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  1. 1994 - House of Representatives

    Version 1 has been posted to the campaigns website; http://campaigns.270soft.com/2018/01/05/1994-house-of-representatives-v-1/
  2. Alabama Senate Special Election 2017

    Would definitely be interested in this one.
  3. 1994 - House of Representatives

    Wont be going super low but will include the Libertarians/independents as a first release and might go more minor in another version (most likely any party that got over 50k votes nationwide) otherwise you would be looking at groups with less that 0.1%. Not even sure the engine can handle lower percents?
  4. Currently working on a 1994 House of Representatives scenario using the 1996 PI scenario by vcczar as a base for issues. What's done? States, Districts, Electorate estimates. Percentage data for 46 states (GOP, DEM plus Bernie Sanders and second placed independents) To do Candidate strengths in each district 4 = Majority/minority leaders 3 = Other Incumbents 2 = Challengers Polling for NY, CA, PA, TX, Turnout Money/fundraising coefficients Surrogates Advice is appreciated for any issue changes/additions/suggestions Thanks
  5. Future of PMI poll

    PMI Commonwealth could have a nice ring to it with Australian, Canadian and UK scenarios together etc.
  6. I thought I would share a quick guide to map making for the 270soft games using paint.net 1. Create a new file in Paint.net with the canvass size set to 501 x 381. Find the image you are going to base the map on and paste on to the blank canvass resizing to fit the image on your canvass. Now you need create a new layer Now you have the new layer you need to select the pencil tool and trace the borders, preferably using black but you can use any colour and repaint later. I have used red for this example. Now you can delete the background layer Your map should now look like this; Now you can start to fill in the map and repaint the outlines but when you do this, make sure the anti-aliasing is set to disabled, this will ensure any colour you fill in will not blur. I often fill the background with a different colour to see if the map is clean of other unwanted colours and then use the magic wand feature to select the background and delete it again. Your map should be like this, I use grey for the fill colour as it allows the text to be visible when placing co-ordinates and abbreviations in the PI, PMI editors. I now paste the default background (main-map-background.bmp) as a new layer and set it to a lower priority to the map If all is successful your map will look like this. You will need to merge the two layers and then save as a bitmap image (24 bit) I would also recommend getting used to the various features/functions of paint.net as this will make it easier and quicker to create and edit maps. (and of course practice) https://forums.getpaint.net/forum/18-tutorials-publishing-only/ If anyone has other tips/questions I can amend the tutorial. Thanks
  7. tri-state area map

    I've had a crack at this one, Thanks. tri-state map.bmp
  8. How else do you reduce the LAB and CON vote as I've tried the 2 attack strategy you have used and I can only end up with about 70-100 seats? Thanks
  9. http://campaigns.270soft.com/2017/10/15/2016-united-states-presidential-election-in-new-hampshire-beta-version/ I have uploaded a working scenario for the 2016 Presidential Election localised to New Hampshire. Feel free to comment and suggest improvements. Thanks
  10. PR

    @admin_270 Not sure if it would help but maybe if we the forum members could create the scenarios as betas, so only the game engine would need the update. I wouldn't mind having a go at porting a few of the German scenarios from K4E to PMI (obviously without Hare-Niemeyer) but it would get us closer, it would also give an idea of the types of PR systems people want also? Thanks
  11. TheMiddlePolitical upcoming foreign election series

    I have a part completed South Korea 2017 election that I can send if you want to use it as a base?
  12. WIP - Weimar Republic 1933

    Nice, the app looks really neat.
  13. What scenarios should I make?

    All look good but given the former Mayor of London is now foreign secretary the London ones would be interesting
  14. UK EU Referendum 2016 (Beta)

    I'll most likely add these as alternate leaders with the relevant politicians from each group as their surrogates, There will be further updates to fix bugs and flesh the scenario out..
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