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SowelBlack
01-05-2010, 12:41 PM
A few days ago, I put together a number of icons in the style of the classic D&D Expert blue rulebook (and others). I had not seen something similar.

Linked is a sample map key showing the icons and a zip with individual 300x300 transparent pngs, and you're free to use them for any purpose, as far as I'm concerned.
http://inkwellideas.com/hexographer_forum/index.php?topic=56.0

I did them for my project Hexographer which helps people create hex maps quickly and easily. To use these in Hexographer you need to use the pro version which allows a user to switch the icons from the defaults. But as I said, anyone can use these, even if you want to turn them into brushes for Photoshop/GIMP or whatever.

BTW, the one icon I'm unhappy with is the sand dunes icon. If you have an alternate idea for it, please describe it or post it (if I can include it in the zip.)

DevinNight
01-05-2010, 01:57 PM
Here is an idea for the dunes.
They don't look like your hills or mountains.

RobA
01-05-2010, 04:56 PM
Here is a dunes in a similar style using DevinNight's profile:
20019

or with dunes shrinking:

20020

-Rob A>

SowelBlack
01-08-2010, 09:33 AM
Here is a dunes in a similar style using DevinNight's profile:
20019

or with dunes shrinking:

20020

-Rob A>

Thanks. Do you mind me including one of those in the zip I made? I'm worried that people may think they look like hills too (albeit different ones). But I guess people can use either as they wish. Or maybe I can tweak these somehow. Maybe put a few dots in it to represent sand.

RobA
01-08-2010, 04:54 PM
Thanks. Do you mind me including one of those in the zip I made? I'm worried that people may think they look like hills too (albeit different ones). But I guess people can use either as they wish. Or maybe I can tweak these somehow. Maybe put a few dots in it to represent sand.

Feel free to include it.

Here is another one more dune-ish, but less in line with the remainder of your symbols:
20149
-Rob A>

rdanhenry
01-10-2010, 10:11 PM
Perhaps if a cactus was included with the dunes, it would be more obviously desert? (Or use a sandworm for a more dramatic desert symbol.)