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Postby Bad Speler on Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:30 pm

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As the XML checker doesnt seem to be working I've started on my next map, Iberia

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There are 63 territories (if i counted right), and 10 continents + the capitals. I've been trying to keep the map as accurate as possible; i've only made 2 country merges as it did not seem necessary to merge any others.

Here is a list of things i know i have to fix
- Improve graphics
- Enlargen Gibraltar
- Perhaps add a darkened France abov Spain.

For now, the black rectangles are bridges, and the dark brown lines are mountains.
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Postby happysadfun on Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:42 pm

Ok... someone tried to make a spain map, and andy tried to make a iberia map before that... you could use those for inspiration.
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Postby AndyDufresne on Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:16 pm

Mmhm, I did make an Iberia map, but it got shuffled to the back burner when I took over more duties. I've still got links around for it...

It is somewhat similar, though less territories, and with a few combined regions to improve gameplay, but it was interesting nonetheless.

Anyways, look forward to see how this goes.


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Postby sfhbballnut on Thu Dec 28, 2006 9:49 pm

its a little harsh on the eyes, adjust your color scheme
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Postby sfhbballnut on Thu Dec 28, 2006 9:50 pm

and, are the capitals part of their continent? or are they seperate?
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Postby Bad Speler on Thu Dec 28, 2006 10:03 pm

the capitals are seperate
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Postby Bad Speler on Thu Dec 28, 2006 10:43 pm

I had a bunch of spare time, so I took a shot at making it look better using textures from GRsites.

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Postby spiesr on Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:16 pm

Is that negative 1 or postitive? It looks confuseing with the - 1.
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Postby Bad Speler on Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:24 pm

its all positive, i will look into ways to make this more clear
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Postby AK_iceman on Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:28 pm

The colors are kinda bright. :?

The map overall looks pretty good though.
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Postby Bad Speler on Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:57 pm

I've darkened a few of the colours. I would prefer not to darken the red in portugal, as I've used the colours of the portuguese flags to colour that continent.

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Postby dafranca on Fri Dec 29, 2006 1:14 am

Great map... Awesome playability.

Sugestions:

1) A big map like this, with over 60 countries doesn't need a continent with only 3 countries. I think you should add Balearic Islands to Valencia.

2) you need to work on the colors of France(maybe a trasparency effect) and the sea/ocean.
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Postby reverend_kyle on Fri Dec 29, 2006 3:07 am

Dead territories suck, rivers suck, background color sucks, other than that its good.
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Postby sfhbballnut on Fri Dec 29, 2006 9:14 am

the texturing really helped , but you do need to work on rivers and mountains
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Postby Bad Speler on Fri Dec 29, 2006 10:05 am

reverend_kyle wrote:Dead territories suck, rivers suck, background color sucks, other than that its good.


this is only the 3rd draft...anyways what do you mean by dead territories?
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