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    Wip WIP - Isles of Thale

    Ystraad by Bohunk, Avani by Wag, Border Princes by ??? & the post by Guyanonymous on tile cutting maps inspired me to make an another attempt.

    All feed back is appreciated.

    I started with a large layout of 17,300x11,500. I retooled the landmass of my previous map (Bailiwan) and added some islands and I will scalp names and places from the old map and bring it to the new map. I also added some fjords in the north and will end with a tropical climate in the south.

    Scale - right now I'm looking at about 2500 miles from east edge of the map to west but I might take that down a hair. I'd like to have plenty of land to hold many kingdoms but I'd like to be able to zoom in enough to show detail of the regions.

    Design - Going for a cross between on old leather map and the maps found in current novels. I plan on sticking with one magenta color for everything. I'm also on the hunt for a good font to go with the style but haven't made up my mind on that.



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    Last edited by robb75067; 04-03-2009 at 07:31 PM.
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    - Modified the coastline to make it the land masses feel like they belong near each other
    - Added scale and grid
    - Added place holders for heraldry in the top left
    - Added place holders for Banners (will incorporate small versions as location throughout map
    - Added Compass Rose


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    Last edited by robb75067; 04-05-2009 at 09:25 AM.
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    Hurraay, I'm helping!

    Great start and good luck!

    BTW, love the border on Bailiwan. Those repeating patters just really do it for me and the integrated pattern into the embellished corners is awsome.

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