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Map Pack Three

Map Pack Three

With our newfound ability to make units, perhaps it is about time that we start tossing ideas around for Map pack three (and if it isn't time, we can discuss it here when the time comes).  Now many of you, as soon as you read this, will probably start thinking of new ideas.  Now just wait a minute... before we even start thinking of new ideas, why don't we dig through the forum and use our ideas that have been sitting around.

Here's what I think should be considered:

M0n3y's ideas:

Battle for Marshall Islands:

http://battlestations.eu/index.php/en/f … pic?id=289

beast09's ideas:

Invasion of the Aleutians:

http://battlestations.eu/index.php/en/f … pic?id=113

dabomb32's ideas:

Battle of New Georgia:

http://battlestations.eu/index.php/en/f … pic?id=181

Triviaman's Ideas:

Battle of Savo Island:

http://battlestations.eu/index.php/en/f … pic?id=582

Strike on Tulagi, multiplayer version:

http://battlestations.eu/index.php/en/f … pic?id=828

Seizing the Atoll:

http://battlestations.eu/index.php/en/f … pic?id=267

That's it for now; let me know if we should start discussing now or later (if it is later then this thread will be ready for when the time comes)

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attack on pearl harbor

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There was also something that Katarya and Tipsy inspired, an alternate history universe where Germany and Japan had conquered almost the entire Eastern Hemisphere. So, if we have German units, we could make a series off of that if people were fine with it. My first idea was a Japanese carrier force attacking a heavily defended German convoy containing uranium.

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What about the Battle of Leyte Gulf where a bunch of Escort Carriers like the Gambier Bay get sunk by a much larger Japanese force, i think Yamato in that fleet, on their way to attack the US invasion of Leyte.

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Hey regardless of what maps are going to be made, can map makers (creators specify the actual units, like how Triviaman does it). Actual units for the battles can be made now. We now have some momentum to coordinate these things. Might as well do it now.

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Actually Swarthy, what you were saying about specifying, that might be hard for some maps, because I haven't seen dabomb32 around here in a while (for example)

Also, the battle you are thinking of, the Battle off Samar, unfortunately there is already a map of that there (Albiet highly inaccurate).  So if you want, we can try and develop a historically accurate single player version

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I know that The multiplayer map Battle Of Samar is supposed to be the battle mentioned above but does that necessarily stop us from recreating it in multiplayer, we can call it a different name. "Battle of Taffy 3" or something or "Battle of Leyter Gulf" or "Task Force 77". I would really like that map, since that was my main motivation to make The Casablanca Class escort carrier.

It would be a great historical recreation, it would be great to play the US side, where courage and skill can equalize a much larger force of IJN ships. But moslty a tribute to the men who faced overwhelming odds. And where airpower can prove its worth. So i think what may seem like a lopsided  map may actually be even.

So there should be maps that are historically accurate with units because courage, skill and experience can make the underdog victorious. As the case of the men of Taffy 3. So please lets make this map, this honors the men who died during the battle.

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For names, how about "Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors" ?

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So, no-go on the alternate-WWII maps?

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He didn't say that beast.  Personally, I want your Aleutians map made.  The real problem is getting someone to make it.

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Oh, I wasn't basing the assumption off of what Swarthy said, I was basing it off of the lack of replies :p It was a bad assumption on my part, I admit.

I also wish that someone made the Invasion of the Aleutians map, I was rather fond of it.

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By the way, I was looking over the Aleutians map, and I have one comment to say about it. My grammar and overall English were TERRIBLE, I don't know if it was because I was always using an IpodTouch or if I was just that bad, but it is still awful. ae

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Lets petition the map makers to make these maps for us. Maybe a forum petition must be started. Hey Triviaman, thats an even better title, and Beast i second your Aleutian Island map.

Beast was your Aleutian map envisioned to be in the winter, I think theres a growing desire for a cold weather map. The invasion was in the winter wasnt it?

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Well first of all, we need to find out WHO the map makers are.

To my knowledge, the people on this site who have the ability to make maps are:

Katarya (He did Ironbottom Sound)
Tipsy3000 (He did Operation Ten-Go)
velcor (He did multiplayer Raid on Truk)
gaming-for-dummies (He did Indian Ocean Raid)
KS Nemoc ((He did Super Steel Monsters, but I haven't seen him around)

Basically, at most we can have 5 maps being worked on at once

Oh, and if I left anyone/anything out of that list, please inform me and I will update it ASAP

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SwarthyCman wrote:

Lets petition the map makers to make these maps for us. Maybe a forum petition must be started. Hey Triviaman, thats an even better title, and Beast i second your Aleutian Island map.

Beast was your Aleutian map envisioned to be in the winter, I think theres a growing desire for a cold weather map. The invasion was in the winter wasnt it?

It really doesn't matter. It was meant to be part of an alternate history series that I was going to design so it could have been in the summer, which wasn't THAT cold.

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