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      jfrazierjr is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by Redrobes View Post
    Its very difficult to make topo height maps to match the existing lakes and rivers. I would always recommend making the height map first and seeing where that leads you in terms of rivers and lakes by grinding the river handle and plotting the courses.
    Which is EXACTLY why this is such a great challenge. Sometimes you(people in general) have to be forced to do something the hard way to realize that the other way is just SOOOO much easier.

    btw, it might be instructional to others to post your quote above (and perhaps a link to your river tutorial) in the main thread....
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    I thought I had better fix up that lake on the left with an outflow otherwise ill have to take the rap by the river police. I added some of the light map back in for some shaded relief too. Seems to be in vogue at mo

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    This looks great Red...with some black or brown line work you could really give it that hand-drawn old-world flair. Cool.
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