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  1. A few bits of relevant info: Printi has sale for Memorial Day: 20% off site wide until Wednesday, May 30th (ending at an unspecified time) with coupon code MEMORIALDAY20 No progress on the HotE tiles yet because I've been busy: I'll again solicit help for image editing work finishing up the last of the HotE tiles as well as future expansion tiles. I hope to have a bock of staycation time in July to do some more work on the project. Have a great holiday US-based folks and I hope everyone gets a chance to see Solo! 😀
  2. Since the 4-player maps are of greatly varying size I don't have a pre-created PDF of all of them. You can download the 300 DPI JPGs and combine them as you like to create a PDF to submit to Printi or use the code provided on the website if you have some familiarity with Python. (If anyone an assembled image already let @GottaBadFeelingAboutThis know.) BTW: To get the size in inches you divide the pixel dimensions of the 300 DPI image by 300.
  3. I've updated the project with a spelling correction for Ahsoka on the Uscru Entertainment District map that rotated in to tournament play (thanks @a1bert). I also updated the strip of 3 in-rotation tournament maps to use this new map. See these updates on the main project page. PS: as far as the project goes: no updates on new maps. I took a new job in January that's kept me busy. The B-Side tiles from HotE have been scanned but need to be edited to remove the puzzle pieces before we can build the remaining maps. If you're interested in helping please get in touch via PM.
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    KublaCon May 2018

    My partner and I will be at Kubla either way. We'd be happy to play in a tournament if there is one. (She's in the IA NorCal FB group too.)
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    Tyrants of Lothal

    It's almost like they came up 3-points short on purpose...
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    Skirmish Resources

    Now pinned! Yay! Great work @wannabepudge and thanks for the links to my podcast and map project.
  7. Pixart/Printi in the USA prints at 300 DPI which makes the printouts look close to the tiles (sometimes even better depending on my retouching). I'm pretty sure that Pixart EU did the same 300 DPI. At 100 DPI you're sacrificing a lot of detail but things should still be playable. You could use the lower resolution images for 100 DPI prints. These smaller images are half scale so effectively 150 DPI. The pre made PDFs are made with the 300 DPI versions and are expected to be printed at 300 DPI (which is a common printing DPI value).
  8. You are correct with respect to the 2-player maps. There is also a 4-player map from the HotE box that has not been made into an image yet. Since there have been a number of recent changes (around the Printi switch), please let us know how your order goes and if there are any difficulties that could be smoothed over. Thanks!
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    Pinned Threads for Skirmish?

    Thanks for compiling all those links @wannabepudge If you're okay being the editor go ahead and make a new thread with appropriate title. Then we can use the 'Report Post' link that shows in the upper right of each post on mouseover to let the mods know about it. Normally this is for bad posts but we can write in the note that we'd like the thread to be pinned.
  10. I noticed some of the other IA sub-forums have pinned topics (like Sorastro's Painting), but we don't have any here in the Skirmish sub forum. Are there any threads that are worth pinning? I'm thinking specifically of skirmish resources (list builders, vassal etc) and/or advice for new players, as those are common questions on here. Do people have nominations for good thread we should pin? And/or does anyone want to compile a number of suggestions into a single post in a new post/thread (and continue to edit it) that we could ask the mods to pin?
  11. I updated the script to generate PDFs (as noted by @Fightwookies) and key off the 108 inch limit that @Ragemundo and @wannabepudge discovered (the script now stitches as many maps together in a strip as it can under 108 inches in width). So all the strips have been updated because of these changes. (@jconway2002 the All Maps group is now updated as you were asking about.) Everything is available on the GitHub Project Page
  12. Unfortunately no: the changes from the switch to Printi required a number of changes and I haven't made them all yet. I'll try to get those updated this weekend. Thanks for the reminder.
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    Can't seem to download the new map to print from Github

    Hey @Mandelore of the Rings it's a good idea to ping me ( @nickv2002 ) and/or respond in the map project thread so I see your issue. I'm assuming you're looking at this image: which you should be able to right click and "Save As" (or similar verbiage) in any browser. Hope that gets you sorted.
  14. Printi currently is offering 15% Banners (the product for printing these maps) with code BANNERS15 Should bring the per-map prices down to about $6 each if you order a few at a time.
  15. Thanks to corrections and info from @ricope, @Ragemundo, and @wannabepudge I've updated the GitHub project page and maps with the following changes. Fix typo in Paps map thanks to @ricope Create HotE group for printing (just 2 maps so far, but will expand as more are created) Adjust sizes in AllMaps group to be max of 6 maps in a strip and less than 108 inches wide (thanks to @Ragemundo and @wannabepudge for separate bits of info here)