The Q-BAM Improvement and Core Thread

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I decided to make a natural terrain & geography map for QBAM. I painted it up for the base terrain, and for the mountains/physical landforms I just ended up distorting a satellite map on a Robinson projection (Why is QBAM ever so slightly different?), embossing it and making slight alterations. As such the topography isn't completely 1:1, someone smart can probably correct me in some places for future improvements, but it should be alright enough for AH purposes I guess. Credit goes to @Bob Hope (I believe?) for the ice caps and @wzspring for the freshwater/rivers map.

 
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This is good but I was referring to a blank version. Also it seems some patches in Canada and Sweden are misaligned.

I will attempt to quickly put together a fully updated blank Q-BAM. Over time I have found several miscoloured pixels and outdated province borders so I'll do my best to fix those too.
 

I am unable to upload it here so I have posted it on imgur. There is also a blank version with no borders included.

What has been changed:
  • Updated with all the new patches since the last version
  • Updated the provinces of Norway to the new 2020 ones
  • Updated 2nd level divisions of Sardinia and removed the ones in Friuli Venezia Giulia as they have been abolished in 2017
  • Added a new Sierra Leonean province created in 2017
  • Added the new Algerian provinces created in 2019
  • Fixed some disputed territories being shown wrong (mostly in India) and removed disputed borders that don't actually exist (such as in the Marshall Islands and Micronesia)
  • Changed the island boxes to only show countries and 1st level divisions, some of the islands outlined seemed to be completely random
  • Updated the legend to look nicer
  • Removed Sealand, I keep seeing it popping up on historical maps, it really shouldn't be on here it's literally just an oil rig
  • Fixed many miscoloured pixels throughout the entire map
  • Some other minor fixes I might have forgotten about
And a few notes:
  • I have changed the island boxes to a more square look, if any of you prefer the more rounded versions more I will revert them back
  • I have not added the updated lakes from Drex's river maps yet, waiting for an official patch
If I made any mistakes please do point them out I am sure I missed something lol
 
  • Fixed some disputed territories being shown wrong (mostly in India) and removed disputed borders that don't actually exist (such as in the Marshall Islands and Micronesia)
This is actually a de jure dispute between these nations and Spain. When Spain sold much of their Pacific island territories to Germany at the end of the 19th Century, they specified which islands were to be sold. Some islands were unintentionally omitted from the list and are thus legally part of Spain, and in fact a Spanish court ruled in favor of that status. That said, no effort has been made by Spain since to enforce these claims and it's unlikely they would ever do so in the future. It's just a unique geopolitical oddity.
 
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