Category Archives: Sadwillow Project

The project to detail the planet Sadwillow.

Sadwillow Rebooted

The map on this page got me to thinking about automated terrain generation again. I’ve discussed the inadequacies of most terrain generation before, and I stand by it. On the other hand, as Realmwright says, there are advantages to exploring and … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Circulation for Sadwillow

Well, I finally got my air circulation charts put together. Like the ocean currents, these are very generalized. I pretty much used the guidelines in Geoff Eddy’s Climate Cookbook. For the summer diagram, I am not at all sure what … Continue reading

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Ocean Currents

I’ve gotten a lot done in the last couple of days. I had some quality time with the kids, I rocked a job interview(one hopes), and I worked out the ocean currents and atmospheric circulation for Sadwillow. I do think … Continue reading

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A Little Grounding

For the next stage in detailing Sadwillow, we’re going to be using the Wilbur heightfield editing program by Joe Slayton. Now this is a Windows program, and I’m a definite Mac person. On the other hand it’s the only free … Continue reading

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Stumped on Sadwillow

Sadwillow is giving me headaches :). Continue reading

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Last bit of progress on Sadwillow

I figure before I continue the mapping I need to be able to sit down with pencil and paper and do some planning. Right now, I’m working on how the tectonic plates mesh together. This could potentially be done on … Continue reading

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Sadwillow Astrographic Stats

We now find Sadwillow’s place in space. Continue reading

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Announcing the Sadwillow Worldbuilding Project

The first project on this site will be detailing the surface of the planet Sadwillow. Here is what I started with, a map created in Torben Mogensen’s marvelous planet map generating program imaginatively named, planet. As you can see, this … Continue reading

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