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Rythal
05-02-2011, 11:15 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.

RjBeals
05-02-2011, 11:38 PM
wow.. that already looks great. Looking forward to seeing more! Love the colors.

torstan
05-03-2011, 12:18 AM
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!

Rythal
05-03-2011, 10:57 PM
Thanks for the suggestions.

updated the colours and also layed out the extent of territories. Subject to Change.

PS 500th post :D

jtougas
05-04-2011, 01:06 PM
That looks great. Congrats on 500 as well. :)

torstan
05-04-2011, 01:18 PM
That's looking really nice.

Rythal
05-13-2011, 07:03 PM
thanks for the encouragement all!

update.

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ravells
05-14-2011, 07:30 PM
Really nice clean feel to this map...I really like it too.

Rythal
05-23-2011, 09:39 PM
Latest....

not sure about the mountains, feels like they dont fit or something. will probably change in a later version

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Rythal
05-23-2011, 10:03 PM
Quick update

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Rythal
05-23-2011, 10:27 PM
last one for the night.

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Ascension
05-23-2011, 10:38 PM
The mountains are pretty much lost. Not sure how you envision them.

Rythal
05-24-2011, 08:12 AM
Thanks Ascension. I think I have them worked out now.

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Djekspek
05-25-2011, 02:50 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

Ascension
05-25-2011, 05:24 PM
Yeah, totally dig maritime empires.

jtougas
05-25-2011, 05:34 PM
Very Cool. :)

Rythal
05-28-2011, 08:13 PM
Mostly doing the visual opium now.

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Master TMO
05-29-2011, 01:24 AM
I like that way of phrasing it. :D "Visual opium"... lol.