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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby _big_easy_ on Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:09 pm

RjBeals wrote:
_big_easy_ wrote:Why Revamp a map that had nothing wrong with it?

Jesus, guys, you don't have to constantly fool with EVERYTHING.

And you wonder why you're losing members....


I think overall more users like the revamp over the original.


I think the Man in the Moon will come down and sing me a song if I just dance harder for him. But that doesn't make it so.
Only British Isles game I'm in right now is a 6 player game, and 4 of us have already commented on not liking the change.
The other two haven't chatted since the change took place. That's a 66.666% disapproval rating so far.

There's the nostalgia thing to get over, but the old one got many many complaints on how hard it was to tell borders.


There's already an easy fix to that, clicking "Larger Map".....
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby LED ZEPPELINER on Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:13 pm

honestly, when i first started playing the revamp i was like "AWESOME" but then there were the bugs and i didn't like it but now i really like it
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby the.killing.44 on Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:49 pm

LED ZEPPELINER wrote:honestly, when i first started playing the revamp i was like "AWESOME" but then there were the bugs and i didn't like it but now i really like it

You have to read the key…bottom left corner.

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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby lgoasklucyl on Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:35 am

Not that it matters all that much- but I would just like to phone my two cents in and say that I love how the map looks now. British Isles was the first map I learned after Classic and it therefore remains in my top three maps of all time. Though I didn't have a problem with the other version, I love the new version in every way. Not until I saw this work of art did I realize how outdated and messy the original truly was.

Thanks for making one of my favorite maps even better :)
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby gimil on Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:24 pm

lgoasklucyl wrote:Not that it matters all that much- but I would just like to phone my two cents in and say that I love how the map looks now. British Isles was the first map I learned after Classic and it therefore remains in my top three maps of all time. Though I didn't have a problem with the other version, I love the new version in every way. Not until I saw this work of art did I realize how outdated and messy the original truly was.

Thanks for making one of my favorite maps even better :)


And comments like this make this all the worth while. Thanks lgoasklucyl!
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby rtgs on Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:27 pm

The new British isles map is not good for me.

The colors are worse than the ORIGINAL British isles (too pale for my taste),
The names are changed and harder to remember,
The boundaries of the territories are more fragmented,...

Maybe everything is more correct and more technically better, but ...

... I URGE YOU TO RETURN THE ORIGINAL MAP
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby saaimen on Sun Jan 25, 2009 8:40 am

rtgs wrote:The new British isles map is not good for me.

The colors are worse than the ORIGINAL British isles (too pale for my taste),
The names are changed and harder to remember,
The boundaries of the territories are more fragmented,...

Maybe everything is more correct and more technically better, but ...

... I URGE YOU TO RETURN THE ORIGINAL MAP

I hate it when people post things like this. They shouldn't. Maybe this topic can be closed?
The revamp is really, really good, gimil. Thank you, well done.
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby _big_easy_ on Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:20 am

saaimen wrote:
rtgs wrote:The new British isles map is not good for me.

The colors are worse than the ORIGINAL British isles (too pale for my taste),
The names are changed and harder to remember,
The boundaries of the territories are more fragmented,...

Maybe everything is more correct and more technically better, but ...

... I URGE YOU TO RETURN THE ORIGINAL MAP

I hate it when people post things like this. They shouldn't. Maybe this topic can be closed?
The revamp is really, really good, gimil. Thank you, well done.


Yeah, how dare someone have an opinion that differs from yours. What arrogance!
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby danfrank on Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:24 am

_big_easy_ wrote:
saaimen wrote:
rtgs wrote:The new British isles map is not good for me.

The colors are worse than the ORIGINAL British isles (too pale for my taste),
The names are changed and harder to remember,
The boundaries of the territories are more fragmented,...

Maybe everything is more correct and more technically better, but ...

... I URGE YOU TO RETURN THE ORIGINAL MAP

I hate it when people post things like this. They shouldn't. Maybe this topic can be closed?
The revamp is really, really good, gimil. Thank you, well done.


Yeah, how dare someone have an opinion that differs from yours. What arrogance!




I have to agree.. They have ruined the british isle map and next there going to destroy the germany map..
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby saaimen on Wed Jan 28, 2009 4:11 am

_big_easy_ wrote:Yeah, how dare someone have an opinion that differs from yours. What arrogance!

It's got nothing to do with arrogance. It's all about respect.
gimil has been on this revamp for over a year. The topic has been here for the whole time aswell. And the map wasn't quenched before all discussions were cleared up. If he hates this map so bad, first of all he should have come here to comment on the drafts. And now that it's quenched he's too late and pissed about it. That's not the way to go.
I don't mind people having a different opinion. But you could come here and say
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That's a whole other thing than
rtgs wrote:... I URGE YOU TO RETURN THE ORIGINAL MAP
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby yeti_c on Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:50 pm

_big_easy_ wrote:Why Revamp a map that had nothing wrong with it?

Jesus, guys, you don't have to constantly fool with EVERYTHING.

And you wonder why you're losing members....


Mainly because the original map was a geographical nightmare full of mistakes.

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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby Optimus Prime on Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:51 pm

yeti_c wrote:
_big_easy_ wrote:Why Revamp a map that had nothing wrong with it?

Jesus, guys, you don't have to constantly fool with EVERYTHING.

And you wonder why you're losing members....


Mainly because the original map was a geographical nightmare full of mistakes.

C.

And because the original artist wanted it revamped.
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby MrBenn on Wed Jan 28, 2009 6:44 pm

Would it help people if the territory name for Oxfordshire was renamed to something like 'Oxon (Oxfordshire)' in the XML?
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby saaimen on Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:01 pm

I believe we're too easy on folks :)
Why can't they just read the legends? Same here as in Europa as in practically every Foundry thread I've been following...
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New Version British isles Map Typos?

Postby midor on Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:06 pm

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Re: New Version British isles Map Typos?

Postby ManBungalow on Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:09 pm

They're not typos; the abbeviations are explained in the legend. I agree that the name in the drop-down list should come up as "Oxon/Oxfordshire" to make it clearer.

This should probably be moved to the foundry discussion or merged with the discussion thread.
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Re: New Version British isles Map Typos?

Postby obliterationX on Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:12 pm

ManBungalow wrote:I agree that the name in the drop-down list should come up as "Oxen/Oxfordshire" to make it clearer.

It's not "Oxen" (it's Oxon, CLICK HERE for more info), but I think the abbreviations are fine as they are to be honest. If people can't be bothered to read the map legend when they're playing CC they shouldn't be playing at all.
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Re: New Version British isles Map Typos?

Postby midor on Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:33 pm

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Re: New Version British isles Map Typos?

Postby obliterationX on Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:36 pm

midor wrote:It's a new version of a map that already existed. In other words something familiar with new info. So, yes, I did not read the legend because I'd played it many times before as I didn't realize that there was that change.

How about an apology for that insult.

Stop being so defensive.


I was talking in general - if people don't read the legends before they play a map it's their fault. I didn't click this topic with some preset knowledge that this happened to you. :-$ You didn't mention in the topic that you made this mistake, so how was my "insult" aimed at you?
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Re: New Version British isles Map Typos?

Postby midor on Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:46 pm

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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby Night Strike on Sat Feb 14, 2009 11:11 pm

Thread from Sugs/Bugs merged here.
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Re: New Version British isles Map Typos?

Postby obliterationX on Sun Feb 15, 2009 4:19 am

midor wrote:And just why are you so defensive?

:lol:
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby gimil on Sun Feb 15, 2009 9:01 am

Seem to be having a few complaints about this naming of territories. I may just change the XML to show both the abbreved version and full version.
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby MrBenn on Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:14 pm

I'd support that change...
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Re: [Official] British Isles REVAMP [Quenched]

Postby ManBungalow on Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:59 pm

MrBenn wrote:I'd support that change...

Ditto. I'd like to see it changed if possible (so sorry about the bump :?)
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