HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

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HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Havard » Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:06 pm

An article at Havard's Blackmoor Blog talks about alternate covers from different BECMI D&D products including this alternative cover for the Kingdom of Nithia. Which version do you like the most?

http://blackmoormystara.blogspot.no/201 ... cover.html

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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Chimpman » Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:37 pm

I think you're right when you suggest that the first cover would work well for a Hutaaka source book. I like the cover they ended up using for Nithia for a couple of reasons. The two statues show both a human and a dog-headed person, which I think better represents Nithia proper. There should be some indication of humans because Nithia is a human-centric nation. I also like the stone statues as compared to the more metallic look (I know it's meant to be stone, but it comes off a bit too shiny) of the single statue - and the background also lends to this - Nithai and large stone structures go together. Finally I think the jackal head on the second image is more reminiscent of "Egyptian" style, than the head of the single statue.
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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Sturm » Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:35 am

Indeed we should recycle it for a Valley of Hutaaka gaz :)
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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Angel Tarragon » Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:21 am

The aesthetic of the cover TSR used is more pleasing to my eyes.
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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Morfie » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:02 am

The right one is better. Too much empty space in the left.

Where did you get the copy from?
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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Angel Tarragon » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:17 am

Morfie wrote:The right one is better. Too much empty space in the left.

Where did you get the copy from?
That's a good question, I couldn't even find it with a Google Image search (GIS).
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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Cthulhudrew » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:20 am

That looks more like a photoshopped mockup cover to me; I'm curious where the cover image came from.
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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Angel Tarragon » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:40 am

Yeah, I'm chomping at the bit here.
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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Havard » Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:26 am


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Re: HWR2 Kingdom of Nithia - Alternate Cover

Postby Angel Tarragon » Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:43 am

:shock: Wow! :cool: What a gallery, that is cool indeed! :D
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