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King of the Hill Mode
New game mode ideaIntroduction:
I've seen a few games with a king of the hill mode. This usually happens one of two ways: either there is a physical location that someone needs to hold or there's a free for all where the "king" is the primary target.
There is a physical location on the map (the hill) that shows up on the HUD. This location extends out in a certain radius (probably something like 10-25 feet). It would be preferable if the hill had a glowing floor, extra lighting, or some physical object (imagine a futuristic boxing ring). Whoever is in the "hill" the longest becomes the king and gets time points per second.
A player is randomly selected at the beginning of the round as the "king." The first player to kill the king becomes the new king. The king gets time points per second.
Both modes will be a free for all. The game can be all aliens, all marines, or both. Players who are not the king can be killed by other players for points. However, the king will be worth double points as an incentive to get the objective. Also, the king will have a crown icon on top of his head (preferably 3D and not a sprite).
This might be similar to combat mode in that experience points (time points may be xp) give you upgrades, so that the game can progress and escalate.
Note: This opens opportunities for team King of the Hill. We're talking Aliens vs. Marines or mixed teams. There could potentially be more than two teams. Teams are marked with color icons in their body or different skins (hued colors).