By the Foot of the Volcano

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Postby Kalah » May 5 2011, 20:40

If location is everything in real estate, this Sanctuary town would cost a bundle ...



It lies by the foot of a dormant volcano, almost camouflaged by its mountainous surroundings, and with a beautiful waterfall feeding its water supply. A garrisoned gate guards the secluded area.

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Postby DragonSire » May 5 2011, 20:43

Very nice looking!

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Postby GreatEmerald » May 5 2011, 21:42

Prismatic rocks everywhere!..

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Postby Mirez » May 5 2011, 23:42

fancy :o
treants are dendrosexual 0_o

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Postby ThunderTitan » May 6 2011, 10:19

Still looks too much like someone stuck a roof on top of a fountain...
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Postby Qurqirish Dragon » May 6 2011, 14:39

ThunderTitan wrote:Still looks too much like someone stuck a roof on top of a fountain...


Considering the nature of the town, that's how it should appear, IMO.
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Postby Kalah » May 6 2011, 15:04

I particularly like the fact that they seem to have been able to merge beautiful landscape with functional gameplay. The mines, the paths, the towns all look very well integrated.
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Postby theGryphon » May 6 2011, 18:04

@Kalah: Totally agreed. They did an extremely good job of creating the landscapes. I believe Marzhin has substantial input in that regard.

Now all I look forward to visually is new models and names for certain Sanctuary creatures ;)
Other than that, I hope they make good use of the time ahead to improve the AI and faction balance further, not that I have any info they're poor...
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Postby Marzhin » May 6 2011, 18:24

I didn't have much to do in that particular regard beyond giving a general artistic direction for the maps. The landscape artists at BH were already really good :)
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Postby ThunderTitan » May 22 2011, 20:26

Qurqirish Dragon wrote:>>Considering the nature of the town, that's how it should appear, IMO.<<


It looks too much like it's part of teh background, the idea behind it is fine, but needs to look more like a town... a few small asian pillars around it, like SO (but smaller) or a small fence would do wonders.
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