Originally Posted by Larion
So this is a new style of map I've been working on. Rather than focus on geographical features like I normally do, I decided to go for a more political look. I made it entirely in photoshop from scratch, it took me a little over 3 hours, and I like the way it has turned out.
I pulled inspiration from the American Civil War, with a North vs. South layout. For anyone who cares, the war is centered on slavery, hence the line near the bottom reading
"Depicting the Second
As some of you may have noticed, I have a habit of disappearing occasionally. I will go like gang busters for 6 or so months and then for months at at time my footfalls will seldom be heard on the floors of the Guild. My creativity waxes and wanes as the phases of the moon. I've always been like that. I guess this is why my Kingdom of Shendenflar Campaign Setting has taken nearly 30 years to get to a basic level of "completion". I love the work and the creative energy that mapping entails
In the midst of creative giants, I walked, gaping in awe and admiring what can only be described as a legacy to all mankind. Here it lay, hidden away in a remote part of the Internet, and it was I who had found it. But, who would believe me, were I to rave about what I had found, as justice, itself, no doubt demands of me? Cartographic ecstasy! Mapping delirium! A temple of world-charting artisans well-versed in the intricacies of creation.
But, who am I to glimpse such majestic undertakings?
Updated 01-16-2013 at 09:34 AM by GrimFinger
(To Correct Typographical Error(s))
So, I've made a little progress on the MapThing suite recently. Unfortunately it's not on HillThing though.
After recently spending an inordinately long time drawing, redrawing and shading a simple border I decided that I'd have a crack at automating some of the process. So I finally turned my attention to the newly re-christened BorderControl module for MapThing.
It's not feature-complete yet but I thought there was enough now to show a little of what it can do. So,
Calan Stonebridge was shoved towards the large dock. He was chained to a large man in front of him and a tall woman behind him. His captors stood on the dock wearing looks of annoyance. "Is this the best you could do? A farmer a boy and a woman? The master will not be pleased" The man who had shoved Calan snorted. Gesturing towards the large man he said "This one is strong as an ox. Killed 2 men in the pit last night barely raised a breath. The woman well you know what they fetch