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delgondahntelius
04-18-2008, 11:56 PM
My unnamed light house adventure features the village of Mistfell, and is a work in progress that I thought I'd post up for some comments and criticisms ) Fire away...

delgondahntelius
04-19-2008, 12:00 AM
Another shot

delgondahntelius
04-19-2008, 12:04 AM
centered part of village

delgondahntelius
04-19-2008, 12:16 AM
Bridge, Boatwright and Bargeman's Inn and Tavern...

landorl
04-26-2008, 08:55 PM
Wow! This is a beautifully drawn map. I love the style that you are using here. Are you going to scan it in and do coloring in PS, or something?

Publius
04-27-2008, 09:46 AM
I like the bridge. Bridges always give me problems.

delgondahntelius
05-01-2008, 07:11 AM
Wow! This is a beautifully drawn map. I love the style that you are using here. Are you going to scan it in and do coloring in PS, or something?
--edit: Thank you landorl, I've mentioned my take on style before... I just draw what I Think it might look like and then muck my way through hatching and shading as best I can without trying to mess it up :) Maybe one day somewhere on a forum much like this ... people will say, wow.. love that map, its very Delgondahntelius-ish in style.... :) lol--right.

I have thought about it... we finally have a staples and they can scan my B&W art and put it in PDF (i think)... i have a hp photo all in one thingy and it doesn't scan anything so large ...

Once I get the PDF assembled with the adventure the maps and artwork... it will define whether or not I'm going to publish online only or put up the cash for some glossy covered module... and that will also be a deciding factor in whether or not the maps and inside work will be color or b/w ...

But... I might do the color versions anyway for practice and personal use... My PS skills are somewhat limited... I usually get frustrated, throw a tissy and turn around and start mapping with my trusty kohinoor's ... :) they are my friends :D

delgondahntelius
05-01-2008, 07:18 AM
I like the bridge. Bridges always give me problems.
Thanks Publius. I too have problems with bridges... I've done many, many, many, many different sketches of bridges. Not to say that I have any skills in bridge building or architectural engineering ... but I think to keep it simple ... for smaller rivers and streams like this (approx 30' of water) you need supports where the water meets the land and supports at the ends where the road meets the bridge... that's my take on it really :)

Turgenev
05-10-2008, 12:27 AM
That's a nice village you have there. I take it that the Boatwright is on the right (of the river) and the Inn/Tavern is on the left? Or do I have it the wrong way round (wouldn't surprise me if I do).

I really like the name of Mistfell. I can see the characters standing on the bridge as a fog rolls in from the river and clouds the village in mist. ;)

delgondahntelius
05-10-2008, 03:20 AM
You would think that is the way I would have it ... but the inn is on the right, the boatwright on the left. I was thinking of a place to park your barge while you go in and have a nip... but now that its pointed out, I guess you would have a place to put the boat while you get it fixed, eh? ....

Thanks for the compliments on the drawing and the name... I've always had a knack for naming things... :D

Turgenev
05-10-2008, 04:26 AM
You would think that is the way I would have it ... but the inn is on the right, the boatwright on the left. I was thinking of a place to park your barge while you go in and have a nip... but now that its pointed out, I guess you would have a place to put the boat while you get it fixed, eh? ....

Thanks for the compliments on the drawing and the name... I've always had a knack for naming things... :D

Actually come to think of it, I think your way is the right way. If one is going to work on a boat, one would probably want to take it out of the water. ;) It is kind of hard to patch holes or scrap off parasites if the boat is still in the water. Perhaps there is a rope/winch system for pulling boats out of the water and into the building. I also like the idea of being able to tie one's boat and visit the Inn/Tavern.

delgondahntelius
05-10-2008, 07:59 AM
I only boat after a few drinks... much more fun that way :D

SpamValiant
05-10-2008, 12:22 PM
Frankly, if only one of the establishments can have full waterside access, you have to give it to the most important one. The Inn. Fixing your boat comes a poor second to taking a refreshing sup.:D