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Re: Europa [FF XML]

Postby MrBenn on Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:15 pm

Holy Bananas!

Thanks Andy ;-)
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby InsomniaRed on Thu Oct 02, 2008 12:43 am

Quenchhhhh it!!!! I can't wait to play!!
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby kletka on Thu Oct 02, 2008 3:48 am

What? No Kosovo, Transdnestria, Abkhasia, South Osetia, Northern Cyprus, Sealand or Seborga!!! U r imperialist stooge :evil:
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby MrBenn on Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:31 am

kletka wrote:What? No Kosovo, Transdnestria, Abkhasia, South Osetia, Northern Cyprus, Sealand or Seborga!!! U r imperialist stooge :evil:

I see the Inquisition approaching...

On a serious note, there was lots of debate about Kosovo (they declared independance mid-way through map development), and the decision was taken to include only those countries on the officially (UN) recognised list. A couple of additional territories (most notable the Med Islands) were created to add clarity to the map and assist gameplay. This is, above all else, a map for a game ;-)
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby MrBenn on Thu Oct 09, 2008 1:09 pm

Any more for any more?
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby saaimen on Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:25 pm

Yup!
Belgium doesn't look quite like Belgium :(

... but hey, who cares? We may split up soon enough :lol:
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby pepperonibread on Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:43 pm

By putting almost quenched in your title you've effectively jinxed yourself - now it'll be a few more months wait.
Though you are on the inside now... so who knows?
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby yeti_c on Fri Oct 10, 2008 3:06 am

Quench!

Bout time we had a Europe map on this site...

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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby iancanton on Sat Oct 11, 2008 1:25 pm

saaimen wrote:Belgium doesn't look quite like Belgium :(

that's because luxembourg is too big. if luxembourg were the proper size, then the army shadow would have covered it completely. the only way we can fix that is to give more space to belgium by making luxembourg the same size as andorra, then move the name and army shadow to the south-west so that none of it covers the territory (similar to andorra's army shadow).

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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby Qwert on Sat Oct 11, 2008 3:48 pm

by pepperonibread on Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:43 am

By putting almost quenched in your title you've effectively jinxed yourself - now it'll be a few more months wait.
Though you are on the inside now... so who knows?

When i put something like that MOD imediatly react and erase,but MRbeen is mod,so he can write without fear that someon will erase these.
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby MrBenn on Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:12 pm

Qwert, as a member of the community, I really wish you'd keep you whinging and moaning to yourself... I find it tiring.

As a moderator, I would politely request that you keep your posts on topic ;-)

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As far as the map goes, there are little bits all over the place that have been redrawn to accommodate armies etc. BeNeLux is the most obvious, as all the countries were a bit on the small side. Andorra, Monaco and Liechtenstein are all much smaller than they appear on the map too. Most of the Balkan countries have been tweaked a bit, so that while they are approximately the right shape, there is still some distortion there so it all fits. The British Isles have been rotated and enlarged (not just for my own national pride ;-) ). Iceland and Greenland are further North.... and so the list could go on ;-)

All of these "fixes" have been made to accomodate army numbers and territory names within the region where possible.
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Re: Europa [Final Forge + XML] Holy Bananas... Almost Quenched

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:02 pm

              Quenching

---The Final Forge period has concluded for the Europa Map. All objections have had their time. The Foundry and I hereby brand this map with the Foundry Brand. Let it be known that this map is now ready for live play (barring any Lack vetoes).

Conquer Club, enjoy!
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby TaCktiX on Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:04 pm

WOO!! Go MrBenn with that first map! Congrats on this one, and good luck on your next ones!
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby foregone on Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:05 pm

=D> =D> =D> =D>

Congrats!
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby iancanton on Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:06 pm

hooray! congrats, mrbenn!

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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby InsomniaRed on Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:07 pm

YAY! Quenched! Congrats!!! I can't wait!! The first map of many more maps to come, this one is great, you did an awesome job!
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby MrBenn on Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:08 pm

W00T!
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby ZeakCytho on Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:14 pm

=D> =D> =D>
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby cairnswk on Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:28 pm

Congrats MrB =D>
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby reggie_mac on Mon Oct 13, 2008 5:10 pm

Nice work B, looking forward to trying it out.
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby MrBenn on Mon Oct 13, 2008 5:30 pm

Thanks for all the well-wishing guys... The past 10 months have been an experience, I can tell you!
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby yeti_c on Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:45 am

Nice work Mr Benn.

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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby samuelc812 on Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:42 pm

when will it be a live Beta map, i want to play on it :(
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby Thezzaruz on Wed Oct 15, 2008 7:28 am

I have to agree with the rest, Great Work Benn. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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Re: Europa [Quenched]

Postby InsomniaRed on Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:14 pm

I want to play! I want to play!!!!!!
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