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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby ZeakCytho on Sun Jun 29, 2008 10:55 am

What if you put army circles everywhere except Bei Ping? I think the circles are subtle enough that they would not be missed there.
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby RjBeals on Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:55 am

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RjBeals wrote:How to the darker army circles help with the other regions? The other regions are lighter, and the army shadows make the armies harder to read. But my vote is for the previous version - no army circles, and a slightly "grayer" blue. ;)


Make you a deal, once the XML is written and we can create ramonly palced armys with random numbers we'll come back to this discussion. I dont think we can make a great judgement with "88" with similar army colours on certain continets.

Deal?


Sure.
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby Kaplowitz on Sun Jun 29, 2008 1:11 pm

can you desaturate Bei Ping a little? I think that would really help.
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby gimil on Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:05 pm

Kaplowitz wrote:can you desaturate Bei Ping a little? I think that would really help.


I dont even think you know what desaturate means :P
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby RjBeals on Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:29 pm

gimil wrote:
Kaplowitz wrote:can you desaturate Bei Ping a little? I think that would really help.


I dont even think you know what desaturate means :P


Sure he does - look at his avatar!
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby lanyards on Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:40 pm

lanyards wrote:1. The text for the bonuses for the main whole continents looks like it is a little bit transparent for two of the three. The blue and red text look lighter than the green text.
2. And the second line of the quotation might look better if you centered it by moving it a little bit to the right.


1. Can you make the text's transparency all the same?

2. Can you fix this?

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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby Kaplowitz on Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:24 pm

gimil wrote:
Kaplowitz wrote:can you desaturate Bei Ping a little? I think that would really help.


I dont even think you know what desaturate means :P

It makes it less colorful, and more gray :P So that that the blue numbers dont blend in too much
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby gimil on Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:40 am

Kaplowitz wrote:
gimil wrote:
Kaplowitz wrote:can you desaturate Bei Ping a little? I think that would really help.


I dont even think you know what desaturate means :P

It makes it less colorful, and more gray :P So that that the blue numbers dont blend in too much


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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby DiM on Mon Jun 30, 2008 3:46 pm

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A. Graphics.

not much to say here. it looks very good. crisp fresh simple nice colours, in short, i like it.
however there are minor things i'd like to see improved:
1. you have 3 small legends of the continents. green has green text. that's good. but blue has black text while red has both red and black text. i think you should keep it consistent and make all the legends like the green one.
2. the rivers seem a bit pixelated especially around the bends. might wanna soften them up a bit. also i'd like to see some affluents (sp?) on those rivers to make them a bit more realistic
3. the motto. shouldn't it be "ignorants" instead of "ignorant"? and also add a full stop at the end of the sentence. and perhaps the author.

B. Gameplay.

1. fist thing i noticed is the overpowered north. now i understand you wanted realism but that realism will kinda make the map be screwy. you don't see africa on classic map getting a +1 bonus and north america a +10 just because usa has a much better economy and army even if that would be realistic ;)
waht i would do is add a one way connection from Yin Ping to liang. this will not only make Ling be harder to hold but it will also make the whole northern area harder to hold.
2. bei ping. 2 terits for a +1. not sure if i like it. the chances of getting that bonus right from the start are pretty big and i wouldn't want to face an opponent who gets such an easy bonus immediately. what i would do is add another terit. perhaps call it bei ping east. and keep the same 2 borders the continent has now. or do like wisse did on china and make one of the terits start as neutral. but i'd rather see 3 terits instead on adding a neutral.
3. i would increase central wei from 5 to 6.
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby yeti_c on Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:15 am

DiM wrote:3. the motto. shouldn't it be "ignorants" instead of "ignorant"?


No.

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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby sam_levi_11 on Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:21 pm

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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby DiM on Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:48 pm

yeti_c wrote:
DiM wrote:3. the motto. shouldn't it be "ignorants" instead of "ignorant"?


No.

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why?

i mean it's either "the ignorants fight" or "the ignorant fights"

since the first part is at plural i supposed the second part should also be at plural, hence "the ignorants fight"

i'm not a perfect english speaker so i may be wrong but at least i'd like to know why i'm wrong :mrgreen:
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby ZeakCytho on Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:53 pm

Ignorant is both a singular and plural noun, like fish or deer.
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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby yeti_c on Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:55 pm

DiM wrote:
yeti_c wrote:
DiM wrote:3. the motto. shouldn't it be "ignorants" instead of "ignorant"?


No.

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why?

i mean it's either "the ignorants fight" or "the ignorant fights"

since the first part is at plural i supposed the second part should also be at plural, hence "the ignorants fight"

i'm not a perfect english speaker so i may be wrong but at least i'd like to know why i'm wrong :mrgreen:


"Ignorant" is already a plural really...

A bit like - "The management reserve the right..."

The Foibles of english I'm afraid DiM... - I can see why you'd not catch it - it's not very obvious. (And anything gimil writes is often needed to be double checked!)

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Re: The Era of the Three Kingdoms - Page 11 [i]

Postby Ruben Cassar on Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:56 pm

DiM wrote:
yeti_c wrote:
DiM wrote:3. the motto. shouldn't it be "ignorants" instead of "ignorant"?


No.

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why?

i mean it's either "the ignorants fight" or "the ignorant fights"

since the first part is at plural i supposed the second part should also be at plural, hence "the ignorants fight"

i'm not a perfect english speaker so i may be wrong but at least i'd like to know why i'm wrong :mrgreen:


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