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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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Re: --> bin pls

Postby Victor Sullivan on Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:25 am

:-k Well, this is a shame... You should have come in earlier, MrBenn...

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Re: --> bin pls

Postby RjBeals on Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:39 am

speaking of that river mr.benn.. :)
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby natty dread on Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:43 am

f*ck it, let the haters hate. This is my London.

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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby natty dread on Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:47 am

Btw... Move please.
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby Victor Sullivan on Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:48 am

Haters be hatin'.

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Nice to see this back in action.

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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby gimil on Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:03 am

Hi natty,

This has a much more 'British' feel to it now. A few graphical points while you wait on getting this moved by those that run the drafting room.

The British flag contrasts with the Big Ben watermark. I would suggest making the flag similar in tone and transparency to big ben for graphical consistency. You know what I mean?

Also the bonus legends could probably be moved to the bottom right corner to utalise the dead space in that area, also the legends could probably be colour coded with the map for ease of reference (and so they look prettier).

Finally I ain't digging the Font choice for the title. With the semi-British theme you have going on I think a hand writing font would fit the theme much better, perhaps 'Monotype Corsiva'. Let me know what you think.

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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby gimil on Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:10 am

p.s. if you are up for downloading font this look like a winner for your map.

http://www.dafont.com/mk-british-writing.font
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby MoB Deadly on Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:19 am

This map looks great so far!
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby isaiah40 on Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:20 am

[MOVED]

New update, moved again!! Can you please update the OP with all of the maps relative information please.
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:36 am

natty_dread, nice to see you bring this one back to life. I really like the new colour scheme, getting away from the green was a great idea but South east and North Central look very similar.
North Central, can you rename it just North. Central is not used.
Why Big Ben for the background, I have no problem with it but a lot of people will just ask, so I might as well be first.
Gimil said it, but the title font looks really bad (like something a dog with a bad tummy would do).
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby Seamus76 on Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:40 am

Very nice work natty, as usual.

I agree with Koontz, the SE and N do look similar, especially Haringey and Camden. They look very much like the SE, and event different than Barnet and Enfield.
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby gimil on Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:41 am

koontz1973 wrote:Why Big Ben for the background, I have no problem with it but a lot of people will just ask, so I might as well be first.


Big Ben, is London's most prominent and well known landmark.
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:45 am

gimil wrote:
koontz1973 wrote:Why Big Ben for the background, I have no problem with it but a lot of people will just ask, so I might as well be first.


Big Ben, is London's most prominent and well known landmark.


That is debatable.

But as I said, it is natty's choice but like all maps with these landmarks on, people will say why that one.
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby gimil on Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:52 am

koontz1973 wrote:
gimil wrote:
koontz1973 wrote:Why Big Ben for the background, I have no problem with it but a lot of people will just ask, so I might as well be first.


Big Ben, is London's most prominent and well known landmark.


That is debatable.

But as I said, it is natty's choice but like all maps with these landmarks on, people will say why that one.


How is that debatable?
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Re: London [6.9.11]

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:01 am

Simple, when I think of London, I think of many many things, Big Ben is only one of them, but I am not the right person to ask as I am to close to my home city. As an exercise, I will ask my kids at school tomorrow and see what they come up with.
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