Map – Return to the Daorm Caves Part 1

Today I’m revisiting a map I previously made.

In the Daorm caves map I released a couple of weeks ago, I had positioned two paths that moved deeper into the ground. I’ve been thinking what should I do and how I should proceed with them so I didn’t start working on them immediately.

The last couple of days, however, I’ve been thinking about using the caves in another project I have in mind so they have gone up in the map queue. So today I have for you the eastern path that leads downwards.

DaormLowerLevelEast
Click on the map for a larger version(No grid).

The path goes really deep, below the water reservoir that’s partially underneath the caves. It leads to a set of caverns, most of which are filled with water. Any cavern here that has water in it is connected with the others through a few underwater passages. The depth of the lakes is varied. At some points they’re ankle deep, while in others you can’t even see the bottom, even if you’re using some sort of magical light.

As for their size, they’re kinda big. The largest one is the one on the top. A distinct characteristic for it is that a stalagmite protrudes out of the water and actually meets a stalagmite hanging from the ceiling, creating a rather large pillar in the lake.

On right side of the same cavern the entrance to the path connecting to the other caverns has collapsed. It can’t be easily found and also it will take some time to clear the rubble in order to go through.

DaormLowerLevelEastGrid
Click on the map for a larger version(Grid).

Creative Commons License

Cartography by Christos Karelis, also known as The Kind GM, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

For now, I’ll be releasing the maps under the above Creative Commons License, but this may change in the future.

I hope you will find this map useful. If you end up using this map please let me know how you used it. Also, any feedback would be really helpful. And especially for this one, feedback would be greatly appreciated. I did the inking differently, as in making the exterior cavern walls a bit thicker than I usually make them. Is it better this way? I think I like it but I’d like your opinion as well. Next week, I’ll probably do the area the other path leads to.

And until next time, have fun!

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