View Full Version : satellite image composite maps?

05-29-2012, 01:59 AM
Hi there,

I found this very cool pseudo-tutorial while browsing /r/worldbuilding and thought i'd share it - http://rubysaturna.net/2011/09/fictional-satellite-map-tutorial/

the pages im linking to are not my own but i thought they were so cool i couldnt help but share them here. This is the first time i have seen fantasy maps made from real-world satllite images (public domain - thanks to nasa) though i have entertained the option before. I was wondering if anyone else here has made such maps before and what you think abnout such maps in general - not fitting of a fantasy world? (though perfect for an alternate earth timeline or sci-fi worldbuilding).

PS: i hope im not breaking any forum rules by sharing this link (again, NOT my own work)

05-29-2012, 02:07 AM
Linking is fine, reposting is the no-no (unless you have permission).

Thanks for sharing your find!