View Poll Results: Which color should I use for the cities

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Thread: Dark or Light cities?

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    Wip Dark or Light cities?

    OK, it turns out I need to start a new thread to get a poll working...

    In my Commission map thread, I've created a light and dark version of the mega cities. Which one looks best?

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    How about both?

    Use the light version for the outer two cities, and the dark for the inner city?
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    Post My next issue...

    I'm not going to post another poll, but here's the next question...

    Vistralun, the Pentagram mega-city (I just learned the "d" was an error) is an evil city-state. Would it matter whether it was black or white, or should it be black because its evil... I'm just as fine as evil being white.

    I'll commit to a proper mix once I sort this out.

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    I like the idea of the 'evil' city being white, it gives it the whole "seething, evil, mess under the pristine top coat" kinda feel.
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    For what it's worth, after looking at both, I decided I think the dark cities just look better.
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    I think your color choice depends on the aims for your map.

    Realistically, the darker color would seem to make sense to me.

    On the other hand, if you're going for a more stylized version, go with white, as it has more visual pop.

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    Yeah, that was the reason behind my Use Both.

    When looking at the Dark Cities, I at first did not see the two to the west, only the Pentagram city.

    Then when I looked at the white cities, I saw the other two, but visually it looked 'wrong' for the Pentagram city.
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