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Discussion in 'Alpha Centauri' started by Dreian, Oct 30, 2014.

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  1. Dreian

    Dreian Moderator
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    This is just a random map i generated with Fractal Terrains software, for you to see how the map of Alpha Centauri could look like. With Fractal Terrains i can zoom until a 1:1 resolution.

    In the following example, i decided to generate a world with the same primary caracteristics as our Earth, but radicaly different in the land mass display with smaller/ thiner continents.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I am not really a fan of thin continents ;)
     
  3. CityMania

    CityMania Skilled Worker

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    Indeed ...

    Invented ! It's a shame to be limited to the simple generation.
    Instead , use your imagination and the software Gimp (y)
     
  4. Pamascus27

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    Looks a bit thin for me, too. It sure does look nice but maybe you can make a bit thicker one? :rolleyes:
     
  5. Dreian

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    i will generate some other maps, and put some screens tonight! then i will change the poll for you guys to select the most suitable one!
     
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    I agree I think we need smaller continents as our Terre. All the countries need seacoast.
    I'm not a fan of this map, I'll see more examples.
     
  7. CityMania

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    In my spare time, I have started to remake the world map Countries xl from the original card Dreian
    This is what it gives:
    At this point, I finalize the contours, and I will do it tomorrow the reliefs

    Before :

    [​IMG]

    After :

    [​IMG]
     
  8. royb 98

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    Nice map, CityMania! Maybe it's a little bit too 'spiked' but I like the sea/land-ratio and the colors. I'm curious how it'll look after adding the reliefs.
     
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    City Mania that looks indeed nice(y). It looks a bit like the Game of Thrones map, but that's not a problem.
     
  10. CityMania

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    Small glimpse of the future map .
    I specify I just did the colors.
    The whole map is made by Dreian
    Tomorrow I attack the relief .

    141110094836649907.png
     
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    Final map we are working on is 5 time bigger than the one posted here! Hope you enjoy :)
     
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    suggestion for the countries and the city locations
    (Omnicorp Union will be explained at a later stage):
    Unbenannt.png
     
  13. Dreian

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    Another topic anyone is welcomed to contribute concerns the naming of continents, oceans, seas...

    You can start propose some ideas based on any mythology (nordic, celtic, greek/roman, shinto, hindu, aztec/maya, taoism...)

    I'll make some proposals myself, but in the concept try to find divinity/legendary creatures that are linked to nature or elements.
     
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    Kipate, proposal are fine in general but let's wait final map with relief before placing countries. As we discussed western continent is ok for the Omnicorp proposal
     
  15. CityMania

    CityMania Skilled Worker

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    Pending the relief map
    I show you this card territories (Not definitive)
    1415820417-sans-titre.png
    Kipate : I do not understand your propostition :/
     
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  16. Dreian

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    so let's not focus on Kipate's proposal for now ^^

    I like what you did with the split of possible countries. I would split number 2 & 16 in 2 parts.

    You forgot a border between 18 & 24
     
  17. CityMania

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    ok , I change it tomorrow thus as my little oversights :p
     
  18. Pamascus27

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    I love it! And I do agree with Dreian, too. For me, it would be more realistic to have both 10 and 12
    merge since the northern coastline is pretty dangerous to cross by during most of the year from like
    in Russia and also since there would be a few people who wants to live in a place very cold like
    10 and 12. Also one last suggestion, try to add some islands like the ones on the west on the east
    of the map, since that would make the globe version of the planet more nicer. :)
     
  19. pauliaxz

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    One suggestion:
    Convert map to physical map (showing snow, tundra, tropical, deserts, etc...) and build cities on that kind of climate.
     
  20. Pamascus27

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    I second that one :)
     
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