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    Hey all - this is my first attempt so be gentle!

    I used CC3 and then Gimp to add the finishing touches. This is for a campaign I'll be running soon.


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    Very interesting isometric style! Have some rep.
    Everything looks nice, except for these two things I think:

    1. The border is very plain and doesn't fit the map (maybe it's the color).
    2. The canvas effect is dominating the map at the moment. Try to soften it up a bit... the canvas was probably done with Gimp, so you can mess with the configuration.
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    Looks nice, especially considering it's your first map
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    What a little nice map (or nice little map ) !

    I like the perpective effect, well done.
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    I like the isometric perspective, too, and the way that everything fits together. I do wish it were a little less pixelated in places, particularly the snowy trees. You might be able to play with that in Gimp, but don't blur it up too much...it looks great as is.

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    Thanks for the input guys - I wondered about the border as well. Any suggestions on how to make it more appealing?

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    excellent concept, and not a bad first map in the lest
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    I like it a lot. I think the canvas effect really helps to subdue the cartoony feel of CC3. Nice job.
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    In general, I like isometric maps, and I don't like CC3.

    Now, this isometric map, which I love and think looks very nice, was made in CC3.

    It is a very nice map, and as other people have said, I like the woven canvas feel.

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