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Postby DiM on Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:08 pm

gimil wrote:Whats the ETA on these maps being uploaded?



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Postby gimil on Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:09 pm

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Postby DiM on Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:14 pm

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gimil wrote:Whats the ETA on these maps being uploaded?



christmas update :lol:


DiM your always a fun wrecker, i hope your dice are extra crap today.


as usual my friend, as usual :roll:
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Postby reverend_kyle on Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:21 pm

Of course, special thanks to DiM and Gimil for their going above all others to help on this map :) much appreciated.
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Postby DiM on Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:25 pm

reverend_kyle wrote:Of course, special thanks to DiM and Gimil for their going above all others to help on this map :) much appreciated.


anytime mate. :D
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Postby gimil on Fri Sep 28, 2007 8:04 pm

DiM wrote:
reverend_kyle wrote:Of course, special thanks to DiM and Gimil for their going above all others to help on this map :) much appreciated.


anytime mate. :D


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Postby RjBeals on Fri Sep 28, 2007 8:39 pm

Wow, congrats reverend_kyle - a fine map to add to our collection. I love the white borders and the soft 'pastel' colors - reminds me of my map :wink: good job man.
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Postby cairnswk on Fri Sep 28, 2007 10:36 pm

Congrats Reverend_Kyle...well done!
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Postby reverend_kyle on Sat Sep 29, 2007 12:01 am

RjBeals wrote:Wow, congrats reverend_kyle - a fine map to add to our collection. I love the white borders and the soft 'pastel' colors - reminds me of my map :wink: good job man.


that's a huge compliment because yours is a beauty. I could never even halfway do the stuff you did in it.
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Postby Wisse on Sat Sep 29, 2007 2:39 am

grats rev :)
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Postby unriggable on Sat Sep 29, 2007 11:26 am

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gimil wrote:Whats the ETA on these maps being uploaded?



christmas update :lol:


DiM your always a fun wrecker, i hope your dice are extra crap today.


Response:

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/30892
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Postby Tom32 on Sun Oct 07, 2007 1:00 pm

First of all, great job, i ve been awaiting for that one for some time, as all French CC members i believe.

For the sake of correctness and consistency, I would just like to give you some comments on wording, so that hopefully you can make it perfect :

Continent names
- Pyrenees continent shall definitely be renamed "Aquitaine", as "Pyrenees" is only the the name of the mountain chain separating Spain and France.
- Alps continent shall be renamed "PACA" (standing for Provence-Alpes-Cote d'azur)

Spelling mistakes
- Loire-Atlantic shall be renamed "Loire-Atlantique"
- Cote d'Armor shall have a terminal "s" : Cotes d'Armor (unlike Cote d'Or which is a single coast)
-Lozerre has only one "r" : Lozere.
- Alps => Alpes

Consistency and aestethic
- Vienne is ok, but quite administrative. Given the borders you made, "Poitou" would be much nicer and accurate
- Same for Haute-Vienne. "Perigord" would sound so much nicer.
- ...... Doubs => Jura
- ....... Var => Provence
- ....... Paris => Ile-de-France
- ....... Pyrenees (territory) => Pays Basque
- ....... Aude => Languedoc
- ....... Cher => Berry
- ....... Corsica => Corse
- ....... continent "Burgondy => Bourgogne
- ........continent "Britanny" is wrong, even in English i think it shall be Britain. In French : Bretagne
- ........ continent "Picardy" => Picardie, but "Nord" would be quite more appropriate given your boundaries
- Charente would be nicer with an "s", as your boundaries include both Charentes, the Charente, as well as the Charente-maritime. You can also use "Angoumois", which is the traditional name for this area.

I did not mention mistakes due to the lack of accent in english language, but if you are willing to, i can help you correct that too.

Cheers and thx again for your work ;)

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Postby spinwizard on Mon Oct 08, 2007 1:30 pm

and mine never got to final forge... :shock:
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby pamoa on Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:56 am

As it has been done on the BeNeLux map, I would find nice if you could just put the right names in french all over the map!
I do like english but I also appriciate when my own one is respected ! :)

for "contries":

Loire Atlantique
Alpes
Corse

and for "continents":

Picardie
Bretagne
Bourgogne
Alpes
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Re: A french man gives his comments on your map ...

Postby pamoa on Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:59 am

Tom32 wrote:First of all, great job, i ve been awaiting for that one for some time, as all French CC members i believe.

For the sake of correctness and consistency, I would just like to give you some comments on wording, so that hopefully you can make it perfect :

Continent names
- Pyrenees continent shall definitely be renamed "Aquitaine", as "Pyrenees" is only the the name of the mountain chain separating Spain and France.
- Alps continent shall be renamed "PACA" (standing for Provence-Alpes-Cote d'azur)

Spelling mistakes
- Loire-Atlantic shall be renamed "Loire-Atlantique"
- Cote d'Armor shall have a terminal "s" : Cotes d'Armor (unlike Cote d'Or which is a single coast)
-Lozerre has only one "r" : Lozere.
- Alps => Alpes

Consistency and aestethic
- Vienne is ok, but quite administrative. Given the borders you made, "Poitou" would be much nicer and accurate
- Same for Haute-Vienne. "Perigord" would sound so much nicer.
- ...... Doubs => Jura
- ....... Var => Provence
- ....... Paris => Ile-de-France
- ....... Pyrenees (territory) => Pays Basque
- ....... Aude => Languedoc
- ....... Cher => Berry
- ....... Corsica => Corse
- ....... continent "Burgondy => Bourgogne
- ........continent "Britanny" is wrong, even in English i think it shall be Britain. In French : Bretagne
- ........ continent "Picardy" => Picardie, but "Nord" would be quite more appropriate given your boundaries
- Charente would be nicer with an "s", as your boundaries include both Charentes, the Charente, as well as the Charente-maritime. You can also use "Angoumois", which is the traditional name for this area.

I did not mention mistakes due to the lack of accent in english language, but if you are willing to, i can help you correct that too.

Cheers and thx again for your work ;)

Tom

=D> I agree, it is a about respect =D>
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby Ruben Cassar on Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:47 am

I agree that these mistakes should be rectified. There are quite a lot!

Pity that there was no native French speaker that pointed them out during the foundry process.
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby yeti_c on Wed Apr 16, 2008 1:48 pm

The artist on this map has been banned from the forums... so I suspect that it ain't gonna happen!!

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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby Ruben Cassar on Fri Apr 18, 2008 3:28 pm

yeti_c wrote:The artist on this map has been banned from the forums... so I suspect that it ain't gonna happen!!

C.


Ouch. That sucks. Now we're stuck with the spelling mistakes. Revamp anyone? :D
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby DiM on Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:07 am

kyle has indeed been banned from the forums but that is no relevance as he can still update the map and have somebody else post it.
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby Ruben Cassar on Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:13 am

DiM wrote:kyle has indeed been banned from the forums but that is no relevance as he can still update the map and have somebody else post it.


Good idea. Can someone contact him then?
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rewamping France

Postby pamoa on Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:25 pm

i'm working on a proposal for a new map!
all in french with proper names and a better geographical coherence!
how can i show it to the "world" !
where can i put it on the site ?
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby Balsiefen on Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:20 pm

Interesting. I'm sure you'll get a lot of mixed support ;)

Map ideas would be the place to start.
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby Kaplowitz on Sun Apr 27, 2008 6:39 pm

Ruben Cassar wrote:
DiM wrote:kyle has indeed been banned from the forums but that is no relevance as he can still update the map and have somebody else post it.


Good idea. Can someone contact him then?


I actually just got an email from him, un-related to this map, but he mentioned that he was going to ask lackattack to take the map down from CC. He says its because of his "hatred for CC". :!:
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby Ruben Cassar on Sun Apr 27, 2008 6:48 pm

Kaplowitz wrote:
Ruben Cassar wrote:
DiM wrote:kyle has indeed been banned from the forums but that is no relevance as he can still update the map and have somebody else post it.


Good idea. Can someone contact him then?


I actually just got an email from him, un-related to this map, but he mentioned that he was going to ask lackattack to take the map down from CC. He says its because of his "hatred for CC". :!:


Haha. Well maybe someone would do an even better map of France if he did that!

Why all this bitterness?
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Re: France [Quenched]

Postby Gilligan on Sun Apr 27, 2008 6:49 pm

He got permanently banned, I'm pretty sure
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