View Full Version : Map time!

09-28-2011, 07:02 AM
Hello mappy people,

I'm Mossmess, and I'm searching for a hobby. After some aimless wandering around the internet I followed a link from Jon Roberts' website (http://fantasticmaps.wordpress.com/) to your guild...

And I'm totally inspired! You guys are so talented, and not to mention supportive. It's a great community you have here and I'm looking forward to being a part of it.

I studied graphic design at uni, so I'm hoping I have the software and arty skills to do some passable work. What I don't have is any knowledge about geography, but I guess I'll pick it up as I go along. (If you happen to know of any 'geography for noobs' websites or posts, let me know :) ).

See you around!

Steel General
09-28-2011, 07:09 AM
Welcome Aboard!

09-28-2011, 10:59 AM
Welcome to the guild!

09-28-2011, 09:23 PM
http://www.sfwa.org/2009/08/fantasy-worldbuilding-questions/ is a wonderful resource on world building as a whole. you may only be concerned with geography right now, but city and border placement have to be thought out in order to make sense.

09-29-2011, 06:13 AM
Thanks for the world building link, Lalaithion! Gives me a lot to think (and map) about :)

09-29-2011, 06:24 AM
welcome to the guild. Personally I just wing it when it comes to geography - my players don't notice anyway :)