Map of the Fortnight: Main Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by Upvoteanthology, Jan 1, 2016.

  1. Veranius Emperor of Romania-Hispania, Lusitanian Dynasty

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    The Age of Miracles is Over: Create a map depicting a country that miraculously survived past its OTL expiration date, only to now be facing its long awaited extinction.
    The Faro Plague: Create a map depicting the progress of a rogue AI swarm.
    The Scramble for Space: Create a map depicting a colonial division of an non-Earth interplanetary object.
    A New Atlantis: Create a map depicting an underwater nation.
     
  2. Višeslav Well-Known Member

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    It turns out that I actually don't have time for the current one but I think I could have a map for this one ready if you run it next.
     
  3. KolyenuKS not a farmer I think

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    I'd love to do this one (mainly because I want to do an Old Prussian state with Slavic Influences (St. Petersburg in Danzig))
     
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  4. Hindustani Person We live in a society :(

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    I third it, but will this challenge allow ‘colonies conquer europe’ type maps?
     
  5. KolyenuKS not a farmer I think

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    Also, can I vote for this one to be one of the next ones?
     
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  6. Višeslav Well-Known Member

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    If it wasn't clear, I vote for Come Hell For Hot Water as well
     
  7. KolyenuKS not a farmer I think

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    so I second it
     
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  8. lock A good guy with a bad latitude

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    I think it would be fun to add a requirement that the warm water port be non-contiguous with the rest of the country.

    Otherwise every country between 30N and 30S would automatically qualify.

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  9. Višeslav Well-Known Member

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    There's space for landlocked countries in that area but you have a point.

    That would certainly make things interesting, though it might be a little hard (I mean needing to either go through another country or use your seasonal port to get to your warm water port kind of defeats the purpose) though there are ways around these problems. I'm not just supportive of this because I wouldn't have to change anything in my planned map. Some restriction is probably needed though, either what you suggested or maybe that it is recently acquired or that it has been the goal of the country's expansion in a given region or that it is its main/only/only major warm water port on that part of its coast.
     
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  10. Wendell Wendell

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    In the Shadow of Glory: Depict a historical (or allohistorical) state in diminished form that is desperately clinging onto a powerful, expansive past it lacks the clout to justify.
     
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  11. KaiserEmu Emperor and Autocrat of all the Emus, etc.

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    @Kaiphranos How long do we have left? I have an entry that's nearly finished; I'm just unsure as to the exact deadline and would like to make sure I can get it in.
     
  12. TheKutKu Well-Known Member

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    I can’t speak for him, but usually the new thread is posted on Monday after noon UTC, so you have a good 24 hours IMO
     
  13. Kaiphranos Hydraulic Despot Donor

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    You have about 30 hours from the time of this post. If you think you will be cutting it close, you can message me and I can wait a few hours longer.
     
  14. Kaiphranos Hydraulic Despot Donor

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    Congratulations to @Ernak for winning MotF 205, whose map of "The Greater Republic of Turan" features a truly epic panhandle! And well done to all the other entrants as well - it was a very tight contest! We could be in for another one this time, as new threads are now up:

    MotF 206: Goodbye Lenin - Voting Thread
    MotF 207: Come Hell For Hot Water - Entries Thread


    (Note, the portfolio for MotF 207 has been expanded somewhat from the initial proposal to allow for some more flexibility in what kinds of ports are featured. It might be ice-free, it might be on a different coast, it might be the only outlet for an otherwise landlocked country... or it might be a non-traditional port such as a spaceport. However, the entry should be clear about what port is being featured and why it is important.)
     
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  15. KolyenuKS not a farmer I think

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    So any questions for my entry on 207?
     
  16. Hindustani Person We live in a society :(

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    I’m still rooting for these btw
     
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  17. mikroraptor Well-Known Member

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    I second the first three of those
     
  18. Hindustani Person We live in a society :(

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    Thanks :D
     
  19. Kaiphranos Hydraulic Despot Donor

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    With only two entries so far, MotF 207: Come Hell For Hot Water is extended by a week, and will now end November 18th.
     
  20. Višeslav Well-Known Member

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    Is there still just the 2 maps?