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eabrek23
10-16-2009, 11:45 AM
This is what I have so far for my second map, any suggestions? I think I might make the bridge a bit bigger and add texture to the docks.

töff
10-16-2009, 12:36 PM
Hah, I really like those trees. :)

The Estuary Police are not overly unhappy, either, but there is some variation between water textures in the river & bay. I think you escape with a warning instead of a ticket or incarceration.

eabrek23
10-16-2009, 12:44 PM
Yah I thought someone would notice that, just wasnt sure if I should change it or not.

eabrek23
10-16-2009, 12:49 PM
Any comments on the roads anybody?

eabrek23
10-16-2009, 03:43 PM
So I am assuming correctly then that the roads look fine in comparison to those in my last map, right?(Ascension, Immolate, anyone)??

Gamerprinter
10-16-2009, 03:48 PM
Somewhat better... I think following the shore or parallel to the shore would be better, but yes, this is better than your previous map as far as roads go.

Since you're a new guy, you don't know, but this thread should really belong in the WIP Forums (beneath the Challenge Forum). WIP is work-in-progress, as this map you're now working on now happens to be.

Perhaps a CL will move the thread into the City/Town WIP forum where it belongs.

Somewhere on this site is a link to an RPG City Map Generator - I don't mean to say use it to map a village for you, rather let it place roads and buildings where they make more sense. Let me see if I can find the link... (I'll edit this post and place the link here, if I find it.)

Here follow this link and download this application. It has some variables you can change, but then let it generate a city plan for you. Since town layout is random, you may have to let it generate different versions until its close to what you want. Of course you may want to tweak the random layout created to better match what you want. But it may be a great help to give it a try!

Random City Map Generator (http://www.ksourcerer.org/24736/details-roleplaying-city-map-generator.html)

GP

Ascension
10-16-2009, 03:55 PM
Be patient eabrek, we're not here 24/7...I just got home from work. I think the roads still look oriented to the edges of the page and not the lake...they should be curving around the lake. You've the general idea right with the roads conforming to the river though.

eabrek23
10-16-2009, 05:40 PM
Yah your both right, Ill fix it right away. And sorry I'm so impatient, haha, I had school off today, (some teacher workshop for everyone or something) so I was kinda bored with waiting for responses. Thanks for the tips guys!

eabrek23
10-16-2009, 05:43 PM
As for the random city map generator, I cannot get the website to come up. It comes up for a few seconds, then gives me a message saying, "This website cannot be found". If you could repost the link or post a different one that would be great. I'll try and find it myself too.

eabrek23
10-17-2009, 03:26 PM
Yah I can't seem to get the download to work on any website.

Gandwarf
10-17-2009, 03:31 PM
Try this link:

http://www.onlinedown.com/detail/18366.htm

First mirror doesn't work, but others do...
I was Googling for "random city generator" and this was the first result. I don't know this website, so use at your own risk :D

Gamerprinter
10-17-2009, 03:47 PM
Could be a browser or firewall issue, as when I double checked my posted link, it works just fine for me - no idea, why Eabrek is having problems with it.

GP

Gandwarf
10-17-2009, 04:18 PM
The download on the website you linked doesn't work for me either.
After clicking twice, you will get this as the download link:
http://www.ksourcerer.org/24736/dl/roleplaying_city_map_generator.zip
I get a page not found...

This thread has been moved to the Town/city mapping forum by the way.

eabrek23
10-17-2009, 07:10 PM
The first link Gandwarf gave worked. I'm installing it right now.

Edit: Yah it works, its an interesting program. Its funny how sometimes it places things in awkward positions, like sometimes the town is partly on the lake, or the walls.