WIP Map Thread

Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by B-29_Bomber, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. NiGHTS Falling from hell

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    Sorry, for the huge size, but you can zoom in.

    But, anyways, here's a map of my setting in 2XXX. I've already completed the labeling of the Americas and Europe, and soon I will be on to Africa and Asia.

    Note that the sea in OTL Australia is very old. Much,much older than the seas in North Africa.

    Edit: Damn it. I meant for Denmark to be Norway, but instead I accidentally balled it Norway again.
     
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  2. B_Munro Member

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    Just needs the notes and labels now...

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  3. FesteringSpore Iconic Memeposter

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    good god

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    Props to that Kalmar Union? Scandinavian empire in America tho

     
  4. dontfearme22 Chicalotlatonti

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    Hah, funny enough thats my map. From my IRL cartography work. Weird seeing it here.
     
  5. Bob Hope rarely online

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    Thank you for the inspiration, do you have any more like that?
     
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  6. Bob Hope rarely online

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    Hi,
    Like the idea but, would Eritrea really be one of the first to colonize the east coast?
    If they are that into exploration might not Australia be a better bet for them?
    More likely that the North African "Barbary States" would get there first- unless they're colonizing Europe? [after all there has to be a reason Europe is lagging behind]
     
  7. dontfearme22 Chicalotlatonti

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    Lots more, but because its all shared under my IRL accounts I will dm you the information rather than post it here.
     
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  8. TheKutKu Well-Known Member

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    You being one of the few actual cartographer in the AH community really shows in the quality of your works
     
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  9. dontfearme22 Chicalotlatonti

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    I like you. Heres a preview pic of my global map (in development).

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  10. KolyenuKS not a farmer I think

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    Ethiopia actually colonized that, it's just that they named it after Eritrea
    The Barbary states are currently colonizing S. America, which was the 1st place discovered by the Moroccans.
    Europe is currently pre scramble atm, and andalusia and sicily being the only 'civilized' nations
     
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  11. B_Munro Member

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    Well, I didn't come up with the scenario, just thought it would be fun to map. I can make another Ottoman wank if you like? :)
     
  12. Drex Alférez de caballería

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    I'm pretty sure Nancy and Strassburg are swapped.
     
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  13. dontfearme22 Chicalotlatonti

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    Oh yes they are, I totally didnt miss that in my 40+ hours of working on this at all >o<
     
  14. TheKutKu Well-Known Member

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    Awesome!

    Just a thought: I noticed from this WIP and the other you posted on the map thread that the quality of the bathymetry shaded relief isn't as high as the quality of the land relief or the text, while it's just nitpicking, it's kinda noticeable when zooming, i think it would be a good idea to either find a higher resolution bathymetry base/generate a higher resolution one with a GIS software,

    Just a nitpick, but these small things often make the difference between a professional looking map and an amateur looking one.
     
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  15. dontfearme22 Chicalotlatonti

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    Bathymetric data is significantly more difficult to acquire than land elevation data, so the quality of global bathymetry (thats also accessible) is lacking relative to land. I use the Natural Earth dataset, which is specifically designed to be as seamless as possible. I will try a few things to try and bring it up to par however, thanks for the comment.
     
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  16. Bob Hope rarely online

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    I am so blown away by the quality of these maps
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  17. MrL567 Hidalgo

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    I looked at the TWR DBWI and decided to make a world map based on the Europe map. Three-way Cold-War between the United States and it's Asian friends, the neo-colonialist Franco-British Union, and associated allies across the world, along with the Soviets and the West African Popular Republic tagging along with Indonesia.
     
  18. xmoose Well-Known Member

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    A-F union, yesss!
     
  19. KolyenuKS not a farmer I think

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    Here's Central North America currently, 'bout like 80% done with it
     
  20. B_Munro Member

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    Yes, it's happening.

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