[Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby LED ZEPPELINER on Sun Jan 04, 2009 6:07 pm

you took a great map and made it better well done =D> :mrgreen: :lol: :D
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby edbeard on Sun Jan 04, 2009 6:12 pm

British Isles revamp? check
Land And Sea? almost check
Feudal War revamp? not quite
Feudal War II aka The Feudal Supremacy aka The Dark Feud aka Weekend at Feudal War II aka Feudal War Marshalls aka For a Few Feudals More aka The Colour of Feudal War aka Feudal War 2 1/2 aka 2 Feudal 2 Wars aka Feudal War II: The Wrath of Gimil? still a ways to go
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby MrBenn on Sun Jan 04, 2009 8:57 pm

Round our way the birds are singing...
Round our way the sun shines bright...

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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby The Neon Peon on Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:02 pm

Any map makers have a hint on when these will be updated to the site? (like if lack is on vacation and when he will get back etc.)
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby gimil on Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:05 pm

The Neon Peon wrote:Any map makers have a hint on when these will be updated to the site? (like if lack is on vacation and when he will get back etc.)


I don't know, but even if I did I we like suprises better than telling you guys these things :D
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby oaktown on Mon Jan 05, 2009 1:57 am

wait, this is quenched? It means we won't have this project to pick on any more. I go away for two weeks and the entire Foundry turns upside down! ;)

Kudos to you gimil for sweating out this 13 month nightmare and making something good out of it! =D>
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby Aradhus on Mon Jan 05, 2009 3:08 am

My first time seeing this topic. I wish no offense to be taken by what I say in this post. I appreciate that much hard work and time was poured into revamping this map, and this is only my opinion(albeit completely too late making it pretty pointless, but..)

Comparing the map on page 3 with the flags on each country, etc and the finished product, it seems like this revamping went backwards. From good, unique and beautiful to bland, uninspired and not really much different from the original.

There's no point going into detail, broadly I just feel like this was a wasted opportunity. Of course I appreciate that everyone has different tastes.

By the way, why is oxfordshire shortened to 'Oxon'? where does the N come from?
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby MrBenn on Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:53 am

Aradhus wrote:By the way, why is oxfordshire shortened to 'Oxon'? where does the N come from?

Oxfordshire is abbreviated as Oxon, from the Latinised form Oxonia.
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby lgoasklucyl on Tue Jan 06, 2009 3:53 pm

A gorgeous graphics update of a personal favorite

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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby Nobunaga on Thu Jan 08, 2009 7:22 pm

Aradhus wrote:My first time seeing this topic. I wish no offense to be taken by what I say in this post. I appreciate that much hard work and time was poured into revamping this map, and this is only my opinion(albeit completely too late making it pretty pointless, but..)

Comparing the map on page 3 with the flags on each country, etc and the finished product, it seems like this revamping went backwards. From good, unique and beautiful to bland, uninspired and not really much different from the original.

There's no point going into detail, broadly I just feel like this was a wasted opportunity. Of course I appreciate that everyone has different tastes.

By the way, why is oxfordshire shortened to 'Oxon'? where does the N come from?


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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby Thezzaruz on Fri Jan 09, 2009 5:23 am

\:D/ \:D/ Go Go Gimli, well done! \:D/ \:D/




Aradhus wrote:Comparing the map on page 3 with the flags on each country, etc and the finished product, it seems like this revamping went backwards.


While I do agree with you it seems that a very clear majority didn't like the flags. I don't think the end result is bland though.
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby MrBenn on Fri Jan 09, 2009 5:44 am

Aradhus wrote:Comparing the map on page 3 with the flags on each country, etc and the finished product, it seems like this revamping went backwards.
While I do agree with you it seems that a very clear majority didn't like the flags. I don't think the end result is bland though.

It wasn't simply a matter of not liking the flags... England is split up into three bonus regions, and it was difficult to differentiate between them while they were all represented using the same motif... Anyway, that debate was so 2007!
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby yeti_c on Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:19 pm

Bloody hell gimil - I had money on this making it into 2010.

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Postby BrotherWolf on Tue Jan 20, 2009 7:34 am

It wasn't till I played the old map that I realised how inaccurate the old map was. Being British I suppose I'm more aware of the subtle things that are wrong. For instance whilst playing the old version I realised that Hadrians Wall is running the wrong way. Northumberland is actually north of it. Some of the naming is still inaccurate. I love the Hebrides but what is marked on the map is the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides themselves consist of most of the islands of the West coast of Scotland. No Shetland and Orkney will also bug me but they weren't on the original.

Still, the new map is a vast improvement and at least the county where I live gets a mention.
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby lance kelleher on Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:12 am

the british isles map has changed and my troops have changed with it
i attacked from the north of ireland into scotland and reinforced them back to the north
know there in leinster, the proof is there that there is a fault because it now says that i attacked from leinster and reinforced back to leinster which is not possible
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