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Suggesting for British Isles Map

Postby mingusfan on Wed May 30, 2007 11:58 am

In the British Isles map. There is a minor design flaw. The territory of donegal looks like it can attack South Highlands when it actually bridges over to Strathclyde, has anyone else made that error? It's costs me a few games so far, and a minor change to the appearance is all that is nessecarry. Is this possible?
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Re: Suggesting for British Isles Map

Postby Guiscard on Wed May 30, 2007 12:03 pm

mingusfan wrote:In the British Isles map. There is a minor design flaw. The territory of donegal looks like it can attack South Highlands when it actually bridges over to Strathclyde, has anyone else made that error? It's costs me a few games so far, and a minor change to the appearance is all that is nessecarry. Is this possible?


I think the British Isles is up for revamp, so at some point somebody (possibly the original cartographer) will re-do it, either purely graphics or both graphics and gameplay, so this issue should be resolved :D
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Postby Ruben Cassar on Wed May 30, 2007 12:31 pm

Either way there is already a British Isles map thread, so this should be added to it.
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Postby hulmey on Wed May 30, 2007 12:34 pm

Feck and i thought the revamp had started. THanks for wasting 2 mins of my life dude :)

Revamps never include fiddling with gameplay as can be noteed from the maximus revamp....It now has lovely graphics but gameplay is and will remain bad :?
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Postby hulmey on Wed May 30, 2007 12:37 pm

And if you thought u could attack from Donegal to south highlands your in trouble mate. Can you imagine this loke getting his head aound some of the other maps on here LOL
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Postby PerkinsRooster on Wed May 30, 2007 12:37 pm

That flaw cost me one turn as well. However, how could that have cost you a FEW GAMES? If you keep forgetting about it then you have only 1 person to blame.

I love that map and wouldn't want to see it changed at all, except to make the mentioned line of attack clearer.
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Re: Suggesting for British Isles Map

Postby ParadiceCity9 on Thu May 31, 2007 3:50 pm

mingusfan wrote: It's costs me a few games so far,


it cost you a few games...you didnt realize it after one game?
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Re: Suggesting for British Isles Map

Postby The1exile on Fri Jun 01, 2007 2:52 am

Guiscard wrote:I think the British Isles is up for revamp, so at some point somebody (possibly the original cartographer) will re-do it, either purely graphics or both graphics and gameplay, so this issue should be resolved :D


Does it need to be reone?

The British isles is a fantastic map as it is. Looks pretty damn good (doesn't have all these fancy pants graphical whatchamecallies but still) and I've played plenty of games on it without having a single issue with is (aside from that I lost some :evil: ).
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Postby Balsiefen on Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:12 am

i despise it for its innacuracy more than anything else, whoever made it should have looked at an actual map of britain before making it.

*hampshire containes some of the most important brittish ports, it is not landlocked

*essex is also not landlocked

*the county to the side of lincolnshire is nottinghamshire, not oxford, oxford is much further south whare hampshire is shown

*lands end is a place in cornwall, cornwall is not a place in lands end (neither is dorset)

*grampian is spelt wrong

*cornwall has been squished down by devon which has been squished down by dorset

*shropshire is halfway up wales, the county in the severn estury is gloucestershire

i think thats it for britain itself....
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Postby mingusfan on Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:27 pm

hulmey wrote:And if you thought u could attack from Donegal to south highlands your in trouble mate. Can you imagine this loke getting his head aound some of the other maps on here LOL


No need to be rude..i am very capable of "getting my head around the maps" this is just a minor problem that I thought I could bring up...sorry if you have a problem with that :?
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Postby boberz on Mon Jun 25, 2007 4:20 am

hulmey wrote:Feck and i thought the revamp had started. THanks for wasting 2 mins of my life dude :)

Revamps never include fiddling with gameplay as can be noteed from the maximus revamp....It now has lovely graphics but gameplay is and will remain bad :?


Revamps can change gameplay if it is neccesary but i think in most if not all maps it was decided not to because it was not needed. The gameplay of cicus maximus is the only hting that makes it unique
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Postby FM Harper on Mon Jun 25, 2007 9:17 pm

Balsiefen wrote:i despise it for its innacuracy more than anything else, whoever made it should have looked at an actual map of britain before making it.

*hampshire containes some of the most important brittish ports, it is not landlocked

*essex is also not landlocked

*the county to the side of lincolnshire is nottinghamshire, not oxford, oxford is much further south whare hampshire is shown

*lands end is a place in cornwall, cornwall is not a place in lands end (neither is dorset)

*grampian is spelt wrong

*cornwall has been squished down by devon which has been squished down by dorset

*shropshire is halfway up wales, the county in the severn estury is gloucestershire

i think thats it for britain itself....


Didn't really notice these glaring insults to British geography but I must agree... looking at a simple map of GB & Ireland you can see that life is drastically different to what is represented in this map. That said I do like playing on the British Isles.
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Postby hulmey on Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:19 am

its the bollocks
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Postby iancanton on Sun Jul 08, 2007 11:44 am

i think the designer must dislike the english midlands because he's left out virtually all of it!

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Postby Balsiefen on Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:49 pm

FM Harper wrote:
Balsiefen wrote:i despise it for its innacuracy more than anything else, whoever made it should have looked at an actual map of britain before making it.

*hampshire containes some of the most important brittish ports, it is not landlocked

*essex is also not landlocked

*the county to the side of lincolnshire is nottinghamshire, not oxford, oxford is much further south whare hampshire is shown

*lands end is a place in cornwall, cornwall is not a place in lands end (neither is dorset)

*grampian is spelt wrong

*cornwall has been squished down by devon which has been squished down by dorset

*shropshire is halfway up wales, the county in the severn estury is gloucestershire

i think thats it for britain itself....


Didn't really notice these glaring insults to British geography but I must agree... looking at a simple map of GB & Ireland you can see that life is drastically different to what is represented in this map. That said I do like playing on the British Isles.


I agree, all it needs are a few names changing on the origional map, nothing very hard

anyway, when is the map maker going to do this? Keyogi has said he wishis to make the changes himself instead of letting anyone elso do it but so far nothing has been done!

even I, when i'm making the scotland map checked the basic geography of the country first. Ive made several mistakes (a lot of them even worse than this map) but i corrected them immiadiatly after they were pointed out.
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