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To celebrate the release of A Wizard of Mars, we’ve rolled out a few wallpapers showing the background locations of scenes in the book. All these wallpapers have been designed using actual Martian laser altimetry and radar terrain data from NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor probe. By plugging this data into the fabulous Terragen scenery-generation software, DD was able to use these real-world landscapes of Mars to scout locations for the book’s events. Now you too can see what Kit, Nita and the other characters in A Wizard of Mars see as they stand on the surface of the Red Planet!
First up: the Boys’ Road Trip arrives on Martian soil in the wake of the cracking of the mysterious superegg…
ETA: We will be adding larger resolutions shortly. Please check back with us soon.
(Also on the way: a “Blue Dawn” variant, as below:)
Nita’s, Carmela’s and S’reee’s view of dustfall
over the eroded lavaflow terrain of Arsia Chasmata,
from chapter 6 of A Wizard of Mars
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