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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 29th 2013)

Postby greenoaks on Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:26 pm

i thought the scrolls looked better than the wood. i am seeing a map in a wooden frame, with scrolls of additional info unfurled on it.

my impression of the Roman times was info was contained in scrolls, not stacked in bulky wooden frames. ;)
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 29th 2013)

Postby Aleena on Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:31 pm

Want to keep it Roman'esk - then veto the wood and use columns and stone work...
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 29th 2013)

Postby greenoaks on Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:30 pm

Aleena wrote:Want to keep it Roman'esk - then veto the wood and use columns and stone work...

why would a map be framed by stone?
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 29th 2013)

Postby Aleena on Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:03 pm

This is what I meant by being frames in stone - to me it feels more like roman then wood.
This is just a rough example..
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 29th 2013)

Postby greenoaks on Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:56 pm

Aleena wrote:This is what I meant by being frames in stone - to me it feels more like roman then wood.
This is just a rough example..
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ok, impressive concept.

i was thinking of something like a map table with scrolls opened and laid on out it.
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 29th 2013)

Postby waauw on Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:12 am

Aleena wrote:Want to keep it Roman'esk - then veto the wood and use columns and stone work...


Menhirs and large bricks would be more fitting actually than greek-like temples. The map is about Gallia rather the Romans and the Gauls weren't exactly known for their great architecture. Their buildings were pretty basic: roughly cut stones, wood, mud, hay, ...
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 29th 2013)

Postby waauw on Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:50 pm

mcshanester29 wrote:I like the updates you have done. The helmets look a lot better as well as using mountains instead of hedges for impassable borders.

The bridge above Aduatuca is off as its not crossing the river.


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greenoaks wrote:i thought the scrolls looked better than the wood. i am seeing a map in a wooden frame, with scrolls of additional info unfurled on it.

my impression of the Roman times was info was contained in scrolls, not stacked in bulky wooden frames. ;)


great idea, I placed a table and put some scrolles on it. The topright corner however is not as easy though. Because of the amount of info there. I tried placing a board with a scroll or piece nailed to it, unfortunately it severely comprimises readability.

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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 30th 2013)

Postby Teflon Kris on Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:24 pm

Scrolls are an excellent graphical improvement ;-)
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 30th 2013)

Postby waauw on Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:04 pm

DJ Teflon wrote:Scrolls are an excellent graphical improvement ;-)


thx!
the left scroll is still a bit queer, but that's tomorrow's work
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 30th 2013)

Postby mcshanester29 on Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:51 pm

DJ Teflon wrote:Scrolls are an excellent graphical improvement ;-)


I agree the scrolls really added a great look to it!!
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: June 30th 2013)

Postby waauw on Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:50 pm

changes:
  • moved name Mediolanum lower
  • changed left scroll
  • added quil and dagger

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Re: Gallic wars(last update: July 1st 2013)

Postby waauw on Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:20 am

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  • top right scroll replaced by parchment nailed to a board
  • added faces of Caesar and Vercingetorix
  • added a Roman Galley

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What do you guys think? Improvement?
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: July 3rd 2013)

Postby GioDuce on Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:56 am

WoW Waauw,

Big improvement from what i saw a few weeks ago.

The map looks very clear and those scrolls are great.
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: July 3rd 2013)

Postby Aleena on Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:10 am

I see you get bonuses based on color regions
I see you get bonuses based on initial next to the troop count

But I do not understand why all the names are different colors and some with a backing and others without

oh, I see that all the ones with backing are a part of 3 different types of bonus sets. But the set's themselves are not clearly labeled individually - instead you blocked them all with the same backing even if they are not apart of the same set bonus..

But still do not see why some of the region text is not white...
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Re: Gallic wars(last update: July 3rd 2013)

Postby waauw on Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:41 am

Aleena wrote:I see you get bonuses based on color regions
I see you get bonuses based on initial next to the troop count

But I do not understand why all the names are different colors and some with a backing and others without

oh, I see that all the ones with backing are a part of 3 different types of bonus sets. But the set's themselves are not clearly labeled individually - instead you blocked them all with the same backing even if they are not apart of the same set bonus..

But still do not see why some of the region text is not white...


white names= normal territories
black = capital of that region
leather background = forgot to remove those :P
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