#1 2014-03-27 19:32:59

Kryon
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LT32 Animated Map

I created the animated map below for LT32. I used the same color for nations from the same team and black for nations controlled by the AI.

Teams are as follows:

White:
Kryon
Dimitril     
Marduk       
Jhh         
Maho         
Kes_Of_Kobo 
Hench       
Elrik       

Purple:
Det0r       
Mmm2         
Ste         
Joris       
Temmikael   
Ankka8x     
Deragh       
Tiger       

Red:
Edrim       
Mrsynical   
Lord_P       
Topyli       
Chomwitt     
Xandr       
Brad         
Elpollodiablo

Yellow:
Cgalik       
Akfaew       
Tuhin       
Kull         
Soon         
Alakar       
NeverMind   
Paavo       

Green:
Kevin551     
Wieder       
Pipo         
Bamskamp     
StratThinker
Jumangee     
Sandain     
Taulover     

Blue:
El_perdedor 
Xercise     
Ifaesfu     
Archont     
Meton       
Chuck       
Hasp93       
Pamplina

Black:
AI controlled nations

Last edited by Kryon (2014-03-27 19:36:35)

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#2 2014-03-27 19:34:11

Kryon
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Here is the animated map:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sTUtza … sp=sharing

Last edited by Kryon (2018-02-27 17:46:56)

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#3 2014-03-27 19:38:36

Kryon
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Now I can see how fun and challenging this game was.

Purple team kills Blue team
Yellow team kills Purple team
Green team kills Yellow team

Last edited by Kryon (2014-03-27 19:38:52)

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#4 2014-03-27 23:53:06

wieder
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

This is some really cool stuff!

Thanks for doing that!

Team Det0r really pushed hard from the beginning. I knew they had huge areas but I didn't quite understand how huge. This also illustrates how quickly huge areas can be conquered once the front lines fall.

Does anyone know what would be the easiest way of checking that animation frame by frame?

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#5 2014-03-28 03:28:06

mrsynical
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Excellent animation!

Seems like:

Everybody kills White Team
Purple (and Green) kills Red Team
Purple team kills Blue team
Yellow team kills Purple team
Green team kills Yellow team

Staying out of the action continues to be a good strategy. Kryon - would you able to produce a plot of total land area for each team vs time for us?

It seems like the initial city placement process actually worked quite well (and seemed to be relatively fair)- and was quite fun. We should try doing it again for next team game (if any).

Last edited by mrsynical (2014-03-28 03:29:36)

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#6 2014-03-28 15:03:40

kevin551
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Thanks Kryon - great animation.
You can really see well how the initial placement effected each team.

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#7 2014-03-28 17:22:31

pipo
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Thank you Kryon, that is great work!!

From this animation I get that the game took a different turn once
det0r's team invaded the Shriekers.  I did not get that feeling from
just playing the game.

Thank you again!

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#8 2014-03-28 22:27:07

Kryon
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

You are welcome! I enjoy doing this.

Mrsynical. yes I can prepare a graph showing land area vs time for each team. I'll prepare it this weekend.

Wieder, you can get frames using IrfanView. Install it, save the GIF animation, open it with IrfanView, click Options>Extract All Frames

Our team had the worst starting locations. We were split into 4 separate locations and that made it really hard for us to survive. And as the team leader, I blame mostly myself for this smile

Last edited by Kryon (2014-03-28 22:32:22)

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#9 2014-03-29 03:07:22

kevin551
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Kryon wrote:

Our team had the worst starting locations. We were split into 4 separate locations and that made it really hard for us to survive. And as the team leader, I blame mostly myself for this smile

The white team - Kryon - was split in half by Pipo who volunteered to play a sacrificial role and be placed in an impossible situation. Pipo took the north end of the isthmus that separated the two halves of Kryon's team.  Pipo was isolated from our team but stood long enough to make sure the whites had no chance. Thanks Pipo.

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#10 2014-03-29 08:23:24

Kryon
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Yes Pipo was a cancer for our team smile

I can see that there were many civil wars towards the end of the game.

- First the red team had 2 civil wars
- Then the purple team had 2 civil wars
- Then the Yellow team had 5 civil wars

I wonder whether the yellow team have a chance to win if civil war was disabled?

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#11 2014-03-29 11:22:14

Kryon
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Here is the plot of Land Area vs Turn Number for each team:

l3us.png

Last edited by Kryon (2014-03-29 11:23:00)

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#12 2014-03-29 16:03:51

akfaew
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Half a year of struggles in two pictures. Nice.

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#13 2014-03-30 04:39:57

kevin551
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Another request for these beautiful graphs. Can we have a graph showing team kills.

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#14 2014-03-30 10:04:14

Kryon
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Re: LT32 Animated Map

Kevin, I can do that but I need Akfaew to send me the relevant part of each saved game file. (he sent me only borders and terrain info) I'll ask him about it.

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#15 2014-03-30 11:06:42

kevin551
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Thanks Kryon.
A graph of kills wouldn't help much if you used the whole game. The y-axis would be distorted by the huge number of kills by the green team in the last 5 turns. Perhaps 3 graphs of the early mid and late game. It is who was doing most of the fighting in the mid-game that I want to see.

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