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    I second the nod to the location names. I think they are very distinctive. You can really feel the cultures shift as you scan around the map reading the names.
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    As first-maps go, this one is pretty dang sweet. Very nice work.
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    This is very nice. It somehow has a nordic and right before the Dark Ages time period feel to it.

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    That's good! It looks nice and I also like the names.

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    Great map, BONUS!

    I got an optical illusion when I first looked at your map. The mountain areas seemed like they were inverted. Like huge, cavernous gouges in the land. I saw the mountains when I looked twice, but I kinda liked the immense scars that I saw first time. They invoked my imagination.

    Very good first map. 450 XP and an amulet of protection +1.

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    Looks great! How did you do the mountains? They don't look quite like the ones from Acention's tutorial. Any help our pointers to maybe a different tut for mountains would be great.

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    Just some minor tweaks on the layer styles. What the tweaks were I dunno.
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    Awesome first map. Lots of names too, you spent some time on that. Repped.
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    Its a nice map but this thread is a year old and Bonus posted 2 posts so its prob one for archiving now unless Bonus pops up and continues to make more nice maps like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascension View Post
    Just some minor tweaks on the layer styles. What the tweaks were I dunno.
    Yes, I changed the bevel size from 3 to 10 and my mountains look similar to this now. Thank you!

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