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  1. I Discover the Axonometric Grid

    Something a little different has caught my fancy, but it's not necessarily tangential to the project:

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    ( this here is a teaser )
    ( hint: it's a 48 x 48 )

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  2. Ernie's Grids

    Creating a custom coordinate grid can consume alot of time if a noob isn't careful.

    ..I threw caution to the winds.

    I also improved my understanding of the scale of the map.

    Here is the 33 x 33 World grid. Embark sites cannot overlap the borders of this grid (but wordgen sites can, and flaunt it ). Not even with cheats, afaik.
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    If you zoom in to the top left and squint, you'll see the 16 x 16 Region ...

    Updated 04-11-2015 at 04:29 PM by Baile nam Fonn

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  3. WIP - Ernie'sTome ( rnitom, The Infinite Planet)

    Quote Originally Posted by Baile nam Fonn View Post
    || UPDATE: comments, advice, encouragement welcome! I'm new to mapping and this is my first public map project.
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    || Descending into madness: the attached export map & trace pleased me initially, but now I want better resolution!
    || To achieve this, I'm using 1 x 1 embarks / embark anywhere and exporting local images. It will be a bunch of sea-bed elevation stuff
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    Updated 04-11-2015 at 04:29 PM by Baile nam Fonn

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  4. [WIP] Home-brew Campaign Setting Map

    Quote Originally Posted by wthrasherb View Post
    Howdy folks! Typically on the weekends I try to work on fun/rpg related material... something leisurely at any rate. Friday night I decided to try to create a new map in the style of my World of Aerdlon map (found here).

    The first part is fairly easy since I'm just doing the initial "shaping" in Fractal Terrains 3 and Wilbur. I actually spend more time waiting on the computer to render/process stuff at this stage more than anything else, but it is still a lengthy process,
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  5. Next steps

    Quote Originally Posted by wthrasherb View Post
    I thought I should make at least some kind of progress post even though I haven't made it very far since my last post. This week has been extra busy and I haven't had much time to work on the fun stuff

    Anyway, I'm still working on the World level for this map right now (although after this post I'm going to start work on a more detailed region). The last version I posted was an Equirectangular or Cylindrical Equidistant (and technically Plate Carree) map projection. Today I'm posting
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