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Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 16:08:29


SharK
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Hello Everyone,

https://www.warlight.net/SinglePlayer?PreviewMap=64494

I humbly request players to help me test this new map with a very strategic game-play.The following are some important settings in point form. My object to create a balanced chess-like game-play and restrict the snowball effect where one player becomes dominant.

- World Map drawn with more realistic map projection
- Real-time game
- 6 player FFA (advanced level players)
- 69 territories
- 15 Bonuses
- Cities distribution - 6 territories/player to start (4 armies/territory)
- Neutrals - 2 armies/territory
- Special Neutrals - 1 territory in each bonus has 9 armies
- 9 territories are free lands with zero bonus
- Wastelands - random 3 x 15 armies
- Strategically placed cross-ocean connections
- Reinforcement card - 9 armies/6 pieces
- Emergency Blockade - 8 pieces
- Airlift card - 12 pieces
- Diplomacy card - 14 pieces
- Sanctions card - 16 pieces
- Income 4 armies/turn
- Local Deployments
- Light Fog

Edited 4/9/2017 16:18:59
Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 17:35:30


Clint Eastwood 
Level 58
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I'll help test. A few suggestions though:

    • Rename Bolivia as Peru.

    • Rename West Australia as Western Australia (since that's what it's called in real life).

    • Rename the America bonus as The United States of America, as America in itself is just the continent.

    • Make Egypt look nicer. Currently, Sinai is pretty much separated from the rest of Egypt completely.


    Apart from that, it looks good.
  • Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 18:25:51


    SharK
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    Thanks for the great suggestions Clint. If I edit my map will the link change?
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 18:30:02

    Rento 
    Level 58
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    I'll just say that it's not how Germany looks like. You may want to rename that to Central Europe.

    Good luck with your map :)
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 18:50:46


    Clint Eastwood 
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    The link will only change if you create a new version. If you only update your map, the link stays the same.

    Edited 4/9/2017 18:51:01
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 19:05:06


    Taran
    Level 56
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    not how Germany looks like.
    Maybe this is a 1930's map.

    Rename the America bonus as The United States of America
    Yes, please stop being so US-America centric.


    Can I also suggest that you change borders like the one between Pakistan and West China? It makes it hard to tell which territories connect.
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 19:14:41

    Krzysztof 
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    not how Germany looks like.
    Maybe this is a 1930's map.


    late 1939 rather to be strict :P
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 20:16:14


    SharK
    Level 47
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    Yes either Central Europe or Great Germany.
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 20:26:30


    SharK
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    My territory connection rules

    Territories that connect must have borders that connect side to side.
    Territories that meet at a single point do not connect.

    I did this to reduce/simplify the number of connections.

    For example, Egypt connects to Sudan and Libya but not to Nigeria
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 20:36:01


    Taran
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    But how would I, a random player, know that?

    It is a simple problem to fix, especially if you don't have your bonuses separated.

    Edited 4/9/2017 20:38:00
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 20:41:28


    Taran
    Level 56
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    Also, I think Kazakhstan and Colombia are spelled incorrectly (unless you spell them differently).

    Edited 4/9/2017 20:42:58
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 21:04:23


    SharK
    Level 47
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    I checked google maps and wikipedia for Khazakhstan . it is Kazakhstan.

    Also Colombia the country is spelled with an 'O'not with a 'U' as in British Columbia, Canada

    Thanks, I appreciate you checking spelling.

    Edited 4/9/2017 21:06:19
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 21:14:13


    Dutch Desire
    Level 59
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    It is recommended that the borders of territories in the same bonus overlap, whereas the borders of territories in different bonuses should be adjacent, so that players can tell at a glance which territories belong to which bonus.

    At your map, the borders of all territories overlap, what makes it harder to tell which territories belong to which bonus, especially on mobile.

    Source: https://www.warlight.net/wiki/Map_guidelines

    But next to that, I think you made a nice map.

    Edited 4/9/2017 21:20:39
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 22:02:10


    SharK
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    Thanks Dutch Desire, you have a valid point especially for mobile. I would have to redraw the external bonus borders for that.
    I personally liked the look of having all borders black though. Any other opinions?
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 22:18:45


    Castle Bravo
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    You don't have to redraw the borders, just adjust the nodes.
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 22:20:27


    SharK
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    OOOPS!!!
    I left out the Caspian Sea.
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 22:25:53

    Peter the Great
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    Why does it occur to me that N.America is thinner than usually.
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 22:49:27


    SharK
    Level 47
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    The mercator map projection makes everything in the northern areas magnified. I adjusted the sizes to make them more realistic.
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/9/2017 23:40:15


    Cata Cauda
    Level 58
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    Rename the America bonus as The United States of America, as America in itself is just the continent.

    THIIIIIIIS!!!
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/10/2017 00:13:45


    SharK
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    I have correctly re-named many territories and USA.
    Corrected spelling.
    Adjusted Egypt/Sinai.
    Added Caspian Sea.

    Thanks. Keep it coming.
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/10/2017 01:29:26


    Clint Eastwood 
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    THIIIIIIIS!!!

    You're welcome. It bothers me too, even though I am from the US
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/10/2017 16:53:17


    SharK
    Level 47
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    Would someone please let me know how I can set up a practice game on this map. I would like to play today after 5 pm eastern standard time (New York time)
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/10/2017 16:54:41


    Castle Bravo
    Level 56
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    Set map to testing mode
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/10/2017 17:04:50


    Clint Eastwood 
    Level 58
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    Click on "change selected version," then change it to testing mode. Then, when you create a game, go to the maps tab. It won't show up with the other maps. Instead, it'll be in the category called "your testing maps."
    Strategic World Map - volunteers for testing: 4/10/2017 17:54:45


    SharK
    Level 47
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    Can I have an open invitation like in real games or is it by special invitation only? I don't have many contacts in the warlight community.
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