Dumb questions from a newbie

Posted by trabantemnaksiezyc on 14 March 2016 in English (English).

thereshouldbeapicture Well, hi! I did this thing in open teritorry and (i put nearby city for comparition) completely broke the scale. Do i need to remove it? Because i kinda like how it looks, also it’s my first city. And other question - i know that I need a few more days to claim a country but i’m asking anyway: are “ER” “KA” “OR” and “PE” continents still in construction? If they aren’t, anyone knows when will they be allowed for building?

Sorry for my bad English, it’s not my native language.

Location: 20.791, 87.676

Comment from isleño on 14 March 2016 at 16:35

Don’t worry, these aren’t dumb questions. :-)

You’re not required to fix the sizing of Austeria, but it’s good etiquette to do so, and it’ll help you improve your mapping skills.

At the same time, there’s no need to delete anything. Using the JOSM map editor you can select the whole town and shrink it down to a more appropriate size. Feel free to ask for help with that, if you like.

As for the new continents, the admin team would like to open them up soon, but we still have a few things we need to sort out first. So it’s hard to say when that will happen.

That said, we normally recommend that new users start out by claiming a small territory, and there are dozens of those available to choose from. If there’s something specific you’re looking for in a territory, feel free to contact admin and we’ll be happy to help you out.

Comment from trabantemnaksiezyc on 14 March 2016 at 17:10

Thanks for answering my questions! Actually, claiming a small territory was what i wanted to do from start :) . I have JOSM installed so i’ll try to fix this town ;) .

Comment from _zM on 14 March 2016 at 18:56

I made a small rail transit map of the area.


Comment from _zM on 14 March 2016 at 19:03

And the scale problems - I have these too.

Comment from trabantemnaksiezyc on 14 March 2016 at 19:48

Well… nice railway system.

Comment from Bstn on 14 March 2016 at 20:30

I guess that I’m building to small if I look at the streets and Gobras City suburbs and compare them to mine o.O . In fact your question is not “dumb”. Everybody makes mistakes especially when you’re new to mapping. With the time you’ll get a feeling for things. Scaling it a little bit will solve the problem. Also nice to see you editing at Lito Island (Lonowaii District) and giving the island more progress. Greetings, Bstn.

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