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Pangea Ultima

Unlocks at level 18 or with the Mega Maps Pack
Created by Blortis (all)
Went public on 11/11/2014
Number of ratings: 125
Average rating: 3.824 / 5
136 territories, 27 bonuses, 0 distribution modes

Description

While researching for this map I found that there are three major theories for the future Pangea. Novo Pangea, Amasia and Pangea Ultima. Pangea Ultima seemed to be the most common but I guess we will have to wait 250 million years to find out which is right.
I found variation even when only looking at Pangea Ultima maps. I didn't care to use current divisions when I layed out the territorys so due to that and general smashing and stretching the territory names are not all that accurate. Some are and some are not.

Reviews

Review by Benjamin628 on 7/17/2015.
1v1: It does well with the standard 1v1 settings, or some type of limited full distribution. I recommend connecting Chukotka to Baja for some extra balance.

2v2: In my opinion, this is an almost perfect 2v2 map. Slight imbalances in bonus values are distributed in a great manner.

3v3: The map is slightly too small to play a good 3v3 match on, but you can reduce the amount of starting positions and it does decent.

5/5
10 out of 11 people found this review helpful.
Review by Red Menace on 11/23/2014.
Simply amazing and very fun! Love the mountains which add many chock-points strategic value. Visually pleasing and very replayable! 5/5
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review by ScarlettTD on 12/28/2014.
Perfect 1v1 map: a great alternative for when you get bored of MME
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review by Nathan on 11/12/2014.
Great map, great concept. The only flaw I see - and it is fairly substantial - is that it is fairly easy to turtle to victory if you start in the north central regions. By way of explanation, a player can hold Northern and Southern Sahara, North, East and West Africa and Greenland while defending only six (6) territories (Nunavut, Quebec, Zambia, Iraq, Egypt and Spain/Tunisia.

A couple tweaks to borders would rectify this issue, IMHO. Below are my suggestions:
- Connect Appalachia to DR Congo
- Connect Iraq to Iran
- Connect Tanzania to Mozambique
- Connect Nuuk to both Newfoundland and Manitoba

None of these changes should affect the integrity of the map's concept but together they can make it far more playable.

Cheers!
Response by map creator Blortis on 11/13/2014
Thank you for the in depth review. I don't dislike your suggestions but I'm not convinced yet that the north is really at an advantage. I looked briefly and found two more groups of bonuses that can be locked down with 6 fronts. I will play a tournament on this map and after that I should be able to tell if any area is really at an advantage. I'll play some FFA games also and after that if I think it's best I will make these changes and maybe a few more.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review by knyte on 7/18/2015.
Ben told me rating this a five would support children in Africa.
3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review by OTPM on 12/14/2014.
ㅎㅎㅎ
1 out of 1 person found this review helpful.
Review by KingoftheNorth on 1/14/2015.
not an ideal map for more than 2/3 players! we played with 6 and it was not an interesting game. We had contacts with everyone from the turn 1.
2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review by INSIDE on 3/7/2016.
good map
1 out of 1 person found this review helpful.
Review by philup macgroin on 11/11/2014.
hey big guy let me hold a dollar.
Response by map creator Blortis on 11/12/2014
I'll let you hold 5 but you have to come over here and rake leaves.
5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.
Review by MoOoOoOoO on 1/12/2015.
i liked it
0 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Review by elpibe1010 on 4/16/2015.
Like it.
0 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Review by {rp} GeneralGror on 7/13/2017.
A very interesting map, with potential use in many different game forms. There are a lot of choke points. Whether there are too many depends on your preference.

The sea monster makes it for me. Real nice. Kudos Blort
0 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Review by Sherlock on 11/25/2014.
very similar to snow mountains, but a bit too bright.
Design is nice
Response by map creator Blortis on 2/21/2015
It's actually pretty different from Snow Mountains. Snow Mountains has tighter choke points smaller bonuses and dead ends. I made the colors darker and made the water connections more noticeable in a recent update.
0 out of 1 person found this review helpful.
Review by warhawk on 5/26/2017.
Well, perhaps I got lucky on this map. But I'll give it an above avg. rating.
0 out of 1 person found this review helpful.
Review by Captain Carrot on 11/13/2014.
Pangea didn't look like that
Response by map creator Blortis on 11/14/2014
This map is one of the 3 future pangea theories. 250 million years in the future.
0 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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