View Full Version : How to rip a Google Map
03-22-2009, 12:38 AM
When I first started DM'ing, I needed a world map. Stuck with no talent, I ripped everything off Google Maps and worked on it in Photoshop.
This is not WIP; this is old amateur finished work. I don't remember exact details, but see if you can find what world region I ripped everything from!
03-22-2009, 03:29 AM
I think you have a great talent when it comes to ripping google of images and then assemble them in to a new map. The only thing I miss is a better (ripped) texture for the ocean. Good job.
03-22-2009, 07:29 AM
Great job! I'd love to see a tutorial on the methods you use!
Google Earth annoys me a bit because when you zoom in, the images are composited in strips each of which is coloured slightly differently.
03-22-2009, 11:27 AM
Yeah, I hate that varying color thing...so I use the website FlashEarth which has different overlay styles (none of which are Google).
03-23-2009, 02:47 AM
I remembered something: one of my players is my cousin, who plays via webcam and Maptool. Since he went to New Zealand, I threw this mashup together:
03-23-2009, 03:17 AM
Also found yet another version of the map... seems I couldn't make up my mind.
03-23-2009, 10:18 PM
Pretty cool...I like the pastel color scheme and the low opacity terrain rip.
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