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External view of Ancient Tower.
  • Marrend
  • Added: 05/04/2012 01:05 PM
  • Last updated: 04/20/2024 02:56 AM


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I do like the way that it looks, however in my opinion it is a little too symmetrical in the sense that the different cracks are in the same relative position on either side. I'm not sure if it would look better otherwise, but I do find my eyes a little drawn to the symmetry.

However, it is not very serious as the symmetry that I speak of isn't very present, but let me know if you see what I mean.
Guardian of the Description Thread
The cracks on the tower were supposed to be placed at random, but I guess they ended up having a certain symmetry. Maybe that's how I thought they should be, as the building itself is symmetrical? I dunno. I should try other variations, such as less cracks, re-radomizing the locations for the cracks, or what-not, to see if I can't get a more varied look.
(Socrates would certainly not contadict me!)
Right, the cracks are too identical, you could try varying by taking just the top or bottom of each or other combinations, also 4 of each kind really makes it stick out.
Guardian of the Description Thread
I made a re-attempt of this where only three cracks of each kind somewhere on the tower. It just didn't have that "ancient" look to me. So I ended up adding one more of each kind. Then, I recalled a mapping video that giaks did, and wondered if a similar-looking crack was available. It was! So I added a four copies of that one to see how it looked. An argument for symmetry may still exist, but I think I might be on to something with using five different types of cracks rather than four.
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