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    Post [region 1][map 2 & 3] Chedalbur

    This will be the thread for the development of map 2 of region 1 ( http://www.cartographersguild.com/sh...0&postcount=86 )

    Seeing the area has a large inland sea and lake, along with smaller low depressions, I planning to place some bogs or cold swamps in the area.

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    Here's what I can do:
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    Is anyone still doing this part? If not, I'd love to have a crack at it.

    If so, I've got a few geographical/hydrological suggestions. The bogs or swamps make absolute sense, especially with that big area of water, but that looks like a shallow Lake Okefenokee to me more than an inland sea. Thus, I'd propose that there be a large river running mainly north-to-south out of area 3 (I'll check this in a moment; if not, maybe out of Terra Incognita to the north), feeding the Thrubmorton Fens to the south and also leaking some water into the two lake areas. The area around them would then be a bog, with slightly higher elevation. What do you think?

    Second, the piece of land running from center north to southwest should be more mountainous, based on what area 1 looks like. This should be a bit of a mountain spine, not necessarily very tall but at least elevated above the bogs in the center south.

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    Or -- wait, am I dumb and there's already a complete elevation map of the entire place?

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    The deal is you register your interest in the map on the 'abandoned maps' thread and then if the original author doesn't claim it within seven days, you are free to go, Octopod!

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    Quote Originally Posted by octopod View Post
    Or -- wait, am I dumb and there's already a complete elevation map of the entire place?
    Yes - it was all generated with fractal terrains. The data was exported and we have all of the tiles with height map info. If you get the tile - and DarkOne has been *very* dark of late... then ping again and I can supply it or some derivative of it like a contour map or something. Do you have any particular software in mind that will use it ?

    BTW - Bog land... good call, heh heh

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    No, I don't have any good software to generate terrain or anything. I can work directly on the contour map though; that's pretty excellent.

    I have major questions regarding the overall layout of this region and Terra Incognita, though. Can I ask them here, or should I PM you or look in some kind of FAQ thread first?

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    Post [Region 1][Map 03] Kingdom part 3

    This is the eastern part of the kingdom. kingdom name to be announced.

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    I'll have a go on this. looks a bit forgotten.

    any more detail on this area?

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    Great to have you on board jezelf. I think you've gone about it in exactly the right way. Thanks for your interest. Give it a little time and if nobody jumps up and says "hey I'm mapping that" its yours.

    I look forward to seeing how you enliven those blank areas.

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