Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: Bahamut Star System (Green Phosphor Look)

  1. #1
    Guild Journeyer
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    SC
    Posts
    226

    Post Bahamut Star System (Green Phosphor Look)

    Software: MS Paint, MSDOS Edit

    Description: I've yet to see a really effective star system map in this forum. There may be one on here somewhere, but I've not seen it. So, I decided to give it a shot. I have a great affection for the retro-future technology found in movies like Aliens where the wonderful old green phosphor screens are the state of the art. So, since I'm not much of an artist and I only have MS Paint to work with at the moment, I decided to do a retro-future style star system map.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Bahamut Star System (Green Phosphor Look)-bahamut-star-system.png  
    “Maps encourage boldness. They're like cryptic love letters. They make anything seem possible.”
    -Mark Jenkins

  2. #2
      Ascension is offline
    Community Leader Ascension's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    St. Charles, MO
    Posts
    8,216

    Post

    Reminds me of the old Apple II...pretty cool.
    If the radiance of a thousand suns was to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One...I am become Death, the Shatterer of worlds.
    -J. Robert Oppenheimer (father of the atom bomb) alluding to The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 11, Verse 32)


    My Maps ~ My Brushes ~ My Tutorials ~ My Challenge Maps

  3. #3
      Gandwarf is offline
    Community Leader Gandwarf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Netherlands
    Posts
    3,025

    Default

    This is certainly a nice job, wormspeaker. Have some rep.
    The oldskool feel is great, very campy sci-fi. It also reminds me of the terminal system some of my colleagues are still using
    Check out my City Designer 3 tutorials. See my fantasy (city) maps in this thread.

    Gandwarf has fallen into shadow...

  4. #4
    Community Leader Facebook Connected Steel General's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Ft. Wayne, IN
    Posts
    9,464

    Post

    Quote Originally Posted by Ascension View Post
    Reminds me of the old Apple II...pretty cool.
    Ditto that...
    My Finished Maps | My Challenge Maps | Ghoraja Juun, my largely stagnated campaign setting.

    Unless otherwise stated by me in the post, all work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.



  5. #5
    Guild Adept icosahedron's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    337

    Default

    Pretty impressive for MSPaint.
    In fact, I might even 'borrow' the layout for my system maps.
    Mapping a Traveller ATU.

    See my (fantasy-based) apprenticeship blog at:

    http://www.viewing.ltd.uk/cgi-bin/vi...forums&sx=1024

    Look for Chit Chat, Sandmann's blog. Enjoy.

  6. #6

  7. #7
      jerriecan is offline
    Guild Apprentice
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    46

    Default

    Most excellent work! + rep!

    Jerriecan

  8. #8
    Guild Journeyer altasilvapuer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Augusta, GA
    Posts
    192

    Post

    Quote Originally Posted by wormspeaker View Post
    Software: MS Paint, MSDOS Edit

    Description: I've yet to see a really effective star system map in this forum. There may be one on here somewhere, but I've not seen it. So, I decided to give it a shot. I have a great affection for the retro-future technology found in movies like Aliens where the wonderful old green phosphor screens are the state of the art. So, since I'm not much of an artist and I only have MS Paint to work with at the moment, I decided to do a retro-future style star system map.
    Not much of an artist.. Pah! You did this basically in layers... in <i>MS Paint</i>? You, sir, are an artist. Bravo!

    -asp

  9. #9
    Guild Member Jeff_Wilson63's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Posts
    78

    Default

    Oh wow! I'm glad I looked back this far. This is really inspiring.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •