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Postby Pedronicus on Wed Mar 29, 2006 7:33 pm

can we change the colour of scottish territories to tartan?
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Postby lackattack on Mon Apr 03, 2006 8:34 am

This map is live! Good work Nobunga and all of you who helped out.
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Donegal

Postby General Mayhem on Tue Apr 04, 2006 4:01 pm

Where does Donegal link to??????

This needs to be clearer me thinks!
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Postby thegrimsleeper on Tue Apr 04, 2006 4:06 pm

Meath, Strathclyde, and Ulster...

You need new glasses me thinks!! :lol:
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Donegal

Postby General Mayhem on Wed Apr 05, 2006 7:49 am

Id need to wear glasses for a start in order to need new ones!!
The Irish connection are obvious grim. Dont state the obvious, its a waste of everyones time.
But you must agree it looks a little like it could attack both strathclyde and south highlands.
Simply trying to prevent Nobunaga getting loads of emails and posts like mine.
Good map though!

thegrimsleeper wrote:Meath, Strathclyde, and Ulster...

You need new glasses me thinks!! :lol:
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Postby Nobunaga on Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:42 am

... Thanks for the compliment. I know playing on the Large map means scrolling, but clicking on Large Map should (I think) clear up any border questions.

.... Also, the Sussex to Isle Of Wight bug has been fixed. Sorry bout that one - a typo.
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Postby craig84 on Fri Apr 07, 2006 5:59 pm

heres a question i need to no fast can shopshire attack gwent? it looks like theres a boreder and if it can i think the 3 army bonus should be different
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Postby Nobunaga on Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:37 pm

... No it cannot. The New Forest blocks attacks in both directions.
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Postby Nobunaga on Fri Apr 07, 2006 8:41 pm

... Also - I've recieved some comments concerning border confusion in 2 areas.

... In Scotland, Granpian CANNOT attack North Highlands (nor the other way around).

... In Wales, Dyfed shares a border with Gwynedd. This one is a bit hard to see, I admit.

... The maps, both large and small have been edited to make this clear. I'm sure Lack will put them into use when he has time away from his "server-overload" madness. :wink:
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Postby Fieryo on Sat Apr 08, 2006 9:38 am

I would just like to say that I've played this map several times (won some and lost some) and I love it. Awesome job all around.
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Postby rocksolid on Sun Apr 09, 2006 11:48 am

Yes, this is absolutely a terrific map. Though I just played a full game on it and never realized until reading this thread that Hadrian's wall was one-way. I'd ask you to change it, but now that I know, it's to my advantage that it's not advertised... :twisted:
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Postby Nobunaga on Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:24 am

.... And thus an advantage is afforded the history buffs! :wink:

... The Large Map actually says "One Way", with an arrow pointing toward Scotland. Though I know a lot of folks like playing the smaller maps -just easier.
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Postby Haydena on Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:49 am

Well the idea of Hadrians wall was that the Scots couldn't get into England but at the same time the English could attack Scotland. So it figures its one way, because its on the top of large hills across the country border :)
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Postby Nobunaga on Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:54 am

.... Modern historians argue that Hadrian's Wall was more a marker and a signal of Roman power to the "barbarians" than it was an actual defensive structure. The empire was already in decline and conquering Scotland was just going to be too expensive. (though another wall was built even further north by a later emporer - to mark the boundry of the empire).

... The fortifications of the actual wall were built to defend from attacks coming from both directions.

.... But that would serve no purpose here, so I made it one-way. :)
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Postby Haydena on Mon Apr 10, 2006 10:07 am

Seems like I didn't look deep enough into my history books :)
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