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    Map Lands of Exile - One land, three maps

    I made these maps for the project Avalanche. Map 1 for general information, map 2 shows the fractions and map 3 the deployment of the various armies.
    I was provided with a copy of the RPG ressources: it's incredibly detailed and the interior illustrations by Greg Taylor are fantastic.

    Done in PS and Illustrator.

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    I really like that first one. The only thing that bothers me about it is that the forest tree trunks are one solid mass and it makes it look more like a cliff/mesa type thing instead of individual trees... Anyway, good job!
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    Just saw these over at DeviantART, nice work Sapiento and I agree with Ravells, I like the first a little better as it seems a little livier, but the other ones are nice too. Repped.

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    Nice work, I really like the third map and how you made it look like it was spread out on a table. Kudos

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    These maps are fantastic! Not to jump on the bandwagon, but personally, I also like the first map the best.

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    Nicely done Sapiento, though I do agree with JFJr about the forests on the first map.
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    Hi !!!

    I'm the one who did commissioned those maps. I'd like to point out something, which was a real challenge here :
    Normally, whatever the product (be it rpg, games, books ...), there is ONE map describing the world.
    With Avalanche, we decided a very different approach : there would be MANY maps ...

    So, we commissioned Robert with three maps in mind : each would serve a different purpose AND have a different style. Quite a challenge, or so we thought.
    It turned out that only the third map was a real mess. We looked up for examples but couldn't find any.

    Anyway, Robert did a great job in a very collaborative way. And we now think there is room for more maps !!! An economic or demographic one, for instance.

    Finally, from a rpg point of view, we think that this has great value : a DM can show the map he wants, depending on what he wants to show his players.

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    Thank you all.
    It seems my new approach for tree trunks needs more polishing.
    Other than that, the project was - and is - very interesting and challenging. At the moment I work on city maps, which will be in a similar style like my Gantilia city map.

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