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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby cairnswk on Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:11 pm

natty_dread wrote:
cairnswk wrote:I've decided i should get this back into devlopment... so will submit

Yay!

I thought this would please you. :)

Nola_Lifer wrote:I think I like the colors better on version 6. Of all the maps to work on next you pick this one. :x

Colours...OK i understand.
You are not happy with this map ? May i ask why?
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby Nola_Lifer on Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:18 pm

cairnswk wrote:
natty_dread wrote:
cairnswk wrote:I've decided i should get this back into devlopment... so will submit

Yay!

I thought this would please you. :)

Nola_Lifer wrote:I think I like the colors better on version 6. Of all the maps to work on next you pick this one. :x

Colours...OK i understand.
You are not happy with this map ? May i ask why?


Of course this is all personal, but I think the subject matter is ok. You have some other maps that I'd much rather see go through and will be played a bit more. Your WWI map comes to mind or even the Sydney map. :)
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby natty dread on Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:20 pm

As for colours, I think V6 is clearer, probably because of all the contrast. On the other hand I think the cold colour scheme on V7 fits the theme of the map better. Although you could add some bloody red to it, sort of like the judges on V6.
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby cairnswk on Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:29 pm

Nola_Lifer wrote:...
Of course this is all personal, but I think the subject matter is ok. You have some other maps that I'd much rather see go through and will be played a bit more. Your WWI map comes to mind or even the Sydney map. :)


Thanks Nola_Lifer for replying :)
The only WW1 map i think hanging around is Gallipoli, and IH has taken that over...i understand he has that on his radar, but is quite busy with other stuff at present.
I will put the Sydney map up as i indicated in that thread, but there has to be support for it.
i think there is more interest in this map simply because it is US history, even though at present i think the Sydney map looks better graphically.
As for other maps, the only other i can think of is the Snowfight map and even after i started that, i'm not sure i have the skills to do the people on it successfully. :(
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby cairnswk on Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:55 pm

natty_dread wrote:As for colours, I think V6 is clearer, probably because of all the contrast...

Yes i agree, but i recall that those colours gave me greif with the CB test and that's why i changed them.

...On the other hand I think the cold colour scheme on V7 fits the theme of the map better. Although you could add some bloody red to it, sort of like the judges on V6.

Red added to Judges next version...that must have slipped :o
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby ironsij0287 on Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:09 pm

I went ahead and moved this over to the Drafting Room.
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby cairnswk on Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:56 pm

ironsij0287 wrote:I went ahead and moved this over to the Drafting Room.

Oh, OK. Thank-you ironsij0287 :)
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby natty dread on Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:22 pm

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natty_dread wrote:As for colours, I think V6 is clearer, probably because of all the contrast...

Yes i agree, but i recall that those colours gave me greif with the CB test and that's why i changed them.


Yes... I just wonder if you could take the best from both versions... the coldness of V7 but with the increased contrast of V6.
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Gossip Gameplay

Postby cairnswk on Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:49 pm

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natty_dread wrote:As for colours, I think V6 is clearer, probably because of all the contrast...

Yes i agree, but i recall that those colours gave me greif with the CB test and that's why i changed them.


Yes... I just wonder if you could take the best from both versions... the coldness of V7 but with the increased contrast of V6.


Yes i think some more experimentation could occur, but for just now, i'll stick with V7, as it kind of gels.

for now though, i have to ask the question re the bonuses....i presently have them as dates. Any suggestion as to an alternative nonemclature for the bonuses?
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Re: Salem's Switch (V7) (P6) Bonus Nomenclature Discussion

Postby Victor Sullivan on Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:06 pm

*Has a flashback to The Crucible* Lol @ "Natty Dread"...

I'll catch up on what I've missed and see if I can't provide a critique or two.

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Re: Salem's Switch (V8) (P6) Bonus Nomenclature Discussion

Postby cairnswk on Thu Aug 18, 2011 2:10 am

Just a few graphic chagnes while waiting for Sully's analysis from above...
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1. Natty's request for red on the judges etc.
2. reworking of some aspects in the legend
3. addition of some army circles so i can starting writing the xml to see how this is all going to look.

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Re: Salem's Switch [18.8.11] V8-P6 Bonus Nomenclature Discus

Postby natty dread on Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:18 am

I have one idea... how about making the Accusers & Accused into sort of resource pairs? Ie. each pair of Accuser + Accused gives a bonus... not sure how the dates would play into it, though. Maybe they pairs need to be on the same date... if you can make the dates for both groups match.

Also, more on the colours... Nice that you added the red, it complements the other colours well. The water colour could be made either lighter or darker, to stand out better from the land...

Oh and I'm on the map now? Awesome :mrgreen:
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Re: Salem's Switch [18.8.11] V8-P6 Bonus Nomenclature Discus

Postby cairnswk on Thu Aug 18, 2011 6:19 am

natty_dread wrote:I have one idea... how about making the Accusers & Accused into sort of resource pairs? Ie. each pair of Accuser + Accused gives a bonus... not sure how the dates would play into it, though. Maybe they pairs need to be on the same date... if you can make the dates for both groups match.

Also, more on the colours... Nice that you added the red, it complements the other colours well. The water colour could be made either lighter or darker, to stand out better from the land...

Oh and I'm on the map now? Awesome :mrgreen:

Hehe, you've been on there since last version. :)

I'll have to think on your proposal, but yes the sea colour could probably change.

I'm also wondering if I should apply for supersize for this...to allow extra space for the land territories in particular where some of the those territories are very squashed. I don't really want to lose any of them otherwise you lose the essence of the names of history.
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Re: Salem's Switch [18.8.11] V8-P6 Bonus Nomenclature Discus

Postby natty dread on Thu Aug 18, 2011 7:02 am

Supersize would probably be a good idea.
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Re: Salem's Switch [18.8.11] V8-P6 Bonus Nomenclature Discus

Postby isaiah40 on Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:32 pm

On the supersize, can you post the large as it stands now please. I would to get an idea on space for it. The small will have to be supersized a bit, but the large we may not need to go as big as you have requested.
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