Talk:Swarm Mapping basics

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Is there a particular reason for the 8 spawn points? It seems a little weird as there can only be 4 players in game at once. --Moggie100 02:20, 1 August 2010 (UTC)

That does seem odd. Could it be for a future expansion? Alien Swarm: Team Deathmatch? --Fatman UK 20:38, 19 August 2010 (UTC)

Well, I'm no expert but that is about a 50% possibility. The creators of Alien Swarm weren't Valve (though they did get hired afterwards) so they could still be thinking of a expantion as a kind of sequel to the game. (for memory saving as well, I guess...) --PortalAddiction 16:49, 13 March 2011 (UTC)

It's because there are eight playable characters - one spawn for each character (possibly so you can spawn specific characters in specific locations) --Tkellaway 18:11, 24 May 2012 (GMT)