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    Wip Just Killin Time

    A lil something I've been doing just to kill time until the next challenge comes out while I try to find motivation to finish a couple of my more labor intensive recent stuff. No real goal other than to do anything other than just watch tv and clean my house. I had planned for it to be some sort of Dwarf Lands thing so I made many mountains.
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    I love the little symbols - and the colour schemes a good one too. Very nice!
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    I'm a big fan of the color, but the mountains don't look very...mountainous...they seem to lack elevation. I just fixed this problem in one of my own maps, lol.

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    Great as everything by Ascension

    I agree with Nerdling, mountains don't really seem to be high... rather like small snowy bumps.

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    Really love the map, although the regions do seem to be a bit unclear. The colours tend to blur into the mountains, especially the purple and the green boundaries.

    I really like the texture of the mountains and the oceans. Was this done with the cloud layer effect? (I'm still getting to grips with PS's helluva learning curve).

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    I think I finally see what you're saying about the mountain height. I'll get crackin on that tonight so that I don't have to do any more labeling for a while.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ascension View Post
    I think I finally see what you're saying about the mountain height. I'll get crackin on that tonight so that I don't have to do any more labeling for a while.
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    Not sure whether "Vomit" or "Ironarse" is my favourite.

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    I'm kinda partial to 'Burpsong' & 'Cuttlestink' myself...
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    If you'd like to do up either go for it. Burpsong is a grungy little fishing village on the edge of a desert and Cuttlestink is a debauched pirate like town. Names like those just have to be used somehow...make up a story if ya want. Amber is the big city for the region, with an orange color the magic is fire and the inhabitants are rowdy and mean but not necessarily evil. Likewise, Ironarse is something of a large town/small city on a river in a valley mostly for mining and since it's in a black country the magic is necro and the inhabitants are evil. Vomit is another grungy small town/large village. Being a green country the magic is nature and neutral but the inhabitants are quite infatuated with being gross and with reptiles (the southern part is mostly swamp).
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