This map was created in response to the following request: Could you do a Southwest Mesas map? Desert map with sparse wood, lots of elevated self-enclosed cliffs and cliff plateaus with gold/stone at their foothills.
Could make the lack of wood an interest gameplay feature also.
I wasn't able to follow the request exactly, because controlling cliffs in a random map script is tricky business and is somewhat limited in what you can actually do. The wood isn't too limited, but it will be further away from you than you are used to. All the other resources are pretty standard. No deer, but a few more sheep instead.
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