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Postby AndyDufresne on Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:30 pm

Well lets see. Right now, the graphics could use a boost of about 1000%. It has no visual appeal...definitely look into textures, and other things to make it unique. Look for other fonts, and other graphics for the map.

The thick lines are quite horrendous, and detracts from the overall appeal.

Also, it looks like your army shadows are quite a bit too small.


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Postby Marvaddin on Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:40 pm

DublinDoogey wrote:The map's visually allright, but I honestly don't see a need for this with the BeNeLux map. You could argue that we have multiple versions of other areas, but these are pretty indistinguishable, your talents could be better used on a different map/area.

^^ I agree, except for the part thats visually allright (much work to be done yet, I think). But Benelux and Holland problem... In fact, Holland is like 60% of the Benelux map... if it was a map of Luxembourg, for example, it could be ok, because the magnification would make the whole map much different of those 3 countries in Benelux map... but this way would be like a map of western side of USA, or the northern half of Brazil, and I think it wouldnt be different enough, unless we get a new feature or something... in fact, I think having these 2 maps, they would only get the games of each other... so, I disagree about having both.

But, I want to say... although the graphics of Benelux map are much better, in terms of playability this one looks much much really much better than the Benelux one. If you drop this one, you should try another option, because I feel you have future as map maker.

Well, I was intending to do a Belgium map later my South America one, but looks like it suffer the same problem... Would the people of the Dutch Forum consider having both countries instead of Benelux map, maybe... MarV??? ( :lol: )
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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 31, 2006 4:36 am

and the things where you see the armies on, aren't they a bit tiny?
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Postby Lone.prophet on Sun Dec 31, 2006 5:52 am

well how big should they be then?

And what colors do u guys sugest for the territoria
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Postby Lone.prophet on Sun Dec 31, 2006 7:20 am

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dont mind the pattern it was only a test
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Postby Bonobo on Sun Dec 31, 2006 8:39 am

Good Initiative !

Its looking good so far and i am looking forward to the final map !

Ofcourse there should be a holland map on the conquersite and i now they are making already a benelux map but the Netherlands should be representant here aswell with its map of its own.
To the people that find benelux is enough : Think big , VOC mentality (hahah dutch joke)
The map is looking very playable ( abit like the britisch isles and that is a great compliment).

go on Lone Prophet i can't wait to play the holland map
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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 31, 2006 9:33 am

i can't w8 either (and to play the benelux map ;) )
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Postby Lone.prophet on Sun Dec 31, 2006 9:35 am

wizze u know what size the cicles should be, and what should be the colors of the territoria
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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 31, 2006 9:42 am

its wisse ;) (name is from friesland)

but eum you tested the xml? than you can see if the size of the cirkels is good
and the colors hmm, i think it must be brighter than this and i like the idea of marval to change the red color with the blue color (red continent north and blue south) because than looks it more at the flag ;)
you are missing an important river: "de maas"
and the lines of the continents must be smaller i think

i think its perfect than ;)
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Postby Lone.prophet on Sun Dec 31, 2006 9:59 am

I made wisse's advise so here it is

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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 31, 2006 10:04 am

i think this is better now, but strange is that the lines aren't everywhere the same size, and looks a bit fuzzy
here you got a link to a map to see where the river "de maas" is: http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afbeelding:Meuse_basin.jpg
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Postby Lone.prophet on Sun Dec 31, 2006 10:27 am

implanting the maas is an option only it will be in the middle of the countries and if i implant the maas then the Amsterdam-rijnCanle should also be in it and that also goes in the middle of countries
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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 31, 2006 10:29 am

Lone.prophet wrote:implanting the maas is an option only it will be in the middle of the countries and if i implant the maas then the Amsterdam-rijnCanle should also be in it and that also goes in the middle of countries


but it looks better ;)
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Postby Lone.prophet on Sun Dec 31, 2006 10:31 am

ill try 2 make more river then :)
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Postby Lone.prophet on Sun Dec 31, 2006 11:03 am

I did the river better this way?
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4 player each 8 countries 3 neutral
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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 31, 2006 11:48 am

the cirkels are better now,
and the rivers i think too :P
but there must be more than only i looking at this ;)
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Postby AndyDufresne on Sun Dec 31, 2006 1:11 pm

Lets see the most updated version of the map.


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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 31, 2006 6:43 pm

AndyDufresne wrote:Lets see the most updated version of the map.


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eum? you can click on it? ;)
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Postby boberz on Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:23 am

i am liking this a lot now i think some people will want it to be improved visually but that is quite good now
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Postby Lone.prophet on Mon Jan 01, 2007 8:19 am

if u guys are more specific in terms of visible improve, then i can really improve it.
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Postby Marvaddin on Mon Jan 01, 2007 9:33 am

How about refine borders, add textures and try other fonts?
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Postby Lone.prophet on Mon Jan 01, 2007 10:00 am

what u mean with refine borders?
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Postby Nikita_2006 on Mon Jan 01, 2007 10:05 am

In Dutch:

Strakkere vormgeving, rechte lijnen zonder friemels en frutsels.
Wat meer een 3D look

Het lijkt nu meer op een tekening van iemand zonder vaste hand.

I translated it so it would be clearer
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Postby Lone.prophet on Mon Jan 01, 2007 10:25 am

ok ill try something hope u like it :)

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Postby Wisse on Mon Jan 01, 2007 11:05 am

its better but you didn't did anything about the borders...
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