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New maps

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:18 pm
by djconklin
Has anyone made a map of the world, or even just the Med and ANE?

Re: New maps

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:39 pm
by cazfi
You want larger maps than what comes with freeciv? GM1530 scenarios has a couple of large Earth maps (among many others). The pack is available in the default list of the modpack installer.

Re: New maps

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:42 pm
by cazfi
cazfi wrote:GM1530 ... large Earth maps (among many others)

aegeansea-350x350-v1.0.sav
africa-350x350-v1.0.sav
australia-320x200-v1.1.sav
caribbean-500x250-v1.2.sav
centralamerica-248x198-v1.1.sav
crusaders-392x302-v1.0.sav
earth-1870x720-v1.0.sav
earth-500x250-v1.1.sav
europe-350x350-v1.1.sav
greatbritain-350x350-v1.0.sav
india-350x350-v1.2.sav
italy-350x350-v1.0.sav
japan-350x350-v1.0.sav
lakevictoria-256x190-v1.0.sav
middleeast-350x350-v1.1.sav
northamerica-350x350-v1.1.sav
oceanpacific-278x212-v1.1.sav
scandinavia-350x350-v1.0.sav
southamerica-350x350-v1.1.sav
southeastasia-320x200-v1.0.sav
wakeisland-200x150v1.0.sav

Re: New maps

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:43 pm
by XYZ
You want larger maps than what comes with freeciv? GM1530 scenarios has a couple of large Earth maps (among many others). The pack is available in the default list of the modpack installer.


viewtopic.php?f=14&t=90129&p=98475&hilit=americas#p98475

I made this beautiful map a while ago. In contrast to the below mentioned ones mine was hand crafted, meaning every tile has been turned upside down and therefore doesn't look autogenerated.
Specials are more evenly and realistically distributed and fauna/heights/climate zones are much closer to reality and also rivers follow more actual paths (if it all showed on the auto generated).

The same counts for my "animated" scenarios.

Re: New maps

Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:04 pm
by Devine
Do you have any more maps like that, XYZ? I agree. This map feels very believable when it comes to the terrain.

Re: New maps

Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:37 pm
by XYZ
Do you have any more maps like that, XYZ? I agree. This map feels very believable when it comes to the terrain.


Well, you can cannibalize these scnearios by erasing players and infrastructure:

http://forum.freeciv.org/f/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=809

The colonial Africa scenario needs a revamp but I dumped the project when the game crashed and uncounted hours of work got lost. Rivers and more were just too unprecise...

The "Games of Freeciv" might be interesting. It is the map of Games of Thrones and I put some effort into it. Unfortunately a better edited version stopped working.



I also rescued this Indonesia map 2 years ago from the old greatturn page. However, its computer edited and not carefully by hand and therefore boring.

The other "map" looks better but seems to be random.



http://forum.freeciv.org/f/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=681&p=4028&hilit=azeroth#p4028

This on the other hand doesnt work anymore with newer Freeciv versions...

Re: New maps

Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:04 pm
by XYZ
Also found these:

Attachment is a bigger "German States" scenario with Austria included.


http://forum.freeciv.org/f/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=83808&p=90588&hilit=heptarchy#p90588

This is the familiar Britain map with some "animated" editing.