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Postby Industrial Helix on Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:27 pm

So we've got two really awesome first nations maps and a supersize map. I'm curious if there would be any support for a first nations of Africa map. I would really love to play it, but I think there are some who don't want to see any more FN maps. So if there's support, let's nag Tisha until she does it.
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby Industrial Helix on Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:31 pm

Darn it... I meant for this to be in the melting pot... Sorry foundry mods, I should know better... it was an honest mistake
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby thenobodies80 on Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:37 pm

np helix. ;)

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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby koontz1973 on Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:42 pm

Personally, I would love to see more of these maps. Not really sure Africa would be the best place for it, but it is as good a starting point as anywhere else.

In fact, we have numerous maps that could be turned into a series of maps.
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby greenoaks on Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:06 pm

i say no to Africa.

what was great about the ones we have is it was First Nations North, First Nations South and a supersized merged one.

so i would suggest a First Nations North Africa covering this region
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overlapping ones of Southern Africa, East Africa & West
Of Africa could be added
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if these were popular they could be supersized into First Nations Of Africa

however i doubt they'll have anything like the popularity of the original series as they lack the familiarity of the originals. i am an aussie and i know of apache, shawnee, aztec and mayan tribes. much of the world does. that draws us in.

i don't think this continent will.
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby Industrial Helix on Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:56 am

I like this idea, greenoaks
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby cairnswk on Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:39 am

i was thinking about doing an "aboriginal" map for Australia at one stage....but there are so many tribes. :)
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby greenoaks on Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:11 am

cairnswk wrote:i was thinking about doing an "aboriginal" map for Australia at one stage....but there are so many tribes. :)

and most of australia don't know who they are, not even there local one.

plus you'd have to super supersize the map just to fit the tribe names in.

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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby cairnswk on Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:20 am

greenoaks wrote:
cairnswk wrote:i was thinking about doing an "aboriginal" map for Australia at one stage....but there are so many tribes. :)

and most of australia don't know who they are, not even there local one.

plus you'd have to super supersize the map just to fit the tribe names in.

Andeberegina
Yanmedjara
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Wonggaranda
Kokaoalamalma
Baraba-baraba
Gunadba Gunaidbe
Munarngo Manarrngu
Goorang-goorang
En Indiljaugwa


exactly
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby Industrial Helix on Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:41 pm

a cairnswk aboriginal Australia woul be cool. Go supersize and add Maori new zealand in there for fun.
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:50 pm

Africa would be a pretty great place for First Nations I think. Long ago, I remember I studied some Precolonial African history, and found it a nice change of pace from the more familiar African history.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ki ... ial_Africa


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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby cairnswk on Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:53 pm

Industrial Helix wrote:a cairnswk aboriginal Australia woul be cool. Go supersize and add Maori new zealand in there for fun.

it would be huge...this is what i mean
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby Industrial Helix on Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:17 pm

Hooleeee crap, that's a big map. I had no idea Australia had so many different peoples going on when the Euros came, not too surprising the Euros took control of the continent so quickly... what happened to the aboriginals? was disease as big a factor as it became in the Americas?
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby koontz1973 on Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:20 pm

When I saw cairns map for the first time, first though was F me. That is huge but what a map. I looked at it and saw so many different regions that would make for some really interesting games. Great thing about it as well is it would make for a lot of different type of games. Not just the large 8 player games, but also a couple of 1v1 maps in their as well.
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby greenoaks on Wed Jan 30, 2013 4:22 pm

koontz1973 wrote:When I saw cairns map for the first time, first though was F me. That is huge but what a map. I looked at it and saw so many different regions that would make for some really interesting games. Great thing about it as well is it would make for a lot of different type of games. Not just the large 8 player games, but also a couple of 1v1 maps in their as well.

it's the names though that are a problem. the map would probably need to be coded A1, A2, B1, B2 like WWII Europe .
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:51 pm

Has anyone ask Tisha if she wants to do this one?
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby Industrial Helix on Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:06 pm

I don't think so, I just started a thread to see if I could gather interest for more FN maps. I was hoping if there was a clamour for them, then it would be a good time to ask.
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby Gillipig on Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:02 am

I'd like to see First Nations of Europe but I'm not sure it would be possible. It would have to be set before the time of the Romans but little is known about mid, west, north and eastern Europe of that time. Only the south do we know enough about.
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby cairnswk on Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:26 am

Industrial Helix wrote:Hooleeee crap, that's a big map. I had no idea Australia had so many different peoples going on when the Euros came, not too surprising the Euros took control of the continent so quickly... what happened to the aboriginals? was disease as big a factor as it became in the Americas?


Disease? IH.
I don't think so much...more the impact of settlers arrogance with water and food supplies
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby Balsiefen on Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:54 am

Gillipig wrote:I'd like to see First Nations of Europe but I'm not sure it would be possible. It would have to be set before the time of the Romans but little is known about mid, west, north and eastern Europe of that time. Only the south do we know enough about.


Actually a celtic first nations has quite a bit of potential. The Romans did keep a record of where the original tribes were (even if other information is somewhat suspect) and they had a tendency to allow locals to continue with their own cultures (hence why wales is a celtic nation, not a sub-roman one).

http://www4.uwm.edu/celtic/ekeltoi/volu ... 1b_600.jpg

http://www.celtnet.org.uk/images/ukmap_large.gif
http://www.celtnet.org.uk/images/gaul_large.gif
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_95TFPRAl7-g/S ... Iberia.jpg

Also maybe has the potential to be paired with germanic/slavic/baltic first nations maps. Although I have to say, both africa and australia have just as much potential as well.
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Re: More first nations maps?

Postby swimmerdude99 on Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:29 pm

Id love to see a first nations map for all the continents, I think they are great maps and a very cool Idea. I think all areas ahve the history required to create a map under this theme. I want more!
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