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agracier

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New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« on: April 23, 2010, 03:41:46 PM »

Here's a new map inspired by watching too many episodes of 'the Pacific'. Guadalcanal has already been done and so has Palau, so very finely retextured by redko (a must have, especially for the shallows and coral reefs). Looking along the Solomons the island of New Georgia caught my eye for some reason. This is a map of the islands and surrounding areas with parts of Santa Isabel and Choiseul Islands and a host of lesser ones.

From what i could gather there were 2 airbases, one Japanese at Munda Point and and other American built strip at Segi Point. Both were in odd positions, near to beaches and made of crushed coral. I've tried to use textures reflecting that kind of terrain.

Otherwise it was a simple map to make populating-wise, with a few dozen small villages, most with small wharfs or piers.

All texture slots are in use, except for the 3D forest trees. I think in this case the textures that were used give a good impression of dense vegetation. I've also used several sets of different textures to try and give the islands a somewhat different look.

The Allied flags represent the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, all of which sent troops or naval vessels.

Here is a download link

http://www.mediafire.com/?zny4mymiyog

And some screenshots to give you an idea of the map.















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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2010, 02:06:14 AM »

looking good - thx a lot

bzw: did you use some textures from redko? it looks very realistic :)

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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2010, 02:21:32 AM »

looking good - thx a lot
bzw: did you use some textures from redko? it looks very realistic :)

I sometimes use textures from other sources, leaving the names as they originally were. However I see here that there is only a whc black rock texture and a compans airfield texture that doubled very nicely as a village texture. Redko has helped me many times with texturing and points of map making and advice and for that I'm very grateful. And on other maps I've indeed used his textures. On Formosa for instance I expressly used his textures only.

But in this map I apparently used textures I made myself. Any texture with the prefix 'Spain_' are ones I've made at one point or another. Don't ask why 'Spain_' ... as it's just something that evolved ...

I do know though that I've been making dense vegetation textures for a long time without being able to use them very often, I'm originally a desert textures fanatic ... I think I went all out in this map and gobbled them up all at once ... ha ha.

If it's of any interest, the 'Haw' in a file indicates it comes from Hawaii on Google Earth, an 'Ind' from India, a 'Crete', 'Cyprus, 'Java' from the obvious places, 'Arab' from the Arabian peninsula and 'Bekaa' from Lebanon ...
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2010, 03:54:56 AM »

Another work of art for my map collection! Many thanks and, yes, it's fully flyable (to me)!  8)
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2010, 04:23:22 AM »

Hi great map maker!!!

Lovely map and deatiled textures!

1:1 scale look really immersive!!!

I'm beginning to split the maps into theatre dedicated air.ini Europe/Pacific to allow them load in the available space!

cheers

walter
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2010, 01:24:40 PM »

What a nice map, I love these textures ! Thank you so much agracier  ;)
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2010, 02:50:56 PM »

Having trouble getting this to load. Says: No 2D map. Any ideas? Any help appreciated.
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2010, 03:19:26 PM »

Having trouble getting this to load. Says: No 2D map. Any ideas? Any help appreciated.

Hmmm ... if by chance you downloaded the very first hour or so, that rar file contained a mistake in the add to all.ini.txt file. There was a letter missing in the line.

It should read thus:

ag_New_Georgia ag_New_Georgia/loaD.ini ....

The 'D' in 'Load' was missing ...

The mistake has been corrected with a new upload link since.

Give that a try and see if it helps...
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2010, 06:13:36 PM »



BEAUTIFUL!!! Superb craftsmanship! I really like it
CONGRATULATIONS on a fine job!

Thank you Agracier
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2010, 08:13:39 PM »

Yep, big "D" did the trick. Thanx a bunch! Swell map.
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2010, 02:24:02 AM »

another great map from the agracier geographic factory.... 8) :D
nice one, mate - really enjoying it so far!  ;D
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Re: New Map - New Georgia in PTO
« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2016, 12:05:46 PM »

"A" like Agragier sounds as "A" like Amazing!!!

Another 1:1 Map Builder Hero!!!

May I copy some objects like harbours, seaplanes and airfields bases for my Coral Sea 1:1?
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