Map with the best atmosphere/visuals?

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Map with the best atmosphere/visuals?

  • Foundry

    Votes: 7 11.7%
  • Wyre

    Votes: 10 16.7%
  • Icebreaker

    Votes: 13 21.7%
  • Evilsantaslair

    Votes: 3 5.0%
  • Manor

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Westlondon

    Votes: 4 6.7%
  • Offices

    Votes: 2 3.3%
  • Farm

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Mountainpass

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Waterworks

    Votes: 5 8.3%
  • Biohazard

    Votes: 2 3.3%
  • Departed

    Votes: 2 3.3%
  • Suburbia

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Filthscross

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Hospital horrors

    Votes: 8 13.3%

  • Total voters

Carl Gustav

FNG / Fresh Meat
Dec 16, 2010
Hey, i'm making a poll about the map which has the best atmosphere/visuals, not the gameplay/difficulty etc.
I'd say either foundry or wyre, foundry reminds me of bioshock and wyre is just...scary :eek:

The poll has a max limit of 15 options, so i dunno if i missed some map.
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Grizzled Veteran
Jul 7, 2009
The sickly green flickering lights of Biotics Lab are nice, too, but out of that list I chose West London. Probably just because it seems most iconic of Killing Floor, but it does also convey "chaos in the streets" pretty well.


FNG / Fresh Meat
Nov 20, 2009
Behind You!
Its funny how some people are voting for maps like Manor or West London, I find those the LEAST atmospheric for KF because they are too well lit and generally dont look scary AT ALL. I mean, its supposed to be survival HORROR. Altho in case of West London I do admit it fits in with the theme of the story as a concept but just not in visual point of view.

I voted for Icebreaker because I remember I was absolutely stunned when I saw it for the first time on single player where the boat is also moving with the waves. Its both scary and looks visually amazing. But Bedlam is also one really good choice for this but it was missing in the poll I see.

Hospital is very well made too but I think it kinda lacks the "scary" factor by being so well lit aswell.


FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 7, 2010
The one i think is not in the list.

If i remember well, it's KF-hellOutpost or something like that.
It's all red, human corpse falling from the sky, you are walking on flesh that have engulfed the very floor, there are river of blood, too...
It's really creepy.


FNG / Fresh Meat
Jan 26, 2010
Alone in Penn's woods
Given the choices, are we talking only about official maps?

I appreciate the constraints of the 15-choice limitation of the poll, so I'll volunteer KF-Aperture and KF-Abusement Park as being, for me, well above average, visually. I think KF-Departed, KF-Wyre, KF-Waterworks, KF-EvilSantasLair and KF-Icebreaker have exceptional visuals, too.

It's really difficult for me to choose a favorite between them, but I have to go with KF-Foundry just slightly ahead of KF-Bedlam. They're both AAA+ examples of this engine and UnrealEd, IMO.


FNG / Fresh Meat
Jun 25, 2011
for visuals and atmosphere I would vote the so called Abusementpark. which I didn't find theere... else im all foundry! so that is what I voted ;)

Undedd Jester

FNG / Fresh Meat
Oct 31, 2009
Sheffield, England
I voted Offices, because of its place in the story. Its a little dark, with plain coloured walls, everyday office equipment giving it a convincing setting.

Its brilliant the way it looks like a normal building, and then there is that little red room on the bottom floor with a blocked off stairwell leading to the biotics lab hidden beneath the facility...

Its a small touch that makes the map very convicing to me... plus I have little flashbacks to some of the scares I got in the original offices map in the old KF Mod. Makes me naturally a little on edge while playing it :rolleyes:


FNG / Fresh Meat
Oct 23, 2010
I voted for biohazard as I feel it is an underrated map. I find it looks great, the atmosphere is great and it plays well. My first vote would have went to bedlam, but I noticed you forgot to put it. Its atmosphere is so spooky, and it looks fairly good too. I noticed a lot of people tend to dislike it due to the darkness and difficulty.


FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 21, 2009
its weird how people think Hospital horrors for having best atmosphere even though the map doesnt use that much coronas for good atmosphere such as icebreaker,departed,waterworks and bedlam, and the map isnt scary if people voted for that.. disturbing/gore type maybe. But scary i would say bedlam
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