altogether. Let the fans be creative i say. I totally agree that a map editor is what is needed to revitalise the game. But unfortunately it wont happen. Even if they just released a multiplayer version rather than the crap single player with is tagged on. Then they could concentrate on the issues that everyone complains about like lag or spawning or dedicated servers for the game. Christ even a special classic edition of old revamped maps? i’d pay hard cash to be able to have a go on shipyard with some of these 8 year old punks that play now.

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