Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Tsiba » Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:53 pm

Nation Name: Tsiba
Puppet: No
Capital City: Jishutsy
Border Nations: n/a
Description of Map Placement: Tsiba requests to formally be added to the map on the West Coast of Neria, parallel with Essena
Description of Capital City Placement: Jishutsy is located inland in the north of Tsiba

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Laeral » Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:38 pm

A quick request on behalf of my puppet, referred to on NationStates as Andhra Republic: could you please change the name "Andhra Republic" on the map to its in-character name, "Andhra"?

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Shuell » Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:43 am

Although I've written quite a lot about Otika privately, I understand the concern. Presented here are 4 alternative options. Choose what fits best, though I'd prefer the first or fourth. The second and third are if the former don't work. https://imgur.com/a/ZGYG1xK

Gardavasque (This is just so you get the notification.)

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Maraix » Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:13 pm

Good day, IDU Ministry of Cartography,

EDITED: Because we working right now to set up our independence event, Maraix would like to rescind our request for placement on the map for the time being (i.e., depending on how the event shapes up, the original requested location may change, and I'd rather hold off being placed on the map right now, so I don't have to request a change later. Hopefully, this will save you work).

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Gardavasque » Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:29 pm

Shuell wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:43 am
Although I've written quite a lot about Otika privately, I understand the concern. Presented here are 4 alternative options. Choose what fits best, though I'd prefer the first or fourth. The second and third are if the former don't work. https://imgur.com/a/ZGYG1xK
Shuell, Otika added in July update. How did it work for you?

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Gardavasque » Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:40 am

IDU Time Zones. It has been suggested we specify time zones in the IDU. While this could facilitate role play by providing an agreed-upon standard resource used region-wide, it also could also potentially create continuity errors for some players' canons, particularly if they have already-established facts about time zones, map projections, lines of longitude, etc.

Please leave your comments below regarding your opinions on the following ideas:
1) Would you like/use an IDU Time Zone Map? Why/Why not?
2) How many time zones should the IDU have? 24? Some other number? Why?
3) How many time zones does your nation have?
4) Is there an equivalent of Greenwich Mean Time in the IDU? If so, where should it be located?
5) Does your nation observe daylight savings?

All comments left before 8/28/2020 will be used to reach a consensus on these questions.

Rough example of how proposed TZs might look (photo courtesy of Lauchenoiria via Discord):
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Post by Osirisa » Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:12 am

1) Yes, it would help clarify gameplay.
2) theres 24 in real life so that works for me
3) one, maybe a sliver of the nation is another.
4) centered on the free land of IDU I would suggest
5) No

Sorry for this being in improper format earlier, I wasn't fully awake when I answered.
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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Lauchenoiria » Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:30 pm

1) yes, makes things clear and ensures differences are sensible
2) 24, if the map is a globe it makes sense and prevents undue confusion
3) 1
4) yeah probably. In the middle of the map to make it easy to understand
5) no

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Post by Legionas » Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:16 pm

1) Yes, to add another dynamic to roleplay and realism.
2) 24 is probably the best bet, since it'll provide minimal confusion.
3) 2 (East Legionas Time, West Legionas Time).
4) Probably in the middle of the map, probably where Pinnacle City (Debeeland's capital) lies.
5) No.
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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Xiomera » Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:26 am

1) Would you like/use an IDU Time Zone Map? Why/Why not? Yes, it adds realism to roleplay
2) How many time zones should the IDU have? 24? Some other number? Why? 24, less confusion
3) How many time zones does your nation have? 1 (Xiomeran Standard Time)
4) Is there an equivalent of Greenwich Mean Time in the IDU? If so, where should it be located? I think there should be, near the center of the map
5) Does your nation observe daylight savings? no

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Maraix » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:39 am

Maraix would like to submit a map placement request:

Nation Name: Maraix
Puppet: No
Puppet of: N/A
Capital City: Apōiti-Vex
Border Nations: N/A
Description of Map Placement: The Maraixian territory comprises a remote group of four subtropical islands located in the Tenebric Ocean, the largest of which has an area of only 7.1 sq. km. Because there aren’t currently landforms on the map that are small enough, remote enough, and subtropical enough to accommodate the territory, we would like to propose a callout on the map to the island group, located in the Tenebric Ocean southwest of Iskiram and Serriel/northeast of the Indigo Islands. This pic shows the location with a pink oval: https://imgur.com/a/O8g7WLu
Description of Capital City Placement: We don’t expect the capital to be called out on the map, as the islands are too small.
Other Notes: Because of the unique nature of this request, we hope that this callout will be as basic as the ministry cartographers would like; given the size of the islands, we don't expect that the IDU map would show much detail. Even a simple circle, box, or dot representing the territory is acceptable to us.

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Sunemica » Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:09 pm

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Above is the new map with my cities. The capital city is Nashai. Arcadia-Dazeber,can you please indicate your consent to be bordered by Sunemia? Any other nation who wants to do so feel free to claim my territory in the current map since I'm applying to another place.

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Gardavasque » Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:07 am

Sunemica wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:09 pm
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Above is the new map with my cities. The capital city is Nashai. Arcadia-Dazeber,can you please indicate your consent to be bordered by Sunemia? Any other nation who wants to do so feel free to claim my territory in the current map since I'm applying to another place.
Thank you for your request. I'm not able to load the image posted. Could you please reload or send to me via Discord? Alternatively, you could just describe the location.

Edited: I was able to load you photo, so never mind. Special note: I am only placing Capital Cities on the main map for the time being. A future overhaul of the map will be able to include additional cities.

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Slokais » Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:56 pm

Hello, I have two changes to make to the map
1. Could you move New Liverpool to the center of the island
2. What is the name of the gulf between Byzconia and the Unclaimed Area and Slokais.
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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Gardavasque » Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:59 pm

Slokais wrote:
Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:56 pm
Hello, I have two changes to make to the map
1. Could you move New Liverpool to the center of the island
2. What is the name of the gulf between Byzconia and the Unclaimed Area and Slokais.
Hi! New Liverpool will be moved at the the next map update (Jan 2021). I believe the name of the body of water you are describing is the Promethean Sea.

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Post by Slokais » Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:32 pm

Thanks!

I also have a second nation know called Mallacland, I made a map of it as well as one of Slokais with Provinces
Slokais Province Map
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Slokaisian Provinces: 1, Northern Isles. 2, West Acadia. 3.North Acadia 4.West Acadia 5.West Xiang 6. East Xiang 7. Eastern Isles 8. North Princeton 9. South Princeton 10. Grand Isle 11. Silver Bank 12. Wasscan 13.Silverado 14.Victoria 15. South San Fernando 16. Valleres 17. Hallinan 18. Point Lee 19. Newland 20.San Fernando 21. Puerto Vensas 22. South Kaijan 23.North Kaijan 24. Southern Isles 25. New Liverpool Special District''
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The Federation of Slokais Islands- fighting for freedom and democracy

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Post by Libertas Omnium Maximus » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:24 am

Hey Gardavsque, I have only two requests for ya:

1) Is there any way the Sandrusa Naval Base could be removed from the side of Libertas Omnium Maximus (considering its existence is no longer canon)?
2) Could "Chestertown" be changed to simply "Chester"?

Thanks!

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Re: Official Map 2020 - IDU Ministry of Cartography

Post by Xiomera » Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:48 am

Hello, I was wondering if the following changes reflected in my map below could be made, to reflect the political changes after the Artists of Progress RP:

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The changes don't have to be as complex as this map, as this is the one I am using for RP and when I update the wiki. The main things that should change would be the new status of the Netlcoātl Islands, Huenya, Xiomera and Manauia Island, as well as the inclusion of the Canal Zone now separating Xiomera and Huenya. If the capitals of each could be included as well, that would be greatly appreciated.

Also, there is a small island on the current map that appears to be unoccupied by anyone (the island immediately to the left and just below the words "Nereus Sea". If possible, I'd like to add that to Xiomeran holdings as it could present some interesting RP possibilities. However, that part is completely optional and if anyone finds it objectionable, I can drop that portion of the request.

Thanks for all the hard work :)

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