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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:44 pm

RjBeals wrote:I still think you should take the yellowish glow off the labels. And it seems iv'e read a lot about people having trouble distinguishing between the roads / borders and other lines. Maybe try some dotted lines? Ignore colors - but I did this quickly in illustrator for a visual.

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Something like this may help, since at times it has seemed like the map is more about differentiating what straight lines are which gameplay item (state borders, continental, region connectors, roads, etc).


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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby iancanton on Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:32 am

unlike some opinions already expressed, i'm not a great fan of that precise hue of yellow in the west. the bright green highway 15 doesn't show up well on it.

just a small gameplay point: earlier on, i neglected to mention bumping up the pennsylvania bonus from +4 to +5 because of its pivotal position as gateway to the north-east when held with new york city.

the roads from syracuse to plattsburgh and buffalo to erie go over water at the moment rather than over land.

ian. :)
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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby Gilligan on Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:41 pm

Just to keep everyone in the loop-de-loop, I just started on the coords...
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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby Vlasov on Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:57 am

I really like this huge USA map... first time I've looked at it in a while. I hope it gets advanced to Beta soon.
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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby RedBaron0 on Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:50 pm

:pokes isaiah with a stick: How we doing here kiddo?
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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby generalhead on Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:45 am

Really Awesome map isaiah40. This looks great! Image
I can't wait to go cruizin with my girl on USA 2.1
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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby isaiah40 on Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:10 pm

RedBaron0 wrote::pokes isaiah with a stick: How we doing here kiddo?

OUCH!!! Pokes RB0 back with a very sharp stick! Going, should have a little something this weekend.
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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby RedBaron0 on Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:16 pm

Dun make me get out the -banstick- :P (not that I have such an ability, but forgive me a lil nostalgia to another BBS that I was a moderator for...)
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Re: USA 2.1 [19 Sept 2012] V.30 Pg 27

Postby isaiah40 on Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:32 pm

Finally another update.

Changed the Western area to a greenish-yellow color. Changed the secondary highways to a dotted line and corrected the spelling of Asheville.
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Re: USA 2.1 [8 Nov 2012] V.31 Pg 28

Postby Gilligan on Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:39 pm

Personally I like the solid lines better
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Re: USA 2.1 [8 Nov 2012] V.31 Pg 28

Postby isaiah40 on Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:41 pm

Gilligan wrote:Personally I like the solid lines better

Same here but some had trouble distinguishing the roads from the borders.
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Re: USA 2.1 [8 Nov 2012] V.31 Pg 28

Postby Gilligan on Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:55 pm

isaiah40 wrote:
Gilligan wrote:Personally I like the solid lines better

Same here but some had trouble distinguishing the roads from the borders.


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Re: USA 2.1 [8 Nov 2012] V.31 Pg 28

Postby elonpuckhog on Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:27 am

I like it and I'm ready to see it go beta. Keep up the great work.
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Re: USA 2.1 [8 Nov 2012] V.31 Pg 28

Postby nolefan5311 on Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:21 am

Yeah, I think the dotted lines REALLY clear things up. Good idea.
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Re: USA 2.1 [8 Nov 2012] V.31 Pg 28

Postby AndyDufresne on Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:01 pm

nolefan5311 wrote:Yeah, I think the dotted lines REALLY clear things up. Good idea.

I agree, you can now distinguish in a glance more so than before. If you don't like dots, you could always try a dashed line, which might give you the look you like, but still help with the at glance understanding. Keep up the good work.


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