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Weird tile bug I found on Earth map near Australia

Discussion in 'Civ1 - General Discussions' started by riderr3, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. riderr3

    riderr3 Chieftain

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    Pollution on water?
    Interestingly, but on earlier versions of EXE these tiles shown as unexplored.
    And it's only visible when entering city.
     
  2. Mize

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    I'm pretty sure this is the 'seam' of the world, where the map wraps around to form the illusion of a globe. It's a column a couple of squares wide where there can be only ocean. The squares in that column are also unworkable and give that pollution/unhappiness effect in the city view. In randomly generated maps that column is never accessible by a city site, but the Earth map has some oddities that do not appear in random worlds, like diagonally connected ocean and/or land tiles. Is this the stock Earth map or a modded one? I haven't played Earth in decades and don't remember Australia being like this.
     
  3. riderr3

    riderr3 Chieftain

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    Yeah, this is the stock Earth map. East coast of Australia.
     
  4. Mize

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    Call it the Great Barrier Reef.
     

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