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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby murphy16 on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:49 pm

I would be the first to play it :) Crazy yet nice. Well done.
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby nashlloyd on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:50 pm

This is a sweet map for term or assassin even very strategical map. Hope it gets the go ahead.


Nice work =D>
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby Powerking on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:55 pm

How amusing! I'm ready, does it?
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby Dragonorder18 on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:56 pm

Certainly one of the most impresively big maps I've seen, and even though I'm normally not into the big ones like world 2.0, this one looks quite fun! You'd almost need more players for a map like this! I'd like to try it out some time when it becomes available!
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby jpcloet on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:58 pm

I voted yes simply because it is slightly different than what we have and what is being worked on.

Not a fan of no theme. Visually right now, it kind of looks like mountains, fields, waterways etc. Now that I think about it, it starts to look like another game I've played called Settlers of Catan. Or even older educational games, that had you mining or drilling for oil.
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby Blue Geers on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:58 pm

I suggest set the dark to below hex.:
Q5, D8, C15, E20 and M18
that will make all bonus regions have 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 neigbour respectively
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby lazyfox on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:59 pm

Interesting map.

You could give objectives to the white hexs and name the map in function of those objectives. Something like taking the capitals in Europe1914, even if it could be something abstract (headquarters, islands, oasis, and so on...).

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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby chiefsfan4ever on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:08 pm

Not sure if this has been posted, but you could do some kind of Bee hive theme since they are hexagon.
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby hellgunner23 on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:08 pm

I would totally play a game on this. 4v4 here would be sikk.



so i voted yes :D
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby Steven Mather on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:12 pm

I like it!!! The cap on the the bonus are a great idea. I was also thinking of a beehive when I was looking at the map. If you have to have a theme, that would not be a bad one. No theme works just as well though. I would definately play!!
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby Big Yuma Ripper on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:15 pm

Voted no, not a fan of big block maps? As some have mentioned it would be a Quad map at best? But this is just my opinion, looks like the yes votes rule for now so think you should go ahead with it. Wonderful thing about CC lots of maps and something for everybody. Hope you guys keep coming up with different maps, keeps the whole site more interesting
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby blue_max on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:19 pm

I like the map and would like to play it sometime! and about the theme : to me it looks like a chemical compound structure :lol: not a beehive
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby Winged Cat on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:21 pm

I can think of a theme you could add without having to reduce the number of territories.

There's an old fiction concept called "Pave The Earth". It's a satirical future paradise, where the important people drive gas-guzzling SUVs all day, with no other purpose but to drive; everyone else is consigned to pits, which offer up fuel for the SUV overlords and hamburgers for their drivers.

In this map - make the white areas the pits (and objective: control them all to win); the various areas (with their current colors) could be roads (blue), parking lots (beige), quarries/pavement production facilities (red), salt flats (purple), and grassy wilderness (green). The impassible borders would simply be the normal barriers one might find at the edges of these things (for instance, the quarries' borders are impassible cliffs, except for the few paths leading into each quarry area - and since each such area has only one space that can be entered, make that space the plant that makes pavement from the quarry's product; likewise, the roads only have on/off ramps at certain locations).

Yes, it's a large number of areas. That's the point: it is what's left of Earth (or, at least, a large section thereof).
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby Gold Knight on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:27 pm

As many said, im also not a fan of the no theme. Our classic map now has no theme, and in that change there were alot of people that no longer wanted to play the map. Not sure if it would have the same effect here as it is "original" in size, but completely bland as a map in general...

Also dont like the idea of this being included in the random map gameplay, as I might kill myself if i ever had to play a 1v1 on this map, in which undoubtedly the 1st player, even if only receiving 10 armies 1st turn, would hold a huge upperhand.

Not a fan, though perhaps if it was spiced up and slightly toned down size wise it might appeal to me more, but we might as well just make 350 connected squares if we make this...
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby qwertylpc on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:31 pm

i got the pm and i think this would be a really cool amp in addition to having lots of territories i think each territory should have lots of troops maybe all start with 40 that way it would be a completly good but different map

good idea needs work but im behind it
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby Aaron234 on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:31 pm

I love it. looks like a good long game to be played. =D>
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby AAFitz on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:34 pm

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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby James Vazquez on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:35 pm

heya widow thanx for the pm about this. I like big maps so ya get a yes from me. I do have a suggestion on a theme, not that ya have to listen:) The layout looks like one celled organisms or viruses. If ya get alot of flack on the theme issue, that might be a quick revamp. As most military type viruses are named m-45 or the like, at least in the movies.

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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby tom913 on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:36 pm

Personally, I prefer the theme maps, but based on the polls it looks like the majority of folks like it, so go for it! :D
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby muy_thaiguy on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:38 pm

Finally! One with literally hundreds of territories! Though yeah, it would help if the barriers were more visible, and possibly a theme, but I have been hoping for a massive game like this! :)
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby the crusher on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:40 pm

how long do u want a game 2 last
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby porkenbeans on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:52 pm

Looks interesting, I would not want to be the person that goes last though. But who knows, maybe some new strategies would emerge. It would probably be best for team play I imagine. Good luck with it. I am interested to see what you come up with. :D
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby john9blue on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:54 pm

I could totally make a map bigger than this. Bring it on! :P

Seriously though, this looks cool. The current highest is Conquer Man I think? That has like less than 200. 8-)
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby secondheaven on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:59 pm

u must be sadistic that looks like hell, nothing but pain
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Re: Jumbo Hex Map *V2*

Postby veronius on Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:00 pm

Love it - can't wait to play on it.
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