WoAdWriMo: mapping

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We’ve been toying with the idea of using satellite photos and such for mapping, but I think that might be a bit too time consuming for this project.

Last night, during Jeff’s game, I tried to focus my compulsive doodling constructively. I came up with this:…a rough sketch of the hamlet of Greenstone, where the adventure more-or-less begins. I scanned it in and played around in Photoshop with it a bit last night when I ought to have been packing (I’m going away for a long weekend), and I came up with this:

I’m not completely happy with it, but it looks like a map, at least.

I think the cool thing about this was that the mapping gave me some ideas. Those circular buildings on the ends of things didn’t really exist in my mind before I drew them. Now that they are there, I came up with some cool things to do with them.



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