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To: Stephen Hodge <stephenh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Freeciv developers <freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Isometric view
From: Thue Janus Kristensen <thue@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2000 17:43:49 +0200

But the beauty is that we have a set of very high quality isometric tiles
available. That'll make freeciv prettier than most other civgames out
there, among them civ 2 :P


On Sun, 09 Apr 2000, Stephen Hodge wrote:
> Reinier Post wrote:
> > > > > There are many more important things to add (enhanced AI, diplomacy)
> > > > > than changing the tileset once again.
> > > >
> > > > I agree with you, but if that's what Thue wants to work on, that's up
> > > > to him.  There's free software for you.
> > >
> > > But if people don't want the isometric view it isn't much fun... (or 
> > > productive)
> > 
> > I don't want it, either, but many people do, judging by the number of times
> > it's been brought up here, and by the poll results on
> If all we want is the 3D feel it could be done without changing the map
> layout. Just compress the vertical axis (make the tiles rectangular) and let
> the features in the tile overlap the tile above slightly. It won't look quite
> as good, and the overlapping will obscure more than it does with an isometric
> view, but it should be pretty simple to do. Attached is a simple drawing to
> illustrate.

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