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    Praise nice looking map

    I really like the style of this map. Look forward to seeing the finished product.

    I think the blur on the rivers is a nice improvement. You could also try a slight transparency if you want to soften it up a bit.

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    Latest WIP.

    I re-did the city/town labels. There's still something not quite right about them. Something about them doesn't sit right with me.

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    Looks like some sort of anti-aliasing issue with the font you are using.
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    Here's an updated picture.

    I changed the roads to a solid gray line instead of red dashes. I was unsure about how they looked. Is this an improvement?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cereth View Post
    Here's an updated picture.

    I changed the roads to a solid gray line instead of red dashes. I was unsure about how they looked. Is this an improvement?

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    To be honest, "I" prefer roads to be distinct, so prefer the dotted line one. I guess it's hard for me to pick out several different types of lines (roads, rivers, political borders, whatever) on a map and easily figure out whats what. This is especially the case with a topographical map, since you are already using a greyish color for the elevation lines.....

    EDIT: perhaps it would be more clear if the road lines a was in a not so muted color (going back to the maroon family??), but I still prefer the dotted ones..
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