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All versions of A&A on a world level use a distorted world map. The size of Europe is greatly exaggerated to make more room in the place that most of the events of World War Two took place. Further distortions have been made for improved game play. See the tables below. In general the Western hemisphere and Pacific has been greatly shrunk.

The comparisons for the world maps are based upon the following locations: Berlin,London,Los Angeles,Moscow,Rome,Tokyo,Washington.

The least distorted map is AAC at 40.7%. However, the absolute size of the distortions is smallest on the Big World map, which has more areas. All distances are in kilometers.

Map Average Scale Shortest Scale Longest Scale Standard Deviation: Relative Deviation
AA50 1083 310 1857 464 42.1%
AAC 1216 310 2159 494 40.7%
AAR 1139 310 1857 479 42.1%
Big World 811 310 1857 375 46.3%