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    @board-3659 said in I want to make a map:

    @thedog I want to make a map from scratch so how do I begin?

    Regrettably, TripleA doesn't have an actual integral map-making program, and I believe no developer is working on making one, either. TripleA did have a few map-making programs made along the way (meant to guide you in the making of a map from nothing at all), but I'm not aware if they are still good enough, yet I'm quite certain each of them is neither exhaustive nor up to date.

    Consequently, I believe most map-makers make maps manually, going as far as even creating or modifying XML files with text editors.

    This said, one way you can make a new map from virtually no map is by firstly learning everything which is critical in the documentation given at
    https://github.com/triplea-game/triplea/tree/master/docs/map-making/tutorial
    and thereafter downloading the
    https://forums.triplea-game.org/topic/1873/0-base-map
    to rename it as you wish and change its files as you wish using a graphic program (like GIMP) for images (which you can also freely copy from
    https://github.com/triplea-game/assets/tree/master/game_headed_assets
    and from
    https://github.com/triplea-game/map-maker-assets
    together with other assets like sounds),
    and using either a text editor or the TripleA "map creator tools" (which you can access by launching TripleA) for the rest.
    I think all of the basic elements you can see in the "0" map are fairly self explanatory (and fully explained in the map-making tutorials). If you want to add more, what you learned in the map-making tutorials should give you the knowledge to do so to some extent, and you can also look at the
    https://github.com/triplea-maps/the_pact_of_steel
    map and in particular at the
    https://github.com/triplea-maps/the_pact_of_steel/blob/master/map/games/pact_of_steel_2.xml
    within it, pasting and rewording what you wish into the renamed "0" map.
    If you wish to add other (all unnecessary) elements beside images and text-based files, you may have to use other programs to work on them (like Audacity for sounds).

    This post extensively covers your question too:
    https://forums.triplea-game.org/topic/918/map-maker-resources?page=1

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  • C

    @schulz I think that, if the southernmost circle is representing the city of Baku (so not the whole Azerbaijan), Georgia should be named Transcaucasia (as it would represent both Georgia and Azerbaijan).

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  • Still working...

    Victory is achieved when you capture your first enemy capital. V3 units and rules with a few exception. Cruiser cost will be 11 and carrier defense will be 1. I am not sure if 50 armour cost is so cheap when infantry is 30.

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