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Afro-Eurasia: 1/8/2016 03:56:55


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Hello People :) I have recently completed my most ambitious project yet and passed a major mapmaking milestone for myself; I completed a 2000+ territory map, and it's of Afro-Eurasia, the largest landmass on earth, and home to around 6 Billion people. Here is a preview link:

https://www.warlight.net/Play?PreviewMap=51064

I am going to need some people who are up to the challenge up doing a test game on it with me. I've already done basic testing myself, and i'm about 99% sure I got all the missing links already, but tbh you have to do games with other people, there's always 10 or 20 missing links that get through :D
Afro-Eurasia: 1/8/2016 05:19:52


Cacao
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Do me
Afro-Eurasia: 1/8/2016 11:24:35


xXOmegaXx
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Gib Test Game.
Afro-Eurasia: 1/8/2016 18:58:28


MrOobling
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Wow.
That map looks amazing.
Some tips:
- When making a map as detailed as this, you may as well make each country its own country (it helps with rp and diplomacy). With this in mind, make Bahrain and other non- separate countries separate.
- Add some islands in the Indian ocean and other oceans. It will break up flow and possibly add more routes, meaning there won't be a thousand stack standoff in India and Madagascar. In addition, many of these islands are used as military based for First world countries which would help in rp.
- Switzerland's borders looks a bit funky...
- Add a ghost map of Australia. It looks a bit empty now.
- With a map with as much effort as this, you might want a signature or name. This could go where Australia is as well.

Other than that, this is definitely a 5 star map.

Edited 1/8/2016 19:01:53
Afro-Eurasia: 1/8/2016 19:19:15


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In reference to "Other non-separate countries", are you referring to The two western balkans bonuses and the Rwanda/Burundi Bonus? The trouble with giving these places bonuses is that i'm not entirely sure where to put the Bonus Links. I Suppose for the Balkans I could just stick all the bonus links in the Adriatic, but this is pretty confusing IMO. I actually did end up with something similar to this in west africa, where I had too many super-bonus links and it's not entirely clear what's where.

One thing to note is that my map isn't actually very detailed, it's just really big.

I probably will add some Indian ocean islands now that you mention it since it will also help make Indonesia more accessible.

There is actually a certain amount of distortion in the entire map, it's just that it's more noticeable in small countries like Switzerland, Serbia, and other small european countries. This is due to a mistake I made early in the process about stretching the map too much side-to-side, but I decided to go with it since it isn't THAT bad, plus it allows the map to have more territories.

I think I'll add a signature, since the map is actually right at the 2mb limit, and I'm pretty sure it would just not work out to add an outline there.

Edited 1/8/2016 19:20:39
Afro-Eurasia: 1/9/2016 16:55:06


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Alright, I've added some more Indian Ocean islands and I'm going to make a test game tonight. If you'd like to test but haven't posted yet, be sure to post here before then!
Afro-Eurasia: 1/9/2016 17:05:11


Cata Cauda 
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Africa and Eurasia.. why cant you make a world map instead?
You got 2/3 of the world already.
Afro-Eurasia: 1/9/2016 17:16:44


Ξ Nanaimo
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I will help test
Afro-Eurasia: 1/9/2016 17:30:47


{Canidae} Kretoma
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I really love the map. Old world for president! No-one needs the Americas and Australia. Now global Mongol-invasions are possible. ^^
Afro-Eurasia: 1/9/2016 18:02:26


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Africa and Eurasia.. why cant you make a world map instead?
You got 2/3 of the world already.


Because... Making maps of North america or even maps that include north america is like really, really boring. I've only managed to publish one, my civil war map, but that took around 6 Months of sporadic development to complete and finally get published.

Besides, we already have a ton of world maps. Although making the biggest world map on wl(That is, the biggest that's not a hex map :P) may be an interesting Project that I'll try sometime. I've already started working on my next giant map project though, so it'll be a few weeks before I even consider starting work on it.

Edited 1/9/2016 18:04:59
Afro-Eurasia: 1/10/2016 02:28:21


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Okay, I made the test game. I wasn't sure if Kretoma and Mroobling were actually interested in testing, so I didn't invite you guys. If you are, you can post here and you may be able to catch the game before it starts. If it's already started though, sorry about that :( 'll likely have the map published within 1-2 weeks, and you can play it then.

Edited 1/10/2016 02:28:29
Afro-Eurasia: 1/10/2016 09:34:22


skunk940 
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Test me.
Afro-Eurasia: 1/10/2016 18:48:34


Von Jewburg
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Pretty...
Afro-Eurasia: 1/10/2016 21:22:43


Imperator
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Sorry Skunk, I already started the game :(
Afro-Eurasia: 1/11/2016 20:57:25


MarkusBM
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I somehow managed to instantly find 2 neighbouring territories that have the same name: Solikamsk and Solikamsk. Both are located in the Perm Bonus in Western/Central Russia. I'm not sure if this is the right place to post something like that, or if PM is better?

Anyways, the map looks really good, thumbs up from me :)
Afro-Eurasia: 1/11/2016 21:21:35


Timinator 
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Nuebrandenburg should be Neubrandenburg i assume? (In germany)
Afro-Eurasia: 1/11/2016 21:28:38


LoaTBaC
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Very nice!
Afro-Eurasia: 1/11/2016 21:51:17


Zack105
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First off, great work!
Second, I'm willing to test as many games as needed
Afro-Eurasia: 1/11/2016 23:48:08


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No It's totally appropriate Markus, Thanks for letting me know about it :)

Nuebrandenburg should be Neubrandenburg i assume? (In germany)


Yeah, I think you're right. I'll note this as well. It's so awesome that There are a few people who are willing to check some of the names and make sure they're correct, as in case you hadn't noticed naming isn't really my strong suit lol.

I already started a test game unfortunately zack, but I'll probably have it published in a week or two. By then it'll be less buggy as well, so You can enjoy it more.
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 17:27:14


GeneralPE
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Tripoli (Greece) should be Peloponnese
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 17:40:54


Mathieu
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Maybe you could connect London to Lille as well.
Anyway, the map looks great and I'd be happy to test if you still need someone.
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 18:11:18


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Tripoli (Greece) should be Peloponnese


Nice catch, but in the case of my map, I don't think it's actually correct. Peloponnese is a Region, or top-level subdivision of greece with Tripoli as it's capital city.

Since I used, in general, Top-level subdivisions as bonuses and city names for territories, it seems out of place in the context of my map to change it to be a region name.

Maybe you could connect London to Lille as well.


Eh, I'll think about it. There is a connection between Britain and france about three territories over though.

autistically large with too few territories in the pacific.



The Pacific isn't part of asia, except for the small part of the pacific I added.

Edited 1/12/2016 18:29:59
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 18:26:47


chuck norris
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ive already spotted one missing connection: Yola in Nigeria doesnt border Banyo in cameroon
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 18:33:26


chuck norris
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i found another missing connnection: Ouled Aissa in Algeria doesnt border Zaouiet Debagh in Algeria
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 18:43:57


[ESP] Pablo García
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Awesome map, seriously. Some tips, by the way: I would add some places, like Ryukyu islands, Andaman islands, Socotra island, Bahrain (alone), maybe Palestine, Seychelles, Comoras, Sao Tome and Principe, Cape Verde, Canary Islands, Madeira islands, Jan Mayen island, Malta, or Crete (alone) for example. It's up to you, but it would make your map much better.

But well, thanks for your work.
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 18:49:26


chuck norris
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found another one: hainan in china doesnt border laxiwazhen in china
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 18:58:25


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I'll definitely add some of these. The reason I missed a lot of those smaller islands is actually just because they weren't on the map I started from. Although I probably will just have to add some dots to denote their locations since they're all pretty small.
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 19:00:08


chuck norris
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and another: agac in ethiopia doesnt border bor in south sudan
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 19:11:05


chuck norris
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mier in south africa doesnt border hotazel in south africa
Afro-Eurasia: 1/12/2016 19:16:21


chuck norris
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istanbul in turkey doesnt border pleven in bulgaria
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