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    Map Temple of the Beast

    Here's the latest map I've done. Tried a different style... tried to make sort of hand drawn. Critique welcome as usual.
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    No critiques here apart form the fact that I like the first one better. Everything is consistent to my eye and it looks gorgeous for it. I particularly like the canvas texture you've used. One question though - in the top right corner it looks like you have faintly written the number '5' - is that intentional or is my mind playing tricks on me? Just curious!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ravells View Post
    No critiques here apart form the fact that I like the first one better. Everything is consistent to my eye and it looks gorgeous for it. I particularly like the canvas texture you've used. One question though - in the top right corner it looks like you have faintly written the number '5' - is that intentional or is my mind playing tricks on me? Just curious!
    Thanks for you comment! The canvas texture is straight from Photoshop. The number 5 is a remant from the original picture.

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    Wow, that is a gorgeous map; I want to go there and plunder its depths right away!

    I agree that the first map is nicer.

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    I also prefer the "underground" shading on the left one.

    Once suggestion might be to use a different floor tile pattern (broken grey) as it almost fights the canvas texture, possibly because the details of the floor texture are almost the same scale as the canvas texture.

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    Wow, this is great. Very rich and interesting. I also prefer the left--the right is too much.

    I would also suggest lower the opacity of all colors by about 10% or so--just so the parchment "bleeds" through.

    Nicely done!
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    Yup -- left it is.

    One minor comment: I think that the room that is cut in half by the water would look better if the southern half were symmetric. Purely subjective I know; it just jumped out at me.

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    Looks great, and I too prefer the left one...
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    Put me do0wn for number 1 as well. Nice Job!
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