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Gentle Revolution [15 Feb 2012]

Postby Oneyed on Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:15 pm

Map Name: Gentle Revolution
Mapmaker(s): Oneyed
Number of Territories: 46 + 9 killer neutrals
Special Features: different communist and dissidents bonuses
What Makes This Map Worthy of Being Made: diplomatic said: to the memory of all victims of communist totality. and I think it was very important time period of history, there is no map about Slovakia...

version 02 with edited text and new symbol for "square"
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version 01. some changes in gameplay and graphics.
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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby Oneyed on Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:03 pm

nobody likes (unlikes) it?
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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby natty dread on Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:30 pm

Well, the subject seems kinda obscure... how many people on CC are going to know where Bratislava is or what their gangs do?

Anyway, if it's done in an interesting way, with good graphics and gameplay, it might work. There are worse subjects for a map.

The gameplay seems ok on a first glance, the visual style seems a bit dull though, could use a bit more spicing up.

Also, you might want to start from the large map image... it'll be much easier later on to make the small image from the large than the other way around.
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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby Oneyed on Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:45 pm

natty_dread wrote:Well, the subject seems kinda obscure... how many people on CC are going to know where Bratislava is or what their gangs do?


I have a little free area, could map of europe with emphasized Bratislava´s position helps?
natty_dread wrote:Anyway, if it's done in an interesting way, with good graphics and gameplay, it might work. There are worse subjects for a map.


:)
natty_dread wrote:The gameplay seems ok on a first glance,


thanks.
natty_dread wrote:the visual style seems a bit dull though, could use a bit more spicing up.


coloured the districts could helps, yes.
natty_dread wrote:Also, you might want to start from the large map image... it'll be much easier later on to make the small image from the large than the other way around.


I was interested if I have enough space on small one. and I wait for reactions, advices, opinions.

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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby Oneyed on Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:59 pm

better now? and can I have more colours for fonts as I made for Gas Stations (white) for better contrast?

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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby Oneyed on Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:37 pm

a little change in gameplay. Old Town has its own bonus.
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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby Industrial Helix on Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:37 pm

Gangs of Bratislava? I dunno, I agree with Natty. When I think Bratislava I don't really think of their gang problem or now if they really have any.

If you want to do Bratislava, I suggest going with a standard Bratislava theme map and drop the gangs.
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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby Oneyed on Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:57 pm

Industrial Helix wrote:Gangs of Bratislava? I dunno, I agree with Natty. When I think Bratislava I don't really think of their gang problem or now if they really have any.


there are several maps with crime, Operation Drug War, Supermax: Prison Riot!, Prohibition Chicago, if crime theme is problem.
Industrial Helix wrote:If you want to do Bratislava, I suggest going with a standard Bratislava theme map and drop the gangs.


I´m afraid that simple Bratislava map without any theme, point will be less interesting and I don´t know which gameplay set up for it. but I can think about any solution.
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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby Oneyed on Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:09 am

I´ve look at some maps before I started work on this one, but I never saw any conditions for autodeploy. so it is not possible to do +1 autodeploy when holding xy?

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Re: Gangs of Bratislava

Postby natty dread on Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:25 am

Nope
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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Oneyed on Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:41 pm

natty_dread wrote:Nope


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here is new version of map. theme is Gentle Revolution in November 1989. communists with state police against dissidents and people.
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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby natty dread on Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:05 pm

Oneyed wrote:theme is Gentle Revolution in November 1989. communists with state police against dissidents and people.


That sounds much more interesting. There's a historical aspect to it and all... I like it. There are not many historical city maps on CC, so there's certainly room for more.
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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby DiM on Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:16 pm

i think velvet revolution sounds better even though both names are correct. velvet seems more .. poetic :)
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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Industrial Helix on Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:37 pm

I like the change in theme. But I think that there should be more explanation on the map of the significance of the various aspects of the map.

For example, I do not understand the significance of the gas stations.Were gas stations important for the revolutionaries to travel throughout Bratislava? If so, you should try adjusting the legend to say something like this: gas stations are important for dissidents to travel throughout the city, as they provide fuel. Gas stations attack adjacent gas stations and revert to neutral one. Otherwise if the gas stations are not significant to the revolution then you could use sections of the road in the place of all gas stations

the last thing that I do not understand about the map is what exactly the white buildings are. your legend does not indicate their significance.
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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Oneyed on Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:57 am

natty_dread wrote:That sounds much more interesting. There's a historical aspect to it and all... I like it. There are not many historical city maps on CC, so there's certainly room for more.


maybe I will do some more anytime ;)
DiM wrote:i think velvet revolution sounds better even though both names are correct. velvet seems more .. poetic :)


velvet revolution is used in Czech republic. in Slovakia we use gentle. but if more poetic name will impressed more people, I will go with it :)
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Industrial Helix wrote:For example, I do not understand the significance of the gas stations.Were gas stations important for the revolutionaries to travel throughout Bratislava? If so, you should try adjusting the legend to say something like this: gas stations are important for dissidents to travel throughout the city, as they provide fuel. Gas stations attack adjacent gas stations and revert to neutral one. Otherwise if the gas stations are not significant to the revolution then you could use sections of the road in the place of all gas stations


to be honest, the Gas stations were idea for Gangs of Bratislava and fits with its theme more. but also dissidents traveld over city by cars, also police needs fuel and Gas stations were also used as quick meeting points or as control points for police.
I am open for any ideas about this.

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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Oneyed on Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:41 pm

so what the next? I´ve changed theme, gameplay, what more?

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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby natty dread on Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:07 pm

Try pm:ing the bison king to move your map to the drafting room.
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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Flapcake on Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:02 am

Its not bad, what you can do to make the details more clear is to size it up some, like 800x800, then the text in the legen will look better.

Im looking 4ward to see whats next.

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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby ironsij0287 on Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:06 am

Bratislava! Featured in films such as Eurotrip and Hostel.
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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Oneyed on Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:14 pm

natty_dread wrote:Try pm:ing the bison king to move your map to the drafting room.


thanks. will do, just I need a little time now.
Flapcake wrote:Its not bad, what you can do to make the details more clear is to size it up some, like 800x800, then the text in the legen will look better.


I did the small version (630x600) at the first, if everything fit. and also only later I know that also large version is needed :)
Flapcake wrote:Im looking 4ward to see whats next.

keep it up ;)


thanks. be ready for new one :D
ironsij0287 wrote:Bratislava! Featured in films such as Eurotrip and Hostel.


believe me the Hostel is about another planet. a little sci-fi :lol:

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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Industrial Helix on Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:59 pm

well, we got a solid draft and I think the theme is pretty solid and worthy of being made.

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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Oneyed on Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:23 am

ou, thanks Industrial Helix :)

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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby J_Indr on Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:14 am

This is a good theme, Oneyed - hope it gets somewhere.

Also, I'd consider using háčky and čárky, or whatever you call them in Slovakia in your territory names. If you check out Iceland and Denmakr maps, they also use the ∂, ø, ö etc. symbols.
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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Oneyed on Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:05 pm

J_Indr wrote:This is a good theme, Oneyed - hope it gets somewhere.


thanks. I work on new version and hope I will finished this map to playable version :)
J_Indr wrote:Also, I'd consider using háčky and čárky, or whatever you call them in Slovakia in your territory names. If you check out Iceland and Denmakr maps, they also use the ∂, ø, ö etc. symbols.


I thought about this, but was afraid if it will be not too complicated for english site. but I think I will go with them. ;)

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Re: Gentle Revolution

Postby Flapcake on Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:34 pm

Oneyed wrote:
I thought about this, but was afraid if it will be not too complicated for english site. but I think I will go with them. ;)


Its not complicated, people dont need to know how its spoken or spelled, it will be integrated in the map and conected from the territory to the XML part behind the map,

Il say go for it, it will be more original this way and suit the theme.
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