A .map file is an uncompiled map.
A .bsp file is a compiled map.
If you mean you have the map loaded in Worldcraft then you need to compile it. In Worldcraft, you can press F9 to compile (it has an icon that looks like a gear at the end of the toolbar).
is basically the mapping center of the Quake universe. They have some excellent help threads.
- Being exactly one-half good and one-half evil has advantages. When a portal opens to the antimatter universe, my opposite is just me with a goatee.
So while you guys all have to fight your anti-matter counterparts, me and my evil twin will be drinking a beer laughing at you guys ...