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linlin
02-04-2011, 09:27 PM
Hello!
Here is my project of redo the map of the wargame Crusader Rex (http://www.columbiagames.com/cgi-bin/query/cfg/zoom.cfg?product_id=3226)

this was the included map:
http://www.columbiagames.com/pix/3226-crusader-photo.gif
http://www.columbiagames.com/pix/3226-map-400.jpg

it is quite well done, but i disliked the use of too colorfull palette here.. so i tried to make a more "medieval" looking map:
it's still a WIP, but it's getting close too be finished..
i'm curious of what you think about it!

Ascension
02-04-2011, 09:42 PM
I like this very much. I can't think of anything that I'd change - great job, man.

Immolate
02-04-2011, 10:15 PM
Agreed, very appealing. The 3d text doesn't really flow though. Small thing though.

Jaxilon
02-04-2011, 11:40 PM
That's really nice. I like it better than the original one.

jbgibson
02-05-2011, 01:10 AM
I like it, that's what I think :-). A lot.

Clercon
02-05-2011, 03:51 AM
Really nice done and much better then the original in my opinion. Now I have yet another reason to buy that game (good looking map). I've had my eyes on it for a long time and it seems to be a lot of fun.

Steel General
02-06-2011, 08:46 AM
Nicely done...

timallen
02-07-2011, 12:19 AM
Fantastic work. You nailed that early 20th century look. It could have been torn out of a textbook from 1920!

Makes me want to play the game too. I even own it, but havent played it yet. There never seems to be enough time to play war-games these days. Instead I just seem to buy them and read the rules.

Greenhorn
07-23-2011, 12:05 PM
Should be Aleppo instead of "Allepo".
You may also push "Qaddas(h?)" away from the frame.

I would make the "ends" of the rivers more tapering.

zogthedoomed
05-22-2013, 06:12 AM
Gorgeous. There was a guy did a similar reworking of, I think, Richard III, with a similar feel. But he also managed to revarnish some blocks in much more muted colours that just worked an absolute treat. Columbia should be learning from these.

vorropohaiah
05-22-2013, 06:27 AM
lovely colours on this one

Thtb
07-31-2013, 03:54 AM
Lovly map, would certainly look great if you give it a rugged look with some coffee and a bit of lighter work.