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Worldmap of Arkain

Discussion in 'The Legends of Arkain Series' started by Shar Dundred, Sep 7, 2018.

  1. Shar Dundred

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    Yes, for real.

    I have been tinkering around a bit and have now created a WIP of a POLITICAL Arkain worldmap.

    I considered making one with accurate geographics, but I quickly came to the conclusion that this would look even worse than my terrain, so I decided not to bother, therefore do not even try to find geographical details, there are not really many.

    Anyway, here you go, enjoy!
    Pre First Books
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    Post-Second Books
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  2. LISBOAH

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    Good to see a map.

    Why didn't the undead moved to the Cold North, rather than standing on a mountain in the middle of the Kingdoms?

    So the Gnolls come from an island?

    Are the Hot Sands and Cold North inhabited? Why didn't the Demons took them rather than attacking the Kingdoms?
     
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    Yay! I approve.
    It sort of looks like a weirdly shaped foot, but it's cool regardless.
    How convenient that Gardon's empire is separated from the orcs by a big mountain chain that belongs to the dwarfs. One less obstacle to worry about.
    How the hell did the undead get their enormous army to attack Salria questionable though? The extension of their tunnels is a bit too vast.
    I'd also like to think the demonic lands are way larger than shown on the map.

    The cold north doesn't have the strategic value the dead mountains have.
    Being right between 4 kingdoms which you can easily interfere with the politics and actions of, is much more preferable.
     
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  4. Shar Dundred

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    While Aridon prefers to stand in the shadows, being that far away from the Kingdoms would have hindered fast intervention if neccessary.

    Yes, you have to imagine their land being less "wild" than you would expect a "bestial" area to be and imagine it being like an island with a huge fortress, built by the gnolls, on it.

    The Demons have no love for the Cold North and the Hot Sands are getting raided at times but the areas aren't really interesting for them too much.
    There also aren't many people they can take as slaves.
    They have it on their list to conquer those areas as well, but they want to deal with the area of highest resistance first - or at least the area they believe has the highest resistance.

    The same goes for the Dominion in case Gardon wants to attack them.

    They go further to the east.
     
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    Maybe, but he should put some forces in that area to at least have some backup base in case mortals or demons reach Dead Mountain.

    The dragons on the map represent dragon colonies?
     
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    I believe the demons may have done so, many times. I may have been exactly for that same reason why he chose to ''permanently seal'' the mountain in the first place.
     
  7. Shar Dundred

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    Black dragon colonies, yes. :)

    Regarding the Cold North... Most of the continent has mostly forgotten about it even being there.
     
  8. StoPCampinGn00b

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    Holy crap this is nice. I like how textured it looks. Perhaps sharpening some of the rounded edges and making it more rigid would make it look better.

    What did you use to make this Shar?
     
  9. Shar Dundred

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    Inkarnate

    Non-commercial use only unless you bought a license.
     
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    This is amazing, what did you create it with?

    Can you explain to us a little about the Cold North, who lives there and does it have a purpose in the Arkain.
     
  11. Shar Dundred

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    In due time. ;)
     
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    Suspicious fortress tower in cold north is suspicious.
     
  13. LISBOAH

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    Angmar has teleported to another world! :D
     
  14. Shar Dundred

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    Well, apparently there seems to be *something* up there.... :)
    Up there... In the cold north...
     
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    Oh no ... :eek::eek::eek::eek:


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    Or even worse!!!


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    Could it have been the place where the Undead Guardian in chapter 10 would have taken the artifact if we didn't so stupidly kill him?

    Or is it the place where another artifact no one is supposed to get their hands on, defended by undead, is being held, because *hint* undead that don't exactly belong to Aridon defend ancient temples and ruins?
    Only time will tell...
     
  17. Shar Dundred

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    Let's just say that while the continent has forgotten the Cold North, the Cold North has not forgotten the rest.... ;)
     
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    world maps definitely help to understand the story
     
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    Dude nooo don't think of that!

    Don't make Game of throne references

    Or

    You doom us all!
     
  20. Shar Dundred

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    New worldmap posted, showing the difference between pre-campaigns and post-campaigns.