Thanks for the warning about wotc, I’ll keep that in mind should it become an issue.
I scanned it into my tiny little 8.5x17 scanner, 8 scans per game board panel and just assembled them together where they overlapped in photoshop. I didn’t have to cut up my board to do it, but it took a lot of work to stitch everything together in photoshop and blend out the creases, etc. I used the clone stamp quite a bit. There were a few gaps as a result, but I was just able to reproduce the map imagery with the clone stamp.
I would be interested in some of the other improvements. I saw what you did with Central America / Manitoba but I didn’t feel that, for my sake, it was that unclear so I left it alone.
I might print it out. As I own the game I don’t really have the need to currently, but I was really impressed by what you did with the magnetic board and I was entertaining the idea of doing something similar as game space is hard to come by in my home, especially for a game that can take more than one days worth of playing to complete and leaving it in place is somewhat demanding, especially with cats. Right now I did this more so that I could have a digital copy with me so I can plan out strategies without having to set up the board.
I was also able to explicitly identify the font used. It’s “Barbedor” as far as I can tell.