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geezerdm
05-19-2012, 06:28 AM
This is a mini-sandbox hexmap for an RPG campaign. Created entirely in GIMP, save for the Hex overlay, which was taken from a public domain source, opened in GIMP and to which I then added the hex-numbers.

I created the hex icons myself. The dragon, featured on the icon in hex 0903, originally was from a PD picture, but after major shrinking and the necessary, subsequent touching up, looks nothing like the original picture (and just barely looks like a dragon. :P )

arsheesh
05-19-2012, 08:49 AM
First off, welcome to the Guild Geezerdm! Second, about the hex grid, I don't know if you are aware but there is actually a GIMP plugin that allows you to render Hex Grids in GIMP (here's a link (http://registry.gimp.org/node/15852)). Third, are you planning to run a "Hex-crawl" style adventure? I've been itching to run one myself ever since reading Justin Alexander's wonderful blog post (http://thealexandrian.net/wordpress/15156/roleplaying-games/game-structures-part-6-hexcrawls) on it.

Cheers,
-Arsheesh

geezerdm
05-19-2012, 11:26 AM
First off, welcome to the Guild Geezerdm! Second, about the hex grid, I don't know if you are aware but there is actually a GIMP plugin that allows you to render Hex Grids in GIMP (here's a link (http://registry.gimp.org/node/15852)). Third, are you planning to run a "Hex-crawl" style adventure? I've been itching to run one myself ever since reading Justin Alexander's wonderful blog post (http://thealexandrian.net/wordpress/15156/roleplaying-games/game-structures-part-6-hexcrawls) on it.

Cheers,
-Arsheesh

I'll check out that link, thanks. Yeah, it's the starting area for a hexcrawl. :)