mibi wrote:This map looks great, nice and clean, but its a little lifeless.
natty_dread wrote:I was wrong
gimil wrote:Rj can you put the number of continents and the image size on the first post please?
Number of territories has always been there, in big bold font. I added the large map size to it as well. Thats all I have so far.gimil wrote:Rj can you put the number of continents and the image size on the first post please?
mibi wrote: This map looks great, nice and clean, but its a little lifeless.
mibi wrote:...some people get a little caught up in the future of map making that they lose a sense the foundation...
RjBeals wrote:mibi wrote:...some people get a little caught up in the future of map making that they lose a sense the foundation...
I've quoted that passage because I think it's more true than you think. I'll hijack my own thread - from just reading through a lot of the foundry recently, I think we are nit-picking too much. Even though I'm getting burned out on CC, I still think I represent a good portion of the community. Looking through http://www.conquerclub.com/maps/ theres only about 10 or 12 maps that I really truly like. Even though the xml can do a lot of cool stuff, I think that most CC'ers like the classic game play. And most would prefer more maps in that vein. And I think that gameplay comes before graphics. Just because a map sits in the foundry for 6 months, while we scrutinize the graphics tooth and nail, doesn't mean the map will be enjoyed in general play. I've been sitting here for a long time trying to figure out a good color scheme for this map, and it all leads me back to the pastels. I've got ton's of drafts on my laptop since that last bold update I've posted. I've even asked my wife for help, who has no interest in CC whatsoever.
I don't know guys - I think I'm in need of a CC break overall. Not to go Coleman style, but just lay low maybe. I haven't won a game in months probably, and I'm not getting the satisfaction out of Charleston that I did from Italy / Dustbowl or Iceland. Maybe I'll put this on vacation again and attempt something completely different?
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