Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 11

Thread: Project Cosmos - New Haven, Capital World

  1. #1
      tovette is offline
    Guild Apprentice tovette's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    45

    Default Project Cosmos - New Haven, Capital World

    I first posted this in the Scifi forum but figured since it wasn't a WIP I should put it here in the gallery. Sorry, Mods, still figuring this place out.
    Project Cosmos - New Haven, Capital World-new_haven_web.jpg
    Like I said in the first post for this map, it's the home world for humanity in my universe I work on my free time. In this distant future humanity goes by the new name- 'Belkuri'.
    I have a bunch of other maps like this one for other worlds in my universe that I'll post up when I get more time.

    THE BIG VERSION IS HERE.

    Hope you enjoy it. I'll upload more planets later.

  2. #2
      Katto is offline
    Guild Artisan Gracious Donor Katto's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Dortmund, Germany
    Posts
    643

    Default

    Well done! The blue borders remind me of the Next Generation layout.

  3. #3
      tovette is offline
    Guild Apprentice tovette's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    45

    Default

    Thanks a lot, Katto. Yeah some of the borders do a little. I tried to stay away from too much of that influence.

  4. #4
      Katto is offline
    Guild Artisan Gracious Donor Katto's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Dortmund, Germany
    Posts
    643

    Default

    The NG layout has a very high recognition factor especially the blue border. You can find variants of it almost everywhere: car computer, navigation system etc. I really would try another color and layout because everyone will connect it with Star Trek immediatly.

  5. #5
      tovette is offline
    Guild Apprentice tovette's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    45

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Katto View Post
    The NG layout has a very high recognition factor especially the blue border. You can find variants of it almost everywhere: car computer, navigation system etc. I really would try another color and layout because everyone will connect it with Star Trek immediatly.
    Ah, well I would, but these are going to be printed. And I'd already chosen the final layout.

  6. #6
      tilt is offline
    Community Leader Facebook Connected tilt's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Trelleborg, Sweden
    Posts
    4,657
    Blog Entries
    2

    Default

    looks really good .. .have some rep for that with my +5 phaser of repping
    regs tilt
    :: My art on Deviant Art :: My mapping blog tilts fantasy maps :: My work Catapult - Perry & Gehrke - EasyTruckIT ::
    :: Finished Maps :: WIP Cartographia - Breakwater -Market -Lands of Twilight -Battle City :: Competion maps Iron Giant ::
    :: FREE Tiles - Compasses :: Other Taking a commision - Copyright & Creative Commons ::
    Works under CC licence unless mentioned otherwise

  7. #7
      nolgroth is offline
    Guild Adept
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Sacramento, CA, USA
    Posts
    273

    Default

    Awesome map. Don't care about any perceived Star Trek similarities.

  8. #8
      exit is offline
    Guild Novice
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    7

    Default

    I have to disagree - Star Trek isn't my first instinct when I see this, but it does evoke a typical sci-fi layout... In a good way! It gets the point across what the setting of the map is, as if I'm seeing it right on any kind of console not just the Enterprise's. And the information panes underneath bring back memories of classic sci-fi exploration games like Star Control and Mass Effect.

    Quite frankly, it makes me want to play a game based on your map

  9. #9
      tovette is offline
    Guild Apprentice tovette's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    45

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by exit View Post
    I have to disagree - Star Trek isn't my first instinct when I see this, but it does evoke a typical sci-fi layout... In a good way! It gets the point across what the setting of the map is, as if I'm seeing it right on any kind of console not just the Enterprise's. And the information panes underneath bring back memories of classic sci-fi exploration games like Star Control and Mass Effect.

    Quite frankly, it makes me want to play a game based on your map
    Woohoo!! :p I've been making concept cards for Magic: The Gathering style game for Project Cosmos as well if anyone wants to see those. I'm not sure what forum they'd go in though...

  10. #10
      mearrin69 is offline
    Community Leader Gracious Donor mearrin69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Portland, OR
    Posts
    2,229

    Default

    Love to see them. I think you could put them in the General forum...several have posted other sorts of art there.
    M

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •