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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.5

Postby natty dread on Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:24 pm

My bonus calculator gives these results:

Scotland 4,08
Ireland 5,58
Mann 1,66
Wales 3,91
Cornwall 2,92
Brittany 3,17
Galicia 3,67
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.5

Postby The Bison King on Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:35 pm

My bonus calculator gives these results:

Scotland 4,08
Ireland 5,58
Mann 1,66
Wales 3,91
Cornwall 2,92
Brittany 3,17
Galicia 3,67


Interesting, the pretty much all seem to be around .50 points higher than where I put them. To me that says that we can either bump them all up one or leave them where they are. Given the small size of the map I'm inclined to say leave them, except maybe for Brittany. I think +2 is a good amount for it but my friends wanted to see it worth 3.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.5

Postby Evil DIMwit on Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:57 pm

The Bison King wrote:Interesting, the pretty much all seem to be around .50 points higher than where I put them. To me that says that we can either bump them all up one or leave them where they are. Given the small size of the map I'm inclined to say leave them, except maybe for Brittany. I think +2 is a good amount for it but my friends wanted to see it worth 3.


Well, it's really up to you. I agree that rounding the bonuses down makes sense given the small size of the map.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.5

Postby The Bison King on Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:59 pm

Well, it's really up to you. I agree that rounding the bonuses down makes sense given the small size of the map.


Well then I agree with the current values.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.5

Postby Evil DIMwit on Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:15 am

Ah, the golden silence of implicit collective agreement. Congratulations.

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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.5

Postby isaiah40 on Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:16 am

Evil DIMwit wrote:Ah, the golden silence of implicit agreement. Congratulations.
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Congratulations! =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.5

Postby The Bison King on Fri Aug 13, 2010 12:54 pm

:D Yay! I gotta tell you I'm glad to be in graphics. I think there's a lot that can be done here to highlight the Celtic feel of this map. The first thing (that I'm going to get on right away) is make the sea connections look pretty.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.6

Postby The Bison King on Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:02 pm

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There are the new sea connections. Tell me what you think. I also moved Stonehenge to be closer to it's actual location.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.6

Postby natty dread on Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:30 pm

Please fix the frame of the minimap. It's been really bothering me but I haven't said anything because we weren't in graphics...

The way the edge of the map shows through the frame... it just looks weird. Either make the frame solid or cut off the excess from the map...
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.6

Postby The Bison King on Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:50 pm

Please fix the frame of the minimap. It's been really bothering me but I haven't said anything because we weren't in graphics...

The way the edge of the map shows through the frame... it just looks weird. Either make the frame solid or cut off the excess from the map...


I've got an idea on how to fix that.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.6

Postby The Bison King on Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:11 pm

I've got an idea on how to fix that.

Like this:

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Also I added a border around the whole map.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.6

Postby natty dread on Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:47 pm

No, it doesn't really work... The map is still showing through the frame. Either remove that frame and only keep the simpler frame, or cut away the portions of the minimap that overlap with the frame...

Also there's a few small islands under the title that are missing their colour.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.6

Postby ender516 on Sat Aug 14, 2010 12:23 pm

I like the open ironwork look of the mini-map frame, but the amount of overlap is different on the sides as compared to the top and bottom. I prefer the sides, so I recommend clipping the map at top and bottom with a shorter gold frame.
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.6

Postby mattattam on Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:50 pm

I like the dot connections. The color looks like throw-up green though lol. What about a darker blue color for the dot connections. Any darker color would give this a nice contrast.

The Ynysek syllan islands are not currently in the mini map. Also I don't remember what you are doing with the Giants causeway. It is not listed in the 1st post. Is it just a regular non-bonus territory?
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Re: Celtic 7 Nations v1.8

Postby The Bison King on Sun Aug 15, 2010 1:51 pm

Lotta good changes on this one:
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I like the dot connections. The color looks like throw-up green though lol. What about a darker blue color for the dot connections. Any darker color would give this a nice contrast.


I tried that out what do you think?

Also I don't remember what you are doing with the Giants causeway. It is not listed in the 1st post. Is it just a regular non-bonus territory?


Yes.

No, it doesn't really work... The map is still showing through the frame. Either remove that frame and only keep the simpler frame, or cut away the portions of the minimap that overlap with the frame...

Fixed.

I also made a few things more visible. I changed Devon's name, and added a border around the whole map.

Keep the suggestions coming I have all day to work on this ;)
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