Hey I did the whole huge level thing in maglx2 and only got up to 81st place since it was too much/unfocused. And similarly for the vanilla contest on SMWCentral someone complained that my level had too much "stuff" and detail as well.
There is such a thing as adding too much detail and complexity to your level I think.
Yeah...The currently contest is transforming into MaGLX..
I don't know what happened with the smbx community...
... Are you implying that's a bad thing?
There have been some really questionable level positions in previous smbx contests as well.
And Marina basically pointed out what happened. I'm kind of glad it is, I was getting tired of the stereotypical 'Non-linear, overpolished, overloaded with custom graphics, mediocre gameplay level with unfitting touhou music."
The winners in the later CC's look like they deserve first place more than those of the previous contests.
Yes, is bad.
Okay, expansive level dont make a level good.
Custom graphics dont make a level good ever
A good level is much fators like design atmosphere gameplay and gimmicks.
So a custom graphics and expansive level can be good like a linear level.
For examples, darkonius CC7 level is linear but goodm
My favorite level from CC6 is The Golden Palace by Valtteri, isn't a heavy level but os nostalgic and very well designed.
The question os that smbx is not see as a serious thing now....I know that's a game and the objective is the fun. But levels aren't designes to be fine as before.