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Beef Cuts Idea

Postby Squidward on Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:44 pm

Let me know what you guys think of this one, it's a map of the beef cuts on a cow. I'm still pretty new to map-making, so if you have any suggestions, or notice anything that needs to be changed, let me know.

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It has 50 territories and 13 "continents"

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Beef Cuts, VERSION 2:
(64 territories, 13 regions)

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Also, here's a basic version that just shows the layout of the territories, so it's easier to look at the gameplay. (And I put it over a celery stalk for army of nobunaga. :D )

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Let me know what you think.

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Beef Cuts, VERSION 2.1
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Here's a new version, I basically just took out the four-way borders in Flank, Thick Flank, and Sirloin:
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And again, the basic layout:
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby Evil DIMwit on Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:05 am

It's because you didn't use the Direct Link URL. This is the one:
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Oh, my gosh, that is kind of sick and at the same time so alluring.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby Squidward on Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:08 am

Thanks, fixed it
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby army of nobunaga on Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:48 am

im not gonna play it unless there are tits.

Cow and tits go hand in hand.. dont be a wimp
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby grifftron on Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:22 am

Yeah i tried to do the whole Bulls head idea, somewhere on the site, didn't go well... lol

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Feel free to use any of the ideas on that map. You do need a theme like natty suggests all the time, "Why would you want to conquer beef cuts?

but good luck!

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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby jefjef on Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:37 am

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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby Evil DIMwit on Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:46 am

The territories should be named after individual dishes, like "filet mignon," "hamburger," "London broil"
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby ghirrindin on Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:50 am

If it's goofy enough, I'll play on it. Game play isn't all that bad, but the leg and shin should be reduced to 1 army per turn.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby natty dread on Sat Apr 24, 2010 5:48 am

Ooh... well... funny :D

To be honest I think your pirate map has more potential. Like I said to grifftron on his bull map, it will be an uphill battle. I'm not saying the map shouldn't be made, but you'll face lots of obstacles on a map like this... the Foundry isn't very receptive to abstract/non-geographical map ideas, so you will need to do a lot of convincing to get this through.

Really, I think your best bet would be to concentrate on your pirate map - which already has a fan base of sorts.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby Industrial Helix on Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:44 am

It's kind of a funny map. I'd play a few games on it but I dunno if the novelty would last long.

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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby obliterationX on Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:47 am

Ready for the quench. I'm not kidding! What an original idea.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby Evil DIMwit on Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:41 am

natty_dread wrote:To be honest I think your pirate map has more potential. Like I said to grifftron on his bull map, it will be an uphill battle. I'm not saying the map shouldn't be made, but you'll face lots of obstacles on a map like this... the Foundry isn't very receptive to abstract/non-geographical map ideas, so you will need to do a lot of convincing to get this through.


I disagree. We've already got a couple of pirate maps, and in any case beef diagrams are one of those abstract images that are so recognizable that I think people are likely to go along with it. Yes, it might be a novelty, but I don't think that makes it not worth making.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby carlpgoodrich on Sat Apr 24, 2010 5:55 pm

Evil DIMwit wrote:
natty_dread wrote:To be honest I think your pirate map has more potential. Like I said to grifftron on his bull map, it will be an uphill battle. I'm not saying the map shouldn't be made, but you'll face lots of obstacles on a map like this... the Foundry isn't very receptive to abstract/non-geographical map ideas, so you will need to do a lot of convincing to get this through.


I disagree. We've already got a couple of pirate maps, and in any case beef diagrams are one of those abstract images that are so recognizable that I think people are likely to go along with it. Yes, it might be a novelty, but I don't think that makes it not worth making.


Evil, dito. I think this map has tons of potential. The gameplay might need a tad bit of work, and I think the theme of eating your opponent under the table could be developed a bit. Maybe change the background to a slaughterhouse? or a fancy restaurant? And I like the idea of naming the territs after dishes :) As well as the tits being involved... maybe they can one way attack a bucket of milk, and when you hold the milk you get +1 for every bonus region you hold (a la Alcatraz in the SF map) because the milk helps the food go down. Just first thoughts. Anyways, I think the community will be very receptive to this map, as long as it is done well...

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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby mattattam on Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:32 pm

To me right now it's not that appealing of an idea. My goal is not to be discouraging. It just needs something more to it to make it interesting. I think the pictures of the cow, meat, background, need to stand out more. That may make it more appealing. Also a more creative idea of the beef cuts would improve this map idea.

Gl and good start!

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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby The Bison King on Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:19 am

fore rib should be +3, and leg should be +1, this is kind of funny.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby The Bison King on Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:20 pm

BEEF CUTS!
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby RjBeals on Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:50 am

way to think outside the box. This map could be the most talked about map in rotation. I say continue working on it.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby yeti_c on Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:30 pm

MMMMmmmmmm STEAK!

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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby edwinissweet on Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:36 pm

i really hope this goes live :D
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby the.killing.44 on Wed Apr 28, 2010 4:48 pm

ahahaha I love it!
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby Bruceswar on Thu May 06, 2010 1:59 am

Evil DIMwit wrote:
natty_dread wrote:To be honest I think your pirate map has more potential. Like I said to grifftron on his bull map, it will be an uphill battle. I'm not saying the map shouldn't be made, but you'll face lots of obstacles on a map like this... the Foundry isn't very receptive to abstract/non-geographical map ideas, so you will need to do a lot of convincing to get this through.


I disagree. We've already got a couple of pirate maps, and in any case beef diagrams are one of those abstract images that are so recognizable that I think people are likely to go along with it. Yes, it might be a novelty, but I don't think that makes it not worth making.



I agree with this.. At first people said Feudal or Doodle Earth would never work.. we all see how that went. 2 of the most popular maps on CC. Not saying Beef Cuts will be, but I will surely be playing this map. "Please take Top Sirloin" LOL
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby The Bison King on Thu May 06, 2010 2:33 am

You need to make a design brief! It's the first post in the melting pot.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby natty dread on Thu May 06, 2010 3:48 am

The mapmaker seems to have disappeared...
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby FrancisBoyle on Thu May 06, 2010 7:31 am

I think there should be a PETA or some other animal rights group territory that can bombard all territories on the cow.
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Re: Beef Cuts Idea

Postby Industrial Helix on Thu May 06, 2010 8:35 am

natty_dread wrote:The mapmaker seems to have disappeared...


I kind of foresaw that. But he's logged in today and is taking his turn on games. I hope he does return because he's got some interesting ideas.
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