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bug #21073: FRACTAL maps have a big X desert patterns

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Submitted on:  Tue 27 Aug 2013 07:20:12 AM UTC  
 
Category: generalSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: Confirmed
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 2.4.0-RC1
Operating System: Microsoft WindowsPlanned Release: 

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Sat 31 Aug 2013 01:27:00 PM UTC, comment #1:

Couple of map images saved with your settings attached. (Looks like a big "+" on these rather than "X" because of bug #17826.)

Hm, yes, the terrain boundaries for desert and tundra are a bit obvious with the large map sizes that are now possible.

I don't know the map generator very well, but maybe the temperature map could be perturbed by the height map more to get more variation in terrain with latitude, or maybe inlands drier or something. (Disclaimer: this speculation may be drivel.)

(size=76, wrapx|wrapy|iso, generator=fractal)

2.4.0 triage: I doubt this is a regression, just exposed by huge maps, so not urgent.

(file #18806, file #18807)

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
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Tue 27 Aug 2013 07:20:12 AM UTC, original submission:

Making large-ish FRACTAL maps creates big X desert patterns, the lands are laid out like stripes, not too natural looking imo. I'll attached settings file.

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file #18806:  21073.png added by jtn (114kB - image/png)
file #18807:  21073_2.png added by jtn (119kB - image/png)
file #18774:  .freeciv-client-rc-2.4 added by None (11kB - application/octet-stream)

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sat 31 Aug 2013 01:27:00 PM UTCjtnAttached File-=>Added 21073.png, #18806
      Attached File-=>Added 21073_2.png, #18807
      Categoryclient-gtk-2.0=>general
      StatusNone=>Confirmed
      Release2.4.0 RC1=>2.4.0-RC1
    Tue 27 Aug 2013 07:20:12 AM UTCNoneAttached File-=>Added .freeciv-client-rc-2.4, #18774
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