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    Default WIP - Old Nordhart

    This is my second city and it is located in the same realm as J.B. Springs, which I got finished few days ago. Old Nordhart is surrounded by mountains except from south and is located northeast from J.B. Springs.
    I have to stop for today and I decided to post this eventhough there is not much done yet.
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    Nice site for a Helm's Deep style confrontation! What software are you using?

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    That's exactly what I thought at my first look. I also have the same question as Robulous... What software, I am trying to figure out what I should use to make maps. Oh and keep up the nice work!

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    The heightmap is created using Geocontrol and rest is Photoshop. There is a quickguide on working on heightmaps in the guild, if you're interested: http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?16688

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    I started to create the inner part of the city. The surroundings indeed would have granted me the possibility to create something like Helms deep, but I had already planned for more regular city. Maybe after I got this one finished (I must say I'm tempted).
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    This one seems to be proceeding in good speed. It requires more details and labeling and then I can call it finished. All comments and critique are welcome.
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    looking good pasis

    my only "crit" is that my mind is telling me that the inner city should be sitting at a higher elevation than the outer, but my eyes don't see it. It kinda looks "flat" or on level ground...

    Love the hills/mountains
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    The land is actually quite flat, but I see what you mean. I tweaked the streets a bit to show the bumpmap through to give a bit more elevation. I think it looks better now.
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    My only question is what is everyone who lives there drinking?

    There are the farming plots but no visible surface water to irrigate them.

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    The city folks rely on natural rain and no irrigation needed. Drinking water is got from wells and various small springs that surround the city.

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