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Kenny
06-19-2010, 05:17 PM
As I was roaming the Internet I found this Site here and I am very impressed with the great work you guys do here.

Well, my name is Kenneth and I'm from Germany. I'm 30 years old and work as a purchaser for our companies production facilities (<- hope that's correct English)
My hobbies are RPG's (D&D 3.5 and Pathfinder), painting Miniatures and cooking, lol.

For weeks now I have been trying to come up with a nice simple way to create Dungeon Tiles and I came to the conclusion that I have to learn to make them myself. So I loaded my PC up with Gimp and am now searching the Forum for tutorials and reading everything I can get my eyes on. I have to start from scratch, my Gimp experience is like zero. But from what I saw on this site, I hope that my Map-Fu can challenge yours someday.

Greetz from Germany
Kenny

Ascension
06-19-2010, 05:22 PM
Glad to have ya here and you'll find plenty here to keep you busy for a long time. :)

Steel General
06-19-2010, 07:15 PM
Welcome Aboard!

Iapetus
06-19-2010, 08:40 PM
Welcome! Make sure to check out the tutorials section and the "how do i" section for tips and tricks. Also, a quick search of "award winner tutorial" will bring up a lot of excellent hits.

Rythal
06-19-2010, 11:44 PM
Welcome to the guild!

tilt
06-20-2010, 02:37 AM
Hi Kenny, welcome to the guild :)
when you're ready, post your maps in the WIP section for critique and help :)

tchüss

Redrobes
06-20-2010, 08:47 AM
Hi Kenny,

Welcome. We do a map challenge every month and one month was for battle map tiles.
http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?2644-***-August-challenge-Battlemap-Tiles-on-the-go-***

Heres the resulting entry thumbs:
http://www.cartographersguild.com/utilities/Thumbs/Html/Challengers_Aug08.htm

So go through all of them. For mine I did a set which can still be downloaded. Check out the thread by clicking on my name in the thumbs page and this post:
http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?2659-August-Entry-Multiple-textured-paths&p=29162&viewfull=1#post29162

has the links to all the sets which is still available. They are creative commons licensed so free to use with the ole NC-BY-SA restrictions.

NeonKnight
06-21-2010, 01:22 PM
Welcome to the Guild!