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2 new maps need testing: 8/11/2012 00:49:01


Traintown 
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I am working on putting the finishing touches on 2 maps currently and I need people to test them. One is a large map of Skyrim and the other is a map of the Star Wars galaxy. If anyone is interested please let me know.

Skyrim map link: http://WarLight.net/SinglePlayer.aspx?PreviewMap=15294
Star Wars map link: http://WarLight.net/SinglePlayer.aspx?PreviewMap=15378 (I should have this one ready for testing later today)
2 new maps need testing: 8/11/2012 01:04:31


BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica
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Ill help out.

I hate to say it, but I know nothing about Skyrim. However, just by looking quickly at the map, I think that you should try to decrease the bonus sizes to help create smoother gameplay. Also, you are missing connections between Ruins of Bthalft and Angarvunde; Reachwater Rock and Salvius Farm, and Bleakcoast Cave and Snow Veil Sanctum. Third, ideally your bonuses should be separated so the borders don't overlap, but it isn't required.
2 new maps need testing: 8/11/2012 16:05:08


PKThunda
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I'm with BBBG with not knowing crap about Skyrim, but I'll test both maps anyway
2 new maps need testing: 8/11/2012 17:18:17


Moros 
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I'm not going to test the galaxy map. As you said, it's very complicated and full of fuzzy connections. I am interested in the Skyrim map though.
2 new maps need testing: 8/11/2012 19:15:04


Ironheart
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I will like to test both giving my self headaches is what i live for.
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 09:18:06


Traintown 
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BBBG: Would increasing the worth of the bonuses be ok? Also, do you know any easy way to make it so the bonus borders do not overlap? The Star Wars map is taking way longer than I anticipated.
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 09:54:57


Timinator • apex 
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On Skyrim-Map Misc.-Bonus Imperial Camps is quite to high i guess
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 12:30:09


Ⓖ. Ⓐrun 
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id like to test the star wars map

i actually like star wars a lot, so it will probably be a favourite map of mine when it comes out
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 12:34:04


BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica
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Train, you COULD try increasing the worth of the bonus, but the real issue with the large bonuses is that it takes quite a few turns to secure one, especially if you are playing with a warlords type setting.

To separate the borders, heres a quick tutorial: (image 4 and on) http://imgur.com/a/h1fnR#4. Also, as a hint, when doing offset, use ctrl+J instead of ctrl+). It gives you the ability to offset to a specific distance, which is extremely useful.

Good luck!
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 13:05:31


Moros 
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BBBG, making good borders should be done by hand to my opinion. The method in the tutorial looks very complicated.
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 13:27:37


Min34 
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I agree with Moros. It takes a little longer but the result is better.
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 14:48:23


Pink 
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im availabl here
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 20:47:06


BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica
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I have to disagree. If done correctly, the end result of using offset not only is more aesthetic, but also takes less time. My maps use my old method of separating, which leaves a lot of space between bonuses. I have since discovered a new way (the ctrl+J thing) which works a lot better, and eliminates the space between bonuses. I have yet to release a map which uses that method, but it does end up looking sharper.
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 20:48:42


BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica
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However, each person has their own preferences, and which ever way you want to do it is fine with me. À chacun son goût.
2 new maps need testing: 8/13/2012 23:30:54


Traintown 
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Thanks for all the help. This is all going to take me a while to do.
2 new maps need testing: 8/14/2012 00:45:43


BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica
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Just curious, where did you get the star wars map information? I've never heard 95% of those places mentioned in the series...
2 new maps need testing: 8/14/2012 00:54:40


Traintown 
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I got it from the atlas I have...
2 new maps need testing: 8/14/2012 00:56:20


Traintown 
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2 new maps need testing: 8/15/2012 11:41:23


Traintown 
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The Skyrim map is ready for the next round of testing.
2 new maps need testing: 8/15/2012 12:03:47


Green 
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I know it looks good having all the grid bonuses 4 Armies/Turn but there are major balance problems that come from it. For example holding Csilla (Grid 15)gives you a bonus of 4 Armies/Turn, whereas with bonuses such as Grid 19 you need to hold many more territories (17?) to get the 4 Armies/Turn. Lwhekk will also have the same problem in Grid 45.
2 new maps need testing: 8/15/2012 13:01:56


Traintown 
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I haven't started setting what those bonuses are worth yet and I haven't even finished making them.
2 new maps need testing: 8/15/2012 14:43:48


Traintown 
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When I get back later today I will start a game on the Skyrim map. If anyone else wants to help test now is the time to say so.
2 new maps need testing: 8/17/2012 03:40:11


Traintown 
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About halfway through finishing the Star Wars map.
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