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Re: London [28.8.11]

Postby ironsij0287 on Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:19 am

Going back to the other day, I do prefer the river being cropped at the border like it appears now.
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Re: London [28.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:44 pm

koontz1973 wrote:The blue in the river is very bright compared to the rest


It's called contrast. The playable area is the main part of the map, therefore it has a higher saturation. All the rest are background elements, and thus secondary. Even the flag and title.

koontz1973 wrote:Why not have the West in there as it is part of London which you have completely missed. Without it, you are geographically wrong. It would be easy to separate Hounslow, Ealing, Hammersmith, Kensington and Westminster. That gives you a 3 territ small continent in Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent. Put a motorway between Harrow and Barnet (M1) for an impassable. There are so many motorways, in London that you can use for impassables.


This is a good idea. I'll run it by Bruceswar to see what he thinks.
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Re: London [28.8.11]

Postby Bruceswar on Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:29 am

I got to natty in PM. Go for it!
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Re: London [28.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:09 pm

Ok so here's the next iteration.

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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:12 pm

Ps. other gimp users might appreciate the feat I accomplished on this map:

I actually thought of a use for the "dissolve" -layer mode!
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Tue Aug 30, 2011 3:56 pm

Oops... I forgot to redo the inner glows. Also adjusted the colour of the new bonus a bit.

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So what is keeping the draft stamp for this one? Should be pretty straight forward...
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby isaiah40 on Tue Aug 30, 2011 3:59 pm

Waiting on the FA's. They need more training/practice.
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:06 pm

isaiah40 wrote:Waiting on the FA's. They need more training/practice.


How much practice does one need to move a topic from one forum to another? :-s
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby isaiah40 on Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:08 pm

natty_dread wrote:
isaiah40 wrote:Waiting on the FA's. They need more training/practice.


How much practice does one need to move a topic from one forum to another? :-s


I want to make sure they know when a map is ready to be moved before they do it.
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:09 pm

Ok then. Carry on carrying on...
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby Victor Sullivan on Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:19 pm

Hm, I think perhaps the bonuses could stand to be adjusted:
  • Northwest: +2
    • It's the smallest bonus area on the map, so people would go after it simply for that. Plus, it's not in a central spot (like North Central, which also has two more territories) and it makes it and West really attractive (still 5 borders, but +8)
  • North Central: +3 √
  • Northeast: +4
    • 4 borders and easy access to the City, which wouldn't add a border, either.
  • West: +5 √
  • Southwest: +3 or +4
      4 borders, but Lambeth does bring it down to 3. With no real great expansion opportunities (aside from Lambeth), I could see this going either way.
  • Southeast: +3
    • 3 borders and easy access to the City, which wouldn't add a border, either.
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:31 pm

Maybe... those sound pretty good, although I'd rather keep Northeast at +5.
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby Victor Sullivan on Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:33 pm

natty_dread wrote:Maybe... those sound pretty good, although I'd rather keep Northeast at +5.

Fair enough, that was a little more iffy than the others. With 7 territories, it's borderline.

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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby isaiah40 on Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:27 pm

I've stickied this for now, so hopefully one of the FA's will see this and move it. *hint, hint*
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby ironsij0287 on Thu Sep 01, 2011 12:20 pm

isaiah40 wrote:I've stickied this for now, so hopefully one of the FA's will see this and move it. *hint, hint*


Subtle. :P

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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Thu Sep 01, 2011 12:23 pm

Tsk tsk... you forgot to unsticky. :p
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby TaCktiX on Thu Sep 01, 2011 12:58 pm

I have no idea what you're talking about natty, this whole "not unstickied" hogwash is just going to get you in trouble. ;)
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby isaiah40 on Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:00 pm

natty_dread wrote:Tsk tsk... you forgot to unsticky. :p


natty, you're getting just as bad as Sully. It's not stickied!!
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:42 pm

I have screenshots to prove it.
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby isaiah40 on Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:51 pm

Pics or it didn't happen!!
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby ironsij0287 on Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:57 pm

It wouldn't let me unsticky it. I'm just a lowly FA. I don't even have a title under my avatar.

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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby MrBenn on Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:17 pm

You'll need to make the graphic significantly different from my contest entry, please; especially as I have a further work-in-progress in development

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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:38 pm

Excuse me... did you get the copyright on the colour green when I wasn't looking?
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Re: London [30.8.11]

Postby natty dread on Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:42 pm

Ah, f*ck it. Bin this.
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Re: --> bin pls

Postby thenobodies80 on Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:57 pm

As requested [moved] to the bin

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