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    Map The Hidden Lands: A fantasy map of the shadow side of Ireland by The Red Epic

    Hey Guys,

    Here is a map i did for author Andrew Maloney of the secret world of Ireland, named Tircluddaithe. Had alot of fun and some in one of my styles that seems to be quite popular now. Quick and fun!

    The Hidden Lands: A fantasy map of the shadow side of Ireland by The Red Epic-andrew-maloney-ireland-100dpi.jpg

    Comments appreciated, as well as constructive criticism.

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    Very Cool, I like the style a lot!

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    Great, as usual Jared

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    I really dig your seas on this one, and the cool little details also.

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    I always liked your art-sy style. The only "complaint" i have with this map are the mountains...they do not look very mountain-y...more like hills if you ask me.

    Btw, Jared, any chance you can show us the Exalted map for the new 3rd Edition? I only saw i tiny map on the KS page and i hope we'll soon see a big one where we can appreciate the details
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    Well, real Ireland does not have many "true" mountains, does it? So the map is more or less accurate in that respect.
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    I love the water style, very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by feanaaro View Post
    Well, real Ireland does not have many "true" mountains, does it? So the map is more or less accurate in that respect.
    On the other hand, this is not real Ireland AND the labels beside those "hills" read mountains. So don't make any assumptions you can not support
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eilathen View Post
    On the other hand, this is not real Ireland AND the labels beside those "hills" read mountains. So don't make any assumptions you can not support
    Mountains doesn't mean high peaks or huge range all the time

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    This is a map. You abstract landmarks into something one should recognize. Hills and mountains need different symbols...no matter how high or huge the peaks are in real life. Otherwise your abstractions fall flat and your map will be read wrong (or at least, if you have labels, there's a disconnect between visual and pictographic level). If that's ok for you guys, fine for you. I feel the need to point it out in a thread where one is asked for feedback and critic
    And to be honest, i don't see the need to comment on other members' critics. Stay on topic and comment on the map...not the comments on the map
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