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davosaur
04-26-2009, 03:33 PM
Hello everyone, I've been blown away by the resources here and the maturity-level of the forum as well.

I'm a gamer from Saugus, California who likes designing adventures and maps for DnD 4e. I am a hobbyist in the realm of gaming, meaning that I collect a ton of stuff. I've played Gurps, Mutants and Masterminds, Spirit of the Century, Feng Shui, Savage Worlds, and every version of Dnd. There are probably some others there that I forgot.

I also like card games as well as strategy board games. Computer games fit in there too (I'm a recovering WoW-O'holic).

I was a Photoshop user 12 or 13 years ago when I did webpage design as a side job to get me through college. I'm new to Gimp, but some of the techniques are starting to come back to me as I work through tutorials.

I'm currently a teacher of 6th graders (all subjects). I have 3 boys of my own ranging in ages from 5 to 13, so free time is at a premium. I still manage to game, though, about 3 days out of the month, and designing maps for those games is a nice way to unwind in the evenings (preferably with a Bass ale or Guinness close at hand).

Thanks again all of you who contribute here; this is a great resource that cuts through a lot of learning curve for me.

Steel General
04-26-2009, 04:20 PM
Welcome Aboard!

Post up some of your endeavors with the tutorials in the appropriate WIP forum, let's see what you can do. :)

ravells
04-26-2009, 06:59 PM
Great to have you here! Can't wait to see your stuff...you should get your students into mapping too!!

They have Bass in California? I'm impressed!

Korash
04-26-2009, 07:32 PM
And have a Bass on me too :)

Welcome to the guild. Love to what you got.

NeonKnight
04-26-2009, 08:20 PM
Welcome to the Guild!

Ascension
04-26-2009, 09:54 PM
Howdy, Davo. If you still have Photoshop kicking around you might get some use out of it still. Then again, if it's like version 2 then probably not :) I know that a lot of the stuff I do would work in version 6 (that's what I started with). Welcome and have fun.