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bug #22015: Nation color in ruleset based on most common color from nation flag

Submitted by:  Andreas Røsdal <andreasr>
Submitted on:  Tue May 6 19:21:59 2014  
 
Category: generalSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
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Tue Jan 13 15:42:23 2015, comment #3:

Wouldn't it be much easier to just add "preferred_color" setting in nation .ruleset files.

Jarkko Huttunen <jacew>
Thu May 15 15:12:33 2014, comment #2:

Maybe the color of each nation could be picked from standard ones, but selecting the one matching the nation flag best?

pepeto <pepeto>
Project Member
Mon May 12 00:04:33 2014, comment #1:

The freeciv engine feature exist already, but we can't really use it with the default nation list. With well over 500 nations you cannot hardcode colors for each nation and get all two nation pairs to have clearly distinguishable colors if they appear in the same game.

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project Administrator
Tue May 6 19:21:59 2014, original submission:

I would like the player's nation color to be chosen from one or a few of the most common colors in the nation's flag, and that color stored in the ruleset. For Freeciv players it will be easier to find players on the minimap. It will also be easier to remember players in the game if their color is based on their flag. At the moment there is a separate column in the nations dialog listing each players color, and this extra color is extra information about a player which adds no value.

When selecting a nation color, steps would have to be taken to reduce the number of color collisions between nation colors.

Perhaps a script could be created to iterate over all the nations, determine a nation color based on the nation's flag, while also keeping the number of color collisions to a minimum, then write that color back to the nations ruleset file.

Andreas Røsdal <andreasr>
Project Member

 

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