OK, herewith my last offering for this month's theme at GoS...
I have a thing about old maps - I think they're beautiful and fascinating (and I figured that I can't be the only one who feels this way?). So, when I recently came across some wonderful textures, I had to put them in my game. The problem was, so few Maxis meshes were the right size or proportions (why so many square pictures, Maxis, and so few rectangular ones?!), and I was too lazy to hunt down exactly the right custom meshes. And, call me crazy, but I actually prefer to use Maxis meshes whenever I can. Hence, this idea - stolen partly from Fantasyrogue and Graverobber - was born.
I ended up with 14 new meshes, which all started life as Maxis meshes and have now been stretched and cajoled into different and more useable, shapes, sizes and proportions, all slaved to Maxis textures. Plus my map recolours.
Of course, if you don't happen to be into old maps, you can just use the new meshes as a Maxis add-on set, and a convenient way of re-framing any existing recolors of the meshes to which they are slaved.
Some of the new meshes are slaved to Maxis pictures from various EPs and SPs, but for those who don't happen to have the packs in question, I have also created base-game versions of the Maxis meshes, so the EPs/SPs aren't actually required (just remember to download the extra base-game-friendly meshes if you need them).
( Maxis add-ons and cartographical goodies under here... )