World Map of Tora

I found a thing! I was going through boxes filled with my old drawings and RPG stuff and I came across these maps. These are scans of a fantasy world map I did sometime around 1999 or 2000. I even made a weathered looking handout version of the map, and…

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[Map] The Azure Bastion

The Azure Bastion was once an important coastal fortress keeping an eye on a narrow passage on a peninsula leading to the prosperous harbor city of King’s Bay. But the great Spellquake changed everything. Landmasses shook and churned in ways never seen before. Islands, even whole continents, sunk in the…

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[Map] The Dwarven Rivergate

On the way to the dwarven city of Hakku there’s an old rivergate now infested with goblins and orcs. Passing the rivergate can save over a days worth of travel time, but it is a known fact that taking this route usually means only trouble. The creatures that have taken…

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[Map] The Tomb of Devas

When I started drawing this map, the big statue at the center of the main hall became a sort of a center piece for the whole map. I did not come up with a clear story for this map, but instead added various features that might offer different uses for…

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[Map] A Bugbear Lair

  Small caves are perfect for short “side quests”. You can inhabit them with marauding humanoids, beasts or other creatures, like bugbears in this case. Well, the map was just named after bugbears, but you can use what ever nasty critters you like 😉 As an after thought I would…

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[Map] A Ruined Castle

Ancient ruined castles with overgrown vegetation and crumbled walls have always been fascinating locations in fantasy RPG’s for me. So, here’s one 🙂 In the cellar there’s a room behind the collapsed hallway. I would treat this as a secret door to see if the characters can notice that there’s…

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[Map] Drow Temple

I don’t usually use graph paper as I find the grid somehow restrictive. Still, I felt like I was wandering off too much from my original mapping style and wanted to kind of rewind a bit backwards and try something simpler for a change. When I started drawing this map…

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[Map] Progenitor Laboratory

I have wanted to make an “alien dungeon” for quite sometime already. This is my shot at it. I wanted to add strange shaped rooms mixed with cavern-like structures and more symmetric rooms. While drawing this I was thinking of the caves and structures you could see in Prometheus and…

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[Map] Goblin Shortcut

  I made this little map going through a mountain wall or something else blocking the party’s way. Nothing special really behind this map 😀 I just thought that something like this might come in handy at some point. For high-resolution waterstamp-free versions of this and other of my RPG maps,…

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[Map] The Skull Dungeon

One day at work I thought that it would be fun to draw a map shaped like a skull. Also, I had just recently bought a new ink brush and wanted to try it out. I was positively surprised how the lines turned out with the brush pen. For high-resolution…

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