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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeMon 16 Mar 2009 - 19:31

I can't find any pics of the actual plates from the book online, but any of you Terry Pratchett/Discworld fans (and I know there have to be a few, on both the Continent and British Isles) should definitely look in their copies of "The Art of Discworld". The drawings Paul Kidby does of the buildings in Ankh-Morpork are both accurate-looking (historically accurate looking) and skewed all at the same time. There's a touch of wistfulness in their lines to better fit the fantasy theme of the Discworld novels, as well as being totally believable as medieval buildings.

Ran across it just this past weekend (I'm reading through the entire Discworld series, and currently on #14) and thought I'd share.
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usagi_tetsu wrote:
I can't find any pics of the actual plates from the book online, but any of you Terry Pratchett/Discworld fans (and I know there have to be a few, on both the Continent and British Isles) should definitely look in their copies of "The Art of Discworld". The drawings Paul Kidby does of the buildings in Ankh-Morpork are both accurate-looking (historically accurate looking) and skewed all at the same time. There's a touch of wistfulness in their lines to better fit the fantasy theme of the Discworld novels, as well as being totally believable as medieval buildings.

Ran across it just this past weekend (I'm reading through the entire Discworld series, and currently on #14) and thought I'd share.

I have already finished the series and have the book and love the artwork, and now I wonder why I have never ever thought of this before scratch

I am jealous that you still have so many funny & exciting novels before you! Perhaps I should start again. They are awesome, Terry Pratchett is one great contemporary author.
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeMon 16 Mar 2009 - 20:20

cianty wrote:
http://gidian-gelaende.de/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=593 Very Happy

lol!

Bookmarked! I am anxious to see how this turns out.
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeTue 17 Mar 2009 - 19:32

Eliazar - I've read almost the whole series before, just not the latest 2 or 3, and definitely not all in order like this. Pratchett is easily one of my favorite authors, and I'm dismayed that he announced he has Alzheimer's and doesn't know how many more books he'll be able to write. Sad Of course, the Discworld series is more a collection of single books, so it's not like he's got an overarching storyline to clean up before he's unable to write anymore.

Cianty - great link! I love how you can see a Terry Pratchett book in the pile in the background next to the board layout. And the layout itself looks awesome. Can't wait to see it finished.
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeTue 17 Mar 2009 - 19:36

@Cianty - Thanks for the link - One of the greatest cities around! I own every one of Mr. Pratchett's discworld books. Can't wait to see how this turns out.

Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeWed 3 Jun 2009 - 12:44

Inspiring, interesting and impressive - what else could you ask for?
http://www.terrainthralls.com/Tutorials%20folder/Road%20House/Road%20House.html
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeWed 3 Jun 2009 - 14:08

It just struck me that the 'Old Town' in my city was quite a grim Mordheim-ish place. You know what I mean..

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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeWed 3 Jun 2009 - 17:21

Indeed that is a Mordheimish scene, perhaps a bit preComet. VERY COOL!
Whatcityis that BTW?
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeWed 3 Jun 2009 - 19:09

DeafNala wrote:
Indeed that is a Mordheimish scene, perhaps a bit preComet. VERY COOL!
Whatcityis that BTW?
Edinburgh, Scotland.
Back in those days it used to be called 'Auld Reekie' aka. Old Stinky. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeFri 31 Jul 2009 - 1:44

This is a picture from my hometown. I think I'm going to use it to finally build terrain for Mordheim and not let my friends do all the work.
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I think the guardpost would
be a nice addition to a
fortified house or town wall.
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeFri 31 Jul 2009 - 9:17

VERY COOL! Glad to hear you're not going to miss all the FUN of terrain building... an ADVENTURE all its own. thumbsup
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I wanna live in Europe too Sad
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bigoriginal wrote:
I wanna live in Europe too Sad

ME TOO! The closest I've come was an offer to live under Duce's bed & subsist on a diet of cookie crumbs & dust bunnies. Suspect
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeMon 10 Aug 2009 - 18:35

Here's something different: Awesome Lustria Inspiration!
http://rootbridges.blogspot.com/2009/08/blog-post.html
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EVEN better than Lustria, how about Mysterious Ind as the setting with Ubercool Cat Folks instead of Slimey Old Lizard Lads? Karate
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Jaquemart wrote:
Back in those days it used to be called 'Auld Reekie' aka. Old Stinky. Very Happy

Yeah, ad it smells great now. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeFri 25 Sep 2009 - 20:04

Here's a pen and ink drawing I'm working on. It might make fun Estalian, Tilean or Remean terrain if you had a mind to make some like that.
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www.turbosquid.com

pictures of 3D models with lots of inspiration on constructing medieval (and other) buildings
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PostSubject: Re: Inspiration!   Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeFri 27 Nov 2009 - 21:52

Great inspirations are to be found here Inspiration! - Page 5 Icon_biggrin thanks for posting all those links/pics!

I think that classic one was not mentioned so far:
http://gidian-gelaende.de/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=216
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My Top 10 gaming boards:
http://cianty-tabletop.blogspot.com/2009/12/my-top-10-favourite-wargaming-boards.html

Maybe someone finds something new they haven't seen before. Smile
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