Re: terraced hills and other telling details
- I have had the same thought. As part of my current PBP campaign i
stuck these on the net by way of an illustration of the PCs home in
Though this might be more like the more densely populated areas.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Peter Huston <hamchuck.1234@...>
>including RPGs, "telling details" often go a long way towards
> Just thought I'd post a quick note. In creating fiction,
>mountains of Taiwan called 'alishan." Stayed in a village inhabited
> Over Christmas, I had the chance to get to a place in the
primarily by a group of indigenous non-
> Chinese people called the "Tsou" (rhymes with "row" not "now").the rock walls keeping them in place. The larger rocks were on the
> A couple details that came to mind were the terraced hills with
bottom of the wall and the top half of the wall had primarily smaller
rocks. These were used, primarily, for growing tea.
>Although previously I would have described them all as "different
> Other things that I noticed were the different kinds of trees.
kinds of palm trees' by the end of the weekend i could distinguish
between betel nut trees and coconut as well as banana trees. Also,
and it makes sense, where people live the plants tend to have been
planted and or maintained by people so you get a lot of exotic plants
that are useful (such as coffee) growing right outside someone's
house and leaning over on to the porch.
> Not to mention the sounds of domestic animals in the morning and
>Tekumel would look a lot like this in several ways. It was a
> Anyway, thought occurred to me (being a geek) that parts of
beautiful place and worth a visit should anyone be in the region.
> Peter Huston
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