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Re: Indian Subcontinent

Postby snufkin on Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:38 pm

InkL0sed wrote:
My main problem is the number of territories. I only have about 24 or 25. I'm not so sure on how to further divide the territories. Any thoughts on this problem will be appreciated.

Also, how do you guys feel about the textures?


I think the textures are a bit too strong - try others and perhaps also lower the opacity on that layer.

here´s an idea on how to split up Balochistan - the princely states/provinces before 1955 but still in use after the independence:
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Vidarbha seems to be considered a somewhat distinct region from the rest of the Maharashtra state, both historically and contemporary: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidarbha

What number of territories are you aiming for?
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Postby fireedud on Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:56 pm

I hope you get this quenched, I think this is the 3rd or 4th try at India.
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Re: Indian Subcontinent

Postby InkL0sed on Wed Feb 13, 2008 9:06 pm

snufkin wrote:
InkL0sed wrote:
My main problem is the number of territories. I only have about 24 or 25. I'm not so sure on how to further divide the territories. Any thoughts on this problem will be appreciated.

Also, how do you guys feel about the textures?


I think the textures are a bit too strong - try others and perhaps also lower the opacity on that layer.

here´s an idea on how to split up Balochistan - the princely states/provinces before 1955 but still in use after the independence:
Image


Vidarbha seems to be considered a somewhat distinct region from the rest of the Maharashtra state, both historically and contemporary: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidarbha

What number of territories are you aiming for?


The textures are still completely up in the air.

Baluchistan seems like a good idea, I will put that in.

I'd like to have around 40 territories, but I suppose I could settle for something like 36. Or I could just deal with the fact that it's a large landmass, but a small map.
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Postby InkL0sed on Thu Feb 14, 2008 2:41 pm

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Changes:
-Added army circles
-Added territory names
-Split some more territories, for a grand total of 32-ish
-Changed mountain texture back to the original
-Brightened up the water with a new, slightly opaque layer, so the texture is almost invisible
-Added the Ganges River as an impassable (and diverted greatly to fit the gameplay)
-Added another continent
-Added a legend
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Postby Sir. Ricco on Thu Feb 14, 2008 2:45 pm

Nice, but I don't like the Asia part.
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Postby whitestazn88 on Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:15 pm

if you're going for geographical accuracy, im all for it, but a river running thru a territory is kinda weird, especially the way it looks now. clean it up a little?
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Postby InkL0sed on Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:39 pm

whitestazn88 wrote:if you're going for geographical accuracy, im all for it, but a river running thru a territory is kinda weird, especially the way it looks now. clean it up a little?


I could move it closer to the border of Uttar... but I don't think I can bear to make it follow the border perfectly where it makes that little horn-shape. That would be too strange.
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Postby Unit_2 on Thu Feb 14, 2008 8:54 pm

you need to learn about GIMP and stuff...its not hard you just need to look at some tutorials and stuff.... i got from of this image:
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This(the borders don't look so great because i didn't work on it long):

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Postby InkL0sed on Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:12 pm

Unit 2, I appreciate that you're trying to be helpful, but like I've already told you, I don't even use GIMP.

I also know how to use the brush tool :roll:

Nor did I ask you to work on the map.
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Postby Unit_2 on Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:22 pm

i didn't say that you did...i'm just showing you that you can do better...
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Postby InkL0sed on Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:25 pm

Unit_2 wrote:i didn't say that you did...i'm just showing you that you can do better...


Don't worry, I intend on improving it :wink:
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Postby oaktown on Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:17 pm

whitestazn88 wrote:if you're going for geographical accuracy, im all for it, but a river running thru a territory is kinda weird, especially the way it looks now. clean it up a little?

I think InkL has the right idea in putting the army circle on the river in such a way that it can't be confused as two territories... it can work.
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Postby MrBenn on Fri Feb 15, 2008 11:05 am

The changes you're making are definately in a positive direction.

I'm still not keep on the brown land texture. Could you try something similar to the ocean texture, but in brown??
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Postby InkL0sed on Fri Feb 15, 2008 2:22 pm

MrBenn wrote:The changes you're making are definately in a positive direction.

I'm still not keep on the brown land texture. Could you try something similar to the ocean texture, but in brown??


I'm planning on doing something like that.
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Re: Indian Subcontinent[Version 3, pages 1+2]

Postby InkL0sed on Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:38 pm

Version 4:
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Changes:
-Did the same thing to the mountain texture that I did to the water.
-Emboldened the borders
-Reduced opacity of army circles
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