Yet another X³ sector map - v3.0 - Upd.: 30 Nov 2006

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Which one do you prefer?

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Nicholas Kabourakis
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Yet another X³ sector map - v3.0 - Upd.: 30 Nov 2006

Post by Nicholas Kabourakis » Wed, 28. Dec 05, 14:09

Working links from xdownloads:
Image (large)

Image (small)

Mirrors for V3 maps provided by esd. :thumb_up:

Hi all,

I decided to create these maps because the ones already offered didn't confront with how I was accustomed to view the various races. For example, Argon sectors were illustrated with pink or blue color. Since the time of X-btf, I used some maps that illustrated Argons as yellow, Borons as blue etc. Now it seems that the very nice person (sorry, but I don’t know who it is) who made those maps all these years didn’t produce one for X3, so I tried to copy his/her style and create one that resembles those maps, both in style and color-code.

One added plus to this design IMHO is the fact that the map is actually printable. That is, it’s actually readable if printed on a single sheet of paper.

There are two versions offered, both in pdf format. A small one (yaX3sm_v3s.pdf 74Kb) witch provides only the essential information of sectors, shipyards, etc and a large one (yaX3sm_v3l.pdf 393Kb) which is the same in terms of the information offered, but has a bit of eye-candy also.

Please fell free to post here any requests, corrections, etc.

Since I am quite busy (and quite lazy) to maintain and enhance these maps, I will be more than happy to give the Excel file to anyone who would like to do so. I have one request though… Please keep them simple, and use the same color for the respective races. If interested please reply to this thread. First one to do so, gets the file.

By the way, if someone wants to host these maps to his/hers web site, just do it please. Don’t ask me for permission and the usual yada-yada.

Well, that’s it. Hope you like them!
Happy X³ing,


EDIT: Poll created.

EDIT 31/12/2005: rnu kindly mirrored the files since people repoted trouble downloading from my filelodge account. Thank you rnu! :)
Note: These downloads refer to version 1.0
rnu wrote:I can host off my Filefront account
EDIT::: ... einfo.html for the large ... einfo.html for the small
EDIT 03/01/2006: Updated with version 2.0 information.

EDIT 13/01/2006: Maps were mirrored to filefront.

EDIT 06/02/2006: RobyX volunteered to translate the large map in Italian Image. Much appreciated RobyX :)

EDIT 28/3/2006: The maps are also provided in varius 300dpi picture formats (bmp, jpg, tiff and png). Yet another X³ sector map - v2.0 - 300dpi pictures.rar

EDIT 30/11/2006: Maps updated to version 3.0 in order to include X³'s v2.0.02 new sectors.

EDIT 01/12/2006: :arrow: esd saved the day by hosting the maps! :D


Version History

V3.0: Updated with "Bala Gi Research Missions" new sectors: "Senator’s Badlands" and "Elysium of Light".
v2.0: Updated to visually differentiate between core and border sectors.
v1.0: Initial release

Edit: Added links from xdownloads. X2-Illuminatus
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Post by flnhst » Wed, 28. Dec 05, 14:20

Thank you!!!

Have been waiting for this a long time.

Its finally readable when i print this out.
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Post by octessence » Thu, 29. Dec 05, 19:59

Good work!

It is especially useful being able to print it out as X3 doesn't alt-tab properly.

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Post by Zathos » Thu, 29. Dec 05, 21:06

The map I've been waiting for :)

Thank you :D
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Post by SSS383 » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 07:34

the PDF file downloads painfully slow, any idea what might be wrong?

The file is being reported as damaged at filelodge.

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Post by Rakeris » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 07:43

Yeah, I can't even download it, it gets so far done then stops. It won't open after it gets does, says it's damaged.

I was only downloading at .05kbs >.<
If it moves shoot it, if it doesn't pick it up.

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Post by Krytoss » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 07:43

filelodge took a while, but eventually dled it...server probably just getting hammered tonight with something

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Post by SSS383 » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 07:48

I really need a good X3 map, I dont like those maps I've seen that look all funny, anyone downloaded this map? Could you offer it for emailing?

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Post by Mobuj » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 08:55

FAB job! :)

I reccomend it to anyone.

Had no trouble getting em.

Three cheers to Nicholas Kabourakis
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Post by Farseer Ulwithy » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 09:18

Ive got some webspace so Id be happy to host these rather than people having to email it around... as soon as my download finishes.

Wow... make that if they finish.

Yeah... nm.
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Post by Marijn » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 09:56

Great maps, there's only one thing i'm missing in every map. I'd like a map where it says if the sector is a core sector or a border one. It's importand for us pirates/assasins/etc.

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Post by BigVern » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 10:28

Nice map, similar to the one that became my bible in X2. Printing now.
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Post by rnu » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 10:31

I can host off my Filefront account
EDIT::: ... einfo.html for the large ... einfo.html for the small
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Post by .Scotts. » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 10:37

Good job , a well made map .

Am sure it will come in very handy , the old one is looking a bit
battered these days :D

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Post by Kaiser Kraft » Sat, 31. Dec 05, 10:49

Nicholas (Copper Bottom)

Nice job tis a beautiful thing!

Pity the M25 has been neglected and maybe there is a middle way where is the medium option?

Opps sorry I think I have been spending way too much time reading the X forums.

Thanks mate I'm way to lazy to draw a map let alone keep it up to date.

Trouble with this game is you can't stick your head out the window and ask the way...maybe in 1.4?…Window winder and aimless people hanging around here and there…oh yes a mod script to replace some of the new roids with aimless liggers that know the universe like the back of their hand but still manage to send you off in the wrong direction…we need and I.D marker for those guys so we go back ‘n zap em though.

Ok I'm going to bed now well they tell me its bed more of a comfy room really very quiet though.

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