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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #75 on: December 07, 2015, 12:27:51 AM »
@Vincent _Quill Hi there,  that map looks interesting, but hard to see. Please can you make it a bit bigger?
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Re: Calling All Maps!
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #77 on: December 07, 2015, 10:20:43 PM »
Still didn't work for me.  Hope you'll forgive this fix. Not well focused but easier to pick out  see all those states/countries- wow, that's some detail. There is plenty to play with in your New World :D.


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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #78 on: December 08, 2015, 09:23:15 PM »
Thanks  ;D ! I feel compelled to try another link for the full thing though, does this one work?

http://theshadowspact.wikia.com/wiki/File:World_map_experimental.png

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #79 on: December 08, 2015, 11:19:14 PM »
Thank you that's heaps better. Now really hope we're going to hear more about this world in future, please  keep us up to date as you go. ;D
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #80 on: December 09, 2015, 08:04:12 AM »
Thanks  ;D ! I feel compelled to try another link for the full thing though, does this one work?

http://theshadowspact.wikia.com/wiki/File:World_map_experimental.png
For some reason the full-size version scales down when you try to view it.
This full-size version (an old one from the file history) works (but it doesn't have all the nations/areas of the newer one).

Edit: Well, it worked back then...
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #81 on: February 04, 2016, 09:41:46 PM »
After some computer and software frustrations, I have decided to take a stab at things with pencil and paper. Stupid technology and such.

Wanted to share an amazing how-to book that has very cool tips:
How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps- Jared Blando

Wish me luck.


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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #82 on: February 04, 2016, 10:00:57 PM »
After some computer and software frustrations, I have decided to take a stab at things with pencil and paper. Stupid technology and such.

Wanted to share an amazing how-to book that has very cool tips:
How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps- Jared Blando

Wish me luck.
I'm a sucker for maps ;D
I used the 'look inside' feature of that book and looks amazing! I think you need a bit of talent, though, hehe, I think if I tried, all my maps would look like the blob on 'first draw a shape' ;)

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #83 on: February 04, 2016, 10:08:47 PM »
After some computer and software frustrations, I have decided to take a stab at things with pencil and paper. Stupid technology and such.

Wanted to share an amazing how-to book that has very cool tips:
How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps- Jared Blando

Wish me luck.
I'm a sucker for maps ;D
I used the 'look inside' feature of that book and looks amazing! I think you need a bit of talent, though, hehe, I think if I tried, all my maps would look like the blob on 'first draw a shape' ;)

Good luck!!

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Yeah, this could go very badly. I'll post the result, though. It will either be a successful looking map, or a picture of a crumpled ball of paper.


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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #84 on: February 05, 2016, 11:42:03 AM »
http://i57.tinypic.com/2nk8dur.jpg

Not sure how to scale it down so that it doesn't take up half the screen.
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #85 on: February 05, 2016, 11:48:57 AM »
Well, that's really cool. How long did that take to do?
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #86 on: February 05, 2016, 12:02:21 PM »
Well, that's really cool. How long did that take to do?

It was commissioned by a nice lady I found at the cartographer's guild.  :)
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #87 on: February 06, 2016, 04:49:35 AM »
Tried to put the new book to use! I got much farther this way than using the computer.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #88 on: February 22, 2016, 05:11:11 PM »
I'm just curious to see peoples maps they made, either just for fun or for books they're writing
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #89 on: February 23, 2016, 01:57:21 AM »
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