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Sapiento
04-01-2010, 04:35 PM
My first attempt to make a dungeon. This is a hand drawn draft, which I will trace digitally to get clean and crisp lines. Critics and ideas are most welcome.

Daelin
04-01-2010, 05:37 PM
This looks fine, so far. The only thing that struck me is that the statues seem to come from widely different cultures/times, like ancient Greece, the Christan middle ages and the terracotta army, but I take it that's intentional? :)

Steel General
04-01-2010, 05:48 PM
Great start Sapiento!

Ascension
04-01-2010, 05:49 PM
This looks promising.

Sigurd
04-01-2010, 10:26 PM
I like it.

Re. Statue Crit - Wha! blankety blank blank!

:)

Sigurd

tilt
04-02-2010, 03:52 AM
looks really good - looking forward to seing the finished map :)

Coyotemax
04-02-2010, 05:46 AM
If the Khan had conquered a large portion of the world, the statues could have to do with tribute sent from all over :)

Nice!

Daelin
04-02-2010, 02:20 PM
@Sigurd

It wasn't a criticism at all, but, you know, whatever...

Sapiento
04-02-2010, 02:27 PM
A little bit more info on the map and the statues. The large one with the globe is the sun god (holding the sun). The three in the center are the high saints of the sun faith, while the larger group are statues from legendary and brave warriors.
The main rooms are all sacked, but in the upper right is the secret door which leads to the real tomb, not the fake tomb, that was plundered long ago.

And I have no problem with criticism. As this is the first dungeon in this style, I am open for comments.

Sapiento
04-02-2010, 02:53 PM
Next update. I did most of the 'easy' outlines in Illustrator. The more difficult items, like the statues (already two done), I will make in PS.
As you see, this draft diverges a little bit from my first one.

tilt
04-03-2010, 03:25 AM
that looks really good sapiento, can't wait to see it shaded and with the statues :)

Sapiento
04-03-2010, 03:10 PM
I played around with colours and shading, just a test at the moment. I also added grids for the rooms.

tilt
04-04-2010, 02:39 AM
looking better by the minute. Can't help to think though that it would be nice if the small statues aligned to the grid - they almost do allready and its "bugging" my eyes that they are a little offset ;)

Sapiento
04-04-2010, 03:32 AM
I will try. I also noted a small error at the sun god statue: the globe should be over the head, not behind.

tilt
04-04-2010, 03:41 AM
oh, well - makes sense now you say it... so its a statue of the younger years of the god, before he lifted the sun all the way up *lol*

Sapiento
04-05-2010, 07:26 AM
Basic colours added. I also kept the small statues where they are; as each square is 2 x 2 meters, I think it's still enough space to move.

tilt
04-05-2010, 08:31 AM
nice detail with the "pibes" in the sky :)

Sapiento
05-09-2010, 01:24 PM
Another update. A little bit texture for the stone and some interior elements.

tilt
05-09-2010, 01:50 PM
still looking good, can't remember if I allready repped you, but since I've upgraded my sword to +2 cool repping, I rep you some more - just in case ;)

Sapiento
05-10-2010, 01:53 AM
Thanks! Very encouraging as this project takes some time!

spiderfate
02-20-2011, 11:33 PM
great map, very well done

Sapiento
02-21-2011, 03:11 AM
Thanks, spiderfate, but I still need to complete it. I worked on it two weeks ago, but couldn't finish it.

spiderfate
02-22-2011, 07:29 PM
Thanks, spiderfate, but I still need to complete it. I worked on it two weeks ago, but couldn't finish it.

as a dm i look for maps that will inspire my creativity and thats the kind of map i could make a great adventure out of.

Sapiento
02-23-2011, 11:06 AM
Update, I guess the map is more or less complete. Maybe I add a description.

vman3force
02-23-2011, 11:50 PM
Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan!

Sapiento
02-24-2011, 09:27 AM
I think this is finished.

jtougas
02-24-2011, 01:25 PM
Awesome as usual. I love all the details you add to your maps. :)

Jaxilon
03-01-2011, 01:49 PM
That is cool Sap. I love the hidden Tomb.

Sapiento
03-01-2011, 02:08 PM
Thanx a lot!

spiderfate
03-25-2011, 09:17 PM
out of curiosity ,why did you put you iso graph at different angles in different rooms?