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Old October 28th, 2006, 07:02 PM
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Default Uropia (Dominons in "Europe")

This is my first go at mapping (well, the first time I've "finished" a map). I haven't done extensive play testing on this map yet, but am confident it's ready for a v0.9 release

This map vaguely resembles Northern and Mediterranean Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa, but everything is a mirror image and the details do not conform to true European geography. I was interested in the idea of having a map similar to that presented in "Medieval: Total War" where various kingdoms from the eleventh to fifteenth centuries vied for European dominance. With so many nations in Dominions that correspond to real historical states or at least the mythologies of certain regions in real history, this sort of map seemed natural.

Please check it out and play around with it. The "Europe" region of the map is LOADED with resources thanks to tons of forest, mountain, and border mountain terrain. "North Africa" is conversely quite barren and I had a good bit of trouble getting off the ground while playing as Abysia based near "Carthage". Let me know what you like and dislike (as well as what is broken or unbalanced) so I can make this map even better!

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Old October 28th, 2006, 08:38 PM
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Default Re: New Map: Uropia (Dominons in \"Europe\")

Very nice first map zepath. I like the way you handled docks and the shipping lanes. Will definitely give this map a try for my next game. Thank you for sharing it.
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Default Re: New Map: Uropia (Dominons in \"Europe\")

The map looks great. Nice work!

Will give it a try for my next game.
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Default Re: New Map: Uropia (Dominons in \"Europe\")

Thanks for giving the map a go! Please pass along your experiences, good or bad.

I've done some play-testing and am progressing in a game as Early Ages Abysia against all the nations mentioned in the map's description. I've noticed Oceania (the lone sea nation in the current game) and Agartha (which benefits from a pretty awesome start point) are dominating. However, I've been able to destroy C'tis in "Egypt" and secure all of "North Africa" against serious invasions while throwing up a Second Sun and preparing to campaign against "Europe". Haven't found anything broken yet, but I'm still looking.
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Old October 30th, 2006, 04:05 AM
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Default Re: New Map: Uropia (Dominons in \"Europe\")

Dom:PPP, or Dominions 1, had a Europe map. Abysia was in Sahara, C'tis in Egypt, but there were only 14 nations altogether. It'll be interesting to see how you've located the others.
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Default Re: New Map: Uropia (Dominons in \"Europe\")

Playing a ME Vanheim (Lich D9W6, Luck 2, Prod 1, Dom 7) game with about 10 of the hostiles, all on mighty.

I tried it once and let Jotun live too long. Got beaten up bad with the giant factory two provinces over.

Then I tried it and made a point of mercenarying Jotun into non-existence before turn 10.

Then I had two fortresses, which was nice. Now I have four. Ermor did me the favor of beating up on Ulm. But now they fall to the blurry priests on horseback. (BTW Vann's PD is extremely effective vs. Ermor attacks. Set it at 30, drop a few priests in and they keep throwing undead at it and losing 80-90 of'em a turn.)

No problems yet...I like the way you did the mountains.
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Default Re: New Map: Uropia (Dominons in \"Europe\")

Very nice!
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Yeah. It's very easy to play on.
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Default Re: Uropia (Dominons in "Europe")

Well by good a see map "Dominions in Asia"!
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