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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/2 - Border Control p. 11

Postby RjBeals on Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:30 pm

this map is 'looking' nice. Extremely confusing, It's very hard to tell borders with all those dashed lines and cross-hatched lines - but at leat the map itself stands out as something different.
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/2 - Border Control p. 11

Postby Industrial Helix on Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:48 pm

Alright... I'm going to backtrack and just put in the normal border lines. I really don't like the gray lines, so if I can avoid it, I will. Let's try changing up the railroads instead.
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/2 - Border Control p. 11

Postby Industrial Helix on Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:41 am

White rails are officially a bad idea:

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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby natty dread on Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:49 am

I agree. Why not make them grey? Or try that grey + multiply thing you had on the borders at one point... I think that would work, it would make the rails noticeable but not competing with the borders.

Also, try having the rails go under the borders, not over them.
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby Victor Sullivan on Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:35 pm

natty_dread wrote:I agree. Why not make them grey? Or try that grey + multiply thing you had on the borders at one point... I think that would work, it would make the rails noticeable but not competing with the borders.

Also, try having the rails go under the borders, not over them.

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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby Industrial Helix on Mon Mar 28, 2011 7:15 am

Hmm yes... all these things might work. I will give them a try.
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby Industrial Helix on Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:27 pm

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Trying to take my mind off the rails and see if anything comes up later. Gray didn't seem to work all that great either.

So basically there are some minor touch ups. I also added army circles under the hatched cities.

Speaking of the cities... I wonder if perhaps a dark shade or something might work better than all those lines.
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby natty dread on Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:46 pm

How about if you just lower the opacity of the rails?
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby Industrial Helix on Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:50 am

That might work.
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby theBastard on Thu Apr 21, 2011 1:27 am

what about grey railways?
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby Industrial Helix on Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:51 am

Gray looks unnatural for the map.
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby natty dread on Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:54 am

Perhaps if you make them gray but give them a texture similar to the watercolour...
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby the.killing.44 on Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:56 pm

this shit is straight fire. you should add a title in the top right which'd give you a chance to make it more uniquely Russian, or do something. now it's just "old-style"
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby owenshooter on Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:28 pm

what a let down... i saw "white rails" and thought this was going to be a drug map... sigh..-the black jesus
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Re: Russian Revolution: 3/26 - White Rails p. 12

Postby ender516 on Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:38 pm

owenshooter wrote:what a let down... i saw "white rails" and thought this was going to be a drug map... sigh..-the black jesus

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