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Redstar
04-10-2009, 03:41 AM
I needed a modest graveyard map for my up coming game, so I whipped this together. While I consider it done, any comments would still be appreciated. Thanks!



One hundred years ago a terrible storm struck the island city. In it's wake, the once exalted cemetery was left in ruins and permanently flooded. Today, deranged ferrymen can be found in it's fog-choked shallow waters, taking visitors to the locations of the dead perhaps only they still know...

Steel General
04-10-2009, 07:34 AM
Great work Redstar! *bonk*

NeonKnight
04-10-2009, 09:22 AM
Good map. I'd rep ya, but apparently I have already repped you recently :(

Turgenev
04-10-2009, 03:43 PM
That's a pretty sparse graveyard. I expected to see more tombstones but that's what I get for living close to a couple graveyards. ;) With that said, very nice map. It oozes with atmosphere. Good job.

Joshua_101
04-10-2009, 09:20 PM
Looks beautifully creepy... I love the idea of a flooded graveyard. Kind of like the Dead Marshes in Middle Earth.

The only suggestion I can give this map is this: If it was an "exalted cemetary" I would like to see more than just simple grave markers. Statues, crypts, cenotaphs, and mausoleums would be super cool, even if they might only be slightly visible above the water.

Aegeri
04-11-2009, 06:39 AM
That's a pretty sparse graveyard. I expected to see more tombstones but that's what I get for living close to a couple graveyards. ;) With that said, very nice map. It oozes with atmosphere. Good job.

I think this was probably his intention and I think it works out extremely well personally. This will fit right into one of my games.

ravells
04-11-2009, 06:54 PM
Terrific atmosphere!!! Have some Rep!!!

Redstar
04-11-2009, 09:49 PM
Thanks everyone! As a general comment, this map is just a piece of a much larger cemetery. I just wanted to give the players a feel for the water-soaked creepiness they are heading into.

@Joshua_101 - That's not a bad idea. I'll see about adding a few larger tombs partly under the water. I did want to give some a feel that this place has been left to be consumed by the forces of nature.

@Aegeri - Please use away! Let me know if you players like it :)

Auth
04-12-2009, 12:35 AM
Wow, that's pretty cool!

And as was mentioned, I love the atmosphere it gives off.

Blaidd Drwg
04-12-2009, 05:10 AM
@Aegeri - Please use away! Let me know if you players like it :)
Well, in that case; I'm sure I'll want/need in a nice graveyard encounter in my upcoming D&D campaign. Your map captures the creepy atmos perfectly :D
Repped, of course.

Rattus
10-17-2010, 08:58 AM
I ran a graveyard encounter for my D&D group using this map, with random patches of soggy ground causing players to sink and get stuck.. they loved it! Very good job. :D

Marken4
10-17-2010, 10:06 AM
Looks nice :) Some handdrawn shadows for the tombstones had taken it all to a whole new level.