Originally Posted by The Giant
Look, just because the game originated by depicting cool and temperate climates does not mean that we can't depict warmer terrains like deserts and jungles. Fantasy art does not have to only show the landscape types found in northern Europe in order for gamers to identify with it!
Oh, I definitely agree. And it's so much fun also planning out the native flora and fauna, how people would adapt to living in different biomes, and how different biomes transition to each other. Seriously, any worldbuilder needs a good ecology textbook.