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Re: CHAT: Constructed maps

From:And Rosta <and.rosta@...>
Date:Thursday, June 21, 2007, 23:04
Rik, On 21/06/2007 21:18:
> Hi, folks. I've been working on developing the constructed world which > hosts my conlang(s) and I thought some of you may be interested in > seeing my latest attempt at a map (hence the CHAT tag for this post - > hope that's right). > > Just to give this post some relevance to conlanging, all of the > geographical features are in Gevey (my main conlang). > > Comments and suggestions for improvement are very welcome - and will be > listened to! I want this map to be as good as possible as it will > eventually form the core of my revamped website. Presenting my conlangs > to the world in a way that makes the experience pleasurable for visitors > is an important aspect of con-artistry (dodgy word), in my view. > > Oh yes, the link - and a warning: the file is in .png format, and > currently weighs in at 4MB (the final product will need to be a bit > smaller). > > > > Rik
Wow! I am awed & impressed & viridly envious! I'd love to know how you went about creating the geography and the toponymy and the map. I've always thought that there are certain bits of conlanging that, though they are hugely important to me, I'd like to subcontract rather than undertake myself. Such as font creation. And such as geography & map creation. Perhaps one day in future, conlanging/conworlding will be so mainstream that one can actually commission one's own, and not just gaze covetously at others' as I have at yours... --And.


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