View Full Version : May 2011 Challenge Entry - Empire
05-02-2011, 10:15 PM
Not quite sure what this is going to be named yet, but I'll be going for some sort of norse inspired empire spanning many islands and continents. The style will be an evolution of my Celinir (http://www.cartographersguild.com/album.php?albumid=191&attachmentid=28333) map.
05-02-2011, 10:38 PM
wow.. that already looks great. Looking forward to seeing more! Love the colors.
05-02-2011, 11:18 PM
Looks good. There's some clear directional ridging that looks like a bump map artifact on the NW side of a couple of the mountains that might be worth breaking up a little.
Love the colours - but at the moment they're not making me think Norse. The warm colour palette speaks more of a Mediterranean map to me. Love the broken coastline and islands - good stuff!
05-03-2011, 09:57 PM
Thanks for the suggestions.
updated the colours and also layed out the extent of territories. Subject to Change.
PS 500th post :D
05-04-2011, 12:06 PM
That looks great. Congrats on 500 as well. :)
05-04-2011, 12:18 PM
That's looking really nice.
05-13-2011, 06:03 PM
thanks for the encouragement all!
05-14-2011, 06:30 PM
Really nice clean feel to this map...I really like it too.
05-23-2011, 08:39 PM
not sure about the mountains, feels like they dont fit or something. will probably change in a later version
05-23-2011, 09:03 PM
05-23-2011, 09:27 PM
last one for the night.
05-23-2011, 09:38 PM
The mountains are pretty much lost. Not sure how you envision them.
05-24-2011, 07:12 AM
Thanks Ascension. I think I have them worked out now.
05-25-2011, 01:50 PM
great job Rythal, love the colors and looking at it I get this story in my head about this big empire in time of war, with a huge fleet to protect all them bits and pieces. cheers, DJ
05-25-2011, 04:24 PM
Yeah, totally dig maritime empires.
05-25-2011, 04:34 PM
Very Cool. :)
05-28-2011, 07:13 PM
Mostly doing the visual opium now.
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05-29-2011, 12:24 AM
I like that way of phrasing it. :D "Visual opium"... lol.
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