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zippykat
03-13-2011, 03:47 PM
Brand new to this board and cartography in general.

I joined in hopes of learning how to make a good campaign map for a 2nd Ed. D&D campaign and there appear to be some great maps on here. Any good first steps anyone can recommend?

jtougas
03-13-2011, 04:44 PM
Welcome To The Guild. It would be helpful to have a little more information. What size map are you looking to make. World, Continent, Kingdom, City ? . When you decide that the next thing to decide is what type of software (if any) you want to use. After that check out the tutorial section. There are many helpful articles for all the popular software. Here are some links for you

The Quickstart Guide to Fantasy Cartography (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?4276-Quickstart-Guide-to-Fantasy-Mapping.)

Software Dicussion (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?1033-New-to-Digital-Cartography-Software-General-Information)

Tutorials (http://www.cartographersguild.com/forumdisplay.php?48-Tutorials-How-To)

Hope this gets you started on the right path. I look forward to seeing your work :)

anstett
03-13-2011, 05:07 PM
WOW I did not think there were many others still using the 2nd edition rule set.

BOB

jtougas
03-13-2011, 05:46 PM
I still use the 2e rules as well. IMO the best of the versions. :)

anstett
03-13-2011, 06:27 PM
Well if you ( or anyone ) is looking for a game we always have slots open for visitors.

BOB

Gidde
03-14-2011, 12:14 AM
Welcome to the Guild!

Steel General
03-14-2011, 07:36 AM
Welcome Aboard!

NeonKnight
03-16-2011, 04:23 PM
Welcome to the Guild!

mearrin69
03-17-2011, 01:50 AM
No 2E here...have the books but was sitting out gaming at that point in my life. :) Folks have already pointed out the tutorials so I'll just second that notion and wait to see your maps. Welcome to the Guild!
M

Kilian
03-22-2011, 03:25 AM
Welkom by die huis van die kartograaf.

tilt
03-22-2011, 01:32 PM
welcome to the guild :)