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    Some final fiddling about. Must check out the Donjon Name Builder

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    Here are the Donjon Tools
    http://donjon.bin.sh/

    I tend to use the Fantasy Name Generator, it has a LOT of nice features for random generation.
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    Very nice Ravs!

    Though the font you used in the grey callout boxes is a bit hard to read (at least for me).
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    I really like the clean look of the map, very nice. May I ask what vector program you are using for this?

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    Cheers SG and Candacis...the font I used was Firenze, I was bit worried about legibility at that size, thanks for confirming my worry. I'll change it. Cndacis vector program I use is Serif Drawplus X4. The original map was done in FT pro which I imported into Serif as a jpg and autotraced.

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    Thanks for the info ^^ Didn't know the program. Would love to see a tutorial for this map style some day.

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    This is really great Ravs. This is why I didn't enter this challenge this month. I didn't want to make an image I wanted to make a map. Yours is perfect.
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    Wonderful map, Ravs. I'll really have to have a crack at getting to grips with a vector program some day, the output can really be stunning.

    I have to agree with SG though on the font in the boxes. Legibility is down and it just doesn't seem to fit the map.
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    Cheers Ramah...I've changed the font from Firenze to Caspar.

    @JT - you are producing some really good stuff, you should enter the challenges.
    @Cantacis - no tutorial required, it's really as easy as making a random map with FT pro, autotracing it and then sticking the labels on top and doing the coast outline.

    Thanks for all the compliments, I like the clean style of this one.
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