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Should this map be forged?

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Postby Tieryn on Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:41 am

hmm, and only using the - and + keys, there's only a limited set of mathematical possibilities...

Restricting ourselves to the single digit equations that work.

[subtraction, hold numbers, =, and - keys]
9-8=1 (same as 9-1=8)
9-7=2
9-6=3
9-5=4

8-7=1
8-6=2
8-5=3
8-4=4

7-6=1
7-5=2
7-3=4

6-5=1
6-4=2
6-3=3

5-4=1
5-3=2

4-3=1
4-2=2

3-2=1

[addition hold numbers, = and a Shift key]
1+1=2
1+2=3
1+3=4
1+4=5
1+5=6
1+6=7
1+7=8
1+8=9

2+2=4
2+3=5
2+4=6
2+5=7
2+6=8
2+7=9

3+3=6
3+4=7
3+5=8
3+6=9

4+4=8
4+5=9

Multiplication [Hold numbers, =, and Shift + 8]
2*2=4
2*3=6
2*4=8

3*3=9

Division [Hold numbers, = and /]
9/3=3
8/2=4
6/2=3
4/2=2

Or is this getting ridiculous? :P

Also, I suppose, holding the = key means you're the only one that can calculate, so we'd have to take out that restriction. (tho you'd need shift+= for addition)
Last edited by Tieryn on Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:20 am, edited 3 times in total.
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Postby Tieryn on Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:09 am

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Just done some colour filtering on the keys. Red keys can attack all red keys, Blue keys can attack all blue keys.

The Green keys will be the only "continent" concept, and will work on a "required" basis, Hold 2 - +2, Hold 4 - +5, Hold all 8 - +10

Backspace will bombard all letter/number territories. Caps Lock WILL MAKE EVERYONE DISLIKE READING YOUR WRITING... haha... no, not sure yet what to do with CC Lock. or even if not to make it back to caps lock, and maybe have the CC logo on the Enter key?

Hey, I'll make "Enter" into "Conquer" - that makes more sense than "CC Lock" doesn't it?

Also, are people actually interested in this map? as was said before, I seem to be posting a lot, I'd really like some feedback please people.


Also - Here's a list of words I'm considering, and the letter usage breakdown.


Conquer, Club, Stewardesses, Typewriter, Foundry, The, Quick, Brown, Fox, Jumps, Over, Lazy, Dog, Risk, Dice, Premium, Kamchatka, Strategy, Deploy, Fortify, Attack (+L for Lackattack Bonus), Defend, Advance, Salamander

A 7, B 2, C 7, D 7, E 10, F 4, G 2, H 2, I 5, J 1, K 5, L 5, M 3, N 5, O 8, P 3, Q 2, R 10, S 5, T 8, U 5, V 1, W 3, X 1, Y 6, Z 1,

Also:
Ctrl+Z (Undo)
Ctrl+F (Find)
Ctrl+C (Copy)
Ctrl+X (Cut)
Ctrl+V (Paste)
Ctrl+Esc (Start Menu) (+ both start buttons = TRIPLE START!, some sort of super windows bonus! :P)


Alt+F4
Alt+F (File Menu)
Alt+H (Help Menu)
Alt+Tab (Change window)


Holding Shift adds +1 to each word you hold. Also allows some calculations to take place. (addition & multiplication)

Caps Lock gives -1 per word held, unless you also hold a Shift Key (I DON'T LIKE SHOUTING, but shift+caps is lowercase)


Can anyone think of any other words/combinations that might be good?
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Postby Telvannia on Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:37 pm

Add the delete key, and make control+alt+delete a -5 bonus.


Also i dont really get the cigarette... what about replacing it with a wire, and have the wire connecting to a mouse on the very edge of the map?
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Postby InkL0sed on Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:55 pm

Also, are people actually interested in this map? as was said before, I seem to be posting a lot, I'd really like some feedback please people.


I'm getting the same problem with my map.

To answer the question, yes I do like this map, although the gameplay is far from perfect.

On another note, I think you should make "Enter" into "Conquer."
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Postby Tieryn on Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:47 pm

Telvannia wrote:Add the delete key, and make control+alt+delete a -5 bonus.


Also i dont really get the cigarette... what about replacing it with a wire, and have the wire connecting to a mouse on the very edge of the map?


The cigarette is a temporary measure... I'll replace it with something more suitable when It hink of something. I thought of the cable, but I don't want it to split the space bar, or the function keys... I suppose it could run along between the function and number lines...

InKLosed wrote:On another note, I think you should make "Enter" into "Conquer."


Already done on the next version, :) looks much better.
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Postby tenio on Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:13 pm

what about crums? like food that gets stuck between the keys :shock:
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Postby Unit_2 on Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:32 pm

Tieryn wrote:Image

Just done some colour filtering on the keys. Red keys can attack all red keys, Blue keys can attack all blue keys.

The Green keys will be the only "continent" concept, and will work on a "required" basis, Hold 2 - +2, Hold 4 - +5, Hold all 8 - +10

Backspace will bombard all letter/number territories. Caps Lock WILL MAKE EVERYONE DISLIKE READING YOUR WRITING... haha... no, not sure yet what to do with CC Lock. or even if not to make it back to caps lock, and maybe have the CC logo on the Enter key?

Hey, I'll make "Enter" into "Conquer" - that makes more sense than "CC Lock" doesn't it?

Also, are people actually interested in this map? as was said before, I seem to be posting a lot, I'd really like some feedback please people.


Also - Here's a list of words I'm considering, and the letter usage breakdown.


Conquer, Club, Stewardesses, Typewriter, Foundry, The, Quick, Brown, Fox, Jumps, Over, Lazy, Dog, Risk, Dice, Premium, Kamchatka, Strategy, Deploy, Fortify, Attack (+L for Lackattack Bonus), Defend, Advance, Salamander

A 7, B 2, C 7, D 7, E 10, F 4, G 2, H 2, I 5, J 1, K 5, L 5, M 3, N 5, O 8, P 3, Q 2, R 10, S 5, T 8, U 5, V 1, W 3, X 1, Y 6, Z 1,

Also:
Ctrl+Z (Undo)
Ctrl+F (Find)
Ctrl+C (Copy)
Ctrl+X (Cut)
Ctrl+V (Paste)
Ctrl+Esc (Start Menu) (+ both start buttons = TRIPLE START!, some sort of super windows bonus! :P)


Alt+F4
Alt+F (File Menu)
Alt+H (Help Menu)
Alt+Tab (Change window)


Holding Shift adds +1 to each word you hold. Also allows some calculations to take place. (addition & multiplication)

Caps Lock gives -1 per word held, unless you also hold a Shift Key (I DON'T LIKE SHOUTING, but shift+caps is lowercase)


Can anyone think of any other words/combinations that might be good?


thast sweet, but TAKE THE CIG. OUT!!!! this is a kid friendly site.
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Postby InkL0sed on Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:36 pm

Haha Unit 2, aren't you supposed to be 12? Sorry if I'm mistaken.

Anyway, I agree that the cig needs to go.
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Postby Unit_2 on Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:44 pm

InkL0sed wrote:Haha Unit 2, aren't you supposed to be 12? Sorry if I'm mistaken.

Anyway, I agree that the cig needs to go.


i am...
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Postby ParadiceCity9 on Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:53 pm

Take that cigarette out of the picture...
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Postby Tieryn on Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:43 am

Okay, Cigarette replaced with a Pencil, Added in some instructions below.

Still need to add words and bonuses up top. Or should I put instructions up top and bonuses below? (I think that might work better, since bonuses will be a larger section)

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Postby Ogrecrusher on Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:18 am

I would never play a map where 20+ territories can all attack each other. Sounds like madness to me.
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Postby Tieryn on Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:42 am

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Bonuses and gameplay added in. Shown with Army Positions as 888's.

Comments on how this is looking/readability please. Do the glows work? Should they be different colours/different styles/not there at all?

I'd really like to push this into foundry so it can get more critique than in here, how much more do I need to do before it can be moved in there?
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Postby FreeMan10 on Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:27 pm

blue numbers on blue, red numbers on red, blue & purble numbers on purple, and I'm guessing green on green (no example in the pic) are really hard to read. Maybe lighten up the key tops and leave the sides the same strong color?
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Postby Mr Unbeatable on Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:57 pm

Nice map and looks really good with the most recent update and i can now see nothing wrong with the map. But the colours will clash. What happens when the red player gets onto a red key, it will be near impossible to read.
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