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Re: Indian Empire; page 13 - NEW POLL! [Final Forge]

Postby oaktown on Wed May 20, 2009 7:23 pm

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Alright, here's what i've done...
  • Moved the queen over to the right a few pixels
  • Lightened the stroke around any text that falls in the crease of the book
  • Moved the Doab army count left and down a nudge
  • Moved the Mysore army count to the left
  • In Mysore, Doab, and Bajapoor I have lightened the railroad tracks a bit where the numbers will hit them; same effect as an army circle in that the background will interfere less with the count, but hopefully it is not so much that it will be distracting. It looks odd on the images above because there is no count, but if you look at Bajapoor below you'll see that it's not really detectable with counts.

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Re: Indian Empire; page 16 tweaks [Final Forge]

Postby the.killing.44 on Wed May 20, 2009 7:51 pm

Good enough for me:
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Post any concerns if you find any, cause I can't!

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Re: Indian Empire; all stamped

Postby MrBenn on Thu May 21, 2009 2:45 am

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Victoria should be referred to as...
You may select 1 option

Queen Victoria... 18...49%
Empress Victoria... 2...5%
Avoid the problem altogether and just write "Her Majesty's"... 4...11%
Somebody honestly cares? Silly Brit wankers. 13...35%
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Re: Indian Empire; all stamped

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon May 25, 2009 12:47 pm

Any additional thoughts on all this?

And oaktown, I'm assuming that in your last post, those are the final links, yes?


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Re: Indian Empire; all stamped

Postby the.killing.44 on Mon May 25, 2009 12:48 pm

mibi wrote:Q

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Re: Indian Empire; all stamped

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed May 27, 2009 12:25 pm

          Beta - Quenching

---The Final Forge period has concluded for the Indian Empire 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 BETA Play. After an extended period of time in BETA and once all quirks and issues have been resolved, the map will be put into Full Play (barring any Lack vetoes).

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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed May 27, 2009 12:26 pm

Map Medals will be given out once the map is removed from BETA.


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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby Don Juaquin on Fri Jun 05, 2009 6:53 am

Are the rail bonuses working??

Round 1, I dropped Bombay-Calcutta and no bonus :(

1st time on the map and so it is the first time I've seen how important Calcutta is.
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby Bruceswar on Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:01 am

Don Juaquin wrote:Are the rail bonuses working??

Round 1, I dropped Bombay-Calcutta and no bonus :(

1st time on the map and so it is the first time I've seen how important Calcutta is.



I have yet to play the map, but I Assume you need to hold all the rail space in between those 2 cities to get the bonus.
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby Don Juaquin on Fri Jun 05, 2009 8:05 am

"plus three sub bonuses for holding rail line between cities... the two southern lines cross multiple regions, and the Calcutta-Delhi line runs through the heart of a huge region that will be all but impossible to hold - thus the mini-bonuses to encourage activity in the center."

DOH (forhead slap)

Perhaps the sub bonus could be clearer on the map?? I don't know, like 3 different rail lines and using them on the legend? ie
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+++++++++ 4
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I think there is a bug

Postby eigenvector on Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:45 am

Hi!

I think there might be a bug - in game 5026269 which I am now playing my opponent apparently got a full rail-line at the initial placement. But if I recall correctly, the initial placement is calculated so that no one gets a full continent and a rail-line on this map is a special kind of continent.

Am I right?

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I am in no way appealing the result of the game which I stand to lose in a few moves. My opponent should get the points no matter what is resolved about the ostensible bug.
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Re: I think there is a bug

Postby oaktown on Sat Jun 06, 2009 3:21 pm

eigenvector wrote:Hi!

I think there might be a bug - in game 5026269 which I am now playing my opponent apparently got a full rail-line at the initial placement. But if I recall correctly, the initial placement is calculated so that no one gets a full continent and a rail-line on this map is a special kind of continent.

Am I right?

Nope, there are no coded starting positions on this map. If somebody dropped a rail line they were extremely lucky. With 42 territories the odds of a player starting with a rail line are exactly the same as a player starting with Australia or South America in classic, and in my three years here I've yet to see that in a game I've been in.

As for the confusion over the rail lines, I don't understand how somebody can read "Hold Complete Rail Line to Connect Cities" to mean that you only need to hold two cities. I guess it happens, but do we have to hold everybody's hand around here?
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Re: I think there is a bug

Postby a.sub on Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:42 pm

oaktown wrote:
eigenvector wrote:Hi!

I think there might be a bug - in game 5026269 which I am now playing my opponent apparently got a full rail-line at the initial placement. But if I recall correctly, the initial placement is calculated so that no one gets a full continent and a rail-line on this map is a special kind of continent.

Am I right?

Nope, there are no coded starting positions on this map. If somebody dropped a rail line they were extremely lucky. With 42 territories the odds of a player starting with a rail line are exactly the same as a player starting with Australia or South America in classic, and in my three years here I've yet to see that in a game I've been in.

As for the confusion over the rail lines, I don't understand how somebody can read "Hold Complete Rail Line to Connect Cities" to mean that you only need to hold two cities. I guess it happens, but do we have to hold everybody's hand around here?

in one of my tourneys a guy dropped africa :lol:
and surrounded by neutrals bar one side
and he went first
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Re: I think there is a bug

Postby oaktown on Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:35 pm

a.sub wrote:in one of my tourneys a guy dropped africa :lol:
and surrounded by neutrals bar one side
and he went first
unlimited reinforcements

Five million games played at CC- these things have to happen eventually. I'm just waiting for it to happen to me!
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Re: I think there is a bug

Postby a.sub on Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:39 pm

oaktown wrote:
a.sub wrote:in one of my tourneys a guy dropped africa :lol:
and surrounded by neutrals bar one side
and he went first
unlimited reinforcements

Five million games played at CC- these things have to happen eventually. I'm just waiting for it to happen to me!

haha all i really want is to play a game against teh top 7 and drop North america lol
watch me still lose :lol: :lol:
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby eigenvector on Sun Jun 07, 2009 1:19 pm

Come to think of it, I *might* have dropped a continent once myself ( :oops: ) but I'm not sure...

:oops: again for good measure
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby a.sub on Sun Jun 07, 2009 2:04 pm

psh u shd just check
u only have like 600+ games to go through :P
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby eigenvector on Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:58 pm

LOL
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby Gilligan on Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:53 pm

Perhaps we can add another mountain between Kandeish and Rajpootana? I thought they connected.
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby eigenvector on Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:49 pm

Gilligan wrote:Perhaps we can add another mountain between Kandeish and Rajpootana? I thought they connected.


I think not, from the games I played so far.
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby oaktown on Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:04 pm

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Gilligan wrote:Perhaps we can add another mountain between Kandeish and Rajpootana? I thought they connected.

I don't want to add another mountain, but in looking at that spot the mountain was thinner there than other place on the map. I've added some ink to make the mountain look impassable.

If there's nothing else I'll send this up to the lackster.
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby Gilligan on Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:55 pm

Much better oaky. =D>
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby oaktown on Wed Jun 24, 2009 11:37 pm

Cool beans... just sent the files to the admins.

edit: I am told that the maps have been updated.
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Re: Indian Empire [Beta]

Postby MrBenn on Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:32 pm

              Quenching

---The Beta period has concluded for the Indian Empire 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 to be released into live play.

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Re: Indian Empire [Qeunched]

Postby colton24 on Tue Sep 01, 2009 7:21 pm

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              Quenching

---The Beta period has concluded for the Indian Empire 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 to be released into live play.

ImageCongratulations oaktown, your shiny new medal is well-earned =D>


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