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Inglenook
2012-01-19, 01:29 AM
A architectural/cartographic/geographic offshoot of the "Dungeons and Dreamboats" (http://www.giantitp.com/forums/showthread.php?t=197824) thread!

I am endlessly fascinated with architecture, maps and landscapes; can't see a picture of a strange building without imagining it as a temple to some forgotten god … and then imagining what sort of world such a building would be located in.

In that vein, this thread is meant to provide inspiration for world-builders. Found some concept art of an alien chasm or fantastic city? A map with a bit of particularly evocative coastline? A real-world example of bizarro architecture? A photo of your favorite landmark? Post 'em! Anything to get the brain whirring.

Keep everything in spoiler tags, if you would. Can't think of any other rules at the moment, but I'm certainly open to suggestions.

To start us off:
http://i.1dl.us/scF.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/scG.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/scH.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/scJ.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/scK.jpg

Ninjadeadbeard
2012-01-19, 01:40 AM
Got one. Always wanted to write a story about it.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s231/sithlord7/1317608211410.jpg

Kumori
2012-01-19, 02:11 AM
http://i.1dl.us/scF.jpg

First picture in the thread is a magic card... I should have guessed that those would fit here quite well, but I did not foresee it. I recognize your second picture and Ninjadeadbeard's, but can't place either. What are they from?

Inglenook
2012-01-19, 02:26 AM
First picture in the thread is a magic card... I should have guessed that those would fit here quite well, but I did not foresee it. I recognize your second picture and Ninjadeadbeard's, but can't place either. What are they from?
I honestly have no idea. :smallfrown: I generally just save all such things I run across to a giant folder, so very little I have is properly named or organized. My Google-fu isn't turning up much either. There's an outside chance I might have gotten it from the "Dungeons and Dreamboats" thread (because of the girl with the gun/claw dealio)?

Had no idea the first one was a Magic card either, heh.

Ninjadeadbeard
2012-01-19, 02:34 AM
Found mine on a Wallpaper (General) thread on an imageboard. Also didn't recognize the magic card. Funny world, eh?

Baka Nikujaga
2012-01-19, 03:51 AM
My turn!

http://i44.tinypic.com/16lgt3n.jpg (http://i39.tinypic.com/6860ck.jpg)

http://i41.tinypic.com/723j4h.jpg (http://i43.tinypic.com/viatx.jpg)

http://i43.tinypic.com/qn4582.jpg (http://i42.tinypic.com/15g2yqe.jpg)

http://i44.tinypic.com/dy2dcz.jpg (http://i44.tinypic.com/2hfnjtj.jpg)

http://i42.tinypic.com/jrqiqr.jpg (http://i42.tinypic.com/jrqiqr.jpg)
If anyone likes these...maybe I'll post more later?

Dumbledore lives
2012-01-19, 04:54 AM
Figure I'll put in my share, I think I like the third one down the best, it really shows the longing for the world long past.

http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll278/Dumbledore13A/Mountain_Path_by_UnidColor.jpg
http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll278/Dumbledore13A/quickdraw_mech_by_flyingdebris-d2ysd92.jpg
http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll278/Dumbledore13A/What_will_be_after.jpg
http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll278/Dumbledore13A/verschollen_by_luches-d3hrs96.jpg

some guy
2012-01-19, 06:13 AM
Alright. Awesome. Got a bunch of these.

Dungeons and manmade* structures:

http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/india.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/patra1.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/Between_Tower_players_map.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/kdGi1.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/AngkorWatTwilight.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/800px-TrongsaDzong.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/800px-Taktshang.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/gardens.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/jan10wallpaper-1_1600.jpg


Natural landscapes:

http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/Jhomonsugi_in_Yaku_Island_Japan_001.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/wave1.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/Mount_Roraima_Venezuela.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/morainelake.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/Ketapang2.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/iceland.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/greece1.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/CrystallineTurquoiseLakeJiuzhaigouNationalParkChin a1.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/Bierstadt_Scene_in_the_Sierra_Nevada.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/3255418-The_Fan_Mountains_outstanding-Tajikistan.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/11-04-09barronfals.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/11-02-29WW3.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/11-01-16MtField8.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/800px-Costa_rica_santa_elena_skywalk.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/629px-Cloud_forest_mount_kinabalu.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/38-national-parks-1600.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/30744_1600x1200-wallpaper-cb1294145282.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/storm-clouds-south-dakota_23945_990x742.jpg


Caves:

http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/marble.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/caveice1.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/antarc1.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/greenland-glacier-cave_982_600x450.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/caves_carlsbad_6sfw.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/jan10wallpaper-14_1600.jpg


*Or not. They also could be made by creatures that build their civiliziations eaons before ours. Their existence overshadowing ours and everything that we believed in.

Yora
2012-01-19, 07:06 AM
Why have this thread hidden so far a way in a rarely visited part of the forum? I think it should be moved to Roleplaying Games.

some guy
2012-01-19, 07:35 AM
Why have this thread hidden so far a way in a rarely visited part of the forum? I think it should be moved to Roleplaying Games.

I agree with you, Yora. This is actually the first time I visited the homebrew part. More people might see it in the general part. And I think anyone can be inspired by this.

Yora
2012-01-19, 07:38 AM
And picture:
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-qsbatB46YVk/TrbEFM2_bwI/AAAAAAAAAFg/daslCnUA6zk/s1600/Cole_Thomas_Valley_of_the_Vaucluse_1841.jpg

Lucid
2012-01-19, 09:41 AM
Some I'd love to use in my campaigns.

http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t208/party_master/canal_full.jpg
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t208/party_master/defeateddragon_full.jpg
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t208/party_master/pagodas_full.jpg
http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/290/c/2/cyclopean_edifice_by_julian399-d2oci6c.jpg

The first three are all by the same artist, Daniel Dociu (http://tinfoilgames.com/gallery.php), there's a lot of very nice concept art there.

Yora
2012-01-19, 11:43 AM
I was just seeing my screensaver come up.

I save us all the work and just link to this incredible gallery (http://blinck.deviantart.com/gallery/).

Here just two samples:
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2011/258/1/e/the_frost_valley_by_blinck-d49x980.jpg

http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/133/c/c/no_man__s_land_by_blinck-d3g8mdm.jpg

eepop
2012-01-19, 12:42 PM
Firstly, amazing site I found while looking for some things to post.

http://www.epilogue.net/index.php




http://images.epilogue.net/users/boroszikszai/1Academy-Ruins.jpg
http://images.epilogue.net/users/boroszikszai/1Vesuva.jpg


And then, one of the patron saints of landscapes, John Avon.
http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/Galleries-and-shop/



http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/108/buildings.trundles-quest-version1_USD20-standard-print_USD48-large-print.jpg
http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/108/buildings.the-pyramid-incident_USD20-standard-print_USD48-large-print.jpg
http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/108/forests-and-trees.alara-forest_USD20-standard-print_USD48-large-print.jpg
http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/108/forests-and-trees.witchbane-orb_USD20-standard-print_USD48-large-print.jpg
http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/108/swamps-and-wastelands.meteor-storm_USD20-standard-print_USD48-large-print.jpg
http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/108/swamps-and-wastelands.adakar-wastes_USD20-standard-print_USD48-large-print.jpg
http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/108/swamps-and-wastelands.urborg-tomb-of-yawgmoth_USD20-standard-print_USD48-large-print.jpg
http://johnavon.com/fantasy-art/108/swamps-and-wastelands.zendikar-swamp_USD20-standard-print_USD48-large-print.jpg

Inglenook
2012-01-19, 04:56 PM
Why have this thread hidden so far a way in a rarely visited part of the forum? I think it should be moved to Roleplaying Games.
Oops! I had no idea this subforum was considered secluded; still getting my bearings, I'm afraid. :smallredface: How exactly would one go about petitioning for a thread to be moved?

Gigantoboat:
http://i.1dl.us/sdj.jpg

Some random maps:
http://i.1dl.us/sdk.png
http://i.1dl.us/sdn.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/sdp.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/sdq.jpg

And this last one is wayyyyyy too big for spoiler tags, even, so I'll just hotlink it. Another forum I used to regularly frequent was planning a massive RPG set in and around the city of Amstaad. The RPG ended up falling through, but I always thought the unfinished map (http://i.1dl.us/sdm.gif) was sort of neat.

Kumori
2012-01-20, 12:47 AM
Oops! I had no idea this subforum was considered secluded; still getting my bearings, I'm afraid. :smallredface: How exactly would one go about petitioning for a thread to be moved?

Report your first post and ask for it to be moved. The mods will get to it eventually.

Yora
2012-01-20, 11:32 AM
Gigantoboat:
http://i.1dl.us/sdj.jpg
I think this is based on an actual historic chinese warship. :smallbiggrin:

Inglenook
2012-01-21, 11:58 AM
Ah, they moved it! :smallsmile:

A couple maps, a castle, a tree village, and some sort of tree/monument hybrid:
http://i.1dl.us/sev.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/sew.png
http://i.1dl.us/sex.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/sey.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/sez.jpg

some guy
2012-01-21, 04:05 PM
@eepop Thanks, I'm starting my seafaring campaign this monday, and I'm sure I can find a use for those pictures.

In the meanwhile, here's a page from my favourite comic Donjon (called Dungeon in English) (I would have cropped it, but there's also some streets on the page, which might be of use to someone), and a picture of a real donjon:

http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/donjon_zenith_t06_02.jpg
http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/donjon_crest.jpg

Gettles
2012-01-21, 04:18 PM
http://www.wunderground.com/data/wximagenew/c/caustic/121.jpg

Curious
2012-01-21, 11:08 PM
http://i42.tinypic.com/jrqiqr.jpg (http://i42.tinypic.com/jrqiqr.jpg)

Love this one, so much.

EDIT:
I save us all the work and just link to this incredible gallery (http://blinck.deviantart.com/gallery/).

Uuuugh, Yora, why are you so mean? I just spent like two hours trawling deviantart because of you. That artwork is just incredible.

Baka Nikujaga
2012-01-22, 04:00 AM
http://i54.tinypic.com/2nsz4av.jpg
Another group of pictures. Unfortunately, I do not seem to be in possession of larger variations of these images, so the sizes presented are the sizes that they are.

http://i39.tinypic.com/14m81s7.jpg
http://i39.tinypic.com/vgtwlc.jpg
http://i43.tinypic.com/23udkcz.jpg
http://i43.tinypic.com/10pc3no.jpg
http://i43.tinypic.com/2a5ixb7.jpg

Wiwaxia
2012-01-22, 07:11 AM
Another group of pictures. Unfortunately, I do not seem to be in possession of larger variations of these images, so the sizes presented are the sizes that they are.

http://i43.tinypic.com/10pc3no.jpg


The best part of this one is that all of those are (were) real creatures (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burgess_Shale).




My own findings, from a cursory googling:

http://fc02.deviantart.com/fs22/f/2007/316/d/f/Machinery_of_the_Stars_by_alexiuss.jpg
http://fc06.deviantart.com/fs28/f/2008/045/f/5/Adamant_Citadel_by_alexiuss.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.com/fs12/i/2006/309/7/a/Godcatchers_by_alexiuss.jpg
http://fc09.deviantart.com/fs12/i/2006/277/c/8/Sanctuary_by_alexiuss.jpg
http://fc06.deviantart.com/fs10/i/2006/120/4/f/Entropy_by_alexiuss.jpg
http://fc09.deviantart.com/fs11/i/2006/232/4/d/Sandcastles_by_SilentBeforeTheStorm.jpg
http://memberfiles.freewebs.com/89/10/37771089/photos/New-Backgrounds-for-Site/fantastic%20landscape.jpg

GolemsVoice
2012-01-22, 06:18 PM
Prince of Persia has some incredible artwork:

http://www.wallcoo.net/game/prince_of_persia_series/images/Wallpaper_Prince_of_Persia_Warrior_Within_06.jpg
http://i2.listal.com/image/1286675/600full-prince-of-persia%3A-warrior-within-artwork.jpg
http://medialib.computerandvideogames.com/screens/screenshot_224587.jpg
http://cdn2.spong.com/artwork/p/r/princeofpe152657l/_-Prince-of-Persia-2-Warrior-Within-PC-_.jpg
http://oyster.ignimgs.com/ve3d/images/07/03/70378_PrinceOfPersiaTheForgottenSands-ConceptArt-03_normal.jpg
http://www.advancedphotoshop.co.uk/users/23943/thm1024/sot_2.jpg

Yora
2012-01-22, 07:55 PM
I both have pictures, and a request:

http://www.smartphonewallpaper.com/wallpapers/mountain_city-960x800.jpg

http://img577.imageshack.us/img577/5332/774791197x904originalwa.jpg

http://www.wallchan.com/images/sandbox/59337-mountain-city.jpg

One or two days ago, I somewhere saw a picture like these, with a singular mountain that was entirely covered by a city. It most resembled the last one in shape but in brown tones and I think higher than wide. It also was rather photo-like in style and not that obviously a painting. Though it might also have been a photo with some post processing done.
If anyone happened to know that picture, I'd be glad to have it found again.

TheCountAlucard
2012-01-22, 08:23 PM
Just so you know, I am going to bookmark this thread, and regularly steal from it for inspiration for my Exalted games. :smalltongue:

Swooper
2012-01-22, 09:21 PM
http://img577.imageshack.us/img577/5332/774791197x904originalwa.jpg
Damn you! I was going to post exactly that picture! :smallbiggrin:

Here's a few others I have favourited on DA, though not as good as that one.
http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs51/f/2009/283/0/e/0e47a7897eb3534d6fd581b090428357.jpg
http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs40/f/2009/025/2/7/27f069d2edd778d612087a64f20e756d.jpg
http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs50/f/2009/283/3/a/3a0deee1b1ae6a54392beee311888f80.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs38/i/2008/317/6/c/Forest_by_frankhong.jpg

Silverscale
2012-01-22, 10:12 PM
Some gems I came across with a little Googling.

from http://mysticsfantasywallpapers.blogspot.com/ (http://mysticsfantasywallpapers.blogspot.com/) warning large images.http://www.widescreenwallpaper.org/Fantasy%20Art/Fantasy%20Art%20%2825%29.jpg
http://files.myopera.com/Milano1/albums/7540472/Fantasy%20%26%203D%20Art%20-%2025.jpg
http://www.desktopwallpaperhd.com/wallpapers/1/2863.jpg
http://fantasyartdesign.com/3dgallery/a-digital/3D-images/3d-art-galleryGrie/023d-fantastics-pioneersB.jpgfrom http://wallpapers-free.co.uk/backgrounds/rpg_games/final_fantasy/dual-screen-forest-citadel.jpghttp://wallpapers-free.co.uk/backgrounds/rpg_games/final_fantasy/dual-screen-forest-citadel.jpghttp://wallpapers-free.co.uk/backgrounds/rpg_games/final_fantasy/dual-screen-water-cycle.jpgfrom http://jenovah-art.deviantart.com/more there, all amazinghttp://fc05.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/064/a/f/lost_citadel_by_jenovah_art-d2f17of.jpghttp://fc03.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2011/352/1/0/10ca1211a50a2969b100191203f24629-d4jh9ny.jpghttp://fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/299/e/c/epocholis_by_jenovah_art-d4ca97z.jpghttp://fc06.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/207/7/8/oak__s_crossing_by_jenovah_art-d41rd6c.jpghttp://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/289/6/5/temple_lagoon_by_jenovah_art-d3n0q0j.jpghttp://fc02.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/182/b/4/forgotten_glory_by_jenovah_art-d3jkcvy.jpghttp://fc09.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/284/3/f/sanatorium_by_jenovah_art-d3g663k.jpghttp://fc01.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/116/e/7/office_days_by_jenovah_art-d36aecx.jpghttp://fc09.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/137/b/a/the_spire_fields_by_jenovah_art-d30z6bc.jpghttp://fc03.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2010/285/3/8/dubai_ruins_by_jenovah_art-d1x0g24.jpghttp://fc06.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/142/e/3/sanctuary_by_jenovah_art-d24azgb.jpghttp://fc00.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/335/e/6/ocean_city_by_jenovah_art-d33zqcz.jpghttp://fc08.deviantart.net/fs40/i/2009/310/4/9/The_Celestials_by_Jenovah_Art.jpghttp://fc00.deviantart.net/fs42/i/2009/310/1/c/The_Great_Tree_by_Jenovah_Art.jpghttp://fc07.deviantart.net/fs39/i/2009/310/7/6/Indust_Favela_by_Jenovah_Art.jpgfrom http://wall.alphacoders.com/big.php?i=3120http://images2.alphacoders.com/312/3120.jpghttp://images2.alphacoders.com/114/114864.jpghttp://images.alphacoders.com/129/129837.jpghttp://images2.alphacoders.com/191/191744.jpghttp://images.alphacoders.com/155/155507.jpghttp://images2.alphacoders.com/967/96746.jpghttp://images.alphacoders.com/853/85357.jpghttp://images.alphacoders.com/162/162663.jpghttp://images2.alphacoders.com/130/130710.jpghttp://images2.alphacoders.com/115/115204.jpghttp://images.alphacoders.com/555/5551.jpghttp://images.alphacoders.com/907/90743.jpghttp://images.alphacoders.com/853/85361.jpgrandom...http://wallpapers-diq.net/wallpapers/20/Dark_City_Fantasy_Art_Scenery.jpghttp://www.imgbase.info/images/safe-wallpapers/miscellaneous/fantasy/19004_fantasy_giant_mushroom_trees.jpgSorry. I kinda got carried away there....I hope you liked them and there are more where they came form.

Arbane
2012-01-22, 10:23 PM
Just so you know, I am going to bookmark this thread, and regularly steal from it for inspiration for my Exalted games. :smalltongue:

That's what it's here for, I thought. A bit of advice I heard somewhere: "Find an impressive real-world building or landmark, multiply the scale by 10, and fill it with ninjas." :smallbiggrin:

Anyway, a few pics:


http://www.sedlecossuary.com/images/sedlec.jpg

http://www.sedlecossuary.com/images/impressive%20chandelier%20sedlec.jpg

It may look like a Deathlord's sitting-room, but the Sedlec Ossuary is a medieval church, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.



http://www.eatmedaily.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/negroni-meat-full-size.jpg



http://static.panoramio.com/photos/original/548240.jpg

TheCountAlucard
2012-01-22, 10:59 PM
That's what it's here for, I thought. A bit of advice I heard somewhere: "Find an impressive real-world building or landmark, multiply the scale by 10, and fill it with ninjas."Not the worst advice in that regard. :smallamused:

It may look like a Deathlord's sitting-room, but the Sedlec Ossuary is a medieval church, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.
On a related note, I love the "Inauspicious Citadel" spell. :smallbiggrin:

Silverscale
2012-01-23, 12:26 AM
http://www.sedlecossuary.com/images/impressive%20chandelier%20sedlec.jpg
It may look like a Deathlord's sitting-room, but the Sedlec Ossuary is a medieval church, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.
And if I recall correctly that chandelier is made up of at least one of every bone in the human body excluding the ear drum bones.

Those are actually images of the Church in Kutna Hora about 30min outside of Prague in the Czech Republic. If you ever get the opportunity to visit it's worth the short bus ride from Prague. There's a fascinating story about why there are so many bones at the church but you'll have to go visit to find out.

Baka Nikujaga
2012-01-23, 02:56 AM
Some gems I came across with a little Googling

http://i54.tinypic.com/2nsz4av.jpg
Meanwhile mine all come from the same site...


http://i39.tinypic.com/w1ah4h.jpg (http://i42.tinypic.com/16gcshk.jpg)
http://i40.tinypic.com/21nr713.jpg (http://i39.tinypic.com/dvht00.jpg)
http://i44.tinypic.com/23upemv.jpg (http://i43.tinypic.com/34zzxjo.jpg)
http://i41.tinypic.com/fup11.jpg (http://i44.tinypic.com/24ch551.jpg)

http://i54.tinypic.com/200whs1.jpg
Which explains my lack of diversity I suppose...

STsinderman
2012-01-24, 11:45 AM
Got one. Always wanted to write a story about it.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s231/sithlord7/1317608211410.jpg

Now that's a game i want to play in!

Noedig
2012-01-24, 11:51 AM
What intrigues me most about the above post is that I can clearly see signs of habitation on the landscape. What kind of civilization is it? Did they capture those spheres? Why?

Othniel Edden
2012-01-24, 12:45 PM
Fantasy

http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/280/0/6/066d2d89793156dd6d5ba5881d92ce32-d309rld.jpg

http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/362/e/0/e085bf1b1e2665f3f9c162ea8c82c050-d35urey.jpg

http://th05.deviantart.net/fs71/PRE/f/2011/170/3/1/journey_to_alba_by_alectorfencer-d3jbuap.jpg

http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/231/8/1/never_never_land_by_capturing_the_light-d475fo7.jpg

http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/276/6/2/jorinde_und_joringel_5_by_kakao_bean-d4bp3xu.jpg

http://th05.deviantart.net/fs40/PRE/f/2009/032/8/7/The_Forgotten_Atlantis_by_firedudewraith.jpg
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2012/010/0/1/arise_by_ralphhorsley-d4lwc1c.jpg

Post Apocalyptic
http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs31/i/2008/188/c/7/Hanging_Gardens_of_Babylon_by_bocky.jpg
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs14/i/2007/039/e/e/Overgrown_by_ecpkngt.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs14/f/2007/103/a/7/OVergrown_Ruins_by_Hiddnfox.jpg
http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2010/256/e/8/e849825958f0713eacbe7964e4c3aea1-d2kx5ly.jpg
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/285/2/1/shanghai_ruins_by_jenovah_art-d2ktuf8.jpg
http://th02.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/i/2010/348/3/9/loggers_rest_by_thaumadzo-d34wmsw.jpg
http://th06.deviantart.net/fs18/PRE/f/2007/220/b/9/Tomorow_by_biotechbob.jpg
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs19/i/2007/250/4/5/Tomorow_II_by_biotechbob.jpg
http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs22/i/2007/354/c/5/speed_painting_IV_by_biotechbob.jpg
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs25/i/2009/249/0/f/Warzone_by_biotechbob.jpg

Science Fiction- Future
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs6/i/2005/112/c/b/vision_of_future_by_biotechbob.jpghttp://fc03.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2010/277/4/d/superstructure_0_by_biotechbob-d3037xy.jpg


Steampunk
http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/286/c/7/the_tower_of_babel_by_lindbalk-d30o1bn.jpg

Silverscale
2012-01-24, 05:44 PM
More Googleing today.....

From www.myfreewallpapers.nethttp://www.myfreewallpapers.net/fantasy/wallpapers/steampunk-landscape.jpghttp://www.myfreewallpapers.net/fantasy/wallpapers/zeppelins.jpghttp://www.myfreewallpapers.net/fantasy/wallpapers/aigle.jpghttp://www.myfreewallpapers.net/fantasy/wallpapers/old-library.jpghttp://www.myfreewallpapers.net/fantasy/wallpapers/lost-city-of-the-elfs.jpg
From http://www.mixymag.com/fantasy-landscape-wallpaper/http://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_alex_popescu_01.jpgh ttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_sarel_theron_05.jpgh ttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_alex_popescu_02.jpgh ttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_radoslav_zilinsky_01 .jpghttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_christophe_vacher_01 .jpghttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_alon_chou_02.jpghttp ://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_sarel_theron_04.jpgh ttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_peter_swigut_01.jpgh ttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_ron_crabb_03.jpghttp ://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_mathieu_didier_01.jp ghttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_marc_simonetti_03.jp ghttp://www.wallcoo.com/cartoon/Fantasy_Scenery_CG_artwork_1920x1200/wallpapers/1280x1024/fantasy_art_scenery_wallpaper_phil_mcdarby_02.jpg
From http://www.templates.com/bloghttp://www.templates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/301527_1201611471_medium.jpghttp://www.templates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/22211_1206538494_large.jpghttp://www.templates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/71114_1203939787_large.jpghttp://www.templates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/sm_calm_beauty_by_en_tyrael.jpghttp://www.templates.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/rice_valley_by_frenic.jpg
From http://frenic.deviantart.com/http://th04.deviantart.net/fs43/PRE/f/2009/091/6/4/Children_of_Fire_by_frenic.jpghttp://fc01.deviantart.net/fs19/f/2007/272/0/1/The_Mall_by_frenic.jpghttp://fc07.deviantart.net/fs20/f/2007/290/3/7/Lost_Valley_Matte___Sketch_by_frenic.jpghttp://fc03.deviantart.net/fs19/f/2007/253/9/e/Matte_Painting_by_frenic.jpg
From http://en-tyrael.deviantart.comhttp://fc07.deviantart.net/fs14/f/2007/002/9/5/Codename___Eaglehorst___by_en_tyrael.jpghttp://fc09.deviantart.net/fs6/i/2005/041/1/f/New_Technology_by_en_tyrael.jpghttp://fc05.deviantart.net/fs8/i/2005/359/d/4/Welcome_to_paradise_by_en_tyrael.jpgI think that's enough for one day.

lightningcat
2012-01-25, 05:44 PM
My computer's giving me trouble, so I'm just posting the links. But here are a few I found eariler today.

http://differentego.deviantart.com/art/uthers-sword-281187044
http://nambroth.deviantart.com/art/Mountainrise-276837080
http://tarrzan.deviantart.com/art/Skyrim-Fantasy-Ruins-280762793
http://andreasrocha.deviantart.com/art/Watchtower-281336331

Wiwaxia
2012-01-28, 08:05 PM
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_libt1kErZe1qbwsp7o1_500.jpg

National Geographic is a fantastic source for this kind of pictures.
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/01/afar-depression/img/04-ancient-lava-flows-670.jpg
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/01/afar-depression/img/05-sulfur-algae-hot-springs-670.jpg
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/01/afar-depression/img/07-erta-ale-volcano-670.jpg
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/01/afar-depression/img/10-dallol-mountain-ramparts-670.jpg
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/01/afar-depression/img/13-africa-lowest-point-lake-assal-670.jpg
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/01/afar-depression/img/11-travertine-chimneys-670.jpg

This last one is from somewhere I've actually been. It's a bit hard to see in these photos, but the rocks around the blowhole are truly primal looking (ironic, because they're only a couple million years old, at best), like something out of the Precambrian.
http://mauiguidebook.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/nakalele-blowhole-west-maui-short-blow.jpg

SamBurke
2012-01-28, 08:37 PM
Post for Subscription... I really need to find some good pics, but I have nothing that can compare to THESE.

MAHSOULSOAWESOME.

DoctorGlock
2012-01-28, 08:48 PM
After trying to start a number of similar threads, I am going to state that this is my favorite thread on GitP

Tax:

I have been trying to find a way to work this into my upcoming game. I think I have it. Now I remember that I start this week. I need to write something up.

http://beksinski.dmochowskigallery.net/gfx/db/big/002496.jpg

Arbane
2012-01-28, 08:54 PM
I'm not sure what this is, but I wouldn't want to be under it:
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj7/THRRRPT/aidTY.jpg

http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ltpzaislDR1qzblaoo1_500.jpg

Yes, these are for real.
http://d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net/photo/1983229_460s.jpg

Inglenook
2012-01-28, 09:18 PM
^ I've always wanted to visit that cavern; Mammoth Cave is nothing in comparison.

http://i.1dl.us/sre.jpg
http://1dl.us/srf
http://i.1dl.us/srg.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/srh.png

Last one's too big to put in image tags, so here (http://i.1dl.us/srj.jpeg)'s the link. I think this is where they ended up filming the climax of Carnival of Souls (after it was abandoned)?

Fearan
2012-01-29, 04:17 AM
Dear players. Shall we roll for weather hazards?
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i270/varvara_s/national%20geographic/PuyehueVolcano00.jpg
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i270/varvara_s/national%20geographic/PuyehueVolcano04.jpg
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i270/varvara_s/national%20geographic/PuyehueVolcano06.jpg
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i270/varvara_s/national%20geographic/PuyehueVolcano08.jpg
http://www.extremeinstability.com/faves/sl-g04867.jpg

Yora
2012-01-29, 07:08 AM
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/01/afar-depression/img/13-africa-lowest-point-lake-assal-670.jpg
Such pictures make my eyes burn and my nose close up just by locking at them.:smallbiggrin:

Serpentine
2012-01-29, 08:54 AM
Yes, these are for real.
http://d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net/photo/1983229_460s.jpgI was going to mention those. I get my players to go wandering through a bunch of incredibly massive geodes in the Underdark, thinking I'm being terribly fantastical... and it turns out Earth did it first :smallannoyed:
Some more of those caves:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/04/photogalleries/giant-crystals-cave/images/primary/crystal-cave-1.jpg
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/04/photogalleries/giant-crystals-cave/images/primary/crystal-cave-4.jpg
http://giantcrystals.strahlen.org/asia/kapkutan2.jpg
http://www.smilorama.com/img01/crystal-caves08.jpg
http://img.izismile.com/img/img2/20090911/640/cave_of_giant_crystals_640_20.jpg

I read an article about it recently which included a map, but sadly I can't find the map again :smallfrown:

On Devian Tart, I've got a folder in my favourites for "landscapes and scenic". Let's see what I've got in there...
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/312/8/d/shortcut_through_autumn_by_kaytara-d4fjm6r.png
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/171/5/b/uprooted_ancient_by_kaytara-d3jdpz6.png
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2010/052/1/6/Steel_Dragon_by_kerembeyit.jpg
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs13/f/2007/083/4/e/Snowfall_Cover_Art_by_kerembeyit.jpg
http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs10/i/2006/099/0/0/Go_Away_by_kerembeyit.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs31/f/2008/225/f/f/ffa65f7cd241da331cbf1110af99668e.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/024/7/f/Fall_of_Rome_by_Kanthesis.jpg
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/308/f/5/two_by_dem888-d31r3ew.jpg
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs9/i/2006/019/5/d/Where_Rivers_Come_From_by_liiga.jpg
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/098/e/4/absorption_by_Uzuhiro.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/099/7/3/135_by_StudioUndertheMoon.jpg
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs17/f/2007/122/a/0/Skeleton_cave_by_Keun_chul.jpg
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs12/f/2006/322/a/6/Journey_by_Keun_chul.jpg
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2010/099/f/3/Daybreak_by_wlop.jpg
http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs45/f/2009/060/2/b/My_World_by_Keun_chul.jpg
http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs37/i/2008/258/a/5/Anel_first_concept_by_Saarl.jpg
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs20/f/2007/298/2/9/Illust___Fin_by_Keun_chul.jpg
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs35/i/2008/273/e/e/An_Nur_by_Saarl.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs44/i/2009/092/3/d/Landscape_01_by_Saarl.jpg
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs51/f/2009/273/e/4/giant_by_TGY.jpg
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs48/f/2009/213/d/9/d9488f121ff28f1a7787611ef369dcf9.jpg
http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs51/f/2009/322/4/4/Over_the_Clouds_by_kerembeyit.jpg
http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/042/d/c/grojkon_2011_by_saarl-d39ahmx.jpg
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs40/i/2009/011/1/5/_MISSING_YOU__by_evol1314.jpg
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs37/f/2009/003/a/2/Forest_Girl_by_kerembeyit.jpg
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs38/f/2008/355/e/f/Into_the_Unknown_by_kerembeyit.jpg
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs39/f/2008/331/8/4/Cretaceous_Sunset_by_kerembeyit.jpg
http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs50/i/2009/269/e/2/Dragon_by_dem888.jpg
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs50/i/2011/183/d/2/cthulhu_rising_by_nebezial-d2cmu5p.jpg
http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/106/6/2/2011_04_16_by_saarl-d3e51yi.jpg
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs43/f/2009/107/c/7/c760e839419c90a4a8267635ecfa3498.jpg
http://th01.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/f/2011/086/7/6/769bce99760258ace0371d04e2ad6321-d3cmgfa.jpg
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/119/8/9/in_winter__s_chill_by_kaytara-d3f652m.png
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs49/f/2009/193/b/c/bc7bb3adead8b953af655fa0fe9e435c.jpg
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs13/f/2007/031/1/4/096_Storm_by_souku.png
http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs32/i/2008/206/8/f/Capital_by_themindofmadness.jpg
http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs45/i/2009/097/d/a/Cavern_City_by_Damascus5.jpg
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs50/i/2009/263/e/d/Viking_Raid_by_Damascus5.jpg
http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs50/i/2009/265/a/2/Wastelands_by_Damascus5.jpg
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs50/i/2009/278/5/2/The_Bridge_by_Damascus5.jpg
http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs43/f/2009/123/f/b/Fallen_Empire_by_BenWootten.jpg

And, of course:
http://www.jenniesbev.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/dali_rose.jpg
http://www.paddleescapes.co.uk/userfiles/image/dali1.jpg
http://www.museum-online.nl/imageproxyboijmans.asp?cache=yes&maxheight=500&maxwidth=500&filename=2937%20a-c%20(MK)_1.jpg&cache=yes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/art/images/galleries/landscape/ag_dali_tn.jpg
http://lesconcepts.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/dali.jpg

It occurs to me that Dinotopia's probably great for this, too:
http://www.greatdreams.com/dinotopia_map.jpg
http://visualisingideas.edublogs.org/files/2011/01/dinotopia_450-127ztte.jpg
http://images1.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Dinosaur-Boulevard-dinotopia-817983_700_335.jpg
http://images1.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Canyon-City-dinotopia-817994_700_338.jpg
http://jamesgurney.com/site/wp-content/uploads/Twilight_In_Bonabba.jpg
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Q3OeWhjZjh8/Tw8X5MP4v_I/AAAAAAAAA6I/cc7gkvfsAf4/s1600/dinotopia.jpg
http://www.oshkoshmuseum.org/Assets/images/exhibitions/dinotopia/Chandaralowres_main2.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Eiwce13X738/TJEDdzBQDmI/AAAAAAAAIzw/CgOoQ8HAM00/s1600/Emperors_Offer.sm+copy.jpg
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_2AHfU9YL-z8/Sf9cyWjHFpI/AAAAAAAAAFA/wQa9yXO3bbw/s400/Norchia.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-n9hjHiwiOVM/Tu3j9O5zsZI/AAAAAAAAKLU/w9jdQvh7URM/s1600/Canyon+Monuments.vsm.jpg
http://images1.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Waterfall-City-dinotopia-818008_700_352.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_hCG_JE0XrAs/S227uuUxerI/AAAAAAAAAV4/_UQ75RFQoqs/s400/Dinotopia_dmp_v001.jpg
http://images.wikia.com/dinotopia/images/6/60/Waterfall.jpg

Yora
2012-01-29, 08:58 AM
http://d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net/photo/1983229_460s.jpg
Those are the suits from stalker! :smallbiggrin:

HeadlessMermaid
2012-01-29, 10:08 AM
And now, urban landscapes and architecture.

Starting with Metropolis:
http://pds.exblog.jp/pds/1/200905/22/54/c0058954_2135061.jpg

By François Schuiten (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Schuiten) (mostly from "Les Cités Obscures"):

Color:
http://nannicola.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/l_aquila-ri-costruzione-e28093-restauri-e28093-opere-d_arte-ambientali-la-qualita-prima-di-tutto.jpg

http://www.images-chapitre.com/ima1/original/383/21673383_5865744.jpg http://farm1.staticflickr.com/161/381636919_703a14ab58_z.jpg

http://www.johncoulthart.com/feuilleton/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/echo4.jpg http://www.byggbrigaden.se/upload/byggbrigaden/artiklar/staderna/stad17.jpg

http://www.constructif.fr/Articles/images/C20100260701_4.jpg http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_B2mU1mjh_kc/S2pc0YDQbrI/AAAAAAAAAYE/Cx0oeP6EUqY/s640/echo3.jpg

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lmvrmntCuN1qihjppo1_r1_500.jpg http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/5406/mister-gonza.a/0_4b832_d1b1888d_XL.jpg

http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/4400/mister-gonza.9/0_4b82c_b7516a94_XL.jpg http://onceuponaplace.fa.utl.pt/prog/Grenoble.jpg

http://img203.imageshack.us/img203/5909/teten.jpg

http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/13203350/images/1292811958313.jpg

http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll252/Aleph99/Armillia_012.jpg

Black & White:
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6024/5964201443_a46e32f448_z.jpg http://www.johncoulthart.com/feuilleton/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/penchee1.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-D7xpoPthki0/Txkem_6endI/AAAAAAAALzo/lHit2aHLTv8/s1600/Francois_schuiten.jpg

http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lmvr5qCmed1qihjppo1_r1_500.jpg


Illustrations for "Paris in the Twentieth Century" (the lost novel of Jules Verne, rejected by the editor because it wasn't optimistic enough - it predicted both the car and the traffic jam, literally)
http://www.altaplana.be/_media/gallery/port-folio/paris_xxe_siecle/paris01.jpg http://www.altaplana.be/_media/gallery/port-folio/paris_xxe_siecle/paris04.jpg

http://www.altaplana.be/_media/gallery/port-folio/paris_xxe_siecle/paris06.jpg http://www.altaplana.be/_media/gallery/port-folio/paris_xxe_siecle/paris11.jpg

http://www.altaplana.be/_media/gallery/port-folio/paris_xxe_siecle/paris13.jpg http://www.altaplana.be/_media/gallery/port-folio/paris_xxe_siecle/paris17.jpg


By Moebius (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Giraud):

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww48/comicsando/Moebius%20Bandee%20Desinee%20Art/Moebius%20bande%20dessine%20art/moebius_futuristic.jpg http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a28/afew/moeb02.jpg

http://viacomit.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/0/moebius-transe-forme-a-la-fondation-cartier-03.jpg

http://carlorizzante.com/wp-content/uploads/Moebius-015-520x684.jpg

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_kDruELDGM7k/TKxd3UjQweI/AAAAAAAAA1c/zQIayVDR6XU/s1600/Meubius+-+Venise+6.jpg

http://www.katarshis.com/blog/grafika/1/moebius/4.png

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_AmcPs1hlDaM/TThGvD3w1RI/AAAAAAAAFJA/FJ1XfiqzQeQ/s800/Moebius-Transe-Forme-a-la-Fondation-Cartier.jpg

huge stretch:
http://www.wallz.eu/photo/396962/moebius04%20big.jpg


By Enki Bilal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enki_Bilal):

http://www.live2times.com/imgupload/event/10721/041210215858/normal/bilal-froid-equateurbilal-big-.jpg

Wiwaxia
2012-01-29, 03:19 PM
It occurs to me that Dinotopia's probably great for this, too:
http://www.greatdreams.com/dinotopia_map.jpg
http://visualisingideas.edublogs.org/files/2011/01/dinotopia_450-127ztte.jpg
http://images1.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Dinosaur-Boulevard-dinotopia-817983_700_335.jpg
http://images1.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Canyon-City-dinotopia-817994_700_338.jpg
http://jamesgurney.com/site/wp-content/uploads/Twilight_In_Bonabba.jpg
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Q3OeWhjZjh8/Tw8X5MP4v_I/AAAAAAAAA6I/cc7gkvfsAf4/s1600/dinotopia.jpg
http://www.oshkoshmuseum.org/Assets/images/exhibitions/dinotopia/Chandaralowres_main2.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Eiwce13X738/TJEDdzBQDmI/AAAAAAAAIzw/CgOoQ8HAM00/s1600/Emperors_Offer.sm+copy.jpg
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_2AHfU9YL-z8/Sf9cyWjHFpI/AAAAAAAAAFA/wQa9yXO3bbw/s400/Norchia.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-n9hjHiwiOVM/Tu3j9O5zsZI/AAAAAAAAKLU/w9jdQvh7URM/s1600/Canyon+Monuments.vsm.jpg
http://images1.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Waterfall-City-dinotopia-818008_700_352.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_hCG_JE0XrAs/S227uuUxerI/AAAAAAAAAV4/_UQ75RFQoqs/s400/Dinotopia_dmp_v001.jpg
http://images.wikia.com/dinotopia/images/6/60/Waterfall.jpg

Whoa hey, nostalgia.
Man, those books were my childhood.

Marnath
2012-01-29, 07:03 PM
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs12/f/2006/322/a/6/Journey_by_Keun_chul.jpg


What. O.o
What is that supposed to be?

Maquise
2012-01-29, 07:08 PM
What. O.o
What is that supposed to be?

That's the Lorax. :smalltongue:

Serpentine
2012-01-29, 07:22 PM
The description doesn't even say, and (iirc) it's just called "The Journey"...

Noedig
2012-01-29, 10:15 PM
It's got forward facing eyes. I'm running away.

Wyntonian
2012-01-29, 11:52 PM
So, I've been lurking for a while, time to cough up a tax.

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2009/03/00007ce4.jpg

http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/038/5/1/Bizzare_landscape_by_rakkin23.jpg

http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs51/f/2009/293/8/2/harvest_time_by_Radojavor.jpg


HUGE:
http://cggallery.itsartmag.com/image.php?id=14055

http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs46/f/2009/171/1/7/173f1ab9c520e49fbee9d974941c8cdb.jpg

http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/064/6/6/the_beauty_of_my_rachel_fall_by_andrekosslick-d3az1lx.jpg

http://shadowness.com/file/item5/146289/image.jpg

Noedig
2012-01-30, 12:18 AM
Corn husk demon is terrifying. Do not want.

Inglenook
2012-01-30, 12:46 AM
Speaking of terrifying, how about some Zdzisław Beksiński?

Click a picture to go to a larger copy:
http://i.1dl.us/srU-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/srU.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/srV-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/srV.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/srW-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/srW.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/srX-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/srX.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/srY-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/srY.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/srZ-1.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/srZ.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/ssa-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/ssa.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/ssb-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/ssb.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/ssc-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/ssc.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/ssd-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/ssd.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/sse-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/sse.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/ssf-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/ssf.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/ssg-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/ssg.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/ssh-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/ssh.jpg)
http://i.1dl.us/ssj-l.jpg (http://i.1dl.us/ssj.jpg)

Savannah
2012-01-30, 03:40 AM
...I went looking for two pictures I had saved. Two pictures :smallsigh:

Landscapes
Green
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-secluded.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-mount-rainier.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/epic-win-photos-louisiana-sunset.jpg
Mountains
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-zion-national-park.jpg
Snowy
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-this-is-where-the-world-ends.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/nature-2.jpg?w=500
Waterfalls
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/epic-win-photos-horsetail-falls-win.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-three-tiered.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/waterfall.jpg?w=429
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-cascade.jpg

Weather
Storms
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-lightning-storm-party.jpghttp://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-get-in-the-car.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-im-just-going-to-go-over-there-now.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-touchdown.jpg
Clouds
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-rainbow-clouds.jpg
Aurora Borealis
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/nature-10.jpg?w=500
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-aurora.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-above-and-below.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/epic-win-photos-northern-lights-win.jpg

Architecture
Libraries
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/epic-win-photos-dem-libraries-reading-is-sexy-fetish.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/library-queens-college-library-oxford.jpeg?w=600
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/library-university-of-coimbra-coimbra-portugal.jpeg?w=600
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/library-university-of-salamanca-spain.jpg?w=600
Bridges
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/nature-7.jpg?w=500
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-tree-root-bridge.jpg

Weird
Underwater park
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/epic-win-photos-underwater-park-win.jpg
The end of the world
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-pretty-okay-view-i-guess.jpg
Ice???
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-what-the-what.jpg
Rocks
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-natures-rock-art.jpg
Not quite the aurora borealis
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-a-galaxy-not-so-far-away.jpg
Green tunnel
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-green-tunnel.jpg
Freaky clouds
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/epic-win-photos-sky-wave-win.jpg
The apocalypse?
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-just-a-little-apocalypse.jpg
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-damn-nature-you-scary.jpg
Tunnel reflection
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/epic-win-photos-notre-dame-win.jpg
The last tree
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/epic-win-photos-time-lapse-win.jpg
Rainbow sinkhole
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/epic-win-photos-amazing-nature-win.jpg

Yora
2012-01-30, 06:22 AM
So manny on Failblog? :smallbiggrin:


http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-three-tiered.jpg
I thought those places exist only in video games.

Could be straight out of Shadow of the Collosus.

Savannah
2012-01-30, 10:24 AM
There's actually quite a few more, I just didn't post the ones that weren't quite as cool.

Wiwaxia
2012-01-30, 07:53 PM
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/epic-win-photos-mother-nature-ftw-rainbow-clouds.jpg


I've actually seen something like this myself. I'll have to see if I can dig up any pictures of it.

e. no luck

Wiwaxia
2012-02-05, 06:24 AM
Cave Story. Because Cave Story.
http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/067/b/b/cave_story_promotional_art_by_flyingmilkpig-d3b8ll2.png

If you don't get a billion ideas for various stories or campaigns by looking at this one, there might be something wrong with you.
http://digital-art-gallery.com/oid/1/640x400_807_The_Octopus_World_2d_surrealism_fantas y_landscape_picture_image_digital_art.jpg

Other crap.
http://img.izismile.com/img/img2/20090716/landscapes_04.jpg
http://img.izismile.com/img/img2/20090716/landscapes_06.jpg
http://img.izismile.com/img/img2/20090716/landscapes_14.jpg
http://eng.taiwan.net.tw/att/2/small_journey/011208_120-001623.jpg
http://img.izismile.com/img/img2/20090716/landscapes_10.jpg
http://img.izismile.com/img/img2/20090716/landscapes_08.jpg
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-u-ez6mCV1Jw/Tmeiy8FYnjI/AAAAAAAAB9Q/DJZ2sZEVmQ4/s1600/399px-Lechuguilla_Cave_Pearlsian_Gulf.jpg
http://www.worldart.com.au/images/desert-natural-wonders-art-photography-landscapes-1.jpg
http://good-wallpapers.com/pictures/4260/Fantasy_landscape_wallpaper.jpg
http://wallpaperscrunch.com/wallpapers/2/fantasy-landscape-2-1024x768.jpg
http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/077/d/0/Fantasy_Landscape_by_Alvaradolol.jpg
http://www.art.eonworks.com/gallery/surreal/surreal_landscape-199908-SM.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs18/f/2007/136/6/a/surreal_landscape_by_Acrylicdreams.jpg
http://artofday.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/godfrey_blow_surreal_painting1.jpg
http://thumbs.imagekind.com/member/3536c252-5046-4200-8027-0e739151c660/uploadedartwork/650X650/232bebe0-68c0-4d3f-9c86-f398e32c06e7.jpg
http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs4/i/2004/254/b/3/Surreal_Landscape_by_mr_saturn.jpg
http://www.artbrokerage.com/artthumb/campanile_22050_2/850x600/Dario_Campanile_Untitled_Surreal_Landscape.jpg

Also, a request. Can anyone find a picture of a breaking wave with a door in it?

Othniel Edden
2012-02-05, 01:10 PM
Should we include maps in this thread? I've got a few from a friend that is great at that stuff. :smallsmile:

Wiwaxia
2012-02-05, 03:40 PM
Maps should be fine. In fact, I think there were already some earlier in this thread.

Othniel Edden
2012-02-05, 09:00 PM
Placeholder for a much bigger post;

http://th06.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/i/2011/353/7/3/the_frostlands_by_chanimur-d4jmp7c.jpg

Inglenook
2012-02-06, 12:47 AM
^ chanimur is awesome. I just discovered him (her?) the other day and saved so many maps for inspiration. *claps*

Othniel Edden
2012-02-07, 03:31 PM
Jim (Chanimur) is definately a him. Look him up as Diamond on the Cartographers guild. He's always putting forward quality stuff for their contests.

Yora
2012-02-07, 03:44 PM
Because women are unable to create any quality work.

Iceforge
2012-02-07, 05:25 PM
Because women are unable to create any quality work.

You give me half a mind to sig that, maybe quote mine it by removing the "Because" part :P

In all seriousness, nobody indicated that women can't produce quality work, I think the "definitely" part pointed to the name "Jim" rather than the later part about quality work

Yora
2012-02-07, 06:06 PM
I know it's really just two unrelated sentences appearing connected to each other because of the way it's displayed.

But you may quote it, with source. :smallbiggrin:

Roxxy
2012-02-07, 07:58 PM
Can you guys help me find a couple things? I'm looking for cities suspended from treetops and ships large enough to serve as floating cities.

lightningcat
2012-02-08, 12:40 AM
I'm also looking for a picture, I had it a long time ago (when the internet was so much smaller). It is a picture of a castle on top of a mountain with a skybridge leading to another tower.
But I'd like any pictures of mountain top castles.

Othniel Edden
2012-02-08, 01:23 AM
Because women are unable to create any quality work.

Hey, I don't like my words being misconstrued. There was nothing sexist meant by my words at all. I know many good artists, certainly better than myself, of both genders in a wide varieties of fields. I also know people that don't have an artistic bone in their body. Such is the benefit of living among such a varied species as man. I'll be more careful next time I want to brag on one of my friends. Sheesh.:smallannoyed:

Yora
2012-02-08, 06:14 AM
No it wasn't. It was just a slightly unfortunate combination of sentences. :smallwink:

Inglenook
2012-02-10, 04:19 PM
Some buildings, cities and landscapes:
http://i.1dl.us/s2D.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/s2E.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/s2F.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/s2G.png
http://i.1dl.us/s2H.jpg
Some maps:
http://i.1dl.us/s2J.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/s2K.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/s2M.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/s2N.jpg
http://i.1dl.us/s2P.jpg

Yora
2012-02-10, 04:31 PM
I recognized Waterdeep from the first quarter of the map, and I never played anything in the city.

Geek-score +1. :smallsigh:

Inglenook
2012-02-10, 04:36 PM
That's fairly impressive, haha.

Savannah
2012-02-21, 08:24 AM
http://hackedirl.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/epic-win-photos-well-win.jpg

I think I may have to make this one into a dungeon...

Yora
2012-02-21, 08:28 AM
Reminds me of a boss fight in Shadow of the Colossus. Though that area was quite a lot larger in scale.

Arbane
2012-02-23, 10:41 PM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7005/6832575917_c592972745_z.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b90/Alexandrukas/1329122625416.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b90/Alexandrukas/1329122467989.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b90/Alexandrukas/1329082593743.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b90/Alexandrukas/1329074428112.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b90/Alexandrukas/1329072430764.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b90/Alexandrukas/1329072208744.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b90/Alexandrukas/1329072017034.jpg

(All ripped off mercilessly from RPG.net, I think.)

Yora
2012-03-04, 07:39 AM
I don't know how, but the Guild Wars Wiki has tonnes of concept art for the games. And I love it!

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/4/47/%22Cave_Walkway%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/4/4a/%22Cresent_Street_Color_Final%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/b/b2/Kaineng_architecture_concept_art_3.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/f/f2/%22Swamp_Head%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/1/16/%22Andes_Temple%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/f/fc/%22Canal%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/1/13/%22Catacomb%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/0/04/%22Jungle%22_concept_art_6.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/4/43/%22Snow_Movie%22_concept_art_7.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/1/12/%22Bridge_Yo%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/2/26/%224s7%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/7/71/%22Asuras_Settlement%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/b/b9/%22Earth_Glowrpt%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/1/15/%22Interior_Load_Screen%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/6/6a/%22Pvp_loading_screen%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/e/e2/%22Underground_Structure%22_concept_art.jpg

http://wiki.guildwars.com/images/d/df/%22Cave_Ruins%22_concept_art.jpg

some guy
2012-03-04, 08:30 AM
Two islands. Because I'm GM'ing a Wave Crawl. Anyone else with island (or high sea/havens) illustrations?

http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/balls_pyramid.jpg
This is a real thing. A thing that exists. Here. On this planet.

http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x378/LunarTick/bc3b6cklin_islandofthedead.jpg

Arbane
2012-03-04, 02:18 PM
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c365/arbane/belltowerpeakbyarcipell.jpg

Knaight
2012-03-04, 02:43 PM
http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs30/i/2008/354/7/0/Waterfall_Castle_matte_art_by_fstarno.jpg
http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2012/017/9/0/mosque_yatch_by_fstarno-d4mo3cv.jpg
http://th03.deviantart.net/fs18/PRE/i/2008/177/8/2/Castle_of_Valleyfield_at_dawn_by_fstarno.jpg

Divayth Fyr
2012-03-05, 06:30 AM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7036/6877604385_af0724b03a.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6877604385/sizes/o/in/set-72157629321466509/)http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7059/6877604205_a9d23183f9.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6877604205/sizes/o/in/set-72157629321466509/)
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7057/6877564315_306b65b024_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6877564315/sizes/o/in/set-72157629321466509/)
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7203/6877543267_2151807444_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6877543267/sizes/o/in/set-72157629321466509/)

Zorg
2012-03-05, 10:39 AM
In honour of Ralph McQuarrie's passing:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BR5D-Ge-FZ0/T1N6P2w5W3I/AAAAAAAAGow/nRdzMSJsp6g/s1600/ralph_mcquarrie_06.jpg

http://www.igorstshirts.com/blog/conceptships/2012/Ralph_McQuarrie/ralph_mcquarrie_08.jpg

http://www.igorstshirts.com/blog/conceptships/2012/Ralph_McQuarrie/ralph_mcquarrie_23.jpg

http://www.igorstshirts.com/blog/conceptships/2012/Ralph_McQuarrie/ralph_mcquarrie_22.jpg

http://www.igorstshirts.com/blog/conceptships/2012/Ralph_McQuarrie/ralph_mcquarrie_21.jpg

http://www.igorstshirts.com/blog/conceptships/2012/Ralph_McQuarrie/ralph_mcquarrie_19.jpg

http://www.igorstshirts.com/blog/conceptships/2012/Ralph_McQuarrie/ralph_mcquarrie_02.jpg

http://www.igorstshirts.com/blog/conceptships/2012/Ralph_McQuarrie/ralph_mcquarrie_00.jpg

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2011/10/ralph_original7.jpg

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2011/10/1414080563_cb969ae517_o.jpg

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2011/10/starwars8.jpg

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2011/10/starwars20.jpg

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2011/10/starwars16.jpg

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2011/10/starwars19.jpg

http://galactic-voyage.com/images/SW%20Ralph%20McQuarrie%20Art/Star%20Wars/tusken%20raiders%20%282%29.jpg

http://galactic-voyage.com/images/SW%20Ralph%20McQuarrie%20Art/The%20Empire%20Strikes%20Back/luke%20and%20vader%20duel%20%282%29.jpg

http://27.media.tumblr.com/CQrpCj4bOq3q0gwsaV24wUxDo1_500.jpg

http://theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/starwars7.jpg

http://theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/starwars9.jpg

http://theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/starwars11.jpg

http://theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/starwars23.jpg

http://theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/starwars25.jpg

http://theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/starwars27.jpg

http://theuniblog.evilspacerobot.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/starwars28.jpg

http://www.modelermagic.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/kg_mcquarrie-005.jpg



GIANT PICS:

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2011/10/ilm_19a_starwars.jpg

http://cache.io9.com/assets/images/8/2011/10/ilm_19b_starwars.jpg

Yora
2012-03-05, 02:53 PM
This is a really big cave:

http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg268/scaled.php?server=268&filename=cueva9rt.jpg

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_lSnYKUygfVc/S2Eb6tWBazI/AAAAAAAAB-E/dwbR2AcF42E/s400/cueva+fantasmaapradat.jpg

http://www.viajarcomeryamar.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Venezuela-cueva-del-fantasma-imageshack-us.png

This one is also quite big:

http://static.panoramio.com/photos/original/7119625.jpg

http://www.m0rgan.com/Oman/Majlis%20012.gif

http://alwantour.com/Portals/0/caves1.jpg

And this is a really deep natural chasm. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlUR4OL2JMk) :smallbiggrin:

Geostationary
2012-03-06, 10:31 PM
How has Myst not shown up yet? :smalltongue:
:Warning, lots of images:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v291/Haruko12/Myst4.jpg
http://www.martiniere.com/images/galleryimages/kadishsafe.jpg
http://www.mystjourney.com/img/screenshots/riven-09.jpg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-skemEGhzndg/TWKRKR_RU3I/AAAAAAAAANw/Z5Z8Qb6_8Yw/s1600/myst4pic019.jpg
http://www.otto.to/~ada/archives/myst0206/Riven20061126193923.jpg
http://www.eluminarts.com/Eluminarts/Eluminarts_Blog/Entries/2010/1/9_Myst_vs._Riven_files/droppedImage_1.jpg
http://metzomagic.com/images/1997/riven.jpg
http://www.mystjourney.com/img/screenshots/riven-72.jpg
http://myst5.com/images/rivengallery/jungle_1.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/data.tumblr.com/tumblr_ltr3fcjkgx1qic1hfo1_500.png
http://www.wallpaperpimper.com/wallpaper/Games/Myst/Myst-Exile-10-1024x768.jpg
https://www.mobygames.com/images/shots/l/19538-myst-iii-exile-windows-screenshot-building-with-stained-glass.jpg http://bradcook.net/games/articles/2001/04/myst3/images/myst3shot1.jpg
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc41/AirToob/mystexile.jpg
http://www.mysterium.ch/exile/pictures/exile_02.jpg
http://www.google.com/imgres?start=15&num=10&um=1&hl=en&biw=1203&bih=673&tbm=isch&tbnid=w0Ay7jzTHerRlM:&imgrefurl=http://hardcoregaming101.net/myst/myst2.htm&docid=s6NVDwBS6UYOuM&imgurl=http://hardcoregaming101.net/myst/4-%252520ExileImages/AgesCover/Edanna.png&w=638&h=358&ei=LdBWT5SLK8qztwec5sCTCQ&zoom=1
http://myst5.com/images/exilegallery/edanna_4.jpg
http://images.fragland.net/screenshots/2401/5.jpg
http://myst5.com/riven_journal/Rivenpic2GOODb.JPG
http://www.fisicx.com/riven/images/riven053.jpg
http://www.fisicx.com/riven/images/riven057.jpg
Extra big, this may be a tiny bit familiar to those who know the games
http://riven.patchallel.com/images/RivenRebel1600.bmp

And now for some Uru, because one image dump isn't enough:

http://www.mysterium.ch/uru/pictures/uru_08.jpg
http://noobfeed.com/app/webroot/ckfinder/userfiles/images/gahreesen.jpg
http://hardcoregaming101.net/myst/5-Gahreesen.jpg
http://noobfeed.com/app/webroot/ckfinder/userfiles/images/kadishtolesa.jpg
http://hardcoregaming101.net/myst/3-Kadish%20Tolesa.jpg
http://www.mystjourney.com/img/drawing-ercana.gif
http://mystonline.com/assets/images/media/concept-art/full/1.jpg
https://farm1.static.flickr.com/180/430040577_86efd67c5d.jpg
Enbiggened:
http://www.mtn-man.org/images/URUWide/wide-ahnonay01.jpg

And that's all for today, folks. I may have to hunt down some of the better bits of art I've seen flying around the internet, but who has time for that? :smallwink:

EDIT: Now that I look at this, I realize that I've neglected to actually post an image from the original game. Oh well, more for later.

some guy
2012-03-10, 09:35 AM
RIP
Moebius

http://artdetails.com/images/Moebius/moebius-09.gif
http://kristelmallet.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/moebius-07.gif
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_DTXDji3wvZ8/TIl5KUUmsYI/AAAAAAAABT8/3bDziSrXTeE/s1600/HermesMoebius06.jpg
http://files.myopera.com/flebur/albums/440745/06.jpg
http://floppybootstomp.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/080720-moebius-veneciaflotante-01-b.jpg
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_rKOM5AmFN3A/SKqy7BSDszI/AAAAAAAAAFE/O7mAMK4zfXs/s400/moebius2.jpg
http://iheardin.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Jean-Giraud-aka-Moebius-Crowded-Streets.jpg
http://kristelmallet.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/montrouge4.jpg
http://kristelmallet.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/MOEBIUS1.jpg
http://kristelmallet.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/expo_mm_arzack_le_rocher.jpg
http://cdn.bleedingcool.net/wp-content/uploads//2012/03/moebius-willow-3.jpg?f2df00
http://cdn.bleedingcool.net/wp-content/uploads//2012/03/moebius-willow-2.jpg?f2df00


Oh, and thanks for the harbor-cities, you guys!

Science Officer
2012-03-10, 12:29 PM
Fantasy
http://i.imgur.com/JnooB.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/LDbhC.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/L6P0z.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/7LIpR.jpg


Ruins
http://i.imgur.com/I4dcD.jpg

SciFi
http://i.imgur.com/28avi.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/y3ndp.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/9fvvz.jpg

Surreal
http://i.imgur.com/8JTiA.jpg
Hey, I'd play in a campaign with a field of chairs.
http://i.imgur.com/C300P.jpg

hope none of these have been posted yet.

DrewID
2012-03-10, 09:19 PM
Hey, I'd play in a campaign with a field of chairs.

The problem with it is, no character has the opportunity to be outstanding n his (or her) field.

What?

DrewID

Agent 451
2012-03-10, 11:08 PM
Some real world architecture:

Wieliczka Castle carved within a salt mine near Krakow, Poland http://img.xcitefun.net/users/2011/11/273107,xcitefun-wieliczka-salt-mine-castle-10.jpg

Mesa Verde, an Anasazi cliff dwelling http://www.thefurtrapper.com/images/A-Cliff%20Palace.jpg

Petra, Jordan, a city carved out of the rock of a canyon http://www.cynet.com/jesus/images/PETRA.14.jpg

Sphinx from the sunken ruins of Alexandria http://www.scholastic.com/content/images/articles/sn_ts/sn_ts_061810_hdr.jpg

This last one is kind of large.
Church of St. George, Ethiopia, hewn out of the solid rock http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5e/Bet_Giyorgis_church_Lalibela_01.jpg

Divayth Fyr
2012-03-11, 08:38 AM
Wieliczka Castle carved within a salt mine near Krakow, Poland
Is it really called "castle" anywhere? :smallconfused: That's a part of one of the mine's chapels (St. Kinga's I believe).

Note that I'm not really nitpicking, but curious about that bit.

Agent 451
2012-03-11, 01:04 PM
Actually I think you're correct. There does seem to be a separate Wieliczka Castle though. I was mostly going off of what my Polish inlaws have told me; they all refer to it as a castle, probably because the mines and the castle are associated.

Divayth Fyr
2012-03-11, 02:55 PM
The one difference is that the castle itself isn't as noteworthy as the mine ;)