I was a bit less then enthused with the expansion of the mapped setting in the revised edition, The additions always felt less holistically designed and much more pasting ideas onto a board. Besides, it through out the first paragraph describing the Ringing Mountains from the Wanderer’s Journal.
That description set my mind racing with sword and planet inspiration of a region within a massive Martian-like crater made up of the Ringing Mountains. In my Athas, that’s what I still describe to my players.
I recently came across Wonderdraft and began tracing my old maps and I’m really pleased with the outcome. After weeks of tinkering I felt I found a style within Winderdraft’s options that would work for my needs and I began. Still very much in progress, I just want to finish this off before I start thinking too much about beyond this. There is a lot missing, like roads, names. But the alt Tablelands is essentially done-ish.
You will notice some shifts, like Urik, Raam, Draj all nudged north and Yaramuke even further. Space those all out was my thinking. Eldaarich brought south, Kurn shifted northeast of it. Black Spine shifted east and the Ivory Triangle salt flat stretched north. Nibenay nudged a bit east with the mountain range.
Lots of rock outcroppings in the Sea of Silt.
In it all, as I said, I’m trying to evoke a strong sword and planet vibe. Alt-Athas Ringed Tablelands Full Res by AdmundfortGeographer on DeviantArt Putting in a few hours a day working this for the past couple weeks so far, much more to go.