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Re: USA Map Pack [Quenched]

Postby slowen on Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:32 am

I suggest Jackson, TN (pop. 59,643) be used instead of Medina (pop 969) on the Southeast map. What is Medina's claim to fame that warrants its inclusion?
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Re: USA Map Pack [Quenched]

Postby slowen on Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:40 am

OK, I see the discussion of Jackson, TN vs Jackson, MS. What about Clarksville instead? It's Tennessee's fifth largest city and still in that region of west-of-Nashville and north-of-Memphis, even if it's not on I-40. It's on I-24, which goes through Nashville and Chattanooga.
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Re: USA Map Pack [Quenched]

Postby Maroon Beret on Sat Feb 21, 2009 2:30 pm

Sorry but with 39 pages of posts I couldn't read them all - I am playing USA Rockies (Game 4307705) and it certainly started oddly. There was one whole state owned by neutral armies, and then my opponent started with a bonus of 3 troops for holding Any 6 State Capitals. In a No Spoils game that certainly tips the tables.

Is there a way to rpevent this from happening in the coding of the game?
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Re: USA 6 Region Pack-Finalizing GFX pg. 1/26

Postby iancanton on Sat Feb 21, 2009 3:29 pm

e_i_pi wrote:It's chances in a 1v1 game of a player starting with bonuses. I'm only posting those bonuses which are greater than 2%:

Rockies
21.11% - 4 Capitals
8.26% - 5 Capitals
2.89% - North Dakota

the chances of a player starting with exactly 6 capitals on the rockies map is, according to these calculations, less than 2% (therefore it's not shown in the table - page 26 of this thread), so i think u were just very unlucky. we'll keep an eye out for any more reports of unusual drops. thanks for the alert!

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Re: USA Map Pack [Quenched]

Postby Gilligan on Mon Feb 23, 2009 6:49 am

'Lake' is not capitalized in 'Devils Lake' in Rockies in the XML.
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Minor Bug: USA New England (BETA)

Postby AzureX on Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:58 am

Concise description:
Reinforcement issue in USA New England (BETA):
Drop down reinforcement menu has Bennington instead of Rutland (which is on the map).

Specifics/what happened:
I had 4 men on Rutland and wanted to move 3 men to another territory. Rutland was not on the list, but Bennington was. Bennington in real life is located in southern Vermont, the same area as Rutland. So, I selected Bennington from the drop down reinforcement menu, and it moved men from Rutland on the map.

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
Because it will have the correct territory in the reinforcement drop down menu. This will obviously alleviate confusion.
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Re: Minor Bug: USA New England (BETA)

Postby blakebowling on Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:01 am

This is an issue with the map's xml file. Please report it in the maps thread in the Map Foundry
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Re: Minor Bug: USA New England (BETA)

Postby AzureX on Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:03 am

Will do. Thank you.
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Reinforcement issue in USA New England (BETA):

Postby AzureX on Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:03 am

Concise description:
Reinforcement issue in USA New England (BETA):
Drop down reinforcement menu has Bennington instead of Rutland (which is on the map).

Specifics/what happened:
I had 4 men on Rutland and wanted to move 3 men to another territory. Rutland was not on the list, but Bennington was. Bennington in real life is located in southern Vermont, the same area as Rutland. So, I selected Bennington from the drop down reinforcement menu, and it moved men from Rutland on the map.

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
Because it will have the correct territory in the reinforcement drop down menu. This will obviously alleviate confusion.
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Re: Minor Bug: USA New England (BETA)

Postby cicero on Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:39 am

Moved to Foundry Discussion for merging.

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Re: Minor Bug: USA New England (BETA)

Postby gimil on Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:43 am

cicero wrote:Moved to Foundry Discussion for merging.

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Merged with the USA Map Pack thread.

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Re: USA Map Pack [Quenched]

Postby barterer2002 on Tue Feb 24, 2009 12:08 pm

WM, nice job on these. I've gotten at least 5 games in on each of them and think they've got a reasonable game play. I do laugh at all the people saying things like "this should be renamed Plains" or things like that but overall they're an enjoyable set.
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Re: USA Map Pack [Quenched]

Postby djawshua on Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:47 pm

WidowMakers wrote:
yeti_c wrote:Congrats WM - I know it's a bit late - but I've not had the chance to say it.

C.
Thanks yeti.

Everyone, are the fixes above good?
If so, then I will PM lack the changes.

WM


Great job WM! Thanks for listening and making some awesome maps!
Vermont is a great place and I love seeing it accurately portrayed :)
Keep of the good work man!

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Re: USA Map Pack [Quenched]

Postby saaimen on Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:08 pm

One detail in the New England map:

Conneticut in the legend should be Connecticut.
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Re: USA Map Pack [Quenched]

Postby perrbear on Fri Feb 27, 2009 12:48 am

I like the maps a great deal.

However, In the west there is a geographical mistake in the West. Crescent City does not connect to the "i5" or Redding. Arcata (7 miles north of Eureka), where I happen to live, does via 299.

Crescent city connects however to Grants Pass via 199.

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