Map maker guide?

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As the title says, is there a guide to making a map for VASL anywhere ?
 

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The guide s really handy but sadly without the palettes it not much use.
 

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The guide s really handy but sadly without the palettes it not much use.
It has the RGB settings for lots of colors (woods, roads, hills, etc.) used on the VASL boards. What palettes are you looking for?
 

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Well back in the old days before I escaped the map cabal gulag, you would just export the palette from an existing map and import it into your own. I believe that the young 'uns nowadays allow for map specific colors using the data files that are part of the archive that is a "map."
 

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Well back in the old days before I escaped the map cabal gulag, you would just export the palette from an existing map and import it into your own. I believe that the young 'uns nowadays allow for map specific colors using the data files that are part of the archive that is a "map."
Ah now that is useful, cheeers
 

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Not. Much. Use.

OK then, don't use it. Figure it out for yourself.

"Ye Olde Book of Map Making Secrets"
Step 1
Go to the VASL Map Cabal website or the VASL Map Cabal Yahoo Group (see p.2 for the URL’s)
and download the terrain libraries, color palette, and blank hexgrid for the geomorphic boards.


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I had a similar problem in the past and Big Al came up with the goods see this post:


Follow that link to his dropbox and the files are there
 

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"Ye Olde Book of Map Making Secrets"
Step 1
Go to the VASL Map Cabal website or the VASL Map Cabal Yahoo Group (see p.2 for the URL’s)
and download the terrain libraries, color palette, and blank hexgrid for the geomorphic boards.


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I went to the URL shown on p. 2 of the YoB.

I signed in (just like it says in YoB)

The necessary files were there.

So, I'm wondering whether you did those things. Did you try to follow those instructions? If something went wrong, what was it?
 

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Hey Tom - while we're on the subject would you be open to updating YoB? There have been a bunch of changes to the code since V6 came out. The text files are now in XML, for example.

I'd be happy to draft the requisite input.

-Sully
 
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