Tribal War - Ancient Israel v16.1 [2013-12-14] pg23 XML&GFX

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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.0 [2012-11-01] pg2

Postby koontz1973 on Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:53 pm

Skull and crossbones for a pirate map - yes!
Skull and crossbones for an Israel map - really?

Bridges, rectangle of wood texture. :roll:
Bridge Hazor to eastern war zone? Is that not the dead sea? It looks connected to me but it might be a river coming of. Either way, it is one body of water and would need to be treated as such.
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.0 [2012-11-01] pg2

Postby AndyDufresne on Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:05 pm

Some first impressions, is that the legend text is somewhat difficult to read easily. The actual text for regions names isn't too bad, but some letters are difficult to make out... like 'a' and few others.

The color scheme also kind of feels off. The more muted colors you had on your Florida map generally worked pretty well. But these more vibrant and primary colors once again feel off.

In terms of gameplay, I'll have to give that a more thorough look.


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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.0 [2012-11-01] pg2

Postby Seamus76 on Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:02 pm

Skull and crossbones for a pirate map - yes!
Skull and crossbones for an Israel map - really?

lol, I was using more as a universal symbol for death

Bridge Hazor to eastern war zone? Is that not the dead sea? It looks connected to me but it might be a river coming of. Either way, it is one body of water and would need to be treated as such.

That's actually the Sea of Galilee, but hasn't been labeled or turned into a tert yet. The river between them is the Jordan, and keeps the two sides separate except for the limited crossing points.
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.0 [2012-11-01] pg2

Postby generalhead on Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:44 pm

A bridge across a sea would be strange. I think a boat would be more realistic. I still like the skull and cross bones representing death, but Koontz is the "Boss Man". Image
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I cannot find any other death symbol. the only other option would be to not have it at all
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.0 [2012-11-01] pg2

Postby Seamus76 on Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:12 pm

by generalhead » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:44 pm
A bridge across a sea would be strange.

Yes it would. The bridge actually runs across the northern part of the Jordan River, which leads into the Sea of Galilee, and then out of the South and down to the Dead Sea. I'm planning to leave the bridge where it is and just label the sea, and not make it a tert.

I cannot find any other death symbol. the only other option would be to not have it at all
maybe you can have a picture of Davey Jones locker

lol, how about this? :lol:
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.0 [2012-11-01] pg2

Postby generalhead on Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:32 am

Seamus76 wrote:lol, how about this? :lol:
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.0 [2012-11-01] pg2

Postby Seamus76 on Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:02 pm

CURRENT UPDATE INFO-2012-11-05:
- Added all of the territories
- Updated all bridges
- Removed the skull and crossbones on the Dead Sea terts

Working on:
- Adding texture to the land and water, and possibly working on a coastline
- Possible update to the colors of the regions
- Spacing of the tribe names in the legend
- Changing the font of the bonus values to be a little more legible
- Finishing the color on the mountains. Started a couple but got sidetracked

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- Bonus values

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v3.1 - Large (840x800)
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.1 [2012-11-05] pg3

Postby Seamus76 on Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:05 pm

CURRENT UPDATE INFO-2012-11-06:
- Gave a little more space to the tribe names in the legend
- Changed the font of the bonus values to be a little more legible
- Added some color on the mountains
- Added War Zone text to bottom right corner

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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.2 [2012-11-06] pg3

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:37 pm

Seamus, still waiting for a texture. ;)
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.2 [2012-11-06] pg3

Postby Seamus76 on Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:51 pm

koontz1973 wrote:Seamus, still waiting for a texture. ;)


While you're waiting how about a Draft stamp and a move up? ;) I'm pretty sure this meets all of the requirements as it is.
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.2 [2012-11-06] pg3

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:35 pm

Seamus76 wrote:
koontz1973 wrote:Seamus, still waiting for a texture. ;)


While you're waiting how about a Draft stamp and a move up? ;) I'm pretty sure this meets all of the requirements as it is.

Your getting their but no cigar today.

Dead sea 2, what does it attack? It goes from one side of the board to the war zone text. :lol:
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.2 [2012-11-06] pg3

Postby Seamus76 on Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:51 pm

koontz1973 wrote:
Seamus76 wrote:
koontz1973 wrote:Seamus, still waiting for a texture. ;)


While you're waiting how about a Draft stamp and a move up? ;) I'm pretty sure this meets all of the requirements as it is.

Your getting their but no cigar today.

Dead sea 2, what does it attack? It goes from one side of the board to the war zone text. :lol:


I don't smoke that anyway, but let me know what else I can do to move this along.

Dead Sea 2 attacks Dead Sea 1, Kerioth, and Kinah. Are you just busting my bullocks or do you think players will not understand? :mrgreen:
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.2 [2012-11-06] pg3

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:58 pm

Sort out dead sea 2, mountains need to be finished, Some look good whilst others look sporadic (Masada). I looks like I can walk right through those ones. Texture for the land. Dead sea could use some love as well as the rivers.

Again, you are using the tribal wars name, you have that on old parchment paper because of the time period, what about this one?
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.2 [2012-11-06] pg3

Postby generalhead on Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:05 am

i will leave this to some one with more experience, but some of the highlights still seem a little loud. I like the text on the territories, but the text in the instructions (The ones to the right of the dead sea, and the one between Genesis and the legend) could they be more of a normal text. All else looks really awesome Seamus, Sweet map. It came along so quickly too. :D
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Re: Tribal War - Ancient Israel v3.2 [2012-11-06] pg3

Postby dakky21 on Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:50 pm

As someone said already before, it's not very easy to read all the region names. Small letter "a" is too similar to "e" and "z", so I see "Nzzrzth" and "Gzzzr" and "Mzszdz" :) Aside from that, map is perfect :)
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