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River settings in simuconf.tab
« on: April 20, 2010, 10:23:37 PM »
It seems that many paksets have their default minimum river length setting to 16 tiles. I have found, however, that I can get much more satisfactory results if the minimum river length is set to just two tiles. This is because such short rivers (in effect, tiny streams) can join with other rivers, both making more realistic source areas (with lots of tiny springs and streams feeding into a single, growing, river) and allow there to be a larger number of larger rivers. With a higher minimum river length, there are few rivers that get to the largest size because of the fewness of the tributaries.

I recommend that 2 be the default minimum river length for paksets.