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A few technical issues forced us to release this week's Community Content a few days late, but we're such big fans of this week's map that we think it'll be worth the wait!

This week in Community Content we bring you a new take on Rat's Nest. A closed off interior lined with vehicles, strategic equipment placements and a single territory that gives the controlling team dibs on the lone tank makes this version of Rat's Nest into something fierce. Made for almost any gametype, the map called Rodent's Abode is as fun as it is dangerous. And by that we mean lots.

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Content Creator: Muffin Man1

Rodent's Abode
Map: Rat's Nest (Heroic Map Pack Required)

Players: 8-12
Gametype: Assault, CTF, King of the Hill, Territories, (Team) Slayer

Details from the Creator
The map is not a novelty map, it has been designed for fun gameplay (I don't know if it works competitively, I play for fun and make maps based on fun). There are a few tricks to it what with some hidden weapons (although once everyone you play with knows where they are the game gets a lot more interesting).

Of course the tank in the middle plays a big part in the game. Anyone who has the tank can pretty much dominate the outer circuit for a short time. Since there so many heavy weapons, vehicles and equipment on the map a tank can get you at least 4 kills before you're taken out.

Each base starts with a power drainer, two mongoose, a chopper and a Gauss Warthog. Each base has a symmetrical layout with a needler, plasma rifle and mauler on each side and two battle Rifles. Each base has the upper and lower areas covered with shield doors so nobody can camp the base with a vehicle (the door with the colored hallway on each is base is not shielded).

Map: Rodent's Abode

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