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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby Gilligan on Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:41 pm

What do people think of the sea route circling the outer Islands of the Kyklades? Are they neccessary? I think if theres nothing connecting them it looks uniform enough for people to know, but Gilligan had a point about the easternmost island.


What about naming it the Islands of Kyklades? Or Kyklades Islands? That would make it clearer; but I would either change the name (But I think you said you didn't want to) or move the easternmost island a little closer.

I don't think the route around the islands are necessary.
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby pancakemix on Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:45 pm

Move the word Zakynthos down a little. It's hard to see the connection there.
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby Kaplowitz on Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:47 pm

I very much dislike the mountains...but the rest is looking good! :)
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby Androidz on Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:48 pm

Due colorshcheme the Asia Minor works, but the colour aint as lively like the other colours you've chosen.
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby InkL0sed on Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:52 pm

I think Zakynthos is the wrong font.

I like the mountains.
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby gimil on Tue Aug 19, 2008 5:07 pm

Alright time to get this REVAMP in gear :mrgreen:

Here is your basic REVAMP stamps:

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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby mibi on Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:23 am

this is quenchable at this point.
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby yeti_c on Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:46 am

Wow...

I think the old AG map is pretty good (definitely not my first choice for a revamp)...

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However - this version is uber sweet - personally I can't see any problems with it as is...

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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby MrBenn on Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:12 am

The ocean paths around the island helps to show that the territory is All the islands...

I like the look of this ;-)
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby whitestazn88 on Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:48 am

the mountains kinda look like broccoli
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby ZeakCytho on Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:55 pm

I don't like the ocean texture. It feels too strong - maybe just lowering the opacity will help.

I think the map would feel much more cohesive if there was only one font used for all the territories, and I think this should be the Asia Minor font.
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby yeti_c on Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:08 pm

ZeakCytho wrote:I think the map would feel much more cohesive if there was only one font used for all the territories, and I think this should be the Asia Minor font.


Er - isn't the font the same all round?!

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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby ZeakCytho on Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:12 pm

yeti_c wrote:
ZeakCytho wrote:I think the map would feel much more cohesive if there was only one font used for all the territories, and I think this should be the Asia Minor font.


Er - isn't the font the same all round?!

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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby Mr. K on Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:04 pm

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The font should all be uniform now. Got rid of the route around the Kyklades islands and called it "Kyklades Islands" to ease confusion. I lowered the strength of the ocean just a little bit too.
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Re: An Ancient Greek Revamp

Postby MrBenn on Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:58 pm

I think that you probably need to put the circular sea-path around Kyklades back... those dead-ends look a bit confusing ;-)

The ocean texture looks better, although I'd be inclined to lighten it a fraction more.

Personally I'm not sold on the choice of font - it feels a bit too cartoony.
edit: I like the look of SPAchmim or SPIonic that I have just found on this site [clicky]

I already prefer this version to the old one though ;-) Keep up the good work ;-)
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