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Postby a-person1192 on Sat Jan 05, 2008 9:44 pm

i think it looks great.
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Postby RjBeals on Sat Jan 05, 2008 9:50 pm

AndyDufresne wrote: (And good job having an extremely well created first post with adequate information...especially loved the sketches/development. ;))


Just wanted to say thanks Andy. Tried to make it a little more personal for you foundry regulars. It takes a lot of time/work to research the major cities and geography of a foreign country. But It's really so much fun for me. I think I have more fun creating the maps than playing on them. I'm already a Björk / Sigur Rós fan - so I have to visit Iceland for sure, with this map on a T-Shirt!

I would have posted a draft sooner but I was trying to have the territ's worked out with the borders.

Here's my first draft working on the relief style of the landscape. (which is the image in my sig)

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Postby WidowMakers on Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:16 am

This looks awesome. Clean and simple while but very artistic. I just love the style of this map. I can't wait to see where this ends up.

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Postby AndyDufresne on Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:19 am

I like your ocean. You've always got a nice body (of water ;)).


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Postby jako on Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:12 am

great draft. this map will have lots of fans. i know im already a fan.
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Postby Coleman on Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:49 am

I don't like the sharp contrast between the natural looking green and mountains and those teal blobs.
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Postby Fieryo on Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:32 am

keep the glaciers. the circular nature of the territories it unique and i think it makes the map stand out a bit amongst the 70+ maps already available.
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Postby RjBeals on Sun Jan 06, 2008 3:27 pm

Coleman wrote:I don't like the sharp contrast between the natural looking green and mountains and those teal blobs.
yes, the glaciers may not fit how I envisioned them. They'll be worked on though.
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Postby Optimus Prime on Tue Jan 08, 2008 4:40 pm

I officially call dibs on the: In Honor of RjBeals Tournament when Dustbowl and Iceland are complete. If anyone else tries to do it I will hand down punishments.

My favorite maps are yours, RjBeals. By a landslide. :D
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Postby RjBeals on Tue Jan 08, 2008 4:54 pm

Optimus Prime wrote:I officially call dibs on the: In Honor of RjBeals Tournament when Dustbowl and Iceland are complete. If anyone else tries to do it I will hand down punishments.

My favorite maps are yours, RjBeals. By a landslide. :D


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Thanks prime.

I'll have an update soon - next day or two. I've been working, but not quite ready to post the image yet.
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Postby RjBeals on Wed Jan 09, 2008 10:32 pm

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Update (See first post for details so I don't have to retype)
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Postby RjBeals on Thu Jan 10, 2008 12:05 am

I see the southern region still has some missing borders where the old glacier was... will be fixed.
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Postby benny profane on Thu Jan 10, 2008 12:54 am

this map is simply stunning.
i can't wait to play it!
fieryo is right about the circular form...
i would vote against a north/south route.
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Postby Ruben Cassar on Thu Jan 10, 2008 6:56 am

This map is looking gorgeous RJ. Great work as always.

My only concern right now is the Eastern region. The colours used for Vopnafjordur and Egilsstadir are a bit too similar for me. I struggle to see where a continent ends and another one begins in that area.
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Postby Blitzaholic on Thu Jan 10, 2008 7:09 am

wow, great job, like the detail, this is your 1st draft?


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