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05-27-2008, 03:59 AM

I'm a GIS professional, with a keen interest for maps and aerial photography, yet lacking any artistic skills. I also like gaming, esp strategy games with a rather slow pace, especially about the napoleonic era.

My search on the net for a decent map of Napoleonic Europe got me to this forum.


05-27-2008, 09:07 AM
Hi, and welcome to the guild...

Have you looked here? Napoleonic Maps (http://www.napoleon-series.org/military/c_maps.html)


I hope you gain allot from the guild and comtribute to it also.


05-27-2008, 09:43 AM
Hi Badger!

We have similar interests:!:. I'm a GIS person, too. Strategy games, travel, and history are what developed my interest in maps. When young, my favorite strategy game was the Napoléonic Wars. I loved moving my armies across Europe. I could never interest anybody in playing that game with me, though. These days I am slowly working on creating a cultural map of France.

What are your favorite games?

05-27-2008, 10:39 AM
hi there,

Been playing PC nappy games, as, same as you i didn't manage to find a physical person to share my interest. Started off with Fields of Glory & the Age of Rifles game, battleground series, then skipped a bit till the napoleonic total war mod for the Total War pc games appeared. I joined The Lordz modding collective for a modest contribution to the NTW2 mod and i'm now eagerly awaiting Les Grognards, Empire Total War & the new War3D engine being developed by the ppl from Madminutegames who made the terrific wargame Take Command: Second Manassas.

If you'd still like to take a shot at Napoleonic wargaming, take a look at www.thelordz.co.uk , www.napoleonics.eu or www.icoe.be/NW/index.html


05-28-2008, 12:07 PM
Hello and welcome to the group.

Love the Napoleonic Map.