That is really great. Have some rep
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WOW, nice map
Your map has its own website too? Now you're just showing off.
Frankly apart from the critique about shorelines... I can't think of a single thing to say about this other than that it's absolutely beautiful. Bravo.
yes, here's the basics from earlier in the thread - If you have any specific questions let me know here, but really its just grabbing your imagination and tools and experimenting I think.
Originally Posted by jbwncster
The outline is created in Illustrator. Here i crated the coastlines, the country borders, and figured out the names of each place. Working with vectors here is nice because i can zoom in and out easily.
I gathered high resolution satellite images and used photoshop's "content aware fill" to remove any lines or abberations in the textures.
I used Bitmap2Material to create seamless high resolution textures for the different landscapes. You can also use the seamless texture filter in GIMP
I brought the illustartor outline into photoshop and used it as a mask for the textures, and brought the textures together in photoshop. I usually use Fireworks, but it was just crashing. Photoshop seemed to handle the multilayered 8192x8192 file better.
I like countries more than Kingdoms so that's good. Countries can be ruled any number of ways right? Monarchy? Plutocracy? etc..
Originally Posted by Robulous
Naions must be a spellling mistake for nations, but i really like the word. NAIONS! I think Naions will be the name for Nations in NIJI, one of the languages spoken in my fantasy world and one Ive actually written some words for:
Niji - Neje
Good - Bok
Night - Soi
Me - Nocho
Are Ok/ - is-ke
It - Tu
Not - Ne
You - Vi
Know - Onat
Thief - Olot
Speak - Tar
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