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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added [Vacation]

Postby cairnswk on Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:00 pm

isaiah40 wrote:Well, you do have my support cairns!! :D Please do start this up again!!

thanks isaiah40...
I will also want some extra space "supersize" for this one, only 60 extra at the bottom so that it becomes 630w x 660h...that station is fine but it needs people and other scenery at the bottom to make it come alove as did Rail Africa after i put that background in.

So if you will get this out into the foundry as soon as Trafalgar is Beta (can't have mnore than two maps) and lets determine if there is enough support for it to continue. :)
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added [Vacation]

Postby isaiah40 on Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:02 pm

cairnswk wrote:
isaiah40 wrote:Well, you do have my support cairns!! :D Please do start this up again!!

thanks isaiah40...
I will also want some extra space "supersize" for this one, only 60 extra at the bottom so that it becomes 630w x 660h...that station is fine but it needs people and other scenery at the bottom to make it come alove as did Rail Africa after i put that background in.

Yes you can go the extra 60px! :D
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added [Vacation]

Postby gimil on Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:02 pm

cairnswk wrote:
Bruceswar wrote:Bring this map back please!

Bruceswar....i'd be happy to re-start this, if i knew there was going to be some support for it.
If you can drum up some support, then you'll convince me ;)


Uft, go on cairns! Do it.
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added [Vacation]

Postby cairnswk on Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:12 pm

gimil wrote:
cairnswk wrote:
Bruceswar wrote:Bring this map back please!

Bruceswar....i'd be happy to re-start this, if i knew there was going to be some support for it.
If you can drum up some support, then you'll convince me ;)


Uft, go on cairns! Do it.

thanks also gimil. ;)

you know, if i threw a few sections into China India and Russia, we could almost have the basis of another excellent Asia map itself.

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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added [Vacation]

Postby Victor Sullivan on Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:28 pm

IMO, there would really have to be something fresh and different from the other Rail maps, as we have plenty, I'd say.

I think there are better binned ideas to pursue, like Spanish Armada and CC's Treasure Island

This is not to say, though, that I necessarily disapprove this.

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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added [Vacation]

Postby cairnswk on Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:36 pm

Victor Sullivan wrote:IMO, there would really have to be something fresh and different from the other Rail maps, as we have plenty, I'd say.

I think there are better binned ideas to pursue, like Spanish Armada and CC's Treasure Island

This is not to say, though, that I necessarily disapprove this.

-Sully


Gees Sully, you are really digging into that recycling box asking for Treasure Island. Tbh, i had completely forgotten about it.
Spanish Armada will happen but i need Xmas holidays to get that together, so it is vacationed until then, although i recall there wasn't too much support for that one either.

And basically i am happy to work on any of my past projects as long as there is community support for them, butit has to be decent support and not just one or two.
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added [Vacation]

Postby ender516 on Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:39 pm

I enjoy the Rail maps and would like to see this move forward again.
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added

Postby cairnswk on Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:22 pm

Current Version 5

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ender516 wrote:I enjoy the Rail maps and would like to see this move forward again.


OK, can this one be moved out to the foundry to see of there is enough support please.
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added [Vacation]

Postby Ace Rimmer on Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:29 pm

cairnswk, ignore sully. I've love to see another rail map made.
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added

Postby mviola on Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:31 pm

I'd be interested in this. Looks like Rail Aussie to me, which I love.
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added

Postby isaiah40 on Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:38 pm

[MOVED] with new update!! =D>
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Re: RAIL ASIA (V06)(P3) adjusted layout

Postby cairnswk on Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:39 pm

Ace Rimmer wrote:cairnswk, ignore sully. I've love to see another rail map made.

mviola wrote:I'd be interested in this. Looks like Rail Aussie to me, which I love.

Thanks for your support guys.
A quick new version to show where i'd like to take this, and possibly why it will need the extra 60 pixels (660H), please forgive the crudity of the people image...but do note the image of the chinese hi-speed train in the gap...

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Re: RAIL ASIA (V05)(P3) Single stations Added

Postby cairnswk on Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:50 pm

isaiah40 wrote:[MOVED] with new update!! =D>

thanks for the move isaiah40...now lets see if there is more support for this one :)
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Re: RAIL ASIA [8.09.11] V6-P3 image adjustment

Postby isaiah40 on Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:07 pm

You're welcome! Concerning your supersize application, I think you're going to need to go supersize with the large as well to make it noticeably larger than the small.
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Re: RAIL ASIA [8.09.11] V6-P3 image adjustment

Postby cairnswk on Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:30 pm

isaiah40 wrote:You're welcome! Concerning your supersize application, I think you're going to need to go supersize with the large as well to make it noticeably larger than the small.

Yes. i have worked out for the large 909W x 800H - which makes it 15% larger.
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Re: RAIL ASIA [8.09.11] V6-P3 image adjustment

Postby danryan on Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:35 pm

Brilliant, cairns. I love your work and the rail series is excellent all around. Looking forward to this.
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Re: RAIL ASIA [8.09.11] V6-P3 image adjustment

Postby cairnswk on Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:36 pm

danryan wrote:Brilliant, cairns. I love your work and the rail series is excellent all around. Looking forward to this.

thanks for your support danryan :)
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Re: RAIL ASIA [8.09.11] V6-P3 image adjustment

Postby isaiah40 on Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:55 pm

cairnswk wrote:
isaiah40 wrote:You're welcome! Concerning your supersize application, I think you're going to need to go supersize with the large as well to make it noticeably larger than the small.

Yes. i have worked out for the large 909W x 800H - which makes it 15% larger.


Not a problem then.

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Re: RAIL ASIA [8.09.11] V6-P4 image adjustment

Postby cairnswk on Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:06 pm

Thanks isaiah40, i can now proceed along those grounds. :)
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Re: RAIL ASIA 10.09.11] V6-P5 image new size

Postby cairnswk on Fri Sep 09, 2011 5:23 pm

This is the adjusted small size map Version 6 still.
1. the image has been stretched to flesh out the island nations so that the links should be clearer between each station.
2. Proper people images are beginning to appear
3. the staircase is done properly
4. black glow given bonus rail line names ....don't know if this works to make them more legible
5. the Russian red has been changed to make the stations' texts more legible.

Would it possible for somebody to see of this ready for draft stamp please?

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Re: RAIL ASIA 10.09.11] V6-P5 image new size

Postby The Bison King on Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:10 pm

Yup, I'ma go ahead and STICKY this now! Looks good.
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Re: RAIL ASIA 10.09.11] V6-P5 image new size

Postby ender516 on Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:15 pm

I noticed an improvement in the Russian legend in Wednesday's post. Overall, I think the black glow is a good idea.

I presume the 3's denote starting neutrals. They would seem to do a good job of preventing bonuses on the drop for most of the small zones, namely, E, F, H, and M, but what about I? In fact, I is smaller than H. Perhaps you meant to put the 3 on TAF-I rather than TAF-H?
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Re: RAIL ASIA 10.09.11] V6-P5 image new size

Postby cairnswk on Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:35 pm

The Bison King wrote:Yup, I'ma go ahead and STICKY this now! Looks good.

Thanks The Bison King. :)

ender516 wrote:I noticed an improvement in the Russian legend in Wednesday's post. Overall, I think the black glow is a good idea.

ender516...thanks for the post. :)
I'd actually only changed the colour of Russian this morning, along with the balck glow, but thanks for noticing it.

I presume the 3's denote starting neutrals.
Yes

They would seem to do a good job of preventing bonuses on the drop for most of the small zones, namely, E, F, H, and M, but what about I? In fact, I is smaller than H. Perhaps you meant to put the 3 on TAF-I rather than TAF-H?

No, that's where it has been since V2/3...but i can add one to H if you wish and you think it will be better for gamplay, plus golden number issues. I'll add it to KHI-I - Karachi. Is that OK?
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Re: RAIL ASIA 10.09.11] V6-P5 image new size

Postby ender516 on Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:56 pm

cairnswk wrote:
The Bison King wrote:Yup, I'ma go ahead and STICKY this now! Looks good.

Thanks The Bison King. :)

ender516 wrote:I noticed an improvement in the Russian legend in Wednesday's post. Overall, I think the black glow is a good idea.

ender516...thanks for the post. :)
I'd actually only changed the colour of Russian this morning, along with the balck glow, but thanks for noticing it.

Well, to me, there is a definite difference in the image in Wednesday's post, and the one prior. No matter, it looks very good now.
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They would seem to do a good job of preventing bonuses on the drop for most of the small zones, namely, E, F, H, and M, but what about I? In fact, I is smaller than H. Perhaps you meant to put the 3 on TAF-I rather than TAF-H?

No, that's where it has been since V2/3...but i can add one to H if you wish and you think it will be better for gamplay, plus golden number issues. I'll add it to KHI-I - Karachi. Is that OK?


That looks like a good idea, but I'll admit I have not studied it in depth. I guess my question right now is, why, with 5 territories, does H need a neutral?
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Re: RAIL ASIA 10.09.11] V6-P5 image new size

Postby cairnswk on Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:26 pm

ender516 wrote:[...
That looks like a good idea, but I'll admit I have not studied it in depth. I guess my question right now is, why, with 5 territories, does H need a neutral?

Mmm. maybe a mistake in neutral placement, we can change that if you wish.

Also i want to place another station on the map, i want to include Kabul in Afghanistan, with a link to Islamabad.
Any thoughts, good or bad idea etc?
Reason: a line to assist the country with economic devlopment has long been touted, but this proposed link goes from Kabul to Dushanby but there isn't the room to do that here.
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