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Battle For Australia [Quenched]

Postby cairnswk on Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:36 pm

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YES
66% [ 109 ]
NO
23% [ 38 ]
UNDECIDED
10% [ 17 ]

Total Votes : 164


Original concept: during WW11 Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomons came under large attack from the Japanese in what has become known as the Battle for Australia.
Involved were several attacks on Townsville, but 234 people lost their lives in the largest attack on Darwin.
This map includes the infamous Coral Sea Battle - one of the turning points in this regional conflict for both the Allies and Australia, as well as the famous territories like Kokoda, Milne Bay and Guadalcanal.

See if U can keep the Japanese fleet at bay!


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The map starts with 48 territories in play, the other 18 territories are neutral..

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Postby RjBeals on Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:40 pm

Good Idea and I love the battleships (would they be grouped as a bonus)?

There's got to be a way to not have so much wasted real estate. There is tons of wasted space, and no room for army numbers or names...
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Postby cairnswk on Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:11 pm

RjBeals...thanks for your post...this map is no where near finished...there are tons more territories to go into it yet....but, this is preview!!!
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Postby Qwert on Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:12 pm

well these will be more dificulty then my WW2 iwo jima map
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Postby cairnswk on Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:35 pm

As yet Qwert...this is only preliminaries....as for more difficult than your Iwojima....I cannot say.
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Postby Guiscard on Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:49 pm

Could be an interesting idea. Would definitely like to see it developed further.
qwert wrote:Can i ask you something?What is porpose for you to open these Political topic in ConquerClub? Why you mix politic with Risk? Why you not open topic like HOT AND SEXY,or something like that.
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BATTLE FOR AUSTRALIA - ATTACK LINES

Postby cairnswk on Sat Mar 03, 2007 11:52 am

After much research, the attack lines are now in place. Suggestions welcome.

Bonuses also require debate.
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Postby Samus on Sat Mar 03, 2007 7:51 pm

The territory name "Unoccupied Dutch West Indies" isn't gonna fly from just a game log standpoint, it's too long. And it borders about half the map.

You've got several different colored lines and I'm not sure what they all mean. The red lines with the arrows seem to imply one way attacking, but that would mean Australia can't attack the entire left side of the map. Other than that, the lines are, well, ugly as sin, lol. Sorry. :D

You are going to have a VERY hard time fitting the army number circles into Lower Papua.

Australia needs to be divided. I count 21 territories! That's insane....
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Postby cairnswk on Sat Mar 03, 2007 8:34 pm

Thanks Samus for those suggestions...I'll modify map so everything is clearer, now that I've had a good break from it, and got the yard mowed....i feel so much better now that i've cut the heads off some blades of grass...LOL. :D :D

WATCH THIS SPACE!
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Postby Shacekenhall on Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:08 pm

Those are the grafics or you can improve it??
AB ALIO EXPECTES ALTERI QUOD FECERIS
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Postby cairnswk on Sat Mar 03, 2007 10:40 pm

Shacekenhall....no these are not final graphics....I am sure I will be able to improve it....thanks for your post.
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Postby The BlueBeards on Sun Mar 11, 2007 6:14 pm

Greetings All,

Looking at this map has motivated me to make my first post on this site. :lol:

Cairnswk, I like the whole concept and so far it looks good. What else would it need really to be usable? I guess the graphic could be snazzed up, but really I like it as is.

So how can somebody play this map online?
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Postby cairnswk on Mon Mar 12, 2007 3:03 am

Thanks, The BlueBeards!
Welcome to posting re the maps.

So far this is not playable online...indeed there is a lengthy process to have this map evaluated and discussed in this forum as to its worthiness for gameplay.

If you are really interested in getting this map up and available for play, please tell everyone you know to come and provide feedback and vote for this map.

As to the graphics, the current map was the general idea for determining if there is any interest...at present I am running with this so the more feedback, the more interest there might be to play the map. Graphics have a long way to go, and then gaameplay/bonuses etc must be determined.

Please continue to monitor this post. :D
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Postby KEYOGI on Mon Mar 12, 2007 3:43 am

Looking very cluttered at the moment, I'm having a hard time even telling which territory is which. You might need to sacrifice some accuracy for playabiltiy and design. I think it's important to be able to look at a map and straight away be able to identify territories, borders, attack routes, etc. I'd start with losing all the ships and different attack routes and just simplify the whole thing. 8)
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Postby cairnswk on Mon Mar 12, 2007 3:50 am

Thanks Keyogi. There is still some research I have to do to determine Japanese attack routes from New Guinea. Then I will be able to look at simplifaction and graphics of course. But hope this creates interest! 8)
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