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      Caraldur is offline
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    Hi everyone,

    I'm currently working on a map for my Kingmaker game and I want to add some stalagmites but I'm having problem getting them to look right. Can anyone give me any points on how to make a good stalagmite? Also any pointers to help improve my map would be appreciated as well.

    Thanks,
    -Car

    Cavern Map-howlofthenorthwindlair.png

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    Very nice map Caraldur. It reminds me very much of Green Pilgrim's maps also in this section of the forums. I really like the colours, the simplicity of it and the water.

    I have always found stalagmites very difficult to do on an overhead map. Personally I would advise not drawing them at all, and if you want to show a difficult-terrain area use little rocks instead.

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    I agree with Jack, they're very hard. And unless you're doing a cut-away view, or side view - skip stalagmites and stalactites.

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    Thanks, guys. Any suggestions on how to make some good rubble? Should I just use a rubble texture?

    -Car

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    Here are some rubble textures I use ( not my own art, posted on Dundjinni by others )

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    I just use a picture of loose rocks and use a splatter brush in Gimp.

    Here's an example of one of my maps:

    http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3772/9...555517e5_o.jpg

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    Here is the latest version of my cavern map. Any advice to improve the map would be appreciated.

    -Car

    Cavern Map-howlofthenorthwindlair_50percent.png

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