My South Africa map, based on the 52 districts of SA.
The first poll results:
Is this South Africa map a playable option?
67% [ 47 ]
5% [ 4 ]
27% [ 19 ]
Total Votes : 70
Fiddled with mountains.
New map name font.http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthA ... rge_19.jpg
Update v18: (Some minor updates not shown where I played around)
Changed some borders for better fitting text and army shadows
Changed bonus text alignment.
Softened colors in dead territory.
Fixed rivers glitch.
Changed one Freestate border and increased bonus to 5.
Darkened KZN territory.
Fixed up font. Again.
Changed flag and map name.http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthA ... rge_18.jpg
Fixed a 'glitch' here and there.
Fixed up the legend.
Made the whole northern border a river.
Fiddled with the mountains - there are 3 different mountain types - please tell me which you prefer.http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthA ... rge_15.jpg
Changed internal borser colors to a light grey.
Fiddled with map logo.http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthA ... rge_14.jpg
Changed font - Again. Sharpened and added some shadow. I think it looks pretty clear now.
Changed internal borser colors to black.
Changed some borders to better fit text and army shadows.
Fiddled with text for better fit.
Changed Eastern Cape bonus to 6 (6 borders, 7 territores).http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthA ... rge_13.jpg
Changed text - Other versions are on latter pages with some other font cahnges...
Fixed some minor glitches.http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthA ... rge_12.jpg
Gave rivers more definition to make them clearer.
Made bridges a little smaller.
Tried to make the mountains look like mountain ranges, but failed http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthA ... arge_8.jpg
Gave territories some more texture.
Played around with the mountains textures etc- there are 3 different ones now. Any comment? Which are going in the right direction?
Changed ocean name font. Again.
Changed names font.
Played around with the river texture.
Changed anchors for port cities and removed the lines between names and territiries.
Darkened the whole map just a tad.http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthA ... 260307.jpg
Worked on ocean texture.
Changed ocean font.
New 'wooden' bridges to replace 'concrete' bridges. (I know they're a bit rough, but it's just a draft.)http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthAfrica_Large_230307.jpg
Played around with legend.
Added the big 5 for that 'Africa' feel.
Also, here is another image that has a larger escarpment.
Toned down colors some more.
Added text shadows to hopefully make them more readable.
Moved info legend to top and map name down.
Added One way attack routes from escarpment to low laying territory.
Added ocean names.
Without One way routes:http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthAfrica_Small_No_Oneway.jpg
Without army shadows or One way routes:http://www.aargh.co.za/images/cc/SouthAfrica_Small_No_Shodows_Oneway.jpg