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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request to move to foundry

Postby rocky mountain on Sat Apr 26, 2008 6:01 pm

whats thread jacking?
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request to move to foundry

Postby t-o-m on Sat Apr 26, 2008 6:07 pm

where you go off topic (when you go off topic in a thread it will be locked :? )
so lets stop this lol
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request to move to foundry

Postby rocky mountain on Sat Apr 26, 2008 6:09 pm

ok... now just for gimil's approval of the idea, and luxembourg away!
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request to move to foundry

Postby t-o-m on Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:05 pm

to move to main foundry - its hardly been in here!
and also its not even been classed as an advanced idea yet!
unless you can skip that part???
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request to move to foundry

Postby Ruben Cassar on Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:39 pm

Can you just stop spamming this thread please?

I haven't got any real feedback since RJ's post a page and a half ago!

Tom I appreciate your interest but if you don't have anything useful to post just refrain from doing it please. Thanks.
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request for idea approval

Postby rocky mountain on Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:09 pm

ok so the map... like people have said before, the mini bonus map needs some work. it does look quite simple, and the colours are a bit off the real map. also, how many neutrals start out on luxembourg city?
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request for idea approval

Postby ZeakCytho on Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:10 pm

I think I agree with Tom on making the texture/colors on the minimap match the real one.

As for neutrals on Luxembourg City, I think it should start with 3. Nothing fancy, but they make sure no one gets that bonus on the drop.
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request for idea approval

Postby Ruben Cassar on Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:40 am

ZeakCytho wrote:I think I agree with Tom on making the texture/colors on the minimap match the real one.

As for neutrals on Luxembourg City, I think it should start with 3. Nothing fancy, but they make sure no one gets that bonus on the drop.


I am undecided between 2 or 3 neutrals for Luxembourg City. What do others think about this?

It's a small map and 3 might be a bit too much when you consider the units you might lose to conquer it, but I'm not sure about this reasoning.
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request for idea approval

Postby The Viking on Sun Apr 27, 2008 7:53 am

I say 3.
How about a poll?
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Re: Luxembourg - Updated 25.04.08 - Request for idea approval

Postby Ruben Cassar on Sun Apr 27, 2008 8:52 am

The Viking wrote:I say 3.
How about a poll?


Okay I'll male a poll.
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Request for idea approval

Postby t-o-m on Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:49 am

i voted for 2,
i think that its a small map so 3 is quite a lot to put on there, i think there should be about 2.4 amies on there - but you cant do that so i think 2.
and sorry about 'spamming' the thread
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Request for idea approval

Postby Ruben Cassar on Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:08 pm

t-o-m wrote:i voted for 2,
i think that its a small map so 3 is quite a lot to put on there, i think there should be about 2.4 amies on there - but you cant do that so i think 2.
and sorry about 'spamming' the thread


Okay thanks for your input Tom. That's how I want you! ;)
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Request for idea approval

Postby TaCktiX on Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:23 pm

I like the latest version a lot, and due to the smallness of it, you won't need impassables. Showing the country's borders with other nations is a nice touch, too. One question: what's with the "NB"? I have no idea what this means and don't consider it necessary to convey that Luxembourg City starts neutral.
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Request for idea approval

Postby ZeakCytho on Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:28 pm

N.B. stands for nota bene, or, note well. It basically means to take note of whatever follows.
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Request for idea approval

Postby gimil on Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:59 pm

[adv. idea]
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Request for idea approval

Postby t-o-m on Sun Apr 27, 2008 5:05 pm

well done =D>
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Request for idea approval

Postby edbeard on Sun Apr 27, 2008 7:25 pm

I don't like how the Schultrange label cross over the borders. It's not very readable.


It seems weird that Luxembourg City has a blue border at the north when the rest of the border is different.


I think the continent colours would be better served being more like the mini-map.
1. I'd prefer the southeast continent to be a bit darker than you have it on the mini-map.
2. I think Luxembourg City would look better being more white.
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Request for idea approval

Postby cairnswk on Mon Apr 28, 2008 5:34 am

What else can i say on first sight....Bravissimo.
Is it possible to gain some more clarity on the crest..it looks slightly blury?
Also are you planning on naming the continents in the mini-map, only asking because edbeard picked me up on that one. ;)
Also, you have the neihgbours' flags in there, would it hurt to add the flag for Luxembourg? More of an educational thing i guess. :)

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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Map on page 1

Postby Balsiefen on Mon Apr 28, 2008 11:52 am

One possibility could be to have the other nations flags as a very faint underlay on them (it might look awful but it could work)
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Map on page 1

Postby Kaplowitz on Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:17 pm

1-I love the map! It looks awesome.
2- I dont love the minimap, it looks like it came out of a Science textbook IMO.
3- Are there going to be continent names on the map?
4- Although easy to tell on the mini map, Luxembourg City seems to blend into the other continent.
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Map on page 1

Postby t-o-m on Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:40 pm

Kaplowitz wrote:4- Although easy to tell on the mini map, Luxembourg City seems to blend into the other continent.

thats what i thought,
at the top of lux city, the blue boarder, is that a river immpassable or what?
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Map on page 1

Postby Ruben Cassar on Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:44 am

t-o-m wrote:thats what i thought,
at the top of lux city, the blue boarder, is that a river immpassable or what?


Haha. Ok Tom I'll let you in on a little secret. Even though I said in my first post that I was not going to use any impassable objects...yes the blue line is a river. I put it there on purpose to confuse people! :p
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Map on page 1

Postby t-o-m on Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:47 am

Ruben Cassar wrote:Haha. Ok Tom I'll let you in on a little secret. Even though I said in my first post that I was not going to use any impassable objects...yes the blue line is a river. I put it there on purpose to confuse people! :p

if its a secret you shouldnt have told everyone!
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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Map on page 1

Postby Ruben Cassar on Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:51 am

Version 1.8

I created a new version of the mini map. Maybe people like this better but I really don't want to focus on the mini map any more since I believe it does the job. No there will not be any region names on the map or mini map because they are not needed.

I refined the coat of arms...this one looks better and less blurry. (cairns)

I changed the territory name that was overlapping with that of a neighbouring city which had a shorter name. (edbeard)

I also added the Luxembourg flag to the mini map. (cairns)

The blue border for Luxembourg City is there to denote that it is the capital city. Luxembourg City is actually part of that region in real life but I made it white and with a blue border because in the game it starts as a neutral and standalone territory.

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Re: Luxembourg - Vote in Poll - Map on page 1

Postby t-o-m on Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:06 am

Ruben Cassar wrote:The blue border for Luxembourg City is there to denote that it is the capital city.

but you cant see it on other sides and some people might mistake it for an impasssable maybe?
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