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Re: Classic Revamp

Postby sully800 on Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:38 pm

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MrBenn wrote:The Classic Map is being Revamped

For those of us who have been here some time, the loss of the Classic Map was a sad day. The invasion of the Shapes was something that not even HG Wells or Arthur Clark had foreseen. From the pit of despondency, an elite squad of mapmakers were thrown together to assemble a replacement, and thus Classic Art was born! (Although Turtle World was almost a strong contender)

The time has finally come for Classic Shapes to be reinvigorated and be given the facelift it so strongly deserves and needs. The mapmaking elite - in consultation with the foundry moderators and lackattack himself - have given the green light for the map-formerly-known-as-world-cities to be revamped as the New Classic Map.

In order to proceed as a full revamp of Classic, there have had to be some changes from the map-formerly-known-as-world-cities. There can be no going back from here - so here's to a brighter, Classic future...


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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby MrBenn on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:00 pm

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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby The Neon Peon on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:03 pm

Many of the lines seem like they're different widths from the others. That's all I see that can be fixed at the moment.

Congratulations.
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby the.killing.44 on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:09 pm

Little bit too pinkish on the title, otherwise sweet.

Your sig scares me a bit…
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby initus on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:29 pm

Your sig in the bottom right makes it seem too cluttered over there. Maybe moving it to the bottom left?
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby squishyg on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:34 pm

I like the legend a lot. It was clever to show it on a globe. Nice work!
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby cairnswk on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:40 pm

Congrats on having the new Classic map Sully800 :)
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby GrimReaper. on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:42 pm

am i to understand all the borders will be the same?
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby phantomzero on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:46 pm

Okay. I really liked the previous world cities map. It wasn't the same as the board game, but had the same playability. This new version in the same as the board game except it uses city names instead of country names? Am I the only one who thinks this is crazy? Won't we have legal problems again with this? At least with the world cities map, it didn't look like the classic map.
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby MrBenn on Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:48 pm

All of these discussions have taken place behind the scenes. The version of the map that is laid out here is the one that has been authorised by lackattack to replace Classic Shapes.
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby Evil DIMwit on Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:18 pm

What happened to the Atlantic division? I miss the Atlantic division.
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby Robinette on Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:39 pm

Well... i liked the World Cities better as it was fresh and uncluttered,
it was... well........ lets call it NEO-CLASSIC... New and old at the same time... "timeless"

Now that I've gotten that off my chest...

Let me say that I am VERY appreciative to have a REAL map again...




But.. well........... i simply MUST ask... any chance the World Cities Map can still happen?
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby Bruceswar on Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:09 pm

Robinette wrote:Well... i liked the World Cities better as it was fresh and uncluttered,
it was... well........ lets call it NEO-CLASSIC... New and old at the same time... "timeless"

Now that I've gotten that off my chest...

Let me say that I am VERY appreciative to have a REAL map again...




But.. well........... i simply MUST ask... any chance the World Cities Map can still happen?



OMG Robin something other than classic!!


Sully this map is going to be great :)
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Re: [Official] Classic Revamp

Postby jnd94 on Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:16 pm

Maybe move Madrid over from the bottom to the left of the circle. I'm getting it confuzed for a more southern spot. Lathough besides that, this map looks amazing!
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