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Huge map of South America: 1/15/2018 19:06:52


olo72
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I developing a map of South America,is a big project and it can take months
https://www.warzone.com/SinglePlayer?PreviewMap=71504
Huge map of South America: 1/15/2018 19:41:34


Abraxis 
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Please, for the love of god, learn to make a map before making one.

What I did was make a "test" map to see how to use Inkscape before actually making my Ancient Middle East map for real. You should do that too.
Huge map of South America: 1/15/2018 19:42:33


olo72
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i learned for the slopy borders,check this version,the map is really far to finish

https://www.warzone.com/SinglePlayer?PreviewMap=71506

Edited 1/15/2018 19:44:27
Huge map of South America: 1/15/2018 19:46:18


Abraxis 
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Some rules I follow:

1. Make territory borders off of acute edges (<90º) of other territories.
2. Don't make more than 3 territories connect to a single point.
3. Add colors and play around with them, they make a map go from a 3 rating to a 4.
4. If you don't want to waste time adding IDs for Inkscape, use the Find/Replace tool and make every "path" change to "Territory_". Do the same for "BonusLink_".
5. Always use other player's suggestions, and experiment with your thoughts that you have for the map.
6. Don't make squares for bonuses on your territories. The bonuses will go over the territories anyways.
7. ALWAYS use the Bezier tool. No pencil. At all.
8. To reduce the memory size, make every curve that you have on your map to become straight lines. This is also very helpful (it reduced about 50% memory space of the Ancient Middle East map): https://petercollingridge.appspot.com/svg-editor
9. Before making a map, make sure that your map hasn't already been made by another person ie. Europe maps, World War 2 maps.
10. A double digit sized army (10-99) takes up around 25 pixels. Use a circle of around that size and hover it over your territories to make sure that they can fit those armies.
11. Use what I call the Rule of Colors (light color, dark color, light color) to make the map look easier for people's eyes.
12. When using the map editor, to make other edits on your map, use the "Upload New SVG" button to have those edits added in.
13. When finalizing your map, use the "Validate" button for anything else that you might need to add/have missed.

Edited 1/15/2018 20:15:23
Huge map of South America: 1/15/2018 20:17:09


olo72
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thanks for information
Huge map of South America: 1/19/2018 17:33:06


olo72
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how to find and use the find and replace tool

Edited 1/19/2018 17:35:48
Huge map of South America: 1/19/2018 23:36:20


Abraxis 
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Edit > Find and Replace in the center

Or use Ctrl + F.
Huge map of South America: 1/19/2018 23:44:00


olo72
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Thanks
Huge map of South America: 1/20/2018 21:02:30


𝔟𝔲𝔣𝔣𝔞𝔩𝔬 
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really ugly map man
Huge map of South America: 1/20/2018 21:34:34


olo72
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true,i deleted it and i develop a other map,is a surprise
Huge map of South America: 1/21/2018 12:26:53


Abraxis 
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Dude, stick with one map. You can't just make 10 maps and leave them be. Stick to one.
Huge map of South America: 1/22/2018 09:09:23


Clint Eastwood
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Stop. Before you make anymore mapmaking progress, please watch this all the way through. It'll help you out, believe me.

https://youtu.be/iOR9ltkY65s
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