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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby ZeakCytho on Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:10 am

I voted for lanterns because the dragons are not clear enough, however, I feel you could do something to make the lanterns less bland-looking. I didn't even realize they were lanterns until the poll :oops:.

I agree that the font is a bit hard to read, but if you've been through 50 fonts already, searching any longer might not be worth it.
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby TaCktiX on Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:33 am

I'm going to say dragons, as they're still China-appropriate, and they declutter what I view as very cluttered map. Also, putting some text effects on the font could help with the general readability (also a major concern of everyone).
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby InkL0sed on Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:43 am

I can't resist the dragons -- they're so awesome, especially compared to those boring lanterns.
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby cairnswk on Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:34 pm

Thanks guys for those comments.

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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby cairnswk on Fri Jun 20, 2008 3:54 am

I'm extending this poll another 7 days, as i don't beleive there has been enough votes/feedback on it yet.
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby yeti_c on Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:32 am

I voted for Lanterns - as I'm not 100% sure that you've enough room for the Dragons...

However - Dragons could look a lot better than Lanterns!

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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby cairnswk on Fri Jun 20, 2008 12:42 pm

yeti_c wrote:I voted for Lanterns - as I'm not 100% sure that you've enough room for the Dragons...

However - Dragons could look a lot better than Lanterns!

C.

i agree with you that dragons could look a lot better than lanterns. both of these images are pretty raw on the map, and i noticed one commentor before saying that the dragon looked horrible. That won't be the final version of the dragons, so ye of little faith have faith in the ability of the mapmaker :)
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby whitestazn88 on Sat Jun 21, 2008 9:49 pm

cairnswk wrote:
yeti_c wrote:I voted for Lanterns - as I'm not 100% sure that you've enough room for the Dragons...

However - Dragons could look a lot better than Lanterns!

C.

i agree with you that dragons could look a lot better than lanterns. both of these images are pretty raw on the map, and i noticed one commentor before saying that the dragon looked horrible. That won't be the final version of the dragons, so ye of little faith have faith in the ability of the mapmaker :)


are you talking about me?

ps. whens the next update?
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby cairnswk on Sat Jun 21, 2008 10:08 pm

whitestazn88 wrote:
cairnswk wrote:
yeti_c wrote:I voted for Lanterns - as I'm not 100% sure that you've enough room for the Dragons...

However - Dragons could look a lot better than Lanterns!

C.

i agree with you that dragons could look a lot better than lanterns. both of these images are pretty raw on the map, and i noticed one commentor before saying that the dragon looked horrible. That won't be the final version of the dragons, so ye of little faith have faith in the ability of the mapmaker :)


are you talking about me?

ps. whens the next update?

i don't recall who it was made by, but who made it is of little importance in the overall context.

next update will probably be sometime next week, i'm waiting to see what gets up in the dragons vs lanterns poll -> finishes 30 june. :)
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Re: Forbidden City V1c [Building Map]

Postby cairnswk on Tue Jun 24, 2008 5:56 am

Kaplowitz wrote:I liked the city BG from the first version.
Thanks Kap for that input.
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Re: Forbidden City V1c [Building Map]

Postby Kaplowitz on Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:19 pm

cairnswk wrote:
Kaplowitz wrote:I liked the city BG from the first version.
Thanks Kap for that input.

Are you implying that i should respond to how it looks now?...
I like it, but its a little hard to recognize.
More when i get time...
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Re: Forbidden City V1c [Building Map]

Postby cairnswk on Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:21 pm

Kaplowitz wrote:
cairnswk wrote:
Kaplowitz wrote:I liked the city BG from the first version.
Thanks Kap for that input.

Are you implying that i should respond to how it looks now?...
I like it, but its a little hard to recognize.
More when i get time...

Not at all...simply to bump. ;)
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby cairnswk on Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:07 pm

last days on the vote!
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby cairnswk on Sun Jun 29, 2008 2:32 pm

cairnswk wrote:last days on the vote!

Bump
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Re: Forbidden City V3 - Poll -> Dragons or Lanterns?

Postby cairnswk on Mon Jun 30, 2008 1:09 pm

Lanterns it is, I'm disappointed that on 18 people bothered to vote when over 60 voted in the initial poll for this map.
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