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05-10-2010, 09:44 AM
I'm working on another commission right now, this map will be for a Play by Email strategic campaign.

I'm taking a bit of a breather from the hand-drawn styles, and I forgot how much fun texturing a satellite styled map can be. The client has concerns about copyrights, so the fullview does have some watermarking embedded, plus it's posted at 50% of the working size. I have to say i've been thoroughly enjoying working on this map, and there's been a lot of positive working back and forth to get to this stage, it's nearly done now :)

I'm also posting a screenshot of a portion to show the detail at 100%. I *really* liked the zone borders when they were red, but some of the players are red-green colourblind, so i had to keep that into account when working on the overlays. If there are any colourblind members that view this map, I'd appreciate some feedback - to be honest, this is the first time I've needed to work with that specific condition in mind.

Aval Penworth
05-10-2010, 10:36 AM
Cool. Seems kinda unusual to have so many bordered regions in the sea. Must be part of the game requirements I guess. Nice textures.

Did they give you the regional names or did you make em up?

05-10-2010, 02:34 PM
Looks fantastic Coyotemax! I like the textures as well, and the colors too.


05-10-2010, 02:40 PM
looking good as usual - have a handfull of rep :)

05-10-2010, 03:41 PM
Not surprisingly, this looks great so far. I understand the need for a breather ... after that hand drawn monstrosity i just finished i'm working on three very non-hand drawn projects ;)

05-10-2010, 04:44 PM
Thanks everyone!
Aval, yes, the sea zones are that way for game purposes, there will be naval and land movement - don't want them having *too* much range without someone trying to hem them in :). Most of the names were provided to me, and I got a bit of leeway to fix a few things that didn't follow the standard naming convention.

05-10-2010, 08:08 PM
Awesome as usual. Love the textures, especially the mountains.

And, 'Big Belly Bay'. :D