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Offline Argelle

Map generation and industries placement
« on: August 18, 2016, 08:42:57 AM »
Hello !  :D
Do you have tricks on how to generate "nice" maps?
With small size one (default size) I do get factory quite close to towns and road :



But... I'd like to have a long game and many opportunity and long flights ;)
So when generating bigger maps (1024*1024) I do end up with a unnatural position of inductry.
- far from road or town
- in a middle of nowwhere
- very difficult to get a chain production

Any idea on how to get a nice map (pak 128) ?

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Re: Map generation and industries placement
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2016, 08:41:34 AM »
You could edit your own map, e.g. start with an empty map (no cities, factories and tourist attractions) and then let the public player build cities, factories and tourist attractions.
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Offline Argelle

Re: Map generation and industries placement
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2016, 01:58:10 PM »
Basically the public sector will generate a more "organic" map than the random start ?

Offline Vladki

Re: Map generation and industries placement
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2016, 04:05:54 PM »
Public player will not generate anything. If you switch to public player you get extra tools to build cities, industries and rivers. You can then make everything to your liking.