No, I simply point out, that you can't base an Azeroth map on Earth facts.
If you cannot handle constructive feedback, don't ask for it..
who said "earth" facts? those are properties that planets have, they have orbits around stars, they have a rotation axis, and that axis has a certain angle with the plane in which they orbit the star. i said i made a globe map, you don't seem to understand what a globe, or planet is... that's not constructive feedback, that's just wierd
they said in blizzcon that when they made those maps, they knew they'd regret it because they wanted to complete the map latter
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still, you are missing the point, there is not a lot of information about the geography of the planet, and i made the map with what was reasonable to speculate, constructive criticism would be to point out what could be different and why
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Anyway, did anyone notice the terrain has a lot more complexity than in the google map version? and the lighting effect? and the effect on the maelstrom?
Also, anyone knows a good way top put some clouds? The ones from the filter in GIMP aren't very nice
Psst... someone add street view and make sure to get funny/embarrassing shots of characters outside their future homes.
hehe that would require lots of fly overs, but would be funny to see, maybe blizzard and google make an algorithm to make that automatically if we ask nicely?
Well, it looks like no one is interested in constructive anything, only being ignorant pseudo geeks that don't understand geometry and just like to say no for no particular reason... What a disapointent, i actually thought that people would like this, but i guess i misjudged this comunity.
Perhaps a higher resolution map would be on your next to-do-list?
what exactly did you say that was constructive in any way?
the map resolution is 2850x1800, it's a pretty high resolution, for more, you can use the website
It's pretty useless to try and apply Earth physics to Azeroth. The passive magic of things like leylines, the nether/planes connections, the well, etc completely alter basic climate structures. Outland shouldn't even be able to retain air at it's current size.
Looks like there are still 3-4 places in Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdoms where they can put zones like in Cataclysm...
I've always felt there was more to Azeroth. I never saw Pandaria as the south pole either, more like it was just one section of the whole of Azeroth. I don't count that stupid map in Ulduar anymore. They devs seem to ignore it completely anyway. We should too.
First there is no such thing as earth physics, just physics in general.
If you agree that azeroth is a planet with day night cycles and orbits a star, the rest is just optics and thermodynamics. it is obviously fictional, and in fiction sometimes you have things that wouldn't be possible.
Still the game is clearly based on a planet with day and night cycles, thus a rotational axis, a tendency to be colder on norther spots, therefore an equator line, and some differences can be explained by ley lines and things like that. Still it is not a complete map.
With this information, if you want to make a globe, you have to fill the gaps, and constructive critics would be saying things that could be there to fill those gaps that aren't mentioned in the game.
Oh, and don't try to talk about physics if you don't know what it is.