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rossik
01-01-2010, 07:28 AM
hi folks!
im just learnig how to do dungeon maps, so it will take more time till i get how to do urban scenarios ;)

i would like to request if possible a simple map for a village.
informations:

-its for a retro clone d&D adventure im writing, so i will give the artist the credits for it. its a non-profit project, so neither me or the artist will make money of it.

-its a small village , with almost 100 villagers. most are artisans/craftsman and a few farmers. the main profit of the village came from wondering adventurers and the craftsmen work. its very near to a hill

-since its a retro clone, im looking for a "old school" 1ed/basic D&D feeeling , like the one in module T1-Village of Hommlet (http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_mFjy4EWzmtg/SuUV7khpS-I/AAAAAAAAAms/6h38zAN-HP8/s1600-h/Hommlet.jpg), B2- The Keep on the Borderlands (http://home.insightbb.com/~harmyn/castellankeep.htm) or the Siege of Bodenburg (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Siege_of_bodenburg.GIF). they are simple, with some trees, nature and houses. no need for inside the house maps.

-the village could pass unnoticiable in the "world map". its suppose to be a generic village that could fit in any regular fantasy game, so theres not a road that leads to a capital city or a market point. it could have some simple roads inside the village, though.

-im not in such a hurry, but if possible, i would like to send my adventure at the end of the month, so the map should be ready by then.

-i think its suppose to fit a A4 paper, but i could use half of that. either way its good.

-theres only a couple of houses that must have, because of the history:

a blacksmith
a small chapel. the chapel must be "in touch" with a hill. the adventure takes place when someone accidently brakes a wall in the chapel and discover a tunnel to inside the hill.
a small house, the smaller house of the village, for a lonely old man and his friend
a tavern


well, i think this is it, any help will be very apretiated!

Steel General
01-01-2010, 09:24 AM
You may want to also check through the Finished Maps or Challenge Archive forums to see if there is something already completed that'll work for you. If so then contact the artist and see if you can use it or they maybe willing to modify it to fit your needs.

Redrobes
01-01-2010, 05:10 PM
If you dont find what you want in the finished maps section (Check the Thumbs (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showpost.php?p=51685&postcount=1) page) then mention which of them came closest. The examples you shown were of a keep and the module on the table etc which is pretty far from the village required.

rossik
01-01-2010, 06:52 PM
If you dont find what you want in the finished maps section (Check the Thumbs (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showpost.php?p=51685&postcount=1) page) then mention which of them came closest. The examples you shown were of a keep and the module on the table etc which is pretty far from the village required.


ok, sorry, i was showing the style. i dont want a "3d" map, photoshop , etc, ust those plain maps like the ones in old modules from TSR. but thanlks for the link , i will look and try to find :D

here is a example of the map im looking:

http://members.citynet.net/~csdriver/hommlet.jpg

rossik
01-01-2010, 06:57 PM
only that the one im looking for is monochromatic, but i think it should be a easy thing to change

Ascension
01-01-2010, 06:58 PM
So you're looking for just a simple black n white old school line drawing. I know that our resident dungeon masters can do that style for dungeons quite easily and there are many who can do that for regional maps. However, at this moment I can't think of any city maps around here in that style...there might be but I just can't recall. If someone takes this on it would really cool to have some old school villages here.

rossik
01-01-2010, 07:10 PM
So you're looking for just a simple black n white old school line drawing. I know that our resident dungeon masters can do that style for dungeons quite easily and there are many who can do that for regional maps. However, at this moment I can't think of any city maps around here in that style...there might be but I just can't recall. If someone takes this on it would really cool to have some old school villages here.

thanks ascencion, i thought i had falied searching for old school villages, eheheh

ravells
01-05-2010, 07:38 PM
How about something like this? 100 people should be about 20 houses or so, a few small ones dotted around for your poor man and his dog (one in the forest on the hill if he's a hermit type), the smithy is by the river with (what is supposed to be) a waterwheel. Your chapel in the other hill. Presumably you'll want to put numbers in the houses and label them yourself.

Syt
01-06-2010, 03:28 AM
Something I just whipped up in CC3, using one of the annuals that really lends itself to quickly drafted maps.

rossik
01-06-2010, 09:51 AM
thanks a lot both of you, guys!

nice colors, Syt! if theres a section for "free maps", you should put yours, is very handy.


but ravells, i must say that your map is what i was looking for, thanks !
i just know how to put the number in Paint, so, could you please number the areas? just put the numbers 1,2,3 and 4. oh, and if i may ask a little more, the east part of the hill (the chapel one) ends in a cliff, so maybe it would be better to not show the east end of that hill.


now, how do i proceed? sorry, i didnt get it right. should i edit the topic to "taken"?

Gandwarf
01-06-2010, 02:00 PM
I put in "taken" in the thread title for you. I am sure Ravells will help you with the last few requests.

Syt
01-06-2010, 02:10 PM
nice colors, Syt! if theres a section for "free maps", you should put yours, is very handy.

Thanks. :) As said, 90% of the work was done by CC, so I don't want to take too much credit. :compass:

ravells
01-06-2010, 02:53 PM
Heh, I liked Syt's better, but there you go!

Attached is the maps with numbers and a simple cliff drawn in. I can take it out if you want and just leave the cliffside blank.

best

Ravs

rossik
01-07-2010, 09:56 AM
thanks, gandwarf!


ravells, great work on the cliff!
would you put numbers only on the four major event points?
they are:
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1. a blacksmith
2. a small chapel. the chapel must be "in touch" with a hill. the adventure takes place when someone accidently brakes a wall in the chapel and discover a tunnel to inside the hill.
3. a small house, the smaller house of the village, for a lonely old man and his friend
4. a tavern



thanks a lot, im a very happy with your work!

ravells
01-07-2010, 11:32 AM
Here you go. All done.

rossik
01-08-2010, 05:37 AM
great! thanks, ravells!

not to abuse, but could you do the color of the water a little stronger? i just notice that it may not shows too well in all monitors (sorry, i've forgot the mention that in earlier post :()

ravells
01-11-2010, 04:01 AM
Sure, here you go.

rossik
01-15-2010, 02:08 PM
this is it!
thanks ravells!
i will let you know whne the pdf is ready.

should i credit it to "ravells", or fo you whant to use another name?

ravells
01-15-2010, 02:09 PM
If you could credit to ravells and put the cartographers guild web address on it, that would be wonderful, thanks!