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Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 04:41:35


Imperator
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Hello :) I have created a relatively small map of all the places in europe where Germanic languages are spoken:

https://www.warlight.net/Play?PreviewMap=56280


I need at least a few testers to help me out with a quick test game, so be sure to let me know if you'd like to test, and please let me know as well if you see any mistakes in the map.

Edited 5/13/2016 15:13:42
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 05:05:20


woolhammer (was and is woolhammer)
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I'd love to help!
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 05:05:52


NinjaNic 
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Same here! Looks great!
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 05:26:55


Жұқтыру
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Wield natural, instead of national borders, I recommend.
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 06:04:30


chuck norris
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ill test
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 06:17:02


Bluepotato
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needs more gibraltar
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 09:14:09


Min34 
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Missing connection:

Hammerfest <-> Vadso (Tromso, northern Norway)

Also the connection between Aalborg and Copenhagen (Denmark) isn`t obvious imo.
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 11:24:53

Ulti
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Some names are are little crazy.^^

Try to use german names instead of mixing them up.

Hesse = Hessen
Baden-Wurttemburg= Baden Württemberg
etc.
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 11:34:56


Angry Koala
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I agree with Juq, your map isn't a map where "Germanic languages are spoken" but a map of nations where German languages are dominant, this is a big nuance, since you omit many places where Germanic languages are spoken (Frankish, Alsatian and Flemish spoken in France, German spoken in Italy, and also many other places in East Europe where some Germanic languages are spoken), and you added places where Germanic languages aren't spoken at all (Western Switzerland, half of Belgium, Northern part of Scandinavia with the Saami people, etc.) You should rename your map.
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 13:28:41


Imperator
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Yes, it is a sort of "nations where germanic languages are dominant". However, at some point you have to say it's good enough; For example, this is where german is spoken in europe:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/03/Legal_statuses_of_German_in_Europe.svg

^^Making a map of that would just be crazy...

Try to use german names instead of mixing them up.


I'll change the ones you mentioned, but if you have any more suggestions I'd love to hear them; It would really suck to go research every single name individually if I just have someone who speaks german who's willing to help me out :)

Edited 5/9/2016 13:55:02
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 13:42:40


DerWyyy
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sign me up to test
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 13:58:40


DerWyyy
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if your doing german names for territories here are a few corrections(what Ulti said)

GERMANY/DEUTSCHLAND
Bavaria= Bayern
Munich= München
Wurzburg= Würzburg
Nurmberg= Nürnberg
Hesse= Hessen
Cologne= Köln
Dusseldorf= Düsseldorf
Wurttenburg= Württemberg

AUSTRIA/ÖSTERREICH
Vienna= Wien

SWITZERLAND/SCHWEITZ
Zurich= Zürich

*umlauts are important*

Another thing I recommend is maybe doing a country bonus- ex. Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom.
Doing so allows you to put more German names for the countries- ex. Denmark=Dänemark.

Other than names its a good map, I never knew German was spoken in Norway and Greenland.
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 14:02:42


Onoma94
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I never knew German was spoken in Norway and Greenland.

Germanic, not german as in Deutsch. :P
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 14:02:44


Imperator
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Well, german isn't spoken in norway and sweden lol, but norwegian and swedish are somewhat similar to german, and they're from the same language family, called the germanic languages.

Edited 5/9/2016 14:03:01
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 17:53:20


Жұқтыру
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Still, I think it would be better to include Elsaß, take out the non-German parts of Schweiz and Belgien and the Hebrides where actually Scottish Gaelic is dominant. And to include åland and other parts of Finland. Just do the yellow part of that map you showed.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/92/Languages_of_Finnish_municipalities_%282009%29.svg

(the middle and dark blue shade is where Swedish is dominant)

Edited 5/9/2016 17:54:34
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 19:39:12


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I'll include those parts of finland then, But I thought Alsace was primarily french speaking nowadays?

Also, I think it's probably better to leave in luxembourg and flanders. In luxembourg, most people speak luxembourgish or english, and most people in flanders speak dutch, all germanic languages.

Edited 5/9/2016 19:40:06
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 21:47:43


Angry Koala
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actually, most people in Luxembourg speak Luxemburgish or French, not necessarily English (excepted foreigners).

As for Alsace, it is true nowadays French is the dominant language, nonetheless it is the historical/ancestral language, and many still speak it despite Parisian Jacobinist efforts to annihilate it.
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 21:59:55


Imperator
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Roughly 60% of luxembourgers speak english as a first or second language.

Edited 5/9/2016 22:00:14
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 22:45:42


DerWyyy
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Luxembourgish is a Germanic language- and is spoken in Luxembourg.

German is also the #1 language in Namibia.
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 23:43:14


Angry Koala
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Roughly 60% of luxembourgers speak english as a first or second language.


First language?

Here are the first languages spoken in Luxembourg:
Luxemburgish: 52%
French: 15%
German: 2%
English: N/A
Other: 30%
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 23:44:33


Imperator
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First language?


I Precisely said first or second language.

Edited 5/9/2016 23:47:24
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 23:48:20


Angry Koala
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well then be more precise and talk about second languages only.
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 23:51:52


Imperator
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It's pretty ridiculous to assume that there are precisely or approximately zero native speakers of english in any country, much less a country where 60% of the population speaks english.

Edited 5/9/2016 23:52:18
Germanic Languages: 5/9/2016 23:53:39


Angry Koala
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well these are the latest statistics about it, like it or not Imperator. There is no need to argue about it.

Edited 5/9/2016 23:54:08
Germanic Languages: 5/10/2016 00:37:52


Жұқтыру
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I don't think you should measure this by second tongues, otherwise you'd need to include most of Europe in this category. It's also harder to measure that native speakers.

And yeah, Alsatian is mostly, but fully not dead, however, the majority is still German in Südtirol, I think it should be included as well.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b6/Knowledge_of_English_EU_map.svg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3f/Scots_Gaelic_speakers_in_the_2011_census.png

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7e/Welsh_speakers_in_the_2011_census.png

You should have started with this map.
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Europallingues.jpg

Also, tiny nitpick, but åland is not part of Sweden, it is of Finland.

Also, Greenland is not part of Europe.

Also, I think you should divide superboni by tongue, not by country.

Edited 5/10/2016 00:44:03
Germanic Languages: 5/10/2016 00:51:33


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I haven't taken second lasnguages into account at all; Luxembourgish is spoken by a majority of people in luxembourg as well as being an official language.

Greenland isn't technically part of europe, but it is part of denmark, so I felt that it should be included.
Germanic Languages: 5/10/2016 00:54:54


Жұқтыру
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Reykjavik -> Reykjavík
Blondous -> Akureyri
Vik -> Vestmannaeyjar
Husavik -> Egilsstaðir
Laugar -> Husavik
Hofn -> Höfn

Norway:
Floro -> Florø
Alesund -> Ålesund
Breitostolen -> Leikanger
Bronnyousund -> Brønnøysund
Bodo -> Bodø
Tromso -> Tromsø
Vadso -> Vadsø
Tromso (bonus) -> Tromsø

Sweden:
Lulea -> Luleå
Kivkjok -> Jokkmokk
Vasterbotten (bonus) -> Västerbotten
Pitea -> Piteå
Skelleftea -> Umeå
Jamtland (bonus) -> Jämtland
Gaddede -> Gäddede
Ramundberget -> Funäsdalen
Ornskoldsvik -> Örnsköldsvik
Orebro -> Örebro
Linkoping -> Linköping
Norrkoping -> Norrköping
Vaster-Gotland (bonus) -> Västergötland
Gothenburg -> Göteborg
Vaxjo -> Växjö
Skane (bonus) -> Skåne
Malmo -> Malmö

Finland:
Vaasa -> Vasa
Turku -> Åbo

Missing tie:

Norway: Hammerfest - Vadso

Edited 5/10/2016 01:09:30
Germanic Languages: 5/10/2016 00:55:56


Жұқтыру
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I haven't taken second lasnguages into account at all; Luxembourgish is spoken by a majority of people in luxembourg as well as being an official language.


Keep Luxemburg, but rid Wallonia.
Germanic Languages: 5/10/2016 16:55:53


Imperator
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Updates have been made, here's the latest version:

https://www.warlight.net/Play?PreviewMap=56280
Germanic Languages: 5/10/2016 19:30:46


OnlyThePie
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Austria seems to be missing a country bonus
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