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    Wip December/January Challenge: isometric campsite

    First map. I probably should have sketched something out, but I'm just sorta' winging it.

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    That looks great so far, love iso

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    I added some trees, to see if I could get the right feel for isometric trees. Is it clear that the trees continue up, but are cut off for the sake of clarity?
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    Hehe, nice, at first I thought those were the Lemon brigade but then I realized those weren't Lemon slices over the doors

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    I've got a similar tree issue with my map. I think you might achieve a better effect by putting a transparency gradient over the stumps, so that the trees fade out rather than end in what looks like a stump.

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    I'd leave the stumps without the dashed lines, they look fitting as stumps since you need firewood for the fire. As for other trees, I'd use full trees as a curtain behind the tents to isolate the campsite and create the dark and ominous mood setting. In the foreground use some bushes and rocks. Looks great so far, though.
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    looking cool ... and don't worry about winging it... I believe most of us do
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    awesome, what program did you use?

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    Default December/January Challenge:isometric campsite update

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    Added a stream and a few trees. I'm still trying to get some trees into the foreground without cluttering up the map too much.

    @Ascension: I went with the suggestion of making the trees stumps.

    @DEDDESO: Freehand in Photoshop. The grid is a quick render from 3DSMax to get the height distortion for the stream.
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