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    Wip Middle-east Cobalt Valley

    Hi guys, this is my first map post in this forum, and I'll be using my "starting region for my next RPG" map. Done in GIMP.

    I followed some tutorials and I got this final map. I think it's ok, but I may be blind with my "beloved brand new child".

    The "handwritten" font represents villages and towns. The other font represents the land, like forests and rivers. I tried to follow all the hints on name positioning that I'd found.

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    Good start, I like the mountains a lot.

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    Thank you.
    I like the mountains too, but I am not satisfied with the rivers on the mountains, it seems strange to me. I will try to improve that in the next map.

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    Really nice map, I liked it. Good start from you mate!!!

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    Hello:
    I like the map. I agree about the rivers. I have the same issue when I do rivers. They never look right. I was given the suggestion of googling images of river maps. It has actually helped me to make better looking rivers. The mountains are not bad. They are better then what I can do freehand with a computer.

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    Thank you.

    I did this map using this tutorial http://www.cartographersguild.com/tu...l-rpg-map.html

    And for the mountains, this one http://www.cartographersguild.com/tu...ains-gimp.html

    For the rivers, I'd found a better way, just use this tutorial http://www.cartographersguild.com/tu...mp-wilbur.html

    Freehand is hard, but is awesome.

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