Okay, so +Dyson Logos
went and made a Florida-shaped dungeon and that got me thinking about another way of making the next ECD:
Here's the idea. We'll use a gridded map of Europe (I like this one: https://www.entsoe.eu/fileadmin/template/other/images/map_entsoe.png
) for a base template. Each grid unit corresponds to a 5x5 square (so Luxembourg (LU) is a 5x5, Switzerland (CH) is a 10x10 with a 5x10 extension; Denmark (DK) is a 10x20 with a 5x5 notch out of the top; etc.)
At that scale, the Euro Dungeon spanning from Portugal to Romania and Bulgaria (but omitting Scandanavia, the Baltics, and the UK) would more or less fill a 36" x 48" sheet. That's six times as large as the first ECD for those of you keeping score at home, (though there is some white space in this).
To make the connections, we'd start with assigning one person to a country, and then as participants claimed other countries, the two parties would have to agree on how to make connections on their shared border. For the larger countries, if someone wanted to organize a team, and divide the country up into regions, they could do that. Or someone could be ambitious and take all of one of the bigger countries.
If I'm counting right, I have 25 countries in this. With some teams, we might end up with 30 or so participants. Or we might scale things back if there aren't that many people who want to take part.
The beauty of this is that everyone can be working on it more or less simultaneously. Once you've negotiated all your borders, you're free to go.
If there's enough interest, we could kick this off this week, and aim to have it wrapped up by the end of August.
So, whaddaya think?