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Huge Gaia - Final Fantasy IX

Unlocks at level 9 or with the Mega Maps Pack
Created by Fatty Davis Jr. (all)
Went public on 9/8/2020
Number of ratings: 21
Average rating: 4.3333 / 5
1139 territories, 242 bonuses, 9 distribution modes

Description

Something foul is afoot when Queen Brahne Raza Alexandros XVI of Alexandria sets her beady eyes on the great nations of the Mist continent. But stoic Burmrecia and industrious Lindblum won't take any beatings not previously ordered! As the world heads towards war a group of unlikely adventurers set forth to take turns hitting things! Will they hit their way to world peace? Will Alexandria prevail or will history follow a different path? May your bows stay sharp and your bellies steeled!

This map is a love letter to my all time favourite game as well as all things Final Fantasy. Dark Mist's Avatar map was also a big inspiration (best warzone map!), just look at that sweet ocean blue!

Featuring IX exciting distribution modes!


Special thanks to the following heroic testers:

- {rp} GeneralGror
- Sportacus
- lineal2012
- peter carsonokivch
- Chris Cringle
- HomunculusKiller69

As well as Dark Mist for unintentionally inspiring me with their Avatar Map!

May all your glory live forever!

Reviews

Review by {rp} GeneralGror on 9/14/2020.
A thoroughly researched and beautifully constructed map. Nice work!

A large map, but the sea routes allow for fast travel between areas. Some regions are easier to defend, but don't get complacent! Who knows what is happening in the mists. . . Another player may have secured vast lands that you cannot see. It is a map where psychology plays a major role.

In FFAs it often comes to a careful balance between defending your vulnerable coastline and overextending your capacity, only to be chomped by a large enemy. It pays to be cautious, but with a decisive expansion plan!

Many hidden secrets to this map, which add great depth to the games. Each continent has a unique flavour and tie to the lore of Final Fantasy. A great map for role players and strategists alike.

I love the originality of territory names haha! This is one of the main hangups I have about other maps (including the inspiration for this - Avatar) where the titles get a bit lazy as the maker nears end-game on such a labour-intensive project.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review by Dan on 9/11/2020.
This is an excellent map - I love it!
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review by Koen27 on 9/16/2020.
Honestly this map is one of the best I have ever seen. It looks absolutely stunning. Must have been a lot of work, and it payed off massively with such a great result. I love this map!
Response by map creator Fatty Davis Jr. on 9/26/2020
Wow, that's some very high praise Koen! Thanks alot, it definitely was a crazy amount of work!
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review by Zazzlegut on 9/11/2020.
Good map. Balance is decent. I think the major bonuses are a little too large and difficult to hold which takes away from their strategic value. By the time you could hold one you would probably already have a large advantage and be on your way to winning.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review by Shenanigan on 9/24/2020.
Awesome map. Great game. Love it!!
0 out of 0 people found this review helpful.