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The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby TaCktiX on Sun Apr 05, 2009 9:38 pm

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Greetings,

I told you you'd get an issue in 2 weeks' time! So yes, we are once again men of our word, and the Foundry Newsletter is bringing the latest in spring fashions, styles, and...wait a sec. Yeah, we get you the Maps, a Spotlight, an Editorial (believe it or not!), and A Look Back. Throw in another challenge by WCA in his Tablet, and we've got a full issue. In the Spotlight, we're looking at Oceania, which due to some really fast movement is nearly Quenched, even though we picked it up in the Foundry. It's a two-person interview with some interesting perspectives. A Look Back views the long-in-development San Marino, and its creator Ruben Cassar. The Editorial is written by another Newsletter editor, samuelc812.

Hope you enjoy the issue,
TaCktiX
Senior Editor
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In this section we cover every map presently in development. Each map is accompanied by a brief description of the map's theme, graphics, and gameplay, as well as what's been happening in the last couple of weeks. Finally, a link to each topic, the map's creator(s), and what stamps it presently has are noted.
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In A Look Back, we look at either a recently quenched map or a mapmaker who has contributed to CC but hasn't done so recently. It's a great retrospective that is certain to be an interesting feature as time goes on. This week, we look at Ruben Cassar's recently quenched San Marino map.
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In the Spotlight, we typically cover a staff-selected map and mapmaker in an interview. Mapmaker motivations, inspirations, and the like have been covered, with plenty of surprises in between.
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In the Editorial, we ask a member of the Conquer Club community to write about some aspect of the Foundry. Subjects thus far have ranged from first-timer perspectives to a fictional look at future mapmaking, with plenty in between. Anyone interested in writing an Editorial is asked to PM TaCktiX about it.
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Wrap up

We would like to thank you all for taking the time to read and enjoy our newsletter.
See you next time!

gimil - Graphics
InkL0sed - Formatting Editor, Proofreading Editor
sailorseal - Maps In Development Editor
TaCktiX - Senior Editor, Editorial Editor, Perspectives Editor, Spotlight Editor, A Look Back Editor
wcaclimbing - Graphics, WCA's Tablet
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby RjBeals on Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:23 am

Nice work guys. And great interviews. I may just have to give the WCA challenge a try. ;)
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby thenobodies80 on Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:30 pm

Thank you for the spotlight

Good work guys! =D>

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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby Ruben Cassar on Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:53 pm

thenobodies80 wrote:Thank you for the spotlight

Good work guys! =D>

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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:34 pm

Nice work fellas. :)


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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby TaCktiX on Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:27 pm

I wrote the starting introduction, and for whatever reason failed to notice Ink hadn't copied it in. It's there now. :D
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby the.killing.44 on Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:32 pm

=D> , nice job guys. I've got my start on wca's tablet going, should be cool

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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby InkL0sed on Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:47 pm

TaCktiX wrote:I wrote the starting introduction, and for whatever reason failed to notice Ink hadn't copied it in. It's there now. :D


Sure, blame it on the overworked, under-appreciated proofreader!
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby TaCktiX on Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:24 am

InkL0sed wrote:
TaCktiX wrote:I wrote the starting introduction, and for whatever reason failed to notice Ink hadn't copied it in. It's there now. :D


Sure, blame it on the overworked, under-appreciated proofreader!


I blamed it on myself. ;)
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby sailorseal on Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:32 am

AndyDufresne wrote:Nice work fellas. :)


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Thanks Andy :D
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby wcaclimbing on Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:41 pm

I heard that the PSD for WCA's Tablet expired.
So here's a new download link. This one should work for one week: http://senduit.com/396dd2

I've got one submission so far. I'd like to see a few more before the end of the week.
So if any of you have a bit of free time and want to show off your mapmaking, please give this a try.
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby lgoasklucyl on Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:44 pm

wcaclimbing wrote:I heard that the PSD for WCA's Tablet expired.
So here's a new download link. This one should work for one week: http://senduit.com/396dd2

I've got one submission so far. I'd like to see a few more before the end of the week.
So if any of you have a bit of free time and want to show off your mapmaking, please give this a try.


Is this still open? How much time would I have to pump something out?

If so- that link's expired also :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby sailorseal on Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:12 pm

lgoasklucyl wrote:
wcaclimbing wrote:I heard that the PSD for WCA's Tablet expired.
So here's a new download link. This one should work for one week: http://senduit.com/396dd2

I've got one submission so far. I'd like to see a few more before the end of the week.
So if any of you have a bit of free time and want to show off your mapmaking, please give this a try.


Is this still open? How much time would I have to pump something out?

If so- that link's expired also :lol: :lol: :lol:

I think the expiration of the new link tells all ;)

I would say get it in by tomorrow to be safe
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby lgoasklucyl on Wed Apr 29, 2009 2:33 pm

sailorseal wrote:
lgoasklucyl wrote:
wcaclimbing wrote:I heard that the PSD for WCA's Tablet expired.
So here's a new download link. This one should work for one week: http://senduit.com/396dd2

I've got one submission so far. I'd like to see a few more before the end of the week.
So if any of you have a bit of free time and want to show off your mapmaking, please give this a try.


Is this still open? How much time would I have to pump something out?

If so- that link's expired also :lol: :lol: :lol:

I think the expiration of the new link tells all ;)

I would say get it in by tomorrow to be safe


How would I have done so with a broken link? :?
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Re: The Foundry Newsletter: 18th Issue

Postby bryguy on Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:07 pm

wcaclimbing wrote:I heard that the PSD for WCA's Tablet expired.
So here's a new download link. This one should work for one week: http://senduit.com/396dd2

I've got one submission so far. I'd like to see a few more before the end of the week.
So if any of you have a bit of free time and want to show off your mapmaking, please give this a try.


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