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Fortunately for you, we already have just such a list prepared! Just head over to this question and take a look; just be careful you don't get overwhelmed by the sheer abundance of information there!


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I hope I'm answering your question properly. Here it goes: Efficiency vs Aesthetic: what was the purpose of a structure? Sure, a building may house a library, a DMV, etc., but is it built to be pretty or to be functional? Symbols/Flags: Kind of cliche, but do the citizens of this city show off their patriotism? Is it embedded in their culture? This can be ...


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As long as we're on the topic of mapmaking, I found that using the map editor for Civilization 5 was quite useful for the first draft of my map. Because it draws in hex tiles, it very easily lends itself to drawing to a scale. Just decide how big a single hex is, and your map will naturally be to scale. No need to measure anything. I then took a ...


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