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by Ellis Dee
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Mods, Clones and other Fan Content
Topic: Ideas for a map tool (also introduction)
Replies: 8
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Re: Ideas for a map tool (also introduction)

Now, see, that's an excellent thought and it would never have occurred to me. Thanks much!
by Ellis Dee
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Mods, Clones and other Fan Content
Topic: Ideas for a map tool (also introduction)
Replies: 8
Views: 5018

Re: Ideas for a map tool (also introduction)

Yep, good thought. That's part of the Planetary Database, which is the data I'm going with, so I have that already. (There's a downloadable version of the P.D. linked at the top of the chart on this page .) I just now finished the feature where I can draw constellation lines just by clicking two sta...
by Ellis Dee
Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Mods, Clones and other Fan Content
Topic: Ideas for a map tool (also introduction)
Replies: 8
Views: 5018

Re: Ideas for a map tool (also introduction)

Yep on all that. Originally I started doing the constellation line connections by hand, typing lists of star initials (eg: ab,bg,ga) but now I think it makes more sense to make the map interactive first. Then it would be quicker to add the ability to "draw" the constellations by clicking stars. Also...
by Ellis Dee
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Mods, Clones and other Fan Content
Topic: Ideas for a map tool (also introduction)
Replies: 8
Views: 5018

Ideas for a map tool (also introduction)

Hi there, I'm new here. I just started writing a map tool for Star Control 2, and was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for features they'd like to see. Once finished I'll release it as freeware, along with complete source code. It's only been 2 or 3 days, but so far the map draws the stars. I...