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NeonKnight
11-05-2008, 04:05 PM
So, here is the beginning of my November Entry. At the moment it is simply titled: Frontier Space.

I will REP the first person to tell where this map came from ;)

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Steel General
11-05-2008, 04:08 PM
Ummm... Star Frontiers?

Redrobes
11-05-2008, 04:10 PM
Zebulons Guide ?

NeonKnight
11-05-2008, 04:12 PM
DING DING DING> We have a WEENER! It is indeed from STAR Frontiers.
I am now looking for info on the Zebulon System for Volturnus. and her neighbors.

Steel General
11-05-2008, 04:15 PM
***Yeah ME!!*** :)

I played Star Frontiers a long time ago, I think I was one of those mutable, trash can looking thingies.

Redrobes
11-05-2008, 04:26 PM
I never played it - I think Steel definitely gets the rep.

What was that D&D module where you find an alien space craft and all sorts of weird stuff which you have to play with. Like a needler gun where you have to state which way round you hold it before pushing the 'gems' on it.

Edit -- never mind here it is.
http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/d20m/20060505a
I played that one. I think I remember being the one holding that needler...

Steel General
11-05-2008, 06:57 PM
Ooooh... Barrier Peaks - that was a doozy, we died in droves.

Sigurd
11-05-2008, 09:11 PM
Geek Bonus points. :)
Zebulon's Guide to the Frontiers


Zebulon (G2)
Anker * Mod E 0.9 20 RRS Plato None
Volturnus * Lt BI 1.0 24 ASS Leo None
Lulu None

So Anker has a moon called Plato & Volturnus has one called Leo and I think one called Lulu

And no that wasn't from memory :).


Sigurd

NeonKnight
11-05-2008, 09:37 PM
Actually Leo and Lulu are the names of the Moons from Pale in the Truane's Star System.

Sigurd
11-07-2008, 11:33 PM
I just typed what Zebulon wrote....


:)

Sigurd

Midgardsormr
11-08-2008, 01:40 AM
***Yeah ME!!*** :)

I played Star Frontiers a long time ago, I think I was one of those mutable, trash can looking thingies.

Dralasite. My character was one of those also, long, long ago.

Steel General
11-08-2008, 09:57 AM
Dralasite. My character was one of those also, long, long ago.

Ahhh...thanks Midgard :)

NeonKnight
11-08-2008, 01:26 PM
I played a Yazirian, and my friend played a Vrusk.

NeonKnight
11-12-2008, 01:25 AM
So a new update to the Map....FINALLY :D

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Ascension
11-12-2008, 01:31 AM
That sun looks pretty killer and that planet with the dozen moons looks good too. The ellipses look spot on. Nice job.

nolgroth
11-12-2008, 05:12 AM
Downright awesome map. Currently I am running in the Star Frontiers setting (sort of) using the HERO System rules. Been about 2 1/2 years running off and on. This map would be an awesome resource for that game.

Steel General
11-12-2008, 08:06 AM
Cool Stuff NK!

Just one little nit-picky thing - shouldn't the "callouts" have a fourth line projecting from them? Not a big-deal really, just something that caught my eye.

NeonKnight
11-12-2008, 02:41 PM
OK, some additional Tweaking to the map. More to come shortly.

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NeonKnight
11-14-2008, 03:30 PM
So, I consider this challenge entry complete.

Do I think it will win? Nah. But I had fun, learnt a bit more photoshop, so maybe next I will have an even better entry. I would have loved to play with animations on this, as this style just SCREAMS animation, so who knows. If I have time between my studies and stuff I will revisit this, otherwise.......

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Gamerprinter
11-14-2008, 05:38 PM
Looks good! Good luck in the challenge!

GP

nolgroth
11-14-2008, 05:58 PM
The concepts are cool, but I think the whole "inset" thing would work much better for something like Flash animation. For one, the labels for Fromeltar and Ktsk Kar blend in so well with the overlay that they could be mistaken for in-system entities.

Overall, I love this map. I love the Star Frontiers setting and this map is truly a dedication to those fun days as a kid where I pored over those poster maps and rules and those little spaceship chits. Thank you for making it. I'm glad you had fun and learnt a few things as well.

mmmmmpig
11-20-2008, 03:06 PM
When I started reading through this thread and looking at your first couple of WiP's I thought that the idea was well designed but a little "blah." Then I got to the last few WiP's with the insets and call outs and saw the halftoning on the screen image. This is a very strong piece.

It is very easy to feel like this is a screen capture of some program with roll-overs and such. Really top-notch stuff here.

NeonKnight
11-21-2008, 04:22 PM
OK, so I thought, What the Hell! I am bored, and figured I would try my hand at some crappy animation :D

http://www3.telus.net/NeonKnight/Frontier.swf

Be patient, it does take a little time to load in.

mmmmmpig
11-21-2008, 04:41 PM
That animation works great!

Ascension
11-21-2008, 05:25 PM
That's pretty darn cool, nice job.

Steel General
11-21-2008, 05:35 PM
Not bad at all NK, kudo's for giving it a shot.

Just wish FLASH worked better with things that aren't vector graphics...