I am happy to announce the beta version of our mod teams first island. It is a topographical depiction of the Brecon Beacons mountains in South Wales, United Kingdom. The Brecon Beacons are used by the British army to ruck in extreme conditions, harsh terrain and crushing elevations. More interestingly the mountains are used by the Special Air Service for the endurance test in their selection, known as the fan dance the 24 km ruck is one of the toughest and most dangerous selection courses in the world. More men have died doing the fan dance than any other western tier one selection.
The map is made as a simulation of the typical topography of the area. It is not a 1:1 copy nor is it an attempt to replicate infrastructure, British army training facilities or specific geography/landmarks. The map could easily be used to simulate Scottish Highlands, North American Mountains or Eastern European Mountains.
The map contains roughly 10 peaks and has both woodland, valleys, lakes, snowy ridges and shruby valleys.
The map has 2 facilities connected by a road both of which contain watermarks for our unit, some custom objects will be required to use the map and that is what is taking most of our time at the moment.
The map's topography is done by myself but everything beyond that other some creative assistance is done by Whitefang ([UKSF] Maier)
Help modeling building would be appreciated. Thanks for any feedpack. Screenshots and beta version available for download here