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Small Arstotzka: 5/21/2017 16:02:25


hdggDalton
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I'm just trying out map making for the first time, so I decided to make a very small fictional map about Arstotzka from Papers, Please. See here.

https://www.warlight.net/SinglePlayer?PreviewMap=66009

Does anyone want to test the map?
Small Arstotzka: 5/22/2017 11:54:54


҈ TeeMee123 ҈
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I have to say it doesn't look great, here's some things you need to pick up on:
- dimentions of map way too big for its size
- rediculously low number of territories (aim for above 75)
- sloppy artwork
- all the territory borders are very jagged
- there is inconsistent empty space between connecting territories

To be frank it isn't going to get a higher rating than 2.5/5, if it does get published at all.

Here are some resources that should help you make a better map, also look at other people's maps that have been rated well for inspiration.
- https://www.warlight.net/wiki/Map_Making
- https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1NTfstv7aP0zAOMnjkY0AR8BNM-v3pYbxbjvckyxgwII/edit#slide=id.g132d0e1f17_0_52
- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1afOBmOGIWLUn-VAXrMToqbCG-5hsmxHacy3_2BdkjIg/edit#heading=h.yybgo098ueoy
- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5U2mCbFIkrA2_NT2qXzUjw

If you were to make a new version with more territories, you could use a random name generator to come up with territory names, this one might be useful in your case: http://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/east-european-town-names.php#.WSLRamgrI2w

Edited 5/22/2017 11:56:00
Small Arstotzka: 5/27/2017 21:51:59


Belgian Gentleman 
Level 56
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hmm the map is unready. You need to understand more about mapmaking. Follow TeeMee's advice and you should be fine I hope. Besides I fear nobody's willing to test out a 9 territory map. lol.

Edited 5/27/2017 21:52:19
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