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Fransie
05-21-2010, 11:32 AM
Northgate is an (so far unexplored) city my my ADnD game world. The map was made in Xara Xtreme. For the representation of the buildings I used the Big Lazy City method, see here (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?10400-Big-Lazy-City). This sped up the process dramatically.

Comments welcome!

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Rythal
05-21-2010, 04:55 PM
cool stuff! I like how the labels indicate that the citys has expanded over time. maybe in your next map you could also have the buildings look like it as well.

I also really like the walls for some reason. good job, rep'd.

Steel General
05-22-2010, 11:41 AM
This turned out quite nicely.

My only little nit-pick is that the 'building blocks' (for lack of a better term), seem to be "floating" above the land

Fransie
05-22-2010, 03:24 PM
The floating effect is because I gave the buildings a small shadow. This made the map look less bland.

Steel General
05-22-2010, 03:32 PM
I think if you soften the shadow a bit, it might alleviate some or all of the 'floating'.

Not a big deal, just something that caught my eye.

tilt
05-23-2010, 03:58 AM
Looks really good, and a fine example of the lazy city technique :)