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    Map Kalar - First Finished Map

    I re-made a map in Photoshop and Inkscape for a friend's D&D game based on a blurry and often illegible hand drawn map. The symbols in the key are cleaner versions of his original ones. He warned me when I told him I'd redraw it that his version is only showing major geological features, and some of the anomalies are the result of magic. With that in mind, an old fashioned style might've made more sense (older maps tend to be a little 'off' anyway, right?), but I wanted to try out this look. I might ask him later if there are any rivers on this continent that qualify as major, but from the original I think this is as far as I can go.

    Critiques are appreciated
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    Seems good enough from a story-telling point of view. Got all the major stuff in and distances/time-to-travel can be judged fairly close. Might need some hills in some places as that increases travel time and, as you mentioned, rivers but other than that I say good enough. More varied geography would be nice but if it's not in the concept sketch then, so be it. Only other stuff you can really do at this point is pretty it up or try a different style but you don't really need to do that unless you feel like experimenting.
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