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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby ender516 on Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:53 pm

Also Lanaudiere should have an accent grave (down to the right) not an accent aigu (up to the right). (Sorry, no international keyboard here at work.)
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby isaiah40 on Fri Mar 11, 2011 4:47 pm

ender516 wrote:Also Lanaudiere should have an accent grave (down to the right) not an accent aigu (up to the right). (Sorry, no international keyboard here at work.)


True like this:
Lanaudière and here are the other corrections:

Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Sept-Rivières
Chaudière

Just copy these and paste them onto your map! :D
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby Tisha on Thu Mar 17, 2011 1:57 am

iancanton wrote:if u need to alter the shape of some of the regions of sud-du-québec to make troops counts fit, while retaining the same gameplay, then feel free to do so. the borders in that bonus zone came about from a scribbled diagram that i made to show the connections, but the somewhat accidental shapes of each region in that diagram were largely retained till now. this is how the borders look on a real political map of québec.

http://www.gouv.qc.ca/portail/quebec/pg ... x/?lang=en

try to retain the characteristic long straight edge of minganie. on the government map, the dotted area close to the border is disputed land that is administered by newfoundland & labrador, but claimed by québec.

ian. :)

can you explain what you mean better? I'm sorry my brain is acting broke, and I can't understand no matter how many times I read it.. :oops:
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby ender516 on Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:44 am

If you are having trouble with the second part, I believe he means that most of the border between Goose Bay and Minganie should be a straight line (or at least a line of latitude, so it might curve, depending on the projection of the map). The small upward tooth at the west end looks okay to me, and at the east end there should be a sharp turn due south.

As far as the first part goes, I guess he is saying that, for example, you could enlarge Laurentides or Montréal at the expense of Outaouais and Lanaudière, provided you do not separate those two, even though on the Quebec government map, they do not border each other.
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby iancanton on Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:03 pm

ender516 wrote:If you are having trouble with the second part, I believe he means that most of the border between Goose Bay and Minganie should be a straight line (or at least a line of latitude, so it might curve, depending on the projection of the map).

correct!

ender516 wrote:As far as the first part goes, I guess he is saying that, for example, you could enlarge Laurentides or Montréal at the expense of Outaouais and Lanaudière, provided you do not separate those two, even though on the Quebec government map, they do not border each other.

right again! i didn't notice that montréal doesn't border lanaudière on the government map. it does on the bonjourquebec.com tourist map (see inset on bottom right).

http://www.bonjourquebec.com/qc-en/regions0.html

ian. :)
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby notyou2 on Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:30 am

Great map Tish.

I hope to be playing it soon.

I would love to see a Plains of Abraham map where the English met the French in Quebec. It was avery historic battle for North America.
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby Tisha on Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:46 am

anything else?

green looks nice now.

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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby natty dread on Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:50 am

Can we see the map with 888:s on it?
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby Unit_2 on Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:53 am

I'm sure there are other colors you can use besides yellow and green twice. Add Orange to a yellow and Purple, swap Duplessis with Newfoundland and give Newfoundland purple. Other colors work too, but two of the same colors makes no sense to me when there are hundreds of them. Colorblindness is a problem, but with a wide enough color scheme, there won't be any problems.

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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby natty dread on Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:28 am

Unit_2 wrote:I'm sure there are other colors you can use besides yellow and green twice. Add Orange to a yellow and Purple, swap Duplessis with Newfoundland and give Newfoundland purple. Other colors work too, but two of the same colors makes no sense to me when there are hundreds of them. Colorblindness is a problem, but with a wide enough color scheme, there won't be any problems.


I think the current colours are ok, since there's a minimap it's not that important to have unique colours for each...
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby isaiah40 on Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:29 am

Though I don't have the final say on the matter i think the colors are good, and as natty said we have the mini-map to determine what bonuses are what.

I forgot to mention that Chalevoix is actually Charlevoix.
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby ender516 on Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:03 am

Grand Falls-Windsor needs a "D" inserted.
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby Unit_2 on Mon Apr 04, 2011 4:30 pm

My point is that it is very bland. There's nothing making it "Oh, look at that!".

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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby Riskismy on Mon Apr 04, 2011 4:45 pm

Unit_2 wrote:I'm sure there are other colors you can use besides yellow and green twice.


I'll have to agree. Other mapmakers are able to find 8 distinct colours (even for the colour-impaired). Having 4 separate bonus areas with the same two colours aren't cool, even if no-one is confused by it.
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Re: Golfe Du St. Laurent

Postby melech14 on Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:24 pm

I'm colour-challenged and this is one of the easiest maps to read. I like it the way it is.

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