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08-04-2010, 04:21 PM
I started a world projet from scratch after reading the tutorials available in this forum.
I chose to begin with the tectonic plates, major mountain ranges and oceanic currents.
Before going further, I'd be grateful to anyone giving his opinion/advice.
Colors used are obvious, nevertheless :
The thin blue lines are oceanic ridges.
The thick faded blue lines are oceanic currents.
The thick faded brown lines are mountain ranges.
08-04-2010, 06:52 PM
Your currents don't look quite right. Also you don't seem to denote any plates where your mountain ranges are. Try downloading this (http://e23.sjgames.com/item.html?id=XRPFREE2), a good read even if you don't use the techniques.
08-06-2010, 04:03 AM
Thanks for the link. It will be usefull.
08-06-2010, 05:28 PM
Thanks for the link.
Here is a first draft of the ocean floor (with a ridge) :
08-06-2010, 09:43 PM
I'm not sure how geographically correct your ocean ridge is, but I like the overall look of the map and the shape of your land...seems like you're off to a good start.
08-07-2010, 06:48 AM
Thanks for your comment.
This work is not intended to be fully realistic. It's meant to become a realistic-enough basis to a strategy game.
By the way, my apologies if my english is not academic ;)
08-07-2010, 05:22 PM
I get it, and it looks okay, something like this: http://www.semp.us/_images/biots/Biot217PhotoA.jpg. Keep on going.
08-08-2010, 12:09 PM
Here are mountains and ice shelves (not satisfied with the north shelf) :
08-09-2010, 10:10 AM
When you see the oceanic ridge in the world view it looks too uniform. The width and the gentle curvature.
08-09-2010, 12:23 PM
I have to work on that :(
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