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Re: Nikola's map

On Thursday 14 December 2006 13:30, Jens Granseuer wrote:
> On 14.12.2006 09:56, Nikola Smolenski wrote:
> > On Tuesday 12 December 2006 23:47, Jens Granseuer wrote:
> > > Well, you wouldn't have to change the map much. I think it would
> > > qualify as a big river the way it is now. However, a lake would do the
> > > trick just as well. Probably a little better, even.
> >
> > OK, I'll adapt the briefings then. Could you give me names for the lakes?
> Uh, want to shove the hardest part of map creation onto the
> shoulders of others, huh?
> Well, anyway, suggestions:
> Glass Lake
> Lake Sone
> Lake Yukarwa
> Lake Quasari
> I'm sure somebody else can come up with better ones.
> We already discussed this once a long time back, but does
> anyone feel like drafting a layout for the geography of
> Nexus (or the Yalwa province since that's what would be
> most helpful for the current campaign)?
> Nikola, when changing the briefing I think it's important
> to put this mission into the campaign context. After
> "Clipped Wings", the next mission (4) will feature the main
> body of the FNA moving north across (most of) the Sarot
> Plains, where they will be harrassed by lots of EoK troops
> (especially aircraft) without having freindly bases to
> retreat to. After that (in mission 6) whatever is left of
> them will attack Lula, the second bigger city already
> mentioned in the plot outline [1].
> In the meantime, the smaller arm will also advance northwards,
> but west of the plains, behind a smaller mountain range.
> They will try to keep the Empire from throwing too many
> forces at those marching out in the open. This is what your
> map (number 5), should be about. Now, trying to keep the
> Empire from constructing a channel sounds like it would
> generate nice long-term benefits, but the FNA should rather
> be looking for short-term advantages here (like attacking
> comm stations or taking down airfields like they did in
> "Clipped Wings" or raiding supply lines or something).
> Maybe somebody has other good ideas?

I do: one of the lakes is lake Lula. So there is immediate benefit (and I'll 
made the channel even closer to being finished).