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Re: Haiti v4 pg3

Postby mibi on Tue Apr 08, 2008 3:01 pm

now it doesn't look like a dull and boring text book. :(
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Re: Haiti v4 pg3

Postby edbeard on Tue Apr 08, 2008 3:34 pm

RjBeals wrote:I just wanted to show what I meant for a darker overall look.


I'll put together something like that this weekend. Also, if I do that then the legend has to change too.

It's a pity because I liked the textbook theme


mibi wrote:now it doesn't look like a dull and boring text book. :(

hey shut up :D
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Re: Haiti v4 pg3

Postby t-o-m on Tue Apr 08, 2008 4:13 pm

edbeard wrote:It's a pity because I liked the textbook theme

i did too, but theres only a few things that you can alter with a textbook theme without making it not a textbook theme - if you understand that!
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Re: Haiti v4 pg3

Postby thegeneralpublic on Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:42 pm

Not sure if it has been mentioned here already, but why isn't the Manneville / Bouli border a bridge like the others?
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Re: Haiti v4 pg3

Postby edbeard on Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:53 pm

thegeneralpublic wrote:Not sure if it has been mentioned here already, but why isn't the Manneville / Bouli border a bridge like the others?


I believe they are two different rivers and are not connected in real life.

though it's hard to find evidence to prove it. I'll try to find a map to show this


edit: I guess it's not according to one map I found. But, this map is also missing the eastern part of that river which shows up on all other maps I've seen. Whatever. I'll fix that part so it's not as confusing.
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Re: Haiti v4 pg3

Postby t-o-m on Wed Apr 09, 2008 7:35 pm

so what have you got in store for your next update?
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Re: Haiti v4 pg3

Postby cairnswk on Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:52 pm

t-o-m....some feedback if i may, and i didn't read the whole thread so please forgive if others have covered anything here...just giving my first perceptions....

1. for me...brown legend, dark blue sea, black font on sea and bright tert colours doesn't work design wise.
2. the previous suggestion with light blue sea and white legend worked better, although the white legend needed to change.
3. i like the overall appearance....it is clean and crisp,,,,even though some have suggested a little bright, but on a map like this bright can be toned down a tad and still retain a sub-tropical flavour.
4. just some attention to differentation between border thickneses and rivers need to be made clearer.
5. perhaps try something other than thick black dots for the sea routes....it just sticks o-ut too much for me

but otherwise....coming along good.
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Re: Haiti v5 pg5

Postby edbeard on Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:52 pm

uhhh cairnswk. tom is not the map maker. And, the image you are critiquing wasn't posted by myself (or tom even). thanks for posting though

Anyway, I decided to at least give a shot to the style RjBeals put up since it seemed to be something people liked. If it gets a decent liking, i'll follow through with it



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v4
v3
v2
v1

What you need to know:

1. 28 territories
2. 6 continents

Changes in this update
1. ocean colour made darker
2. new legend
3. new sea routes
4. non-playable land made darker
5. changed nord bonus from 4 to 3
6. changed sud-est colour

To Do:

1. Gameplay / Bonus Discussion
2. make Manneville - Bouli border into a regular bridge.
3. redo Ile de Tortue - Limbe water route
4. thicker rivers to avoid impassable confusion
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Re: Haiti v5 pg5

Postby RjBeals on Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:08 pm

;)

I like this direction ed.
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Re: Haiti v5 pg5

Postby cairnswk on Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:09 pm

edbeard wrote:uhhh cairnswk. tom is not the map maker. And, the image you are critiquing wasn't posted by myself (or tom even). thanks for posting though

Anyway, I decided to at least give a shot to the style RjBeals put up since it seemed to be something people liked. If it gets a decent liking, i'll follow through with it


OGM.... :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
Sorry edbeard. guess i just didn't research properly.
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Re: Haiti v5 pg5

Postby edbeard on Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:13 pm

I hate you forever cairnswk (thanks for the river comment. that's definitely something I need to do. it's on the list as you might have already noticed).


I should probably dull the colours a bit on the playable area. not too much but slightly.
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Re: Haiti v5 pg5

Postby t-o-m on Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:05 pm

cairnswk wrote:
edbeard wrote:uhhh cairnswk. tom is not the map maker. And, the image you are critiquing wasn't posted by myself (or tom even). thanks for posting though

Anyway, I decided to at least give a shot to the style RjBeals put up since it seemed to be something people liked. If it gets a decent liking, i'll follow through with it


OGM.... :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
Sorry edbeard. guess i just didn't research properly.

lol - soz i havnt caught up with the thread yet - i have been banned - but then i bought premium so im not banned now, but lol me the map maker of this - i wish i could make this loll

its lookin good

well done me, the creator of this map :mrgreen:
lol im only joking, for those of you who are just reading this - edbeard made this map not me,

i like the new legend
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Re: Haiti v5 pg5

Postby graulenst on Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:46 pm

I really like the new legend. It is only that the colors do not match those on the map.

Is this a problem? I am not really sure.

I really like how this map has come along so far.
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Re: Haiti v5 pg5

Postby gimil on Sat Apr 12, 2008 9:32 am

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congratz bud :)
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Re: Haiti v5 pg5

Postby RjBeals on Sat Apr 12, 2008 9:43 am

t-o-m wrote:... i have been banned - but then i bought premium so im not banned now...


Did Wicked ban you for trash talking?
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