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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Bruceswar on Wed Jun 22, 2011 12:25 pm

I see no reason this should be a problem as far as being readable. This is no different than any other map as it goes with size. I will post a small mock up ASAP.
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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Bruceswar on Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:21 pm

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isaiah40 wrote:Just double checked. The map size is at 656x800, which is over the 630x600 for the small. If this is the large then the small would be at 433x528 approximately.


If the large is 656x800 then the small would be 492x600.



Natty is right, I am within the standard sizes... I think fonts can be addressed in graphics?
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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby isaiah40 on Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:48 pm

Well the legibility of the territory names is critical from a game play perspective. Can you post the small map then so we can see how they are? If they are okay, then I'll get with the CA's to see if they have any thoughts and ideas on the gameplay.
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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Bruceswar on Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:32 pm

I am still hunting out a font, but I am can assure you the small map will be fully readable. I have some fonts in mind..

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I like the Rapla font for being readable right now. It works for the small map also.

On that note... What does it take to get out of the drafting area?
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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby DiM on Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:33 pm

rapla and tallinn are both nice and readabble
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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Bruceswar on Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:41 pm

I am really starting to like the rapla look if you ask me.
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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby isaiah40 on Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:50 pm

Yes I really like rapla. I'll let Industrial Helix know and hopefully he'll give you the ole Draft Stamp soon. ;)
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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Bruceswar on Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:52 pm

isaiah40 wrote:Yes I really like rapla. I'll let Industrial Helix know and hopefully he'll give you the ole Draft Stamp soon. ;)



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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Bruceswar on Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:27 pm

And here is the small version sample..


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Seems readable to me... How about everybody else?
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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Industrial Helix on Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:12 pm

I'd pick a better font for the small map, its a tad unreadable... but you should know how to handle this properly.

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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Bruceswar on Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:33 pm

Industrial Helix wrote:I'd pick a better font for the small map, its a tad unreadable... but you should know how to handle this properly.

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Re: Baltic States: Version 6 Pg 5 Next Level?

Postby Bruceswar on Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:37 pm

And with that said... Next version...

Changes:
Font Changed for all territories, and legend
Rivers made a bit smaller
Added more trees
New Font is much more clear.

To Do:

Correct Bonus Values?
Add More Impassables?

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Re: Baltic States: Version 7 Pg 6 Correct Bonus Values?

Postby Commander9 on Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:06 am

Just a quick few thoughts - this looks a fairly solid map and I'm very happy to finally have a map which will have my own region in a bit more details? If you would also like to, I could try to help you with region authenticity, as not all of them are completely correct.
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Re: Baltic States: Version 7 Pg 6 Correct Bonus Values?

Postby Victor Sullivan on Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:33 am

For your current version, I'd make the following changes to your bonus values:
  • West Estonia: +4 or +5
  • West Latvia: +5
  • Central Latvia: +6 or +7
  • East Latvia: +4
  • West Lithuania: +2 or +3
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Re: Baltic States: Version 7 Pg 6 Correct Bonus Values?

Postby Bruceswar on Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:22 pm

Commander9 wrote:Just a quick few thoughts - this looks a fairly solid map and I'm very happy to finally have a map which will have my own region in a bit more details? If you would also like to, I could try to help you with region authenticity, as not all of them are completely correct.



OK I am all ears? Which ones do you mean? Name wise or border wise?
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