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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby AndyDufresne on Sun May 16, 2010 2:56 pm

Are the images in the first post the latest updates?

I've been watching this map for a while now, and I really think I'll enjoy the minimalist style it is employing.


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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby n.n. on Sun May 16, 2010 6:02 pm

Images posted here:
viewtopic.php?f=468&t=103703&start=105#p2581633
and also, the first two images in the first post are the latest versions posted (1.9 - 06.05.2010).

Next version coming very soon.
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby jasnostj on Mon May 17, 2010 4:42 am

AndyDufresne wrote:Are the images in the first post the latest updates?

I've been watching this map for a while now, and I really think I'll enjoy the minimalist style it is employing.


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Make it a project to add all countries to the site that don't have a map yet.
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby RedBaron0 on Tue May 18, 2010 2:52 am

I'll get right on Djibouti then... :LOL:

Looking forward to it nn!
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby n.n. on Tue May 18, 2010 3:44 am

Guys, very sorry for the delay, i am still not finished, i really really hope i'll be able to compile the new version in 2-3 days, sorry again for misleading you with previous posts.
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby thenobodies80 on Tue May 18, 2010 4:28 am

Don't worry, Rome wasn't built in a day ;)
Take your time.

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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby jasnostj on Thu May 20, 2010 7:02 am

thenobodies80 wrote:Don't worry, Rome wasn't built in a day ;)
Take your time.

Macedonia either...
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby n.n. on Sun May 23, 2010 11:25 am

Hi all, here is the latest version - v2.0

Changes:
- some mountain ranges are expanded so that bordering/impassable is clearer to the players
- for small map, territory names are with bigger font than previous versions (exporting to png did not have the desired effect in the context of readability so it's jpeg again but with bigger font)
- the arrows pointing to neighboring countries are removed
- the degree markers now include hemisphere notation (N, E)
- Continent colors are changed and shuffled a bit so there is no two similar colors in neighboring continents
- added the plus sign for the bonuses
- minor border and frame graphic changes

- The so-called thematic overhaul mentioned in some of the posts - to make the map more "macedonian" - not done because i simply do not have good ideas, short of adding a really big tomato in the middle of the map :) I think there is enough info about the country as it is now.

Latest Version, Large v2.0 (23.05.2010):

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Latest Version, Small, v2.0 (23.05.2010):
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Also, here is the link for the photobucket album containing versions from 1.5 up to latest:
http://s972.photobucket.com/albums/ae208/nixonie/Conquer%20Macedonia%20Map/
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby fumandomuerte on Sun May 23, 2010 11:58 am

Nice version. Do you really need the big image to be 840 pixels wide?
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby n.n. on Sun May 23, 2010 12:21 pm

No, it can be a bit smaller i guess... Question is, why?
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby natty dread on Sun May 23, 2010 4:48 pm

I'm sorry, but the update just made it worse wrt. colour blind people.

Here's the colourblind simulation of the latest version:

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Change Skopje with Kumanovo and Stip with Strumica.
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby n.n. on Sun May 23, 2010 7:37 pm

Hi, just asking here, don't shoot :), is the colorblind test a requirement for the maps to get through the Graphic workshop?

Another thing, are all maps colorblind tested?

And in the end - if all of the above answers are yes, how does "Change Skopje with Kumanovo and Stip with Strumica." make the map better colorblind-wise?

Please reply.
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby RedBaron0 on Mon May 24, 2010 1:54 am

n.n. wrote:Hi, just asking here, don't shoot :), is the colorblind test a requirement for the maps to get through the Graphic workshop?


To the best of your ability, it is. For the the most common form of color blindness,(red/green) pretty much anything that isn't blue or yellow will just about be the same color.
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby natty dread on Mon May 24, 2010 3:16 am

how does "Change Skopje with Kumanovo and Stip with Strumica." make the map better colorblind-wise?


Take a look at this.

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Tetovo & Skopje look very similar. Bitola & Strumica as well. If you do the changes I said, it will be much easier for colour blind people to see these bonus zones.
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Re: Macedonia map [Gp]

Postby n.n. on Mon May 24, 2010 4:48 am

Hi,
thanks for the answers, i will shuffle colors as suggested by natty.

Are there any other problems with this map?

(please let me know before i do the "colorblind" change....)
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