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# 1 Earth Map wrong
01-16-2010, 10:18 PM
take a look at this The Island's of New Zealand are far too big and are way too high theu whould be lower down, here is what they look like and what they should look like.
THIS IS THE SHOT FROM INGAME
http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/3124/nzwaytohigh.jpg

AND THIS IS FROM GOOGLE MAPS

http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/8...dstobehere.jpg

there soputhern most tip of New Zealand needs to be lower than australia's tasmania.

also going by google maps New Zealand is close to Australia than what it shows in game..
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# 2
01-16-2010, 10:20 PM
...really?
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# 3
01-16-2010, 10:39 PM
Oh God give me strength!!!
How is this a problem? We have people that cant log on, we have others that keep getting kick, plus hundreds of other things and you got to complain about how big a bloody island is.
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# 4
01-16-2010, 11:18 PM
I like the first image better. Maybe some things have changed hundreds of years later.
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# 5
01-16-2010, 11:32 PM
As a Kiwi im rather insulted someone's using my country as a "In episode G34D89 you got this detail wrong" topic.
I mean really, its barely noticeable and as someone said, a country can move a lot in 200-400 years.

Guess someone was bound to make one of these topics. Its Star Trek after all still.
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# 6
01-17-2010, 12:00 AM
1. Map projections distort. A mercator projection vs a textured and perspective rendered sphere are going to appear different. I highly doubt earth's texture map is anything more than a polished version of publicly available maps, and the difference you see is nothing but a projection distortion.

2. Who cares.
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# 7
01-17-2010, 02:43 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aussie_Mr_Data
take a look at this The Island's of New Zealand are far too big and are way too high theu whould be lower down, here is what they look like and what they should look like.
THIS IS THE SHOT FROM INGAME
http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/3124/nzwaytohigh.jpg

AND THIS IS FROM GOOGLE MAPS

http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/8...dstobehere.jpg

there soputhern most tip of New Zealand needs to be lower than australia's tasmania.

also going by google maps New Zealand is close to Australia than what it shows in game..
if u look really into you maps there is a diffenrece about australia too.. so the earthmap ingame abolutly fits... there is no problem at all!
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# 8
01-17-2010, 03:04 AM
no stuupid, this is how the world looks.

http://files.whitenoiserants.webnode...6b/America.png
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# 9
01-17-2010, 03:07 AM
LMAO @ original poster..... u sat there in space haha... god i cant take it hahahaa and so u sat theree.... and stared at the earth n compared it to google earth... u sad person lol

But this has made my day lolol
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# 10
01-17-2010, 03:20 AM
Wow All you need now is a Google Earth type program that can calculate the Plate tectonics and Volcanic activity so you can predict how the Earth will look in 300 years. Then you can create the Earth to perfect satisfaction and give the program to Cryptic for free so we can all benefit.
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