The Hall of Orrin Darkshroud….

     Above the forest of Merewood, rises a single mountain, the rocky rugged slopes of Raven’s Roost.  A path snakes its way up the mountain, winding its way through the steep cliffs and jagged outcrops ending at a large ledge overlooking Merewood. It is here that the Sorcerer Orrin Darkshroud carved out his fortress, a refuge from his dark past. Over the years, strange phantasms and screams of the damned emanated from the lofty hights of his fortress. Last year however the fortress became silent, a dark, menacing presence high above the forest of Merewood.

    Here is a new map I drew the other day, I feel that the cliffs (IE: the shading I did) kind of got away from me in the process. Just doesn’t quite feel very balanced to me.  I also drew this one with no graph paper, trying to be a little looser in style.  Anyway, for the most part its alright, so I am posting it here for your enjoyment.  Click on the image for a full page PDF.

The Hall of Orrin Darkshroud

4 Responses to “The Hall of Orrin Darkshroud….”

  1. 1 fenway5
    January 23, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    Damn I thought you had gone silent again! Glad to see you back crafting more inspiring mappery!

  2. 3 Dyson Logos
    January 24, 2013 at 3:26 am

    Nice and dark. I love it!

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    This blog came into being after I discovered the OSR blog scene. I was inspired by Dyson Logos and his blog, specifically his geomorph project. Check out his awesome work: "Dyson's Dodecahedron" The style and the simple elegance of his 10 x 10 squares put me on a mapping roll. I have blatently (...and respectfully) emulated his style and now have pages upon pages of geomorphs. Along with more location specific maps in that same style.

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