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Realistic Spyro 1 Map by TastesLikeAnya Realistic Spyro 1 Map by TastesLikeAnya
Unleashing my inner geek, and exercising my love of maps, I decided to make this: The most accurate map possible of the Dragon Worlds for Insomniac's first Spyro game. Because really, who doesn't want a totally awesome Spyro RPG-esque remake? Haha, don't answer that.

I really can't stress that the locations on the map are not arbitrarily placed. Months of research went into studying the game to try and create a map that represents, as accurately as possible, the levels just as they are depicted in the game.

Some of the things I researched include:

Climate
Location of the sun
Heavenly bodies
Geology of formations in the backgrounds
Biology of Dragons

I was originally intending to do all three games, but I found myself having the most fun working out the Spyro 1 map. I also don't have much time with my film and all, so maybe another time.

Also, I want this map to be totally accurate, so if you spot anything you feel isn't right, feel free to comment.

Textures from cgtextures.com
Spyro (original Spyro?) Insomniac
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sakimura123 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fave it, nice art!
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KumoriWind Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
Interesting, tired now but faved. Love Spyro!
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Jelepeno123 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
This is awesome. 
Added to my favorites. :D
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Lady-ALTernate Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
never mind I just noticed
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Lady-ALTernate Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I hate to say but with dream weavers it should be broken apart since there are islands that float that's all I gotta say and also this is a good piece
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Rosyan Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Student General Artist
This is awesome! I love Spyro and I love maps, so when my friend told me about this map, I had to find it. Amazing work:)
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phantomblade88 Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
Hey, have you done maps for Spyro 2 and 3 yet? Cause if you did, it would be awesome.
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TastesLikeAnya Featured By Owner May 5, 2013   Artist
Nah, I was too busy with my film. I was planning on doing them after I finished it, but the worlds in Spyro 2 and 3 seemed far less lore based, and were nowhere near as fun to make as this map, unfortunately. So I don't think I'll ever do them. But who knows.
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Dudesky619 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012
This is amazing! Love it when people go way over the top with research just for accuracy (I do it too). Awesome job, Insomniac would be proud.
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MrJmZack Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Professional General Artist
You did a phenomenal job with this — I had always wanted to map the Dragon Worlds years ago, but this is really good
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