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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby tkr4lf on Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:31 am

I don't know, the boxes don't bother me, and it didn't take me long to find them on the map. But, the majority are bothered by them, so probably better to change it.

I like the colors, and the mountains especially. Very nice.

I have to disagree with nolefan, I quite like the bridges. But that's pretty subjective I think, so whatever on that point.

All in all, very nice so far. That border is cool, fits very well with the Ethiopia theme.
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:18 pm

I think you have been here too long cairns. Time for you to move on and get some game play feedback in the main foundry. As always good luck.

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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby nolefan5311 on Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:38 pm

tkr4lf wrote:I have to disagree with nolefan, I quite like the bridges. But that's pretty subjective I think, so whatever on that point.


I haven't posted in this thread yet, lol.
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby koontz1973 on Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:56 pm

nolefan5311 wrote:
tkr4lf wrote:I have to disagree with nolefan, I quite like the bridges. But that's pretty subjective I think, so whatever on that point.


I haven't posted in this thread yet, lol.

You just have. :lol:

But you are right, not sure where that comes from though. :?
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby nolefan5311 on Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:01 pm

koontz1973 wrote:
nolefan5311 wrote:
tkr4lf wrote:I have to disagree with nolefan, I quite like the bridges. But that's pretty subjective I think, so whatever on that point.


I haven't posted in this thread yet, lol.

You just have. :lol:

But you are right, not sure where that comes from though. :?


I think it stems from Nola_Lifers comment above. Our names are similar. Not a big deal, lol.
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby tkr4lf on Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:41 pm

nolefan5311 wrote:
tkr4lf wrote:I have to disagree with nolefan, I quite like the bridges. But that's pretty subjective I think, so whatever on that point.


I haven't posted in this thread yet, lol.

Oops, meant nola_lifer or whatever. Your names are very similar.
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby Nola_Lifer on Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:01 am

tkr4lf wrote:
nolefan5311 wrote:
tkr4lf wrote:I have to disagree with nolefan, I quite like the bridges. But that's pretty subjective I think, so whatever on that point.


I haven't posted in this thread yet, lol.

Oops, meant nola_lifer or whatever. Your names are very similar.


WHATEVER!? He is a nole come on now! Game play looks solid. Things are reaaaaallllll slow here.
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby Flapcake on Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:04 am

Very nice cairnswk, as always 8-)

I think this should be moved forward, its way past draft stage, gameplay and graphics are where the discussion goes :P

At this point I have nothing to add, becourse I know, the small graphic adjustment Iv seen needed, you already are aware of, otherwise Il be back :lol:
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby barrack on Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:20 pm

This looks fun. I like that it's a continuation of another map.
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby koontz1973 on Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:01 pm

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Here you go cairnswk. A long time coming I know. Looking forward to seeing where you take this.

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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby nolefan5311 on Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:40 pm

The neutrals for the cities can probably lowered. 5 neutrals on a map this small almost guarantees they will never be taken even as part of the bonus.

Is there a reason why N. Afar starts as neutral? Is this for the golden number? If so, I would suggest making it a region with less importance as far as moving across the map...a region like SSW Oromia, SBG, or NBG.

As far as the bonuses are concerned, they all look good, but you might think about increasing the bonus for the continent that contains DIre Dawa to a +4 and the continent that contains N. Afar to a +3.
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby nolefan5311 on Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:15 am

As it appears development on this map has stalled (see below), this map is being Moved to the Recycling Bin for the time being. If the mapmaker wants to continue with the map, then one of the Foundry Moderators will be able to help put the thread back into the Foundry system, after an update has been made. :)

I know you're caught up in uni cairns, so once you've updated this one, I will move it back to the MFW.
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Re: Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04 - Draft

Postby cairnswk on Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:31 pm

nolefan5311 wrote:As it appears development on this map has stalled (see below), this map is being Moved to the Recycling Bin for the time being. If the mapmaker wants to continue with the map, then one of the Foundry Moderators will be able to help put the thread back into the Foundry system, after an update has been made. :)

I know you're caught up in uni cairns, so once you've updated this one, I will move it back to the MFW.

In that case, you'd better bin all the vacation maps since it is long past their "valid to" date :idea:
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Re: [Vacation Valid until April 2012] Ethiopia: [3.8.12] V04

Postby nolefan5311 on Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:42 pm

NVM, I see what you meant. They've all been changed.
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Re: Ethiopia: [25.12.12] V05-P4 Gameplay?

Postby cairnswk on Tue Dec 25, 2012 3:29 am

Version 5.
"Building" on map have been changed.
This might make it clearer for some.

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Re: Ethiopia: [25.12.12] V05-P3 Gameplay?

Postby cairnswk on Tue Dec 25, 2012 3:42 am

nolefan5311 wrote:The neutrals for the cities can probably lowered. 5 neutrals on a map this small almost guarantees they will never be taken even as part of the bonus.

OK, lowered to 3.
Is there a reason why N. Afar starts as neutral? Is this for the golden number? If so, I would suggest making it a region with less importance as far as moving across the map...a region like SSW Oromia, SBG, or NBG.

No, it has more to do with the drop probability on a 3 region continent. We all know that is usually solved with placement of a neutral. Same with E/W SSNPR

As far as the bonuses are concerned, they all look good, but you might think about increasing the bonus for the continent that contains DIre Dawa to a +4 and the continent that contains N. Afar to a +3.

Done in V5 for all continents that contain a "building". but N.Afar contintent left at +2....it doesn't contain a "building".
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Re: Ethiopia: [25.12.12] V05-P3 Gameplay?

Postby x-raider on Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:12 am

Much better what you've done with the buildings.
Glad to see this is picking up again.
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Re: Ethiopia: [25.12.12] V05-P3 Gameplay?

Postby koontz1973 on Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:46 am

Moved for you cairns.
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Re: Ethiopia: [25.12.12] V05-P3 Gameplay?

Postby cairnswk on Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:59 am

koontz1973 wrote:Moved for you cairns.

Thank-you koontz :)
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Re: Ethiopia: [25.12.12] V05-P3 Gameplay?

Postby cairnswk on Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:22 am

Any suggestions for this map?
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Re: Ethiopia: [25.12.12] V05-P3 Gameplay?

Postby koontz1973 on Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:53 am

cairnswk wrote:Any suggestions for this map?

Give me a chance. Got family coming over today so will look at it later for you.
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Re: Ethiopia: [25.12.12] V05-P3 Gameplay?

Postby cairnswk on Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:07 pm

koontz1973 wrote:
cairnswk wrote:Any suggestions for this map?

Give me a chance. Got family coming over today so will look at it later for you.

Sorry, koontz. can't wait for you...
all bonuses up for review of course...and all very indicative of the country.
1. added coffee bonus
2. added faith bonus for desert regions
3. added cattle bonus...ehtiopia holds possibly largest cattle population in Africa and one of largest in the world
4. impassables added

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Re: Ethiopia: [27.12.12] V06-P3 Gameplay?

Postby x-raider on Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:05 pm

Aw, why'd you have to go ruin it like that.
Either make it a small-size map or give it a bunch of extra bonuses.
You needn't do both.
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Re: Ethiopia: [27.12.12] V06-P3 Gameplay?

Postby cairnswk on Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:24 pm

x-raider wrote:Aw, why'd you have to go ruin it like that.
Either make it a small-size map or give it a bunch of extra bonuses.
You needn't do both.


Well, x-raider, i havn't exactly ruined it...yet!
It is reversable if people don't like it.
So thanks for you feedback on that.
How many extra bonuses were you thinking of it the extras were kept?
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Re: Ethiopia: [27.12.12] V06-P3 Gameplay?

Postby x-raider on Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:06 pm

cairnswk wrote:
x-raider wrote:Aw, why'd you have to go ruin it like that.
Either make it a small-size map or give it a bunch of extra bonuses.
You needn't do both.


Well, x-raider, i haven't exactly ruined it...yet!
It is reversible if people don't like it.
So thanks for you feedback on that.

Sure.
But I can't ask people to support my opinion if I don't voice it now, can I? :P

cairnswk wrote:How many extra bonuses were you thinking of it the extras were kept?

I'm talking about the ones you got there already.
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