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Black Baron has commented on the following diary entries

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A checklist for new mappers starting a country (Inspiration and making the country) 12 days ago

Use a logical approach: why are those cities and towns at the actual places? Obviously there are geographical reasons, mainly because of the natural resources and the geopolitical environment. Thus, the first point is yo create the natural structure of the country. After that, create the towns and think about the best place for the main city. Connect the places with roads and railways thinking about the ancient connections and their evolution. And... Voilà! You've got the best starting point for a good job. After that you must develop the elements and fine details..

Map of the languages of the World 25 days ago

Although incomplete, I think it is a good idea. Creating links between countries and cultures and bring information to all of us might give us new ideas and bring some new projects to life.

A creation myth 29 days ago

Please, consider to include the Kitani Reef on the Edetanea Convention on Wetlands. Thank you!

Aangland - Any ideas/help? 2 months ago

@Marcello, I don't think that being in the tropics would be equal to poverty. Maybe in the real world, but not in OGF if you consider a different history. Although also located in the tropics, for example, Castilea Archantea is a well developed democratic country with wide economical sources and a very wide climate range due to its northern and central mountain ranges. So, geographical features are the most important to define at first time, in order to develop a historical background and construct the modern situation. Tropical is not equal to poverty at all.

Any Amateur Astronomers around here? 3 months ago

Hello from Castilea Archantea!

Weekly Word #12 4 months ago

WOW!

:-O

That's great!

Weekly Word #11 4 months ago

Here is a contribution from Castilea Archantea ...

"Centro de Interpretación de la Fauna Acuícola del Río Edeta" AND "Instituto de Acuicultura de Los Mardos"

new country 4 months ago

Welcome! Feel free to link your country with Castilea Archantea, in front of you. Perhaps some history could be related? I'm sure that Caladea and Wallea love this possible relationship inside our Archantean Union. For the history of the region maybe Cordinea is a good name in Edetanese :-P

Happy mapping!

Cycling provision in OGF cities 6 months ago

Climate change exists just as the Earth moves around the Sun. Since it is a scientifically proven fact, everything else is personal opinion that has no place today. Anyway, do not bring populism to OGF. I do not think it's an issue to keep talking about. Those of us who want to create a better world in OGF and try ideas have a right to do so. Similarly, those who believe that the present economy is above natural rights and the future of our children also have the right to maintain their ideas. Given that this debate is not going to convince each other and that, fortunately, those of us who believe in climate change are the majority in the real world, I think that it should be closed already and dedicate ourselves to mapping, which is, after all, the Purpose of OGF.

Cycling provision in OGF cities 6 months ago

Castilea Archantea is a green country and by the next year long bike routes will be constructed. In addition, electric cars are preferred by our population, which reads, studies and/or works in most scientific projects. Alternative energies are also preferred by the government. By the next months you will find there a lot of mountain tracks and places to know the mountains, rivers, lakes, wetlands, beaches, and so on... . Happy mapping! Great idea.

Feedback for Velasco, Las Islas Serenas 6 months ago

Wonderful work! Feel free to share the culture of Islas Serenas with Castilea Archantea!

Countries that did large scale colonization? 8 months ago

Castellán was one of the big colonizers at the OGF World.

Density in OGF 8 months ago

I'm actually adding a lot of details in some areas of Edetanea, Pujo and Pucena.

http://opengeofiction.net/#map=17/-16.32509/129.83913 http://opengeofiction.net/#map=19/-16.39374/129.91683 http://opengeofiction.net/#map=17/-16.39062/129.90586

Happy high detailed mapping! ;-P

Possible origins of Christianity (Christic Movement) in our OGF World. 8 months ago

The main religion in Castilea Archantea is the catajarism, similar to the ancient catharism, although the tahuel religion persists in the northern regions of the country. Also, I'm planning the construction of a religious way similar to the St James Way in Spain, which will cross all Castilea Archantea.

Greetings people of OGF! 8 months ago

Welcome! Kind regards from Castilea Archantea. I agree with pawl and portopolis. Natural structures first.

Velomobile Racing 8 months ago

Country: Castilea Archantea.

:-P

Velomobile Racing 8 months ago

Team: Corredors de Foc d'Edetanea. Hernán Sumiedo Castrillo. Elisa Sumiedo Castrillo.

RACE: Circular de Sierra Murviedra

Cruise Lines 9 months ago

Castilea Archantea is a wonderful country to travel. It's coast has the beautiful city of Edetanea with the old town and castle and lot of things to do and places yo discover. Another gem is the city of Adra, with the old town at the top of a great cliff. Caetanea and Providencia, next to the White River Delta, are very beautiful too. There are long beaches, woods, jungles, mountains and rivers near the coast. The protected areas of the Edeta River and L'Horta d'Edetanea Wetlands are known all over the world. The ancient city of Nauk-Um-Puj, actually known as Pujo, has ruins and ancient pyramids to explore...

Wiki / Map Server Issues? 9 months ago

I think that the wiki is a useful tool when we don't have access to a useful computer. Limiting the time for editing is complex because a lot of people have a chaotic free time to do this. The wiki is useful to acquire a wide point of view of your country or smaller mapping structures. Maybe we can add a symbol to show easily which countries want to achieve a whole world integration, including historic background, languages, etc.

Wiki / Map Server Issues? 9 months ago

Hello mappers. I think that the destiny of the OGF World, considered as a mathematical abstraction, has two possibilities. The first one, without wiki, points to a chaotic future, with no common history. The second one, although implies a very far destiny, tends to the interrelation between cultures and the integration of elements. To achieve this future, the wiki is necessary. Although mapping in OGF is a great pleasure, constructing the OGF world background while mapping is a better experience for me and other users. Happy mapping... and constructing the OGF world background!