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Re: Conquer 4

Postby gimil on Thu May 15, 2008 12:22 pm

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Kap how is this for the red?

Bryguy I agree on the bonuses but yeti has a contrasting view. We'll jsut wait until the big hippo guy starts talking about gameplay.
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby Kaplowitz on Thu May 15, 2008 12:26 pm

The red is better, it doesnt help that i am at school.
And i think the high bonuses are good, it will be hard to hold some of those. But maybe not such a big jump for getting one terit.
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby gimil on Thu May 15, 2008 2:09 pm

Ok cairns I believe I addressed all your issues :)

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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby bryguy on Thu May 15, 2008 2:20 pm

I have an idea, how about having each of the circles a circle with a star cut out?
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby yeti_c on Thu May 15, 2008 2:38 pm

I think we need to have "Each Line +2" or similar somewhere...

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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby cairnswk on Thu May 15, 2008 2:41 pm

gimil wrote:Ok cairns I believe I addressed all your issues :)

Thanks Gimil.
Now further things...when you're ready!

1. The dimensionals appear to be clashing with each other....the outside bevel moves north-west, and the buttons bevel moves south-east...can you experiment to see if they would look better moving in the same direction, or at least so that the lighter edge of the bevel sits in the same corner/orientation.
2. the legend and names is very spaced out across the top, whereas the bonus area is very squashed. can you see if that be amended to perhaps give the bonus area some more space.
3. move the attack diagram down so that the bottom of that is in line with the bottom of the alpha characters.
4. can you move the buttons a little closer to each other horizontally so that there is some more space between the last colums of buttons and the bonus area.i.e. some more eye space.
5. the reds in the bonus area are all legible now, great.
looking good gimil.
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby TaCktiX on Thu May 15, 2008 3:05 pm

I think the gray is too dark. It doesn't quite catch the "slate" look I think you're going for, but seeing as no one else minds it, I suppose I should shut up.
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby jarrett155 on Thu May 15, 2008 4:35 pm

What is the point in the +20 bonus?
Wouldnt you have won by then?
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby cairnswk on Thu May 15, 2008 4:59 pm

jarrett155 wrote:What is the point in the +20 bonus?
Wouldnt you have won by then?

i don't think so. The bonus is only for a 4 x 4 square. I could be wrong, but i think it probably would be possible to still have players on the board even if you only conquer a 4 x 4 square.

Perhaps the +20 is a little high, given that you get +14 for 15 places.
How about +16 for 16 places?
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby jarrett155 on Thu May 15, 2008 5:03 pm

ah i see
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby gimil on Thu May 15, 2008 5:04 pm

cairnswk wrote:
gimil wrote:Ok cairns I believe I addressed all your issues :)

Thanks Gimil.
Now further things...when you're ready!

1. The dimensionals appear to be clashing with each other....the outside bevel moves north-west, and the buttons bevel moves south-east...can you experiment to see if they would look better moving in the same direction, or at least so that the lighter edge of the bevel sits in the same corner/orientation.
2. the legend and names is very spaced out across the top, whereas the bonus area is very squashed. can you see if that be amended to perhaps give the bonus area some more space.
3. move the attack diagram down so that the bottom of that is in line with the bottom of the alpha characters.
4. can you move the buttons a little closer to each other horizontally so that there is some more space between the last colums of buttons and the bonus area.i.e. some more eye space.
5. the reds in the bonus area are all legible now, great.
looking good gimil.


1. The bevel effect in the background is correct and all done in the one layer. The black shape has the holes cut in it that is why they hwat white at different orientations.
2. + 3. I will move the attack directions down and space out the rest of the legends acordingly.
4. Seems like alot of leg work for little gain. I keep it on the back burner if I need the space later on. Sorry cairns but its to much work for the sake of a little eye space :)
5. Excellent.
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby gimil on Thu May 15, 2008 5:08 pm

cairnswk wrote:
jarrett155 wrote:What is the point in the +20 bonus?
Wouldnt you have won by then?

i don't think so. The bonus is only for a 4 x 4 square. I could be wrong, but i think it probably would be possible to still have players on the board even if you only conquer a 4 x 4 square.

Perhaps the +20 is a little high, given that you get +14 for 15 places.
How about +16 for 16 places?


The problem is the 4 in a row can come in any shape and size across the board. THe ones in the ledgends are jsut examples of bonues. We can tweek bonuses without creating a stupid amount of hard work for yeti to code.
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby gimil on Thu May 15, 2008 5:09 pm

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Here carins next block of concerns :)
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby ZeakCytho on Thu May 15, 2008 5:11 pm

I feel like the title and the numbers/letters for the grid should either be beveled or embossed (whichever looks better). Not a lot, but just a touch.
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Re: Conquer 4. Page 1 + 2

Postby gimil on Thu May 15, 2008 5:12 pm

ZeakCytho wrote:I feel like the title and the numbers/letters for the grid should either be beveled or embossed (whichever looks better). Not a lot, but just a touch.


The title is beveled althought its not as noticeable with the new color. I look into it right nowe :)
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