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{{Map infobox
 
{{Map infobox
| developer = Valve
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  | developer                 = Valve
| game-type = Mann vs. Machine
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  | game-type                 = Mann vs. Machine
| file-name = mvm_coaltown
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  | file-name                 = mvm_coaltown
| map-image = Poster Coal Town.png
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  | map-image                 = Poster Coal Town.png
| map-environment = Desert
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  | map-environment           = Desert
| map-setting     = Daylight, sunny
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  | map-setting               = Daylight, sunny
| map-hazards = [[Environmental_death#Pitfalls|Pitfall]]
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  | map-hazards               = [[Environmental_death#Pitfalls|Pitfall]]
| map-health-pickups-medium = 2
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  | map-health-pickups-medium = 2
| map-health-pickups-large = 5
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  | map-health-pickups-large = 5
| map-ammo-pickups-medium = 4
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  | map-ammo-pickups-medium   = 4
| map-ammo-pickups-large = 8
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  | map-ammo-pickups-large   = 12
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
{{quotation|'''[[Saxton Hale]]'''|Other mining museums may promise guided tours, “employees” and functioning bathrooms, but only Hale’s Coal Town offers the '''authentic''' mining experience! '''Smell''' the coal dust! '''See''' the coal piles! Don’t '''touch''' any of the exposed wiring!}}
 
{{quotation|'''[[Saxton Hale]]'''|Other mining museums may promise guided tours, “employees” and functioning bathrooms, but only Hale’s Coal Town offers the '''authentic''' mining experience! '''Smell''' the coal dust! '''See''' the coal piles! Don’t '''touch''' any of the exposed wiring!}}
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{{Map Variant}}
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'''Coal Town''' is a [[Mann vs. Machine (game mode)|Mann vs. Machine]] map, released in the [[Mann vs. Machine Update]]. The map contains 6 missions: the Normal mission [[Crash Course (mission)|Crash Course]], the Intermediate missions [[Cave-in (mission)|Cave-in]] and [[Quarry (mission)|Quarry]], the Advanced missions [[Ctrl+Alt+Destruction (mission)|Ctrl+Alt+Destruction]] and [[CPU Slaughter (mission)|CPU Slaughter]], and the Expert mission [[Cataclysm (mission)|Cataclysm]].
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A Halloween-themed nighttime version of this map, [[Ghost Town]], was added in the [[Spectral Halloween Special]]. This version of the map has a single, unique mission: the Nightmare mission [[Caliginous Caper (mission)|Caliginous Caper]].
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== Locations ==
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=== Hatch Area ===
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The hatch area has two pathways for mercs and four possible pathways for robots.
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*'''Left Side Hotel (Bottom Floor)''': The 'Panoramic View of Coal' is a max health and ammo kits.
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*'''Left Side Hotel (Top Floor)''': Pathway for robot waves. Contains medium health and ammo kits.
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*'''Right Side Mann Mining''': Pathway for robot waves. Contains max health and ammo kits.
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=== Salt Rock ===
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The Salt Rock is the center area of the map.
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*''''Mining Accident Simulator'''': Bottomless death pit behind the structure. [[Pyro]]s can [[airblast]] robots into the hole for easy kills.
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*'''Salt Rock Interior''': Entrance inside the building is accessible from the left lane. Contains a lone Max Ammo kit. Excellent for hiding [[Teleport]]ers
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*'''Rooftop''': On the left side is a platform for [[Sniper]]s. The right side has a bridge to the right lane catwalks.
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=== Robot Spawn ===
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Robots will spawn from the front and sides of the closed mineshaft at the end of the map. On certain waves a [[Tank Robot|tank]] will come out from the mineshaft. Near the spawn is a Sniper vantage point with Max Ammo kits on both sides. The robots only have one path they can take until they reach the Salt Rock.
  
'''Coal Town''' is a map that was released on August 15th, 2012. It is designed for the game mode, [[Mann vs. Machine (game mode)|Mann vs. Machine]]. It was first seen in the [[Mann vs. Machine]] update announcement. The map contains 6 missions: the Normal mission [[Crash Course (mission)|Crash Course]], the Intermediate missions [[Cave-in (mission)|Cave-in]] and [[Quarry (mission)|Quarry]], the Advanced missions [[Ctrl+Alt+Destruction (mission)|Ctrl+Alt+Destruction]] and [[CPU Slaughter (mission)|CPU Slaughter]], and the Expert mission [[Cataclysm (mission)|Cataclysm]].
 
  
A Halloween-themed nighttime version of this map, [[Ghost Town]], was added in the [[Spectral Halloween Special]]. This version of the map has a single, unique mission: the Nightmare mission [[Caliginous Caper (mission)|Caliginous Caper]].
 
  
 
== Strategy ==
 
== Strategy ==
{{hatnote|See [[Community Coal Town strategy]]}}
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{{main|Community Coal Town strategy}}
  
 
== Update history ==
 
== Update history ==
 
'''{{Patch name|8|15|2012}}''' ([[Mann vs. Machine Update]])
 
'''{{Patch name|8|15|2012}}''' ([[Mann vs. Machine Update]])
* Coal Town was added to the game.
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* Added Coal Town to the game.
  
 
'''{{Patch name|9|4|2012}}'''
 
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* In the description of the “Historic Secretarial Alcove”, Bilious is mispelled Bilius.
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* In the description of the “Historic Secretarial Alcove”, Bilious is misspelled Bilius.
 
* Preservation of a working coal mine as a museum is not unheard of -- one such mine is in Wales ([[w:Big Pit National Coal Museum|Big Pit National Coal Museum]]).
 
* Preservation of a working coal mine as a museum is not unheard of -- one such mine is in Wales ([[w:Big Pit National Coal Museum|Big Pit National Coal Museum]]).
 
* The town that the [[Pyro]] burns down in [[Meet the Pyro]] resembles [[Coal Town]], possibly being a modified version of it.
 
* The town that the [[Pyro]] burns down in [[Meet the Pyro]] resembles [[Coal Town]], possibly being a modified version of it.
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* The clipboard found on the “Secretarial Alcove" exhibit has a text on the bottom, which says: "DO NOT REMOVE FROM PREMISES".
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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File:Coal Town Historic Storage Closet.png | The “Historic Storage Closet” exhibit.
 
File:Coal Town Historic Storage Closet.png | The “Historic Storage Closet” exhibit.
 
File:Coal Town Panoramic View Of Coal.png | The “Panoramic View Of Coal” exhibit.
 
File:Coal Town Panoramic View Of Coal.png | The “Panoramic View Of Coal” exhibit.
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File:Clipboard Model.png|A close-up to the clipboard showing the text.
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File:Coal Town John Wilkes Hat Closeup.png|A close-up of the John Wilkes Hat information.
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File:Coal Town Steam Hat Closeup.png|A close-up of the Steam Powered Hat display case information.
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File:Coal Town Bilious Hale Hat Closeup.png| A close-up of the Bilious Hale Hat display case.
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File:Coal Town Newspaper1.png
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File:Coal Town Newspaper2.png
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File:Coal Town Newspaper3.png
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File:Coal Town Newspaper4.png
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File:Coal Town Newspaper5.png
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File:Coal Town Diorama.png|A small diorama of the map.
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File:Coal Town Sign.png
 
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</gallery>
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
* [[Coaltown Event]]
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* [[Ghost Town]]
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
 
* [http://www.teamfortress.com/mvm/coaltown/ "Coal Town" official announcement]
 
* [http://www.teamfortress.com/mvm/coaltown/ "Coal Town" official announcement]
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Latest revision as of 04:08, 5 January 2018

Coal Town
Poster Coal Town.png
Basic information
Map type Mann vs. Machine
File name: mvm_coaltown
Developer(s): Valve
Map Info
Environment: Desert
Setting: Daylight, sunny
Hazards: Pitfall
Map Items
Healthico.png Health Kits: Mediumhealth.png ×2   •   Largehealth.png ×5
Ammoico.png Ammo Boxes: Mediumammo.png ×4   •   Largeammo.png ×12
Map Photos
Menu photos mvm coaltown.png
Map Overview
Coal Town overview.png
Other mining museums may promise guided tours, “employees” and functioning bathrooms, but only Hale’s Coal Town offers the authentic mining experience! Smell the coal dust! See the coal piles! Don’t touch any of the exposed wiring!
Coal Town has multiple variations, including Halloween.

Coal Town is a Mann vs. Machine map, released in the Mann vs. Machine Update. The map contains 6 missions: the Normal mission Crash Course, the Intermediate missions Cave-in and Quarry, the Advanced missions Ctrl+Alt+Destruction and CPU Slaughter, and the Expert mission Cataclysm.

A Halloween-themed nighttime version of this map, Ghost Town, was added in the Spectral Halloween Special. This version of the map has a single, unique mission: the Nightmare mission Caliginous Caper.


Locations

Hatch Area

The hatch area has two pathways for mercs and four possible pathways for robots.

  • Left Side Hotel (Bottom Floor): The 'Panoramic View of Coal' is a max health and ammo kits.
  • Left Side Hotel (Top Floor): Pathway for robot waves. Contains medium health and ammo kits.
  • Right Side Mann Mining: Pathway for robot waves. Contains max health and ammo kits.

Salt Rock

The Salt Rock is the center area of the map.

  • 'Mining Accident Simulator': Bottomless death pit behind the structure. Pyros can airblast robots into the hole for easy kills.
  • Salt Rock Interior: Entrance inside the building is accessible from the left lane. Contains a lone Max Ammo kit. Excellent for hiding Teleporters
  • Rooftop: On the left side is a platform for Snipers. The right side has a bridge to the right lane catwalks.

Robot Spawn

Robots will spawn from the front and sides of the closed mineshaft at the end of the map. On certain waves a tank will come out from the mineshaft. Near the spawn is a Sniper vantage point with Max Ammo kits on both sides. The robots only have one path they can take until they reach the Salt Rock.


Strategy

Main article: Community Coal Town strategy

Update history

August 15, 2012 Patch (Mann vs. Machine Update)

  • Added Coal Town to the game.

September 4, 2012 Patch

  • Updated Mvm_Coaltown
    • Blocked bots from being blasted into the tank tunnel.
    • Blocked giants from getting stuck under the stairs in the final pit.

Trivia

  • In the description of the “Historic Secretarial Alcove”, Bilious is misspelled Bilius.
  • Preservation of a working coal mine as a museum is not unheard of -- one such mine is in Wales (Big Pit National Coal Museum).
  • The town that the Pyro burns down in Meet the Pyro resembles Coal Town, possibly being a modified version of it.
  • The clipboard found on the “Secretarial Alcove" exhibit has a text on the bottom, which says: "DO NOT REMOVE FROM PREMISES".

Gallery

See also

External links