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Postby Wisse on Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:40 pm

spinwizard wrote:i think u r the only preson 2 get a map quenched with anything other than photoshop.

marvadin did it with paint (brazil map)
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Postby spinwizard on Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:42 pm

Wisse wrote:
spinwizard wrote:i think u r the only preson 2 get a map quenched with anything other than photoshop.

marvadin did it with paint (brazil map)


he got textures with paint!
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Postby Kaleidoscopio on Tue Mar 27, 2007 9:18 am

I think the map looks great.
I'm waiting for it to go live now.
No more name changes please. :D
I'm Portuguese but I worked in Spain for a couple of months (in Girona), doing a banking application for "Caja de Girona". As such I'm more than aware of all the language questions.
We could go on debating forever if Bad Speller should use Portuguese and Spanish only or all the other dialects.
Since that discussion is a never ending one, I would either put a Poll or just go with the Map Creator decision.
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A few sugestions

Postby zetuga on Wed Mar 28, 2007 7:27 pm

Please change "Tras-os-montes" to "Ribatejo" wich means something like "upper Tagus River", it is more adequate because it includes all the north of the country. In fact it's the biggest river of the Peninsula and a reference wich splits the North and the South of Portugal. And, you see, Tras-os-montes is "only" the northeastern region, big in size, but the second least populated.

Please consider changing "Viseu" to "Coimbra" although they are close to each other, the former is far bigger and important, in fact its known as the third biggest city of Portugal.

Hope you understand my english, it may sound rude, because i barely speak it.

These are the recommendations from someone who doesn't live in none of the towns or regions mentioned. I'm just trying to help.

And congratulations for this map. It's lovely.

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Postby Bad Speler on Wed Mar 28, 2007 9:09 pm

of course i understand your enclish, it seems better than mine :lol:
I will make the changes you mentioned, I do not know much of the region, thank you.
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Postby Malleus on Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:27 pm

3 Things:

1 - I love the map so far

2 - Stick with Spanish and Portuguese for the regions

3 - Maybe change the font of the Text? (ie: Iberia) Perhaps something not in italics...

Otherwise, cool stuff, can't wait to play!

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Postby MadRMax on Tue Apr 10, 2007 8:49 am

The river between Lisboa and Setubal should go all the way to spain(Is born IN Spain) 3 bridge's(if i'm not mistaken) exits over this river(In Portugal) 2 should be over this river or at least 1(most important) Setubal/Lisboa(Bridge 25 April) and anouther 1 Setubal/Leiria

If you only have 2 reagions in Portugal you should call them North Portugal and South Portugal that covers every regions there are in portugal........it's not rigth(1ce again IMAO) to call it Alentejo becouse you'l be forgeting "Allgarve" and it's not right to call it Tras os Montes or Ribatejo becouse there are smoler regions of Portugal whith that name also!!

About Spain hy dont no mutch but i can do some reserch and hellp you whith that 2!!

Sea and keep UP THE GOOD WORK......
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Postby MadRMax on Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:39 am

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Postby Bad Speler on Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:49 pm

Your suggestions are noted. Im not sure yet if I will implement them or not.

Lately its been hard for me to find the time to work on this map. Hectic life + learning a new drawing program. I hope to get an update before the end of the month.
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Postby Bad Speler on Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:31 pm

It's becoming more and more apparent to me that I will not have any time to work on this map so I'm putting it on vacation until July
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Postby _sioux_ on Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:26 pm

What about using the terms of the civilizations prior to Roman Empire, like "Celtes, Celtes-Iberos, Lusitanos, Godos, Visigodos..."
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Postby Bad Speler on Wed Jul 11, 2007 9:10 pm

This is a simple geographic map. It is July, I'm working on the map, I'm just looking for an image/compass to put at the bottom left corner of the map then I'll start up this thread again.
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Postby Bad Speler on Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:49 am

Well, back to work on this map!!!

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- Moved sig to bottom left corner
- added a simple faded compass at the top right
- added a faded spanish piece of eight beside it (i dont think a picture of a coin and be copyright, but i'll check later)
- minor fiddling all over the map

things to possibly do
- change mountains

about the language discussion that happened a few months ago, I'm using Portuguese and Spanish languages only, using regional languages would just cause to many languages.

As with the continent names for Portugal, i could keep them as they are...or be more proper and refer to them as Portuguesa Norte and Portuguesa Sul (north and south Portugal, might have to verify spelling though).
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Postby Bad Speler on Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:57 pm

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Postby gimil on Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:07 pm

Theres something about the colors that i jsut dont like. I also think something better could be done with the legends and title
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