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Larb
12-16-2011, 08:33 PM
I started this one for fun because A) I am a big elder scrolls fan and B) It was very rocky. So it was a chance to play around with a rocky landscape. Not entirely satisfied with it. Also I finished it quickly at the end too (I sort of prefer running around in Whiterun more than mapping it =P). Still, hopefully someone will appreciate it.

It's not entirely accurate. It's based on screenshots I took so some things are going to be missing or slightly off.

Sapiento
12-17-2011, 02:39 AM
I like it. Well done.

Lukc
12-17-2011, 03:49 AM
It's funny what a tiny town that is ... heck, not e'en a village!

ravells
12-17-2011, 06:33 AM
You've used a really clear style and I like the colour scheme as well. Lovely work!

Harrg
12-17-2011, 07:36 AM
Skyrim:) good map, I like it

Katto
12-17-2011, 10:46 AM
Good map Larb! I see that I have not visited the houses 24 & 25 yet.

cypruss11
12-19-2011, 07:42 PM
Fantastic! Just one thing that bugs me, it has nothing to do with the map itself, just how you titled it.
Whiterun is a Hold of Skyrim. Skyrim is a province of Tamriel. Aside from that, wonderful.

Kromey
12-19-2011, 08:02 PM
Fantastic! Just one thing that bugs me, it has nothing to do with the map itself, just how you titled it.
Whiterun is a Hold of Skyrim. Skyrim is a province of Tamriel. Aside from that, wonderful.

Actually, Whiterun [the city] is the capital of Whiterun Hold, a hold in Skyrim, which is a province of Tamriel. ;) Whiterun Hold also includes Rorikstead and Riverwood, as well as of course numerous giant encampments!

Wonderful map! My only comment is that the Skyforge behind Jorrvaskr is omitted, yet should be clearly visible from this bird's-eye view. Still, this is at least close enough that I can clearly see all the wrong directions I run when trying to reach Dragonsreach (except the animal pen behind House Greymane...)!

Steel General
12-20-2011, 10:52 AM
Nicely done..

eViLe_eAgLe
12-21-2011, 02:12 AM
You know this could be submitted to the contest ;P Dragonsreach was a prison for a dragon!

Larb
12-21-2011, 04:02 AM
I completely forgot about the skyforge but then I've only been to it once (being both a mage and vampire, I've not really done much of the companion quests). Looking at it again, there's a few other things I missed and some other improvements I could make. I might come back and do all that once I'm done with my current project.

Prevana'Dei
12-22-2011, 07:30 PM
Cool map. It makes want to play skyrim, but I must keep writing my novel. :)

RobA
12-25-2011, 02:36 PM
Nice little map! My only crit is the shadows on the roofs are inconsistent wrt the light direction.

-Rob A>

Gonff73
01-20-2012, 07:34 PM
Nice map! You commented that you missed the Skyforge, but there is also the Underforge. Not something you really could see from the mapped perspective, but it could be labelled.

ScotlandTom
01-20-2012, 08:12 PM
This map reminds me of something that bothered me while playing the game. Where on earth is all that water in Whiterun coming from? Do they pump it all up from the river to the top of the hill? I used to build water features for a living and the largest pump I ever worked with was a 10,000 gallon per hour pump with a maximum head height of 25 feet. Now, I don't know for sure, but I think the rise from the river to the pond at the top of the hill in Whiterun is more like 100 feet. And judging by the water flow they're getting about a 10k-15k gph flow through the city. They are going to need some serious pumps in order to get that much water up there.

Unless you want to cite "magic", in which case I still don't buy it.