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Postby RobinJ on Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:13 pm

But I do agree that bonuses need to be adjusted:

N. America worth more
Antartica worth more

Also, I see there is one name to 2 countries in N. America
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Postby wrightfan123 on Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:21 pm

Guiscard wrote:This map is a liberal conspiracy...


lol
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Postby wrightfan123 on Sun Mar 25, 2007 4:40 pm

RobinJ wrote:But I do agree that bonuses need to be adjusted:

N. America worth more
Antartica worth more

Also, I see there is one name to 2 countries in N. America


Yea, Wade, you have Prairies spanning two countries; is it supposed to be like that?
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Postby pepperonibread on Sun Mar 25, 2007 4:49 pm

yep, i know. i'll fix it
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Postby Spockers on Sun Mar 25, 2007 5:45 pm

This map looks messy and confusing, and not different enough from the classic map to have any appeal whatsoever.
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Postby DiM on Sun Mar 25, 2007 6:49 pm

i really don't understand why most of europe is under water (including some mountains) but some small islands are still there :shock:

at the moment i don't like this map because it is highly innacurate. some high areas are underwater and other low ones still exist.

and second, i don't like the map because it has the same playability as classic map or world 2.1


PS: i really hate the red band across the map.
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Postby mibi on Sun Mar 25, 2007 7:13 pm

why is the antarctic so big? am i missing something about global warming ?
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Postby pepperonibread on Sun Mar 25, 2007 7:33 pm

ok, i based this map on an elevation map and put all the green (lowest elevation) under water. and antarctica is a land mass, not like the polar ice caps of the north. the ice would melt off it, but the land would still be there
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Postby Jack0827 on Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:27 pm

wrightfan123 wrote:
Guiscard wrote:This map is a liberal conspiracy...


lol


ya it is :wink:
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Postby PimpCaneYoAss on Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:54 pm

Heres an example of a map of the future...

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Maybe take some advice from that. Maybe it can help. Otherwise i love the map. great idea was thinking about it myself.

and to respond to DiM's comment, it has to deal with areas closet to the ice caps as well.
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Postby casper on Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:58 pm

Great idea. Looks like you did some research. I came across this site. http://merkel.zoneo.net/Topo/Applet Anyone who's interested in what the world's land masses will look like at different sea levels should check it out. You can type in any rise (or drop) in sea level. Try around 300 m and pepperonibread's map is dead on.

Africa is going to be quite difficult to hold I imagine since it's split in two by the red zone. And the southern half of Africa is too isolated imo.
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Postby Keredrex on Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:30 pm

Love it Keep going.... But I think That red band needs to be worked a little ... Maybe smaller or transparent, something it takes away a little from the whole...
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Postby joystickgenie on Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:53 pm

PimpCaneYoAss wrote:Heres an example of a map of the future...

Maybe take some advice from that. Maybe it can help. Otherwise i love the map. great idea was thinking about it myself.

and to respond to DiM's comment, it has to deal with areas closet to the ice caps as well.


I don't know. that map doesn't make that much sense either. why is Florida still above water? why is there that new continent in the pacific. what is this based on?
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Postby 1st chair flute on Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:13 am

sounds like a great map wade but the uninhabbitable zone should be less of a pop out thing. and bonouses need to be adjusted but looks really great. and in response to the comments about global warming, its just for the fun of it were not sayingf its true it is just a general idea
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Postby Crowley on Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:21 am

casper wrote:Great idea. Looks like you did some research. I came across this site. http://merkel.zoneo.net/Topo/Applet Anyone who's interested in what the world's land masses will look like at different sea levels should check it out.


Looks like South Africa will be pretty safe! WHOOHOO!
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Postby jacobh on Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:34 am

I don't understand... other than the fact that it looks kinda different, how is this map different from Classic or World 2.0?
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Postby pepperonibread on Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:19 pm

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ok, heres the map that i based my map on
in photoshop, i eliminated all of the lowest elevations of green, and got my landmasses from that
since this is a satellite picture and antarctica is covered in ice, it pretty much looks like a huge plateau, but im not sure if when all the ice melts off some of antarctica's lower elevations would flood. antarctica could just be a plateau without the ice. again, im not sure.
and about the uninhabitable zone (red band), when i changed the image from a photoshop doc to a jpeg, some of the colors got a little weird, but ill fix that soon
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Postby coconut4paws on Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:41 pm

You should not erase the water covered land, but fade or blur it out. It would show the global warming effect more and it would just plain be cool. The thermal image would look cooler as a base, and show more of the global warming aspect. You could just use black lines as dividers and throw in some cool science/math blurbs... :D Have fun with it!
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Postby dominationnation on Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:18 pm

I think that you should make the red band only in certain areas in the equater and make it uncrossalbe. Along with that It doesn't look much different from classic or world2.1 do something to shake it up :idea:
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Postby KEYOGI on Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:26 pm

I agree with those that have said this doesn't offer much over Classic or World 2.0. I'm just not sure we need another map of the world.

Personally I'd find it much more interesting if it was focused on a particular area that was heavily affected. Just as an example, say it was based in Europe... I'd like to see some more islands and perhaps even go as far as having marshes or swamps as impassables along with some desert areas?
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Postby pepperonibread on Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:42 am

coconut4paws wrote:You should not erase the water covered land, but fade or blur it out. It would show the global warming effect more and it would just plain be cool. The thermal image would look cooler as a base, and show more of the global warming aspect. You could just use black lines as dividers and throw in some cool science/math blurbs... :D Have fun with it!


yeah, that would look really cool
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Postby GreecePwns on Tue Mar 27, 2007 4:29 pm

I think the uninhabitable zone color should be toned down a bit. It's almost impossible to see the territories behind it.
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Postby pepperonibread on Tue Mar 27, 2007 4:38 pm

GreecePwns wrote:I think the uninhabitable zone color should be toned down a bit. It's almost impossible to see the territories behind it.


ok, i guess i need to clarify this in the map key
the uninhabitable zone is an impassable border except for along the ocean routes that go through it, so, theres no territories in the uninhabitable zone
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Postby coconut4paws on Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:31 pm

pepperonibread wrote:
coconut4paws wrote:You should not erase the water covered land, but fade or blur it out. It would show the global warming effect more and it would just plain be cool. The thermal image would look cooler as a base, and show more of the global warming aspect. You could just use black lines as dividers and throw in some cool science/math blurbs... :D Have fun with it!


yeah, that would look really cool
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Thanx wade, By the way this is Lori...so yeah...I had a smart moment.
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Postby pepperonibread on Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:51 pm

yeah i know
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