Borgar's Maps

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Re: Borgar's Maps

Post Thu Oct 08, 2020 4:39 pm

They could certainly work in an AA-series entry...
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Re: Borgar's Maps

Post Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:34 am

It's been a while since I did anything now for various reason, but have managed to get myself started again. For "reasons" I just picked the Old Island Fortress maps from Morgansfort.

XCF files in the project folder.
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Due to my mixed handdrawing and gimp "worklow", changes are normally easy to do, especially for room icons, so let me know if there "bugs".

Should I do the Nameless Dungeon maps as well?
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Re: Borgar's Maps

Post Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:28 am

NICE.

Morgansfort is actually under review right now, though I haven't moved much on it. New maps would be welcome!
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Re: Borgar's Maps

Post Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:02 pm

Very nice. Dig the crosshatching too!
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Re: Borgar's Maps

Post Wed Jun 09, 2021 2:48 pm

Great maps as always 8-) I personally find the numbering hard to read, but that's just me
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Re: Borgar's Maps

Post Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:23 pm

chiisu81 wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 2:48 pm Great maps as always 8-) I personally find the numbering hard to read, but that's just me
No, I don't think it's just you. I'll see if I can improve this a bit.

This "font" is an attempt to get something that isn't just avariant of my regular writing :D but I may have made one that isn't very readable. I may be able to tweak stuff a bit since the numbers where drawn/scanned separately, downscaled and copied in.
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Re: Borgar's Maps

Post Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:37 am

I did a very slight update of the XCF files (updated in the project folder). It's probably barely visible but I made the numbers slightly "stronger" (a few pixels), especially the slimmest parts.

I expect the number may be both better and worse in print or in browser caused by both by my downscaling of image and additional scaling by browser.

I've found a bit tricky to find an optimal solution. Part of the the readability issue may be that this "font" is slim so I can fit a double digit number into one square. That make it easy to place in the map but may not be the best solution for readability.

Here btw, a small cutout wich should at least not be scaled by the browser (this is btw at 20% of the XFC image size).
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Note that 4 is hard to place due to the doors so that would be tricky regardless of "font".
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Re: Borgar's Maps

Post Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:53 pm

Yes, for me it's more the thin sections that made it harder to read; the revision is an improvement 8-)
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