WIP Map Thread

Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by B-29_Bomber, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. damein fisher This bad boy can fit so many maps in it

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    Decided that a series of Worlda maps will be helpful once I eventually write up a timeline for The Lion, The Eagle, and the Rooster, so I'm converting the 1914 Qbam I have into Worlda. I had to simplify it heavily, leave out some extremely small possessions, as well as ignore some things the Qbam has, but I'm quite happy with the progress so far. Any feedback would be incredibly helpful!
     
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  2. Admiral A. Kolchak Supreme Leader

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    Hmmmm...

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  3. Thanosaekk Well-Known Member

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    Looks good so far, although it's a very rough draft...
     
  4. Emperor-of-New-Zealand It's a figure of speech

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    Africa is a bit too convergent for a War of 1812 POD. Most of the borders you have there weren't drawn until the Berlin Conference in OTL, especially considering some of the others changes you've made (such as the disunited Italy, stronger Greece, and so on).
     
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  5. damein fisher This bad boy can fit so many maps in it

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    Fair enough, my logic was that those lines did have some logic behind them and I couldn't really think of a different way to "fairly" divide the continent that wouldn't look completely random and arbitrary. So I just used what I had. Though I am curious where you got a Stronger Greece from?
     
  6. Emperor-of-New-Zealand It's a figure of speech

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    I mistook the purple in Lybia for a Greek invasion, but I see it is a different shade upon a second, closer look (on your QBam). As for the rest, certain things are a little absurdly anachronistic (and I'm not saying that to be mean); Belgian Congo for example was an enormous quirk and stroke of luck in OTL for Leopold II, stemming from the fact that none of the other great powers at the table wanted anyone else to have it. It's difficult to imagine an identical geopolitical situation arising from an 1812 POD (but looking at the BAM, several things there are anachronistic, such as the Kaiserreich borders, the Ausgleich, Galicia-Lodomeria, and other things that didn't occur until the latter half of the 19th Century.

    Seeing that I can tell you went light on the butterflies, which is fine, it just doesn't fit my personal taste.
     
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  7. damein fisher This bad boy can fit so many maps in it

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    Good point, everyone has differing tastes in butterflies. I tend to like the middle ground more, not too many butterflies, but still having some.
     
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  9. Osk Eu set di la Oskaña

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  10. HowAboutThisForAName Manservant to Melon the Mischievous Mog

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    Y'know I was just thinking of doing a British Argentina map, ah well.
     
  11. HowAboutThisForAName Manservant to Melon the Mischievous Mog

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    I've been running a bit low on ideas, and then this idea suddenly hit me. Early work, but see if you can guess the concept: it's a little bit circuitous.

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  12. Osk Eu set di la Oskaña

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  13. Viralworld Éirí Amach an Ghealach

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  14. Baconheimer Berserker of Chaos

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    What color would you all suggest for a British Empire that switches its capital to Africa, and the royal family slowly becomes more Africanized?
     
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  15. xmoose Well-Known Member

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    Some mix of pink, brown and/or (South Africa, I presume?) orange?
     
  16. Baconheimer Berserker of Chaos

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    That's what I was thinking, but I'm trying to get something that doesn't look too much like the South African color, because the capital is now in South Africa, but I don't want people thinking it's a mega-South Africa.
     
  17. FleetMac Patriotic Scalawag

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    Maybe a maroon variant with a bit of purple or brown? Awesome idea BTW.
     
  18. FancyHat Well-Known Member

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    British Pink. It's still pretty much the same country.
     
  19. Bennett Human Time-Waster

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    Hopefully a new timeline coming to a shelf near you!!

    Map of the Former 13 Colonies in 1800:
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  20. damein fisher This bad boy can fit so many maps in it

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    Is that a Canada with the old Northwest Territory I see? If that doesn't deserve a like I don't know what does