Testing Printed Maps

I tested printing a section of a map I’m working on. The original was not drawn with a grid, so it doesn’t quite match, but works well enough IMHO. The grid is 1″ and the resolution fits virtual tabletop use as well. This is an exciting development for me as…

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#mapvember2018 Prompt List

The prompt list for #mapvember2018 is here! This year all of the topics on the prompt list are song titles! Each day is given a song title that you can interpret however you like. You can take inspiration from the title alone, from the lyrics, or the atmosphere of the…

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[Map] The Tomb of Nihilar

  The Tomb of Nihilar… a pyramid hidden in the jungle hides a horrible secret deep underground. There is an abandoned camp near the tomb entrance. The last entry of a diary found at the campsite says something about a secret door in the sacrificial chamber and how others must…

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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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